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Minister Biggie Matiza succumbs to COVID-19

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Development, Hon. Biggie Joel Matiza passed away this Friday evening at St Annes Hospital in Harare. The sad development was confirmed by Zanu PF Mashonaland East Political Commissar, Cde Herbert Shumbamhini saying his death is a blow to the province and the nation at large. Matiza was among a score of high profile attendees ...

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Mnangagwa overwhelmed over Covid-19

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa urges people not to lose heart but continue fighting Covid-19 to overcome it. He alluded that in a speech he made at the National Heroes Acre where two National Heroes were being laid to rest Dr Ellen Gwaradzimba and Moton Dizzy Paul Malianga. President Mnangagwa said the Covvid-19 pandemic is stronger and is spreading very fast. ...

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Work from Home:Nick Mangwana

Ministry of Information,Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary, Mr Nick Mangwana has announced that from today all Ministries,Government departments and Agencies will operate with 10% staff. Government has introduced this measure in the fight against Covid-19 as new confirmed cases continue to spike in the Central Business District. With the exemption of the Ministry of Health and Child Care, all ...

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ZRP Warns Curfew Violators

The Zimbabwe Republic Police(ZRP) has given a stern warning for those publicly violating the National Lockdown curfew order. In a Press statement issued yesterday, the ZRP emphasised the curfew hours which are running from 1800 hours to 0600 the following day during the entire lockdown period. The statement read,“The curfew order runs from 1800hrs to 0600 hrs the next day. ...

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MDC Alliance Fadzai Mahere Tests Positive For Covid-19

MDC-A spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere has revealed that she has tested positive for Covid-19. The development comes a few days after Mahere left Chikurubi Maximum Prison where she was incarcerated for allegedly publishing falsehoods. Recently, Jacob Mafume skipped court, his lawyer Tendai Biti told the court that the mayor was in quarantine after three inmates he shared a cell with succumbed ...

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Foreign Affairs Minister SB Moyo Dies

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Busi Moyo, the army general who announced the November 2017 coup that toppled Robert Mugabe has succumbed to Covid-19. Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Acting Minister Jenfan Muswere has confirmed the death but could not give further details. “I can confirm for now that Minister SB Moyo has died,” he said. This came after several ...

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60 died of Covid-19 in 24hrs

The Ministry of Health yesterday recorded Covid-19 mortality tally of 60 in 24hrs making Monday the darkest day of the era. The Ministry revealed that 36 of those who died where from Harare which marks it the ‘blackspot’ of the nation following the highest records of Covid cases recorded yesterday. Secretary Minister for Information Nick Mangwana has also confirmed, “Positive ...

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Mafume skips court amid COVID-19 fears

Embattled Harare Mayor Councillor Jacob Mafume has skipped his routine court appearance on Monday as he is is self isolations after three former cellmates from Remand prison succumbed to Covid-19, a court heard on Monday. Mafume was not in court for his routine remand. His lawyer Tendai Biti told magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti that Mafume had been advised by his doctor ...

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Covid-19 vaccine on the way: VP Chiwenga

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Hourable Retired General Constantino Chiwenga has announced that Covid-19 vaccination will be introduced into the health system following the recent spike in confirmed cases in the country. In a press statement the Vice President mentioned how Zimbabwe is one of the victims of the pandemic and further commented on the measures ...

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Covid-19: Parirenyatwa Hospital Suspends All Visiting Hours

Covid-19: Parirenyatwa Hospital Suspends All Visiting Hours

Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals have, with immediate effect, suspended all hospital visiting hours at the back of a resurgence in coronavirus infections across the country and an increase in reported cases within the institution. In a statement, the Hospital said the measure has been necessitated by the need to protect inpatients, staff members and visitors. The notice read: Please be ...

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