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Zimbabwe on cliff-edge as demos set-off

Zimbabwe economy is on the edge as the recent unannounced salaries slash by the embattled ED Mnangagwa government set off demonstrations by the healthcare keyworkers. Parirenyatwa Group of Hospital, the country’s largest healthcare providing institution erupted into an outcry demo as the doctors, nurses and general staff downed tools and essembled a picketline to the office of the General Medical ...

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Prophet Advocate Joshua donates PPE to Chitungwiza General Hospital

Prophet Advocate Joshua, through the Prophetic Ministry International Church (PMIC) and its partners donated personal protective equipment (visors) to Chitungwiza General Hospital on Saturday towards the fight against Covid-19. During the handover ceremony, Prophet Advocate Joshua gave thanks to the church partners for their contribution towards the fight against the Corona Virus. “Firstly, I would like to thank God for ...

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Opening of schools rescheduled

The reopening of schools that was proposed to be on the 29th of June has been rescheduled to the 28 of July 2020. This was announced by the Minister of Information Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday after the 19th Cabinet briefing. Although the reopening of schools has been rescheduled the Zimsec June examinations have not been shifted and will continue from the ...

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Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry accused of grabbing a farm

Former Olympic swimming gold medallist, Kirsty Coventry has been implicated in the seizure of a property allocated by Zimbabwe’s government to Robert Zhuwao, nephew of the late former president Robert Mugabe. According to court papers filed by Zhuwao at the high court, Coventry – who is the minister of sport, arts and culture – through her husband, Tyrone Seward, gave ...

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New Zealand to lift Corona virus restrictions

Adopted from BBC World News New Zealand is set to lift almost all its Corona Virus restrictions within hours as it reports there are no active cases in the country. It will move to level one, the lowest of its four-tier alert system, at midnight local time (12:00 GMT). Under this, social distancing will no longer be required and there ...

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Businessman in community service storm

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is set to give a report after highlighting that it is investigating if Harare businessman Tony Renato Sarpo  indeed performed  210 hours community service given as an alternative to jail term for vehicle theft at Morris Deport in December last year. ZACC Chairperson, Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo confirmed receiving a complaint in February this year after ...

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Dismiss Sarpo’s court application- PG

The Prosecutor General of Zimbabwe, Kumbirai Hodzi, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to dismiss businessman, Tony Renato Sarpo’s review application accusing the latter of ‘trying to frustrate the due administration of justice’. In an affidavit which was deposed on behalf of Hodzi by Edmore Makoto, the Prosecutor General argues that Sarpo is not desirous to prosecute his ...

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Zimbabwe under lockdown

Today marks the first day of Zimbabwe’s 21 day lockdown as the government tries to stop the spread of coronavirus. The President of Zimbabwe, ED Mnangagwa announced the lockdown on Friday and also tweeted the following as additional measures to be taken during the outbreak: New government measures to fight Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/sM4qp5yDF3— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) March 24, 2020 On ...

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STILL NO ACCOMMODATION FOR CAPETOWN REFUGEES

South Africa is under a lockdown in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. However, the refugees who have been staying on the streets of Capetown and at the Methodist Church are at a very high risk of contracting and spreading the virus as they are still homeless. Their number which is reportedly 700, super-exceeds the allowed maximum ...

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British Prime Minister tests positive for coronavirus

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is in self isolation after he tested postive for the coronavirus earlier today. In his tweet, the Prime Minister says that he will continue leading the governement’s response via video conference in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. He is urging anyone who is able to stay at home to do ...

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