In Pictures

In Pictures

In Pictures: Makumbe District Hospital’s dilapidated facilities

Makumbe District Hospital which serves a population of around half a million people is still relying on run-down infrastructure built back in 1946. Below are some images of the old kitchen where the hospital’s industrial stoves are no longer working, the laundry room with broken down washing machines and the overwhelmed three-body chamber mortuary. The pictures were taken during a

In Pictures: Neville Mutsvangwa to spend nights behind bars

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa Below are some images of Zanu PF spokesperson Christopher and Women Affairs minister Monica Mutsvangwa’s son Neville arriving and leaving Harare Magistrates Court Friday where he was remanded in custody pending finalisation of his bail hearing.

In Pictures: New ZiG currency notes, coins start circulating

Below are some images from Harare Central Business District where citizens have started accessing the new currency Zimbabwean Gold (ZIG) notes and coins. Banks on Tuesday were issuing coins and ZIG10 notes only. Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa

Mnangagwa commissions Kamativi Spodumene Mine

Below are some images from Hwange, Kamativi Spodumene mine where President Emmerson Mnangagwa Friday commissioned the company’s 2.3 MT spodumene mining and processing project phase one. Pictures by the Presidential Communications

In Pictures: Zimbabwe introduces new ZiG currency

THE incoming governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe John Mushayavanhu Friday announced the introduction of a new currency, Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG). Below are some images from the new currency launch. Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa

In Pictures: WFP concludes 2024 lean season food distribution

Below are some images from  Madabe village, Mangwe district in Matebeleland South Province where the World Food Program (WFP) concluded its lean season food assistance program. The program targeted 230 000 vulnerable and food insecure Zimbabweans from  Mangwe, Chivi, Mwenezi and Buhera districts. 26 434 people from Mangwe benefited from the program. The program was

In Pictures: Inside cult leader Madzibaba Ishmael’s ‘Canaan’

Below are some images from controversial apostolic sect leader Ishmael Chokurongerwa’s farm in Nyabira where hundreds of families live. Ishmael told his followers the world was ending soon and all of them stay in “Canaan” – his farm. He has since been arrested following reports of child labour, child marriages, denial of rights to education,

In Pictures: Zimbabwe launches oral cholera vaccination campaign

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa THE Ministry of Health in partnership with UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday launched the oral cholera vaccination campaign. The first vaccines were administered in Kuwadzana, Harare, one of the suburbs most affected by the current cholera outbreak.

A general view of a decomposed elephant which died of drought in Hwange National Park in Hwange, northern Zimbabwe on December 16, 2023 [Zinyange Auntony/AFP]

In Pictures: Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

AFP Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe’s biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before

IMAGES: VP Chiwenga ties the knot in lavish ceremony; former First Lady Grace Mugabe among guests

By Staff Reporter VICE President Constantino Chiwenga tied the knot with his wife Miniyothabo Baloyi in a posh ceremony at St Gerard Catholic Church in Borrowdale, Harare. Bishop Rudolph Nyandoro solemnised the marriage. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, First Lady Auxilia, VP Kembo Mohadi and ministers Kirsty Coventry, Fredrick Shava, Jenfan Muswere, Sithembiso Nyoni, Tatenda Mavetera and

In Pictures: Police storms Parliament to eject Chamisa’s MPs

There was chaos in the House of Assembly Thursday, when Citizens Coalition for Change legislators were expelled by Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda after they protested the swearing in ceremony of Mabvuku-Tafara MP Pedzai ‘Scott’ Sakupwanya. The CCC legislators chanted protest songs like “ndimi makauraya” accusing Sakupwanya of murdering opposition activist Tapfumaneyi Masaya who was