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Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson ‘In Good Spirits’ And Stable In Hospital

BBC UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is “in good spirits” after spending the night in intensive care being treated for coronavirus, No 10 has said. A spokesman said Mr Johnson, 55, was stable overnight and is being given oxygen and is not on a ventilator. It comes as Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove became the

Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa Directs Money Transfer Agencies To Reopen

By Robert Tapfumaneyi PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has directed that Money Transfer Agencies (MTA) must reopen with immediate effect to address cash challenges as more people now depend of outside remittances after the closure of the informal sector during the 21 day national lockdown. “In view of the ongoing COVID-19-related national lockdown, and following concerns from

Douglas Mwonzora

Mwonzora denies Prime Minister ambitions, bid to drag MDC into GNU

By Mary Taruvinga MDC top politician Douglas Mwonzora has dismissed as malicious, social media claims he was keen on dragging MDC into a government of national unity with the Zanu PF led administration in an arrangement that would see him become Prime Minister. This follows a recent Supreme Court ruling which declared current MDC Alliance

Welshman Ncube

Welsh, Dougie trade barbs amid Chamisa coup claims

By Leopold Munhende MDC top politicians, Welshman Ncube and Douglas Mwonzora have had ugly exchanges on twitter with the latter accusing the party vice president of plotting a coup against disputed party leader Nelson Chamisa. The simmering rivalry within the main opposition has been ignited by a recent Supreme Court ruling declaring Chamisa’s rise to

VP Constantino Chiwenga flies to China for treatment

WATCH: Man’s bizarre prayer, ‘Lord, bless our dirty politicians with coronavirus’

By Staff Reporter AN unidentified man is seen on a self-recorded video praying fervently to God to infect Africa’s ‘dirty’ and ‘corrupt’ leaders with coronavirus. The man accuses African leaders of building themselves expensive mansions outside their countries using taxpayers’ money at the expense of building hospitals for their poor people. While he does not

Zimbabwe confirms 9th positive Covid-19 case

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE has confirmed its ninth positive case of coronavirus in a 50-year-old Harare resident who recently returned from the United Kingdom and later tested positive Wednesday. This was revealed in a Covid-19 update by the Ministry of Health and Child Care Thursday evening. READ FULL STATEMENT BY MINISTRY:

Morgen Komichi

Komichi rejected by own Midlands allies, blasted for betrayal

By Staff Reporter AMBITIOUS top MDC politician, Morgen Komichi has been rejected by his own allies in Midlands Province where he is a party senator. By virtue of having been party deputy chair post MDC-2014 congress whose mandate has been restored by the courts, Komichi has come forward to try to revive the erstwhile MDC

Sekai Nzenza

Informal Sector To Be Most Affected By Lockdown

By Idah Mhetu THE informal sector, a key source of employment for thousands in Zimbabwe, will be the most affected by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s lockdown decree, which comes into effect this Monday. Mnangagwa Friday declared a 21-day national lockdown as his government took precautionary measures to avert the further spread of coronavirus in the country.

Zimbabweans fear ‘starving in their own homes’ as 21-day coronavirus lockdown looms

AFP Zimbabweans braced on Sunday for a three-week lock-down to curb the spread of the coronavirus which has killed one person so far and infected six others, and for many the lockdown means tough times ahead. President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a 21-day “total” lockdown from Monday that will curtail movement within the country, shut most

George Charamba

Lockdown Does Not Mean Shutdown – ED’s Spokesperson

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson, George Charamba has said the 21-day national lockdown which comes into effect on Monday, does not mean a complete shutdown of the country as some key economic activities needed no interruption. Mnangagwa on Friday put the country on a 21-day lockdown in a government attempt to contain the

WATCH: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive For Coronavirus

By Staff Reporter THE United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has tested positive to the deadly coronavirus. The PM confirmed on Twitter that he had developed mild symptoms over the last 24 hours and tested positive for coronavirus. He wrote: Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.

Zimbabwe Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Rise To Five – Health Ministry

By Anna Chibamu CONFIRMED cases of coronavirus in Zimbabwe have risen to five, the Ministry of Health has announced. Two new cases were reported Wednesday, Secretary for Health Agnes Mahomva said in her daily coronavirus update Wednesday evening. “The Ministry would like to report that today the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory tested 65 samples. Two

Elite fretting over Covid-19...President Emmerson Mnangagwa has abandoned Munhumutapa offices over Covid-19 scare

Tagwirei grabs Kereke upmarket clinic to set up coronavirus hospital for the elite

By Mary Taruvinga BUSINESSMAN Kudakwashe Tagwirei and his Sakunda Holdings have taken over jailed Zanu PF ex-MP Munyaradzi Kereke’s upmarket hospital in Harare’s Mt Pleasant suburb with claims the facility will only admit top government and other well-heeled coronavirus patients. This has sparked a protest from the opposition MDC which has watched the Zanu PF

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa Announces Partial Lockdown For Govt Workers

By Staff Reporter ALL government employees will from this coming Monday start performing 14-day shifts that will see only a third of workers from each department working during the partial lockdown. The new measures were announced Wednesday by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a Zanu PF Politburo meeting at the party’s headquarters in Harare. The move