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IN PICTURES: Striking Parirenyatwa Hospital Nurses Demand Salary Hikes

By Idah Mhetu HUNDREDS of disgruntled nurses and other health workers at Parirenyatwa Hospital demonstrated this week over poor salaries. The nurses also demanded the proposed US$ Covid-19 allowance to be paid in cash. NewZimbabwe.com managed to capture the striking health workers on camera and below are some of the pictures.

Rhodes Must Fall: Oxford Backs Removal Of Cecil John Rhodes’ Statue

Evening Standard THE governing board of Oxford University’s Oriel College has voted to remove a controversial statue of 19th-century imperialist Cecil Rhodes. Leaders at the college Wednesday announced an Independent Commission Inquiry into the “key issues surrounding” the monument, which has been the subject of recent Black Lives Matter protests. A statement from the college on Wednesday read:

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

BREAKING: Govt Dollarises, Introduces US$75 Covid-19 Allowance For Civil Servants

By Costa Nkomo GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect introduced a US$75 Covid-19 allowance for all civil servants while their monthly salaries have been increased by 50%. All government pensioners will be paid Covid-19 US$30 allowance. Government spokesperson Nick Mangwana confirmed the new adjustments. “With immediate, all civil servants’ salaries will be adjusted upwards by 50%.

Alexia Nyamadzawo

Murdered Durban girl’s funeral expected to take place in Zimbabwe

TimesLive Durban: The body of 6-year-old Alexia Nyamadzawo, who was strangled and dumped in a sugar cane field, allegedly by her mother, is in the process of being repatriated to Zimbabwe. The Umhlali Preparatory pupil’s death gained massive news coverage in Zimbabwe after it was revealed that her paternal grandfather was the former mayor of

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa reopens informal market, churches

By Idah Mhetu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has moved to reopen the country’s informal market after over two months closure as part of his government’s attempts to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In an address to the nation from State House on Friday, Mnangagwa also reopened churches but maintained the number of congregants at just 50

Oil Castor Zimbabwe Accused Of Duping Rural Model ‘Winner’ US$10 000

By Paidashe Mandivengerei A LOCAL bean processing company, Oil Castor Zimbabwe has been accused of scamming the “winner” of the Miss Rural Africa beauty pageant US$10 000. The allegations come after the organisers suspiciously cancelled the competition and deleted their Facebook page after receiving the likes that would determine the winner. The pageant dubbed Miss

Xenophobic South Africans can’t champion #BlackLivesMatter – Malema

By Jonisayi Maromo Pretoria – EFF leader Julius Malema on Monday criticised sections of the South African community championing the #BlackLivesMatter global movement while they maintained silence or supported the attacks when foreign nationals, particularly African immigrants, were brutalised on numerous occasions in South Africa. “While you kill Zimbabweans, Mozambicans, Nigerians and Somalians here in

Arrested senior MDC Alliance officials inside a police truck soon after their arrest outside Harvest House

UPDATED: Biti, Kore Arrested As Army Takes Control Of Harvest House

By Leopold Munhende MDC Alliance co-vice presidents, Tendai Biti and Lynette Karenyi-Kore were Friday arrested at the party’s Harvest House (now Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House) headquarters, moments before an abortive press conference they intended to address. The two VPs and party officials, Gladys Hlatshwayo and Lovemore Chinoputsa, as well as Manicaland provincial chair David Chimhini

Mexican Police

Man Arrested For Not Wearing Face Mask, Beaten To Death

The Guardian VIDEO shows officers forcing a man into a police truck as bystanders plead for his release. Mexicans have responded with outrage after a man was found beaten to death hours after he was arrested by police officers for not wearing a face mask in public. Anti-police protests erupted on Thursday evening in Guadalajara,

Temba Mliswa

WATCH: Pandemonium In Parliament As Temba Mliswa Manhandles Zanu PF MPs

By Anna Chibamu FIERY independent MP for Norton, Temba Mliswa was Thursday ejected from the legislative chamber after he manhandled two Zanu PF MPs Gorden Chanda and Munyaradzi Kashambe during sitting. Chanda is the MP for Gokwe-Sesame and Kashambe, Seke. Mliswa was infuriated by Kashambe’s comments he was being too boastful and disrespectful of cabinet

More MDC Alliance MPs Defy Chamisa, Attend Parly

By Anna Chibamu THE number of MDC Alliance MPs defying opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s directive to boycott all parliamentary business continues to increase with 15 party legislators attending Tuesday’s sitting. Stung by a recent expulsion of four senior MDC Alliance officials from Parliament, Chamisa last month ordered all MPs not to attend any parliamentary business.

Zimbabwean Film Industry Makes Netflix Debut With “Cook Off”

Reuters ZIMBABWEAN film Cook Off, a romance about a struggling single mother who finds love during a cooking competition, premiered on Netflix on Monday, a debut that its makers hope will propel the country’s small film sector to global audiences. Zimbabwe often grabs headlines for its economic woes and political crises, but producer Joe Njagu