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Njabulilo Musa

WATCH: Emotional Welcome For UK-Based Zimbabwean Man After COVID-19 Recovery

NewZimbabwean.com THERE was an emotional welcome by loved ones and neighbours as a UK-based Zimbabwean man, Njabulilo Musa returned home after recovering from COVID-19. Musa of Northampton spent three weeks in intensive care on a ventilator. The video shared by Diaspora Insurance has since gone viral on social media platforms. Emotional Welcome Home after recovery

Permsec Nick Mangwana

Mangwana denies ED has deployed troops to fight Jihadists in Moza

By Anna Chibamu INFORMATION Ministry permanent secretary has denied swirling reports President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deployed troops to fight to northern Mozambique to help fight an Islamic insurgency that erupted a few years ago. The claims have set twitter buzzing with critics slamming the underfire Zanu PF led government for acting outside the law. Journalist

MP Matewu recovering in hospital

MDC Marondera MP, two others in freak car crash

By Staff Reporter MDC legislator for Marondera Central Caston Matewu and two party colleagues were Friday night involved in a freak car accident which left them nursing broken ribs. The lawmaker also confirmed the news through social media while on his hospital bed. His other colleagues were identified as Leader Mazambani and Muzukuru George Chikovore,

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa extends Zimbabwe lockdown by another 14 days

By Robert Tapfumaneyi Lockdown now partial, downgraded to Level 2 PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended the country’s lockdown period by another two weeks, downgrading it to Level 2. The measure, initially introduced 30 March this year, is aimed at reducing the spread of coronavirus. Under Level 2, Mnangagwa announced industry shall re-open but only from

Late Thembiso Gobo

MDC stalwart loses battle with cancer

By Staff Reporter MDC founding politician and aide to party president Nelson Chamisa, Thembiso Gobo has died aged 50 due to a long battle with cervical cancer. Gobo, who was Kadoma Ward 13 Councillor, died at a Kadoma Hospital Wednesday. A founder member of the MDC, the now deceased is survived by four children, three

Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 cases jump to 40

By Costa Nkomo ZIMBABWE’S Covid19 cases have increased to 40 with the country recording 8 more cases in a single day, the highest single jump since the outbreak was first confirmed last month. In its daily updates on the Covid-19 situation in the country, the Ministry of Health said of the eight new cases, six

Soldier Dies, 24 Injured In Kariba Army Truck Accident

By Staff Reporter A SOLDIER died Sunday afternoon after a Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) truck he was travelling in from Kariba to Harare was involved in a fatal accident. According to Information Ministry secretary, Nick Mangwana, 24 other soldiers were injured in the accident and were rushed to Kariba hospital. “An army truck involved in

Energy Mutodi

Mutodi Angered By ‘Bat-Eating’ China For Exposing World To COVID-19

By Staff Reporter  CONTROVERSIAL Deputy Information Minister, Energy Mutodi has accused Asian countries including Zimbabwe’s all-weather friend, China of spreading the deadly coronavirus pandemic by consuming wild animals, bats and dogs. COVID-19 has killed over 200 000 people across the globe with more than two million infected with the virus in just four months. In

WATCH: Ramaphosa Jokes About His Face Mask Mishap

News24 President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken his face mask mishap in his stride as he joined in on the fun, joking about his faux pas with the media on Friday. Speaking to journalists during a visit to a quarantine site in Gauteng, Ramaphosa made the quip about his address to the nation where he struggled

Sekuru Banda, standing, donating groceries to George Shaya and wife Agnes in Glen Norah

Sekuru Banda Donates Cash, Groceries To George Shaya, Boxer ‘Mosquito’ 

By Idah Mhetu POPULAR traditional healer Sekuru Kwamwelo Banda has donated cash and groceries worth thousands of dollars to two former national sports legends. Those who received the donations Thursday include the legendary Dynamos player, George Shaya who plied his trade in the 1960s and 1970s. The donation was handed to Shaya at his Glen Norah

Zimbabweans repatriating dead relatives face 21-day quarantine before funerals

By Idah Mhetu ZIMBABWEANS accompanying bodies of dead relatives from outside the country now face 21 days compulsory quarantine before they can be allowed to proceed to bury their loved ones. This came out in a government memo directed to funeral parlours Tuesday. The drastic government measure, according to the memo, is meant to minimise

The City of Bulawayo

Weary Bulawayo Residents Defy Lockdown, Trickle Into CBD

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE central business district (CBD) of Bulawayo Tuesday resembled an almost normal working day as scores of residents defied the government’s COVID-19 extended lockdown. Last Sunday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the extension of a 21-day COVID-19 lockdown by another two weeks as the country fights to contain the spread of the pandemic

Some of the returning citizens Mosi-oa-Tunya High School Victoria Falls

29 Quarantined In Vic Falls After Zambia, Namibia, Botswana Deportations

By Matabeleland North Correspondent A QUARANTINE centre has been opened at Mosi-oa-Tunya High School in Victoria Falls for returning Zimbabweans as part of government’s measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. A total of 29 people are already under quarantine at the school after they were deported from Botswana, Namibia and Zambia. They will be

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa sucked into US$60 million Covid-19 tender storm

Agencies The Zimbabwe government is funneling US$60 million to a company linked to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s son, Collins, in a murky coronavirus drugs deal. A little-known company called Drax Consult SAGL, which is registered in international tax haven, Switzerland, and represented in Zimbabwe by Delish Nguwaya, has been supplying drugs to the NatPharm, the government

The late Khulisani Nkala

Another UK-Based Zim Nurse Dies From COVID-19

By Staff Reporter KHULISANI (Khuli) Nkala, 46, a Zimbabwean nurse based in the United Kingdom died last Friday from coronavirus. This was confirmed by the chief executive of NHS Foundation Trust, Sara Munro. “It is with great sadness that I have to announce that Khulisani (Khuli) Nkala, a Charge Nurse in our Forensic Services, died

Hotel craving UK Zimbos find no running water at quarantine college

By Anna Chibamu THE 65 Zimbabweans who flew from the UK Monday to be met with compulsory quarantine at Belvedere Teachers College in Harare finally got a feel of what they are set to endure for the next 21 days when they found no running water at the tertiary institution. Top journalist Brezh Malaba posted