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April 9, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi AN MDC-T member has written to his newly appointed Acting President, Thokozani Khupe advising her that Douglas Mwonzora and Morgen Komichi should stop claiming to be senior party officials. Tarisai Chikuvanganga argues that the two politicians who are also MDC Alliance senators cannot masquerade as MDC-T...
LOCKDOWN: Marange Villagers Sing The Blues As Shop Owners Peg Prices In Foreign Currency
April 9, 2020
By Staff Reporter MARANGE: Villagers here are in a fix since the beginning...
Police Water Cannons Disinfect Bulawayo COVID-19 Hotspots
April 9, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC), assisted by police and the...
Zimbabwe Records Third COVID-19 Death
April 8, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Health Ministry has confirmed that the ninth patient who...
Shortage Of Equipment To Fight COVID-19 Hits Zimbabwe – Doctors
April 8, 2020
Al Jazeera MEDICS in Zimbabwe have warned there is a “dire shortage” of ventilators, oxygen...
We Stopped ‘Young Dictator’ Chamisa From Winning 2018 Election – Gutu
April 8, 2020
By Staff Reporter FORMER MDC-T Vice President Obert Gutu says his political outfit...

Zimbabwe

April 9, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE government of Botswana has in recent days deported 281 Zimbabweans illegally staying in the neighbouring country as part of its measures to fight the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The 281 returnees are now quarantined at Plumtree High School as a measure by the Zimbabwean...
Four Harare Men Jailed For Defying Lockdown
April 9, 2020
By Staff Reporter FOUR Harare men, who were nabbed Tuesday in Mbare for...
WFP In Urgent Need Of US$130m To Feed Millions Of Desperate Zimbabweans
April 9, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE World food Programme (WFP) has issued an urgent appeal...
Newly Freed Convict Murders Granny
April 9, 2020
By Staff Reporter AN ex-convict from Bulilima in Matabeleland South province, released from...
UK Provides Zim With US$43.6 million Support For COVID-19 Front-line Health Workers
April 9, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting several donor...
Covid-19: 2 000 nabbed for violating lockdown
April 8, 2020
Xinhua More than two thousand people have been arrested in Zimbabwe for contravening...

Africa

April 8, 2020
Agencies KIGALI – Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame  on Tuesday launched the 26th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi urging Rwandans to pause to reflect on the tragedy in which over one million people were killed in cold blood. On the 7th of April 1994, the hardline government began...
Prominent SA trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi tests positive for Covid-19
April 2, 2020
News24 SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has tested...
Coronavirus: African countries reach for malaria medicine
April 1, 2020
AFP Despite loud appeals for caution, Africans are rushing to embrace chloroquine, the...
64 Ethiopians Found Dead In Container In Mozambique: Hospital Official
March 24, 2020
AFP MORE than 60 suspected undocumented migrants from Ethiopia were found dead on...
Worship in churches and mosques suspended in Kenya
March 19, 2020
BBC Religious leaders in Kenya have suspended worship in some churches and mosques...
Facebook to fight coronavirus fake news in Nigeria
March 18, 2020
BBC Facebook has said it is running a fact-checking pilot in Nigeria to...

World

April 2, 2020
News24 SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has tested positive for Covid-19. He told eNCA during an interview on Thursday that he had no idea how he was exposed to the novel coronavirus. Vavi said he was tested for the virus on Wednesday after catching...
Botswana executes duo convicted of murder in 2014
March 30, 2020
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Africa News Botswana, one of the few democracies to still enforce the death...
China to expel US journalists as media freedom row grows
March 18, 2020
AFP China on Wednesday announced it would expel American journalists from three major...
EU shuts borders as virus deaths exceed Asia toll
March 18, 2020
AFP The European Union sealed off its borders Wednesday to try to put...
WHO warns of mask shortages as virus cases rise worldwide
March 4, 2020
AFP Countries rushed to protect their supply of masks on Wednesday as panic...
Coronavirus: World Bank pledges $12bn in emergency aid
March 4, 2020
BBC The World Bank has committed $12bn (£9.4bn) in aid for developing countries...

Health & Community

April 3, 2020
By Alois Vinga ECONET founder and executive chairman, Strive Masiyiwa has urged African governments to turn to their Chinese friends for help in fighting Coronavirus. In a statement posted on his blog, Masiyiwa said it was time the Africans turned to China for assistance and take advantage of the...
Social distancing remains challenge as residents scramble for borehole water
April 2, 2020
By Makanaka Masenyama THE practice of social distancing as a precautionary requirement to...
Coronavirus: African countries reach for malaria medicine
April 1, 2020
AFP Despite loud appeals for caution, Africans are rushing to embrace chloroquine, the...
Third Confirmed Coronavirus Victim Had No Contact With Zororo Makamba – Health Ministry
March 26, 2020
By Mary Taruvinga THE third Zimbabwean patient who tested positive for the coronavirus...
Senior Doctors Only Ready For Coronavirus Fight If Protective Wear, Food Is Availed
March 25, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZIMBABWE’S doctors have informed government they were prepared to join...
Zimbabwe confirms second positive case of Covid-19
March 21, 2020
By Idah Mhetu ZIMBABWE on Saturday confirmed its second positive case of coronavirus...

Science & Tech

August 10, 2019
By Technomag AMIDST the economic crisis, service providers have been feeling the pinch and they have been increasing prices so as to stay in business. With effect from August 9 the TelOne home broadband tariffs have been reviewed upwards by 36%. This comes after another upward price review which...
‘Telecomms infrastructure investments improve’
May 6, 2019
By Anna Chibamu INFRASTRUCTURE Investments in the fixed and mobile companies have greatly...
Samsung folding phone is different – but also almost $2,000
February 21, 2019
By Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO: Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a...
Russian teenagers use social media to rebel against teachers
December 28, 2018
By Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG: The principal of a prestigious school near St....
Mnangagwa to open Africa ICT summit
November 27, 2018
By Xinhua PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will on Wednesday officiate at an ICT convention...
Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier
July 16, 2018
By AFP With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech...

Travel

January 7, 2020
BBC Forty people have been killed in a stampede as Iranians flocked to the burial of a top commander killed in a US drone strike, officials say. The deaths in Qasem Soleimani’s hometown of Kerman led to the postponement of his interment. A new time will be announced later....
Singapore Airlines denies snooping with seat-back cameras
February 21, 2019
By AFP Singapore Airlines insisted Thursday that cameras on its planes’ entertainment systems...
Zimbabwe’s tourism booming after Mugabe exit
September 8, 2018
By AFP HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good...
Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight
September 6, 2018
By AFP A sick eight-year-old triggered a cholera scare onboard a flight from...
UK tour operator makes Zimbabwe return after 12 years; targets Mana Pools
August 17, 2018
By Staff Reporter UK-based tour operator, Wilderness Safaris, is set to return to...
UK news caster on his Zimbabwe holiday
August 16, 2018
By thetimes.co.uk My hols: Jon Snow My partner is from Zimbabwe and we...






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