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May 31, 2020
Africa News Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody spread around the United States on Friday, as his case renewed anger over others involving African Americans, police and race relations. They were largely peaceful as demonstrators marched in the streets from Los Angeles to New...
Buyanga letter to JSC exposes Mnangagwas
May 31, 2020
By Staff Reporter SOUTH AFRICA based Zimbabwe millionaire, Frank Buyanga says the recent...
Man City’s Riyad Mahrez loses US$370 000 worth watches to thieves
May 31, 2020
AFP Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez had three luxury watches worth more than...
Images – George Floyd death: Unrest spreads across US
May 31, 2020
BBC Protests against the death of an unarmed black man in police custody...
Court dissing Chamisa led group bunch of bad losers – Komichi
May 31, 2020
By Anna Chibamu REINSTATED MDC-T national chair Morgen Komichi has chided the Nelson...
Absentee MDC Alliance MPs face sanctions – Mudenda
May 31, 2020
By Anna Chibamu NATIONAL Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda has threatened to come hard...

Zimbabwe

May 31, 2020
By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has given Bata Shoe Company a seven-day ultimatum to remit union dues or face legal action. This comes amid reports management at the shoemaker was forcing employees to agree to remit their dues to a rival union in the...
Quarantine escapees in foiled bid to go shopping in Mozambique
May 31, 2020
By Staff Reporter Mutare: Three returnees who recently escaped from Marymount Teachers College...
Bogus council officers prey on desperate Masvingo traders in lease scam
May 31, 2020
By Tonderai Saharo Masvingo: Many informal traders have lost amounts running into thousands...
Radio licencing lobby raps govt community radio licencing delay
May 31, 2020
By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) has accused...
Covid-19 forces ban on Bulawayo Day, festival
May 31, 2020
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By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Covid-19 outbreak has forced the cancellation of the inaugural...
Lockdown: Mutare council revenues plunge
May 31, 2020
By Staff Reporter Mutare: Authorities have revealed the border city’s revenue collections have...

Africa

May 31, 2020
News24 The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is investigating social media posts depicting Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as an ape. SAHRC head advocate Tseliso Thipanyane confirmed the investigation had been handed over to its Western Cape branch, adding because the images were widely spread on...
SA: Booze is back after 66 day ban due to lockdown
May 28, 2020
Business Insider Alcoholic drinks will go on legal sale again in South Africa...
New locusts swarms ‘threaten food security in East Africa’
May 27, 2020
BBC New swarms of locusts are increasing the risk of food insecurity for...
Morocco calls for unity in Africa
May 26, 2020
By Staff Reporter EMBASSY of the Kingdom of Morocco in Pretoria has called...
2,500 schools closed in Burkina Faso due to unrest- HRW
May 26, 2020
AFP Increase in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso since 2017 has led to...
African Countries Struggle To Find Covid-19 Test Kits They Need
May 24, 2020
The New Humanitarian Nairobi — ‘Even where there is enough money, many African health...

World

May 31, 2020
Africa News Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody spread around the United States on Friday, as his case renewed anger over others involving African Americans, police and race relations. They were largely peaceful as demonstrators marched in the streets from Los Angeles to New...
George Floyd death: Clashes as protests spread across US
May 30, 2020
BBC Protesters have clashed with police in cities across the US over the...
India surpasses 150,000 virus cases
May 27, 2020
AP India’s coronavirus caseload has surpassed 150,000, with another single-day high of more...
Virus expands grip in many areas, as US nears 100,000 deaths
May 27, 2020
AFP South Korea reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections in weeks...
Twitter calls Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for the first time
May 27, 2020
AFP Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making...
Virus cases in India surge past 100,000
May 19, 2020
AP The number of coronavirus cases in India has surged past 100,000, and...

Health & Community

May 28, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent A LOT of pregnant women in rural Matabeleland North province have risked maternal deaths and other labour related health mishaps amid a reported increase in cases of home deliveries during the current Covid-19 national lockdown period. Government imposed a prolonged national lockdown against the spread of...
ECHO funded GOAL Zimbabwe nutrition programme targets 243,000 under-fives
May 27, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi GOAL Zimbabwe has partnered the Health and Child Care ministry...
Chinese Medical Experts Visit 3 Provinces, Donate Supplies
May 22, 2020
Xinhua THE visiting team of Chinese medical experts has toured the country’s three...
Coronavirus: Global push for inquiry into Covid-19 response
May 18, 2020
BBC Global health leaders are set to call for a review into the...
Nigeria’s Lagos risks new coronavirus lockdown if social distancing ignored
May 11, 2020
AFP Africa’s largest city Lagos could return to lockdown to halt the coronavirus...
Obadiah Moyo Ordered To Steer Clear Of New NAC Board Operations
May 8, 2020
By Alois Vinga COMMUNITY Working Group on Health (CWGH) has urged Health Minister...

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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