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April 7, 2020
By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent a message wishing UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson a speedy recovery and return to good health. Johnson was Monday moved into intensive care after his COVID-19 symptoms “worsened”. He was admitted to hospital in London with “persistent symptoms” Sunday. In a...
Zimbabwe’s Foreign Currency Shortage To Worsen As COVID-19 Upends Tobacco Season
April 7, 2020
Bloomberg Zimbabwe’s severe shortage of U.S. dollars is set to worsen as the...
Chamisa’s Faction Denies Mwonzora Has Taken Over Harvest House
April 7, 2020
By Staff Reporter THE MDC faction led by embattled politician, Nelson Chamisa, has...
Mwonzora Locks Up MDC’s Harvest House 
April 7, 2020
By Staff Reporter MDC-T’s Douglas Mwonzora has claimed to have taken charge of...
Mwonzora, Komichi Terms Of Office Expired In Nov 2019 – Welshman Ncube
April 7, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi DOUGLAS Mwonzora and Morgen Komichi cannot claim to be the...
Former Tsvangirai Aide Attacks MDC Officials For Resisting Supreme Court Ruling
April 7, 2020
By Staff Reporter MAXWELL Shumba, a former chief strategist to the now late...

Zimbabwe

April 7, 2020
By Makanaka Masenyama A LOCAL drilling company, Skylake has donated two borehole equipment and water tanks to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sited at the Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital in Harare. The hospital is being used as one of the country’s medical facilities for treating coronavirus patients. Mnangagwa, with...
IN PICTURES: How Homeless People Are Coping During COVID-19 Lockdown
April 7, 2020
By Idah Mhetu HOMELESS people in Harare are not having it easy since...
Kwekwe Pulls Down Illegal Structures Around Zanu PF Offices
April 7, 2020
By Staff Reporter THE Kwekwe City Council Monday pulled down all “illegal” structures...
Teachers Body Calls For Postponement Of ZIMSEC June, Nov Exams
April 7, 2020
By Ndatenda Njanike THE Zimbabwe Teachers Association (ZIMTA) has urged government to postpone...
Nyanga Cops Implicated In Armed Robbery
April 7, 2020
By Staff Reporter NYANGA: Two police officers here, who are on the run,...
No palms on Palm Sunday as Covid-19 fight rages on
April 6, 2020
By Leopold Munhende THOUSANDS of Christians who would usually flood streets across the...

Africa

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...
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...
SA sees highest one-day increase in virus cases
March 18, 2020
BBC South Africa has recorded 23 new cases of coronavirus in one day,...

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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