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By Idah Mhetu DOCTORS have claimed they are being forced to use condoms when performing examinations due to the shortage of gloves as the ongoing strike by junior General Practitioners enters its third week. Members of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) called the strike to demand payment of...
Cops arrest teachers marching 275 km to Hre from Mutare; defiant union vows to continue protest
By William Milasi PROTESTING rural educators who are marching 275km from Mutare to...
Budget headache for Mthuli Ncube as Green Bombers return
By Staff Reporter FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube will have to scrap around for...
MADHUKU: Commission report ‘to show who did what’; chance to end impunity
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THECommission of Inquiry into the August 1 post-election killings’ report...
ED scorns secessionists, vows country to remain unitary state
By Leopold Munhende PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has hit out at pro-Matebeleland groups campaigning...
New twist to AFM wrangle as Madawo gets Chikane endorsement
By Staff Reporter THE fight for control of the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM)...

Zimbabwe

December 16, 2018 0 0
HARARE city council has warned that it will not entertain individuals, housing cooperatives or pay schemes that pester it claiming to have discovered open land in the city. “We are inundated with claims of discovery for housing and commercial land. If any such land is available, it will be...
ZANUPF Conference: More power for Khaya Moyo
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By Staff Reporter ZANU PF has moved to centralise its communications by passing...
Thieving Hwange cop nabbed as he tries to escape to South Africa
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By Matabeleland North Correspondent HWANGE: A thieving police officer who allegedly escaped from...
Chimene under pressure to dump Moza hideout as daughter dies
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By Staff Reporter Mutare: Self-exiled former Manicaland Provincial Affairs Minister Mandi Chimene could...
Baby drowns in bucket after being left in care of 98-year-old granny
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By Mashonaland East Correspondent SEKE:  An 11-month old baby left in the care...
ED: Ignore Chamisa irritating noise, no GNU, full stop
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By Anna Chibamu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed MDC leader Nelson Chamisa’s demands...

Africa

December 15, 2018 0 3
By AFP The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF operations in the ravaged northeast late Friday after earlier suspending the aid agency and accusing it of training “spies” supporting Boko Haram jihadists. The military earlier Friday said the United Nations children’s agency had this week held workshops in...
Man gives up 1st-class plane seat for mother with ill child
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By Associated Press A Pennsylvania man who has been praised for giving up...
Ex President Zuma ‘excited’ to join Twitter
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BBC Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma has recorded a video message to...
‘Young miracle:’ Baby recovers from Ebola in DRC outbreak
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By Associated Press They call her the “young miracle”. A baby who was...
Ghana man drowns during baptism
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By BBC A 20-year-old man has drowned while being baptised by a pastor...
Mozambique names top ex-rebels to army command
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By AFP Mozambique has appointed three top commanders of Renamo, Mozambique’s largest opposition...

World

December 15, 2018 0 4
By Associated Press COLUMBIA: University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot. The Columbia Missourian reports that senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano brought the 3-year-old cow, named Amelia, to campus on Thursday to join his...
Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala
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By Associated Press NEW YORK: Former President Barack Obama was honoured with the...
Belarus’ leader slams Russian talk of taking over his nation
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By Associated Press MINSK: The leader of Belarus on Friday accused some politicians...
FRANCE: Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence
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By Associated Press PARIS: French President Emanuel Macron called Friday for calm as...
China economy shows weakness as consumers ease up on spending
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By AFP Chinese consumer spending grew at its slowest pace in 15 years...
Severe tropical cyclone bears down on north Australia coast
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By AFP Australians in the north east of the country are bracing for...

Health & Community

December 14, 2018 0 41
By Alois Vinga DEAF Zimbabwe Trust (DZT) has bemoaned increasing cases of violence against disabled women in the country and has urged government to finalise policies that will help bring such acts to an end. Speaking over issues affecting women with disabilities in line with the just ended 16...
ZPP dismisses Mutoko North by-election, says poll ignored observer mission advice
By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) says the Mutoko North by-election...
Marondera hospital runs out of STI drugs, patients asked to buy from pharmacies
By Staff Reporter Marondera: Patients seeking treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) at...
Striking teachers continue 275km Mutare-Harare march
By Leopold Munhende & William Milasi TEACHERS from the country’s rural areas are...
‘People’s President’ Chamisa in own ground-breaking event as ED tit-for-tat continues
By Audience Mutema MDC leader Nelson Chamisa turned up unexpected at a Harare...
Bulawayo man up for attempted rape of step-daughter
By Staff Reporter A BULAWAYO man appeared in court this Tuesday charged with...

Science & Tech

November 27, 2018 0 109
By Xinhua PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will on Wednesday officiate at an ICT convention which is expected to attract over 500 participants from several African countries and the ICT world. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Paul Mavima told Tuesday’s Herald newspaper that the two-day Innovation Africa Summit would be hosted...
Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier
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By AFP With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech...
Zimbabwe launches space agency
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By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe on Tuesday launched its space agency to advance the...
China’s Huawei under US probe for Iran sanctions violations: report
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By AFP THE US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations...
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
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By Associated Press TOKYO: Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being...
Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads
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By Associated Press LONDON: A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook...

Travel

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By AFP HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good to Zimbabwe — a boom in tourism. Mugabe was removed from power in November last year after the military stepped in. Mugabe’s fall has been a blessing to Zimbabwe with more tourists now visiting. Zimbabwe Tourism...
Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight
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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
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By Staff Reporter UK-based tour operator, Wilderness Safaris, is set to return to...
UK news caster on his Zimbabwe holiday
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By thetimes.co.uk My hols: Jon Snow My partner is from Zimbabwe and we...
Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map
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By AFP After nearly two decades in the doldrums, Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is...
Overthrow of Mugabe tempts tourists back to Victoria Falls
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By Peta Thornycroft IT IS one of the seven natural wonders of the...

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