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Sacked Doctors Slam Govt for Negative Energy

By Robert Tapfumaneyi Fired Zimbabwean doctors have slammed government for apparent display of negative energy into processes leading to their dismissal while failing to redirect the same towards fixing the country’s ailing health system. A more than two-month long wage impasse between government and public service hospital doctors culminated in …

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Relaxing austerity to ease reform pain

Golden Sibanda LOFTY expectations await Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube’s 2020 National Budget from ordinary citizens and corporates stung by pain of the Treasury chief’s austerity measures; who are thirsting for relief. Minister Ncube is expected to present the fiscal policy on Thursday this week with focus certainly …

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Spare ZCDC Any Load Shedding, Says Minister Gwaradzimba

The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) should be spared ongoing load shedding by power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA), a government official said. Speaking while officially opening the All Stakeholders Diamond Indaba held in Mutare this past week, Minister of State for Manicaland province, Ellen Gwaradzimba, said the parastatal …

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People Living With HIV Welcome New SMS Platform

A high number of respondents to a recent study have welcomed a new unique intervention Short Message Service (SMS) technology used to send messages to HIV patients in rural communities in Zimbabwe about their viral load (VL). The Mobile Health or mHealth intervention is a project that was recently initiated …

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More Than 100 Hacked to Death in Zim Mine Machete Wars

By Robert Tapfumaneyi At least 105 people were murdered all in a space of three months in Zimbabwe’s violence prone mining areas of Kadoma and other neighbouring districts. This emerged in a report by the Zimbabwe Peace Project, a local NGO that records and documents violations of a political nature …

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Council Nurses Trickle to Work

By Paidamoyo Chipunza Harare Municipal medical staff are trickling to work following engagements between representatives and the municipality, which has seen October salaries paid on Wednesday and commitments for a salary review. By yesterday, all council clinics had re-opened, but manned by few nurses. Speaking to The Herald, City Health …

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