Health & Fitness

UAE Donates 8 Tonnes Medical Supplies

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday delivered eight tonnes of medical supplies that included sanitisers, gloves and protective clothing to assist in the fight against the coronavirus. The goods were received at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport by Vice President Kembo Mohadi, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso …

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Govt Speaks On Rapid Testing Kits, Temperatures

No one will be allowed to sell invalidated Covid-19 rapid diagnostic test kits, while temperatures which show readings above 38 degrees Celsius during screening are considered abnormal and will necessitate testing for the virus. Responding to concerns on effectiveness of RDTs being used to screen for Covid-19 yesterday, Health and …

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Politburo Meets

Zanu PF will today convene a Politburo meeting at its headquarters in Harare at a time when the Government is grappling with Covid-19 which has rattled the global economy. The ruling party’s Secretary for Information and Publicity, Cde Simon Khaya Moyo, confirmed the meeting in a statement yesterday. It is …

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Principled Mapeza Has No Regrets

Norman Mapeza has no regrets about the timing of his decision to leave Chippa United, just two weeks before the South African Premiership was halted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Had the former Warriors captain and coach deferred his decision to leave the club, by about a week, the turn of …

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Firms Get COVID-19 Test Reprieve

Companies opening under Level 2 of the Covid-19 national lockdown can now postpone testing until kits are accessible with employers, but must ensure staff undergo screening that involves temperature testing and hand sanitisation before they enter the workplace. Cabinet made the adjustment yesterday to the conditions after realising that companies …

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Man Fined $500 for Not Wearing Mask

DEFYING Government’s directive on wearing face masks yesterday proved costly for a Harare man who was fined $500. The Government recently announced that the wearing of masks was now a legal requirement. In terms of new health regulations gazetted on Saturday, those who fail to wear masks in public face …

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Lockdown Pregnant With Lessons – Charamba

Gospel artiste Pastor Charles Charamba says challenges being faced by musicians due to the Covid-19-induced national lockdown should inspire deep understanding about the advantages of new information technology and investment. Musicians largely depended on live shows, but the lockdown has turned the tables and brought in a new phase that …

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