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Mliswa Questions Matiza’s Heroes Status

Outspoken Independent legislator for Norton constituency Temba Mliswa has questioned the conferment of national hero status to the late Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister, Joel Biggie Matiza. Matiza (60) was declared a national hero together with the late former Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services Commissioner General, Paradzai Zimondi (74). Both …

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Nick Mangwana Apologizes Over ‘Medical Assassins’ Remarks

Information Secretary Ndabaningi Mangwana has withdrawn reckless remarks he made on Twitter yesterday where he insinuated that ‘medical assassins’ hiding behind medical qualifications were working to eliminate Zanu PF aligned politicians. Posting on Twitter, Mangwana said “This is what’s leading to the unfortunate conspiracy theory that there are certain political …

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Chief Marozva Dies of Covid-19

Former senator and Chief Marozva of Bikita, Mr Joseph Mudhe, has died from suspected Covid-19 related complications. Chief Marozva died yesterday at his homestead at Marozva village, near Bikita Minerals, having been unwell for several days. Chiefs’ Council president Chief Fortune Charumbira confirmed his death. “Yes, he passed on this …

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Zim Acts On Locust Outbreak

Zimbabwe is mobilising resources to take adequate preventive measures following sightings of locusts that swept through parts of Namibia, hitting grasslands, trees and 50 000 hectares of crops recently. Mr Shingirai Nyamutukwa, head of the Plant Quarantine and Plant Protection Research Services Institute, said recently that his department was mobilising …

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Tuku New Album Named ‘Abiangu’ 2

It is now two years and two days since the death of the legendary music icon Dr Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi and his management has confirmed that the album he was working on before his death will be out this quarter. Tuku died at the age of 66 after battling diabetes …

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Zimbabwe: Govt Warns Anti-Vaccine Crusades

The government has warned people from sending false and misleading information on the vaccinations in an effort to reduce the uptake of the vaccines when they finally hit the shores. While the government and health authorities have been working to contain the virus and slow down its transmission, they have …

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‘Stop Weaponization of Covid-19’

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has expressed concern over ‘government’s weaponization’ of Covid-19 against citizens following massive arrests of people violating curfew regulations. According to national police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi more than 3000 people were arrested countrywide last week and detained for various offences relating to the …

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Delta Predicts Tough Q4 in Regional Markets

Zimbabwe’s largest alcoholic beverage maker, Delta Corporation Limited (Delta) anticipates a subdued business outturn from its regional markets during the fourth quarter (Q4) due to tighter lockdown restrictions imposed by the government at the beginning of the year amid worsening COVID-19 infection figures. The Group, which has units in South …

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Medical Aid Societies Donate $125 000 Worth of Goods

Medical aid societies under the auspices of the Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ) recently donated goods worth more than ZWL $100 000 to Tose Respite Care Home in Harare. AHFoZ donated groceries and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the home that cares for children with severe disabilities. Speaking …

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