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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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Heavy Rains Destroy Bridge in Shurugwi

Heavy rains have destroyed a bridge along the Shurugwi-Mhandamahwe highway forcing motorists and heavy duty trucks especially cross-border haulage trucks connecting to and from Gweru to use the longer and labourious Beitbridge-Zvishavane highway. The Shurugwi-Mandamahwe highway is the major link for trucks from South Africa travelling to Chirundu, then Zambia, …

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Tick Grease Saves Livestock

Far fewer cattle died from January Disease, more formally known as theileriosisas this time around, as over 350 000 households countrywide in tick-borne hot spots received tick grease, the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) has said. Since 2017, January Disease has killed over 500 000 cattle in Zimbabwe. The Department …

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Health and Child Care Parly Committee Resumes Meetings

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care has resumed meetings, using online platforms, and today will be briefed by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Dr Jasper Chimedza on the latest developments concerning Covid-19. The country is experiencing a second wave of the pandemic following the outbreak last year. As …

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Gmb Cautions Farmers Over Depot Congestion

Only farmers receiving communication from their Grain Marketing Board (GMB) depots should go and collect inputs so as to reduce congestion to curb the spread of Covid-19. The GMB is still distributing inputs under the two Government programmes of Pfumvudza/Intwasa Presidential Inputs Scheme and Command Agriculture to farmers that still …

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