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‘Missing’ doctor Magombeyi found

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations and Special Reports Editor HARARE medical doctor Peter Magombeyi, who reportedly went missing last Friday, was yesterday found in Nyabira, about 40km from the city centre. His alleged abduction and disappearance sparked demonstrations, with medical doctors downing tools demanding his release, but there were questions on the …

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Invictus Energy raises Zim investment notch

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Reporter AUSTRALIA Stock Exchange-listed miner, Invictus Energy Ltd, has described Zimbabwe as an excellent investment destination, way ahead of several other African countries. The company, which is working towards exploiting oil and gas in Muzarabani, added that local investment opportunities presented high prospects of returns. This was …

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victims treated despite strike

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter EIGHTEEN people who were injured in a road traffic accident, which occurred in Kambuzuma yesterday and taken to Harare Central Hospital received treatment despite few nurses and doctors manning the casualty ward. Further investigations such as X-rays were also conducted on some of the patients. …

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Zim to host Africa SDGs conference

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Reporter Zimbabwe will be hosting the 6th edition of the African conference on progress towards attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in February next year and subsequently chair the continental forum. Organised by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and Public Service, Labour and Social …

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Zim achieves another milestone

Forward Nyanyiwa Features Correspondent Zimbabwe has once again achieved another health milestone. First, in July 2014, Dr Bothwell Mbuwayesango of Harare Hospital led a successful separation of two conjoined twins. The twins were joined from the lower chest to the upper abdomen and shared a liver. This time around, a …

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Social support on caregivers’ mental health

Dr Jermaine Dambi Correspondent Giving birth to a healthy child is the ultimate dream for all expecting couples. Unfortunately, this is not always the case if a child is born with a disability. The dynamics become even more complex if the child is diagnosed with a life-time condition such as …

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cyanide poisoning scare rocks Bindura

Cletus Mushanawani Mash Central Bureau Chief BLOODY clashes between Bindura residents and artisanal miners in some sections of the town this week forced the local authority to stop pumping water to all areas amid a cyanide poisoning scare. In an interview yesterday, Bindura Municipality town clerk, Mr Shangwa Mavesera confirmed …

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Contractors swarm Chimanimani

Takunda Maodza Manicaland Bureau Chimanimani is taking shape fast as companies contracted to repair road infrastructure damaged by Cyclone Idai are now on the ground. These are Bitumen World, J.R Goddard, Masimba Holding, Exodus and Company, Kuchi Construction, Fossil Investments, Rodcroft Engineering, Tensor Systems and Bitumen Construction (Pvt) Ltd. There …

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Hwange reconstruction faces opposition

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter The placement of Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) under reconstruction is facing stiff opposition, with some directors contesting Government’s decision aimed at reviving the giant coal mining firm. Government announced in October last year, that HCCL would be placed under reconstruction. DBF Capital co-founder Mr …

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Politburo, Youths League slam abductions

Herald Reporter The ZANU-PF Politburo yesterday criticised the alleged kidnapping of Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association acting president Dr Peter Magombeyi over the weekend, and called for security agencies to intensify investigations into the matter. Zanu-PF secretary for Information and Publicity Cde Simon Khaya Moyo told journalists after the Politburo meeting …

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