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Zinwa misses water testing target

Tariro Charandura THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority is yet to determine the safety of underground water for human consumption, more than a month after random samples from Harare showed contamination. Samples obtained from various suburbs in Harare tested positive for Escherichia Coli (E. Coli), which causes waterborne diseases like diarrohoea, …

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Let love lead, says top Prisons officer

The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services has bemoaned the rise in crimes of passion in Zimbabwe, urging women to desist from engaging in such behaviour. During a live broadcast by Star FM at celebrations to mark International Women’s Day at Chikurubi Female Prison, the deputy officer commanding ZPCS Harare Metropolitan, …

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Surge in recorded cancer cases

Wendy Gwata Zimbabwe recorded at least 7 000 new cancer cases in 2016, an increase of 2 000 from the previous year, an independent survey says. Cancer specialist Dr Nixjoen Mapesa said the most prevalent cancers in women in the country were cervical and breast cancers, while prostate cancer and …

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‘StarTimes not coming to Zim’

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has dismissed claims that international media company StarTimes has been issued with a license to provide broadcasting locally. In a statement, BAZ chief executive officer Mr Obert Muganyura said the claims in an online publication were false as StarTimes had not been provided with a …

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Dispute ends after nearly two decades

The Constitutional Court has dismissed a challenge by a group of disabled persons against their eviction from a home in Harare run by Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe Trust, ending an almost 20-year despute. This means Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe Trust can now evict 17 disabled persons who, since 1999, have …

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