Provide COVID-19 information in 16 languages: High Court orders Govt
I am sorry that you were harassed by police, says Mangwana
By Staff Writer The High Court has ordered the Health and Information Ministries to provide information on the government’s state of preparedness and efforts in fighting the spread of the COVID-19 in the country’s 16 official languages. High Court judge Justice Mafusire on Friday ordered that the two ministries should with immediate effect publish and …
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You can’t fight COVID-19 without journalists, MISA tells Police
By Staff Writer Information Secretary Nick Mangwana has apologised to journalists that were harassed by security details who are enforcing the COVID-19 national lockdown regulations. Relations between journalists and security services reached rock bottom when the Media Institute of Southern Africa approached the High Court seeking protection of journalists as they carry out their duties. …
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Zimbabwe turns 40, but with a collapsed health system
By James Martin The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has told the police and other state security agents that the fight against COVID-19 cannot be effective without the participation of journalists. This follows a High Court order compelling the police and other state agents enforcing the lockdown regulations to stop harassing and detaining journalists …
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By Marshall Bwanya As Zimbabwe turns 40 today, doctors and other medical practitioners have bemoaned the collapsed state of the health sector in the country which they attribute to a deliberate lack of investment by government in the past decades. The health sector in Zimbabwe is hugely dependent on development partners, donors and foreign governments …
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