The day Kirsty Coventry announced a joke
Isolate COVID-19 patients in hospitals not at home, says Chikwinya
Opinion By Joel Mandaza Zimbabwe`s government through the Ministry of Youth has announced a $17 million COVID-19 relief package for its youth. At first glance, the grants appear like they were a product of structured thought until one gets to criteria and intricacies of the funds. The fund is offering once-off relief grants to businesses and …
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NSSA avails medical centre and Beitbridge Hotel towards COVID-19 response
Mbizo legislator Settlement Chikwinya says government must consider isolating COVID-19 patients in health institutions as opposed to homes where there is a possibility of spreading the virus. According to the Ministry of Health, COVID-19 patients are currently isolated at their homes were health personnel occasionally visit to monitor their situation and conditions. Currently, Zimbabwe has 10 …
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We have no fuel to go home, says MPs, as Parly adjourns over COVID-19
National Social Security Authority (NSSA) says it is availing its two facilities Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo and Beitbridge Hotel to be used in the fight against COVID-19. According to NSSA, the Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo will be used for the accommodation of patients undergoing treatment for COVID-19, while the Beitbridge Hotel which used …
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Parliament questions Zupco buses fitness
Legislators have said they have no fuel to go home following Parliament’s forced adjournment due to coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. The legislature has been adjourned to the 5th of May. The adjournment follows a decision by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to ban all gatherings of 100 people and above as a measure to curb a possible spread …
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Army should be part of the dialogue says Chamisa
By Loreen Tadzingwa Parliament has raised concern over the fitness of new Zupco buses that have been involved in back to back accidents in the past days. About three Zupco buses were in involved in accidents across the country killing many people while injuring many others. READ: ZUPCO BUS ACCIDENT IN KWEKWE The buses that …
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Who says sanctions on Zimbabwe are illegal?
By Marshall Bwanya MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says the country’s military must be included in the political dialogue as a way of addressing concerns and allaying their fears. The military which ousted former President Robert Mugabe through Operation Restore Legacy in November 2017 is believed to be holding the most important key to the country’s …
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DOWNLOAD: Citizens’ Manifesto calls for inclusive national dialogue
Courtesy of Veritas Zimbabwe [Bill Watch] Sanctions against Zimbabwe Introduction The subject of sanctions is in everyone’s mind as the government has declared today (25/10/2019) a public holiday to mark anti-sanctions day. The SADC summit of August 2019 in Tanzania declared 25th October as the day on which “SADC Member States can collectively voice their …
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ZAS blocks MDC from exhibiting at Show
The Citizens’ Manifesto lauds and supports the on-going efforts by the church to unlock the protracted crisis, but reiterates that any outcome of the envisaged inclusive national dialogue should not be prescribed ahead of time, but must emerge as a direct result of clearly outlined and transparent processes which are premised on broad-based consultation of …
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RBZ Falls Deeper Into A Crisis of Confidence
By James Martin Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) has reportedly blocked MDC from exhibiting at this year’s edition of the show which kicked off on Monday. This has left the labour backed opposition party seething with anger at President Emmerson Mnangagwa whom it accused of interfering with the exhibition host. The ZAS prohibition comes on the …
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By Mufaro Three years ago Mnangagwa assured “business and the general populace that bond notes are not going to replace the multi-currency basket”. Fast forward to today, trading in any other currency outside the bond note and RTGS is now illegal in Zimbabwe through Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019. RBZ’s policy interventions this week have sent …
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