NSSA avails medical centre and Beitbridge Hotel towards COVID-19 response

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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We have no fuel to go home, says MPs, as Parly adjourns over COVID-19

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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Parliament questions Zupco buses fitness

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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Army should be part of the dialogue says Chamisa

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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Who says sanctions on Zimbabwe are illegal?

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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DOWNLOAD: Citizens’ Manifesto calls for inclusive national dialogue

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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ZAS blocks MDC from exhibiting at Show

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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RBZ Falls Deeper Into A Crisis of Confidence

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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Zimdollar : Renaming Our Poverty 

By Wisdom Mumera Initially, the Zimdollar went out without much fanfare. It died a natural death and was mourned by none. It slowly disappeared as the market self-dollarised and the government had to play catch-up by announcing the formal entrance of the multi-currency regime. After the entrance of bond notes, the market has been in …

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ED Consoles Dabengwa Family

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent a message of condolence to the Dabengwa Family following the death of Dumiso Dabengwa. Dr. Dabengwa, who was Zapu president, passed away on Thursday morning, en-route to Zimbabwe from India where he had been rushed for medical treatment. In a Tweet President Mnanagwa said: “I am very sorry to hear …

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