Lockdown: Bulawayo police ordered to stop buying mealie-meal in uniform

By Staff Writer Bulawayo Province Police chief has ordered members of the force to stop joining mealie queues while in uniform as the country face shortages of the staple food during the national lockdown. Zimbabwe last year experienced one of its worst droughts in decades prompting the government to rely on imports which include GMOs …

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I am sorry that you were harassed by police, says Mangwana

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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Lockdown could result in high cases of mental health, Govt warned

By Staff Writer The Women University in Africa (WUA) has warned that the outbreak of COVID-19 could lead to a rise in mental health problems in Zimbabwe. With many families in living beyond the poverty datum line of ZW$5,400, experts warn that the ongoing lockdown could take a huge strain on families. President Emmerson Mnangagwa …

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You can’t fight COVID-19 without journalists, MISA tells Police

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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Police Brutality| In Gutu, Police chained Anna Masukagoto to a fence for 4 hours

by Watmore Makokoba Ngundu villagers in Gutu were last week left tongue-tied after members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police handcuffed Anna Masukagoto (45) and tied her to a local school fence for several hours accusing her of allegedly conniving with other villagers to resists the construction of a church on land reserved for cattle grazing The two policeman identified as Constable Dzinamo and Mlumbwa stationed at …

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5 Craziest Stories Of The Week | Mugabe in Singapore, Doctors on strike, Remy Ma & a Zimbabwean Superhero

by Simba The Comic King Remy Ma Resurrects A Nas Diss Track And Dedicates It To Nicki Minaj The rap music industry thrives on beef. In fact it thrives on beef so much that any rapper that doesn’t indulge in beef is chicken. This past week Remy Ma came out bars (and g-strings) blazing with […]

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