Sub-Saharan Africa’s lack of capacity could be a tipping point for COVID-19

▪ Signs of possible exponential growth in the first month in Sub-Saharan Africa ▪ 4 growth patterns established for the majority of SSA countries ▪ Perfect storm: SSA countries are at the tipping point “I’ll start by highlighting the fact that, before the COVID-19, our [Zimbabwe] health care system was already in shambles,” said Tapiwa Mungofa …

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If you don’t comply with COVID-19 commands, we will ask police to enforce, Govt tells returning Zimbos

Zimbabweans who came back home from the United Kingdom and other parts of the world have alleged that government threatened to use the police to force them into occupying a “dirty facility”. The returning citizens who are being quarantined at Belvedere Teachers College said the facility is in a state of neglect and there is …

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If you don’t comply with COVID-19 commands, we will ask police to enforce, Govt tells returning Zimbos

Zimbabweans who came back home from the United Kingdom and other parts of the world have alleged that government threatened to use the police to force them into occupying a “dirty facility”. The returning citizens who are being quarantined at Belvedere Teachers College said the facility is in a state of neglect and there is …

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From Ethiopian Airline cabin to a rundown dormitory

By Staff Writer Its 09:25 am Addis Ababa time and Ethiopian Airways takes off for Harare. For 65 Zimbabweans aboard the aircraft, this is the final leg before they arrive home to meet with their loved ones. After all, the United Kingdom has become a place that many would think twice to get to as …

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Zimbabweans in Namibia could endure nearly two months in quarantine before getting home

By Staff Writer Zimbabweans living in Namibia wishing to come back home could be forced to endure nearly two months in quarantine before meeting up with their families as regional peers step up measures to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Namibia is now home to hundreds of Zimbabweans mainly in the health and education …

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UK, source of nearly half of Zim COVID-19 cases: Official Stats

By Staff Writer The United Kingdom has emerged as the biggest source of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Zimbabwe, statistics from the Ministry of Health and Child Care have revealed. The revelation comes as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have increased from 11 to 13 this week. According to the latest tally issued by …

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The Patriots Act: A Zanu PF way of trapping themselves

By Anonymous Zanu PF, the party with a two-thirds majority in Zimbabwe’s Parliament is contemplating championing a law which makes it criminal to speak against the interests of the country. One of the most vocal proponents of this Act is the Zanu PF Chief Whip Pupurai Togarepi, who happens to be the party’s youth leader. …

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