Sex Workers: If we stay at home, hunger will kill us

By Staff Writer As Zimbabwe endures nearly five weeks of lockdown to slow down the spread of COVID-19, many formal and informal businesses are already making distress calls. In a desperate attempt to save the economy from collapsing, President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week eased lockdown measures when he allowed the country’s mining sector and the …

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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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Food-Aid can go hang …we have produced enough food: Grace

By Daniel Chigundu FIRST-LADY Grace Mugabe says donor agencies and development partners are now a threat and should take their Food-Aid elsewhere this season adding that the country has produced enough to feed its people. Zimbabwe is said to require about 2.2 million metric tonnes of maize to ensure food security and self sustenance from one season to another. However, since 2000 when the country …

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