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Zimbabwe Is Open To Cannabis Export – Finance Minster

Zimbabwe Is Open To Cannabis Export – Finance Minster

Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has backed calls for Zimbabwe to grow cannabis for export to take advantage of the growing global legal marijuana market. Legal marijuana has started gaining traction worldwide due to very high demand among consumers and increasing legalization of recreational or medical marijuana in various countries. Zimbabwe has, for years, struggled with […]

Zimbabwe Has The Highest Number Of Cholera Deaths In Eastern and Southern Africa

Zimbabwe Has The Highest Number Of Cholera Deaths In Eastern and Southern Africa

Zimbabwe has recorded the highest number of cholera-related cases and deaths in the Eastern and Southern Region (ESAR) with 65 deaths and over 10 000 cases reported in the last quarter of 2018. Thus is according to a recent report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). The report, released this past week, […]

Zimkids, Women In Music Spreading Love

Zimkids, Women In Music Spreading Love

The common language that will always be spoken everywhere is the language of love and music. After the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaigns the Women in Music and Zimkids orphanage decided to wrap up the message of abuse with love. Led by philanthropist and musician Tinashe Tizzie Basa more than 200 kids […]

Police Brutality In Zimbabwe – Woman Bashed, Prevented From Filing Report

Police Brutality In Zimbabwe – Woman Bashed, Prevented From Filing Report

A woman from Harare’s Epworth suburb has narrated how she was recently brutalised for unknown reasons by a group of police officers whose colleagues have since blocked all her attempts to file a formal report over the abuse. Yeukai Mapurisa, a vendor from the sprawling township, told NewZimbabwe.com Tuesday that the ordeal happened on the […]

Zimbabwe Battling With Inflation, No Food, No Jobs

Zimbabwe Battling With Inflation, No Food, No Jobs

The country’s annual rate of inflation increased by 10,16 percentage points to 31,01 percent in November from 20,85 percent in October as speculative price increases took toll on the economy. Analysts, however, said the figures announced yesterday are still too far for the country to enter hyperinflation zone and indications are the inflation rate will […]

Doctors Forced To Use Condoms As Protective Gloves

Doctors Forced To Use Condoms As Protective Gloves

DOCTORS have claimed they are being forced to use condoms when performing examinations due to the shortage of gloves as the ongoing strike by junior General Practitioners enters its third week. Members of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) called the strike to demand payment of salaries in United States dollars. The junior doctors also […]

Civic Organisations Call For Clear Sexual Harassment Policy In Zimbabwe

Civic Organisations Call For Clear Sexual Harassment Policy In Zimbabwe

Civic organisations have called for a clear national sexual harassment policy to curb the increase in gender-based violence that has been fuelling the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the country over the years. Addressing journalists at the Zimbabwe Association of Church Related Hospitals (ZACH) seminar in Gweru last week, Start Awareness Support Action (SASA) programmes manager […]

Dutch Ambassador Urges Government Release Of Violence Probe Report

Dutch Ambassador Urges Government Release Of Violence Probe Report

Netherlands ambassador to Zimbabwe, Barbara van Hellemond has urged the Zimbabwean government to release the findings of the Commission of Inquiry into the country’s post-election violence of August 1. The disturbances saw six civilians gunned down by what is widely believed to be members of the national army deployed into central Harare on the day […]

Microsoft To Assist Zim Schools In Technology Upgrade

Microsoft To Assist Zim Schools In Technology Upgrade

Microsoft has entered into an agreement with the Zimbabwe government which will pave the way for the creation technology sensitive classrooms in the country’s education sector. The development comes after government’s introduction of a technology-based education curriculum in 2016 which has however, failed to fully take off due to financial challenges that have seen schools […]

Cholera Cases Rise To 191 In Mt Darwin, Zimbabwe

Cholera Cases Rise To 191 In Mt Darwin, Zimbabwe

Cholera cases in Mount Darwin have risen to 191 while deaths have remained at three in the artisanal mining area of Mukaradzi. Speaking to The Herald yesterday, Mashonaland Central District medical officer Dr George Mapiye said cases being reported at the clinic were no longer serious. “As of today (yesterday) cholera cases recorded are 191 […]

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