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Zimbabwe Records Severe Malaria Cases

Zimbabwe Records Severe Malaria Cases

GOVERNMENT has raised concerns over the increase in malaria-related illnesses in Manicaland this year, with 66 people reported to have died this year. Provincial Medical Director Dr Patron Mafaune last week said the province had recorded 77 711 cases of malaria since January. “Malaria is a serious challenge we are facing in Manicaland and this […]

Water-crisis In Kwekwe City Of Zimababwe

Water-crisis In Kwekwe City Of Zimababwe

The current power shortages bedevilling the country could trigger fresh waterborne disease outbreaks with Kwekwe not sitting on a time bomb, a senior official in the Midlands city has warned. Added to this is a crippling shortage of water treatment chemicals a problem that has also affected the capital city of Harare. Kwekwe City Director […]

UN Launches Us$331.5m Aid Appeal For Zimbabwe

UN Launches Us$331.5m Aid Appeal For Zimbabwe

The United Nations Tuesday launched a US$331.5 million international aid appeal to help Zimbabwe tackle a drought which has left a third of its population in need of relief over the next nine months. Presenting the appeal to government officials and the diplomatic corps, UN ambassador Bishow Parajuli said the total requirement needed to address […]

Zimbabwe Hikes Electricity Tariffs By More Than 200 Percent

Zimbabwe Hikes Electricity Tariffs By More Than 200 Percent

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has more than doubled electricity tariffs for ordinary consumers with more than 200 per cent effective immediately. Presenting his 2019 Mid-Term Monetary Policy Review statement on Thursday, Ncube gave power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) the nod to implement the tariff increase. “Electricity tariffs for domestic consumers will be increased […]

Zimbabweans Mark Anniversary Of Post-Election Shootings

Zimbabweans Mark Anniversary Of Post-Election Shootings

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties, human rights groups and churches marked the one-year anniversary Thursday of the day when the army killed about a dozen people protesting the delayed release of election results. Members of the crowd say they will continue asking for divine intervention in this southern African nation, where the political landscape has been long […]

Women MPs In Zimbabwe Demand Free Sanitary Wear for Every Woman

Women MPs In Zimbabwe  Demand Free Sanitary Wear for Every Woman

Women MPs in the National Assembly have come out urging the government to roll out a programme to provide free sanitary wear to every woman especially those in the country’s remote areas. MDC vice president Lynette Karenyi, with support from other lawmakers, in contributions towards the debate on the Education Bill said most young women, […]

My Boss Is Obsessed With My Butt – Harassed Zimdef Woman Testifies

My Boss Is Obsessed With My Butt – Harassed Zimdef Woman Testifies

An employ with the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund, (ZIMDEF) has testified against her boss who was dragged to court over the indecent assault. ZIMDEF debt manager Leonard Rwambiwa was nailed in court yesterday after the complainant told magistrate Yeukai Chigodora that Rwambiwa Rwambiwa is obsessed with her butt, which she claimed he always talk about […]

Harare Seeks Govt Help As Water Situation Worsens

Harare Seeks Govt Help As Water Situation Worsens

The Harare City Council has called on the government to speed up the construction of Kunzvi and Musami Dams which authorities hope could solve the city’s worsening water problems. City fathers Tuesday sat for a special council meeting where they resolved to engage central government to help speed up dam constructions and the creation of […]

Sanitary Wear Now Exempted From Customs Duty In Zimbabwe

Sanitary Wear Now Exempted From Customs Duty In Zimbabwe

THE Government has noted that the price of sanitary wear has shot beyond the reach of many women who have resorted to using unhygienic materials exposing them to various diseases despite the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) waiving customs duty on imports of the feminine product. ZIMRA has informed the public on the suspension of customs […]

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s profile continued to grow yesterday, with her appointment as ambassador of a United States of America-based organisation, Days for Girls. The appointment is in recognition of her work in alleviating challenges facing the girl child. Days for Girls (DfG) is a global movement founded in 2008 that prepares and distributes sustainable […]

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