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Fadzai Ndangana

Teachers Unfazed By Govt Threats

Teachers have vowed to defy government threats saying they will continue with their industrial action until their salaries are raised to between US$520 and US$550 or equivalent in local currency. In an interview with a local publication, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) secretary general Raymond Majongwe described the government as “a bully” not committed […]

Act On Low Efficacy Of Chinese Vaccines, Govt Urged

Movement of Democratic Change(MDC) Alliance has questioned the government’s reluctance to act on the low efficacy of the Chinese manufactured COVID-19 vaccines saying continued use of Sinopharm jabs would be a disaster and a total waste of tax payer’s money. In a statement, MDC Alliance Secretary for Health and Child Care, Dr Henry Madzorera said […]

Foreigners To Pay For COVID-19 Vaccination: ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has clarified that foreigners who wish to get vaccinated for COVID-1`9 in the country will have to pay for the jab. Speaking at the State House yesterday, the President said all foreigners will receive the jab at a cost. “Zimbabweans will get the vaccine for free, but for foreigners who come here, […]

Govt Acts On Fake Vaccination Cards

The government  has strengthened security features on the new Covid-19 vaccination certificates after reports of the counterfeits hitting the streets, Information minister Monica Mutsvangwa has said. Speaking during the post-cabinet media briefing, Mutsvangwa warned that the government would descend heavily on culprits tampering with the COVID-19 certificates. This follows reports that some members of staff […]

Educate People On COVID-19 Vaccines: Doctors

Medical doctors have urged the government to do more on vaccine literacy through enhanced public campaigns to popularize the roll-out program while dispelling myths and misconceptions around the lifesaving drug. In a statement, Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) said more needs to be done to educate people about the COVID-19 vaccines. “ZADHR […]

WHO Warns Sub-Saharan Countries Of Third Wave, New Variants

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned Sub Saharan countries that they face threats of new COVID-19 variants and could be hit by the third wave in the coming weeks. In a report, WHO said a potentially deadly third wave of COVID-19 was imminent at a time most African countries’ healthcare facilities and personnel were […]

Govt Warns Against Complacency During Easter Holidays

The government has warned citizens against complacency during the Easter holidays saying unnecessary travelling could trigger a spike in new COVID-19 cases. The national Covid-19 Coordinator in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Dr Agnes Mahomva urged people to adhere to the stipulated health regulations. “Just like what we did when we came to […]

Four Touts Arrested For Manhandling Woman At Bus Terminus

Zimbabwe Republic Police have arrested four Beitbridge touts who were captured on a viral video harassing a woman at Dulibadzimu bus terminus. In a statement this morning, ZRP said the four will appear in court today. “The ZRP has arrested the four touts who were involved in the physical manhandling and harassment of a woman […]

Get Vaccinated To Avert Third Wave: Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged citizens to get vaccinated for COVID-19 to boost government efforts towards achieving the targeted herd immunity of 10 million people. Announcing additional lockdown guidelines meant to reduce the spread of COVID-19 pandemic during the Easter holiday yesterday, President Mnangagwa urged people to be wary of a third wave of the […]

Govt Commends Ongoing Research In Traditional Medicines

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has commended ongoing research in traditional medicines being carried out as part of national efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Zimbabwe and China which already culminated in the establishment of Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic at one of the country’s largest referral hospitals […]