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Vaccinating The Rural Population In Matabeleland Against COVID-19

With the rise of the Omicron variant, DanChurchAid (DCA) together with the Ministry of Health and Child Care, is making sure that no-one is left behind in the fight against COVID-19, even in the remotest parts of Zimbabwe. At the height of the pandemic, rural communities, where information dissemination was not as efficient as in […]

Why the African Union isn’t waiting for COVAX?

The U.N.-backed COVAX vaccine facility was supposed to be a game changer. But with less than ten percent of Africans vaccinated — well short of the African Union’s goal of 60% by the end of this year — Strive Masiyiwa, the head of the Union’s vaccination effort, says the continent can no longer rely on […]

Policy Incentives To Reindustrialization Lacking

Zimbabwe aspires to create an upper middle income economy with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$65 billion by 2030. This vision is premised on the reindustrialization strategy where competitiveness and regional integration are key in turning the economy from excessive reliance on primary commodity exports (raw minerals and tobacco) to a key global net […]

Hope of Tourism Recovery As Victoria Falls Hits Highest Occupancies Since The Onset of Covid-19

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge estate last month recorded its highest occupancies since the onset of Covid-19 in March 2020, with operators in Zimbabwe’s top tourist destination optimistic of a recovery following the collapse of the industry. Occupancy across Africa Albida Tourism’s (AAT) Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls Safari Club and Victoria Falls Safari Suites’ […]

Pan-African Youth Union Shifts Base To Morocco’s Rabat

The Pan-African Youth Union has shifted base to Morocco’s capital Rabat following the signing of a new agreement between Moroccan Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid and the Union’s President Aliou Oumarou. The new agreement, which will see the Union’s headquarters move from Khartoum, Sudan to Rabat, will be ratified at the […]

116 People Get Free Diabetes Test In Warren Park

By Edward Tapfumaneyi Suburban Medical Centre in partnership with MedSure Pharmaceuticals tested 116 people for diabetes free of charge in Harare’s Warren Park suburb as part of efforts to raise awareness of the disease which is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputations. Members of the public responded […]

Murewa RDC Boss Arrested

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Murewa Rural District Council, Alois Gurajena (48) for Criminal Abuse of Duty after he unprocedurally subdivided a farm and allocated stands to home seekers. Allegations against Gurajena are that in 2003, Train Farm was leased to Moses Sewera for agricultural purposes and has […]

€18 Million German Climate Insurance Facility for Africa

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany during the ongoing United Nations 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) announced an €18million subside to help Africa ensure climate change. By Tendai Mujeyi The fund which shall be distributed through the African Risk Capacity, ARC, an African Union initiative consisting of 35 AU Member States, […]