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UNICEF signs supply agreement for Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN – UNICEF and Sinopharm have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of the BBIBP-CorV inactivated virus vaccine against COVID-19 on behalf of the COVAX Facility.    Through the agreement, UNICEF will have access to up to 120 million doses of the vaccine by the end of 2021 to supply participating countries and territories in the COVAX Facility’s Advance Market […]

Presser: Value Creation Challenge Deadline Extended

Eight2Five Innovation Hub, powered by Old Mutual in partnership with British Council wishes to announce the extension of the Value Creation Challenge application submission deadline from the initial 25th of June to the 8th of July 2021.  The Value Creation Challenge seeks to support businesses and start-ups that provide innovative and sustainable solutions to socio-economic […]

FBC Applications are now Zero Rated

In its quest to further advance the digital transformation agenda and to bring more convenience to customers, FBC has now zero-rated all its applications. This move will allow FBC clients to use selected FBC applications (Apps) to carry out transactions without using mobile data or Wi-Fi connection at any time of the day… 24/7. FBC […]

‘Let’s Not Fight Zanu-PF On Cultural and Religious Matters’

Zimbabwe has a myriad of problems afflicting her soul that has brought untold suffering to the majority of her citizens. The challenges impacting our nation are real and are enormous. By Zim First President, Maxwell Zeb Shumba Rusike They need a focused and apt national leadership to solve them. There is no dispute that the […]

Full Text:President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Independence Day Speech

41st INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE, CDE. E. D. MNANGAGWA 18th APRIL, 2021 1 The First Lady, Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa; Honourable Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Gen. (Rtd) Dr C.G.D.N. Chiwenga; Chairman of the Ruling Party ZANU PF and Minister of Defence and […]

Zim Editors Castigate Chin’ono’s Arrest

Press Statement by the Zimbabwe National Editor’s Forum on Hopewell Chin’ono’s arrest ON 8 January 2021, Zimbabwean police arrested award-winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono at his home in Harare for allegedly publishing a falsehood or communicating false information which is prejudicial to the state. After that police also arrested opposition leaders Job Sikhala and Fadzayi Mahere […]

UNICEF Appoints Young Zimbabwean as Youth Climate Advocate

Press Statement UNICEF Zimbabwe has appointed Nkosilathi Nyathi (17) as a UNICEF Youth Climate Advocate to advance the climate and environment agenda in Zimbabwe and mobilize other young people to join the fight against climate change. The appointment comes as UNICEF commemorates World Children’s Day on November 20, under the theme “Reimagining a greener more […]

Senditoo Becomes Cheapest Money Remittance Service After Slashing All Fees

Senditoo has cut its remittance fees, meaning that all customers who send money to Zimbabwe will not be charged for their transactions. This will make the company one of the cheapest money transfer providers. The remittance industry, which depends on migrant workers sending money home, looked particularly vulnerable at the beginning of the pandemic and […]

Residents Chide Harare City Council Over Dry Weekend

Press Statement   The Combined Harare Residents Association bemoans the closure of Morton Jaffray Water Treatment plant by the City of Harare leaving the whole City without water due to failure by (ZimPhos) Chemplex chemicals to supply adequate water treatment chemicals. The company needed the assistance of ZWL 2.583 000 required for Value-added Tax to […]