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Mnangagwa Relaxes COVID-19 Lockdown Measures

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has relaxed the COVID-19 lockdown measures allowing formal and informal businesses to reopen in conformity with World Health Organisation (WHO) set standards. In his address to the nation, President Mnangagwa said exemption letters for essential services which were a requirement for movement were no longer required with the curfew adjusted from the current […]

Police Raise Concern Over Lockdown Violations

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has raised concern over an increase in national lockdown violations across the country’s major cities. In a statement, Police national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said members of the public have become complacent in the observance of the national lockdown measures. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police has noted that some members […]

Mamombe, Chimbiri To Spend Night In Detention

Harare West legislator Joana Mamombe and party activist Cecilia Chimbiri will spend the night at Chikurubi Maximum Prison after Magistrate Stanley Mambanje postponed their bail application to Wednesday. Mamombe, Chimbiri and Netsai Marova were arrested in Harare yesterday with the latter released in unclear circumstances. ZRP has charged Mamombe and Chimbiri with section 11 of […]

Govt Extends COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

Government has extended the current 30 day COVID-19 lockdown by a further two weeks to the 15th of February 2021, vice President Constantino Chiwenga has announced. Zimbabwe announced a new level 4 lockdown which was expected to end on the 5th of February following a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases. In his address […]

Include Us In Essential Service Bracket- Informal Traders

The Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) has expressed concern over the latest lockdown conditions saying their members had been excluded from the essential services bracket. While applauding the latest lockdown measures announced by the Government ZCIEA said their members form part of the big bracket of essential services providers as they serve communities. […]

Govt Eases Lockdown Restrictions As Inter-City Travel Resumes

Government has approved the resumption of inter-city travel pending registration by transport operators for compliance with the Covid-19 regulations. Inter-city travel were barred in March following the announcement of the Coronavirus pandemic induced lockdown as a way of curbing the spread of the diseases. Speaking during a post Cabinet press briefing Information, Publicity and Broadcasting […]

COVID-19: ‘Zim Headed For Disaster’

Acting Mpilo Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Professor Solwayo Ngwenya Wednesday issued a stern warning that the coronavirus will continue to spread across the country if social distancing and lockdown regulations are not followed. Zimbabwe has recorded 4818 COVID-19 cases including 1544 recoveries and 104 deaths since the first case of the disease was recorded in […]

House Demolitions In The Name Of Development In Epworth

More than twenty families from Epworth’s Domboremaziso area have been left homeless after they were forced to demolish their homes to pave way for the construction of roads. The residents’ claim that they were not served with any notices and that the purported development was illegal. “Those whose houses were demolished did not receive any […]

MDC Slams Data Tariffs Hike

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC) has condemned data price hike by telecommunications network companies in the country  saying it will increase the digital divide between the rich and the poor since children had turned to internet schooling  during the coronavirus lockdown…