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Zim CSOs Calls For SADC Commitment To Human Rights

Local civic society organisations under the auspices of the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) have called on Southern Africa Development Committee (SADC) members to commit themselves to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In a statement to mark the International Human Rights Day, CiZC said the COVID-19 pandemic had provided repressive governments to shrink the […]

Govt In “Shock” After Rushwaya Debate In British Parliament

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, Sibusiso Moyo expressed disbelief and disappointment over a recent debate on the arrest of Henrietta Rushwaya for trying to smuggle 6 kgs of gold to Dubai by the British Upper House. The House of Lords representatives alleged that Rushwaya is President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s niece and asked what their government […]

Cross Border Traders Plead With Gvt To Re-Open Borders

Cross border traders have pleaded with the government to reopen the Beitbridge border post which provides gateway into neighboring South Africa citing that its continued closure puts livelihoods that largely depend on trading from the southern neighbor at high risk of poverty. The call comes after South Africa re-opened its side of the border making […]

We Stand By Our Initial Statement, Says ANC On Zim Crisis

African National Congress (ANC) International Relations Committee chairperson, Lindiwe Zulu has cautiously reiterated that the South African ruling party stands by its statement that there is a crisis in Zimbabwe. Two weeks ago an ANC delegation visited the country on a fact finding mission on the obtaining situation in Zimbabwe. Upon return to South Africa, […]

Biti Blasts Mnangagwa For ‘Blocking’ Ramaphosa’s Envoys

MDC Alliance vice president Tendai Biti has blasted President Emmerson Mnangagwa after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s envoys failed to meet with members of the opposition despite an earlier commitment to seek their views on the current political situation in the country. Speaking following the ‘snub’, Biti said they were disappointed but not surprised by the developments […]

ANC Out Of Order- Zanu PF

A showdown is looming between ruling Zanu PF and South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) over remarks made by the latter’s Secretary General, Ace Magashule concerning the situation obtaining in Zimbabwe. In a scathing attack on Magashule, Zanu PF acting spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa said the veteran politician was out of order. “Zanu PF takes strong […]

Madzamba Clings On Grace In Forthcoming Album

South Africa-based gospel musician, Rowan Madzamba says he will continue on his trajectory of preaching God’s grace following the naming of his forthcoming album, “Bhero Renyasha” (Bells of Grace). Madzamba’s first album, released in 2018, was titled “Dzingori Nyasha” (It’s Only Grace) while a follow-up single which was dropped last year got named “Zvinoita Nyasha” […]

Zim Covid-19 Cases Continue to Rise

ZIMBABWE’S COVID-19 confirmed cases are continuing to escalate with the recorded cases now at 222 with 16 returnees added to the previous number after testing positive on Wednesday…

South Africa’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Soar To 116

JOHANNESBURG – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa has soared to a 116. There are now 31 new cases from Tuesday night’s announcement. Six of the new cases are local transmissions. “As part of tracking and tracing, we have collated background information on how these patients were infected,” said Health Minister Dr […]