COVID-19

Covid-19 vaccination will be a mess 

Source: Covid-19 vaccination will be a mess | The Standard BY TAWANDA MAJONI Some bad things are just worth remembering. You then hope that the memories will bring good lessons, even though it’s always so hard to be optimistic in Zimbabwe. You see now, in March last year, we woke up to new terms—Covid-19 and […]
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RBZ under pressure to get things right

Source: RBZ under pressure to get things right – The Zimbabwe Independent TATIRA ZWINOIRA FITCH solutions, a United States-based research firm said this week the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)’s efforts to stabilise the markets will remain constrained by foreign currency shortages. Tipping Zimbabwe’s gross domestic product (GDP) to rise by 1,3% this year following […]
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ZCC calls for equal access to natural resources 

Source: ZCC calls for equal access to natural resources – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA THE Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) says inequalities in the mining sector were derailing efforts by the industry to address the socio-economic problems in communities. Speaking during an alternative mining indaba held virtually this week, ZCC’s Martha Mutswarakati of the […]
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Homes become dangerous place for women and girls during COVID-19 lockdown

During the COVID-19 lockdowns imposed by Southern African countries, some homes across the region became enclaves of cruelty, rape and violence for women and girls trapped with abusive family members and nowhere to report or escape the danger, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing. Source: Homes become dangerous place for women and girls […]
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Police, Zanu PF syndicates in new illegal gold panning

Source: Police, Zanu PF syndicates in new illegal gold panning – NewsHawks ZANU PF and police syndicates have taken over mining at the gold-rich Wondedzo Hill in Masvingo North, 23 kilometres from Zimbabwe’s oldest town, after sealing it off and clearing thousands of miners who had camped on the hill in search of the precious […]
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University of Johannesburg: Zimbabwe wrestles with its moral conscience as Zanu PF leaders succumb to Covid-19

Source: University of Johannesburg: Zimbabwe wrestles with its moral conscience as Zanu PF leaders succumb to Covid-19 | India Education,Education News India,Education News | India Education Diary Sizo Nkala is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Africa-China Studies at the University of Johannesburg. He recently published an opinion article that appeared on Nehanda […]
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First batch of Covid-19 vaccines land in SA 

Source: First batch of Covid-19 vaccines land in SA – NewsDay Zimbabwe The first one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have arrived at the OR Tambo International Airport on Monday afternoon. The vaccine was developed by British-Swedish biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, in collaboration with the University of Oxford. Its emergency use was approved in December after […]
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We’re all mortals, Chiwenga states… as 600 succumb to coronavirus in three weeks

Source: We’re all mortals, Chiwenga states… as 600 succumb to coronavirus in three weeks – DailyNews Mugove Tafirenyika CHIEF WRITER tafirenyikam@dailynews.co.zw   A DISTRAUGHT Acting President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday called on Zimbabweans to unite and work together to contain the raging coronavirus which continues to infect and kill dozens of people every day. Speaking in Harare […]
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Anger over govt plan to only give vaccine to ministers, soldiers, MPs and top officials 

HARARE – Human rights and political activists have condemned Monday’s announcement by government that the Covid-19 vaccine will only be availed to government ministers, legislators, soldiers, police, health workers and other top government officials. Source: Anger over govt plan to only give vaccine to ministers, soldiers, MPs and top officials – The Zimbabwean The position […]
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National hero SB Moyo burial set for Wednesday

Source: National hero SB Moyo burial set for Wednesday | The Herald The late Hon Lt Gen Dr SB Moyo (Rtd) Joseph Madzimure Senior Reporter Late national hero, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant General Dr Sibusiso Busi Moyo (Retired), will be buried on Wednesday next week. Dr Moyo succumbed to Covid-19-related complications this […]
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