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Harare faces town clerk headache

Harare City Council has no town clerk and is in a quandary after its sole substantive department head, health services director Dr Prosper Chonzi, turned down an offer to become acting town clerk because the health department is heavily committed to fighting Covid-19 and because he does not feel himself qualified outside his public health profession to solve city problems. The Herald …


JUST IN: Mliswa accused of violating lockdown regulations

Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter Norton legislator, Temba Peter Mliswa, accused of violating the Covid-19 national lockdown regulations after calling a Press conference at his Borrowdale residence in Harare has been freed on $20 000 and has been barred from convening any other press conferences pending his trial. Mliswa, who was being represented by lawyer […] The Herald …


JUST IN: Vendors defy lockdown restrictions

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter POLICE efforts to enforce national lockdown regulations have hit a snag at Warren Park Shopping Centre in Harare, as vendors continue defying the restrictions to slow down the spread of coronavirus. It has now become a new normal for vendors and the police details to play the hide and seek […] The Herald …


JUST IN: State-of-the-art isolation centre opened

Conrad Mupesa Mashonaland West Bureau Mashonaland West isolation centre equipped with modern machinery was today officially opened as the province moves to arrest Covid-19 fatal cases. The centre, located at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital, seeks to services all the districts in the province and has state-of-the-art equipment which was supplied by the Government, Chinese Embassy and […] The Herald …


Covid-19: A personal experience

SOME weeks back just before Christmas, I was diagnosed with Covid-19 after developing what I thought was a very bad flu. I had just returned from a workshop in Gweru, where I had interacted with many colleagues. One of them being Foster Dongozi, secretary general of the  Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ). Dongozi passed away a few days after we returned from the workshop. May his soul rest in eternal peace. The Herald …


JUST IN: Trevor Dongo falls victim to impostor syndrome

A -23-year-old Harare man today admitted to duping people of their money using an Ecocash number registered in musician Trevor Dongo’s name and also asking for sexual favours from women via a Facebook account which was also registered in the singer’s account. The Herald …



JUST IN: Ambassador Mutsvangwa consoles Tavengwa family

Blessings Chidakwa Herald Reporter The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association has joined the rest of the nation in consoling the Tawengwa family following the death of Cde Masimba Tawengwa, who chaired the UK/European Union ZANU PF district. Cde Tawengwa succumbed to Covid 19 at Arundel Hospital in Harare on December 31, 2020. He was […] The Herald …