Unvaccinated civil servants ‘fired’

COVID-19 chief co-ordinator in the President’s Office, Agnes Mahomva, said no unvaccinated civil servants would be allowed at work starting Monday until they get their doses.

Industry in fresh push for bailout

On Thursday, the country’s biggest industrial lobby, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) warned that in the absence of such injections, current turbulences would be difficult to circumvent.

UK lab suspended after false negative COVID-19 tests

NHS Test and Trace launched an investigation into a lab in Wolverhampton after reports of people getting negative PCR test results after testing positive on rapid lateral flow devices (LFDs).

Major coffee buyers face losses as Colombia farmers fail to deliver

World coffee prices have soared 55% this year, mainly due to adverse weather in top producer Brazil, prompting Colombian farmers to default on sales clinched when prices were much lower in order to re-sell the coffee at higher rates.