Corona Virus

Corona Virus

NORTON legislator Temba Mliswa (independent) has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda requesting that all MPs in the 210 constituencies be allocated an emergency ...

The flamboyant governor of Kenya’s capital Nairobi has distributed bottles of cognac to the poor, saying it protects against the new coronavirus, though the drink maker and national government chided him for propagating a myth. ...

The Movement for Democratic Change-Alliance (MDC-A) has accused the government of not consulting widely on the current lockdown with reports that the vulnerable communities are starving in their ...

GOVERNMENT should disclose all the donations for COVID-19 from the local and international community. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

The United States leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new US technical and material assistance arrives in ...

LEGISLATORS from across the political divide have begun mobilising funds from their salaries to donate towards COVID-19 mitigation measures and the vulnerable groups that are affected by the ...

THERE is panic among nurses at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after a man died of suspected COVID-19 at the health institution on Saturday morning. Do you have a ...

While the COVID-19-induced delay to the start of the Premier Soccer League as well as breaks in most leagues throughout the globe have come as an inconvenience for ...

THIS year’s edition of the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo memorial lecture will be held at the Chinhoyi University of Technology on a date yet to be advised as ...

THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) says closure of its hotels this month to contain the spread of coronavirus will reduce its annual revenue generation by ...

A third victim has succumbed to COVID-19 barely 24 hours after another victim died on Tuesday. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

It is day two of the 21-day lockdown, around 5am and it is supposed to be quiet, with everyone at home, observing the lockdown.  Do you have a ...

The UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) is working to rapidly reorganise and scale-up aid programmes on the COVID19 response in Zimbabwe by supporting partners ...

FARM workers have expressed fear of contracting the deadly coronavirus as they were working without protective clothing, while also not observing social distancing. Do you have a coronavirus ...

STATE security agents deployed to enforce the 21-day national lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus have been accused of terrorising residents in several towns and ...

UNITED States of America (USA), through the US President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), will use at least US$150 000 to help fight COVID-19 in Zimbabwe, specifically ...
Lift lockdown in phases

Zimbabwe has recorded its second COVID-19 death, with a 79-year-old Bulawayo man succumbing to the disease on Saturday, in yet another illustration of the country’s preparedness in dealing with the virus. ...

A traditional healer has joined the COVID-19 fight as the number of confirmed cases has risen to 10 in Zimbabwe. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...

THE Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union (ZPNU) has clinched a deal with a Chinese-based organisation for the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to 3 000 healthcare workers in ...

The novel coronavirus pandemic is still relatively uncharted territory in terms of understanding how the disease works and how it should be handled. Do you have a coronavirus ...

A local borehole drilling company, Skylake Borehole Drilling has donated two boreholes to Wilkins Hospital to bolster the country’s resources of the health sector amid coronavirus pandemic. Do ...

Econet’s Strive Masiyiwa has donated 45 full Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ventilator suites to be distributed to Zimbabwe’s public hospitals. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...

EE suspects telephone mast engulfed by fire in Birmingham was an arson attack as celebrities claim Covid-19 caused by 5G technology Telecoms engineers are facing verbal and physical ...

Norton independent legislator Temba Mliswa has set up a coronavirus isolation centre in his constituency to fight the deadly pandemic that has claimed over 40 000 lives globally. ...

China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded ...

BUSINESSMAN Strive Masiyiwa has suggested that military-style field hospitals must be established in empty buildings where there is sufficient water in Africa in order to effectively combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

A humanitarian organisation, GOAL Zimbabwe has partnered with the government to disseminate information on the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to fight the spread of the virus, which has killed scores of thousands of people globally. ...

STUDENT nurses at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo have appealed to be temporarily relieved of their duties of offering healthcare services until the institution has provided personal protective ...

FOLLOWING President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to proclaim a lockdown over COVID-19 for 21 days to minimise the spread of the virulent disease in the country after the death ...

Nyaradzo Group has established two clinics in Harare and Ruwa that will be screening and testing for the deadly virus, COVID-19. Do you have a coronavirus story? You ...