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The United Nations has urged the Sri Lankan government to halt its policy of forced cremations of coronavirus victims, a practice it said went against the beliefs of the country’s ...

By Kennedy Nyavaya Rising choreographer Proud Tatenda Muguhu  has bemoaned the general treatment of dance as a secondary art discipline that usually comes as an afterthought yet it ...

By Style Reporter Marvel Acts Youth Organisation (Mayo), of Zimbabwe Trust in December joined hands with the Women of Prayer International Ministry to donate clothes and food to ...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday, in a tactical political maneuver that he hopes will allow him to build a new coalition. Italy was thrown ...

By Takemore Mazuruse When the first Covid-19-induced lockdown was effected in March last year, many felt the pinch and the pressure was just too much for the average ...

By Moses Mugugunyeki The Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) has stepped up efforts to strengthen community resilience to disasters in cyclone-prone districts. Chimanimani and Chipinge districts in Manicaland ...

BY MUSA MAKINA BEHIND every successful man is a woman, is a tired cliché in reference to the fact that a man’s achievements are made possible by the ...

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has issued fresh notices to make permanent a ban imposed on video app TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps in June, ...

US biotechnology firm Moderna on Monday said lab studies showed its Covid-19 vaccine would remain protective against variants of the coronavirus first identified in the United Kingdom and ...

An investigation by US broadcaster National Public Radio published on Monday found that 135 unarmed Black people have been killed by police since 2015, often by police with ...

French film director Luc Besson is to be treated as an assisted witness in the court case over allegations that he raped an actress, a judge ruled Monday. ...

Companies need female employees to help them bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic and must not let gender equality slip off their agenda due to the tough business ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA BAIL hearing for MDC-Alliance deputy chairperson Job Sikhala who is facing charges of publishing falsehoods has been deferred to tomorrow at the High Court after ...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday urged wealthy countries to stop hoarding excess COVID-19 vaccines that they had ordered but did not immediately need, ...

BY SILAS NKALA A ZIMBABWEAN man and his Motswana accomplice have been slapped with a 10-year effective jail term each for an armed robbery which they committed in ...

BY VANESSA GONYE THERE appears to be confusion over when frontline medical personnel will start receiving the liability insurance package, as they claim they are yet to receive ...

By Moses Mugugunyeki A CHINESE mining company, Afrochine Smelting has been embroiled in a COVID-19 testing scandal after it allegedly assigned unqualified personnel to carry out tests for ...

BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA/RICHARD MUPONDE/MIRRIAM MANGWAYA GOVERNMENT yesterday revealed that it was failing to import enough vaccines for citizens, and would prioritise Cabinet ministers and senior government officials, Members ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA TWO Chitungwiza men yesterday appeared in court for forging Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) 2020 June results. Misheck Tawanda Cherera (20) and Zaine Stanley Goreraza ...

BY REX MPHISA TWO members of the security services and a civilian have been arraigned before Beitbridge resident magistrate Toindepi Zhou over allegations of robbery and extortion involving ...

BY PATRICIA SIBANDA A REUSABLE sanitary wear producer in Bulawayo has scaled up operations in a bid to ensure adolescent girls are comfortable during their menstrual cycles. The ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE BULAWAYO has been hit by a shortage of anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs), with patients saying the COVID-19 lockdown period had worsened the situation. Some of the ...

BY GARIKAI MAFIRAKUREVA FORMER Masvingo Central legislator Jeffreyson Chitando has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to resign, saying that he has failed to diligently execute his duties as ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE PENSIONERS have urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to increase their monthly stipends in order to cushion them from the harsh economic situation that continues to ...

BY RICHARD MUPONDE Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Nick McNally has died. Former Education minister David Coltart announced his death yesterday, adding that he passed away in Johannesburg, ...

BY BLESSED MHLANGA FORMER Finance minister Tendai Biti has claimed that Zimbabwe’s economy could contract by up to 18% due to the biting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

BY NIZBERT MOYO/RICHARD MUPONDE/HARRIET CHIKANDIWA FORMER Health and Child Care minister Henry Madzorera has rapped government and questioned its commitment to addressing the deadly COVID-19 pandemic after the ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA A MIDLANDS State University (MSU) student was yesterday arraigned before the courts on allegations of concealing $100 000 which had been allegedly stolen by his ...

BY RICHARD MUPONDE INFORMATION secretary Ndavaningi Mangwana was yesterday forced to retract allegations that he made to the effect that some medical practitioners in the country were deliberately ...

By RICHARD MUPONDE ZIMBABWE and Mozambique are among the worst affected countries by climate change after Cyclone Idai in 2019 hit the two countries, resulting in loss of ...