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Coronavirus

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PARLIAMENT this morning suspended business after two MPs from the Transport Portfolio Committee tested positive for the COVID 19 virus, but sources claimed as many as eight legislators ...
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BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA/BRENNA MATENDERE INFORMAL traders, who are currently unable to ply their trade on the capital’s pavements, have invaded open spaces around industrial areas, mainly in Graniteside, ...
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In these hardest of times, many countries are fighting the global pandemic that has so far claimed four in Zimbabwe and thousands beyond its borders. It’s high time we address the impact that coronavirus (Covid-19) has on African countries. ...
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Lift lockdown in phases
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Gwanda State University (GSU) has been accused of ignoring the COVID-19 pandemic, by opening the institution during a lockdown to stop the spread of the pandemic. By Silas ...
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Investment, savings, insurance and banking group, Old Mutual has delivered a consignment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health workers at Sally Mugabe Central Hospital in Harare, keeping ...
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ZIMBABWE on Wednesday recorded eight new COVID-19 cases to bring the number to 40, inclusive of four deaths, the biggest recording in a single day since the outbreak ...
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The High court of Zimbabwe has, with immediate effect, ordered the ministries of Health and Child Care and Information, Publicity and Broadcasting to promote citizens’ access to information ...
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has, as expected, extended Zimbabwe’s lockdown by a further two weeks, although he made some modifications allowing limited mining and manufacturing activities to resume. ...
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Days after the Zimbabwean embassy in Botswana reached out to Zimbabweans in that country wishing to return home, the Zimbabwean mission in Namibia has done the same. ...
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Instant messaging service, WhatsApp has announced that it is further limiting the number of times a forwarded message can be shared in an effort to curb misinformation during ...
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Opinion & Editorials
The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can already be classified as the largest international news story of 2020 due to a range of factors. Do you have ...
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Opinion & Editorials
Over the past two months, the world has been shaken to the core by the COVID-19 pandemic, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, which started in China in ...
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Businessman Strive Masiyiwa has urged stricter testing and tracing of people for COVID-19 in African countries.  ...
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THE Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights has raised concern over the country’s capacity to test individuals of the novel coronavirus, amid indications that of the more than 16 000 people who returned from different countries, only 200 have been tested for the virus. ...
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Confusion over what “essential services” arose on Monday, the first day of Zimbabwe’s lockdown, following the detention of a journalist in the Midlands capital, Gweru.   ...
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Businessman Strive Masiyiwa has urged African governments to prioritise healthcare workers, particularly now in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where medical practitioners are in the front line. ...
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The government has gazetted tough new laws that could see people spending up to 20 years in prison for spreading fake news on the novel coronavirus. ...
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A Harare resident on Saturday filed an urgent chamber application in the High Court seeking an order to stop the establishment of a medical facility in a residential suburb to cater for people suffering from the deadly coronavirus. ...
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COVID-19 tests u-turn
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa late on Friday imposed a nationwide lockdown for 21 days from Monday to help curb the spread of the fast spreading coronavirus. ...
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Famed Nigerian preacher, TB Joshua’s credibility could be on the line, as he predicted that the novel coronavirus could be coming to an end on Saturday, yet no vaccine or cure is in sight. ...
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Just when you thought things cannot get any worse, nurses and doctors have downed tools over the government’s failure to provide them with protective personal clothing and a host of other demands. ...
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The Catholic church has announced that it is closing all its churches in Zimbabwe with effect from Tuesday in an effort to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. ...
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The government has announced that media personality, Zororo Makamba, the country's first coronavirus casualty, has been buried. ...
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If there is one thing that is undeniable is that the novel coronavirus has upended lives in Zimbabwe and life will never be the same again for many people. ...
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As the coronavirus continues to take a toll on virtually every sector, the Zimbabwean justice system is the latest to issue preventative guidelines, with the most drastic being the cancellation of court weddings. ...
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The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) has proposed that hospitals scale down to emergency mode and the cessation of all routine outpatient departments operations, as they decried the lack of preparedness at public hospitals in dealing with the novel coronavirus. ...
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The Coronavirus outbreak is spreading rapidly, and so is misinformation related to the pandemic. In these testing times, you can only rely on trusted sources such as the World Health Organisation (WHO). ...
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