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Zim President condems xenophobia

Hanganani Nleya ZIMBABWE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has spoken out against the ongoing xenophobic attacks happening in South Africa. President Mnangagwa who is currently in South Africa for the World Economic Forum (WEF)  took to twitter to express his dismay on the current xenophobic attacks. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed […]

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Zim doctors job action ‘surprises’ government

Takudzwa Chihambakwe and Leroy Dzenga THE Zimbabwean Government says it was surprised by the action taken by doctors not to report for duty on Tuesday, citing “incapacitation”. Health and Child Care Minister, Dr. Obadiah Moyo accused doctors of double standards.  Briefing the media in the capital Harare, after a cabinet […]

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‘Dark period for South Africa’

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken out against the current xenophobic attacks in his country. In a series of tweets on his official Twitter account, President Ramaphosa said security forces are on high alert to prevent further attacks on foreigners. I condemn the violence that has been spreading around […]

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Call for Zimbabweans to give to charity

ZIMBABWE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called on Zimbabweans to give to the needy. The president, who is the patron of the Republican Cup, was speaking at State House during the annual Republican Cup donation handover ceremony. Taku Chihambakwe reports.

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‘We are not on strike, we are incapacitated’

… as doctors report for duty at Zimbabwe’s public hospitals Leroy Dzenga and Samantha Rusare Doctors in Zimbabwe say although government raised their salaries by 60 percent, they still cannot afford basics. This has seen them embark on an industrial action which they are referring to as “incapacitation”. Zimbabwe Hospital […]

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SA Parly condemns attacks on foreign truck drivers

ZTN Correspondent SOUTH Africa’s Parliament has called for an immediate solution to the ongoing attacks on foreign truck drivers in the country. More than 200 people, mostly foreign truck drivers, have been attacked and killed by assailants on South African roads since March 2018, according to the Road Freight Association. […]

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110 arrested over violence, looting in South Africa

Takudzwa Chihambakwe MAYHEM continued on Tuesday in Johannesburg, with mobs looting foreign owned shops and attacking foreigners mainly Africans, but South Africa‘s National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (Natjoints) said over 110 people have  been arrested since the outbreak of the violence. In a strongly worded statement, Natjoints condemned the […]

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Glen View cholera time bomb

Fatima Karuweni FAILURE by the Harare City Council to collect garbage and attend to burst sewer pipes is creating a health hazard, raising fears of another cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe’s capital. With the city failing to collect litter bins and to attend to burst sewer pipes on time, residents of […]

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