Japan offers further support to Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 response

Cecilia Kamputa The Government of Japan has allotted over a million US dollars in additional support to Unicef Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 response through responsive and preventive care interventions to vulnerable children and women across multiple sectors including health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, GBV and child protection and education.  UNICEF Zimbabwe acting Representative Amina Mohammed said the Fund was […]

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Boika Ready For Deep Waters

Sports Reporter WORLD Boxing Organisation Africa welterweight champion Brendon “Boika” Denes says he is ready for the deep waters. The Zimbabwean boxer, who is still bubbling with confidence after his latest Dubai victory over Ahmad Samir Dawran of Afghanistan in a non-title fight, could face a big test in August. And he is aware the […]

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Zim Target To Level Series

Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Chevrons may need to get rid of the hard hitters early in their second T20I against Pakistan if they entertain chances of levelling the series tomorrow (Friday). Man-of-the-match Mohammad Rizwan, who had an unbeaten 82 in the 11-run win over the Chevrons on Wednesday, gained momentum as the match progressed and a […]

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Act on defiant ‘Mushika shikas’ in the CBD, Government urged

Donald Mandizvidza The Zimbabwe Government, through the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, has been urged to effectively deal with private cars, commonly referred to as mushika shika, that are openly plying Harare’s Central Business District. The government banned kombis when Covid-19 started to protect citizens, but this has seen a rise in private vehicles […]

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‘No work, no pay’

ZTN Correspondent The Zimbabwe Government says it will enforce a “no work, no pay” policy following reports that some school teachers are not reporting for duty. Government and teachers are locked in a salary dispute, with the latter demanding a 100 percent increment and the former offering 75 percent staggered over three months. To that […]

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236 Zim pupils contract Covid-19

ZTN Correspondent A total of 236 pupils at schools in Zimbabwe have tested positive for Covid-19, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa has said. At a weekly post-Cabinet media briefing in the capital, Harare, Minister Mutsvangwa said the cases were mild. “Cabinet was informed that on 16th April 2021, more outbreaks were reported […]

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Spike-wielding cops warned

Lloyd Ndemo Authorities in Zimbabwe say they will now descend heavily on police officers who throw spikes in the way of moving vehicles. A few years ago, throwing spikes was outlawed, but the practice is now resurfacing. Senior police figures say spikes should only be placed in front of vehicles when police officers suspect the […]

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