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Doctors give Govt Ebola ultimatum

Doctors give Govt Ebola ultimatum

THE Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) has given Government 14 days’ ultimatum to come up with a comprehensive response to the possibility of an Ebola outbreak that will protect them, other health workers and their families from the deadly disease. In a statement sent to ... Read More »

Major facelift for country’s road, rail networks

Major facelift for country’s road, rail networks

The country’s road and rail networks are set for major facelift following ongoing discussions with the People’s Republic of China on dualisation of a number of key highways and purchasing of locomotives, Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Dr Obert Mpofu announced. Speaking during a breakfast ... Read More »

Zim records alarming teen pregnancy rate

Zim records alarming teen pregnancy rate

ZIMBABWE has recorded a sharp increase in teenage pregnancy with current reports revealing that “92 percent of all sexually active girls aged 15 to 19 are in some form of a marriage,” due to cultural or religious norms. Statistics obtained from the United Nations Population ... Read More »

Choppies to assist in fight against Ebola

Choppies to assist in fight against Ebola

Choppies Enterprises has indicated that it is ready to assist health ministries in its host nations in Southern Africa to prevent the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease. The group’s spokesperson Otsile Marole in Botswana told The Voice newspaper, that the regional retail giant ... Read More »

Zimbabweans can stay, for now – Gigaba

Zimbabweans can stay, for now – Gigaba

 The government on Tuesday said around 250 000 Zimbabweans living in the country on temporary visas due to expire this year can get three-year extensions, delaying a possible mass expulsion of workers. Home Affairs Minister Melusi Gigaba  said a scheme that allowed Zimbabweans to flee the ... Read More »

“Special economic zones might not work in Zim”

“Special economic zones might not work in Zim”

SPECIAL economic zones might not yield the expected benefits in Zimbabwe, as the country is one of the high cost business destinations in the world and is far from the sea unlike other countries; factors that might push away investors, economists have pointed out. The ... Read More »

Mine Entra 2014 goes digital

Mine Entra 2014 goes digital

THE Mining, Engineering and Transport exhibition (Mine Entra 2014 )which is set to be held at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre (ZIEC),Bulawayo will be digital, as an online application would be made available for exhibitors to exchange information, network and create business opportunities. The Mine Entra mobile ... Read More »

MDC youth take on seniors

MDC youth take on seniors

YOUTHS from the Professor Welshman Ncube led MDC, Bulawayo province, have expressed an interest to take on their seniors come its national congress in 2016, as part of efforts to re energise and radicalise the party. MDC performed pathetically in last year’s elections, only managing ... Read More »

Media to strike?

Media to strike?

PROPHET Sisonke Ndlovu from Living God Ministries has prophesied that the media industry in the country will go on a strike protesting over unsatisfactory conditions relating to their work. Prophet Ndlovu, said to be a spiritual son of famous Ubert Angel, disclosed this prophecy over ... Read More »

Sports bars in World Cup trouble

Sports bars in World Cup trouble

SPORTS bars and liquor outlets that open beyond their legal operating hours to accommodate patrons watching late night soccer World Cup matches face closure and risk losing their liquor licences, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned. A snap survey revealed that many night outlets open ... Read More »