Grace Mugabe chose politics over cancer fight: Parly

By Daniel Chigundu Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care says former first-lady Grace Mugabe was reluctant to join other African First Ladies in the fight against the menacing cancer. Cancer has reportedly surpassed HIV/Aids as the number one killer-disease in the country and African continent owing to the cost of its treatment and equipment needed. Zimbabwe with an estimated 14 million has only … Continue reading Grace Mugabe chose politics over cancer fight: Parly

CDF saga: MPs now demand US$75K

Daniel Chigundu Legislators have demanded that the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) which is currently pegged at US$50 000 be adjusted to US$75 000 because of inflation. Treasury has already marshalled about US$5 million in CDF funds to be disbursed to the 210 legislators as soon as the constitution for the fund has been adopted by Parliament. Speaking in the National Assembly, Norton legislator Temba Mliswa … Continue reading CDF saga: MPs now demand US$75K

2018 elections: Nkosana Moyo banks on Mugabe, Tsvangirai ill health

By Daniel Chigundu Alliance for People’s Agenda (APA) leader Dr Nkosana Moyo says he is expecting to win the 2018 elections because people will dump both President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai owing to their ill health status. President Robert Mugabe is always in and out of the country going to Singapore and Malaysia for alleged medical checkups for undisclosed diseases which some people allege … Continue reading 2018 elections: Nkosana Moyo banks on Mugabe, Tsvangirai ill health

WHO removes Mugabe as Goodwill Ambassador | #Goodwill4Who

WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus  statement: Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result, I have decided to rescind the appointment. I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns, and heard the different issues that they have raised. I have also consulted with the … Continue reading WHO removes Mugabe as Goodwill Ambassador | #Goodwill4Who

Girl-child abuse: Govt urged to do more

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Zimbabwe National Council for Welfare of Children (ZNCWC) director Reverend Taylor Nyanhete says while the government has done a remarkable thing by providing safe houses for abused girls, there is need to do more to cater for those who need extra help. Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare has spearheaded a program where about 56 young girls have already been … Continue reading Girl-child abuse: Govt urged to do more

Did Mugabe insult Zimbos on routine medical checks?

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa THE advice by President Robert Mugabe that people should go for routine medical check-ups left many people wondering if he is in touch with realities obtaining in the country or not. Many Zimbabweans owing to current economic hardships are failing to take their sick relatives to hospitals because of high user-fees being demanded at a time when unemployment is in the region of … Continue reading Did Mugabe insult Zimbos on routine medical checks?

Is Mnangagwa still unwell?

By Daniel Chigundu VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa who returned home last week from South Africa where he was seeking medical attention for alleged food poising, failed to turn-up for the 5th edition of the Annual National Agri-business Conference (ANAC) on Wednesday. ANAC is jointly organised by the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) and the National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) and its objective is to look at … Continue reading Is Mnangagwa still unwell?

Morton Jaffray refurbishment completion set for December

By Staff Reporter. UPON completion, City of Harare’s (CoH) Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant will be pumping 620 mega-litres of water per day which is 80 percent of the 800 mega-litres required. City of Harare is currently doing 520 mega-liters. Director of Water, engineer Hosea Chisango on Tuesday told journalists during a site visit to the treatment plant that soon after completion the city will … Continue reading Morton Jaffray refurbishment completion set for December

134 224 cases & 194 deaths caused by malaria in 2017 already | Ministry of Health

By Staff Reporter Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare retired brigadier general Gerald Gwinji has revealed that there was an increase in the number of malaria outbreaks recorded this year compared to last year. Dr. Gwinji on Tuesday, appeared before the portfolio committee on Health and Child Care to brief the committee on the ministry preparedness in response to the emergence … Continue reading 134 224 cases & 194 deaths caused by malaria in 2017 already | Ministry of Health

Breaking news: Cholera outbreak in Chiredzi

by Watmore Makokoba There are growing fears of a wider cholera outbreak following two confirmed cases at Rupangwana clinic in Chiredzi District Masvingo province last week and Chinyamukwakwa Clinic in Chipinge Manicaland Province recorded on the 14th of this month. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, to date, there is one confirmed case at Rupangwana and 3 suspected in Chinyamukwakwa of which 2 … Continue reading Breaking news: Cholera outbreak in Chiredzi