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Zimbabwe to weigh options, to continue or end national lockdown

Zimbabwe to weigh options, to continue or end national lockdown

120 ViewsZimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that his country is going to weigh on the options on whether to continue with the national lockdown, relax the regulations or end it, as it has socio-economic implications. Mnangagwa made these sentiments after touring a number of suburbs in the capital Harare on yesterday. Some of the […]

ZIMBABWE: Journalist assaulted by police, forced to delete footage

417 Viewsby Misa-ZimbabweFreelance journalist Panashe Makufa was recently beaten up by members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), in the Harare suburb of Kuwadzana while undertaking his professional duties. Makufa briefed MISA Zimbabwe that he was taking pictures of a police operation wherein they were dispersing people in Kuwadzana as part of their enforcement of […]

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US has no plans to repatriate citizens from Zambia

1,270 ViewsThe United States of America (US) through its Embassy in the country calls on its citizens in Zambia who want to come back home to arrange with the Ethiopian Airways (EA), saying the government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Zambia at this time. “U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United […]

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Zim court sets free journalist charged for breaking COVID-19 stringent lockdown measures

474 ViewsZimbabwe- Magistrate Tapiwa Banda on Friday 3 April 2020 set free freelance journalist Nunurai Jena, who had been arrested and charged with contravening some stringent regulations imposed by government and aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus. Jena, who was represented by Kudzai Choga of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, appeared before Magistrate Banda, […]

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OPINION: Lockdown without income replacement- Zim got it wrong

564 ViewsRawlings Magede Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa recently announced a 21 day national lockdown that will take effect from 30 March 2020.The lockdown seeks to minimize the risk of Covid -19 infection by ensuring that movements are restricted. Several measures have been put in place to ensure that during this lockdown, critical services are kept […]

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South Africa sends Zim plane back for breaking lockdown protocols

763 ViewsThe South African government has sent back a chartered aircraft from Zimbabwe for landing on one of its airport without approval, in direct contravention with the current lockdown protocols. According information releasesd by the Ministry of Transport yesterday, at around 12:30 on Wednesday 1 April 2020 a private aircraft landed without approval at Oliver […]

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Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min exchange football boots for guns, bullets

729 ViewsTottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-min is expected to report to a marines boot camp later this month to fulfill military service duties, in line with the country’s laws- a report said Thursday. All able-bodied South Korean men are obliged to serve in the military for nearly two years, making up the bulk […]

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OPINION: Exercise can be good for you and your country in times of crisis

473 ViewsBy Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Public parks have been gated shut, beaches emptied and stadia deserted, as an unprecedented 2.5 billion people across the world are told to sit at home. Times are tough. The Coronavirus is real and as it spreads its tentacles across the globe it is taking its toll […]

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MDC infiltrated by state agents, spying for ruling party

680 ViewsZimbabwe’s main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-Alliance) is said to have been infiltrated by spies from the ruling ZANU-PF party, meant to distabilise the party. Over the years there had been reports and allegations to that effect, and in some instances, some prominent members of the party have defected, causing rumours that […]

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Zimbabwe explains the National Lockdown concept, can Zambia take a leaf?

588 Views People in neighbouring Zimbabwe will be confined to their homes for 21 days starting from 30 March until 19 April 2020, this could be subject to review depending with the prevailing conditions. Only one person per household can leave the house temporarily for the following purposes: Buying medicine, basic necessities, fuel, gas at […]

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