Zim celebrates UN 75th anniversary

ZIMBABWE joined the rest of the world yesterday in celebrating the United Nation’s (UN) 75th anniversary, with the UN resident coordinator Maria Ribeiro calling for joint efforts to eradicate hunger, poverty and gender inequalities among…

Sexual violence cases escalating

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zimbabwe says more than 8 000 cases of sexual violence against women and young girls were recorded in 2019, while a staggering 800 000 others were exposed to threats of gender-based violence…

Vic Falls tourism recovery plan launched

THE government has partnered International Finance Corporation (IFC) — a member of the World Bank Group — to launch the Victoria Falls Area Tourism Development Plan in a bid to boost tourism in and around Victoria Falls and help strengthen…

Rural hunger on the rise, says ZimVac

THE Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVac) has projected over five million people in rural areas are going to be food insecure during the peak hunger period between January and March 2021 owing to the combined effects of…

Don’t neglect other diseases: WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on the government and development partners to improve their response to other diseases which have been neglected due to the country’s focus on containing the spread of the lethal coronavirus…

Dry weekend for Hararians

HARARE City Council (HCC) yesterday announced the temporary shutdown of the Morton Jaffray water treatment Plant after running out of key chemicals — leaving hundreds of thousands of the capital city’s residents facing a dry weekend, the…

All set for citizens dialogue

CIVIL society leader and convenor of the Citizens Manifesto Briggs Bomba has called on Zimbabweans to participate in the forthcoming national citizens convention, saying only citizens could come up with sustainable solutions to end the…

Zimbabwe receives Covid-19 boost

THE South Korean embassy in Zimbabwe, in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Indian embassy yesterday donated coronavirus (Covid-19) medical supplies and consumables worth a combined US$650 000, the Daily News …

Ncube says peace key to Zim growth

FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube, pictured, says he will adequately fund security forces and anti-graft bodies going forward, in a bid to secure peace and the ease of doing business in the country, the Daily News reports.

Mnangagwa swears in commissioners

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday swore in members of the Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC), Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC), Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Zimbabwe Land Commission at State House in Harare.