NGOs shut down

CIVIL society organisations, the National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (Nango) and Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) have shut their offices down as they intensify efforts to help contain the spread of coronavirus…

ZCC warns defiant churches

THE Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) has warned defiant churches that are ignoring the government’s directive to stop holding mass gatherings in light of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that they should take the call seriously to save…

Zororo buried at family farm

©️ BROADCASTER Zororo Makamba — who became the first publicly known person in the country this week to succumb to coronavirus — was buried at the family’s farm yesterday, just outside Harare, the Daily News reports.

US$500k for Wilkins refurbishment

CHINESE private companies in Zimbabwe have allocated US$500 000 for the refurbishment of the Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital, which houses an isolation facility for the handling of coronavirus (Covid-19) disease in Harare.

Three more robbers shot dead

POLICE national spokesperson Paul Nyathi yesterday confirmed that three more suspected armed robbers were shot dead during a shoot-out with detectives on Thursday, bringing the total number of fatalities to five.

ED under fire over Nyanga address

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday came under fire for holding a mass gathering in Nyakomba Village in Nyanga, where he was commissioning a US$15 million pump house venture between Zimbabwe and Japan, barely 24 hours after banning…

Muchinguri torches storm over virus

DEFENCE minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri torched a storm at the weekend after she described the coronavirus pandemic as a punishment for western countries for imposing sanctions against members of the ruling Zanu PF party over human rights…