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December 23, 2018 7:34 AM Three die in fresh cholera outbreak

A fresh cholera outbreak has claimed three lives from 10 cases recorded since Tuesday in the Chomubobo mining area in Mberengwa, Midlands province. The affected patients are quarantined at Mnene Mission Hospital. Midlands’ provincial medical director Dr Simon Nyadundu confirmed the outbreak. Dr Nyadundu said Government has since set up two cholera treatment 89

November 26, 2018 6:08 PM Chi-Town residents blast authority

Chitungwiza residents have bemoaned decisions made by their local authority to exclude them in the budget consultation processes saying it was a deliberate effort to disenfranchise them from participating in local governance issues. This came out during a local governance stakeholders Indaba in which Chitungwiza municipality and its residents were having 62

November 13, 2018 4:08 PM Parched Masvingo goes for a week without water

Masvingo has gone for a week without water because the municipality is failing to raise $4 000 for fixing a water pump. Masvingo Residents Trust (MRT) coordinator Ephraim Mutombeni has written to minister of State for Masvingo Province Ezra Chadzamira to facilitate the emergency allocation of the required forex from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. MRT warned 49

November 7, 2018 3:17 PM Council workers to face the music

Four Harare City Council (HCC) employees who are on suspension for allegedly inflating prices of commodities that were meant to treat cholera will face a disciplinary hearing on a date still to be advised. “The four employees mentioned in the detailed report will be advised of when they will appear before a disciplinary hearing for allegedly duping Econet 57

November 1, 2018 11:42 PM Reverend Chivaviro celebrates 20 years in music

The show, which will be held at Anglican Gardens, comes as a replacement to the initial bash that was meant to be held on September 29, but was cancelled due to the cholera outbreak. In an interview, Rev Chivaviro said he was excited to thank his fans for their loyalty. “I am very happy to be celebrating my 20 years in music industry together with my fans who have made my music 65

October 27, 2018 1:20 AM Gokwe folks stampede for Chicken Inn delights

Gokwe town was a hive of activity this past weekend when fast food brand Simbisa took their Chicken Inn and Creamy Inn mobile outlets to the town. People from far and wide thronged Gokwe town to taste ice cream and the popular two-piecer (two pieces of chicken and chips) known as the red box meal. There was a stampede as the young and old pushed and shoved 71

October 26, 2018 6:11 PM Khupe mocks Chamisa – Nehanda Radio

The war of words between rival MDC leaders — Thokozani Khupe and Nelson Chamisa — is intensifying. Yesterday, Khupe’s party tore into the MDC’s 19th anniversary celebrations planned for tomorrow, describing the commemorations as a façade. Khupe’s spokesperson, Khaliphani Phugeni, said Chamisa and those he leads have deviated from the values and principles 56

October 21, 2018 2:10 PM Gomba’s inauguration party postponed

Harare City Council (HCC) has postponed a planned inauguration party for mayor Herbert Gomba following the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to deal with an outbreak of cholera that has so far killed 54 people, mostly in the capital. As a result of the health crisis, Gomba’s inauguration gig has been cancelled. The inauguration party is expected to be rescheduled 50

October 16, 2018 5:26 PM Liquid Telecom revamps Harare’s sewer pipes

Liquid Telecom will invest $1,5 million in the first phase of repairing and revamping Harare’s broken sewer pipes and water reticulation infrastructure. Liquid Telecom, which is majority owned by Econet Wireless Global, has partnered with government agencies to help in the fight against the cholera outbreak which has already claimed 54 lives. “The exercise 51

October 10, 2018 3:04 PM Born Free Crew leader dumps politics, turns to gospel

Zanu PF praise-singing group Born Free Crew’s leader, Bruce Machingura, has dumped politics and is now singing for God. Machingura told the Daily News that he has re-branded and has a lot to prove as a standalone artiste away from the Born Free Crew, pursuing a career in gospel music. Born Free Crew rose to prominence singing praise for former president 65