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April 18, 2018 10:50 AM Full Text: Nelson Chamisa Independence Day message to the people of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe did not come cheap. It took a protracted and gruelling struggle to liberate the country from the shackles of colonial bondage. The patriotic sons and daughters of this land died while some were raped or maimed in the selfless national duty to liberate this country. Today, we remember them. Today, we salute the heroic struggle of the people of Zimbabwe 26

March 25, 2018 3:04 AM Strike: Mnangagwa cancels hospital tour

FIRST Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa was Thursday forced to cancel a scheduled visit to Chitungwiza hospital due to the on-going strike by junior government medical doctors. Cancellation of the visit left scores of women who had come for free cervical cancer screening at the hospital, stranded. Mnangagwa was due to visit the hospital on Friday as part of her nation-wide 12

March 19, 2018 2:10 AM Grade 3 pupil dies after schoolground stabbing

A grade three pupil from Manyewu Primary School in Entumbane suburb, Bulawayo died due to a brain tumor that developed after she was accidentally stabbed in the eye by another pupil with a pen while playing at the school grounds. Zinhle Zulu (9) was buried last Friday, three weeks after she was stabbed by a Grade Five boy.>The deceased girl’s family 18

March 15, 2018 10:22 AM Striking doctors vow to continue action, public hospitals turn patients away

"We will only return to work when all issues raised by the ZHDA have been fully resolved," the ZHDA said in a statement Wednesday. The doctors said they note with concern the closure of almost all central hospitals, children's units, provincial hospitals and cessation of emergency life-saving procedures throughout the country but blame this on government's 46

March 7, 2018 8:07 AM France to set legal age of sexual consent as 15

France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent as 15, meaning sex with someone younger than that would be considered rape. Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa welcomed the move, which follows advice from doctors and legal experts. Currently, prosecutors must prove sex with someone under 15 was forced in order to bring rape charges. The change comes 26

March 4, 2018 2:14 AM Drs: politicians force interns on patients

Politicians are taking advantage of scare medical facilities and drugs to abuse desperate citizens, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has said. ZADHR urged the public, the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (MDPCZ) and the Ministry of Health to be on the look-out for what it called "unethical practices" singling 49

February 23, 2018 9:54 AM Revenge: Angry farmer bites off snake head after reptile bit him on leg

A farmer reportedly chewed off a snake’s head in revenge after the reptile bit him, with his attending doctors saying they had never come across such a bizarre case. The incident took place in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state in Hardoi district at the weekend, when the man identified only by his first name, Sonelal – was rushed to a government 22

February 21, 2018 10:59 AM World champion Magwaca’s career hangs in balance after shooting

Professional boxer Mzuvukile Magwaca, who was shot during a robbery at his home in Khayelitsha last month, is learning to walk again. The gunmen, who are yet to be arrested, shot him above his knee with an R4 rifle, which broke his bones. Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi was scheduled to visit Magwaca yesterday, but cancelled at the last minute 33

February 18, 2018 8:29 AM Ncube confirms Tsvangirai chose Chamisa

MDC president Welshman Ncube yesterday said the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai confided in him that he was losing his battle against cancer and that he was not going to make it to the next elections. The former industry minister said the veteran opposition leader said he was choosing one of his deputies, Nelson Chamisa, to take over from him. Ncube 29

February 18, 2018 2:30 AM Apostle Chikohwa’s church marks 30 years

Last Wednesday Church on the Rock Ministries International marked 30 years of Christian service under the tutelage of Apostle George and Bishop Rosewittar Chikohwa . From a humble beginning at New Mabvuku Crèche in 1988, the Church on the Rock Ministries International has turned out to be the midwife of national repentance, revival, reformation and transformation 24