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August 28, 2018 7:42 AM All is set for Paul Chingoka’s memorial service

All is set for the memorial service of the late former Tennis Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe Olympic Committee president, Paul Chingoka, this weekend at the Roman Catholic, St Gerard’s church, at Greystone Park in Harare. His life will be celebrated at the church starting off with a Roman Catholic mass service. Chingoka died last month at the Avenues Clinic in Harare 26

July 12, 2018 2:13 PM Potraz in telemedicine initiative

Telecommunications regulator Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is supporting local health facilities to access specialist services through its innovative tele-medicine programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira told delegates and residents 21

June 16, 2018 3:30 PM ‘Goat steals woman’s fertility’

She had been in a childless marriage for 15 years and the only celebrations she knew was when her inherited goat gave birth. The goat, which she was given by her maternal grandmother, always gave birth to twins and little did she know that her fertility was “transferred” to the goat. Diana Mahuni revealed that she had never known happiness in her marriage 38

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 35

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 17

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 26

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 92

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 34

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 64

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 26