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October 10, 2018 10:05 AM Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu

At least 50 people have been killed after a bus travelling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the west, veered off the road, police say. Many reportedly died when the vehicle overturned. Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage. Police said the driver had lost control and plunged down a slope 10

October 6, 2018 9:08 AM Mental hospital runs out of drugs

Ingutsheni Central Hospital in Bulawayo has run out of essential drugs, increasing the risk of staff and nurses being attacked by violent patients. In an interview, Ingutsheni Central Hospital Clinical Director, Dr Wellington Ranga, said the hospital was facing a critical shortage of essential drugs, with some supplies having completely run out while 22

October 5, 2018 3:45 PM Goblins seize maternity ward

In a strange incident, pregnant women and nurses were moved from Lupaka Clinic to a safe place and pupils at two primary schools stopped going to school after goblins allegedly sexually attacked them. In separate interviews the women said they have been facing nights of torture at the clinic. “I came here last Tuesday and I have not been sleeping since 21

October 1, 2018 1:37 PM 70 000 in risky abortions yearly

Over 70 000 women in Zimbabwe are involved in unsafe pregnancy terminations each year, re-igniting debate on whether the authorities should legalise abortions. A civic society organisation pushing for safe abortion, Right Here, Right Now Zimbabwe (RHRNZ), has sensationally claimed that 70 000 women — almost the size of the ancient city of Masvingo, which 2

September 26, 2018 7:11 AM Man digs up dad’s remains, stashes them in bedroom

A magistrate here has ordered the mental examination of a 46-year-old man, who allegedly exhumed the remains of his father who died two decades ago and stashed them in his bedroom. Resident magistrate Mr Victor Mahamadi on Tuesday ordered that Moses Zuva of Shadaya Village under Chief Gutu be examined to establish his mental state after his bizarre conduct 23

September 25, 2018 2:42 AM Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in ‘fishing hut’

An Indonesian teenager who looked after a fishing hut survived for 49 days at sea by cooking fish over wood taken from his vessel, it has emerged. Aldi Novel Adilang was on the hut 125km (77 miles) off the Indonesian coast in mid-July when heavy winds caused its moorings to snap, casting the 18-year-old adrift. He ended up thousands of kilometres away near Guam, where 25

September 25, 2018 2:24 AM Baby swap inquest opens

Two medical doctors in Victoria Falls have given contrasting reports of circumstances around alleged baby swapping at Victoria Falls District Hospital as an inquiry into the matter opened on Friday. A post-mortem done at the United Bulawayo Hospitals also gave a different version stating that the two-day old baby died of head trauma and central nervous 23

September 24, 2018 2:14 PM Churches defy govt ban on public gatherings

Several churches in Harare yesterday defied a government ban on public gatherings and continued worshiping in the face of a stepped-up campaign to prevent the spread of cholera. This comes after police issued a ban on all public gatherings and illegal food vending to control the spread of cholera, which has killed over 30 people in the capital, Harare 20

September 17, 2018 5:23 PM Churches respond to cholera outbreak

As Zimbabwe grapples with the cholera outbreak, churches have pledged to help fight its spread with some saying they will be shelving services for this week. Others said they will take the opportunity to educate their congregants on cholera related issues. The government has since imposed a ban on public gatherings as a measure to contain the cholera 11

September 15, 2018 8:37 PM Who is Professor Mthuli Ncube?

Professor Mthuli Ncube is a financial, economics, investment, and public policy expert. He has vast experience and worked in the private sector, public sector, academia, and international financial institutions. He is a citizen of Zimbabwe. Professor Ncube divided his time between the private sector in Switzerland and academia in the United Kingdom 10