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May 17, 2018 7:42 AM WHO bans hot chips – Nehanda Radio

The World Health Organisation has banned industrially produced chips and other fatty fried foods from the global food supply to eliminate the risk of non communicable diseases that are killing millions of people around the world every year. The foods make up the bulk of an average working person’s meals, especially lunch. The WHO has petitioned governments 20

May 17, 2018 6:14 AM Chombo gets passport back

Former Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo was on Tuesday given back his passport to enable him to travel to South Africa for medical attention. He will have the passport until June 13. The former minister had applied for the release of the passport as he wanted to travel abroad. The former minister appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Victoria Mashamba 20

May 16, 2018 10:55 AM ‘Drinking with a dead man’

Nyoni said he met Gwata two years ago after she had been referred to him as the “right person to know in Bulawayo”. A mental health therapist and arts lover, Gwata obviously was hunting for one who would echo a Marechera kind of worship of mental freedom: “my name is not money but mind” he once wrote. Later, as Nyoni said, Gwata and himself would collaborate 26

May 13, 2018 3:35 PM Dr Dre loses trademark battle with a gynaecologist called Dr Drai

Hip-hop star Dr Dre has lost a long-running trademark dispute against a gynaecologist with a similar name. The case was first lodged in 2015, when Pennsylvania-based gynaecologist Draion M Burch tried to trademark the name Dr Drai. Dr Dre objected, saying the similarity could cause “confusion”, especially as his near-namesake wanted to sell audio books 28

May 3, 2018 12:14 PM Somali gunmen abduct German ICRC nurse in Mogadishu

A German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was kidnapped in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, the aid group said. She was seized by unknown armed men from inside the ICRC compound at 20:00 local time (17:00 GMT) on Wednesday. The 10 remaining international staff are being evacuated to Nairobi until further notice, the ICRC told the BBC. A Somali 43

May 2, 2018 7:51 AM Government allays ARVs shortage fears

Government yesterday assured people on antiretroviral therapy that there are sufficient supplies of the treatment in the country. Over one million people are on ARVs in the country. In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Child Care dismissed reports suggesting a shortage. “There have been recent media reports alluding to clients on antiretroviral 39

April 28, 2018 10:39 AM Government legalises production of mbanje

Government has legalised the production of cannabis (mbanje or dagga) for medicinal or scientific purposes. This was announced by Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa in a Government gazette yesterday under Statutory Instrument 62 of 2018 (Dangerous Drugs – Production of Cannabis for Medicinal and Scientific Use Regulations). “An application 28

April 24, 2018 11:45 AM Avicii’s family thanks fans and artists for support

Avicii’s family has thanked fans for their support following the DJ’s death last week. The body of the Swedish star, whose real name is Tim Bergling, was found at a hotel in Muscat, Oman. His family praised fans and other musicians for their tributes, which included church bells “ringing out his music” and tributes at Coachella. Police in Oman have announced 40

April 14, 2018 9:22 AM Mukupe grilled over airtime health levy fund

Senators on Thursday grilled the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Development Terrence Mukupe on why Treasury was only disbursing 50 percent of the health levy fund from airtime to the Ministry of Health and Child Care. Introduced in 2016, the health fund is a Government levy of five percent on every dollar purchase of airtime and mobile data. Although 36

March 19, 2018 1:27 PM Dairibord speaks on outbreak of listeriosis

A unit of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed Dairibord Holdings Limited (DHL) has issued a statement assuring its stakeholders that its products are safe for human consumption. This follows the outbreak of listeria in South Africa, which has caused panic, as it has resulted in the loss of lives. It said all its dairy and dairy-related foods and beverages 21