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January 11, 2019 6:31 AM Dabengwa ill in South Africa

ZAPU president Dr Dumiso Dabengwa is reportedly ill and is in South Africa where he is receiving specialist treatment, his party has revealed. In an interview, Zapu’s secretary-general Dr Strike Mkandla said Dr Dabengwa went to South Africa in December. He said Dr Dabengwa was not hospitalised, but living with relatives while undergoing routine check-ups 18

January 8, 2019 5:22 AM Saturday Night Fever in Gabon

The people of Gabon danced to the tune of Omar Bongo’s stifling symphony of misrule for 42 years. Small in stature, Bongo ruthlessly ruled oil-rich Gabon, earning himself the title “little big man”. A French observer described him as “a diminutive, dapper figure who conversed in flawless French, a charismatic figure surrounded by a personality cult”. He lavishly 14

January 5, 2019 8:15 AM Residents slam proposed water rationing Helen Kadirire

Harare residents have warned that the water-rationing regime mulled by the city will further plunge the capital city into a disease outbreak era. Community Water Alliance national coordinator Hildaberta Rwambiwa told the Daily News that they had warned council on the need to protect the city’s catchment areas but to no avail. Rwambiwa’s remarks come as Harare 14

January 5, 2019 7:37 AM Hot water bottle burns…Woman sues hospital for negligence

A woman whose daughter suffered severe burns after nurses at Mbuma Mission Hospital in Nkayi district forgot to tighten the lid of a hot water bottle resulting in the water spilling and scalding the minor, is suing the health institution for $50 000. Ms Bhekithemba Sibanda, through her lawyersJob Sibanda and Associates, filed summons at the Bulawayo 13

January 1, 2019 1:46 AM Pay civil servants in hard currency: Chamisa

Government should make efforts to pay civil servants salaries in foreign currency, MDC president Nelson Chamisa has said. This comes as the on-going strike by doctors has entered its fourth week, after the government failed to address their grievances and demands — resulting in operations at public health institutions being severely affected by the industrial 15

December 19, 2018 11:20 AM Cassava makes history. . . enters Zim market at US$3,8 billion

Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe made history yesterday when it debuted in the market at a price of $1,50 per share, valuing the company at $3,8 billion. It immediately became Zimbabwe’s third most valuable company after Delta and Econet Wireless. By any measure this is easily the largest public listing in Zimbabwe’s history and the first listing in three years 10

December 19, 2018 12:02 AM Judicial independence non-negotiable – Nehanda Radio

Judicial independence, which is critical for the sustenance of democracy, is under assault if developments at the on-going trial of MDC national chairperson Tendai Biti are anything to go by. In our sister paper on Wednesday, an account was given of court proceedings in which Biti’s lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, claimed chief prosecutor Michael Reza sent a damning 10

December 13, 2018 5:00 PM Poor health grounds Ninja Lipsy

Zimdancehall chanter Tendazvaitwa Chitimbe, popularly known as Ninja Lipsy, has staged only three concerts this year due to poor health. Lipsy is battling hemiplegia, sometimes called hemiparesis, which is a condition that affects one side of the body. Lipsy, who is also epileptic, described 2018 as one of the most unsuccessful years in her career 11

December 8, 2018 12:42 PM Road accidents biggest killer of young people – WHO

Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organisation published figures that also reveal Africa has the worst rate of road traffic deaths in the world. Its report says many African and South American countries still do not have sufficient speed limit laws. But it also highlights 88

December 6, 2018 3:27 AM Two job-seekers die after road run

Two male job-seekers died on admission to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals yesterday after suffering health complications during a road run recruitment exercise conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. “It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce that during the recruitment 15