ZIFA Bulawayo Provincial Chair Dies In Parkade Centre building, Microfinance Lending Queue

ZIFA Bulawayo Provincial Chair  Dies In Parkade Centre building, Microfinance Lending Queue

ZIFA Bulawayo provincial chairman Washington Chimanda collapsed and died while waiting to be served at a microfinance lending institution at Parkade Centre building in the city centre. According to Zifa Southern Region board member Bryton Malandule, who arrived moments after the tragic incident, Chimanda, a senior teacher at Emakhandeni Primary School, initially complained that he was not feeling well while in the queue. “I’m told seconds after complaining of dizziness, he collapsed and an ambulance…

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36 Years Later, Mugabe’s Regime Claims It Will Upgrade All Mud &Pole Structure Schools Within 5 Years

THE government has said in the next five years no school should be operating from pole and mud structures as this compromises the quality of education. The Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Paul Mavhima said this on Tuesday during the commissioning of four classroom blocks at Tshayile Primary School in Bubi District. The classroom blocks were commissioned by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko who was represented by the Minister of State in his…

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Bulawayo Councillors Concerned With Restaurant Food Packaging & Refuse Bins Inavailability

Bulawayo Councillors Concerned With Restaurant Food Packaging & Refuse Bins Inavailability

Bulawayo Councillors have expressed concerns over the poor packaging by some restaurants in the city. According to council latest minutes Councillor Gideon Mangena was concerned about food packaging from Restaurants and Take Away out lets. “Food was packaged in kalite containers which caused street littering in the C.B.D. Restaurant should be encouraged to serve their food in plates and consumed within the premises. The area around the City Hall was dirty and more refuse bins…

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over 80 People Die In Nigeria From Lassa Fever Outbreak

over 80 People Die In Nigeria From Lassa Fever Outbreak

The world  is now on full alert and full speed ahead in the race to find a cure for the generally unknown Mosquito borne Zika virus , yet in West Africa there is an ongoing Lassa Fever outbreak in Nigeria, which  has reportedly led to the death of over 80 people. The World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that, the lassa virus which is of the safe family of viruses such as the deadly Ebola and photo-images of Lassa virus-gistfactory generally is symptomless.  Lassa fever  victims,…

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Drought Pushes Mugabe’s Zanu PF Regime To Finally Declare A ‘State Of National Disaster’

The Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere says President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster following the El Nino-induced drought which has severely affected some areas in both communal and resettlement areas across the country.The declaration is with effect from the 2nd of February. In a statement to ZBC News, Kasukuwere said President Mugabe made the declaration given the magnitude of the significant impacts and the continued threat…

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‘Esikhoveni Man (36) Raped 15 Year Old Orphan & Crushed Her Head With A Stone & Feigned Mental Illness’

‘Esikhoveni Man (36) Raped 15 Year Old Orphan & Crushed Her Head With A Stone & Feigned Mental Illness’

AN ESIGODINI man who raped his neighbour’s 15-year-old orphaned granddaughter before crushing her head with a big stone to conceal the crime, was yesterday sentenced to life in jail.Twoboy Phiri, 36, of Vukuzenzele village in Esikhoveni lured Simangaliso Ncube to a stream on the pretext that he wanted to give her vegetables from his garden. He tried to feign mental illness by claiming that he had a history of mental illness inherited from his late…

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First Siamese Twins Separated At Two Months Age In (2014) By Zimbabwean Doctors, Now Walking

The first Siamese twins to be successfully separated by a team of Zimbabwean doctors in 2014 are growing up well in Harare’s Highfield suburb.The twins’ wounds are yet to fully heal leaving them vulnerable to diseases. The first of July 2014 will always be a day to remember as Zimbabwean surgeons successfully separated Siamese twin babies, a first for the country’s health service sector. The then two-month-old twins were joined from the chest to the…

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St Annes Hospital Faces Closure Within 7 Days As Premises Lease Agreement Is Terminated

St Annes Hospital Faces Closure Within 7 Days As Premises Lease Agreement Is Terminated

Harare’s privately-owned St Annes Hospital faces closure following termination of its lease agreement with the Catholic institute, Little Company of Mary (LCM), owners of the building where the health institution is operating from. The elite hospital, owned by CAPS Holdings, has been given seven days to vacate the premises. LCM has since advised medical aid societies and other health service providers of the hospital’s impending eviction. Source: newsday photo-Dr David Parirenyatwa, Minister Of health

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Boko Haram Burns Children Alive, Killing 86 People Around Maidiguri

Boko Haram, a ‘terror’ group operating in Africa has shocked the world again by, reportedly   burning children alive  and killing up to a total of 86 people only 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maiduguri, the birthplace of the organisation. A man walks past burnt out houses following an attack by Boko Haram in Dalori village near Maiduguri, Nigeria, Sunday Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola) photo source-Blaze

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