‘1.5 Million Zimbabweans Need Food Aid’-UN World Food Programme

‘1.5 Million Zimbabweans Need Food Aid’-UN World Food Programme

VILLAGERS in some parts of the country are skipping meals and foraging for wild fruit as food stocks run out after a poor harvest blamed on drought and controversial land reforms. “Even if the children complain of hunger there is nothing we can do about it,” says Rabian Chidamba, 40, a mother of four who lives in Musana district northwest of Harare. She has cut the family’s meals to two a day as she ekes…

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Harare Deputy Mayor ‘Thomas Muzuva’ (43) Succumbs To Cancer

Harare Deputy Mayor ‘Thomas Muzuva’ (43) Succumbs To Cancer

HARARE deputy mayor Thomas Muzuva died Wednesday morning after a long battle with colon cancer. He was born in 1972. MDC-T director of communications Luke Tamborinyoka confirmed the passing on of the Kambuzuma councillor, who breathed his last at Harare’s West End clinic. “The deputy mayor for Harare, councillor Thomas Muzuva, has passed on at West End clinic in Harare where he was receiving treatment for cancer,” Tamborinyoka said in a statement. “President Morgan Tsvangirai…

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‘2 692 People Aged 10 to 19 , Treated For STI , ‘ January to March 2015’ NAC

‘2 692 People Aged 10 to 19 , Treated For STI , ‘ January to March 2015’ NAC

About 2 692 people aged between 10 and 19 years where treated for the deadly sexually transmitted infections from January to March this year.  Harare accounts for highest   cases with 10 135 and Masvingo second with 8 166. The National Aids Council 2015 first quarter report indicates that more young people are now exposed to STIs due to unprotected sexual intercourse. The reports says the 25-49 age group contributed the heights patients with 30…

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Proposed Bill To Enforce US$500 Fine Or 6Months In Jail for Public Smoking

SMOKING in public will attract a fine of US$500 or six months in jail after the country has aligned the Public Health Act on Tobacco Control Regulation 264 of 2001 with the World Health Organisation statutes, an official has said. The deputy director Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Mrs Docas Sithole, said Zimbabwe became an affiliate member of WHO on Tobacco Control in March this year and some…

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First Cuthbert Dube, Now PSMAS MD ,’Henry Mandishona’, On Forced Leave 4 Months After Appointment

First Cuthbert Dube, Now PSMAS MD ,’Henry Mandishona’, On Forced Leave 4 Months After Appointment

Premier Service Medical Aid Society managing director Mr Henry Mandishona has been sent on forced leave pending investigations into various misdemeanors, which include suspected mismanagement, only four months after he was appointed. PSMAS has a well-documented history of abuse of resources which came to light after former group chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube was booted out for earning over $500 000 per month in both salary and allowances.Dr Dube’s management also earned obscene salaries and…

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‘Social Media, Shock At Mugabe’s Death Announcement’,…False Alarm, He Is Alive..Sorry!!

‘Social Media, Shock At Mugabe’s Death Announcement’,…False Alarm, He Is Alive..Sorry!!

It is reported that the publication of ‘Mugabe’s death’ by certain publications caused widespread alarm and quickly went viral worldwide as people rallied to pass their condolences on the notice of death on Monday (August 31, 2015). To the disappointment of many and to a certain extent  the joy of others  the August 2015 report was soon confirmed by the sources, after Robert Mugabe death hoax  had spread across Facebook. see more at-www.newzimbabwevision.com  

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Of 26,090, Sex Workers Tested For STIs, 10,922 Are HIV Positive In Zimbabwe

Of 26,090, Sex Workers Tested For STIs,  10,922  Are  HIV Positive In Zimbabwe

AT least 20% of sex workers are HIV positive with calls being made to include this key sector in the country’s HIV and AIDS programming. This was revealed by the Centre for Sexual Health and HIV AIDS Research at a Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights HIV media forum in Harare Monday. Sibongile Mtetwa of the Sexual Health rights lobby group said if not included in the national HIV programming, sex workers would continue to spread…

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DIPLOMA IN GENERAL NURSING-UNITED BULAWAYO HOSPITALS (UBH) 2016 INTAKES

DIPLOMA IN GENERAL NURSING-UNITED BULAWAYO HOSPITALS (UBH) 2016 INTAKES

5 G.C E ORDINARY LEVEL PASSES AT GRADE C OR BETTER OBTAINED IN ONE (1) or TWO (2) Sittings SUBJECTS MUST INCLUDE ENGLISH LANGUAGE A SCIENCE SUBJECT- human biology / biology / combined science / General science / Mathematics, Intergrated Science or Physical Science Three other subjects which exclude technical subjects TO APPLY: A handwritten application letter accompanied by certified copies of Academic certificates, Birth certificate and National Identity Card and Curriculum Vitae Must be…

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‘ Kenya’s Former VP Family Denied Permission To Sacrifice Ram In UK Hospital, To Save Soul’

Family members of the late deputy leader of Kenya, Michael Wamalwa, travelled with dignitaries all the way to the Royal Free Hospital on Monday, to carry out a ritual that traditionally involves the slaughtering of a ram. Wamalwa, a member of the Bukusu clan, died aged 58 at the hospital in August 2003. His passing saw mass mourning in his home country of Kenya with authorities forced to deploy riot police to control the huge…

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Italian Coast Guard Rescues 4,400 Migrants In One Day In The Mediterranean Coast

Italian Coast Guard Rescues  4,400 Migrants In One Day In The Mediterranean Coast

In what is now becoming an unprecedented wave of migration since the second world war, Smugglers are reported to have suddenly taken advantage of generally stable sea conditions to launch migrant boats, mostly overcrowded rickety ones from the Lybian Coast, causing the Italian Coast guard to launch a massive rescue operation in which an estimated 4,400 migrants were rescued in just one day in a total of  22 rescue operations on Saturday. Italian Coast guard, Navy…

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