Zimbabweans should brace for three more years of harship due to austerity measures-Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo

Zimbabweans should brace for three more years of harship due to austerity measures-Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo

Austerity measures are designed to stabilise the economy, but workers warn of protests over the rising cost of living after a spate of price increases yesterday.FOREIGN Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo says Zimbabweans should brace for three more years of hardship as government implements austerity measures to stabilise the economy, but workers warned of protests over the rising cost of living after a spate of price increases yesterday.The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) yesterday raised fuel…

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ACCOUNTABILITY-Kenya’s Finance minister and the Finance ministry’s permanent sec and other senior officials, arrested on corruption charges.

ACCOUNTABILITY-Kenya’s Finance minister and the Finance ministry’s permanent sec and other senior officials, arrested on corruption charges.

Kenya’s former anti-corruption czar, John Githongo, says people in the country are “cautiously optimistic” after Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested, along with other senior officials, on corruption charges.Mr Rotich is due to appear in court in Tuesday. He has denied the allegations.Mr Githongo told the BBC’s Newsday programme that it is the first time the country is seeing both the minister and the ministry’s permanent secretary being “arrested in the manner they had”.Mr Rotich…

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Zimbabwean official goes missing from Gems netball base in UK just hours before the team leaves for Zimbabwe tonight.

Zimbabwean official goes missing from Gems netball base in UK  just hours before the team leaves for Zimbabwe tonight.

CHAOS has gripped the Zimbabwe Gems camp in the United Kingdom after a member of the travelling delegation reportedly disappeared from team base hours before the team departs for home tonight.“The guy has disappeared from our base and is nowhere to be found. He was actually a surprise delegate here as he is not even an executive member of the Zimbabwe Netball Association (Zina). He only came by because he is a younger brother to…

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Mwayera bus carrying Johane Marange church overturned at the 67 km peg on Harare-Mutare highway near Grasslands Research Station in Marondera.

Mwayera bus carrying Johane Marange church overturned at the 67 km peg on Harare-Mutare highway near Grasslands Research Station in Marondera.

wenty passengers aboard a Mwayera bus survived death by a whisker when the bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident near Marondera. The Mwayera bus which was coming from Marange-Bocha headed for Harare, carrying mostly members of the Johane Marange church was involved in an accident at the 67 km peg along the Harare-Mutare highway near Grasslands Research Station in Marondera. Mashonaland east ZRP spokesperson, Inspector Tendai Mwanza confirmed the accident saying…

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Zanu-PF Politburo member Obert Mpofu says an apology by Mnangwagwa’s government over the Gukurahundi atrocities will be a disaster for the ruling party and the administration,

Zanu-PF Politburo member Obert Mpofu says an apology by  Mnangwagwa’s government over the Gukurahundi atrocities will be a disaster for the ruling party and the administration,

Zanu-PF Politburo member Obert Mpofu says an apology by Mnangwagwa’s government over the Gukurahundi atrocities will be a disaster for the ruling party and the administration, arguing it’s time to let bygones be bygones. Matebeleland leaders have clearly caused major concerns, with the late former Zimbabwe Defense Minister Enos Nkala, denying his Ndebele background by claiming he felt ashamed and if he could get hold of soap to wash off the Ndebele part of him,…

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ZIMBABWE’S first army general after independance-Gen. Sandy McLean (87), commander of Zimbabwe’s army and air force has died

ZIMBABWE’S first  army general after independance-Gen. Sandy McLean (87), commander of Zimbabwe’s army and air force has died

ZIM’S FIRST ARMY GENL AFTER INDEPENDANCE-Gen. Sandy McLean (87), commander of Zimbabwe’s army and air force has diedOn 7 August 1981. then Prime Minister Robert Gabriel Mugabe, later President Mugabe appointed a white general, Gen. Andrew (Sandy) Maclean (49) formely one of his arch rivals during the guerrilla independence war as supreme commander of Zimbabwe’s defense forces.It was announced by the then Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s office, Emmerson Munangagwa , now Zimbabwe’s…

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BULAWAYO Council (BCC) clinics have no viral load testing (VLT) machines ,critical in anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV-positive patients.

BULAWAYO  Council (BCC)  clinics  have  no viral load testing (VLT) machines ,critical in anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV-positive patients.

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) health department does not have viral load testing (VLT) machines that are critical in anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV-positive patients.As a result, council clinics are forced to turn to Mpilo Central Hospital.The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends viral load monitoring at six months after starting ART and every 12 months thereafter.Health experts note that maintaining a suppressed viral load helps prevent HIV progression, drug resistance and sexual transmission of HIV….

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ZIM has 1,3 million hiv+ve and 8 000 new patients a year yet gvt can’t raise US$6 million for donor antiretroviral funding, Mnangagwa spent 1million flying last month

ZIM has 1,3 million hiv+ve and 8 000 new patients a year yet gvt can’t raise US$6 million for donor antiretroviral funding, Mnangagwa spent 1million flying last month

MORE than 1,3 million Zimbabweans living with HIV and Aids and on antiretroviral treatment might fail to access the life-saving drugs due to government’s failure to mobilise US$6 million required to unlock donor funding.This was revealed in a petition handed over to Parliament last week by the Zimbabwe Aids Network on the failure by government to pay its annual contribution of US$6 million to the Global Fund in order to access US$400 million from the…

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‘TWO Bulawayo brothers, crime family Sydney and Addmore Gwatsvaira tortured, killed and their bodies dumped on a farm in South Africa’

‘TWO Bulawayo brothers,  crime family Sydney and Addmore Gwatsvaira  tortured, killed and their bodies dumped on a farm in South Africa’

Two brothers from a Bulawayo crime family are being buried on Sunday after they were tortured across several days, killed and their bodies dumped on a farm in South Africa.Sydney and Addmore Gwatsvaira’s decomposed bodies were found on a farm in Mpumalanga Province on July 10 after they were reported missing on June 26.The brothers grew up on Kay Avenue in West Somerton in Bulawayo.South African police are reportedly holding a suspect after the Gwatsvaira…

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NEW LAW: Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA)s “gagging clauses ” to stop people disclosing informationwill be reformed and banned.

NEW LAW:  Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA)s “gagging clauses ” to stop people disclosing informationwill be reformed and banned.

The government will now reform laws to stop businesses from using non-disclosure agreements to protect commercially-sensitive information, as many high profile cases are silenced using gagging clauses to silence victims of workplace abuse and intimidate victims in order to stop them speaking out. Employers have all along tended to stop some former employees from revealing issues regardingunacceptable work cultures, bullying and sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying but the Government will now bring into place, new legalisation…

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