Zimbabwe Reports First Coronavirus Death

Posted by - March 23, 2020

A 30-year-old man has become the first person to die of coronavirus in Zimbabwe, state-owned broadcaster ZBC has tweeted. The Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obediah Moyo has confirmed the death of Zororo Makamba, who was the second person to test positive for Covid-19 in Zimbabwe.@GNyambabvu @EMupoperi @JoshMunthali @nickmangwana @MoHCCZim @lizmaggz @samaita44 pic.twitter.com/XIqHLiezR2

Zimbabwe Barred from Hosting International Matches

Posted by - February 26, 2020

Zimbabwe has been barred from hosting any international matches until further notice after its main stadiums failed to meet required standards. Zimbabwe’s FA (Zifa) says the Confederation of African Football (Caf) took the decision after inspecting stadiums in November. It means that Zimbabwe’s key 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Algeria next month will

Zimbabwean Billionaire Pays Striking Doctors to Return to Work

Posted by - January 31, 2020

Harare, Zimbabwe. Striking medics in Zimbabwe have agreed to go back to work after billionaire Strive Masiyiwa offered a $6.25 million fellowship to help ease doctors’ welfare in the country. Junior doctors in the country’s public hospitals downed tools in September to protest poor wages which had been worsened by the Zimbabwe’s economic crisis. Two months later, the

Zimbabwe Paying Civil Servants ‘Cushioning Allowance’ Amid Economic Crisis

Posted by - January 15, 2020

The Zimbabwean government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development said it was going to start (as of January 14, 2020) paying an allowance to civil servants in the light of biting economic crisis. A statement from the ministry said the “Cushioning Allowance” was as the name implies meant to “cushion members of the Public Service

President Mugabe Finally Laid to Rest

Posted by - September 30, 2019

After a bitter dispute between Zimbabwean government officials, traditional leaders and family members over the final resting place, the remains of former Zimbabwe president, Robert Mugabe, has been buried. The body was buried in a steel coffin encased in concrete. Family claims that people are ‘after Mugabe’s body’ which is why they insisted he is

Controversy Mars Funeral of Zimbabwe’s Former President Mugabe, Many Injured

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Controversy over where and when former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried and a stampede which injured several people trying to view his body marred the mourning for the deceased leader Thursday. A crowd insisting to see Mugabe’s face in the partially opened casket surged past a police cordon, causing chaos in which several

Robert Mugabe To Be Laid To Rest, Sept. 15

Posted by - September 9, 2019

The Zimbabwean government has announced the final resting date for Robert Mugabe who died last week in Singapore at the age of 95. The family of the deceased reportedly fixed September 15 for the funeral. Also, the government and said family had discussions over the location of his final resting place. While the government wants

Zimbabwe Mourns Death of Former President Robert Mugabe

Posted by - September 6, 2019

Zimbabwe has been thrown into mourning with the passing of the country’s former President Robert Mugabe. he died at the age of 95. The country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa made the announcement in a tweet saying, “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde

Zimbabwe Opposition Sheathe Swords After Police Ban

Posted by - August 16, 2019

Zimbabwe’s main opposition MDC party succumbed on Friday to pressure from what it labelled a fascist government, calling off a street protest as armed police set up roadblocks and barred access to its Harare offices. Friday’s demonstration was to have been the first in a series planned by the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), which accuses the

Zimbabwean Father Strangles One-Year Old Son For Noise Making

Posted by - August 7, 2019

Clemency Gurwe, a Zimbabwean man, has been charged to court for allegedly killing his one-year-old son. He reportedly slapped and strangled the baby for making noise. According to information garnered, in April, Gurwe had been in the company with his wife, Mitchell Manyangadze, at their home when the little boy started crying. Gurwe, then reportedly