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Cholera Catches Up With Bulawayo, Cases Traced to Harare

[New Zimbabwe] THE city of Bulawayo, which has remained a relatively free spot for cholera and other waterborne diseases outbreak, has recorded four suspected cases of the deadly disease with authorities tracing the ailments to Harare. (AllAfrica)

MDC Fumes Over Anniversary Ban, 'Fake' State of Emergency

[New Zimbabwe] MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume said Friday government was acting contrary to the country's laws through declaring the current cholera outbreak a state of emergency and abruptly banning public gatherings. (AllAfrica)

Chiwenga, Majome Win Prestigious African Awards

[New Zimbabwe] UNITED Kingdom based Zimbabwean and female football agent Ellen Chiwenga has been named the Best African Woman making a difference in Sports Category at the Africa Virtuous Women Awards (AVWA) 2018. (AllAfrica)

Ncube Meets Business Leaders in Search for Common Ground With Stakeholders

[New Zimbabwe] FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube has begun service as the country's Treasury boss with a meeting with 50 of the country's top business executives in attempts to gauge the concerns of business. (AllAfrica)

ZCTU Boss Blames Cholera Outbreak On Land Barons

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary general Japhet Moyo has urged government to deal decisively with bogus land dealers he says had a lot to do with the current cholera outbreak that has claimed 27 lives in Harare with reports it was spilling out to many other parts of the country. (AllAfrica)

Some Zimbabweans Still Waiting for Permits As Deadline Looms

[News24Wire] Some Zimbabweans who have applied for their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) are anxious about the slow progress processing their permits. Without a valid permit to show, they find their bank accounts frozen, face difficulties registering their children at education institutions and even lose their jobs. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Urged to Walk Anti-Graft Talk Through Declaring Own Assets

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two deputies must show seriousness about fighting corruption and commanding a transparent rule through declaring their assets, a regional anti-graft body has said. (AllAfrica)

Minister Scolds Mayor for Politicising Cholera Disaster

[New Zimbabwe] Local Government Minister July Moyo has warned Harare mayor Herbert Gomba against "playing games" and attempts to score points when the city faced a devastating cholera outbreak that has claimed dozens. (AllAfrica)

Bulawayo On Cholera Alert

[The Herald] THREE people, two of whom recently visited Harare, have been quarantined in Bulawayo after contracting suspected cholera. (AllAfrica)

Youth League Hails Mnangagwa

[The Herald] THE Zanu-PF Youth League has hailed the inclusion of youths in the new Cabinet, saying President Mnangagwa demonstrated a clear-cut intention to invest in youths and create more job prospects for the young generation. (AllAfrica)

Tough Times as Bread Price Goes Up

[New Zimbabwe] TOP food processor Innscor Africa Limited Thursday announced a 10% increase in its bread prices beginning this coming weekend as signs of a tough life for Zimbabweans begin to show under a new Emmerson Mnangagwa led government. (AllAfrica)

Police Change Their Minds on Chamisa 'Inauguration'

[New Zimbabwe] POLICE on Thursday reversed their decision to allow MDC to hold its 19th anniversary celebrations Saturday citing an earlier ban on public gatherings in attempts to control a cholera outbreak which government has declared a state of emergency. (AllAfrica)

New Cabinet Sits Monday

[The Herald] THE Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda, is advising ministers the first meeting in the Second Republic will be held on Monday next week. (AllAfrica)

Pharmaceuticals Call for Funding

[The Herald] THE Government has been urged to avail funds to local pharmaceutical companies to manufacture intravenous fluids for the treatment of cholera. (AllAfrica)

Rowdy MPs Slammed

[The Herald] Opposition parliamentarians who heckled and hurled insults at Chief Justice Luke Malaba and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chair Justice Priscilla Chigumba during the swearing-in of Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Cde Tsitsi Gezi on Tuesday, have been slammed for disrespecting the Judiciary and exhibiting childish behaviour. (AllAfrica)

Wet Weather Brings Rise in Tick-Related Cattle Deaths in Zimbabwe

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mutare, Zimbabwe -Changing weather patterns linked to climate change are bringing new pest worries (AllAfrica)

Harare Cholera Death Toll Hits 25 As 700 New Cases Reported

[New Zimbabwe] THE cholera death toll has surged to 25 with four people said to have succumbed to the highly infectious disease on Thursday alone. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Alarm Bells At Dembare

[The Herald] ALARM bells are beginning to ring louder in the Dynamos camp as pressure keeps piling on coach Lloyd Mutasa and his charges to find a formula to turn around their poor fortunes. (AllAfrica)

Chamisa Hails Health Professionals Fighting Against Cholera

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'Fight Against Cholera Requires a Collective Effort'

[263Chat] The cholera outbreak is a National crisis that requires various stakeholders to work together it's fight Harare City Council Spokesperson,Michael Chideme has said. (AllAfrica)

Cholera Outbreak Forces University to Postpone Graduation

[New Zimbabwe] THE University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Thursday abruptly suspended its graduation ceremony which was set for this Friday citing the deadly cholera outbreak that has claimed 25 lives and affected nearly 4 000 locals. (AllAfrica)

Former Health Minister Parirenyatwa Arrested

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Minister of Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa has been arrested on alleged criminal abuse of office charges. (AllAfrica)

African Artists Wow Another Continent Down Under

[The Conversation Africa] In recent years, increasing numbers of people have moved from all parts of Africa to Australia. The largest numbers have come from South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sierra Leone. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe Scales Up HIV, TB Fights As Aids Levy Pays Off

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Zimplats Financial Results Briefing

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Cholera, Typhoid Bug Harare, Spare Home of Perennial Water Woes Bulawayo

[New Zimbabwe] BULAWAYO's perennial water problems are a public secret but the city has remained a largely free zone from water-borne diseases such as cholera and typhoid. (AllAfrica)

South African Man Caught With R50 000 Fake Notes

[New Zimbabwe] Masvingo -A South African national has appeared before a local court after he was found in possession of fake South African bank notes amounting to a purported value of R49 900. (AllAfrica)

Cholera and Typhoid Outbreak - Govt Bans Public Gatherings

[The Herald] Government has with immediate effect banned public gatherings and food vending in Harare as part of measures to contain the cholera and typhoid outbreak. (AllAfrica)

Police Okay Chamisa 'Inauguration'

[New Zimbabwe] POLICE in Harare have issued a waiver on the MDC's Saturday anniversary at Gwanzura Stadium which the main opposition says shall also be an occasion to "inaugurate" its leader Nelson Chamisa as the People's President. (AllAfrica)

Hit Establishes a Technology Transfer Center

[263Chat] Tech (AllAfrica)

Zanu-PF Youths Vow to Resist 'Evil Plot' Raising Presidential Age Limit

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF youths have vowed to resist any move to increase the presidential age limit for contestants from the current 40, describing the proposal as "selfish, evil" and potentially self-defeating. (AllAfrica)