Another Mugabe minister arrested – reports

2018-11-06 16:25

Zimbabwe's former Information Communication Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira has reportedly been arrested on a corruption related charge.

Zimbabwe's ex-health minister Parirenyatwa arrested – reports

2018-09-14 05:54

Zimbabwe’s former minister of health David Parirenyatwa has reportedly been arrested on alleged criminal abuse of office charges.

Top Africa stories: Man kills 1 000 cats, Zim bomb blast

2018-06-26 08:00

A Kenyan man has reportedly confessed to killing more than 1 000 cats, and selling their meat to unsuspecting samosa vendors, and a Zimbabwean VP aide has narrated how he survived the explosion that left at least 49 people injured at a Zanu-PF rally.

'Cannabis not for recreational purposes,' govt warns Zimbabweans

2018-05-04 08:30

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly warned its citizens not to use cannabis for recreational purposes after it legalised its production specifically for medicinal and industrial purposes.

Mugabe 'happy' as former aide declared national hero - report

2017-12-01 10:22

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly sent a message of condolences to the family of his former health minister Dr Timothy Stamps, saying that he is happy he (Stamps) has been declared a national hero.

Zim govt raises cholera fears, appeals for aid

2017-01-08 14:45

Zimbabwe's government has appealed for financial support to fight typhoid amid fears of a cholera outbreak across the southern African country, a report says.

Zim typhoid outbreak: Residents drinking 'dirty, untreated water'

2017-01-06 06:50

Some ratepayers and consumers are blaming the typhoid outbreak in Harare on the "dirty water" that they are allegedly drinking, as authorities have moved to set up a ministerial committee to combat the water borne diseases.

Zim correctional services want condoms distributed in jails

2016-06-09 14:36

Zimbabwean correctional services have called for the distribution of condoms in the country’s prisons, saying this will help fight the prevalence of HIV/Aids, reports say.

Zimbabwe needs 8 000 new nurses

2016-04-25 13:55

Zimbabwe is in need of at least 8 000 new nurses to meet the growing demand for health services, a report says.

Homosexuality not to blame for rise in Zim prison HIV cases - gay group

2015-08-12 16:59

Zimbabwean Health Minister David Parirenyatwa has been criticised over remarks he made recently that homosexuality is to blame for the rise of HIV prevalence in prisons, a report says.


Zimbabwean men say condoms 'too small' for them – report

2018-11-04 07:23

Men from a small Zimbabwean town have reportedly pleaded with condom manufacturers to supply them with larger condoms, saying those available in local shops are "too small for them".

Cholera kills 5 people in Zim capital – report

2018-09-08 15:19

A cholera outbreak in Harare is feared to have killed at least five people while 35 others have been admitted to hospital, Zimbabwe's former health minister has reportedly said.

First fatality after Zimbabwe presidential rally blast: radio

2018-06-25 14:25

A blast that narrowly missed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a weekend rally in Bulawayo has claimed its first fatality, a state-run radio station says.

Top Africa stories: Zim white farmers, Grace Mugabe, Egypt

2018-03-01 08:35

White farmers in Zimbabwe have reportedly pledged to work with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, and the University of Zimbabwe has sent its vice chancellor on indefinite forced leave over Grace Mugabe PhD.

Zim doctors down tools over low salaries, poor working conditions

2017-02-16 06:14

Zimbabwe’s state doctors at the country’s major hospitals have downed tools over low salaries and poor working conditions, union leader Edgar Munatsi says.

Top Africa stories: Zim, I Coast, DRC

2017-01-06 20:08

Grace Mugabe says she is not in defiance of a court order compelling her to return three properties that she seized from a Lebanese businessman, and heavy weapons fire has been heard near an I Coast military camp.

Under whites, Zim wasn't dirty, minister says as cholera hits Harare

2016-10-22 22:00

Zimbabwe's environment minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has reportedly said that the southern African country has become one of the "dirtiest countries in the region".

Mugabe allies' daughters use social media to distance themselves from Dad

2016-05-27 12:39

You might be Daddy's girl but that doesn't mean you agree with everything he or his friends do. That's the message being quietly put out on social media by the daughters of several of President Robert Mugabe's ministers and allies.

Zim health minister sucked into $100 000 scam - report

2015-10-27 14:11

Zimbabwean Minister of Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa has reportedly been sucked into a state health insurer scam after he allegedly received an advance payment of $100 000 last year.

Increase in number of mentally ill in Zim

2015-01-29 19:22

Zimbabwe Health Minister David Parirenyatwa says the country’s continued economic hardships have contributed the increase of people suffering from mental illness.

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