#BREAKING: Gvt Fires 77 Medical Doctors

MINISTER of Information and Broadcasting Services Senator Monica Mutsvagwa has announced that 77 doctors have been fired by government following the Labour Court ruling declaring the job action illegal. By Michael Gwarisa and Kudakwashe Pembere Briefing a post cabinet press briefing on Tuesday, Minister Mutsvangwa said firing the doctors was within the confines of the country’s health laws and Constitution. Cabinet was informed by the Minister of Health and Child Care that the public hospital doctors strike had gone beyond 63 days.  Medical services in most central hospitals therefore remain…

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Let’s talk about our reality: Are we failing our young people?

THE recent picture of a first year University of Zimbabwe student lying lifeless in a pool of blood, after trying to abort a pregnancy using a coat hanger brings a chill to one’s spine. If she made it to University, surely she should be knowledgeable about pregnancy and how to prevent it? Surely, she should understand enough of her anatomy to know that a coat hanger is unlikely to dislodge a foetus, that what she is doing is damaging to her internal organs. By Patricia Machawira The reality is that…

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