#JUSTIN: Mnangagwa Hints On Lockdown Review

PRESIDENT Emerson says there is need for a review of lockdown measures in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. By Michael Gwarisa The announcement comes after the country has recorded its darkest week since the COVID-19 was reported in the country. Speaking during a Politburo Meeting, President Mnangagwa said, “The recent rapid spike of infections requires that we make another review of the COVID-19 Lockdown measures.”    

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Zim Opinion Leaders Support Abolition of Death Penalty-Report

A report conducted by the Death Penalty Project, in partnership with a Zimbabwe NGO Veritas indicates that 90 percent of leading Opinion leaders in Zimbabwe support the abolishment of the death penalty. The report dubbed “Time to abolish the death penalty in Zimbabwe, Exploring the views of its opinion leader,” draws on in depth interviews with 42 opinion leaders on the death penalty, their knowledge of the criminal justice system, the likelihood of abolition and how that could be achieved. The opinion leaders represent the fields of politics, public service,…

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#BREAKING: Zim Announces 21 Days Lockdown

PRESIDENT Emerson Mnangagwa has announced a 21 Days lock-down as a measure to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). By Michael Gwarisa In his Civid-19 national address, President  Mnangagwa said the lock-down would allow health authorities to deal with the unfolding crisis which has already claimed one life and infected five more. The Lockdown is as  follows: Security services to be deployed and essential civil servants will be the only ones to be allowed free movements. All movements of people is prohibited with the exception of Ministers, Heads of Ministries…

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#COVID-19: When Tyranny Tastes Sweeter Than Honey

THE World is currently battling one of the deadliest respiratory pandemic in the history of mankind in the form the Coronavirus which causes (Covid-19). By Michael Gwarisa The coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 has killed more than 14,000 people and infected more than 336,000. It has spread to at least 169 countries and territories. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic on March 11. More than 11,000 deaths have been reported outside of mainland China, including 470 in the US. However, there is an unusual…

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#JUSTIN: Gvt Agrees To Shut Schools Due To Covid-19

THE Zimbabwean government has genuflected to the demands of parents and stakeholders in the education sector to close schools in the wake of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) which has wrecked havoc across the globe. By Michael Gwarisa Even though Zimbabwe is yet to record a single case, President, Emmerson Mnangagwa said schools would be closed on March, 24, 2020 to allow for orderly closure of the institutions. Following concerns from parents, as well representations by the educational sector, government has decided that all schools and tertiary institutions (colleges, polytechinics and universities)…

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‘Weeping’ doctor SUSPENDED

THE Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association has expelled the ‘weeping’ Dr Patrick Mugoni from the association pending a hearing following his onion-eyed stunt at a Zanu PF Gweru rally on Thursday. By Kuda Pembere With crocodile tears, the former secretary Dr Mugoni overwhelmed with gratitude let his emotions get the best of him as he thanked President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Vice President Constantine Chiwenga for their intervention which saw doctors receive the salary increment they spent a month striking for. Riled by his actions, doctors lodged complaints against him which…

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Mnangagwa Can Learn One or Two Things From Paul Kagame

ZIMBABWE is currently going through a new political dispensation following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe who had ruled the country for 37 years, paving way for former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. By Michael Gwarisa Through out Mugabe’s 37 year rule, Mnanagwa has been his wing man and unarguably his most trusted lieutenant. In the process, he (Mnangagwa) also attracted a bad name tag as a result of the atrocities that were committed by the Mugabe regime. It takes more than just a miracle to correct an image which…

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