Report Dirty Officers Taking Bribes To Allow Bars To Operate Beyond Curfew-Nyathi

OFFICERS from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) are reportedly taking brides from liquor and merchants and bar owners to allow them to operate way into the night despite government having issued a six to six Curfew as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. By Patricia Mashiri A snap survey by HealthTimes recently shows that bars as well as shebeen operators in both rural and some urban settings were operating beyond the stipulated time. In Harare, places like Dzivarasekwa, Kuwadzana 3, Budiriro, Glenview had thriving shebeens operating throughout…

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Zvishavane Nurse Arrested For Selling COVID-19 Vaccination Cards

A general nurse at Zvishavane District Hospital, Faith Nyoni has been been arrested for selling completed COVID-19 vaccination cards to unvaccinated individuals. HealthTimes Reporter She was arrested after detectives set a trap and caught in action. Through their official Twitter Account, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said investigations were still in progress. Faith Nyoni who is employed as a nurse at Zvishavane District Hospital later handed over completed vaccination cards to the detectives. Investigations are in progress. Detectives set a trap and pretended to be in need of vaccination cards…

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Vehicle Shortages Hamper Victim Friendly Unit’s Response To GBV In Zim

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police’s (ZRP) Victim Friendly Unit (VFU) is currently experiencing resource constraints chief among them being the lack of vehicles to attend to incidences of rape and Gender Based Violence (GBV) as there are nor specific vehicles dedicated for VFU duties. By Michael Gwarisa The VFU was established in Zimbabwe in the year 1996 to proactively and reactively police crimes of sexual nature committed against women and children in a manner sensitive to the victim. Speaking during a Media Sensitization Workshop on reporting of Sexual and Gender Based…

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Curfew Violators Will Be Arrested, Vehicles Impounded- ZRP

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned members of the public against breaking the curfew regulations owing to a spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Staff Reporter In a statement, ZRP spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said they would not hesitate to throw offenders behind bars. ZRP warns members of the public that with effect from today that police officers will be out in full force to ensure compliance with the curfew order put in place by the government on 2nd January 2021. “The curfew runs from 18:00 hrs to…

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#BREAKING: Some Of The Children Who Were Taken From Mt Hampden Shelter By Police Are Living With HIV & Might Have Missed Today’s Dosage ARVs

AT least three children from the 46  who were whisked away by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the social welfare team yesterday from a home in Mt Hampden to a yet to be identified location in Kadoma, are living with HIV and are feared to have missed their Antiretroviral (ARVs) medicines. Voice of Kiri Madamombe Activist Mubatiranwa Trust  Click Here To Listen To Interview    

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#Exclusive-Male Suicide Cases Skyrocket In Zim: ZRP

MALE suicide cases in Zimbabwe have been on the rise between 2015 and 2019 compared to females, HealthTimes has learnt By Kudakwashe Pembere Over the past five years, the trend has been showing that males were dying more by suicide contrasting with women.With males being more reserved in handling socio-economic issues threatening their mental ability to cope with such, females on the other hand are seen to be more open in seeking help. Speaking with the Zimbabwe Republic Police National Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi on Wednesday, he said their…

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Of Depression And The Rise Of Suicides In Zimbabwean Universities

Depression is increasingly becoming a killer. According to stats, NCDs such as accidents, cancers and even depression have been identified as leading killers globally. By Kudakwashe Pembere Matters of the heart a8re complex and can take a huge toll on a student’s mental faculties. Worse yet if coupled with academic pressures and financial crunches, the impact can be catastrophic. In Zimbabwe , headlines every year are splashed all over of students ending their lives owing to these pressures. Depression and anxiety have become increasingly prevalent in today’s college students, with…

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