Zim – UK relations on the mend: UK envoy

By ZBC Reporter THE UK’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Her Excellency Melanie Robinson says relations between her country and Zimbabwe are on the mend and the two sides have agreed to…

Commercial farmers commit to work with govt

By ZBC Reporter THE Commercial Farmers Union has expressed commitment to increasing production in the agricultural sector so that the government’s food security programme is successful. This came out during…

Advocate Fortune Chasi fired as energy minister

By ZBC Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has relieved Advocate Fortune Chasi of his duties as Energy and Power Development Minister and replaced him with Muzarabani North legislator Cde Soda Zhemu.…

Massive land degradation at Tongogara Refugee Camp

By ZBC Reporter REFUGEES at Tongogara Refugee Camp in Chipinge say they have found a way to generate income at the facility following a nod by authorities to do brick…

New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown for 12 days

NEW Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a 12-day extension of the country’s Covid-19 restrictions, after a cluster of cases grew to 29. There are four “alert levels” in…

Zimbabwe among African countries to begin antibody testing

SEVEN African countries will begin administering coronavirus antibody tests next week, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says. The testing is part of an effort to understand how…

Republic of South Korea partners Zimbabwe in Covid-19 fight

By ZBC Reporter THE Republic of South Korea has pledged enhanced co-operation with Zimbabwe in fighting COVID-19. South Korea has handed over to the Zimbabwean government staff houses built at…

Coronavirus: what will happen if we can’t produce a vaccine?

Coronavirus: what will happen if we can't produce a vaccine? Sarah Pitt, University of Brighton There are over 175 COVID-19 vaccines in development. Almost all government strategies for dealing with…

Israel and UAE strike historic deal to normalise relations

ISRAEL and the United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship, a move that reshapes the order of Middle East…

Madagascar president’s herbal tonic fails to halt Covid-19 spike

HOSPITALS in Madagascar have been struggling to cope with a surge of Covid-19 cases, while the president has been promoting an unproven product he says can cure the disease despite…