COVID-19 surge hits Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia post record infections

July 31 (Reuters) – The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced record COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant of…

Thousands displaced as floods hit Bangladesh Rohingya camps

HEAVY monsoon rains triggered landslides and flash floods in refugees camps displacing thousands of Rohingya Muslims in southeastern Bangladesh this week, U.N. and other officials said on Friday, with further…

Thousands protest against COVID-19 health pass in France

PARIS, July 31 (Reuters) – Thousands of people protested in Paris and other French cities on Saturday against a mandatory coronavirus health pass for entry to a wide array of…

ZINWA disconnects Gwanda municipality over ZWL$200 mln debt

By Sifiso Tshaka RESIDENTS of Gwanda have entered Day Three without water after the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) disconnected supplies to the town over a debt amounting to 200…

Miners set to take control of Fidelity Gold Refinery

By Stanely James Business Editor ZIMBABWE’S private sector driven economy thrust is on track, with ten shareholders having so far accepted to acquire shares in the partially privatised Fidelity Printers…

ZC successfully hosts Bangladesh amid Covid-19

By Sport Reporter THE local cricket mother body, Zimbabwe Cricket, is basking in glory for having successfully hosted Bangladesh without any Covid-19 case being recorded. Despite the drawback that the…

Makusha bows out of the Olympics

By Anashe Murombedzi SPRINTER Ngoni Makusha has bowed out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after finishing a distance seventh in the 100m Round One Heat 6 this Saturday. Despite a…

Mrs Haritatos a sanctuary of humanity:VP Chiwenga

VICE President General Retired Dr Constantino Chiwenga has sent a message of condolence to the Haritatos family following the death of Mrs Angela Haritatos . Mrs Haritatos was wife to…

ITF TOURNEY: Magarira on the hunt

By Sport Reporter FRANCE based tennis prodigy, Rufaro Magarira, is in Ghana ahead of the International Tennis Federation J5 tournament. Zimbabwean International Rufaro Magarira, got off to a good start…

Tobacco deliveries surpass 200 million kg target

By Tendai Munengwa THE 2021 tobacco marketing season which has continued under the contract system has surpassed the set target of 200 million kilogrammes and raked in over US$550 million.…