EU halts exports of non-recycled plastic waste to developing countries

As of 1 January 2021, all non-recyclable plastic waste will stop being shipped to developing countries. Under new rules set up by the European Union only ‘clean plastic waste’ –…

SA records 10,700 new covid cases amid spread of new variant

South Africa has recorded 10 726 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases to 1 730 887. The country has also recorded 418 new covid-19 fatalities bringing the…

Gemma shortlisted for the MTV Africa Music Awards

By Loren Dondo Zimbabwean musician, Gemma Griffiths, has been shortlisted to represent the country in the ‘Listener’s Choice’ category at the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards. The artist made the…

US State Senator dies after contracting covid-19

Virginia state Senator Ben Chafin Jr. has died, aged 60, after contracting Covid-19. Chafin, a cattle farmer and attorney, served Virginia’s 38th District. He was elected to the state’s House…

SA welcomes more than 100 New Year babies

South Africa has welcomed more than a 100 New Year’s babies with hospitals in Mpumalanga having recorded 69 babies – 37 boys and 32 girls. Health MEC Sasekani Manzini says: “Ehlanzeni…

UK matches postponed due to Covid outbreak

United Kingdom matches scheduled for today have been postponed due to the latest Covid-19 outbreak across the country. Bristol City was expected to play against Brentford while Luton was set…

Adobe Flash Player shuts down

Adobe Flash Player, one of the most popular plug-in for people to stream videos and play games online, has officially reached the end of its life. Released in 1996, the…

Accidents claim 18 people on Christmas and Boxing Day

By ZBC Reporter Eighteen people have died while 73 others were injured in a total of 147 road traffic accidents recorded on Christmas and Boxing Days this year. Christmas and…

President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks at National Thanksgiving service

By ZBC Reporter President Emmerson Mnangagwa says with the enhanced and continued role of the church in national affairs of the country, vision 2030 will be attainable. Speaking during this…

EU launches mass vaccination amid surge in new covid-19 variant

The EU is launching mass vaccination against Covid-19 amid a surge in cases across the continent. The vaccine rollout comes as cases of the more contagious variant of Covid-19 are…