Danish schools begin reopening after month-long closure

DENMARK began reopening schools for younger children on Wednesday after a month-long closure to combat the novel coronavirus, becoming the first country in Europe to do so. Nurseries, kindergartens and…

IEA sees record 2020 oil demand fall due to coronavirus

GLOBAL oil demand will fall by a record amount this year as lockdown measures imposed to curb the coronavirus outbreak bring the economy to a virtual halt, the International Energy…

Debt moratorium ‘essential’ to help Africa fight coronavirus: Macron

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for a moratorium on the debt of African countries as “an essential step” to help the continent get through the coronavirus crisis. Speaking…

South Koreans back Moon in pandemic poll

SOUTH KOREAN voters turned out in force Wednesday to back President Moon Jae-in’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic, putting on compulsory face masks and gloves to give his Democratic party…

New Govt strategy to increase active screening for COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

By Zbc Reporter The Ministry of Health and Child care on Tuesday announced that the country’s latest figure for COVID-19 is now 18 confirmed cases. . With the country and…

Government decentralises testing for COVID-19 to district level

By Zbc Reporter Government has decentralised testing for COVID-19 to the district level with 3000 rapid test kits having been deployed to provinces, while a consignment of cartridges to test…

Trump freezes WHO funds as world weighs easing lockdown

DONALD Trump ordered a freeze on funding for the World Health Organization for “mismanaging” the coronavirus crisis, as world leaders weighed easing lockdowns that threaten to tip the global economy…

UCE and Bulawayo Polytechnic identified as quarantine centres

By Zbc Reporter As part of efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, more centres to house returning citizens have been identified in Bulawayo for quarantine purposes. With the need to…

First Lady hails continued support from Corporates in COVID-fight

By Zbc Reporter The corporate sector continues to support the philanthropic work of the First Lady, Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa to avert the effects of the COVID-19 which is affecting ordinary…

Zim companies will seek to retain earnings for enhanced operational efficiency

By Zbc Reporter The COVID-19 pandemic will see most Zimbabwean companies deviating from the traditional practice of paying out dividends as they will seek to retain earnings for operational activities.…