Mashonaland Turf Club defies SRC directive

By Larry Trusida In a clear breach of the Covid-19 regulations, the Mashonaland Turf held races this Sunday without approval from the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC). Seven races were…

Zanu-PF Women’s League to distribute masks to the public

By ZBC Reporter The Bulawayo ZANU-PF women’s league is set to distribute more than 7 000 masks to the general public as part of efforts to complement government efforts in…

Bottle store fined ZWL200,000 for violating lockdown

A Guruve bottle store operator has been fined ZWL200,000 for violating lockdown regulations while police have warned bar operators to desist from such actions 30-year-old Callington Kadete of Guruve was…

Hotels cry out under lockdown

By Luckmore Safuli The ravaging Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect various sectors of the economy with average hotel room occupancy having dropped to unsustainable levels during the current national lockdown.…

Bulawayo vendors ignore Covid-19 lockdown measures

By Yolanda Moyo Vendors have resurfaced in the streets of Bulawayo, disregarding set lockdown measures and World Health Organisation regulations while playing hide and seek with law enforcement agents. The…

Ghana president warns of health system overload as COVID cases soar

Ghana’s COVID-19 infection rates are skyrocketing and include new strains of the virus not before seen in the country, filling treatment centres and threatening to overwhelm the health system, President…

Coronavirus: Japan to study cases of people infected even after vaccination

Japan plans to collect data from people who become infected with the novel coronavirus even after they receive vaccinations to assess how vaccines may help prevent the spread of the…

Coronavirus: Norway raises concern over Pfizer vaccine jabs for elderly as Australia seeks information

Norway has expressed increasing concern about the safety of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on elderly people with serious underlying health conditions after raising an estimate of the number who died after…

Coronavirus: Brazil approves emergency use of vaccines from AstraZeneca and China’s Sinovac

Brazilian health regulator Anvisa on Sunday approved emergency use of Covid-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech and Britain’s AstraZeneca, kicking off immunisations as the pandemic enters a deadly second wave.…

Chinese mainland reports 109 new COVID-19 cases

The Chinese mainland on Sunday recorded 109 new COVID-19 cases – 93 local transmissions and 16 from overseas, the National Health Commission said on Monday. Among the domestically infected cases,…