GOVT: Zororo buried under medical supervision; new positive COVID-19 test

By ZBC Reporter THE government has confirmed the burial Tuesday of journalist Zororo Makamba who died on Monday, succumbing to the COVID-19 pandemic which has wreaked havoc across the world.…

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

JAPAN’S prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will propose a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olympics during talks with IOC president, Thomas Bach. Abe said a postponement is unavoidable if the 2020…

President Mnangagwa sets up Covid-19 inter-ministerial task force

By ZBC Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has established an eleven-member inter-ministerial task force chaired by the Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo to monitor the situation and…

Trump says coronavirus not Asian Americans’ fault

US President Donald Trump – under fire for labelling Covid-19 the “Chinese virus” – has said Asian Americans should not be blamed for the outbreak. He said it is “very…

WATCH: Night clubs ban as President announces tough COVID-19 measures

By ZBC Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced a host of tough new measures including a pub and night club ban aimed at containing the spread of Coronavirus as well…

COVID-19: Minister Mutsvangwa mourns Zororo Makamba

By Staff Reporter INFORMATION, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Senator Monica Mutsvangwa has expressed sadness at the passing of broadcaster Zororo Makamba. Makamba, who was 30, succumbed to the Coronavirus…

SA to implement a 21-day lockdown from midnight Thursday: Ramaphosa

By Agencies SOUTH African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that the government would impose a nationwide 21-day lockdown from midnight on Thursday to contain the coronavirus outbreak. In an…

Zim among AU member states to benefit from Jack Ma’s coronavirus equipment donation

Africa’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak has received a major boost as all the 54 African Union member states are set to receive a consignment of Covid-19 testing and personal…

CORONAVIRUS: Egypt reports four more deaths

EGYPT’S Health Ministry said this Sunday that four more people have died from the novel COVID-19, bringing the country’s death toll to 14. In a statement, the ministry announced 33…

COVID-19: Spain reports 462 more deaths in one day

AT least 2,182 people died in Spain from COVID-19 and 33,089 cases have been confirmed so far, according to official data released this Monday. Over the last 24-hours, the country…