England Covid lockdown eases: PM warns people to ‘behave responsibly’

FOR the first time in months pub gardens, shops, hairdressers and restaurants can now reopen in England, as lockdown continues to ease. Some pub gardens and hairdressers opened from midnight,…

SADC directs immediate technical deployment to Mozambique

By ZBC Reporter SADC Double Troika Summit has directed an immediate technical deployment to the Republic of Mozambique following the acts of terrorism perpetrated against innocent civilians, women and children…

EU drug regulator: Unusual blood clot is ‘very rare AstraZeneca side effect’

THE EU’s medicines regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as a very rare side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19. After a study looking at 86 such…

Sadc in crunch indaba on Mozambique

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will be among leaders that make up a key organ mandated to safeguard peace and security in the region that will meet this week to find a solution…

School abuse claims could be the ‘next UK scandal’

Sexual harassment and assault claims made by  UK school pupils on a website may be the “next child abuse scandal that engulfs the nation”, police have said. A police helpline…

Final Israeli election results confirm deadlock

FINAL election results have shown Israel in a political deadlock once again, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents falling short of a governing majority. Tuesday’s vote, Israel’s fourth…

Suez blockage is holding up $9.6bn of goods a day

THE stranded Ever Given mega-container ship in the Suez Canal is holding up an estimated $9.6bn (£7bn) of goods each day, according to shipping data. This works out at $400m…

EU pledges more support to Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter THE European Union has pledged more support to Zimbabwe, particularly in the area of health to boost the fight against the deadly covid-19 pandemic. The Head of…

Putin to get coronavirus vaccine shot in Russia on Tuesday

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said he will get a coronavirus vaccine shot on Tuesday, several months after widespread vaccination started in Russia. Kremlin opponents have criticized Putin for…

‘Takes one to know one’: Putin mocks Biden over ‘killer’ remark

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday mocked his US counterpart Joe Biden, escalating a war of words between the two world leaders. Putin said “it takes one to know one”…