‘A living hell’: Inside US prisons during the COVID-19 pandemic

IN the days before Christmas, 44-year-old April Harris sat in her prison cell at the California Institution for Women for more than 23 hours a day. In the 20 minutes…

Covid-19 vaccine positively received

By Abigirl Tembo The Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine which is being rolled out to frontline workers has been positively received across the country. With the cumulative number of Covid-19 infections in…

Redcliff Healthcare facilities taking shape

By ZBC Reporter DEVOLUTION funds are transforming lives across the country, with the latest being the massive rehabilitation of two healthcare facilities in Redcliff. Torwood Hospital and Bell Medical Facility…

Private players can import vaccines: Govt

By Colette Musanyera With the vaccination programme gaining momentum in the country, government says private players are free to import Covid-19 vaccines through proper channels. Speaking in parliament this Wednesday,…

Resources are in place to procure enough vaccines: Government

By Abigirl Tembo Government says it has sufficient resources to procure Covid-19 vaccines to cover the herd immunity of ten million people. In a post cabinet media briefing this Tuesday,…

WHO chief urges rich nations not to undermine COVAX scheme

THE head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has pleaded with rich countries to check before ordering additional COVID-19 vaccine shots for themselves whether that undermines efforts to get vaccine…

UK speeds up vaccine roll-out with lockdown easing in sight

Aljazeera – The British government has declared that every adult in the country should get a first coronavirus vaccine shot by July 31, at least a month earlier than its…

National Youth Day: Fitness trainer targets women

With health and wellness fast becoming a critical social value in society, a Harare-based female sports coach, Kimberly Chigwedere-Shoko has embarked on a fitness and wellness programme that focuses on…

Mat North receives covid-19 vaccine allocation

Matabeleland North province has received its share of Covid-19 vaccines which will be distributed to all districts by Sunday. Voice…Acting Matabeleland North Provincial Medical Director, Dr Munekayi Padingani told ZBC…

National borehole rehabilitation programme underway

By Tafara Chikumira Government has rolled out a massive national borehole rehabilitation programme countrywide after the treasury availed funding for the exercise in marginalised communities. The government is targeting to…