ZIMBABWE | ZIMBABWE

07-Jul-2020 to 18:56

Zimbabwe: Health minister sacked over Covid scandal

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa has sacked his Health minister, Obadiah Moyo over a Covid-19 scandal involving $80 million, a senior government official tweeted on Tuesday.

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07-Jul-2020 to 16:30

Union demands release of arrested Zimbabwe nurses

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Nurses at Zimbabwe's public hospitals have vowed to continue protesting until the government agrees to pay them in United States dollars and releases their colleagues arrested for demanding better working conditions.

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24-Jun-2020 to 17:19

Zimbabwe more than doubles fuel prices

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe on Wednesday raised the price of fuel by up to 150 percent, a day after it abandoned a fixed exchange rate regime that has been in place since March.

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20-Jun-2020 to 14:55

Zimbabwe health minister arrested over COVID-19 scandal

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe's Health Minister Obadiah Moyo on Saturday appeared in court on allegations he corruptly awarded a contract to supply coronavirus supplies to a shadowy company.

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16-Jun-2020 to 11:43

Zimbabwe’s inflation rose to 785 percent in May

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s annualised inflation rate rose by 20 percentage points to 785.55 percent in May as the economy continues to totter along on the back of an unstable currency and an acute shortage of fuel, official data showed on Tuesday.

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11-Jun-2020 to 12:26

No imminent coup, Zimbabwe tells West, opposition

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has dismissed talk of an “imminent” military coup against President Emmerson Mnangagwa, blaming opposition leaders, the clergy and some foreign missions of fermenting public hatred of the Zimbabwean leader.

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10-Jun-2020 to 19:32

High-level partnership launched to fight Covid-19 in Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A new partnership bringing together private enterprise and the UK’s leading non-profit humanitarian organisation for children has been formed to tackle the challenges posed by Covid-19 in Africa.

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