Articles tagged 'budiriro'

Extortionist pricing regrettable 20 September 2018 HARARE - At a time when the nation is battling to contain the cholera outbreak, it is disheartening to note that some people are trying to take advantage of this tragedy to fatten their pockets. This follows reports that some suppliers of hygiene products such as gloves had hatched a plan to i...
Cholera paralyses showbiz 20 September 2018 HARARE - A number of high-profile gigs that were scheduled for this and next weekend hang in balance following the government's ban on public gatherings, as the cholera epidemic continues to spread across the country. Last week, the government was accused of playing double standards after it f...
Outrage over govt spending 18 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans have expressed outrage over the government's poor planning and unnecessary expenditure at the expense of preventing medieval diseases like cholera, which has so far claimed the lives of at least 30 people. Government has since declared a state-of-emergency after the outbre...
Blame game doesn't solve cholera crisis 18 September 2018 HARARE - The cholera outbreak in Harare and its devastating effects which have killed innocent lives and left thousands needing treatment, are a painful reminder to every Zimbabwean of the serious problems confronting our beautiful country. It is sad that lives continue to be lost to medieval ...
'Govt to blame for cholera epidemic' 17 September 2018 HARARE - Civic Society Health Emergency Response Coordinating Committee (CSHERCC) has said the government is solely to blame for the more than 25 reported cholera deaths. In a statement read by Community Water Alliance national coordinator Timothy Chitambure on behalf of the committee at a pre...
Ways to tackle waterborne diseases 16 September 2018 HARARE - With the recent outbreak of cholera in the country, water and sanitation management is being put under the spotlight again. Waterborne diseases such as cholera, dysentery and typhoid are acute diarrheal diseases caused by pathogenic micro-organisms that are transmitted in water. Th...
Cholera fight needs teamwork 15 September 2018 HARARE - It is  very sad and demoralising to note that at least over 25 people have succumbed to the latest cholera outbreak that has hit Zimbabwe. For God's sake, this is 2018 but still our people are feeling the effects of a disease that belongs to the medieval times. The worst-affected a...
Cholera deaths reach 25 14 September 2018 HARARE - At least 25 people have died in Harare from cholera so far with nearly 4 000 people having been attended to at the Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital (BRIDH) by yesterday. According to Harare City Council (HCC) acting director of health Clemence Duri, the deaths were recorded ...
Let's fight cholera together: Chamisa 13 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa yesterday condemned the country's leadership for failing to contain the cholera outbreak which has so far claimed 21 lives across the country. The waterborne disease which broke out a week ago in Harare's high density suburbs of Budiriro and Gle...
'Be open on outbreak' 13 September 2018 HARARE - Local Government authorities should not keep the cholera outbreak a secret as it will only lead to more deaths, public health expert Prosper Chonzi said. In an interview with the Daily News, Chonzi said unlike typhoid which has a longer incubation, cholera can kill within hours. Ov...
Cholera death toll keeps rising 12 September 2018 HARARE - The death toll from the cholera outbreak has risen to 20 people from 16 over the weekend, the Daily News heard yesterday. This comes as government declared an emergency on Harare to monitor the epidemic. Health and Child Care minister Obadiah Moyo confirmed yesterday that 20 people...
Cholera outbreak spreads 11 September 2018 HARARE - The outbreak of cholera which first hit the capital city at the beginning of this month has spread to four other provinces. As a result, government has activated its emergence response systems in a bid to contain its spread. The death toll from the infectious disease caused by eati...
Cholera must not be part of our problems 9 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe, in particular its metropolis Harare, should not be struggling with diseases of the mould of cholera and typhoid if communities start doing the right thing. Of course, in the urban setup, infrastructural issues that have to be addressed by local authorities play a pivotal rol...
Harare's cholera death toll rises to 10 9 September 2018 HARARE - The death toll from a major cholera outbreak in Harare has risen to 10, the city's director of health said yesterday, with an appeal for more help to put an end to the epidemic. This comes as Zimbabwe's capital city has been devastated by a breakdown in water and sanitation infrastruc...
Fears grow as cholera cases rise 8 September 2018 HARARE - Fear have grown that the deadly cholera disease could spread to other suburbs in the capital city after Glen View 1 Poly Clinic recorded more than 100 suspected cases of the highly-infectious disease by mid-day yesterday. This comes as five people have so far died from cholera althoug...
Cholera outbreak claims 5 7 September 2018 HARARE - Five people have died and 35 others hospitalised following a deadly outbreak of cholera in the high density areas of Budirio and Glen View — raising fears that the capital city could witness a repeat of the 2008 catastrophe which claimed more than 4 000 lives countrywide. This is the ...
Budiriro 4 land dispute turns nasty 5 February 2018 HARARE - A dispute over land, in Harare's high density suburb of Budiriro 4, has degenerated into a nasty battle between apostolic sect members, leading to one being dragged to court over rape. Herbert Senda, 34, was involved in a land dispute with Clifford Chimusoro, Muchineripi Utete, Blesss...
Concerns over houses affected by floodwater 18 January 2017 HARARE - A residents' association has voiced its concerns about homes being submerged by floodwater due to poor land use and management in Harare, which is posing a serious humanitarian disaster. This comes after 30 families whose houses were built about 50 metres away from Marimba River in Bu...
Dozens stranded as floods hit Budiriro 16 January 2017 HARARE - Dozens of people were left stranded on Friday after flash floods flooded their homes in Harare's Budiriro suburb. The homes which were built on a wetland adjacent to a river in Budiriro 5 have not been spared by the incessant rains that have also flooded other high density areas as we...
Madzibaba Ishmael nabbed 4 January 2015 HARARE - Police have finally apprehended the leader of the Johanne Masowe Echishanu Budiriro Two sect, Madzibaba Ishmael “Mufani” Chokurongerwa whose congregants severely assaulted police officers and journalists in May last year. Mufani fled soon after the skirmishes leaving 37 members of his...
Vapositori jailed four years for violence 13 November 2014 HARARE - Eleven of the 37 members of Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani’s Johanne Masowe apostolic sect have been jailed for four years each for violence. Kudzanayi Kusekwa, 31, Cabson Chandaona, 43, Takavengwa Gwenzi, 46, Tichafa Madyegora, 41, Johanes Makumbe, 39, Ndumiso Moyo, 33, Alexio Kanhema, 37,...
Vapositori fail to raise bail 13 June 2014 HARARE - The wives of 24 members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's Johanne Masowe Church, whose husbands were granted $100 bail at the High Court yesterday, have appealed for financial help to secure their release. Spouses of the freed men are appealing to the public to help them with a total ...
Church leaders slam Masowe violence 12 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean church leaders have slammed the deadly violence that broke out in Budiriro between members of Johanne Masowe weChishanu Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's sect, Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) officials and the police. The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (Z...
Vapositori bail ruling today 12 June 2014 HARARE - The High Court will today rule on a bail application by 24 members of the Madzibaba Ishamea Mufani's Johanne Masowe Church, who are facing charges of assaulting police officers and journalists in Budiriro. The accused, through their lawyer Obey Shava, on Friday approached the High Cou...
Madzibaba Ishamea's strange beliefs 10 June 2014 HARARE - They live in a world of their own, in small communities. To them, experiencing wet dreams is as bad as committing murder. These are the Vapositori of Johane Masowe eChishanu who worship in Harare's Budiriro suburb at a place popularly known as paMatanga (tanks). A visit by the Week...