Articles tagged 'glen view'

£90 000 to fight cholera 28 September 2018 HARARE - The European Union (EU) has availed £90 000 humanitarian funding to help control the deadly cholera epidemic, which has killed at least 49 people to date. In a statement yesterday, the EU said the funding is part of its overall contribution to the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund of the...
Churches defy govt ban on public gatherings 24 September 2018 HARARE - Several churches in Harare yesterday defied a government ban on public gatherings and continued worshiping in the face of a stepped-up campaign to prevent the spread of cholera.  This comes after police issued a ban on all public gatherings and illegal food vending to control the spre...
Unions, govt differ on cholera response 24 September 2018 HARARE - Government is downplaying the cholera crisis and that schools should close until the outbreak has been contained, teachers' unions have insisted. This comes after the Primary and Secondary Education ministry rejected outright calls to suspend the country's schools and postpone exams, ...
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 ...
CFI demolishes land barons' structures 13 September 2018 HARARE - CFI Holdings yesterday demolished illegal structures on its land after it had been invaded by losing Zanu PF Glen Norah council candidate Michael Mutandwa and two of his partners. When the Daily News crew arrived on the scene near  Glen View 7, scores of distressed residents watched i...
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 ...
Glen View murder case takes new twist 9 September 2016 HARARE - The case of three MDC activists convicted on Tuesday for murdering police inspector Petros Mutedza took a new twist yesterday after the defence counsel made striking submissions leading to the release of one of the convicts. Phineas Nhatarikwa — found guilty for being an accessory to ...
3 convicted in Glen View murder case 7 September 2016 HARARE - Three MDC Glen View activists — who have been on trial for the past five years — were yesterday convicted of murdering police inspector Petros Mutedza with actual intent. The presiding judge Chinembiri Bhunu yesterday convicted Tungamirai Madzokere, Last Maengahama and Yvonne Musarurw...
Glen View murder case ruling delayed 2 September 2016 HARARE - High Court's ruling on seven political activists, including MDC members, accused of murdering police inspector Petros Mutedza in Harare's Glen View suburb in May 2011 has been postponed to a later date. The ruling was expected this week. The accused are represented by Zimbabwe Lawy...
The day Australia invaded Glen View 10 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket team’s historic win over Australia in the just-ended tri-series was followed with yet another momentous occasion when the tourists visited Glen View to conduct a mini-coaching clinic. The Baggy Greens media manager Matt Cenin together with four cricketers, all-rounder...
Businessman up for $100k fraud 3 April 2014 HARARE - A Glen View businessman allegedly created a fake City of Harare receipt book and defrauded an unsuspecting resident of more than $99 000 in a housing stands deal. Samuel Saungweme, 35, was released on $200 bail when he appeared before Harare magistrate Tendai Mahwe facing fraud charge...