Articles tagged 'cancer'

Magaya in U-turn over HIV claims 2 November 2018 HARARE - Controvesial founder of the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries Walter Magaya, pictured, was left with egg on his face yesterday after he was forced to retract claims that he had found a miracle HIV/Aids and cancer cure. The wealthy prophet had told multitudes at his Wa...
Avail ward-based cancer treatment 29 October 2018 BULAWAYO - Thokozani Khupe, leader of a breakaway faction of the MDC, has called on government to continue with its efforts to make cancer treatment accessible, particularly to the marginalised communities. She made the remarks over the weekend as her organisation, the Thokozani Khupe Cancer F...
Pharmacies reject medical aid cards 7 October 2018 HARARE - Most pharmacies in the country are refusing to issue drugs  to patients on medical insurance, the main doctors’ association said yesterday, leaving thousands to pay cash. Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) executive director Calvin Fambirai said the economic down...
'Madzibaba Gathry lied he has cancer' 11 August 2018 HARARE - A Harare court yesterday dismissed claims by self-styled Harare prophet Gathry Chiredzero (aka Madzibaba Guthry) that he was denied access to liver cancer treatment by the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services after prison health experts examined him and discovered that he was free ...
Govt ups ante on cervical cancer 15 May 2018 HARARE - Government has commenced the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccinations which are targeting 800 000 girls as part of its concerted effort to fight cervical cancer. The vaccine which was first introduced in 2014 and piloted in Beitbridge and Marondera targets girls between the ages of 10...
Tsvangirai calls vultures to order 18 January 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has counselled his impatient lieutenants who are already looking beyond him that he is still in charge and that his successor will only come through proper party processes. Speaking through his spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, Tsvangirai who is expected ho...
Tsvangirai ally raises red flag 7 January 2018 HARARE - An ally of MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned that the MDC Alliance could suffer a humiliating defeat at this year's polls if its torchbearer does not regain fitness before the harmonised elections due by end of July. Outspoken MDC legislator Eddie Cross told the Daily News this ...
'Tsvangirai doing well' 8 November 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka has reaffirmed that the former prime minister is doing well amid fake social media reports that he had passed on. Tsvangirai, who is suffering from colon cancer, was recently flown to South Africa (SA) after his condition h...
Tsvangirai's ex breaks silence 25 October 2017 HARARE – Despite their acrimonious break-up about five years ago, Morgan Tsvangirai's former lover Locadia Karimatsenga no longer bears any grudges against the former prime minister and, in fact, now yearns to see the MDC leader back to full fitness, the Daily News can exclusively report. Open...
Football legend Phiri laid to rest 24 October 2017 HARARE - The local football fraternity joined hands as hundreds of people bade farewell to the late former CAPS United forward Friday Phiri, who was laid to rest at Zororo Memorial Park in Harare on Sunday. Coaches, football administrators and fans from CAPS United, Dynamos and other Premiersh...
Govt unveils guidelines for radiotherapy 17 October 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe has unveiled guidelines for administering radiotherapy during cancer treatment. Health and Child Care ministry permanent secretary Gerald Gwinji said the guidelines would establish standards in the care of cancer patients in need of radiotherapy. “The guidelines seek to br...
Should MDC think of Tsvangirai's successor? 1 October 2017 HARARE - Just like the ruling Zanu PF party, Zimbabwe's largest opposition party — the MDC — is facing the same headaches of succession that have become apparent now that its charismatic leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is under the weather. The MDC leader was airlifted to South Africa earlier last ...
Tsvangirai coming back home 29 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be in the country to lead his party in celebrating its 18th anniversary after surviving a serious health scare that had taken him to South Africa for emergence treatment. It is during his party's anniversary celebrations that Tsvangirai is expected to...
Tsvangirai rushed to SA hospital 16 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai was rushed to South Africa yesterday to seek medical attention days after the former trade unionist said he was fit to mount his election campaign ahead of a crucial 2018 vote, the Daily News can report. The veteran politician — who has been picked to repr...
Cronje's trail of misfortune 4 September 2017 HARARE - It's  always the punch that you don't see coming which knocks you out. For Guy Cronje that lights-out punch landed in 2015 just when all the pieces of his rugby career were falling into place. Even now, two years after being diagnosed with melanoma cancer and a specialist advised h...
Tsvangirai's health under the spotlight 26 August 2017 HARARE - A document signed by the MDC and some fringe opposition parties forming an alliance has unwittingly exposed deep-seated concerns within the country's biggest opposition party that its leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who is suffering from cancer, may not be fit to last the distance if they secu...
Mobile phone towers' radiation worries MPs 21 July 2017 HARARE - Construction of mobile phone towers in residential areas has raised fears among legislators who are concerned about their constituents being exposed to radiation. A mobile phone tower or base station sends or receives radio signals and is responsible for forming the cell area. A ty...
Kaylites ban to trigger price hikes 14 July 2017 HARARE - Panicking retailers have warned that government's move to ban kaylites will trigger price increases, with industry players pleading for a moratorium. On Wednesday, the Environmental Management Agency (Ema), banned the use of polystyrene material, famously referred to as kaylites, beca...
Study reveals cancer risk in Kaylite 7 July 2017 HARARE - A study by the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has revealed that Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) — popularly known as kaylite — which is used by many restaurants and food vendors to package meals and beverages, contains a substance that causes cancer. The study was done by the UZ Food, Nutriti...
Mujuru confirms Cde Chinx links 2 July 2017 HARARE - Former vice president and National People's Party leader, Joice Mujuru, has spoken out for the first time on her links with the late musician, Dick “Cde Chinx” Chingaira, confirming to the Daily News on Sunday this week that indeed they shared a solid bond that could have cost the libera...
Tribute to Cde Chinx 29 June 2017 HARARE - I first met Dick Chingaira in 1985. I was eighteen. Benny Miller and Jane Bartlett had a record company called One World Records and Cde. Chinx and the Barrel Of Peace was the first artist that they recorded. Benny Miller had allowed me to come round to the One World recording studio ...
Mujuru links cost Cde Chinx 25 June 2017 HARARE - Late liberation stalwart and veteran musician, Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira, became a victim of Zanu PF's internecine succession struggles after the party denied him the coveted national hero status on account of having been sympathetic to expelled former vice president Joice Mujuru, th...
Cancer deaths on the rise 25 June 2017 HARARE - The national death toll from cancer is rising sharply, forcing authorities to scale up cancer screening in both healthy and high-risk populations in order to tame the scourge. Latest statistics from the Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry indicate that a total of 7 018 new cancer cases ...
Cde Chinx family opts for private cemetery 23 June 2017 HARARE - The family of the late liberation stalwart and musician Dick “Cde Chinx” Chingaira has passed on the chance to bury him at Harare Provincial Heroes Acre — instead opting to have him interred at the Glen Forest Cemetery — with his national hero status snub by Zanu PF spilling into Parliam...
Govt to divert Aids levy to cancer treatment 22 June 2017 HARARE – Government will be diverting part of money collected for the Aids levy to bankroll cancer treatment, Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa has said. Aids levy — introduced in January 2000 — is collected through a Parliament special tax act, which requires formal employers an...