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News

Harare Polytechnic Turns Away Unvaccinated Students

HUNDREDS of students at Harare Polytechnic College were left stranded after authorities at the institution barred them from entering its premises for failing to produce Covid-19 vaccination cards. S… [+2842 chars]

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Style

Fine Turnout At National Archery Schools Champs

THE sixth National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Namibia National Championships were held on 11 September at the Windhoek High School sport field, Vegkop. Even after a year in which archery events h… [+3124 chars]

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News

Zimbabwe: Court Dismisses Workers' Union Vaccination Challenge

The High Court Application by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) for an order blocking companies from forcing their employees to undergo mandatory Covid-19 vaccination has been struck off th… [+2560 chars]

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Money

Silaigwana Appointed Substantive ZEC Chief Elections Officer

THE Zimbabwe Elections Commission (ZEC) has announced the appointment of Utoile Silaigwana as the substantive Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the organisation. Until his confirmation as substantive… [+1433 chars]

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News

Positive Response to Psmas Chronic Medicines Programme

PSMAS members with chronic conditions are positively responding to the call to register following the successful launch of the Chronic Medicines Programme on 1 September 2021. The programme is an in… [+2575 chars]

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Health

Govt Bans Unvaccinated Workers, Defies High Court Order On Churches

GOVERNMENT has resolved to block its unvaccinated workforce from reporting for duty, a move have serious repercussions on schools which recently reopened with just 5% of teachers having been vaccinat… [+2703 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards UK Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Style

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) commemorated their 10th Anniversary in a colorful celebration of Zimbabwean excellence at a fully packed Mayfair Hotel in London on Saturday night. The ZororoPhumulan… [+4455 chars]

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Health

Recovery to Improve Econet Earnings

Analysts forecasts earnings for Econet Wireless Zimbabwe to improve as the telecoms giant starts recovering from foreign exchange losses incurred in the past two years. During the past two years, Ec… [+3814 chars]

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Finance

Zim Growth Outpaces Regional Peers - RBZ

ZIMBABWE's economy is growing faster than all its peers in the region, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Dr John Mangudya says, driven by strong agricultural output in 2021, attractive global m… [+4777 chars]

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Money

Zimbabwe: Cotton Scheme Improves Farmers Livelihoods

Senior Agriculture Reporter The Presidential Cotton Inputs Scheme has transformed lives of many smallholder farmers in communal areas especially youths and women who were struggling to access fundin… [+4079 chars]

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Health

Vaccine Deliveries Exceed 11m Doses

Herald Reporter Zimbabwe yesterday took delivery of one million Covid-19 Sinovac doses after having received another 1,5 million Sinopharm doses a few days earlier with the country's total deliverie… [+1679 chars]

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Finance

Uganda: New Blood for NSSF Board

Kampala, Uganda — Uganda's Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has appointed Peter Kimbowa, a team leader at the CEO Summit Uganda- a private sector Think Tank and m… [+3762 chars]

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Money

West Africa: G5 Joint Force for the Sahel Was Set Up Four Years Ago - Why Progress Is Slow

The Sahel stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. It encompasses a dozen of countries including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, The Gambia, Guinea Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Ni… [+7600 chars]

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Real Estate

Namibia: Investing in Agriculture Is Worth It

For someone who is just getting started in building their wealth, the sheer variety of investment opportunities can be intimidating. Should you go with what nearly half of the world does and invest i… [+3726 chars]

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Entrepreneurship

Nigeria Youth Futures Fund Will Equip a New Cadre of Youth Leaders in the Region

New $5 million fund seeded by Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation will increase leadership capacity, enhance educational opportunities, and build relationships between youth leaders and regional… [+8310 chars]

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Other

South Sudan: South Sudan Receives Its First Consignment of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccines Through the Covax Facility

South Sudan received its first consignment of 152,950 doses of the Johnson & Johnson 'Janssen' COVID-19 vaccines today. These single dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are the third bat… [+5727 chars]

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Music

Jah Prayzah Attributes Success to Pacific Sponsorship

Zimbabwe music superstar Jah Prayzah has attributed his success to the life changing Pacific Cigarettes sponsorship that catapulted him to international stardom. The 'Nziyo yerudo' hitmaker made the… [+832 chars]

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Other

Report: Devastating impact of COVID on marginalised communities in Somaliland

A new international report led by the Third Generation Project at the University of St Andrews reveals the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on internally displaced persons in Somaliland. … [+4141 chars]

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Other

South Sudan: 380,000 People Displaced By Floods and Violence - UN

Juba — At least 380,000 people from six states in South Sudan have been displaced by flash floods and numerous waves of inter-communal clashes, according to the United Nations Office of the Coordinat… [+1915 chars]

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Sports

Uganda: Govt Yet to Realize Extension Workers Target As 600 Graduate At Bukalasa

While the National Agriculture Extension Strategy set a target of 12,036 as minimum agriculture extension staff needed in the public sector for an effective agriculture revolution, the tentative plan… [+3149 chars]

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History

Mutebi, Ssimbwa Rev Up Upl All-Star Game

The StarTimes Uganda Premier League organisers and Fufa sent the football fraternity in a frenzy at the weekend by mooting another competitive event. The process of coming up with two teams to compe… [+3118 chars]

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Other

Warning Over Hunger Crisis Gets Louder in East African Countries

Despite efforts by regional governments to achieve food security through elaborate plans and policies, the region remains food deficient. Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Somalia ar… [+6534 chars]

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Opinion

Martial Artist Mashaya Shines Again

ZIMBABWEAN martial artist Wilfred Mashaya continues to raise the country's flag high after he was awarded the Best Master of the Year in Montenegro on Sunday evening. Mashaya was honoured at the Fif… [+2590 chars]

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Music

Inside Suzy Eises' Vacation... Living Soft

Saxophonist Suzy Eises is undoubtedly one of the sexiest women in Namibia. She rose to superstardom a few years ago and there is no stopping her. Suzy is currently enjoying some downtime in Egypt and… [+1415 chars]

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Finance

Opposition Party Calls for Relaxation of Capital Requirements

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Nico Smit last week tabled a motion to establish a committee to investigate if the Bank of Namibia (BoN) is able to relax capital requirements for lo… [+3159 chars]

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Travel

Covid-Hit Tourism Requires Vigorous Marketing

ENVIRONMENT, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu says Zimbabwe has not been thorough in its marketing drive to attract tourists into the country. The prevailing Covid… [+3044 chars]

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Style

Uganda: Uganda Must See Off Sierra Leone for Semis Spot

Victoria Pearls coach Suraj Karavadra is looking to use this morning's match against Sierra Leone as a dress rehearsal for their probable semifinal against regional queens Zimbabwe on Friday. But it… [+2586 chars]

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Sports

Homegirl Moraa Ready for World Champion Nakaayi

Kenya's Mary Moraa is out to stop World 800m champion Halima Nakaayi of Uganda during the Absa Kip Keino Classic at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Saturday. Elsewhere, World Under-… [+1973 chars]

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History

Zimbabwe: 1980s Massacre - Chamisa Says Mnangagwa Must Apologise

MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa on Sunday paid a surprise visit to the disused Bhalagwe mine in Maphisa, Matebeleland South where Gukurahundi victims are buried in massive graves. Following th… [+1499 chars]

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Fitness

Gunners Take Over Top Spot

MIGHTY Gunners have seized control of the MTC Netball Premiership following two victories at Walvis Bay over the weekend. The title-chasing Otjiwarongo outfit were in uncompromising mood on Saturday… [+3278 chars]

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Other

'You Cannot Share Poverty'

A PRESIDENT is elected in office to run the country's affairs on behalf of the citizens, but he cannot do so singlehandedly. This is why the head of State appoints Cabinet Ministers and Provincial M… [+3327 chars]

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Science

War On Two Fronts - Burden of a Patriot

The advent of Covid-19 early last year precipitously placed countries, Zimbabwe included, between a rock and a hard place. For President Mnangagwa and his Government, it was a case of fighting Covid… [+5612 chars]

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History

Concern Over Zifa Village As Mighty Warriors Troop Into Camp

BARELY a week after the Warriors were booked into an upmarket hotel, the Mighty Warriors troop into the ZIFA Village this morning amid concerns about the facility's standards. The Zimbabwe women nati… [+3346 chars]

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Entrepreneurship

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Enters New Space Era

President Mnangagwa yesterday launched the Zimbabwe Science Park and commissioned the building housing the Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency (ZNGSA), a game-changing facility that will en… [+4944 chars]

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Technology

Zimbabwe: First Lady Helps 3 000 Acquire Life Skills

"GIVE a man a fish, and he will be hungry again tomorrow; teach him to catch a fish, and he will be richer all his life." True to the assertion, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has come in handy to vu… [+8519 chars]

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History

Canada Commends Zim Reform Agenda

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday met Canadian Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Christina Buchan and briefed her on the achievements made by the Second Repu… [+1789 chars]

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Travel

Zimbabwe: Extend Seke Road Upgrade to Chitungwiza, Motorists Plead

RECONSTRUCTION work on Seke Road under Government's Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme Phase 2 (ERRP2) has gone past Maruta Shopping Centre in Hatfield. Yesterday the contractor, Bitumen World,… [+3810 chars]

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Health

Sudan: Sudan Liberation Movement Releases Injured 'Government Militiaman' to Red Cross

Tawila Locality — The Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) has announced the release of a prisoner whom it described as a 'government militiaman' on health grounds. The combatant was injured and then capt… [+1189 chars]

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Real Estate

Nigeria: Frail Investors' Confidence Force Nigerian Stocks to 35-Day Low

That is coming at a time of more attractive yields in the fixed income market. Nigerian equities lost more grounds Monday with weak investors' confidence forcing the benchmark index to decline 0.02 … [+2854 chars]