Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 07 September 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 07 September 2021: New cases: 125 Local Cases: 125 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 10 Vaccinations: 20 726 (first dose); 13 844 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 2 750 681  (first dose); 1 742 641 (second dose) Tests: 3 700 (Positivity today was 3.4%) Recoveries: 420; National Recovery Rate: 93% Active Cases: 3 837 Total Cumulative Cases: 125 796 Total Recoveries: 117 456 Total Deaths: 4 503 Province PCR Tests +Ag Cum Cases (New) Recovered Cases (New) Active Cases Deaths (New) Bulawayo 368 12 933(9) 12 035(5)…

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Guinea Coup Attempt: US, France, AU, UN Demand Release Of President Condé

The international community is calling for the release of Guinea President Alpha Condé who was Sunday detained by the special forces earlier on Sunday. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who has reportedly been identified as the head of the action, announced the dissolution of the government, suspension of the constitution and the closure of the country’s borders. Amateur videos have been circulating on social media showing President Condé among soldiers, with the country’s capital Conakry filled with troops. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday condemned the coup attempt in Guinea and…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 05 September 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 04 September 2021: New cases: 125 Local Cases: 125 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 16 Vaccinations: 14 916 (first dose); 16 437 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 2 713 548  (first dose); 1 717 430 (second dose) Tests: 2 704 (Positivity today was 3.5%) Recoveries: 450; National Recovery Rate: 91% Active Cases: 5 870 As of 4 September 2021, @1500hrs there were 196 hospitalised cases: New Admissions 11, Asymptomatic 3, mild to moderate 119, severe 55 and 19 in Intensive Care Units. Total Cumulative Cases: 125…

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New Details Emerge On Mnangagwa Helicopter Crash

Significant changes have been made to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s security system and motorcade after the presidential helicopter was dramatically forced into an emergency landing two weeks ago, The NewsHawks reported. Mnangagwa’s chopper reportedly crash-landed about 60 kilometres southwest of Harare on a Sunday afternoon due to technical failure. The chopper, which was flying from Mnangagwa’s Precabe Farm in Sherwood, Kwekwe, landed at a farm owned by a ministry of Finance official. The NewsHawks reported sources as saying that following the incident, Mnangagwa quickly moved to beef up his motorcade by bringing in Air Force…

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There Are Three Things Chamisa Is Failing To Understand – Analysts

Some political analysts have said MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa does not understand how nations relate on the geopolitical arena. They speak after Chamisa had criticised the government’s decision to donate 20 000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Government of Namibia saying it was not prudent considering that Zimbabwe depended on donated vaccines Political analyst Gibson Nyikadzino says the statements show a lack of knowledge of current affairs as the government is on record for having set aside 100 million United States dollars to acquire more vaccines. Said Nyikadzino:…

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Proclamation Of Election Dates Is Done By The President – ZEC

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has said only President Emmerson Mnangagwa can proclaim dates for elections in the country. The commission makes the remarks at the backdrop of continuous deferment of by-elections meant to fill about 48 parliamentary seats and over 80 council seats left vacant when MDC-T recalled MDC Alliance legislators or councillors. ZEC has been receiving criticism for the deferment of the by-elections. Authorities have been citing the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for deferring the elections. Zec commissioner Qhubani Moyo Thursday said the electoral management…

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Mnangagwa’s Helicopter Forced Into Emergency Landing

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidential helicopter was forced into an emergency landing over 60 kilometres southwest of Harare on Sunday afternoon due to a technical failure. Security sources told The NewsHawks the crash landing incident happened on Sunday around 4 pm in the Sandringham area, Matsvaire village, in Chegutu district when Mnangagwa was coming from his Kwekwe farm. The sources said Mnangagwa was rattled and terrified by the incident which forced him into a scary emergency while on his way back to Harare. Said a source: The incident happened in Sandringham.…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 27 August 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 27 August 2021: New cases: 250 Local Cases: 250 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 18 Hotspots: Cases in areas previously designated as hotspots have been declining due to public health control measures being implemented as surveillance continues in these areas. Vaccinations: 38 451 (first dose); 22 027 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 2 491 980  (first dose); 1 583 395 (second dose) As of 26 August 2021, @1500hrs there were 383 hospitalised cases: New Admissions 18, Asymptomatic 115, mild to moderate 186,…

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Willard Katsande Assaulted In Road Rage Incident

Former Warriors captain Willard Katsande was allegedly ambushed and assaulted by an unknown man in South Africa where he is based, resulting in substantial damage to his car. The road rage incident happened on Saturday night in Roodepoort on the West Rand, News24 reported. The 35-year-old former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, who currently plays for newly promoted Sekhukhune United, opened a case of common assault and malicious damage to property at the Honeydew police station. The case is being investigated. According to Katsande’s statement to the police, seen by City Press, the altercation…

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Jonathan Moyo Says It’s A Lie Mnangagwa Escaped Death Penalty During Rhodesia Era | FULL THREAD

Exiled former ZANU PF Politburo member Professor Jonathan Moyo says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s claims that he escaped the Rhodesian hangman’s noose in 1965 because he was underage are false. Prof Moyo said the “lie” was previously exposed by Jonathan Chando and has now been confirmed by Eddie Cross, Mnangagwa’s biographer. Below is Prof Moyo’s Twitter Thread in which he attempted to substantiate the allegations: MNANGAGWA’S CLAIM THAT HE WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH in 1965 and escaped the penalty because he was underage, is a MYTH, that is a LIE, as previously revealed…

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