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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