WHO warns of catastrophic COVID-19 4th wave

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the risk of the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is high, owing to significant reduction in adherence to public health and social measures to curb the spread of the virus. Speaking during a Harare provincial virtual workshop on safe management of funerals, WHO health experts said relaxed behaviour among members of the public and lack of adherence to COVID-19 health protocols were putting the Zimbabwean population at risk of being affected by the fourth wave of the global pandemic. WHO Zimbabwe…

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Violence: Zanu PF in pole position

THE ruling Zanu PF party has emerged as the leading perpetrator of human rights violations following intra-party violence during its internal elections that left some of its members hospitalised, a latest report released by the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) yesterday has shown. According to the ZPP report titled It’s Politricks All Over, the ruling party accounted for 37% of the human rights violations that occurred in the month of September and claimed the life of one person. In the report, 195 human rights violations which include assault, displacement, sexual harassment and…

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