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Western media shows death only in when it is in Africa
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Western media shows death only in when it is in Africa

Al JazeeraLet us try a little thought experiment. Imagine, if you will, that rather than Europe and North America, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus pandemic was Africa, and the disease was killing many tens of thousands of people there. What images and storylines would be used to tell the story on TV screens and newspaper...

Covid-19: Zim’s adult rape crisis worsens
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Covid-19: Zim’s adult rape crisis worsens

The current Covid-19 crisis, to which authorities have responded with Lockdown measures, have led to an increase in incidence of adult rape in Zimbabwean homes. Review & Mail ‘s Tichaona Zindoga (TZ) spoke with Memory Kadau (MK) of the Adult Rape Clinic to understand the phenomenon. TZ:   What new information have you gained regarding Adult Rape...

China statement on alleged ill-treatment of blacks
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China statement on alleged ill-treatment of blacks

‘We reject all forms of discrimination’ Statement of Chinese Government following reports that Africans are being mistreated in China China opposes all forms of discrimination in any part of the world against any individual, group of population, and ethnicity. In the face of the threat of COVID-19, China and Africa need solidarity more than ever...

Lockdown Special: Where are we now?
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Lockdown Special: Where are we now?

Zimbabwe has just gone past the halfway mark of the Government imposed national lockdown to deal with the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. There have been concerns as to whether the country has gained anything from the exercise – from insights into the epidemiology of the disease to contact tracing and treatment. Zimbabwe has other factors that...

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Sadc releases first Covid-19 report

Review & Mail Writer The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has released its first regional report on the impact of the global pandemic. The report, entitled, “1st REPORT ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN THE SADC REGION (30 March to 03 April 2020) outlines the extent to which the disease has affected the region and measures...

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Perspective: Sadc should do more on Covid-19

*By Saviour Kasukuwere We are facing unprecedented time in Zimbabwe. Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect lungs and airways and cause secondary bacterial infections and septicaemia. Symptoms of COVID-19 are a cough, fever and shortness of breath. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that simple measures like washing hands often,...

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Exclusive interview with Stergomena Tax

Review & Mail’s Head of Content Tichaona Zindoga (TZ) engages Sadc Executive Secretary Stergomena Lawrence Tax (ST) on what the region is doing in light of the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. TZ: It is close to a month after Sadc Health Ministers held an extraordinary meeting on Covid-19. At that time Sadc had not...

Covid-19 worsens humanitarian situation in southern Africa – UN report
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Covid-19 worsens humanitarian situation in southern Africa – UN report

By Head of Content The Covid-19 pandemic, is set to compound suffering in the Southern African region, which is battling a multiple humanitarian crisis of food insecurity, malnutrition, HIV/Aids and refugees. A new report from the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) titled, Southern Africa Humanitarian Snapshot (April 2020) released this week,...

Chinese half-a-million dollar upgrade of Wilkins complete
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Chinese half-a-million dollar upgrade of Wilkins complete

•18 days to do the job Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content The upgrade of Wilkins Hospital in Harare, which is the main treatment and isolation centre for Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases, is complete. It took US$500 000 pooled mainly by Chinese business and community to help Zimbabwe fight the global pandemic. Chinese Ambassador...

How Zim entered Lockdown – Special Report
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How Zim entered Lockdown – Special Report

Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content DAY ONE of Zimbabwe’s “lockdown” on Monday went on smoothly, much to the relief of many, given the high stakes of the measure to contain the spread of Covid-9, which has killed one and infected eight confirmed cases. Zimbabwe’s economy is highly informalised. The majority of people...

Zim #Lockdown: 8 Things that will affect you
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Zim #Lockdown: 8 Things that will affect you

•21-day restrictions begin Monday Tichaona Zindoga Review & Mail Head of Content Zimbabwe enters into a decisive 21-day “lockdown” on Monday, as it enforces measures to deal with the extraordinary threats posed by the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19). President Mnangagwa announced the measure and a battery of regulations that will have a serious curtailment on the...