Day: November 23, 2017

2-year-old cancer patient appeals for help

The fight for life for two year old Nathan Sanyanga has culminated into a fundraising dinner which will see a number of musical artists performing as the family pleads for assistance for their cancer ridden son. Nathan requires $100 000 to undergo a bone marrow transplant in South Africa. Born two years ago, Nathan is suffering from a life-threatening type of cancer known as ‘francoise anaemia’. According to the mother Silvia, her son’s condition was diagnosed at birth with doctors having indicated the bone marrow transplant will be done five years down the line. However, at two, Nathan has...

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Traditional leaders pledge support for Cde Mnangagwa

Traditional leaders in Matabeleland South Province have pledged to support President Designate Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa saying his commitment to rebuild the country’s economy is a step in the right direction. In a telephone interview with the ZBC News the chairperson of the Provincial Chiefs Council Chief Vezi Maduna said the traditional leadership is committed to working with the government of the day to improve the lives of the rural folk. The pledge therefore by incoming President Cde Mnangagwa to focus on rebuilding the economy will be fully supported by the traditional leadership in the province said Chief Maduna. Shunning...

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New government urged to prioritise rural development

Rural District Councils (RDCs) have expressed optimism that the country’s new political leadership led by President Designate Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa will prioritise rural advancement in its development and empowerment strategy in order for all people to have a fair share of the national cake. In an interview with the ZBC News Chipinge RDC acting chief executive officer Engineer Henry Dhliwayo says recapitalisation of rural authorities, promotion of ease of doing business by all government departments and provision of basic infrastructure remains the cornerstone of rural development. With the majority of Zimbabwean population living in rural areas and an...

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St Padre Pio Polyclinic commissioned in Norton

Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has described the new political dispensation as a positive development that will open up opportunities for social and economic change in critical areas such as the health sector. He said this while officially opening a $500 000 clinic in Norton’s Marydale suburb. Dr Parirenyatwa said the commissioning of the Roman Catholic owned St Padre Pio Polyclinic is a positive beginning under a promising regime. He urged communities to undergo examinations for non communicable diseases, such as cancer which he said is affecting over 7000 people annually. Roman Catholic Church Cleric Archbishop...

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Desist from vengeful retribution: Cde Mnangagwa

President Designate Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa has implored Zimbabweans to remain patient and avoid any form of revenge against each other. “While all this is going on, I implore all Zimbabweans to remain patient and peaceful and desist from any form of vengeful retribution,” said Cde Mnangagwa. In statement to ZBC News, Cde Mnangagwa said vengefulness is not in the spirit of Ubuntu/Unhu which characterises the nature of our people. “As you are aware, in the last few months leading to this day, the political situation in our country has been quite fluid culminating in the resignation of our former...

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ED Mnangagwa: People’s expectations

People from across the political divide have pledged support for Zimbabwe`s incoming president Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa. Matabeleland North province has pledged its support for Cde Mnangagwa when he takes over as the head of state and government this Friday. High expectations from all Zimbabweans await Cde Mnangagwa as he takes over as head of state and government with people expressing optimism that he will turn around the economic fortunes of the country. However, for his policies to succeed it is the duty of every Zimbabwean to participate in nation building by supporting the new leadership. The incoming head of...

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Cde Mnangagwa meets Zanu PF politburo

The President elect Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa met with the politburo last night. This is Cde Mnangagwa’s first interaction with the Zanu PF senior members following his dismissal by the then President Cde Robert Mugabe. Earlier on, Cde Mnangagwa addressed thousands of Zanu PF supporters at the party headquarters in Harare where he promised to revive the economy and engage the international community in rebuilding the economy. Meanwhile, the inauguration of Cde Mnangagwa will be held this...

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ZDF latest: Zimbabweans commended

PRESS RELEASE: Thursday 23 November 2017 In this latest update on the progress of Operation Restore Legacy, Zimbabwe Defence Forces and other Security Services wish to further commend the people of Zimbabwe for continuing to behave well as they celebrate positive political developments in the country. The solidarity gatherings of unprecedented magnitude have all been conducted peacefully. Thus, no violation of constitutional processes and indeed our Zimbabwean tradition of self-respect and self-restraint have been observed. This therefore is a clear sign of resilience and self-control. It is therefore our wish that the obtaining peaceful environment continues for the good...

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40 years on, Chimoio massacre relived

 Today marks 40 years since the Chimoio massacre in which thousands of freedom fighters, including women and children, perished at the hands of the Ian Smith-led Rhodesian forces in Mozambique at the height of the Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle. The legacy left behind by over 3 000 freedom fighters and war collaborators who lost their lives in the Chimoio massacre carried out by the Rhodesian forces on 23 November 1977 at Chimoio ZANLA military camp in Mozambique is eternal as it is engraved in Zimbabwe’s history. The Rhodesian Security Forces attacked Chimoio in combined air and ground raid on that fateful...

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