December 2021


New COVID-19 regulations expose Zimbabwe's hypocrisy

New COVID-19 regulations expose Zimbabwe’s hypocrisy

New COVID-19 regulations expose Zimbabwe’s hypocrisy By Joel Mandaza When the United Kingdom instituted a travel ban against Southern Africa, after South Africa had sequenced a new variant of concern, the government cried foul. They…


Mandatory COVID-19 quarantine hurts the economy

Mandatory COVID-19 quarantine hurts the economy

Mandatory COVID-19 quarantine hurts the economy Critics and the tourism sector players have bemoaned the quarantine announced by the government of Zimbabwe during the omicron variant outbreak earlier. This comes as authorities at ports of…


Inequalities likely to worsen after COVID-19

Inequalities likely to worsen after COVID-19

Inequalities likely to worsen after COVID-19 By Joel Mandaza Among the sectors heavily affected by COVID-19 in Zimbabwe, education ranks high. Schools were closed and have not operated normally for two years. When they opened…


Why there is a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases

Why there is a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases

Why there is a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases WHO Health Emergencies Program COVID-19 Technical lead Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove has attributed the sharp increase in infection cases to the emergency of the Omicron variant….


Why risks related to Omicron remain very high

Why risks related to Omicron remain very high

World Health Organisation (WHO) says the risks related to the Omicron variant remain high owing to its higher transmissibility nature. The variant which was first reported by South Africa was henceforth designated variant of concern…




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