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100 children dying daily in Zim: UNICEF

One hundred children are dying daily in Zimbabwe, while one in every four is an orphan, according to shocking figures announced by a senior UNICEF official.
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Woman uses mbanje to exorcise evil spirits

A Bulawayo woman was yesterday arraigned before the courts for cultivating three plants of mbanje, which she claimed she wanted to use to exorcise evil spirits....
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Six nabbed over skin enlightening creams

Police in Victoria Falls have nabbed six suspects in connection with 3 050 tubes of illegal enlightening creams...
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Britain based Zimbabwe nurses medical error kills two

Two nurses involved in a medical error that led to two cancer patients being killed by a drug overdose at a Birmingham hospital are to go before a disciplinary panel....
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Girl (9) suffers a fatal scorpion sting

A nine-year-old Goromonzi girl died last Sunday after being stung by a scorpion at her grandmother’s homestead. ...
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17 000 residents receive ARVs from council clinics

THE Bulawayo City Council is providing anti-retrovirals to more than 17 000 residents while 927 died due to HIV/Aids related illnesses in October....
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Australia authorities investigating Dr John Chibanda credentials

Zimbabwean trained doctor, John Chibanda is under investigation by Queensland authorities for his registration and performance. ...
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HIV grandmother resorts to dancing

When Anna Matopodza, 55, from a village in the Buhera district of Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe, found out she was HIV-positive, ...
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Body sliced open to fit into coffin

A family from Entumbane in Bulawayo was horrified when the body of their relative failed to fit in a coffin due to inexplicable swelling...
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HIV CD4 count machines shortage looming

Zimbabwean doctors here have been forced to use the observation method to determine suitable anti-retrovirals (ARVs) for HIV/AIDS patients due to a critical shortage of CD4 counting machines in the country. ...
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Doctor sued for negligence

The parents of the child whose arm was amputated filed a lawsuit against the negligent doctor claiming to be compensated US$60 000 ...
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Harare’s garbage nightmare

Unknown to the innocent boys and girls are the attendant dangers to the presence of rotting uncollected and burning garbage....
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Castrate child rapists, say MPs

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development has said it is may consider castration as a form of punishment for people who rape children....
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Sexually transmitted infections hit varsity

AT least 15 Chinhoyi University of Technology students have been diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections....
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Expired drugs ‘dumped’ at Mpilo Hospital

Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is reportedly stocked with expired drugs, raising fears that they are being administered to unsuspecting patients....
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Man seeks funds for son’s SA treatment

Mr Kunyonga said local doctors attending to his son had recommended that he tries his luck in South Africa. ...
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Gokwe North Hospital now white elephant

A State-of-the-art district hospital in Gokwe North is fast turning into a white elephant after funds ran out before the project was complete....
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