Melfort demolitions: Victims troop back

DIAMOND Park residents in Melfort, just outside Marondera, whose houses were demolished last month, have trooped back to the area to rebuild the structures. Police last week descended on the area and ordered the residents to disperse. One of the residents whose house was demolished told NewsDay that he would not leave the area. “We are here trying to pick up the pieces and at least rebuild some structures. Some police officers from Goromonzi were deployed to chase us out of this land, some left and some are still here.…

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Doctor Arrested For Conducting Fake Medical Tests

Harare-based medical doctor, Michael Mandaza has been arrested for conducting fake medical tests at his private surgery at Pacific 24hr Hospital, located at Kamunhu Shopping Centre in the Mabvuku suburb. The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) raided his offices and also ransacked his home in Zimre Park and confiscated cash. ZACC said in a statement following the raid on Monday: Mandaza conducted fake laboratory tests to patients at his hospital, charging them US$60 per test when in fact, he does not own any laboratory and instead, was generating fake laboratory reports.…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 14 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 13 July 2021: New cases:  3 110 Local Cases: 3 110 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 58 Lockdown Update: National Level 4 lockdown in place. Hotspot update: Kariba (15), Hurungwe (111), Chegutu (137), Sanyati (70) (Mash West), Mazowe (43), Centenary (137) (MashCent) Marondera (86), Goromonzi (66) (MashEast), Chiredzi (58)(MasvingoProv), Northern Suburbs (177), Nkulumane (69), Emakhandeni (112), (Bulawayo), Kwekwe(49) (Midlands), Harare (422). Vaccinations: 33 090 (first dose); 5 011 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 988 746 (first dose); 624 894 (second dose) Tests: 12 604(Positivity today was…

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