Stop jostling for posts, Zanu-PF warns

Felex Share Herald Reporter ZANU-PF members jostling for Central Committee positions ahead of the 6th National People’s Congress might be wasting their time as the party is yet to come up with guidelines on the selection process. The revolutionary party is set to hold its elective congress in December, with all posts up for grabs

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Zimbabwe elected Chair of ATAF Council

Zimbabwe elected Chair of ATAF Council The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) member countries elected its new council, the organisation’s advisory and steering body at its recently ended third General Assembly in Tanzania. The Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) Mr Gershem T

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MAN MASTURBATES TO DEATH IN SPERM BANK

In 2012 23-year-old Chinese medical student Zheng Gang died of a heart-attack while masturbating in a Hubei sperm bank. According to the International Business Times, it was the fourth time he had donated that week, and his family blamed the bank for his demise.

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Latest: 75 percent of Zimbos want public smokers arrested – poll

No smoking Stanford Chiwanga, Online News Editor THE majority of Zimbabweans want the police to put in force the Public Health Act (Tobacco Control) Regulation 264 of 2002 and arrest public smokers. The Public Health Act prohibits people from smoking in public.

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Extraordinary brain: Woman’s missing cerebellum went unnoticed for 24 years

MRI scans of the patient’s brain show a large hole where the cerebellum should be Doctors in China were surprised to find that a young woman who had lived a normal life for more than two decades was actually missing an important part of her brain, according to a new report of her case. The 24-year-old’s strange condition was discovered when she went to doctors because of a monthlong bout of nausea and vomiting. The patient told the doctors she had also experienced dizziness her entire life

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MDC COUNCIL DECIDES : ALL POSTS UP FOR GRABS

The MDC national council met today to deliberate on preparations of the upcoming party Congress to be held at the end of October 2014. Today’s meeting of the National Council follows the meeting of the National Executive, which met for 11 and half hours until midnight yesterday.

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Urban kids wallow in poverty

URBAN centres in the country are experiencing high levels of poverty, with child poverty increasingly taking on an urban face, as one out of 10 children is living in extreme poverty, according to a study conducted by the University of Zimbabwe Institute of Environmental Studies (IES). Wongai Zhangazha IES, in collaboration with Unicef, carried out a Specialised Urban Poverty Study in 2013 in two low-income suburbs of Harare — Highfield and Epworth — with the aim of capturing information on child deprivations to counter national statistics that urban children are better off when compared to their rural peers.

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