BULAWAYO – Zimbabwe’s second largest city of Bulawayo has ordered its residents to flush toilets at the same time once a week to prevent blockages during frequent periods of water rationing, the mayor said Saturday.
The leader of the smaller MDC faction, Welshman Ncube (also Industry and Commerce Minister) was a guest on the BBC HARDtalk programme which aired on Tuesday. Below is the transcript of the interview with host Zeinab Badawi.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his new wife Elizabeth Macheka have decided to cancel their honeymoon and spend the week in Zimbabwe so that the MDC-T leader can concentrate on “pressing national issues.”
Last week South African president Jacob Zuma, the SADC appointed facilitator in the GPA, dispatched his facilitation team to among other issues, break the so-called impasse in the constitution making process writes Blessing Vava.
The MDC led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has moved to dismiss a statement attributed to Deputy National Organising Secretary, Abednico Bhebhe, that said they were planning to write their own constitutional draft.
Nurses in Zimbabwe are now allowed to put HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral drugs, a task that was previously reserved for doctors. All this courtesy of a change in the nurses’ scope of work introduced by the Nurses’ Council of Zimbabwe.