Parents and teachers' perceptions of corporal punishment in Zimbabwean schools : a  case of Tafara 1 High School in Harare - Chitakunye Marble, Mahiya Innocent T..
Corporal punishment has generally been used as a disciplinary measure for ill behaviour in Zimbabwe before it was outlawed in 2017 through a High Court ruling that declared article 60(2) (c) of the Educational Act unconstitutional. Before 2017, the use of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring the efficacy of child protection interventions post Cyclone Idai : a  case of Chipinge, Zimbabwe - Agere Leonard M., Agere Albert K..
The aim of this article, which is based on a review of theoretical and empirical literature including policy documents and biographies, is to explore the scope and level of child protection responses in the wake of the Cyclone Idai disaster in Zimbabwe. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Abductions, Torture, Arbitrary Arrests Continued in 2020
[allAfrica] An excerpt on Zimbabwe from the annual Human Rights Watch publication, World Report 2021: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Medical Council Warns Over Social Media Adverts of False Covid-19 Treating Drugs
[New Zimbabwe] THE Medical and Mental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe has warned the public over social media adverts by some unscrupulous medical practitioners claiming to be able to treat Covid-19 using Ivermectin, Doxycycline and Nano Silver. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 - Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo's Death 'A Wake-Up Call' for Zimbabwe
[Daily Maverick] The opposition says Moyo's 'tragic death is a wake-up call to us all' and calls on Zimbabwe to work towards rolling out a robust Covid-19 response and securing vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Desperate Measures for Desperate Times.
[The Herald] "Will it ever end, why, why God?" (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Police Descend Hard On Curfew Violators
[The Herald] Police are tightening enforcement of the curfew, at present between 6pm and 6am, and those breaking it now have higher risk of arrest and impoundment of any vehicle they might be using. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Foreign Affairs Minister Moyo Dies as a Result of Covid-19
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE'S Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusisio Moyo has died from Covid-19, media reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Health Worker Suspensions Amplify Effects of Zim's Covid-19 Second Wave
[Daily Maverick] An increasing number of nurses have tested positive for Covid-19 at Harare's biggest hospital as Zimbabwe succumbs to a second wave, while more staff were issued with suspensions and disciplinaries for alleged misconduct. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 23 Disappear Pending Deportation
[The Herald] Authorities are investigating a case in which 23 Malawian border jumpers disappeared from Beitbridge main police station while awaiting transportation to Harare, pending deportation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 18, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: G40 Demands Oppah Muchinguri's Resignation Over Covid-19 Statements
[New Zimbabwe] Some self-exiled former cabinet ministers have called for the immediate resignation from government of Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri after her weekend spat in which she accused China for creating the deadly Covid-19 virus and failing to contain it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Government outlawing of corporal punishment : perspectives from guardians in Zimbabwe - Magadze TO, Shayamano M, Lupuwana VP.
This study investigated the perceptions of guardians regarding the government's decision to outlaw corporal punishment in Zimbabwe. The level of effectiveness of corporal punishment as a tool to discipline children is a rather controversial and widely cont... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Chiwenga Denies Hospitals Overwhelmed By Covid-19, Warns Social Media Users
[New Zimbabwe] Vice President and Health Minister Constantino Chiwenga has denied claims the country's hospitals are overwhelmed amid a surge in Covid-19 cases and face a critical shortage of beds and equipment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Judge Reserves Ruling On Dj Fantan's Bail Appeal
[New Zimbabwe] A HIGH Court judge Friday postponed a bail appeal made by popular entertainment promoters DJ Fantan, DJ Levels and Dammer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Lockdown Closures Clear Border Mess
[Zimbabwe Independent] SANITY has returned to Beitbridge Border Post following the closure of the busy facility under fresh Covid-19 control measures by both South Africa and Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mine Workers Demand U.S.$200 Covid-19 Monthly Risk Allowances
[New Zimbabwe] Mine workers are demanding a minimum US$200 per month as Covid-19 risk allowances arguing the mining sector is one of the key economic cogs not spared from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Tightens Covid-19 Preventive Measures
[263Chat] The government has taken measures to increase Covid 19 testing and prevention with healthcare workers expected to join the security forces at roadblocks for purposes of screening people passing through the checkpoints. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Do Not Panic Over Ventilator Shortages' - Govt
[New Zimbabwe] Only a fraction of Covid-19 patients will need to be admitted in intensive care unit (ICU) and every health facility in Zimbabwe is able to isolate and manage a person seeking treatment for coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Sculptor Takawira Succumbs to Covid-19
[The Herald] Prominent sculptor Lazarus Takawira succumbed to Covid-19 yesterday and will be buried today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Inspires Zimuto's New Video
[The Herald] Contemporary musician, Vimbai Zimuto, releases her new music video "Handigone" tonight inspired by the effects of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Police Corruption Fueling Spread of Covid-19'
[263Chat] Community members who are part of Virtual Platforms established by communities working with Heal Zimbabwe from Gutu and Zaka have singled out corruption by law enforcement agents as the major spreader of COVID 19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: GBV Cases Increase By 200 Percent Due to Covid-19 Lockdown - UN
[New Zimbabwe] Cases of gender-based violence (GBV) rose sharply in Zimbabwe in 2020 during the Covid-19 lockdown with the national GBV hotline recording a 200% increase. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Virus Infections Sinking Zimbabwe Onto Its Knees
[East African] Zimbabwe's health system is struggling to cope with a surge in Covid-19 cases with hospitals running out of beds for patients that need hospitalisation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Prison Officers, Inmates Exposed to Covid-19 - Chin'ono
[New Zimbabwe] INCARCERATED journalist Hopewell Chin'ono has said he is worried that fellow inmates and prison officers are being exposed to the deadly Covid-19 pandemic at the Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Pandemic Claims 21 More Lives
[The Herald] Zimbabwe reported 21 more Covid-19 deaths and 820 new cases yesterday as the pandemic continues to tear across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Movement of Corpses Clarified
[The Herald] Bodies can be buried outside the city or town of death, and repatriation of Zimbabweans for burial will continue, but under strict health protocols, Government clarified yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: Covid-19 Second Wave Ravages Southern Africa
[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks, authorities in southern Africa have systematically reintroduced lockdown measures amid the second wave of Covid-19. This is after a worrying resurgence of cases in several countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, eSwatini, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 2020 Radio, TV Charts Lack the 'Wow' Factor
[The Herald] Senior Arts Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Econet Data Traffic Jumps 90% On Covid-19
[The Herald] Zimbabwe's largest mobile network operator Econet Wireless reported a 90 percent jump in data traffic during three months to November 30, 2020 compared to the same quarter a year earlier as Covid-19 induced lockdown restrictions saw people moving towards digital platforms as opposed to physical interaction. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Editorial Comment - We Are All At Risk of Covid-19
[The Herald] Calling Harare the epicentre of Zimbabwe's Covid-19 infections should neither give comfort, excuses for laxity in other centres nor should it unduly depress the people who live in Harare, Chitungwiza, Epworth and Ruwa that they are somehow singled out for suffering. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Confident in Covid-19 Fight
[The Herald] Herald Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Bans Movement of Dead Bodies, Body Viewing
[New Zimbabwe] Government  has banned the transportation of bodies for burial purposes from one city to another as part of its desperate measures to contain a rampaging Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Country At Bigger Risk Without Proper Covid-19 Tests'
[New Zimbabwe] Former health minister Henry Madzorera has warned the country was at a higher risk of the Covid-19 menace if authorities did not conduct comprehensive tests on the population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Pressure Group Blasts 'Elitist' Lockdown Measures
[New Zimbabwe] BULAWAYO pressure group, Ibhetshu LikaZulu says the current Covid-19 lockdown measures recently announced will not achieve desired results because of government's elitist approach to the situation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Ministry Makes Strides in Preventing HIV Transmission
[The Herald] Herald Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 22 Covid-19 Deaths Reported in One Day
[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded 22 deaths and 985 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, as the pandemic continues to take a toll on the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: SA Urges Beitbridge Travellers to Self Quarantine
[The Herald] Beitbridge Bureau (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Allow Exam Classes, Invigilators Free Passage' Police Told
[263Chat] The government has pleaded with security forces and COVID-19 lockdown enforcers to grant free passage to pupils sitting for their final ZIMSEC examinations and their invigilators. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Doctors Poke Holes On Current Lockdown Enforcement
[263Chat] Doctors have condemned the enforcement of the current 30 day lockdown saying it will not help in reducing the spread of COVID-19 due to loopholes observed on the first day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Poor Families Need Sound Relief Payouts
[Zimbabwe Independent] The tightening of restrictions by the government last week to curb the spread of the second wave of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic once again exposed the government's lack of preparedness with regards support for vulnerable families. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Lockdown Discord Costs Business
[Zimbabwe Independent] A serious policy discord in government and police is negatively impacting business as businesses are struggling to access exemption documents while workers are blocked from reporting for duty or delayed by several hours by the police. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Transport Mogul Munhenzva Dies
[The Herald] Herald Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Health Time Bomb At Crowded Chitungwiza Boreholes
[The Herald] Chitungwiza residents yesterday expressed concern over persistent water shortages, resulting in them turning to boreholes where there are long queues and no social distancing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Informal Traders Claim Discrimination, Challenge Chiwenga Lockdown
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Informal Sectors Organisation (ZISO), through its Executive director Promise Mkwananzi, has approached the High Court complaining that the ongoing national lockdown is unconstitutional. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Sally Mugabe Hospital Midwives Down Tools Over Covid-19 PPE
[New Zimbabwe] MIDWIVES manning Sally Mugabe Hospital's maternity ward have withdrawn their services over lack of Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Ill-Prepared for Second Wave
[Zimbabwe Independent] ZIMBABWE, like the rest aof the world, is battling second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The country's health facilities are inadequate and ill-equipped to deal with the surging numbers across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Kazembe Orders Police to Deal With Windscreen Smashing Cops
[New Zimbabwe] HOME Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe has ordered the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to take stern action against police operatives who smash vehicle windscreens in attempts to arrest offending motorists. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Tourism Players Count Their Losses As Lockdown Decimates Clientele
[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -- The new surge in coronavirus cases which has seen government effect a strict 30-day lockdown has come as a huge blow to the tourism industry particularly in Victoria Falls where clients and business have literally disappeared overnight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Traders Sneak Back to CBD Vending Spots
[New Zimbabwe] Some Bulawayo informal traders who heeded government's Covid-19 call not to operate during the lockdown's first day, are now back in the streets to continue with their trade. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Informal Sector Swallows Bitter Pill
[The Herald] The informal business sector has welcomed the Government's decision to scale up lockdown measures in the face of increased Covid-19 infections and deaths, but is appealing for concessions, where possible to allow their members to conduct business. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news