Beitbridge moves to fight cholera

Natural resources governance and environmental expert Tapuwa O’bren Nhachi attributed recurrent cholera outbreaks in Beitbridge to poor sanitation and contaminated water sources.
By Moses Mugugunyeki Sep. 12, 2023

Cholera flashpoint on edge

Last week, Mafiro said he was worried that outbreaks were continuing with little action from authorities to prevent one of the most dangerous diseases.
By Sydney Kawadza Aug. 25, 2023

A Zimbabwean entrepreneur’s journey into the waste management industry

Deeply moved by the crisis, Linzi pledged to dedicate his efforts towards developing a solution for waste management. It would be years before he could finally act.
By Virginia Zifesho Aug. 11, 2023

Rimuka suburb sitting on health time bomb

According to the Health ministry, the country had recorded 3 368 suspected cholera cases and 61 suspected deaths as of July 21 from 38 districts.
By Melinda Kusemachibi Jul. 23, 2023

Panic as residents live on brink of cholera outbreak

“There is an outbreak of cholera here in Kuwadzana and there are rumours of a few cases that have been confirmed,” said Chitiyo.
By Lorraine Muromo May. 21, 2023

Cholera outbreak requires co-operation, not politicking

The largest outbreak recorded in Zimbabwe, which was also one of the largest ever in Africa, occurred during the 2008-09 period, where 98 592 cases were reported, with 4 288 deaths.
By Newsday May. 18, 2023

Cholera outbreak: Harare residents petition council

In a petition addressed to mayor Jacob Mafume, residents said the council was largely to blame for the cholera outbreak.
By Tatenda Manyinyire May. 10, 2023

CCC raises alarm over spike in cholera cases

This comes after five people succumbed to the infectious disease since the outbreak started in February this year.
By Priviledge Gumbodete May. 9, 2023

Council provides water bowsers to cholera hotspots

Chonzi said the council was providing water in affected communities with bowsers, monitoring new cases, educating people on good hygienic practices and attending to sewer bursts in time.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko May. 4, 2023