Sub-standard sanitizers may lead to a health catastrophe

Sub-standard sanitizers may lead to a health catastrophe

GIVING people a false sense of security and hope in whatever form should be highly condemned, especially now, in the case of the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Government and health organisations are recommending 68 percent (%) alcohol gel for sanitizing hands during the current Coronavirus outbreak. A survey conducted by The BusinessConnect newspaper has unearthed a number of products on the market, such as, the much needed sanitization oil, which has suddenly become handier, in light of the outbreak of Covid-19. Unscrupulous business people, who stand at nothing, but to…

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Battle against Covid -19 still on

Battle against Covid -19 still on

NO doubt, the fatal Coronavirus (Covid -19) is influencing events and economies everywhere around the world, affecting key calendar events in the business, sport and social spheres. As the virus swept across Europe, major teams from various sporting activities had to play in empty stadiums, but as the broader picture deteriorated, all matches had to be postponed, as per government and sporting associations’ orders, following the United Nations World Health Organisations (WHO) recommendations. Having originated in China last December and spreading to the United Kingdom, Italy and the like, Covid…

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Spare a thought and helping hand for Cyclone Idai victims and survivors

Spare a thought and helping hand for Cyclone Idai victims and survivors

WITHOUT taking much from the continued preparations and steps to stop, and curb the spread of the deadly Coronavirus (Covid -19), whose spread in the region, already seems like an eventuality. Some have even suggested it’s not a question of ‘if’, but rather ‘when’ the virus would filtrate within the country’s borders. However, that’s a story for another day, as suddenly, the nation has been seized with Covid -19’s imminent threat, while in the process forgetting the tens of thousands, who are homeless and languishing in poverty after the horrendous…

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I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights

I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights

THE globe marks International Women’s Day WHOSE THEME: is quite befitting as it is very essential to get everyone on board, as the continuous shift to equality for all without gender imbalances has not been fully accepted in some communities, in both the socio – economic circles. However, the theme is aligned with the United Nation’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Adopted in 1995 at the Fourth world Conference on women in Beijing, China, the Beijing platform…

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HATS off to the WFP

HATS off to the WFP

Editorial Comment HATS off to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners and stakeholders for a stellar job in the continuing fight against poverty and the work towards attaining Food Security in Zimbabwe and the rest of the southern African region. Currently, Zimbabwe faces a race against time to feed a growing population already saddled with persistent droughts and coupled by an economy hit hard by inflation. The past and current farming seasons, in Zimbabwe, have been hit hard by droughts, rendering most farming communities and urban…

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