CHRA Wins Water Case Against Council

By Correspondent Harare City Council has agreed to urgently take concrete steps to improve the water situation during the lockdown period following an urgent chamber application by the Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA). The residents’ organisation had dragged Council to court, together with the Ministries of Finance, Health and Local Government, alleging that they had…

Coronavirus: The Testing Problem

By Correspondent Earlier this year, in February, twenty-four (24) countries in the African region confirmed to the World Health Organization (WHO) that they could test for potential COVID-19 cases. Only two weeks before that they were only two referral laboratories – one in South Africa and another in Senegal – capable of doing this. Zimbabwe…