Tag: Health

Suspended doctors to launch legal battle

Suspended doctors to launch legal battle

The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors’ Association (ZHDA) has vowed to challenge a decision by the Health Services Board (HSB) to suspend its executive members for three months without salaries. The doctors were accused of inciting fellow medical practitioners to go on strike and suspended pending disciplinary hearings. ZHDA president Fortune Nyamande, […]

Update: Zimbabwe presidency dismisses Mugabe heart attack rumour

Update: Zimbabwe presidency dismisses Mugabe heart attack rumour

A RUMOUR that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has suffered a heart attack is a “grim lie”, his spokesman George Charamba said on Thursday. The online news website Zim Eye (www.zimeye.net) published a letter on Tuesday saying the 91-year old leader Mugabe was “reported to have collapsed after suffering a heart attack […]

Mugabe’s health becomes an ‘annual story’ in Zimbabwe

Mugabe’s health becomes an ‘annual story’ in Zimbabwe

  IT happens every January in Zimbabwe: there’s fresh speculation that President Robert Mugabe may be ill. Locals say sensational reports about their leader’s health have become an annual event while the president is on his month’s leave. Rumours like this usually give officials in President Mugabe’s party the opportunity to tell the world […]

Zimbabwe declines comment on Mugabe health rumors

Zimbabwe declines comment on Mugabe health rumors

ZIMBABWE President Robert Mugabe’s spokesman declined to comment on Wednesday on rumors that the 91-year-old leader had suffered a heart attack, saying a response to the latest speculation about his health was “unnecessary”. Spokesman George Charamba’s response was to a text message sent by Reuters asking for an update on Mugabe’s […]