Monica Mutsvangwa

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Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All the schools were disinfected because as Government we are equally concerned with the safety of children. To that end, Government has mobilised $600 million for the procurement of personal protective equipment for pupils ahead of opening of schools. The lives of our pupils are very important and no one should be exposed to the disease hence we took those measures,” External link

herald Friday, September 18, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “You are important as young people, the young generation. You are the people who will put Zimbabwe in its rightful place. You are the people who will take this country far,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All travellers will be required to have a PCR Covid-19 clearance certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure, in line with WHO guidelines,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Despite the measures taken today to further open up the economy, the threat from COVID-19 is still real and citizens should continue to religiously adhere to the COVID-19 containment measures,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "In view of the reopening of schools for examination classes, the tourism and hospitality industry, and aviation sectors and the need to afford the working class Mutsvangwa said. time to attend gymnasia, Cabinet approved extension of business operating hours including those of gymnasia from 6:30am to 6:30pm" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In support of this service, the VID should resume its services. All employees in the tourism sector should com-ply with the COVID-19 regulations as is done in all other approved services," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “President Mnangagwa’s life has been one of unwavering, selfless dedication and humility, having taken up arms at a tender age to fight the unjust colonial system. By this act of self-sacrifice, he was not spared the pain and suffering that were the hallmark of every facet of the armed struggle that shaped our road to Independence and sovereignty. He went through capture, incarceration, life in prison, death row, and had a lucky escape from the hanging noose of the colonial settler regime” External link

herald Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Despite the measures taken today to further open up the economy, the threat from Covid-19 is still real and citizens should continue to religiously adhere to the Covid-19 containment measures," External link

news24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As we gradually open the economy, we need to remember that we are doing this while taking all necessary precautions to fight the invisible enemy, COVID-19. The easing of lockdown restrictions is not an indication that we have defeated this pandemic, but we are a nation seeking to balance between our economic interests and the protection of life,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Work is advanced in the preparations for the reopening of the Victoria Falls International Airport. This includes the assessment and staff training. The readiness of other ports of entry is under assessment and the nation will be advised,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As part of gradually opening the economy, the government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am-4.30pm to 6.30am-6.30pm” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Licensees who may sell liquor to customers for consumption on the premises during licensed hours include restaurants, airports, recreational park areas, houseboats, camps and caravan parks. Licensees that may sell liquor to customers for consumption on premises during licensed hours include casinos and theatres,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am to 4.30pm to 6.30am – 6.30pm," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am to 4.30pm to 6.30am – 6.30pm,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am to 4.30pm to 6.30am – 6.30pm,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Josiah Hungwe ) : “I have worked with Sen Hungwe for quite a long time and I have discovered that he got inspiration from his wife. He respects others, especially in the Senate. When discussing issues to do with women, he would rise and support any notion to do with women empowerment,” External link

herald Friday, September 11, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Josiah Hungwe ) : “We have witnessed love here through the attendance of people from various walks of life. It shows that Mai Hungwe was a warrior indeed,” External link

herald Friday, September 11, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The second republic introduced quite a number of reforms from the onset and we have been working hard to ensure we align Acts with the Constitution and reform the media. One of the reforms was to make sure that the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) is fully constituted in terms of the board and management," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa responded : "Let me assure you that the BAZ processes are above board and that they are following the statutes. The process will ensure that only the best applicants get the licences" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Broadcasting Services Amendments are before the Attorney General's Office and the process is moving simultaneously with the issuance of television licences, which should be completed before year end," "The selection will be done above board. We will make sure that the best gets the licence because the process will be fair" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Association ) : “Following representations from the Liquor Retailers’ Association, seeking permission for liquor retailers to commence operations, Cabinet resolved that operations could resume in line with Covid-19 regulations and on condition that no liquor is consumed at their premises,” External link

zimeye Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All travellers will be required to have a PCR Covid-19 clearance certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure, in line with WHO guidelines,” External link

zimeye Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Association ) : “Following representations from the Liquor Retailers’ Association, seeking permission for liquor retailers to commence operations, Cabinet resolved that operations could resume in line with Covid-19 regulations and on condition that no liquor is consumed at their premises,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Standard operating procedures have been put in place for the reopening of international and some domestic airports. The National Guidelines for Aviation Safety and Security have been developed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe to ensure the safety of travelers and airport staff," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Environmental Impact Assessment ) : “Mining on areas held by National Parks is banned with immediate effect. Steps are being undertaken to immediately cancel all mining titles held in National Parks,” “All riverbed alluvial and riverbed mining on rivers is banned with immediate effect, except on the Save and Angwa rivers where desiltation will be allowed under very strict conditions. All those holding mining concessions will be given a grace period to be announced, to obtain Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and State of Works Plan acceptance by the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This position will be strictly reinforced by the two ministries responsible for Mines and Environment,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Association ) : “Following representations from the Liquor Retailers’ Association, seeking permission for liquor retailers to commence operations, Cabinet resolved that operations could resume in line with Covid-19 regulations and on condition that no liquor is consumed at their premises,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All travellers will be required to have a PCR Covid-19 clearance certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure, in line with WHO guidelines,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : "Le COVID-19 a fait des ravages au sein de notre peuple, en particulier dans l'économie" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Mining on areas held by National Parks is banned with immediate effect. Steps are being undertaken to immediately cancel all mining titles held in National Parks" External link

news24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Returnees without certificates will proceed to a quarantine facility, where they will be tested and either discharged for self-quarantine or isolation, based on their status,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The schools opening dates are scheduled for 14 September 2020 for Cambridge examinations classes and 28 September 2020 for Zimsec examination classes,” “Cabinet approved that the Zimsec Examinations should start on 1 December, 2020. The ministry (of Primary and Secondary Education) is working closely with other ministries and stakeholders to guarantee the safety of pupils and staff during the examinations period” External link

insiderzim Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Huawei is a leading provider of cutting-edge technological solutions that will certainly drive the fourth industrial revolution," External link

peopledaily Friday, September 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We thank the good relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Zimbabwe, and we would like to move with you until we get Zimbabwe to where we want it to be," External link

peopledaily Friday, September 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Huawei is a leading provider of cutting-edge technological solutions that will certainly drive the fourth industrial revolution," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We thank the good relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Zimbabwe, and we would like to move with you until we get Zimbabwe to where we want it to be," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The objective of the proposed Bill is thus to have an all-encompassing legislation that addresses all sectors or areas of the youth, align it to the Constitution, as well as the domestication of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Sadc Declaration on Youth Development and Empowerment, ,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is absolutely nothing that should be misinterpreted from this agreement. It's very clear. It's not a form of land reform reversal. What Zimbabwe now want is agricultural productivity that's what we want," "So going forward the Government's priority in agriculture is to increase production and productivity through the collaborative efforts of all Zimbabweans. This include skills transfer from the former owners to the resettled farmers and the provision of an attractive land tenure system that will be supportive of increased levels of investment on our farms" External link

allafrica Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Fifteen stakeholders have submitted their inputs and another nine are expected to make their submissions shortly. Among those that were invited for inputs on the reopening of schools are the following: the Zimbabwe Visually Impaired Teachers’ Union and nine other teachers’ unions, the parliamentary portfolio committee on Education, the Association of School Development Committees, the Independent Colleges in Zimbabwe, the Private Schools Association of Zimbabwe, and the Association of Trust Schools,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is absolutely nothing that should be misinterpreted from this agreement. It's very clear. It's not a form of land reform reversal. What Zimbabwe now want is agricultural productivity that's what we want," "So going forward the Government's priority in agriculture is to increase production and productivity through the collaborative efforts of all Zimbabweans. This include skills transfer from the former owners to the resettled farmers and the provision of an attractive land tenure system that will be supportive of increased levels of investment on our farms" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : "Government is finalizing on modalities for the reopening of airports to support the resumption of the tourism sector," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding Primary and Secondary Education, Cabinet notes that based on on-going consultations with relevant stakeholders in that sector, the Ministry is continuing with its preparations for the re-opening of schools for the end of year 2020 final examination classes,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Most of these cases are managed at home and in isolation facilities. The national testing strategy however will continue to prioritise the testing of all health care workers and other frontline personnel, inclusive of public transport drivers,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is absolutely nothing that should be misinterpreted from this agreement. It’s very clear. It’s not a form of land reform reversal. What Zimbabwe now want is agricultural productivity that’s what we want,” “So going forward the Government’s priority in agriculture is to increase production and productivity through the collaborative efforts of all Zimbabweans. This include skills transfer from the former owners to the resettled farmers and the provision of an attractive land tenure system that will be supportive of increased levels of investment on our farms” External link

herald Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The schools opening dates are scheduled for 14 September 2020 for Cambridge examinations classes and 28 September 2020 for Zimsec examination classes,” “Cabinet approved that the Zimsec Examinations should start on 1 December, 2020. The ministry (of Primary and Secondary Education) is working closely with other ministries and stakeholders to guarantee the safety of pupils and staff during the examinations period” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet approved the resumption of the rest of tourism operations including boat operations,” “Government is finalising on modalities for the re-opening of airports to support the resumption of the tourism sector” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The plan is to start with the resumption of domestic flights and then move to international flights,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Instead they wallow in generalised and baseless accusations. (There is) absolutely no thread of evidence of so-called victims,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It will also allow Zimbabwe to, inter alia: work with other governments, regionally and internationally to combat doping, competition manipulation and corruption in sport by complying with the Olympic Charter, UNESCO Convention on the Elimination of Doping in Sport, Statute of the African Union Sports Council, among other global integrity guidelines in sport to which Zimbabwe is a signatory; and come up with an institutional framework to assist in the administration and management of athletes and athletes support personnel,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Diplomats accredited to Zimbabwe have a proper channel of communication through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host government as it is not a letter. Therefore, I have no comment other than to dismiss it” External link

newsday Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The revamping of the health system is expected to result in robust medical services. It is expected that the wide ranging reforms will transform the health sector by introducing systems that work in the national interest” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 28, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I'm not exonerating anyone because I don't know what they do, what deals they do but what I'm saying as people of this country, the assumption is that every Cabinet Minister is corrupt which is wrong," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet assures the public that the government is seized with improving working conditions for all its workers and is concerned by the high infection rate amongst frontline workers. Accordingly, the Ministry of Health and Child Care, with support from developing partners, is working on a combined fact finding exercise, and continues to train health workers in infection prevention and control,” “In relation to the reopening of schools for end-of-year examinations, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has developed a school by school database to track the level of preparedness for each and every primary and secondary school in terms of compliance with Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures that regulated the successful holding of the June 2020 mid-year examinations,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Training of village and community health workers is also underway in all districts. VHWs are vital to the country's health delivery system as they interface with communities on a day-to-day basis," "In the current COVID-19 context, their role has expanded beyond engaging communities in prevention and protective measures, to include detection and responses in containing the pandemic. To this end, their current training links them with local health facility staff and rapid response teams" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Experts have informed us that those who will win this war are those who adapt to the new normal which entails adopting the protective and preventative measures that curb the spread and transmission of COVID19," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Experts have informed us that those who will win this war are those who adapt to the new normal which entails adopting the protective and preventative measures that curb the spread and transmission of COVID19," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Let us not violate the movement restrictions that are in place to protect us and others as well as the wearing of masks in public places," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Experts have informed us that those who will win this war are those who adapt to the new normal which entails adopting the protective and preventive measures that curb the spread and transmission of COVID-19. This is a new normal. Let us all accept it and adapt our lifestyles to it," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa wrote : "Its (pastoral letter) evil message reeks with all the vice that have perennially hobbled the progress of Africa. It trumpets petty tribal feuds and narrow regionalist agenda. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 21, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa accused ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We all know that after the 2018 elections, the opposition MDC Alliance spoke about pouring sand (hamutongi tichadira jecha) on Mnangagwa's reign and this is a public message. They have not stopped," External link

allafrica Friday, August 21, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November and December,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Immigrants who are PCR negative on arrival will no longer be detained but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the rapid response teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres," External link

allafrica Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes that schools are continuing with their preparations for the re-opening of schools for final examination classes. The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November/December" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes that schools are continuing with their preparations for the re-opening of schools for final examination classes. The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November/December" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet has further directed that immigrants who are PCR-negative on arrival will no longer be detained, but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the rapid response teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “In this regard, Cabinet directed that the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education Innovation Science and Technology Development, through the National University of Science and Technology (Nust), works on the production of PCR Primers and Viral Transport media,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November/December,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Immigrants who are PCR negative on arrival will no longer be detained but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the rapid response teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres,” External link

herald Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet has further directed that immigrants who are PCR negative on arrival will no longer be detained but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the Rapid Response Teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres,” “Cabinet assures members of the public that measures are being put in place to ensure that health workers return to work, as the success of implementing the COVID-19 response is hinges on the availability of health staff. Acquisition of Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) for health workers and front liners is being prioritized” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is common knowledge that there is no Zimbabwean issue before the Sadc Organ on Politics, Defence and Security. Neither is there any such issue before the Sadc Summit. Definitely there is no such issue before the continental body, the African Union," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide," External link

arkansasonline Monday, August 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "His (Ndlovu's) transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades," External link

reuters-en Monday, August 17, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : “His transgressions acquire geopolitical dimensions as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades,” External link

thestandard-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "His [Ndlovu's] transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades," External link

aljazeera-en Sunday, August 16, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : “His (Ndlovu’s) transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades,” External link

news18 Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "His (Ndlovu's) transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades," External link

msn-uk Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa disse ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Suas transgressões (de Ndlovu) adquirem uma dimensão geopolítica como o principal sacerdote da agenda de mudança de regime que é a marca registrada das grandes potências ocidentais pós-imperiais nas últimas duas décadas" External link

uol Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

680news Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

digitaljournal Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

ABCnews Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

news24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

justiceinfo Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

afp-en Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “How do I comment on a decision by my principal? You heard it,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : "His transgressions acquire geopolitical dimensions as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major western powers for the last two decades," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "How do I comment on a decision by my principal? You heard it," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Bishop Conference ) : "The Government of Zimbabwe calls upon the Catholic congregation to ignore the specious pastoral letter. Bishop Christopher Ndlovu is leading a coterie of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops along the wrong path of bygone petty tribalism, narrow regionalism and the debunked and defeated racial antagonism. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "He (Archbishop Ndlovu) wants to posit as the leader of the righteous Ndebele minority by fanning the psychosis of tribal victimisation. Concurrently, he sows sins of collective guilt on the Shona majority. That way he seeks to numb the spirit of collective national vigilance against the known and proven enemies of the populace of Zimbabwe," "His transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Fellow Zimbabweans, Gukurahundi is indeed a dark spot in the tortuous task of nation building by Zimbabwe. The two parties of that needless chapter of history need to be hailed for seeking peace and unity as they avoided the abyss that could have been a full-blown civil war. Happily, we ended up with the 1987 Unity Accord" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "All said, there is no crisis in Zimbabwe which needs external intervention under established international treaties and conventions," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is common knowledge that there is no Zimbabwean issue before the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security. Neither is there one such issue before the SADC Summit (next week). Definitely there is no such issue before the continental body, the African Union. All said, there is no crisis in Zimbabwe which needs external intervention under established international treaties and conventions," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is common knowledge that there is no Zimbabwean issue before the Sadc organ on politics, defence and security," "Neither is there one such issue before the Sadc Summit. Definitely, there is no such issue before the continental body, the African Union" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 14, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This was at the peer-to-peer level of brotherly Heads of State of two sister nations that enjoy excellent diplomatic bilateral relations. The envoys brought in their message, which was duly delivered to the host President. In return they received a briefing from President ED Mnangagwa. The reciprocal messages are the property of the leaders and it is their prerogative as to how they can be handled or disseminated,” External link

herald Friday, August 14, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We decided that we need to take maximum precaution to contain the spread of the virus. The rate of local transmission is a cause for concern and as Government we cannot take any chances. We are mindful that these holidays cannot be postponed that is why in addition to the President’s address, there will be a lot of activities on the national broadcaster, ZBC, to honour our heroes and defence forces,” External link

herald Monday, August 10, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : “I am sorry this is a lot of nonsense. Empirical evidence have shown that it is abuse of mobile money platforms by dominant mobile networks and money-laundering through the stock exchange,” “Statutory instruments against these two institutions have had a dramatic impact on the economy. Neither the stock exchange nor the mobile money platforms are owned by a politburo member. I have no respect for patent falsehoods masquerading as political and economic analysts” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Treasury has allocated Harare $10 million, Bulawayo $6 million and Chitungwiza $2,5 million for the COVID-19 teams especially for rapid response teams,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : "I am sorry this is a lot of nonsense. Empirical evidence have shown that it is abuse of mobile money platforms by dominant mobile networks and money-laundering through the stock exchange," "Statutory instruments against these two institutions have had a dramatic impact on the economy. Neither the stock exchange nor the mobile money platforms are owned by a politburo member. I have no respect for patent falsehoods masquerading as political and economic analysts" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Covid-19 is real and it will wipe us if we are not careful,” External link

herald Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Treasury has allocated Harare ZWL$10 million, Bulawayo ZWL$6 million and Chitungwiza ZWL$2.5 million for the COVID19 teams especially for Rapid Response Teams,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Our hero will be buried tomorrow at 2pm and it will be strictly for a few people," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 31, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes, with concern, that the on-going strike in the health sector is negatively affecting the national Covid-19 response. More nurses will be urgently recruited from the available pool of qualified nurses, while processes to resolve those on industrial action continue. " External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to expand testing and contact tracing in hotspot areas, the Ministry of Health and Child Care has established 32 Rapid Response Teams in Harare and Bulawayo," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “By December 1978, his charges set ablaze fuel tanks in Salisbury an act of exceptional valour culminating in the publication of pictures of a demoralised and dejected Ian Smith,” External link

herald Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The existing Legal Practitioners Act provides for the appointment of two members of the Legal Education Council from nominations made by only the University of Zimbabwe's Faculty of Law Board. This is not representative of all the key institutions offering legal education in Zimbabwe, since the country has other universities offering law degrees. The Bill will, therefore, amend section 36 of the Act to provide for two members of the Legal Education Council to be appointed from a list of nominees submitted Zimbabwean Universities with Law Faculties," "This will enable the Council to make fully informed decisions on the training requirements of lawyers in Zimbabwe, among other matters" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to control the spike in the number of Covid-19 confirmed cases and deaths, Cabinet further agreed on the immediate implementation of the following practical measures: (a) that Covid-19 hotspots shall be quickly analysed with a view to implementing stricter lockdown measures so as to ensure behavioural change towards the disease in the areas; (b) that holding of virtual meetings shall be enhanced and that all Ministry staff reporting for duty shall be tested before assuming duty, while the outgoing group of workers is tested before leaving and upon return," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The virtual celebrations will take place over a period of two (2) weeks and covered by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Services (ZBC)-TV, which will extensively feature the Zimbabwe Defence Force's exploits, community assistance projects and the Defence Forces Medical Outreach Programme," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We are at a time where we speak more of how many of our loved ones have passed on than how many have tested positive. This is not an easy time for the nation. Each one of us has a critical role to play in the battle that is before us. The Inter Ministerial Taskforce continues to make preparation so that we can deal with the eye of the storm," External link

allafrica Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Those who had started writing examinations will be allowed to complete them, while those who had not started their examinations will have them deferred,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “The Virtual celebrations will take place over a period of two (2) weeks and covered by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Services (ZBC)-TV, which will extensively feature the Zimbabwe Defence Force’s exploits, community assistance projects and the Defence Forces Medical Outreach Programme” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The official communication of Covid-19 test results to all publics is the sole responsibility of the Secretary for Health and Child Care. This is in order to prevent what the World Health Organisation calls ‘infordemics’, which is an excess amount of information concerning a problem which makes solutions difficult,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are at a time where we speak more of how many of our loved ones have passed on than how many have tested positive. This is not an easy time for the nation. Each one of us has a critical role to play in the battle that is before us. The Inter Ministerial Taskforce continues to make preparation so that we can deal with the eye of the storm,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The recent lockdown restrictions issued by the President seek to arrest the spread of the virus through a raft of measures among them, restricting gatherings," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "What the Government did through President Mnangagwa was to first quickly pronounce it a national disaster and put together an inter-ministerial taskforce to make sure that we up our game in terms of response to this disease," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “President Mnangagwa and his government are fully apprised on this evil agenda and devilish machinations. We will keep the course of re-engagement while safeguarding the nation from a slide to chaos,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 27, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Many other journalists have reported extensively on corruption, but none of them have been arrested for publishing the same. It is therefore false to state that no action has been taken against the corrupt individuals fingered by Hopewell’s exposé” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 27, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "President Mnangagwa and his government are fully apprised on this evil agenda and devilish machinations. We will keep the course of re-engagement while safeguarding the nation from a slide to chaos," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 27, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Many other journalists have reported extensively on corruption, but none of them have been arrested for publishing the same. It is therefore false to state that no action has been taken against the corrupt individuals fingered by Hopewell’s exposé” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 27, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The recent lockdown restrictions issued by the President seek to arrest the spread of the virus through a raft of measures among them, restricting gatherings,” External link

herald Monday, July 27, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “What the Government did through President Mnangagwa was to first quickly pronounce it a national disaster and put together an inter-ministerial taskforce to make sure that we up our game in terms of response to this disease,” External link

herald Monday, July 27, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "even after Zimbabwe's independent Judiciary had delivered its verdict on the duo's bail application, a senior member of the US administration issued a very derogatory and undiplomatic statement against the Government of Zimbabwe, showing condescending disrespect to a sovereign country" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Jacob Ngarivhuma ) : "The Zimbabwean Government has denied Hopewell Chin'ono and Jacob Ngarivhume their freedom while the corrupt remain free. When will the Government uphold the people's Constitutional rights to freedom of political expression and freedom of the press?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about President Trump ) : "Since coming into office as leader of the New Dispensation, His Excellency President Mnangagwa has provided a favourable working environment for media practitioners to conduct their business unfettered," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : "As a result of those investigations, several arrests were made. The most prominent of those arrested was the former Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo, who was charged and relieved of his duties as Minister of Health and Child Care," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa asked : "The begging question is why call for a violent uprising in the midst of a raging and ravaging Covid-19 (outbreak)?" External link

news24 Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa asked : "The begging question is why call for a violent uprising in the midst of a raging and ravaging COVID-19 (outbreak)?" External link

pulse Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “For the avoidance of doubt, Chin’ono was not abducted and was not arrested for writing about corruption, but for using his social media accounts to incite the overthrow of the government,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa asked : "The begging question is why call for a violent uprising in the midst of a raging and ravaging COVID-19 (outbreak)?" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The empowered sub-national entities will be supervised through policies and Acts of Parliament which are consistent with the Constitution. Consequently, some sections of the Constitution will be amended and the enabling legislation aligned to the Constitution,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : "The taskforce directed that only those civil servants who were approved by the Public Service Commission to provide essential service should report for work, with the rest remaining in lockdown. The taskforce also received a presentation on the distribution of local positive cases across the country, which cannot be linked to an identifiable source. While these positive cases are dotted throughout the country, they are mostly concentrated in Bulawayo and Harare" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following the recorded infection at the Chinhoyi University of Technology and in line with the guidelines for the re-opening of universities and colleges, the taskforce resolved that the said institution undertake all necessary and sensible steps to close," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The country remains under lockdown and as such the Government continues to provide food to the vulnerable in our communities and also to those who have been severely economically affected by this lockdown," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : “The taskforce directed that only those civil servants who were approved by the Public Service Commission to provide essential service should report for work, with the rest remaining in lockdown. The taskforce also received a presentation on the distribution of local positive cases across the country, which cannot be linked to an identifiable source. While these positive cases are dotted throughout the country, they are mostly concentrated in Bulawayo and Harare” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Following the recorded infection at the Chinhoyi University of Technology and in line with the guidelines for the re-opening of universities and colleges, the taskforce resolved that the said institution undertake all necessary and sensible steps to close,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The country remains under lockdown and as such the Government continues to provide food to the vulnerable in our communities and also to those who have been severely economically affected by this lockdown,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : “The taskforce directed that only those civil servants who were approved by the Public Service Commission to provide essential service should report for work, with the rest remaining in lockdown. The taskforce also received a presentation on the distribution of local positive cases across the country, which cannot be linked to an identifiable source. While these positive cases are dotted throughout the country, they are mostly concentrated in Bulawayo and Harare” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Following the recorded infection at the Chinhoyi University of Technology and in line with the guidelines for the re-opening of universities and colleges, the taskforce resolved that the said institution undertake all necessary and sensible steps to close,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The country remains under lockdown and as such the Government continues to provide food to the vulnerable in our communities and also to those who have been severely economically affected by this lockdown,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is a project that was very close to my heart because I grew up here. The programme is aimed at providing equal learning opportunities between rural and urban students. The rural project also benefits 36 households. The project has a 25-year guarantee and will power three schools,” External link

zbc Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet is disturbed by the spike in Covid-19 locally transmitted cases and the number of deaths recorded. To curb the increase in transmissions as well as deaths from Covid-19 the following measures were adopted; that the current lockdown restrictions will be tightened while localised lockdowns are introduced in hotspot areas and further opening up of the economy is halted, that testing in communities with high cases of local transmission such as Bulawayo will be increased, that the reopening of schools shall be deferred pending a review of the situation while the writing of public examinations continues,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “To curb the increase in transmissions as well as deaths from Covid-19, the following measures were adopted: that the current lockdown restrictions will be tightened, while localised lockdowns are introduced in hotspot areas and further opening up of the economy is halted, that testing in communities with high cases of local transmission such as Bulawayo will be increased, that reopening of schools shall be deferred pending a review of the situation, while the writing of public examinations continues,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Province ) : “Cabinet further noted with concern that some members of some religious sects have gathered in their numbers in Manicaland Province for their yearly retreat, in contravention of COVID-19 regulations that prohibit gatherings of more than fifty (50) people. This poses high risk to the spread of COVID-19. Accordingly, Cabinet directed that the gathering should disperse forthwith,” External link

zbc Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is disturbed by the spike in COVID-19 locally transmitted cases and the number of deaths," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This poses high risk to the spread of Covid-19. Accordingly, Cabinet directed that the gathering should disperse forthwith,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 15, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our vigilance should be the same level as it was on Day 1. Let us not run out of steam,” External link

zbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In light of the increased positive cases that are being recorded, efforts are being channelled to resource medical facilities that will deal with Covid-19 cases. As such, 13 foreign trained Zimbabwean doctors and members have been appointed and they are to assume duty starting from today, July 13 2020,” External link

zbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our vigilance should be the same level as it was on Day 1. Let us not run out of steam,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In light of the increased positive cases that are being recorded, efforts are being channelled to resource medical facilities that will deal with Covid-19 cases. As such, 13 foreign trained Zimbabwean doctors and members have been appointed and they are to assume duty starting from today, July 13 2020,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our infection numbers are rising and so are our death rates. This translates into an increased risk,” External link

insiderzim Monday, July 13, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “While government can tell you to wear your masks, wash and sanitize your hands, travel when it is absolutely necessary and maintain social distancing, it is up to each and every one of us to practice these measures. As a nation, we carry the collective responsibility of fighting this pandemic,” “Each time you venture into public spaces without properly wearing your mask, each time you shake hands, and each time you venture into crowded spaces you are increasing your risk of infection. We have to adapt to a new normal which will minimize our risk of being infected” External link

insiderzim Monday, July 13, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabweans, we are in the midst of an existential threat. Any political posturing is not helpful. We, therefore, call upon public figures and political players to act responsibly with the safety of Zimbabweans in mind. Any call for mass action at this time is an unnecessary stoking of infection risk to the nation. This country cannot afford adventurism in the midst of this threat to our very existence," External link

allafrica Monday, July 13, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is in view of this heightened increment in infection cases that I urge the public to continue to adhere to the lockdown regulations and practise preventative and protective behaviour. Government is urging each one of us against complacency,” External link

zbc Friday, July 10, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are in the midst of an existential threat. Any political posturing is not helpful. We, therefore, call upon public figures and political players to act responsibly with the safety of Zimbabweans in mind. Any call for mass action at this time is an unnecessary stoking of infection risk to the nation,” External link

zbc Friday, July 10, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is in view of this heightened increment in infection cases that I urge the public to continue to adhere to the lockdown regulations and practise preventative and protective behaviour. Government is urging each one of us against complacency,” External link

herald Friday, July 10, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are in the midst of an existential threat. Any political posturing is not helpful. We therefore call upon public figures and political players to act responsibly with the safety of Zimbabweans in mind. Any call for mass action at this time is an unnecessary stoking of infection risk to the nation,” External link

herald Friday, July 10, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Befittingly the monument will be located at the intersection of Samora Machel Avenue and Julius Nyerere Way. Work has already started and is being implemented by an inter-agency team which is supervised by Honourable Vice President Chiwenga. The Agencies are drawn from the Ministries of Transport and Infrastructural Development; Local Government and Public Works; and Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage. Civil works and fabrication are already in progress, while the statue is already being moulded by a Zimbabwean artist. Construction is expected to be completed within two months,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following the adoption of the Comprehensive National Agricultural Land Audit, government made the decision that the issuance of tenure documents will be expedited, married beneficiaries will be given joint tenure documents to protect spouses on land ownership, the 255 abandoned land units and 112 vacant land units will be reallocated to deserving applicants, and that the 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "According to the new guidelines, people with symptoms will now spend a minimum of 13 days in isolation and a minimum of 10 days for asymptomatic patients instead of the 21 days following two (2) consecutive negative PCR results that are 24 hours apart. Patients who continue to test positive are presently not being discharged," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following the adoption of the Comprehensive National Agricultural Land Audit, government made the decision that the issuance of tenure documents will be expedited, married beneficiaries will be given joint tenure documents to protect spouses on land ownership, the 255 abandoned land units and 112 vacant land units will be reallocated to deserving applicants, and that the 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "According to the new guidelines, people with symptoms will now spend a minimum of 13 days in isolation and a minimum of 10 days for asymptomatic patients instead of the 21 days following two (2) consecutive negative PCR results that are 24 hours apart. Patients who continue to test positive are presently not being discharged," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “That 24 farms under multiple farm ownership will be withdrawn and re-allocated to deserving applicants. That 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Following the adoption of the Comprehensive National Agricultural Land Audit, government made the decision that the issuance of tenure documents will be expedited, married beneficiaries will be given joint tenure documents to protect spouses on land ownership, the 255 abandoned land units and 112 vacant land units will be reallocated to deserving applicants, and that the 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “According to the new guidelines, people with symptoms will now spend a minimum of 13 days in isolation and a minimum of 10 days for asymptomatic patients instead of the 21 days following two (2) consecutive negative PCR results that are 24 hours apart. Patients who continue to test positive are presently not being discharged,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Work has already started and is being implemented by an inter-agency team which is supervised by Honourable Vice President Chiwenga,” External link

zbc Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government recognises the current challenges being experienced by commuters to reach different destinations to attend to their essential needs. The taskforce has therefore resolved to scientifically consider a measured and responsible process of resuming inter-city travel. This will be announced next week after interrogation of the request by the appropriate sub-committee,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have learnt a lot. We have seen the results of education 5.0 with our own eyes. This is impressive. It’s going to take this country very far,” External link

zbc Friday, July 3, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “In the tourism and hospitality sector, requests for variations of operating conditions in respect of restaurant operators and to re-open safari operations for local hunting only and national parks were granted. Restaurants will now be allowed to serve sit-in meals at 50 percent of the restaurant’s sitting capacity,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “These measures include the following; allocation of designated Zupco buses for the affected health workers, provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment for maternity, child and reproductive health services, inclusive of community health workers and strengthening of support system to enable health workers in maternity wards and theatres to work full shifts,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Returnees are also being issued with Covid-19 booklets in languages of their choice upon admission into quarantine facilities as part of an awareness programme to contain the spread of the disease in the facilities,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Under the cash transfers to the informal sector members affected by COVID-19, the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare has paid cushioning allowances to a total of 197 000 people. The target is to reach one million beneficiaries” External link

newsday Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We approach labour issues in Zimbabwe along the similar lines. Our labour laws apply to each and every employer and worker. We never invoke origin of nationality in their application,” “That is why the Chinese Embassy had the confidence to implore Zimbabwe to handle the Midlands gold mine shooting as an ordinary crime. Any incidental malfeasance in the employee-employer domain has absolutely no bearing in our sound bilateral relations with any nation, be it China, USA, UK or South Africa among all others” External link

zbc Friday, June 26, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government notes with concern that there are some sections of the market that are rejecting bond notes and coins. Notes inscribed ‘bond notes’ are being rejected in preference for those inscribed ‘dollars.’ Government, through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, will be substituting bond notes with new notes through a gradual process,” External link

herald Friday, June 26, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have also brought in stakeholders such as traditional leaders as part of measures to disseminate information. We have also established a toll-free call centre where one can call to get information and ask questions in a language of his or her choice,” External link

herald Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I do not have a list of apologies, therefore, I cannot answer that question,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Ministry of Health and Child Care will conduct a three-week survey beginning 29 June to determine the level of Covid-19 infection in our populace. The exercise will entail national cross sectional sero-epidemiological survey in the estimated sample size of about 2 000 households (average size of five members per household) across the nation," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I do not have a list of apologies, therefore, I cannot answer that question, " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about John Deere ) : “The John Deere equipment supply facility is set to be launched by His Excellency the President on Thursday June 25, 2020,” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about John Mangudya ) : “Government notes with concern that there are some sections of the market that are rejecting bond notes and coins. Notes inscribed ‘bond notes’ are being rejected in preference for those inscribed ‘dollars.’ Government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development will be substituting bond notes with new notes through a gradual process,” “In the meantime Government advises the public that the $2 and $5 bond notes are still legal tender in this country and therefore calls upon the business sector not to reject them. As just been announced by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr John Mangudya, all business owners, shopkeepers, tuck shop owners and even individuals are free to exchange the bond notes with new notes through their banks” External link

herald Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “And we are still telling our people to stay at home, and only go out there when it is very important,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We are also making sure to prevent gatherings. The President has announced that we are still at Level Two, which still prohibits big gatherings, beyond 50 people. As much as our President has opened the economy to make sure that industry operates, we still have to make sure that we do adhere to the containment measures, otherwise the disease will spread. And we are still telling our people to stay at home, and only go out there when it is very important," "What the police is doing is in line with what the taskforce has put in place and we are all singing from the same hymn book. If there are particular cases being referred to, we would be interested as a ministry to get that information so that we can deal with that particular case. Otherwise we still stand with the containment measures of level two," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to cater for the re-opening of schools, which will see learners, teaching and non-teaching staff commuting to and from schools, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development is developing guidelines that will assist schools in their preparations for operation as well as intercity passenger transport services,” External link

zbc Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to cater for the re-opening of schools, which will see learners, teaching and non-teaching staff commuting to and from schools, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development is developing guidelines that will assist schools in their preparations for operation as well as inter-city passenger transport services,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “These essentials included personal protective equipment such as aprons, face masks and theatre gowns; supplies for the screening of Covid-19 such as infrared thermometers and disinfection materials such as knapsack sprayers. There has been no need for medications and drugs used to treat Covid-19 patients thus far, however, our medical facilities have to be ready to administer treatment to severe and critical Covid-19 cases,” “This past week, drugs that were identified in the treatment of Covid-19, Hydroxychloroquine, which was locally produced, and Alpha Interferon, which was sourced from Cuba, were distributed to provincial and central hospitals. Another primary drug, which is used in treating symptoms through lowering fevers and pain, paracetamol, is being locally manufactured. I am pleased to announce that the nation now has the following stocks of pharmaceuticals: 20 million paracetamol tablets, 20 000 paracetamol syrup, 755 000 Vitamin C and 420 000 chloroquine tablets” External link

herald Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabwe is a predominantly Christian nation even though all religions find a home here. It is because of this fact that His Excellency, President Mnangagwa has seen it appropriate to bring everyone in one accord, praying and meditating on the challenges which face us as a nation because of Covid-19. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I have one message of assurance," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 12, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decision to reopen schools on July 28, 2020 does not affect the June examinations which are to be held from June 29 to July 22, 2020 as initially proposed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In line with His Excellency the President’s decision that schools should start re-opening, Cabinet resolved that the re-opening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020 to allow the Primary and Secondary Education ministry to engage Treasury and other stakeholders to mobilise for provision of adequate resources,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to curtail the prevalence of people absconding from quarantine centres, Cabinet agreed that identification/travel documents be collected from returnees on arrival and returned to them at the end of the quarantine period,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In line with His Excellency the President’s decision that schools should start re-opening, Cabinet resolved that the re-opening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020 to allow the Primary and Secondary Education ministry to engage Treasury and other stakeholders to mobilise for provision of adequate resources,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to curtail the prevalence of people absconding from quarantine centres, Cabinet agreed that identification/travel documents be collected from returnees on arrival and returned to them at the end of the quarantine period,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In line with His Excellency the President's decision that schools should start re-opening, Cabinet resolved that the re-opening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020 to allow the Primary and Secondary Education ministry to engage Treasury and other stakeholders to mobilise for provision of adequate resources," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to curtail the prevalence of people absconding from quarantine centres, Cabinet agreed that identification/travel documents be collected from returnees on arrival and returned to them at the end of the quarantine period," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Noting that not everyone who is Covid-19 positive has a conducive self-isolation home, Cabinet resolved that some asymptomatic Covid-19 cases be placed in isolation centres that are not hospitals," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is heartening to note that the University of Zimbabwe is manufacturing a four-layer mask, which is the most optimum one and recommended by the World Health Organisation," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The number of those who have recovered from the disease has increased from the previously reported twenty-nine (29) to forty-six (46), while the number of deaths remains at four (4). The number of active cases is now two hundred and thirty-seven (237),” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet resolved that the reopening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020, to allow the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to engage Treasury and other stakeholders or partners to mobilise for the provision of adequate resources,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decision to reopen schools on July 28, 2020, does not affect the June examinations, which are to be held from June 29 to July 22, 2020, as initially proposed,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decision to re-open schools on the 28th of July does not affect the June examinations which are to be held from 29 June to 22nd July 2020 as initially proposed,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In view of the risk of transmission posed by truckers and returnees, the following measures have been put in place to reduce the said risk: The increased enforcement through joint roadblocks in order to flush out rogue truck drivers so that they are penalised if they are contravening lockdown regulations and simplified educational materials are to be distributed to truckers so that they familiarise themselves with regulations guiding their stay in the country,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We want to thank the President Mnangagwa who created this platform so that the business and Government can actually talk together. The meeting was very candid and was looking at the state of the economy," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This (platform) has been created by the President who really wants all Zimbabweans to come on board to talk about issues which take the country forward. We learnt a lot. The presentations were very good, very candid, and I think we all benefited immensely from the discussions," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We want to thank the President Mnangagwa who created this platform so that the business and Government can actually talk together. The meeting was very candid and was looking at the state of the economy,” External link

herald Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This (platform) has been created by the President who really wants all Zimbabweans to come on board to talk about issues which take the country forward. We learnt a lot. The presentations were very good, very candid, and I think we all benefited immensely from the discussions,” External link

herald Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Plumtree and Beitbridge general hospitals are almost ready and are awaiting the installation of medical equipment" External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “Cabinet agreed that henceforth Zupco buses increase their carrying capacity subject to mandatory temperature testing, wearing of masks by passengers and the buses being sanitised after every trip,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The specific objectives of the National Trade Policy and the National Export Strategy include promoting the diversification of export products and markets to increase the national export of goods by at least 10 percent annually from US$4,5 billion in 2018 to US$7 billion in 2023, to improve the balance of trade position by at least 10 percent annually, and to improve Zimbabwe’s ranking on the World Bank’s Trading Across Borders Distance to. Frontiers Index from 54,34 percentage points in 2018 to 65 percentage points in 2023 and 75 percentage points in 2030,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "With regards to education, Cabinet noted the detailed operational plan put in place by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education that was developed in consultation with stakeholders," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “On a related matter, Cabinet was advised that President Mnangagwa would tour some export-oriented industries in Chimanimani and Chipinge on Friday morning,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The Trade Policy and Exports Strategy acknowledges the need to promote mutually beneficial trade with external parties, while simultaneously taking into account the challenges that impact on local industry as well as the country’s bilateral, regional and multilateral obligations,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The decommissioning of schools as quarantine centres in preparation for their eventual re-opening is progressing in earnest. All provinces have identified alternative quarantine centres" External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decommissioning of schools as quarantine centres in preparation for their eventual re-opening is progressing in earnest. All provinces have identified alternative quarantine centres” External link

herald Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The nation is therefore reminded that Coronavirus is in our midst and our numbers are rising. It is not advisable to be in large crowds where one is exposed. Government, together with Harare City Council is working on plans to decongest Mbare Musika through decentralization, as was the case in the decentralization of the Tobacco Auction Floors,” External link

zbc Monday, June 1, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The review of the lockdown is under President Mnangagwa’s purview and he is going to do so when he addresses the nation” External link

zimeye Monday, June 1, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The review of the lockdown is under President Mnangagwa’s purview and he is going to do so when he addresses the nation” External link

herald Monday, June 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It has been the government's position that security be heightened so that we reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Government is even working on introducing drones so that we increase security measures in border areas," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa alleged : "It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals and can be attributed to speculative tendencies," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals and can be attributed to speculative tendencies," "The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will announce measures which should see the situation stabilising in due course," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : "Nous avons pu contenir la pandémie de COVID-19 avec l'aide de la Chine" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, May 29, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The minister of Finance and … governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will announce measures which should see the situation stabilising in due course,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 29, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There has been a lot of progress in terms of deepening cooperation between African countries and China," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 29, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "exploit these for the good of our people," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 29, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have been able to contain the COVID-19 pandemic with the help from China," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 29, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The latest cases have largely been imported through returnees mainly from South Africa and Botswana. Only one case of local transmission has been recorded,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Cabinet resolved that funding for construction of boarder roads, procurement of drones and other related technical equipment, in order to enable enforcement agents to effectively monitor the country’s boarders will be prioritised,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rates fluctuations, are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals. This can be attributed to speculative tendencies. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank will announce measures which will see the situation stabilising in due course,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rates fluctuations, are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals. This can be attributed to speculative tendencies. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank will announce measures which will see the situation stabilising in due course,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rates fluctuations, are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals. This can be attributed to speculative tendencies. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank will announce measures which will see the situation stabilising in due course," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Currently, most of the institutions are being used as quarantine centres," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is illegal for anyone to harbour any returnees who have not gone through the proper repatriation procedures and health screening. Let me take this opportunity to urge each and every one of us to do the right thing where preventative and protective measures are concerned,” External link

herald Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We want to thank you so much for what you have been doing to make sure that Zimbabwe feels that it is not alone. We are a small economy. With the impact of illegal sanctions on our country, it will not be possible for Zimbabwe to go through this alone," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “The Minister of Finance and Economic Development (Professor Mthuli Ncube) reported that revenue collections for the first quarter of 2020 amounted to $14,18 billion, exceeding the targeted revenue of $12,81 billion by 10,67 percent,” “That $4,75 billion was spent on employment costs as at 31 March, 2020, against the target of $3,96 billion and that social spending amounted to $1, 25 billion against a target of $1,6 billion” External link

zimeye Monday, May 25, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet further agreed as follows, that suitable designated facilities be identified for the purpose of quarantining ex-convicts and other persons manifesting violent behaviour, alternative quarantine centres be identified to pave way for the opening of educational institutions and that modalities be put in place to ensure a blended e-learning system that benefits all learners in the country, including those from the rural areas,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 22, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The arrangement will see the introduction of three shifts as follows: 7am-1pm; 1pm-7pm; and 7pm-7am. Under this arrangement, all nurses will report for duty every week for three days followed by four days off,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 22, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet further agreed as follows: that suitable designated facilities be identified for the purpose of quarantining ex-convicts and other persons manifesting violent behavior; that alternative quarantine centers be identified to pave way for the opening of educational institutions,” “That modalities be put in place to ensure a blended e-learning system that benefits all learners in the country, including those from the rural areas; and that orders for the procurement of critical hospital equipment for the refurbished major health facilities be urgently placed with suppliers” External link

zbc Friday, May 22, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The successful implementation of this new strategy will be anchored on the provision of additional and consistent transport as well as adequate PPEs for all workers including nurses,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I would also like to inform you that the Covid-19, 24-hour Command Centre has been operationalised and is being spearheaded by the Civil Protection Unit,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government would like to thank the Chinese Government for seconding a team of 12 medical experts who will assist in the fight against Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Let me take this opportunity to commend Zimbabweans who are cooperating with law enforcement and implementation agents in order to ensure that the nation’s containment measures are implemented,” “We are in this together, and a collective effort is crucial to winning this fight against Covid-19” External link

zimeye Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I would also like to inform you that the Covid-19, 24-hour Command Centre has been operationalised and is being spearheaded by the Civil Protection Unit,” External link

herald Friday, May 15, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government would like to thank the Chinese Government for seconding a team of 12 medical experts who will assist in the fight against Covid-19,” External link

herald Friday, May 15, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Let me take this opportunity to commend Zimbabweans who are cooperating with law enforcement and implementation agents in order to ensure that the nation’s containment measures are implemented,” “We are in this together, and a collective effort is crucial to winning this fight against Covid-19” External link

herald Friday, May 15, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet resolved that returnees who offer to pay for themselves be allowed to do so on condition that the facility is secure and subject to inspection by health and security officials and that reputable and established companies be contracted to supply Covid-19 materials,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that such unscrupulous business elements are sifted out,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that such unscrupulous business elements are sifted out,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “An increase in the smuggling of second-hand clothes into the country through border posts with Mozambique such as Mt Selinda and Sango poses unprecedented danger of spreading Covid-19 by to those who wear them,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, May 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Last year we were faced with the Cyclone Idai disaster and we saw a positive response to the calamity and similarly we are seeing yet another heartfelt response to Covid-19 pandemic and this is exactly what President Emmerson Mnangagwa is encouraging. Nothing is too little, every donation, every hand out is a drop in the bucket and together we will fill it. So we still call for such generosity we are receiving from individuals, corporates, and international development partners and even from the diaspora…. ,” External link

zbc Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “To date, we are cautiously in low figures (and) as I was giving figures to the nation yesterday, (Thursday) we are still at 34. Those are the ones who have been found to be confirmed cases of Covid-19 and for the last seven days it has remained at 34,” External link

herald Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We keep on telling our people that it’s important to wash our hands even where we don’t have sanitisers, let us wash our hands with soap thoroughly. Where we don’t have soap, let’s use even ashes to wash our hands,” External link

herald Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to ensure availability of staff at all health institutions, Government suspends the collective bargaining agreement on flexi-hours for the health sector given that the State, in the stimulus package, offered to waive taxation for all health workers for the next six months," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “Cabinet noted with concern that the apparent increase in the smuggling of second-hand clothes into the country through border posts such as Mt Selinda and Sango poses an unprecedented danger of contracting COVID-19 by those who wear them,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted with concern the surging in prices of basic goods despite the recently agreed price moratorium by all the stakeholders," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Statutory Instrument 99 of 2020 requires companies in the commercial and industrial sectors which are opening for the first time during the period of lockdown to have all their employees tested for the Covid-19 virus using the rapid results test,” “This is a condition precedent. It has since transpired that companies are experiencing difficulties in accessing the rapid results test kits for testing their employees” External link

zbc Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Statutory Instrument 99 of 2020 requires companies in the commercial and industrial sectors which are opening for the first time during the period of lockdown to have all their employees tested for the Covid-19 virus using the rapid results test,” “This is a condition precedent. It has since transpired that companies are experiencing difficulties in accessing the rapid results test kits for testing their employees” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet noted with concern the surging in prices of basic goods despite the recently agreed price moratorium by all the stakeholders,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet noted with concern the surging in prices of basic goods despite the recently agreed price moratorium by all the stakeholders,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As the total lockdown, Level 4, came to an end, the obtaining situation on the ground showed that Zimbabwe was yet to meet the conditions for lifting the lockdown that had been announced by the World Health Organisation (WHO),” External link

zimeye Monday, May 4, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As the total lockdown, Level 4, came to an end, the obtaining situation on the ground showed that Zimbabwe was yet to meet the conditions for lifting the lockdown that had been announced by the World Health Organisation (WHO),” External link

zimeye Monday, May 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Pertaining to re-engaging the West, Cabinet was informed that the Ministry (of Foreign Affairs and International Trade) will continue to re-engage the EU and the USA until sanctions are totally removed," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “That both residential and commercial properties be afforded a moratorium on evictions in respect to applicable lease obligations due for the period from April to the end of the lockdown, including the payment of rentals due to those months” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Further measures taken include the following, that His Excellency the President consider promulgation of Presidential Regulations to give relief to both tenants and landlords during the lockdown period. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Of these tests, 31 were confirmed positive cases, inclusive of five recoveries and four deaths. In order to reach the testing target, the joint testing teams will immediately conduct tests in all the provinces," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The setting up of isolation facilities at Rowa Training Centre and Vhuti High School for those entering the country using the Forbes Border Post, and Kariba and Chirundu Border Posts, respectively. The drilling of 13 boreholes at priority centres identified by Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution, including one at Wilkins Hospital and two at Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital; and the disbursement by Treasury of $667 million of the budgeted $758 million towards the fight against Covid-19," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Peter Johns ) : "On behalf of the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, I want to express heartfelt condolences to the Johns family, friends and media fraternity at large during this difficult time. DJ Peter Johns' mark on Zimbabwe's radio will forever be etched in the annals of history. May his soul rest in peace," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Peter Johns ) : “DJ Peter Johns’ mark on Zimbabwe’s radio will forever be etched in the annals of history. May his soul rest in peace,” External link

zbc Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The identification of isolation centres across the country has been completed and work is at various stages to ensure that these medical facilities are ready to receive and handle severe and critical cases when the need arises. Isolation centres are located in administrative districts in the Provinces," External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There was no donation from the Namibian government,” External link

namibian Saturday, April 25, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “They told me that they are going to visit this area to make sure that it is disinfected and that people in this village are conscientised on the need to up their hygienic practices. Even the MP for the area was very worried and is equally seized with the matter,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “They told me that they are going to visit this area to make sure that it is disinfected and that people in this village are conscientised on the need to up their hygienic practices. Even the MP for the area was very worried and is equally seized with the matter,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our national response preparedness continues to gain momentum, Government is encouraged by its citizens who continue to adhere to the lockdown measures,” “Let us continue to practice the protective and preventative measures that our health experts are advising us” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In Harare, a total of 17 boreholes have been drilled, including nine at Parirenyatwa Hospital and four at Sally Mugabe Hospital,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is a greater impact if we respond to Covid-19 as a group,” “Covid-19 is not a Government problem alone, it is a problem for all of us in the country” External link

herald Friday, April 24, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Kembo Mohadi ) : “Following the price moratorium announced by Honourable Vice President Kembo Mohadi on April 22, 2020, I am pleased to inform that prices have already started going down in shops around the country,” “Let me take this opportunity to thank the retail sector for joining hands with Government at this time” External link

herald Friday, April 24, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Jack Ma ) : "The receipt of a total of 4 499 rapid results test kits from Namibia on 15 April 2020 and their subsequent distribution to provinces. Furthermore, 6 000 additional rapid results kits have been procured through United National Development Programme, Global Fund and Innscor with each of them of the availing 3 000 kits. 10 000 GeneXpert cartridges are expected into the country today with a further 20 000 GeneXpert cartridges being procured by Unicef to help in the rolling out of testing for Covid-19 to the provincial and district levels," "Consignments of 18 800 extraction kits and some laboratory consumables have also been received from Jack Ma Foundation and World Health Organisation on 18 April 2020" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have the enactment of Statutory Instrument 90 of 2020 to control goods, general imports and export licences of Covid-19 goods as well as Statutory Instrument 92 of 2020 to regulate standard adherence in the manufacture and supply of personal protective equipment and materials," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Furthermore, 6 000 additional rapid results test kits have been procured through UNDP/Global Fund and Innscor, with each availing 3 000 kits,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet also agreed that in order to meet the targeted 40 000 tests by 30 April, 2020 as directed by Cabinet, health testing units should be engaged to complement and/or bridge the personnel gaps that may arise in the Ministry of Health and Child Care; that as this is a State of Disaster, all workers be compelled to provide service as required and that the agreed risk allowances, insurance and other incentives be availed as per agreement,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government has now embarked on expanded tests covering the whole country,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government has now embarked on expanded tests covering the whole country," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government has now embarked on expanded tests covering the whole country,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet expressed utmost gratitude to citizens, the corporate sector and co-operating partners for the support rendered both in cash and kind towards the fight against COVID-19," "A total of $21 390 733,04; US$47 million and R356 100 has been received to date, while pledges totalling $1 242 160 were made. On its part, government has disbursed $591 million to date towards the same cause," External link

allafrica Monday, April 20, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted and approved a progress Report on the country's preparedness and response to the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19), which was presented by Honourable Vice President Mohadi, Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19 Outbreak. Cabinet lauded the level of preparedness in different provinces countrywide, which was reported to be at an advanced stage despite the general economic challenges experienced in the country" External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Of note in the report were the mapping of the screening and testing centres as well as the establishment of isolation centres for severe to critical COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe; the setting of a strategy to roll out an extensive testing programme for the COVID-19 throughout the country; the intensification of Personal Protective Equipment and Materials production as well as recruitment and training of staff" External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our long and bitter struggle united us, it organised us, it disciplined us. Zimbabwe is a nation of resilient people thus a nation which always rise to occasion no matter how tough the challenge is,” “We witnessed it last year when our country was hit by Cyclone Idai, a calamity which ravaged parts of our country. Zimbabweans within and outside came on board to assist. Now with Covid-19 threatening pandemic, it is heartening to see the corporate world and many Zimbabweans heeding our President’s call to assist. The large and deep pockets of our companies will play a complimentary role to Government efforts” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our Independence Day 18th April has fallen at a time when we have joined other nations across the globe in fighting a pandemic that knows no race, age, religion nor sex,” “The Coronavirus threat has made us change the way we live and this year Zimbabwe celebrates its 40th birthday in a different style and manner. Still that should not stop us celebrate this auspicious occasion with more courage and determination to win the war against Covid-19. On April 18 we celebrated the birth of our nation, a nation that was built out of a desire for freedom. A nation whose founding blocks are the need for independence, equality, justice and freedom” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is our 40th Independence tomorrow (today). The independence day is falling at a time, when we joined other nations across the globe in fighting the pandemic that knows no race, no age, no religion or sex," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is our 40th Independence tomorrow (today). The independence day is falling at a time, when we joined other nations across the globe in fighting the pandemic that knows no race, no age, no religion or sex,” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also want to continue telling you that it is against the law to circulate fake news concerning Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 13, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Journalists are an essential services. We want journalists to be going around for information and distributing it to the people for coronavirus information that is required by our people to save lives . . . we understand that because of the lockdown they could not get accredited, they should use their cards without any problems from law enforcement agents" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "On protective equipment, government is trying to provide all health workers and our security personnel in the frontline with PPEs," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also want to continue telling you that it is against the law to circulate fake news concerning Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 13, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also want to continue telling you that it is against the law to circulate fake news concerning Covid-19,” External link

herald Monday, April 13, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are aware of the areas that do not receive radio and television signals,” “Let me hasten to say efforts are being made to produce awareness materials in all the 16 official languages” External link

herald Monday, April 13, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There are provincial committees that are already at work, so it is work in progress. These committees have already made some progress, including identifying the hospitals that they will be converting for different purposes like testing and isolation centres," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There are provincial committees that are already at work, so it is work in progress. These committees have already made some progress, including identifying the hospitals that they will be converting for different purposes like testing and isolation centres," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 11, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The framework and budget for risk allowance and insurance for health workers managing Covid-19 patients has been agreed on” External link

herald Friday, April 10, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations,” “To date 3 251 people have been arrested across the country for violating lockdown measures” External link

herald Friday, April 10, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The assessments and mapping of all potential isolation facilities is in progress and is 80 percent complete,” External link

herald Friday, April 10, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Meetings have resulted in religious leaders offering Government the use of their facilities such as hospitals, clinics, schools and churches, while the business community has shown willingness to partner Government by offering to renovate and refurbish some hospitals and other buildings into COVID-19 Isolation Centres," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Furthermore, Government was exploring options of reopening some hotels as Isolation Centres. In addition, where necessary, Covid-19 affected persons are being supported through provision of basic necessities," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Perence Shiri ) : "The Meetings have resulted in religious leaders offering Government the use of their facilities such as hospitals, clinics, schools and churches, while the business community has shown willingness to partner Government by offering to renovate and refurbish some hospitals and other buildings into Covid-19 isolation centres and the commitment by development partners to support Government and mobilise assistance towards recovery from the impacts of Cyclone Idai, Covid-19 and the drought," "After presentation by Lands, Agriculture, Water, and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri, Cabinet noted with satisfaction that the water flows in the Zambezi River had been improving significantly over the past weeks with the flows at Victoria Falls rising from 3 840 cubic metres per second on the 26th of March 2020 to 4 270 cubic metres per second as at the 2nd of April 2020" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Reports coming in from the provinces and districts indicate that our police have started implementing the directive issued by President Mnangagwa yesterday (Friday), exhorting the security forces to ensure safe passage and guarantee food supply, including vegetables from producers countrywide. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Kembo Mohadi ) : “Cabinet considered and approved the action plan as presented by Honourable Vice President Kembo Mohadi, as chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Covid-19,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is very encouraging news coming from the institutions, universities are actually prepared to assist us in this response," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 28, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “So far, we are receiving positive response from the private sector,” External link

herald Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The following terms of reference will guide the taskforce’s operations, to raise the general awareness of the public on the pandemic, to mobilise domestic and international financial resources to adequately respond to the outbreak and to engage private sector associations that include captains of industry and businesses, religious leaders, local authorities, traditional leaders and they will be coming for support in the implementation of the identified initiatives,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about James Makamba ) : “I have received the news of the passing of Zororo Makamba with great shock, extreme sadness and deep sense of shock. He is a victim of the world-wide pandemic” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As we mourn him the whole nation should take the threat of COVID 19 very seriously. Let’s all follow due medical precautions as announced by the Ministry of Health and by the World Health Organization,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa urged ( about James Makamba ) : “He was a young intelligent and dynamic man that infused talent and passion for his work with intense patriotic pride. He always exuded that confidence in the face of daunting challenges. He communicated with promise and hope in the economic prospects of his beloved Zimbabwe. I extend my sincere condolences to the Makamba family as well as to relatives and friends of Zororo Makamba. Zororo will be sorely missed!” External link

zbc Monday, March 23, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa says : “When they ask for women empowerment they are not asking for charity, if they worked so hard before and after independence they certainly have a place, a job to do to make sure that Zimbabwe becomes independent socially, economically and as we are here we continue fighting for opportunities, we need more women up there, thanks to the policies put in place by the zanu pf government, we are happy that there has been affirmative action’ According to the veteran politician, women need to continue working hard to realise their goals and dreams. ‘Work hard, you need to put a lot of effort in whatever you are doing, be determined set even tougher targets and you will get there,” External link

zbc Sunday, March 22, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "Cabinet considered the 2020 Winter Wheat Pre-planting Price and the 2019/2020 Soya Bean Producer Floor Prices as presented by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement on behalf of the Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Food Security and Nutrition," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet considered the 2020 winter wheat pre-planting price and the 2019-2020 soya bean producer floor prices as presented by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Perrance Shiri on behalf of the chair of the Cabinet Committee on Food Security and Nutrition and approved as follows; that the pre-planting winter wheat producer floor price be pegged at ZW$11 786, 44 per tonne at a margin of 20 percent, assuming a yield of four tonnes per hectare; and the premium price for grade A wheat be set at ZW$14 143, 73 which is 20 percent above the wheat producer floor price,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet received and noted with satisfaction a progress report on the status of Bills under review for Constitutional Alignment from the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, as Leader of Government Business in Parliament,” “To date, out of a total number of 183 statutes to be aligned with the Constitution, 144 have been amended, leaving a balance of 39. Over and above the 183 statutes which required alignment, there were 19 statutes identified as requiring enactment. Of those 19 new statutes, 14 have since either been enacted into law or have bills which are undergoing Parliamentary processes” External link

zbc Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet received and noted with satisfaction a progress report on the status of Bills under review for Constitutional Alignment from the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, as Leader of Government Business in Parliament,” “To date, out of a total number of 183 statutes to be aligned with the Constitution, 144 have been amended, leaving a balance of 39” External link

herald Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : “Les audiences disciplinaires (…) ont débuté le 1er novembre. Sur les 80 médecins poursuivis, 77 ont été reconnus coupables et révoqués” External link

AfricaNews-French Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa acrescentou : "O governo está profundamente triste com esses eventos e está no processo de repatriar urgentemente os cidadãos afectados" External link

portalangop Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa explicó : “centrados en la recuperación de los cadáveres” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT



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senator56.67%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
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Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All the schools were disinfected because as Government we are equally concerned with the safety of children. To that end, Government has mobilised $600 million for the procurement of personal protective equipment for pupils ahead of opening of schools. The lives of our pupils are very important and no one should be exposed to the disease hence we took those measures,” External link

herald Friday, September 18, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “You are important as young people, the young generation. You are the people who will put Zimbabwe in its rightful place. You are the people who will take this country far,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All travellers will be required to have a PCR Covid-19 clearance certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure, in line with WHO guidelines,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Despite the measures taken today to further open up the economy, the threat from COVID-19 is still real and citizens should continue to religiously adhere to the COVID-19 containment measures,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "In view of the reopening of schools for examination classes, the tourism and hospitality industry, and aviation sectors and the need to afford the working class Mutsvangwa said. time to attend gymnasia, Cabinet approved extension of business operating hours including those of gymnasia from 6:30am to 6:30pm" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In support of this service, the VID should resume its services. All employees in the tourism sector should com-ply with the COVID-19 regulations as is done in all other approved services," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “President Mnangagwa’s life has been one of unwavering, selfless dedication and humility, having taken up arms at a tender age to fight the unjust colonial system. By this act of self-sacrifice, he was not spared the pain and suffering that were the hallmark of every facet of the armed struggle that shaped our road to Independence and sovereignty. He went through capture, incarceration, life in prison, death row, and had a lucky escape from the hanging noose of the colonial settler regime” External link

herald Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Despite the measures taken today to further open up the economy, the threat from Covid-19 is still real and citizens should continue to religiously adhere to the Covid-19 containment measures," External link

news24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As we gradually open the economy, we need to remember that we are doing this while taking all necessary precautions to fight the invisible enemy, COVID-19. The easing of lockdown restrictions is not an indication that we have defeated this pandemic, but we are a nation seeking to balance between our economic interests and the protection of life,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Work is advanced in the preparations for the reopening of the Victoria Falls International Airport. This includes the assessment and staff training. The readiness of other ports of entry is under assessment and the nation will be advised,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As part of gradually opening the economy, the government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am-4.30pm to 6.30am-6.30pm” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Licensees who may sell liquor to customers for consumption on the premises during licensed hours include restaurants, airports, recreational park areas, houseboats, camps and caravan parks. Licensees that may sell liquor to customers for consumption on premises during licensed hours include casinos and theatres,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am to 4.30pm to 6.30am – 6.30pm," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am to 4.30pm to 6.30am – 6.30pm,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As part of gradually opening the economy, Government has extended operation hours for the retail, wholesale and service businesses from 8am to 4.30pm to 6.30am – 6.30pm,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Josiah Hungwe ) : “I have worked with Sen Hungwe for quite a long time and I have discovered that he got inspiration from his wife. He respects others, especially in the Senate. When discussing issues to do with women, he would rise and support any notion to do with women empowerment,” External link

herald Friday, September 11, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Josiah Hungwe ) : “We have witnessed love here through the attendance of people from various walks of life. It shows that Mai Hungwe was a warrior indeed,” External link

herald Friday, September 11, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The second republic introduced quite a number of reforms from the onset and we have been working hard to ensure we align Acts with the Constitution and reform the media. One of the reforms was to make sure that the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) is fully constituted in terms of the board and management," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa responded : "Let me assure you that the BAZ processes are above board and that they are following the statutes. The process will ensure that only the best applicants get the licences" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Broadcasting Services Amendments are before the Attorney General's Office and the process is moving simultaneously with the issuance of television licences, which should be completed before year end," "The selection will be done above board. We will make sure that the best gets the licence because the process will be fair" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Association ) : “Following representations from the Liquor Retailers’ Association, seeking permission for liquor retailers to commence operations, Cabinet resolved that operations could resume in line with Covid-19 regulations and on condition that no liquor is consumed at their premises,” External link

zimeye Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All travellers will be required to have a PCR Covid-19 clearance certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure, in line with WHO guidelines,” External link

zimeye Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Association ) : “Following representations from the Liquor Retailers’ Association, seeking permission for liquor retailers to commence operations, Cabinet resolved that operations could resume in line with Covid-19 regulations and on condition that no liquor is consumed at their premises,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Standard operating procedures have been put in place for the reopening of international and some domestic airports. The National Guidelines for Aviation Safety and Security have been developed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe to ensure the safety of travelers and airport staff," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Environmental Impact Assessment ) : “Mining on areas held by National Parks is banned with immediate effect. Steps are being undertaken to immediately cancel all mining titles held in National Parks,” “All riverbed alluvial and riverbed mining on rivers is banned with immediate effect, except on the Save and Angwa rivers where desiltation will be allowed under very strict conditions. All those holding mining concessions will be given a grace period to be announced, to obtain Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and State of Works Plan acceptance by the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This position will be strictly reinforced by the two ministries responsible for Mines and Environment,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Association ) : “Following representations from the Liquor Retailers’ Association, seeking permission for liquor retailers to commence operations, Cabinet resolved that operations could resume in line with Covid-19 regulations and on condition that no liquor is consumed at their premises,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All travellers will be required to have a PCR Covid-19 clearance certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure, in line with WHO guidelines,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : "Le COVID-19 a fait des ravages au sein de notre peuple, en particulier dans l'économie" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Mining on areas held by National Parks is banned with immediate effect. Steps are being undertaken to immediately cancel all mining titles held in National Parks" External link

news24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Returnees without certificates will proceed to a quarantine facility, where they will be tested and either discharged for self-quarantine or isolation, based on their status,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The schools opening dates are scheduled for 14 September 2020 for Cambridge examinations classes and 28 September 2020 for Zimsec examination classes,” “Cabinet approved that the Zimsec Examinations should start on 1 December, 2020. The ministry (of Primary and Secondary Education) is working closely with other ministries and stakeholders to guarantee the safety of pupils and staff during the examinations period” External link

insiderzim Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Huawei is a leading provider of cutting-edge technological solutions that will certainly drive the fourth industrial revolution," External link

peopledaily Friday, September 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We thank the good relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Zimbabwe, and we would like to move with you until we get Zimbabwe to where we want it to be," External link

peopledaily Friday, September 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Huawei is a leading provider of cutting-edge technological solutions that will certainly drive the fourth industrial revolution," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We thank the good relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Zimbabwe, and we would like to move with you until we get Zimbabwe to where we want it to be," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The objective of the proposed Bill is thus to have an all-encompassing legislation that addresses all sectors or areas of the youth, align it to the Constitution, as well as the domestication of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Sadc Declaration on Youth Development and Empowerment, ,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is absolutely nothing that should be misinterpreted from this agreement. It's very clear. It's not a form of land reform reversal. What Zimbabwe now want is agricultural productivity that's what we want," "So going forward the Government's priority in agriculture is to increase production and productivity through the collaborative efforts of all Zimbabweans. This include skills transfer from the former owners to the resettled farmers and the provision of an attractive land tenure system that will be supportive of increased levels of investment on our farms" External link

allafrica Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Fifteen stakeholders have submitted their inputs and another nine are expected to make their submissions shortly. Among those that were invited for inputs on the reopening of schools are the following: the Zimbabwe Visually Impaired Teachers’ Union and nine other teachers’ unions, the parliamentary portfolio committee on Education, the Association of School Development Committees, the Independent Colleges in Zimbabwe, the Private Schools Association of Zimbabwe, and the Association of Trust Schools,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is absolutely nothing that should be misinterpreted from this agreement. It's very clear. It's not a form of land reform reversal. What Zimbabwe now want is agricultural productivity that's what we want," "So going forward the Government's priority in agriculture is to increase production and productivity through the collaborative efforts of all Zimbabweans. This include skills transfer from the former owners to the resettled farmers and the provision of an attractive land tenure system that will be supportive of increased levels of investment on our farms" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : "Government is finalizing on modalities for the reopening of airports to support the resumption of the tourism sector," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding Primary and Secondary Education, Cabinet notes that based on on-going consultations with relevant stakeholders in that sector, the Ministry is continuing with its preparations for the re-opening of schools for the end of year 2020 final examination classes,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Most of these cases are managed at home and in isolation facilities. The national testing strategy however will continue to prioritise the testing of all health care workers and other frontline personnel, inclusive of public transport drivers,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is absolutely nothing that should be misinterpreted from this agreement. It’s very clear. It’s not a form of land reform reversal. What Zimbabwe now want is agricultural productivity that’s what we want,” “So going forward the Government’s priority in agriculture is to increase production and productivity through the collaborative efforts of all Zimbabweans. This include skills transfer from the former owners to the resettled farmers and the provision of an attractive land tenure system that will be supportive of increased levels of investment on our farms” External link

herald Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The schools opening dates are scheduled for 14 September 2020 for Cambridge examinations classes and 28 September 2020 for Zimsec examination classes,” “Cabinet approved that the Zimsec Examinations should start on 1 December, 2020. The ministry (of Primary and Secondary Education) is working closely with other ministries and stakeholders to guarantee the safety of pupils and staff during the examinations period” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet approved the resumption of the rest of tourism operations including boat operations,” “Government is finalising on modalities for the re-opening of airports to support the resumption of the tourism sector” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The plan is to start with the resumption of domestic flights and then move to international flights,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Instead they wallow in generalised and baseless accusations. (There is) absolutely no thread of evidence of so-called victims,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It will also allow Zimbabwe to, inter alia: work with other governments, regionally and internationally to combat doping, competition manipulation and corruption in sport by complying with the Olympic Charter, UNESCO Convention on the Elimination of Doping in Sport, Statute of the African Union Sports Council, among other global integrity guidelines in sport to which Zimbabwe is a signatory; and come up with an institutional framework to assist in the administration and management of athletes and athletes support personnel,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Diplomats accredited to Zimbabwe have a proper channel of communication through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host government as it is not a letter. Therefore, I have no comment other than to dismiss it” External link

newsday Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The revamping of the health system is expected to result in robust medical services. It is expected that the wide ranging reforms will transform the health sector by introducing systems that work in the national interest” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 28, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I'm not exonerating anyone because I don't know what they do, what deals they do but what I'm saying as people of this country, the assumption is that every Cabinet Minister is corrupt which is wrong," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet assures the public that the government is seized with improving working conditions for all its workers and is concerned by the high infection rate amongst frontline workers. Accordingly, the Ministry of Health and Child Care, with support from developing partners, is working on a combined fact finding exercise, and continues to train health workers in infection prevention and control,” “In relation to the reopening of schools for end-of-year examinations, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has developed a school by school database to track the level of preparedness for each and every primary and secondary school in terms of compliance with Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures that regulated the successful holding of the June 2020 mid-year examinations,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Training of village and community health workers is also underway in all districts. VHWs are vital to the country's health delivery system as they interface with communities on a day-to-day basis," "In the current COVID-19 context, their role has expanded beyond engaging communities in prevention and protective measures, to include detection and responses in containing the pandemic. To this end, their current training links them with local health facility staff and rapid response teams" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Experts have informed us that those who will win this war are those who adapt to the new normal which entails adopting the protective and preventative measures that curb the spread and transmission of COVID19," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Experts have informed us that those who will win this war are those who adapt to the new normal which entails adopting the protective and preventative measures that curb the spread and transmission of COVID19," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Let us not violate the movement restrictions that are in place to protect us and others as well as the wearing of masks in public places," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Experts have informed us that those who will win this war are those who adapt to the new normal which entails adopting the protective and preventive measures that curb the spread and transmission of COVID-19. This is a new normal. Let us all accept it and adapt our lifestyles to it," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 24, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa wrote : "Its (pastoral letter) evil message reeks with all the vice that have perennially hobbled the progress of Africa. It trumpets petty tribal feuds and narrow regionalist agenda. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 21, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa accused ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We all know that after the 2018 elections, the opposition MDC Alliance spoke about pouring sand (hamutongi tichadira jecha) on Mnangagwa's reign and this is a public message. They have not stopped," External link

allafrica Friday, August 21, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November and December,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Immigrants who are PCR negative on arrival will no longer be detained but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the rapid response teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres," External link

allafrica Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes that schools are continuing with their preparations for the re-opening of schools for final examination classes. The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November/December" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes that schools are continuing with their preparations for the re-opening of schools for final examination classes. The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November/December" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet has further directed that immigrants who are PCR-negative on arrival will no longer be detained, but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the rapid response teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “In this regard, Cabinet directed that the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education Innovation Science and Technology Development, through the National University of Science and Technology (Nust), works on the production of PCR Primers and Viral Transport media,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The developed and approved guidelines that were put in place for the June 2020 examinations will be used for the holding of the final examinations in November/December,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Immigrants who are PCR negative on arrival will no longer be detained but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the rapid response teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres,” External link

herald Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet has further directed that immigrants who are PCR negative on arrival will no longer be detained but be put on home quarantine and reviews will be conducted by the Rapid Response Teams in that locality. Those who test positive on arrival will be placed in isolation centres,” “Cabinet assures members of the public that measures are being put in place to ensure that health workers return to work, as the success of implementing the COVID-19 response is hinges on the availability of health staff. Acquisition of Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) for health workers and front liners is being prioritized” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is common knowledge that there is no Zimbabwean issue before the Sadc Organ on Politics, Defence and Security. Neither is there any such issue before the Sadc Summit. Definitely there is no such issue before the continental body, the African Union," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide," External link

arkansasonline Monday, August 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "His (Ndlovu's) transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades," External link

reuters-en Monday, August 17, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : “His transgressions acquire geopolitical dimensions as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades,” External link

thestandard-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "His [Ndlovu's] transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades," External link

aljazeera-en Sunday, August 16, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : “His (Ndlovu’s) transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades,” External link

news18 Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "His (Ndlovu's) transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades," External link

msn-uk Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa disse ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Suas transgressões (de Ndlovu) adquirem uma dimensão geopolítica como o principal sacerdote da agenda de mudança de regime que é a marca registrada das grandes potências ocidentais pós-imperiais nas últimas duas décadas" External link

uol Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

680news Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

digitaljournal Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

ABCnews Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

news24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “With nefarious cynicism to history, Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of Rwanda-type genocide,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

justiceinfo Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Ndlovu is inching to lead the Zimbabwe Catholic congregation into the darkest dungeons of the Rwanda-type genocide," External link

afp-en Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “How do I comment on a decision by my principal? You heard it,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : "His transgressions acquire geopolitical dimensions as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major western powers for the last two decades," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "How do I comment on a decision by my principal? You heard it," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Bishop Conference ) : "The Government of Zimbabwe calls upon the Catholic congregation to ignore the specious pastoral letter. Bishop Christopher Ndlovu is leading a coterie of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops along the wrong path of bygone petty tribalism, narrow regionalism and the debunked and defeated racial antagonism. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "He (Archbishop Ndlovu) wants to posit as the leader of the righteous Ndebele minority by fanning the psychosis of tribal victimisation. Concurrently, he sows sins of collective guilt on the Shona majority. That way he seeks to numb the spirit of collective national vigilance against the known and proven enemies of the populace of Zimbabwe," "His transgressions acquire a geopolitical dimension as the chief priest of the agenda of regime change that is the hallmark of the post-imperial major Western powers for the last two decades" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Fellow Zimbabweans, Gukurahundi is indeed a dark spot in the tortuous task of nation building by Zimbabwe. The two parties of that needless chapter of history need to be hailed for seeking peace and unity as they avoided the abyss that could have been a full-blown civil war. Happily, we ended up with the 1987 Unity Accord" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "All said, there is no crisis in Zimbabwe which needs external intervention under established international treaties and conventions," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is common knowledge that there is no Zimbabwean issue before the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security. Neither is there one such issue before the SADC Summit (next week). Definitely there is no such issue before the continental body, the African Union. All said, there is no crisis in Zimbabwe which needs external intervention under established international treaties and conventions," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 15, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is common knowledge that there is no Zimbabwean issue before the Sadc organ on politics, defence and security," "Neither is there one such issue before the Sadc Summit. Definitely, there is no such issue before the continental body, the African Union" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 14, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This was at the peer-to-peer level of brotherly Heads of State of two sister nations that enjoy excellent diplomatic bilateral relations. The envoys brought in their message, which was duly delivered to the host President. In return they received a briefing from President ED Mnangagwa. The reciprocal messages are the property of the leaders and it is their prerogative as to how they can be handled or disseminated,” External link

herald Friday, August 14, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We decided that we need to take maximum precaution to contain the spread of the virus. The rate of local transmission is a cause for concern and as Government we cannot take any chances. We are mindful that these holidays cannot be postponed that is why in addition to the President’s address, there will be a lot of activities on the national broadcaster, ZBC, to honour our heroes and defence forces,” External link

herald Monday, August 10, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : “I am sorry this is a lot of nonsense. Empirical evidence have shown that it is abuse of mobile money platforms by dominant mobile networks and money-laundering through the stock exchange,” “Statutory instruments against these two institutions have had a dramatic impact on the economy. Neither the stock exchange nor the mobile money platforms are owned by a politburo member. I have no respect for patent falsehoods masquerading as political and economic analysts” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Treasury has allocated Harare $10 million, Bulawayo $6 million and Chitungwiza $2,5 million for the COVID-19 teams especially for rapid response teams,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa charged : "I am sorry this is a lot of nonsense. Empirical evidence have shown that it is abuse of mobile money platforms by dominant mobile networks and money-laundering through the stock exchange," "Statutory instruments against these two institutions have had a dramatic impact on the economy. Neither the stock exchange nor the mobile money platforms are owned by a politburo member. I have no respect for patent falsehoods masquerading as political and economic analysts" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Covid-19 is real and it will wipe us if we are not careful,” External link

herald Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Treasury has allocated Harare ZWL$10 million, Bulawayo ZWL$6 million and Chitungwiza ZWL$2.5 million for the COVID19 teams especially for Rapid Response Teams,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Our hero will be buried tomorrow at 2pm and it will be strictly for a few people," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 31, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes, with concern, that the on-going strike in the health sector is negatively affecting the national Covid-19 response. More nurses will be urgently recruited from the available pool of qualified nurses, while processes to resolve those on industrial action continue. " External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to expand testing and contact tracing in hotspot areas, the Ministry of Health and Child Care has established 32 Rapid Response Teams in Harare and Bulawayo," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “By December 1978, his charges set ablaze fuel tanks in Salisbury an act of exceptional valour culminating in the publication of pictures of a demoralised and dejected Ian Smith,” External link

herald Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The existing Legal Practitioners Act provides for the appointment of two members of the Legal Education Council from nominations made by only the University of Zimbabwe's Faculty of Law Board. This is not representative of all the key institutions offering legal education in Zimbabwe, since the country has other universities offering law degrees. The Bill will, therefore, amend section 36 of the Act to provide for two members of the Legal Education Council to be appointed from a list of nominees submitted Zimbabwean Universities with Law Faculties," "This will enable the Council to make fully informed decisions on the training requirements of lawyers in Zimbabwe, among other matters" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to control the spike in the number of Covid-19 confirmed cases and deaths, Cabinet further agreed on the immediate implementation of the following practical measures: (a) that Covid-19 hotspots shall be quickly analysed with a view to implementing stricter lockdown measures so as to ensure behavioural change towards the disease in the areas; (b) that holding of virtual meetings shall be enhanced and that all Ministry staff reporting for duty shall be tested before assuming duty, while the outgoing group of workers is tested before leaving and upon return," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The virtual celebrations will take place over a period of two (2) weeks and covered by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Services (ZBC)-TV, which will extensively feature the Zimbabwe Defence Force's exploits, community assistance projects and the Defence Forces Medical Outreach Programme," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We are at a time where we speak more of how many of our loved ones have passed on than how many have tested positive. This is not an easy time for the nation. Each one of us has a critical role to play in the battle that is before us. The Inter Ministerial Taskforce continues to make preparation so that we can deal with the eye of the storm," External link

allafrica Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Those who had started writing examinations will be allowed to complete them, while those who had not started their examinations will have them deferred,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “The Virtual celebrations will take place over a period of two (2) weeks and covered by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Services (ZBC)-TV, which will extensively feature the Zimbabwe Defence Force’s exploits, community assistance projects and the Defence Forces Medical Outreach Programme” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The official communication of Covid-19 test results to all publics is the sole responsibility of the Secretary for Health and Child Care. This is in order to prevent what the World Health Organisation calls ‘infordemics’, which is an excess amount of information concerning a problem which makes solutions difficult,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are at a time where we speak more of how many of our loved ones have passed on than how many have tested positive. This is not an easy time for the nation. Each one of us has a critical role to play in the battle that is before us. The Inter Ministerial Taskforce continues to make preparation so that we can deal with the eye of the storm,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The recent lockdown restrictions issued by the President seek to arrest the spread of the virus through a raft of measures among them, restricting gatherings," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "What the Government did through President Mnangagwa was to first quickly pronounce it a national disaster and put together an inter-ministerial taskforce to make sure that we up our game in terms of response to this disease," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “President Mnangagwa and his government are fully apprised on this evil agenda and devilish machinations. We will keep the course of re-engagement while safeguarding the nation from a slide to chaos,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 27, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Many other journalists have reported extensively on corruption, but none of them have been arrested for publishing the same. It is therefore false to state that no action has been taken against the corrupt individuals fingered by Hopewell’s exposé” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 27, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "President Mnangagwa and his government are fully apprised on this evil agenda and devilish machinations. We will keep the course of re-engagement while safeguarding the nation from a slide to chaos," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 27, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Many other journalists have reported extensively on corruption, but none of them have been arrested for publishing the same. It is therefore false to state that no action has been taken against the corrupt individuals fingered by Hopewell’s exposé” External link

dailymaverick Monday, July 27, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The recent lockdown restrictions issued by the President seek to arrest the spread of the virus through a raft of measures among them, restricting gatherings,” External link

herald Monday, July 27, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “What the Government did through President Mnangagwa was to first quickly pronounce it a national disaster and put together an inter-ministerial taskforce to make sure that we up our game in terms of response to this disease,” External link

herald Monday, July 27, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "even after Zimbabwe's independent Judiciary had delivered its verdict on the duo's bail application, a senior member of the US administration issued a very derogatory and undiplomatic statement against the Government of Zimbabwe, showing condescending disrespect to a sovereign country" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Jacob Ngarivhuma ) : "The Zimbabwean Government has denied Hopewell Chin'ono and Jacob Ngarivhume their freedom while the corrupt remain free. When will the Government uphold the people's Constitutional rights to freedom of political expression and freedom of the press?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about President Trump ) : "Since coming into office as leader of the New Dispensation, His Excellency President Mnangagwa has provided a favourable working environment for media practitioners to conduct their business unfettered," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : "As a result of those investigations, several arrests were made. The most prominent of those arrested was the former Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo, who was charged and relieved of his duties as Minister of Health and Child Care," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa asked : "The begging question is why call for a violent uprising in the midst of a raging and ravaging Covid-19 (outbreak)?" External link

news24 Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa asked : "The begging question is why call for a violent uprising in the midst of a raging and ravaging COVID-19 (outbreak)?" External link

pulse Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “For the avoidance of doubt, Chin’ono was not abducted and was not arrested for writing about corruption, but for using his social media accounts to incite the overthrow of the government,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa asked : "The begging question is why call for a violent uprising in the midst of a raging and ravaging COVID-19 (outbreak)?" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The empowered sub-national entities will be supervised through policies and Acts of Parliament which are consistent with the Constitution. Consequently, some sections of the Constitution will be amended and the enabling legislation aligned to the Constitution,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : "The taskforce directed that only those civil servants who were approved by the Public Service Commission to provide essential service should report for work, with the rest remaining in lockdown. The taskforce also received a presentation on the distribution of local positive cases across the country, which cannot be linked to an identifiable source. While these positive cases are dotted throughout the country, they are mostly concentrated in Bulawayo and Harare" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following the recorded infection at the Chinhoyi University of Technology and in line with the guidelines for the re-opening of universities and colleges, the taskforce resolved that the said institution undertake all necessary and sensible steps to close," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The country remains under lockdown and as such the Government continues to provide food to the vulnerable in our communities and also to those who have been severely economically affected by this lockdown," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : “The taskforce directed that only those civil servants who were approved by the Public Service Commission to provide essential service should report for work, with the rest remaining in lockdown. The taskforce also received a presentation on the distribution of local positive cases across the country, which cannot be linked to an identifiable source. While these positive cases are dotted throughout the country, they are mostly concentrated in Bulawayo and Harare” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Following the recorded infection at the Chinhoyi University of Technology and in line with the guidelines for the re-opening of universities and colleges, the taskforce resolved that the said institution undertake all necessary and sensible steps to close,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The country remains under lockdown and as such the Government continues to provide food to the vulnerable in our communities and also to those who have been severely economically affected by this lockdown,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : “The taskforce directed that only those civil servants who were approved by the Public Service Commission to provide essential service should report for work, with the rest remaining in lockdown. The taskforce also received a presentation on the distribution of local positive cases across the country, which cannot be linked to an identifiable source. While these positive cases are dotted throughout the country, they are mostly concentrated in Bulawayo and Harare” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Following the recorded infection at the Chinhoyi University of Technology and in line with the guidelines for the re-opening of universities and colleges, the taskforce resolved that the said institution undertake all necessary and sensible steps to close,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The country remains under lockdown and as such the Government continues to provide food to the vulnerable in our communities and also to those who have been severely economically affected by this lockdown,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is a project that was very close to my heart because I grew up here. The programme is aimed at providing equal learning opportunities between rural and urban students. The rural project also benefits 36 households. The project has a 25-year guarantee and will power three schools,” External link

zbc Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet is disturbed by the spike in Covid-19 locally transmitted cases and the number of deaths recorded. To curb the increase in transmissions as well as deaths from Covid-19 the following measures were adopted; that the current lockdown restrictions will be tightened while localised lockdowns are introduced in hotspot areas and further opening up of the economy is halted, that testing in communities with high cases of local transmission such as Bulawayo will be increased, that the reopening of schools shall be deferred pending a review of the situation while the writing of public examinations continues,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “To curb the increase in transmissions as well as deaths from Covid-19, the following measures were adopted: that the current lockdown restrictions will be tightened, while localised lockdowns are introduced in hotspot areas and further opening up of the economy is halted, that testing in communities with high cases of local transmission such as Bulawayo will be increased, that reopening of schools shall be deferred pending a review of the situation, while the writing of public examinations continues,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Province ) : “Cabinet further noted with concern that some members of some religious sects have gathered in their numbers in Manicaland Province for their yearly retreat, in contravention of COVID-19 regulations that prohibit gatherings of more than fifty (50) people. This poses high risk to the spread of COVID-19. Accordingly, Cabinet directed that the gathering should disperse forthwith,” External link

zbc Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is disturbed by the spike in COVID-19 locally transmitted cases and the number of deaths," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 15, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This poses high risk to the spread of Covid-19. Accordingly, Cabinet directed that the gathering should disperse forthwith,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 15, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our vigilance should be the same level as it was on Day 1. Let us not run out of steam,” External link

zbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In light of the increased positive cases that are being recorded, efforts are being channelled to resource medical facilities that will deal with Covid-19 cases. As such, 13 foreign trained Zimbabwean doctors and members have been appointed and they are to assume duty starting from today, July 13 2020,” External link

zbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our vigilance should be the same level as it was on Day 1. Let us not run out of steam,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In light of the increased positive cases that are being recorded, efforts are being channelled to resource medical facilities that will deal with Covid-19 cases. As such, 13 foreign trained Zimbabwean doctors and members have been appointed and they are to assume duty starting from today, July 13 2020,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our infection numbers are rising and so are our death rates. This translates into an increased risk,” External link

insiderzim Monday, July 13, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “While government can tell you to wear your masks, wash and sanitize your hands, travel when it is absolutely necessary and maintain social distancing, it is up to each and every one of us to practice these measures. As a nation, we carry the collective responsibility of fighting this pandemic,” “Each time you venture into public spaces without properly wearing your mask, each time you shake hands, and each time you venture into crowded spaces you are increasing your risk of infection. We have to adapt to a new normal which will minimize our risk of being infected” External link

insiderzim Monday, July 13, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabweans, we are in the midst of an existential threat. Any political posturing is not helpful. We, therefore, call upon public figures and political players to act responsibly with the safety of Zimbabweans in mind. Any call for mass action at this time is an unnecessary stoking of infection risk to the nation. This country cannot afford adventurism in the midst of this threat to our very existence," External link

allafrica Monday, July 13, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is in view of this heightened increment in infection cases that I urge the public to continue to adhere to the lockdown regulations and practise preventative and protective behaviour. Government is urging each one of us against complacency,” External link

zbc Friday, July 10, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are in the midst of an existential threat. Any political posturing is not helpful. We, therefore, call upon public figures and political players to act responsibly with the safety of Zimbabweans in mind. Any call for mass action at this time is an unnecessary stoking of infection risk to the nation,” External link

zbc Friday, July 10, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is in view of this heightened increment in infection cases that I urge the public to continue to adhere to the lockdown regulations and practise preventative and protective behaviour. Government is urging each one of us against complacency,” External link

herald Friday, July 10, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are in the midst of an existential threat. Any political posturing is not helpful. We therefore call upon public figures and political players to act responsibly with the safety of Zimbabweans in mind. Any call for mass action at this time is an unnecessary stoking of infection risk to the nation,” External link

herald Friday, July 10, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Befittingly the monument will be located at the intersection of Samora Machel Avenue and Julius Nyerere Way. Work has already started and is being implemented by an inter-agency team which is supervised by Honourable Vice President Chiwenga. The Agencies are drawn from the Ministries of Transport and Infrastructural Development; Local Government and Public Works; and Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage. Civil works and fabrication are already in progress, while the statue is already being moulded by a Zimbabwean artist. Construction is expected to be completed within two months,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following the adoption of the Comprehensive National Agricultural Land Audit, government made the decision that the issuance of tenure documents will be expedited, married beneficiaries will be given joint tenure documents to protect spouses on land ownership, the 255 abandoned land units and 112 vacant land units will be reallocated to deserving applicants, and that the 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "According to the new guidelines, people with symptoms will now spend a minimum of 13 days in isolation and a minimum of 10 days for asymptomatic patients instead of the 21 days following two (2) consecutive negative PCR results that are 24 hours apart. Patients who continue to test positive are presently not being discharged," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following the adoption of the Comprehensive National Agricultural Land Audit, government made the decision that the issuance of tenure documents will be expedited, married beneficiaries will be given joint tenure documents to protect spouses on land ownership, the 255 abandoned land units and 112 vacant land units will be reallocated to deserving applicants, and that the 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "According to the new guidelines, people with symptoms will now spend a minimum of 13 days in isolation and a minimum of 10 days for asymptomatic patients instead of the 21 days following two (2) consecutive negative PCR results that are 24 hours apart. Patients who continue to test positive are presently not being discharged," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “That 24 farms under multiple farm ownership will be withdrawn and re-allocated to deserving applicants. That 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Following the adoption of the Comprehensive National Agricultural Land Audit, government made the decision that the issuance of tenure documents will be expedited, married beneficiaries will be given joint tenure documents to protect spouses on land ownership, the 255 abandoned land units and 112 vacant land units will be reallocated to deserving applicants, and that the 71 identified farms exceeding the maximum gazetted sizes will be downsized and measures are being put in place to safeguard production thereof,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “According to the new guidelines, people with symptoms will now spend a minimum of 13 days in isolation and a minimum of 10 days for asymptomatic patients instead of the 21 days following two (2) consecutive negative PCR results that are 24 hours apart. Patients who continue to test positive are presently not being discharged,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Work has already started and is being implemented by an inter-agency team which is supervised by Honourable Vice President Chiwenga,” External link

zbc Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government recognises the current challenges being experienced by commuters to reach different destinations to attend to their essential needs. The taskforce has therefore resolved to scientifically consider a measured and responsible process of resuming inter-city travel. This will be announced next week after interrogation of the request by the appropriate sub-committee,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have learnt a lot. We have seen the results of education 5.0 with our own eyes. This is impressive. It’s going to take this country very far,” External link

zbc Friday, July 3, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “In the tourism and hospitality sector, requests for variations of operating conditions in respect of restaurant operators and to re-open safari operations for local hunting only and national parks were granted. Restaurants will now be allowed to serve sit-in meals at 50 percent of the restaurant’s sitting capacity,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “These measures include the following; allocation of designated Zupco buses for the affected health workers, provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment for maternity, child and reproductive health services, inclusive of community health workers and strengthening of support system to enable health workers in maternity wards and theatres to work full shifts,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Returnees are also being issued with Covid-19 booklets in languages of their choice upon admission into quarantine facilities as part of an awareness programme to contain the spread of the disease in the facilities,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Under the cash transfers to the informal sector members affected by COVID-19, the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare has paid cushioning allowances to a total of 197 000 people. The target is to reach one million beneficiaries” External link

newsday Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We approach labour issues in Zimbabwe along the similar lines. Our labour laws apply to each and every employer and worker. We never invoke origin of nationality in their application,” “That is why the Chinese Embassy had the confidence to implore Zimbabwe to handle the Midlands gold mine shooting as an ordinary crime. Any incidental malfeasance in the employee-employer domain has absolutely no bearing in our sound bilateral relations with any nation, be it China, USA, UK or South Africa among all others” External link

zbc Friday, June 26, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government notes with concern that there are some sections of the market that are rejecting bond notes and coins. Notes inscribed ‘bond notes’ are being rejected in preference for those inscribed ‘dollars.’ Government, through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, will be substituting bond notes with new notes through a gradual process,” External link

herald Friday, June 26, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have also brought in stakeholders such as traditional leaders as part of measures to disseminate information. We have also established a toll-free call centre where one can call to get information and ask questions in a language of his or her choice,” External link

herald Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I do not have a list of apologies, therefore, I cannot answer that question,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Ministry of Health and Child Care will conduct a three-week survey beginning 29 June to determine the level of Covid-19 infection in our populace. The exercise will entail national cross sectional sero-epidemiological survey in the estimated sample size of about 2 000 households (average size of five members per household) across the nation," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I do not have a list of apologies, therefore, I cannot answer that question, " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about John Deere ) : “The John Deere equipment supply facility is set to be launched by His Excellency the President on Thursday June 25, 2020,” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about John Mangudya ) : “Government notes with concern that there are some sections of the market that are rejecting bond notes and coins. Notes inscribed ‘bond notes’ are being rejected in preference for those inscribed ‘dollars.’ Government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development will be substituting bond notes with new notes through a gradual process,” “In the meantime Government advises the public that the $2 and $5 bond notes are still legal tender in this country and therefore calls upon the business sector not to reject them. As just been announced by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr John Mangudya, all business owners, shopkeepers, tuck shop owners and even individuals are free to exchange the bond notes with new notes through their banks” External link

herald Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “And we are still telling our people to stay at home, and only go out there when it is very important,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We are also making sure to prevent gatherings. The President has announced that we are still at Level Two, which still prohibits big gatherings, beyond 50 people. As much as our President has opened the economy to make sure that industry operates, we still have to make sure that we do adhere to the containment measures, otherwise the disease will spread. And we are still telling our people to stay at home, and only go out there when it is very important," "What the police is doing is in line with what the taskforce has put in place and we are all singing from the same hymn book. If there are particular cases being referred to, we would be interested as a ministry to get that information so that we can deal with that particular case. Otherwise we still stand with the containment measures of level two," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to cater for the re-opening of schools, which will see learners, teaching and non-teaching staff commuting to and from schools, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development is developing guidelines that will assist schools in their preparations for operation as well as intercity passenger transport services,” External link

zbc Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to cater for the re-opening of schools, which will see learners, teaching and non-teaching staff commuting to and from schools, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development is developing guidelines that will assist schools in their preparations for operation as well as inter-city passenger transport services,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “These essentials included personal protective equipment such as aprons, face masks and theatre gowns; supplies for the screening of Covid-19 such as infrared thermometers and disinfection materials such as knapsack sprayers. There has been no need for medications and drugs used to treat Covid-19 patients thus far, however, our medical facilities have to be ready to administer treatment to severe and critical Covid-19 cases,” “This past week, drugs that were identified in the treatment of Covid-19, Hydroxychloroquine, which was locally produced, and Alpha Interferon, which was sourced from Cuba, were distributed to provincial and central hospitals. Another primary drug, which is used in treating symptoms through lowering fevers and pain, paracetamol, is being locally manufactured. I am pleased to announce that the nation now has the following stocks of pharmaceuticals: 20 million paracetamol tablets, 20 000 paracetamol syrup, 755 000 Vitamin C and 420 000 chloroquine tablets” External link

herald Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabwe is a predominantly Christian nation even though all religions find a home here. It is because of this fact that His Excellency, President Mnangagwa has seen it appropriate to bring everyone in one accord, praying and meditating on the challenges which face us as a nation because of Covid-19. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I have one message of assurance," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 12, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decision to reopen schools on July 28, 2020 does not affect the June examinations which are to be held from June 29 to July 22, 2020 as initially proposed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In line with His Excellency the President’s decision that schools should start re-opening, Cabinet resolved that the re-opening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020 to allow the Primary and Secondary Education ministry to engage Treasury and other stakeholders to mobilise for provision of adequate resources,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to curtail the prevalence of people absconding from quarantine centres, Cabinet agreed that identification/travel documents be collected from returnees on arrival and returned to them at the end of the quarantine period,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In line with His Excellency the President’s decision that schools should start re-opening, Cabinet resolved that the re-opening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020 to allow the Primary and Secondary Education ministry to engage Treasury and other stakeholders to mobilise for provision of adequate resources,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In order to curtail the prevalence of people absconding from quarantine centres, Cabinet agreed that identification/travel documents be collected from returnees on arrival and returned to them at the end of the quarantine period,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In line with His Excellency the President's decision that schools should start re-opening, Cabinet resolved that the re-opening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020 to allow the Primary and Secondary Education ministry to engage Treasury and other stakeholders to mobilise for provision of adequate resources," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to curtail the prevalence of people absconding from quarantine centres, Cabinet agreed that identification/travel documents be collected from returnees on arrival and returned to them at the end of the quarantine period," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Noting that not everyone who is Covid-19 positive has a conducive self-isolation home, Cabinet resolved that some asymptomatic Covid-19 cases be placed in isolation centres that are not hospitals," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is heartening to note that the University of Zimbabwe is manufacturing a four-layer mask, which is the most optimum one and recommended by the World Health Organisation," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The number of those who have recovered from the disease has increased from the previously reported twenty-nine (29) to forty-six (46), while the number of deaths remains at four (4). The number of active cases is now two hundred and thirty-seven (237),” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet resolved that the reopening of schools be moved from the proposed June 29, 2020 to July 28, 2020, to allow the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to engage Treasury and other stakeholders or partners to mobilise for the provision of adequate resources,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decision to reopen schools on July 28, 2020, does not affect the June examinations, which are to be held from June 29 to July 22, 2020, as initially proposed,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decision to re-open schools on the 28th of July does not affect the June examinations which are to be held from 29 June to 22nd July 2020 as initially proposed,” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In view of the risk of transmission posed by truckers and returnees, the following measures have been put in place to reduce the said risk: The increased enforcement through joint roadblocks in order to flush out rogue truck drivers so that they are penalised if they are contravening lockdown regulations and simplified educational materials are to be distributed to truckers so that they familiarise themselves with regulations guiding their stay in the country,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We want to thank the President Mnangagwa who created this platform so that the business and Government can actually talk together. The meeting was very candid and was looking at the state of the economy," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This (platform) has been created by the President who really wants all Zimbabweans to come on board to talk about issues which take the country forward. We learnt a lot. The presentations were very good, very candid, and I think we all benefited immensely from the discussions," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We want to thank the President Mnangagwa who created this platform so that the business and Government can actually talk together. The meeting was very candid and was looking at the state of the economy,” External link

herald Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This (platform) has been created by the President who really wants all Zimbabweans to come on board to talk about issues which take the country forward. We learnt a lot. The presentations were very good, very candid, and I think we all benefited immensely from the discussions,” External link

herald Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Plumtree and Beitbridge general hospitals are almost ready and are awaiting the installation of medical equipment" External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “Cabinet agreed that henceforth Zupco buses increase their carrying capacity subject to mandatory temperature testing, wearing of masks by passengers and the buses being sanitised after every trip,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The specific objectives of the National Trade Policy and the National Export Strategy include promoting the diversification of export products and markets to increase the national export of goods by at least 10 percent annually from US$4,5 billion in 2018 to US$7 billion in 2023, to improve the balance of trade position by at least 10 percent annually, and to improve Zimbabwe’s ranking on the World Bank’s Trading Across Borders Distance to. Frontiers Index from 54,34 percentage points in 2018 to 65 percentage points in 2023 and 75 percentage points in 2030,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "With regards to education, Cabinet noted the detailed operational plan put in place by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education that was developed in consultation with stakeholders," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “On a related matter, Cabinet was advised that President Mnangagwa would tour some export-oriented industries in Chimanimani and Chipinge on Friday morning,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The Trade Policy and Exports Strategy acknowledges the need to promote mutually beneficial trade with external parties, while simultaneously taking into account the challenges that impact on local industry as well as the country’s bilateral, regional and multilateral obligations,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The decommissioning of schools as quarantine centres in preparation for their eventual re-opening is progressing in earnest. All provinces have identified alternative quarantine centres" External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The decommissioning of schools as quarantine centres in preparation for their eventual re-opening is progressing in earnest. All provinces have identified alternative quarantine centres” External link

herald Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The nation is therefore reminded that Coronavirus is in our midst and our numbers are rising. It is not advisable to be in large crowds where one is exposed. Government, together with Harare City Council is working on plans to decongest Mbare Musika through decentralization, as was the case in the decentralization of the Tobacco Auction Floors,” External link

zbc Monday, June 1, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The review of the lockdown is under President Mnangagwa’s purview and he is going to do so when he addresses the nation” External link

zimeye Monday, June 1, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The review of the lockdown is under President Mnangagwa’s purview and he is going to do so when he addresses the nation” External link

herald Monday, June 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It has been the government's position that security be heightened so that we reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Government is even working on introducing drones so that we increase security measures in border areas," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa alleged : "It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals and can be attributed to speculative tendencies," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rate fluctuations are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals and can be attributed to speculative tendencies," "The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will announce measures which should see the situation stabilising in due course," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : "Nous avons pu contenir la pandémie de COVID-19 avec l'aide de la Chine" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, May 29, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The minister of Finance and … governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will announce measures which should see the situation stabilising in due course,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 29, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There has been a lot of progress in terms of deepening cooperation between African countries and China," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 29, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "exploit these for the good of our people," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 29, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have been able to contain the COVID-19 pandemic with the help from China," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 29, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The latest cases have largely been imported through returnees mainly from South Africa and Botswana. Only one case of local transmission has been recorded,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Cabinet resolved that funding for construction of boarder roads, procurement of drones and other related technical equipment, in order to enable enforcement agents to effectively monitor the country’s boarders will be prioritised,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rates fluctuations, are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals. This can be attributed to speculative tendencies. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank will announce measures which will see the situation stabilising in due course,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rates fluctuations, are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals. This can be attributed to speculative tendencies. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank will announce measures which will see the situation stabilising in due course,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is also stressed that the current price and foreign exchange rates fluctuations, are clearly divorced from real economic fundamentals. This can be attributed to speculative tendencies. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Governor of the Reserve Bank will announce measures which will see the situation stabilising in due course," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Currently, most of the institutions are being used as quarantine centres," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is illegal for anyone to harbour any returnees who have not gone through the proper repatriation procedures and health screening. Let me take this opportunity to urge each and every one of us to do the right thing where preventative and protective measures are concerned,” External link

herald Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We want to thank you so much for what you have been doing to make sure that Zimbabwe feels that it is not alone. We are a small economy. With the impact of illegal sanctions on our country, it will not be possible for Zimbabwe to go through this alone," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “The Minister of Finance and Economic Development (Professor Mthuli Ncube) reported that revenue collections for the first quarter of 2020 amounted to $14,18 billion, exceeding the targeted revenue of $12,81 billion by 10,67 percent,” “That $4,75 billion was spent on employment costs as at 31 March, 2020, against the target of $3,96 billion and that social spending amounted to $1, 25 billion against a target of $1,6 billion” External link

zimeye Monday, May 25, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet further agreed as follows, that suitable designated facilities be identified for the purpose of quarantining ex-convicts and other persons manifesting violent behaviour, alternative quarantine centres be identified to pave way for the opening of educational institutions and that modalities be put in place to ensure a blended e-learning system that benefits all learners in the country, including those from the rural areas,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 22, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The arrangement will see the introduction of three shifts as follows: 7am-1pm; 1pm-7pm; and 7pm-7am. Under this arrangement, all nurses will report for duty every week for three days followed by four days off,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 22, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet further agreed as follows: that suitable designated facilities be identified for the purpose of quarantining ex-convicts and other persons manifesting violent behavior; that alternative quarantine centers be identified to pave way for the opening of educational institutions,” “That modalities be put in place to ensure a blended e-learning system that benefits all learners in the country, including those from the rural areas; and that orders for the procurement of critical hospital equipment for the refurbished major health facilities be urgently placed with suppliers” External link

zbc Friday, May 22, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The successful implementation of this new strategy will be anchored on the provision of additional and consistent transport as well as adequate PPEs for all workers including nurses,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I would also like to inform you that the Covid-19, 24-hour Command Centre has been operationalised and is being spearheaded by the Civil Protection Unit,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government would like to thank the Chinese Government for seconding a team of 12 medical experts who will assist in the fight against Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Let me take this opportunity to commend Zimbabweans who are cooperating with law enforcement and implementation agents in order to ensure that the nation’s containment measures are implemented,” “We are in this together, and a collective effort is crucial to winning this fight against Covid-19” External link

zimeye Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I would also like to inform you that the Covid-19, 24-hour Command Centre has been operationalised and is being spearheaded by the Civil Protection Unit,” External link

herald Friday, May 15, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government would like to thank the Chinese Government for seconding a team of 12 medical experts who will assist in the fight against Covid-19,” External link

herald Friday, May 15, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Let me take this opportunity to commend Zimbabweans who are cooperating with law enforcement and implementation agents in order to ensure that the nation’s containment measures are implemented,” “We are in this together, and a collective effort is crucial to winning this fight against Covid-19” External link

herald Friday, May 15, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet resolved that returnees who offer to pay for themselves be allowed to do so on condition that the facility is secure and subject to inspection by health and security officials and that reputable and established companies be contracted to supply Covid-19 materials,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that such unscrupulous business elements are sifted out,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that such unscrupulous business elements are sifted out,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “An increase in the smuggling of second-hand clothes into the country through border posts with Mozambique such as Mt Selinda and Sango poses unprecedented danger of spreading Covid-19 by to those who wear them,” External link

EastAfrican Monday, May 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Last year we were faced with the Cyclone Idai disaster and we saw a positive response to the calamity and similarly we are seeing yet another heartfelt response to Covid-19 pandemic and this is exactly what President Emmerson Mnangagwa is encouraging. Nothing is too little, every donation, every hand out is a drop in the bucket and together we will fill it. So we still call for such generosity we are receiving from individuals, corporates, and international development partners and even from the diaspora…. ,” External link

zbc Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “To date, we are cautiously in low figures (and) as I was giving figures to the nation yesterday, (Thursday) we are still at 34. Those are the ones who have been found to be confirmed cases of Covid-19 and for the last seven days it has remained at 34,” External link

herald Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We keep on telling our people that it’s important to wash our hands even where we don’t have sanitisers, let us wash our hands with soap thoroughly. Where we don’t have soap, let’s use even ashes to wash our hands,” External link

herald Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In order to ensure availability of staff at all health institutions, Government suspends the collective bargaining agreement on flexi-hours for the health sector given that the State, in the stimulus package, offered to waive taxation for all health workers for the next six months," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “Cabinet noted with concern that the apparent increase in the smuggling of second-hand clothes into the country through border posts such as Mt Selinda and Sango poses an unprecedented danger of contracting COVID-19 by those who wear them,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted with concern the surging in prices of basic goods despite the recently agreed price moratorium by all the stakeholders," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Statutory Instrument 99 of 2020 requires companies in the commercial and industrial sectors which are opening for the first time during the period of lockdown to have all their employees tested for the Covid-19 virus using the rapid results test,” “This is a condition precedent. It has since transpired that companies are experiencing difficulties in accessing the rapid results test kits for testing their employees” External link

zbc Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Statutory Instrument 99 of 2020 requires companies in the commercial and industrial sectors which are opening for the first time during the period of lockdown to have all their employees tested for the Covid-19 virus using the rapid results test,” “This is a condition precedent. It has since transpired that companies are experiencing difficulties in accessing the rapid results test kits for testing their employees” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet noted with concern the surging in prices of basic goods despite the recently agreed price moratorium by all the stakeholders,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet noted with concern the surging in prices of basic goods despite the recently agreed price moratorium by all the stakeholders,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As the total lockdown, Level 4, came to an end, the obtaining situation on the ground showed that Zimbabwe was yet to meet the conditions for lifting the lockdown that had been announced by the World Health Organisation (WHO),” External link

zimeye Monday, May 4, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As the total lockdown, Level 4, came to an end, the obtaining situation on the ground showed that Zimbabwe was yet to meet the conditions for lifting the lockdown that had been announced by the World Health Organisation (WHO),” External link

zimeye Monday, May 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Pertaining to re-engaging the West, Cabinet was informed that the Ministry (of Foreign Affairs and International Trade) will continue to re-engage the EU and the USA until sanctions are totally removed," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “That both residential and commercial properties be afforded a moratorium on evictions in respect to applicable lease obligations due for the period from April to the end of the lockdown, including the payment of rentals due to those months” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Further measures taken include the following, that His Excellency the President consider promulgation of Presidential Regulations to give relief to both tenants and landlords during the lockdown period. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Of these tests, 31 were confirmed positive cases, inclusive of five recoveries and four deaths. In order to reach the testing target, the joint testing teams will immediately conduct tests in all the provinces," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The setting up of isolation facilities at Rowa Training Centre and Vhuti High School for those entering the country using the Forbes Border Post, and Kariba and Chirundu Border Posts, respectively. The drilling of 13 boreholes at priority centres identified by Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution, including one at Wilkins Hospital and two at Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital; and the disbursement by Treasury of $667 million of the budgeted $758 million towards the fight against Covid-19," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Peter Johns ) : "On behalf of the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, I want to express heartfelt condolences to the Johns family, friends and media fraternity at large during this difficult time. DJ Peter Johns' mark on Zimbabwe's radio will forever be etched in the annals of history. May his soul rest in peace," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Peter Johns ) : “DJ Peter Johns’ mark on Zimbabwe’s radio will forever be etched in the annals of history. May his soul rest in peace,” External link

zbc Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The identification of isolation centres across the country has been completed and work is at various stages to ensure that these medical facilities are ready to receive and handle severe and critical cases when the need arises. Isolation centres are located in administrative districts in the Provinces," External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There was no donation from the Namibian government,” External link

namibian Saturday, April 25, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “They told me that they are going to visit this area to make sure that it is disinfected and that people in this village are conscientised on the need to up their hygienic practices. Even the MP for the area was very worried and is equally seized with the matter,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “They told me that they are going to visit this area to make sure that it is disinfected and that people in this village are conscientised on the need to up their hygienic practices. Even the MP for the area was very worried and is equally seized with the matter,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our national response preparedness continues to gain momentum, Government is encouraged by its citizens who continue to adhere to the lockdown measures,” “Let us continue to practice the protective and preventative measures that our health experts are advising us” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In Harare, a total of 17 boreholes have been drilled, including nine at Parirenyatwa Hospital and four at Sally Mugabe Hospital,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is a greater impact if we respond to Covid-19 as a group,” “Covid-19 is not a Government problem alone, it is a problem for all of us in the country” External link

herald Friday, April 24, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Kembo Mohadi ) : “Following the price moratorium announced by Honourable Vice President Kembo Mohadi on April 22, 2020, I am pleased to inform that prices have already started going down in shops around the country,” “Let me take this opportunity to thank the retail sector for joining hands with Government at this time” External link

herald Friday, April 24, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Jack Ma ) : "The receipt of a total of 4 499 rapid results test kits from Namibia on 15 April 2020 and their subsequent distribution to provinces. Furthermore, 6 000 additional rapid results kits have been procured through United National Development Programme, Global Fund and Innscor with each of them of the availing 3 000 kits. 10 000 GeneXpert cartridges are expected into the country today with a further 20 000 GeneXpert cartridges being procured by Unicef to help in the rolling out of testing for Covid-19 to the provincial and district levels," "Consignments of 18 800 extraction kits and some laboratory consumables have also been received from Jack Ma Foundation and World Health Organisation on 18 April 2020" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have the enactment of Statutory Instrument 90 of 2020 to control goods, general imports and export licences of Covid-19 goods as well as Statutory Instrument 92 of 2020 to regulate standard adherence in the manufacture and supply of personal protective equipment and materials," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Furthermore, 6 000 additional rapid results test kits have been procured through UNDP/Global Fund and Innscor, with each availing 3 000 kits,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet also agreed that in order to meet the targeted 40 000 tests by 30 April, 2020 as directed by Cabinet, health testing units should be engaged to complement and/or bridge the personnel gaps that may arise in the Ministry of Health and Child Care; that as this is a State of Disaster, all workers be compelled to provide service as required and that the agreed risk allowances, insurance and other incentives be availed as per agreement,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Salient areas where remarkable achievement has been made include discussions regarding the proposed moratorium on prices of identified basic commodities that were concluded and announcements in this regard will be made in due course,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government has now embarked on expanded tests covering the whole country,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government has now embarked on expanded tests covering the whole country," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government has now embarked on expanded tests covering the whole country,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet expressed utmost gratitude to citizens, the corporate sector and co-operating partners for the support rendered both in cash and kind towards the fight against COVID-19," "A total of $21 390 733,04; US$47 million and R356 100 has been received to date, while pledges totalling $1 242 160 were made. On its part, government has disbursed $591 million to date towards the same cause," External link

allafrica Monday, April 20, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted and approved a progress Report on the country's preparedness and response to the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19), which was presented by Honourable Vice President Mohadi, Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19 Outbreak. Cabinet lauded the level of preparedness in different provinces countrywide, which was reported to be at an advanced stage despite the general economic challenges experienced in the country" External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Of note in the report were the mapping of the screening and testing centres as well as the establishment of isolation centres for severe to critical COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe; the setting of a strategy to roll out an extensive testing programme for the COVID-19 throughout the country; the intensification of Personal Protective Equipment and Materials production as well as recruitment and training of staff" External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our long and bitter struggle united us, it organised us, it disciplined us. Zimbabwe is a nation of resilient people thus a nation which always rise to occasion no matter how tough the challenge is,” “We witnessed it last year when our country was hit by Cyclone Idai, a calamity which ravaged parts of our country. Zimbabweans within and outside came on board to assist. Now with Covid-19 threatening pandemic, it is heartening to see the corporate world and many Zimbabweans heeding our President’s call to assist. The large and deep pockets of our companies will play a complimentary role to Government efforts” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Our Independence Day 18th April has fallen at a time when we have joined other nations across the globe in fighting a pandemic that knows no race, age, religion nor sex,” “The Coronavirus threat has made us change the way we live and this year Zimbabwe celebrates its 40th birthday in a different style and manner. Still that should not stop us celebrate this auspicious occasion with more courage and determination to win the war against Covid-19. On April 18 we celebrated the birth of our nation, a nation that was built out of a desire for freedom. A nation whose founding blocks are the need for independence, equality, justice and freedom” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is our 40th Independence tomorrow (today). The independence day is falling at a time, when we joined other nations across the globe in fighting the pandemic that knows no race, no age, no religion or sex," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is our 40th Independence tomorrow (today). The independence day is falling at a time, when we joined other nations across the globe in fighting the pandemic that knows no race, no age, no religion or sex,” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also want to continue telling you that it is against the law to circulate fake news concerning Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 13, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Journalists are an essential services. We want journalists to be going around for information and distributing it to the people for coronavirus information that is required by our people to save lives . . . we understand that because of the lockdown they could not get accredited, they should use their cards without any problems from law enforcement agents" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "On protective equipment, government is trying to provide all health workers and our security personnel in the frontline with PPEs," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also want to continue telling you that it is against the law to circulate fake news concerning Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 13, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also want to continue telling you that it is against the law to circulate fake news concerning Covid-19,” External link

herald Monday, April 13, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are aware of the areas that do not receive radio and television signals,” “Let me hasten to say efforts are being made to produce awareness materials in all the 16 official languages” External link

herald Monday, April 13, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There are provincial committees that are already at work, so it is work in progress. These committees have already made some progress, including identifying the hospitals that they will be converting for different purposes like testing and isolation centres," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There are provincial committees that are already at work, so it is work in progress. These committees have already made some progress, including identifying the hospitals that they will be converting for different purposes like testing and isolation centres," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 11, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The framework and budget for risk allowance and insurance for health workers managing Covid-19 patients has been agreed on” External link

herald Friday, April 10, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is disheartening to note that some citizens are willing to put themselves and those around them at risk by flouting the lockdown regulations,” “To date 3 251 people have been arrested across the country for violating lockdown measures” External link

herald Friday, April 10, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The assessments and mapping of all potential isolation facilities is in progress and is 80 percent complete,” External link

herald Friday, April 10, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Meetings have resulted in religious leaders offering Government the use of their facilities such as hospitals, clinics, schools and churches, while the business community has shown willingness to partner Government by offering to renovate and refurbish some hospitals and other buildings into COVID-19 Isolation Centres," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Furthermore, Government was exploring options of reopening some hotels as Isolation Centres. In addition, where necessary, Covid-19 affected persons are being supported through provision of basic necessities," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Perence Shiri ) : "The Meetings have resulted in religious leaders offering Government the use of their facilities such as hospitals, clinics, schools and churches, while the business community has shown willingness to partner Government by offering to renovate and refurbish some hospitals and other buildings into Covid-19 isolation centres and the commitment by development partners to support Government and mobilise assistance towards recovery from the impacts of Cyclone Idai, Covid-19 and the drought," "After presentation by Lands, Agriculture, Water, and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri, Cabinet noted with satisfaction that the water flows in the Zambezi River had been improving significantly over the past weeks with the flows at Victoria Falls rising from 3 840 cubic metres per second on the 26th of March 2020 to 4 270 cubic metres per second as at the 2nd of April 2020" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Reports coming in from the provinces and districts indicate that our police have started implementing the directive issued by President Mnangagwa yesterday (Friday), exhorting the security forces to ensure safe passage and guarantee food supply, including vegetables from producers countrywide. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Kembo Mohadi ) : “Cabinet considered and approved the action plan as presented by Honourable Vice President Kembo Mohadi, as chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Covid-19,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is very encouraging news coming from the institutions, universities are actually prepared to assist us in this response," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 28, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “So far, we are receiving positive response from the private sector,” External link

herald Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The following terms of reference will guide the taskforce’s operations, to raise the general awareness of the public on the pandemic, to mobilise domestic and international financial resources to adequately respond to the outbreak and to engage private sector associations that include captains of industry and businesses, religious leaders, local authorities, traditional leaders and they will be coming for support in the implementation of the identified initiatives,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about James Makamba ) : “I have received the news of the passing of Zororo Makamba with great shock, extreme sadness and deep sense of shock. He is a victim of the world-wide pandemic” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As we mourn him the whole nation should take the threat of COVID 19 very seriously. Let’s all follow due medical precautions as announced by the Ministry of Health and by the World Health Organization,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa urged ( about James Makamba ) : “He was a young intelligent and dynamic man that infused talent and passion for his work with intense patriotic pride. He always exuded that confidence in the face of daunting challenges. He communicated with promise and hope in the economic prospects of his beloved Zimbabwe. I extend my sincere condolences to the Makamba family as well as to relatives and friends of Zororo Makamba. Zororo will be sorely missed!” External link

zbc Monday, March 23, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa says : “When they ask for women empowerment they are not asking for charity, if they worked so hard before and after independence they certainly have a place, a job to do to make sure that Zimbabwe becomes independent socially, economically and as we are here we continue fighting for opportunities, we need more women up there, thanks to the policies put in place by the zanu pf government, we are happy that there has been affirmative action’ According to the veteran politician, women need to continue working hard to realise their goals and dreams. ‘Work hard, you need to put a lot of effort in whatever you are doing, be determined set even tougher targets and you will get there,” External link

zbc Sunday, March 22, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "Cabinet considered the 2020 Winter Wheat Pre-planting Price and the 2019/2020 Soya Bean Producer Floor Prices as presented by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement on behalf of the Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Food Security and Nutrition," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet considered the 2020 winter wheat pre-planting price and the 2019-2020 soya bean producer floor prices as presented by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Perrance Shiri on behalf of the chair of the Cabinet Committee on Food Security and Nutrition and approved as follows; that the pre-planting winter wheat producer floor price be pegged at ZW$11 786, 44 per tonne at a margin of 20 percent, assuming a yield of four tonnes per hectare; and the premium price for grade A wheat be set at ZW$14 143, 73 which is 20 percent above the wheat producer floor price,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet received and noted with satisfaction a progress report on the status of Bills under review for Constitutional Alignment from the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, as Leader of Government Business in Parliament,” “To date, out of a total number of 183 statutes to be aligned with the Constitution, 144 have been amended, leaving a balance of 39. Over and above the 183 statutes which required alignment, there were 19 statutes identified as requiring enactment. Of those 19 new statutes, 14 have since either been enacted into law or have bills which are undergoing Parliamentary processes” External link

zbc Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet received and noted with satisfaction a progress report on the status of Bills under review for Constitutional Alignment from the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, as Leader of Government Business in Parliament,” “To date, out of a total number of 183 statutes to be aligned with the Constitution, 144 have been amended, leaving a balance of 39” External link

herald Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : “Les audiences disciplinaires (…) ont débuté le 1er novembre. Sur les 80 médecins poursuivis, 77 ont été reconnus coupables et révoqués” External link

AfricaNews-French Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa acrescentou : "O governo está profundamente triste com esses eventos e está no processo de repatriar urgentemente os cidadãos afectados" External link

portalangop Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa explicó : “centrados en la recuperación de los cadáveres” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister10.00%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
senator56.67%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
lawmaker13.33%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
sénatrice3.33%FR11/11/201611/11/2016
broadcasting services deputy minister6.67%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
spokesperson10.00%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Monica MutsvangwaEN98.53%
Monica MutsvangwaFR1.47%


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