ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Africa

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:00 - Updated Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:00

Zimbabwe police ban public gatherings in capital to contain cholera outbreak

HARARE - Zimbabwe’s police on Wednesday issued a ban on all public gatherings to control the spread of cholera, which has killed 21 people in the capital Harare, a day after the government declared an emergency following the outbreak of the disease.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

In a statement, the national police spokeswoman Charity Charamba urged members of the public to take heed of the ban as it would assist in alleviating the spread of cholera, but did not say how long the ban would last.

The main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa had planned to hold a rally on Saturday where he may take a mock presidential oath, three weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated following a court decision upholding his disputed election victory,REUTERS.

Tags África  

Read also
  • 12/09/2018 14:12:21

    EU's Juncker eyes Africa free trade pact

    STRASBOURG- The European Union could one day offer a free trade agreement to the whole of the African continent, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will say in a keynote speech on Wednesday, an EU official said.

  • 12/09/2018 14:07:09

    In Mali's capital, donkeys are on front line of fight against waste

    BAMAKO - In the Malian capital of Bamako, donkey carts driven by young men like 19-year-old Arouna Diabate play a vital role battling the fast-growing city’s waste problem.

  • 12/09/2018 14:04:59

    Libya's PM says conditions for elections not yet ripe: paper

    ROME - Conditions in Libya are too unstable to hold elections, Prime Minister Fayez Seraj was cited as saying on Wednesday, casting doubts on a French-led push for a vote in December which aims to end years of turmoil and unify the North African country.

  • 12/09/2018 14:03:07

    Congo mines minister insists no compromise on new mining code

    KOLWEZI- Democratic Republic of Congo’s mines minister said on Wednesday that a new mining code signed into law in March that hikes royalties and taxes cannot be called into question.