Brexit Backstop Plan is Calculated Risk – Geoffrey Cox

The UK would be “indefinitely committed” to EU customs rules if Brexit trade talks broke down, the chief law officer has said. But Geoffrey Cox said it would not be in either side’s political interests to allow that to happen. The attorney general said it was a “calculated risk” and “I do not believe we will be trapped in it permanently”. Labour is leading a cross-party bid to force Mr Cox to publish his legal advice to the government in full. It came after Mr Cox published an overview of his…

Chamisa To Testify Before Commission

MDC-Alliance president Mr Nelson Chamisa has made a major climbdown after he was forced to abandon conditions he had set to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 Post-Election Violence that rocked central Harare and killed six people and left a trail of destruction. Mr Chamisa, together with MDC-Alliance deputy national chairperson Mr Tendai Biti, is set to give evidence today before the commission chaired by former South African president Mr Kgalema Motlanthe and respond to allegations that he incited the violence. Representatives from the commission recently…

Sex And Prostate Cancer Prevention

The prostate gland is a walnut-shaped organ located within the pelvis of a man. This organ is surrounding the urethra and positioned between the bladder and the penis. Prostate is essential for men in his reproductive years, as it secretes prostatic fluid as the nutrients for the sperms. The role of the prostate is unknown beyond procreation, as the organ continues to grow with advancing age with no specific advantage. The enlargement of the prostate can potentially cause problems in urinary flow, sexual dysfunction and even cancerous changes. A man…

New Rules For Tinted Car Windows

KUALA LUMPUR: New rules for vehicle window tinting will be introduced soon, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke. “I will announce the new policy after bringing the JPJ (Road Transport Department) amendments to Parliament later this month,” he said after launching the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 18) at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) yesterday. Vehicle tinting guidelines were altered several times in the past under the previous administration. Existing regulations for vehicle tinting stand from amended regulations in February 2016, which state the minimum visible light…

Four People Dead in Shooting at Chicago Hospital

CHICAGO — This city’s hospitals have grown all too accustomed to receiving victims of gunshot wounds from unrelenting violence on the streets, but on Monday, one hospital became the scene of a shooting that left four people dead and sent health workers and patients alike scrambling for safety. As a frantic scene played out inside and outside Mercy Hospital, south of Chicago’s downtown, four people were shot and killed, Superintendent Eddie Johnson of the Chicago Police said. Among the dead, according to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, were a police officer, a…

First Lady Sources HIV Machines

First Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa has sourced machines designed to carry out Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) of HIV which are expected to improve maternal and child health. The First Lady, who is the ambassador for maternal and child health, sourced the machines through the Ministry of Health and Child Care. This will help mothers to know the HIV status of their babies at birth. Over 100 machines were distributed early this year from Diagnostics for the Real World (DRW) of the United Kingdom with support from the Global Fund and…

I have found the Cure For HIV-Prophet Magaya

Zimbabwean prophet Walter Magaya claims to have found a cure for HIV and has since invited the Zimbabwean government to conduct scientific tests. Prophet Walter Magaya claims to have conducted human tests using the HIV cure which reportedly increases CD4 count by 200% in 14 days. the HIV cure is reportedly made from a plant called Aguma which is found in Zimbabwe and mixed with a herb from Mozambique. Magaya says he has formed a company called Aretha Medical with his Indian partners and have secured a clinical licence and…

Accept Bond Notes, RTGS- Obadiah Moyo Tells Pharmacies

Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo has called on retailers and wholesalers in the medical field to normalise the ongoing shortages of drugs by accepting bond notes and RTGS payment. The health sector is currently battling to stay afloat due to severe foreign currency shortages forcing some to close while others nolonger accept any other form of payment except United States dollars. In an interview at Harare Hospital Nurses Graduation Ceremony, Moyo said government was working with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to ensure wholesalers access…

Three Million Kenyans To Get Free Healthcare

NAIROBI. – More than three million Kenyans in four counties are set to start enjoying universal health coverage after President Uhuru Kenyatta launches a pilot programme on December 1. President Kenyatta announced that the programme will be launched in Isiolo, Kisumu, Nyeri and Machakos counties, and will coincide with the World Aids Day, whose theme this year is “Know Yourself”. The pilot phase is expected to last for a year before it is scaled up to cover the rest of the country. After registration, patients will be treated free of…