The death toll in Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak has risen to 28, state media said Sunday, as the health minister announced new antibiotics were being used after the disease strain was found to be resistant to some drugs.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has confirmed that his ousted predecessor Robert Mugabe sent a letter of apology for not attending his inauguration at the National Sports stadium in the capital Harare on Sunday.
Zimbabwe Constitutional Court is expected to make a ruling on the opposition party’s challenge, to the results of last month’s historic presidential election.
Thousands of Zimbabweans are expected to gather at the country’s national shrine the Heroes Acre in Harare as they celebrate men and women who fought for the liberation of Zimbabwe.
Legal expert Advocate Fadzayi Mahere says Zimbabwe’s president-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s announcement that opposition leader Tendai Biti was released following his intervention undermined public confidence in the country’s judicial system.