Karoi

  • Health

    CABS shuts down Bulawayo, Karoi branches as staffers test COVID-19+

    CABS has temporarily closed its Jason Moyo Branch in Bulawayo and another in Karoi after its staffers tested positive for Covid-19. The closure of the two branches paves way for the bank to disinfect the premises. This comes as the country continues to record an increase in the number of new Covid-19 cases with 416 recorded yesterday to bring the…

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  • Local

    Children’s home shut down, deregistered over child abuse

    HURUNGWE Children’s Home in Karoi was on Friday shut down and deregistered over allegations of abuse of children and mismanagement of donations by the staff. The home, operating under Karoi Town Council, has been taking care of at least 80 vulnerable children drawn from Hurungwe District, who are now being moved to other homes. The management at the home came…

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  • Life Hack

    Karoi mine employs only women, ‘the first in Africa to do so’

    The Zimbaqua mine in Karoi, Mashonaland West Province, is unusual. While it operates like you would expect any mine to, it is those doing the mining that stand out: they are all women. The 50ha mine, 200km northwest of Harare, was established in 2019. It’s all-female workforce of 30 is responsible removing aquamarine gemstones from the ground. In Zimbabwe, 15%…

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