New HIV prevention method for women to be availed

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WOMEN now have one more HIV prevention method, a dapirivine vaginal ring which has been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of HIV. One of the clinical trials which led to that conclusion was carried out in Zimbabwe where it was proven that the ring is more than 60 percent effective in preventing HIV. Dubbed the ASPIRE, the clinical study conducted in three other countries enrolled more than 4 500 women aged between 18-45. In an interview, one of the International HIV Research for Prevention Conference chairpersons, Dr Nyaradzo Mmgodi,…

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Zim fuel stations lose licences…Overcharging proves unprofitable..

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GOVERNMENT has withdrawn service licences for some service stations that were charging fuel prices above those recommended by the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority. Briefing journalists after yesterday’s Cabinet meeting, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa also said the amendments to Statutory Instrument (SI) 122 of 2017 had begun bearing fruits as the availability of basic commodities on the market was gradually improving. She said Cabinet was concerned about the continuing high prices, insistence by some retailers on payment in hard currency and the prevalence of the three-tier price…

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