Huawei global revenues up in ‘extraordinary’ 2019

Huawei braves the storm as Europe, Middle East and Africa remains the Chinese technology giant's biggest market outside of Beijing.

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI has reported a 19,1 percent increase in global sales revenue to CNY858,8 billion (US$120,98 billion) in 2019. Its net profit reached CNY62,7 billion and cash flow from operating activities topped CNY91,4 billion, up 22,4 percent year-on-year. Among other highlights, Huawei invested 15,3 percent of its...

COVID-19: Zimbabwe monitors nationals from SA

Zimbabwe Minister of Health, Dr Obadiah Moyo

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - ZIMBABWE is closely monitoring thousands of its citizens that travelled back home from neighbouring South Africa as the two countries embark on lockdowns to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). South Africa has the most cases of the deadly virus and it is feared some Zimbabweans there could have been exposed to...

China success inspires South Africa lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – THE negative tests for some South Africans that returned from China, and the massive drop of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the epicentre of the disease demonstrates the effectiveness and the necessity of a state of lockdown. This is according to South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, as the country began...

Harare resident challenges COVID-19 response

Harare resident, Mr Roger Stringer (in hat) lodges a court application opposing the establishment of a medical facility to quarantine people suffering from coronavirus next to his place. Photo supplied

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare HARARE - A Harare man has lodged a court application opposing the establishment of a medical facility to quarantine people suffering from the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). In an application filed at the High Court, Roger Stringer, a resident of Mt Pleasant suburb in Harare, protested against the renovation and...

Soul’s destiny a matter of heaven and hell

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKADEAR reader, just close your eyes for a moment. Imagine if you were to die today, with all these sins around your neck, where do you think your soul will go? Hell or heaven? Forget the church you belong to or worship with.

D-day for TB Joshua prophecy on COVID-19

Nigerian prophet TB Joshua

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, NigeriaLAGOS - IT remains to be seen if the bold declaration by controversial Nigeria church leader, prophet Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua, that the coronavirus (COVID-19) will end today (Friday) will be fulfilled. He made the declaration at the end of February at his Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos.

Zimbabwe bracing for impending lockdown

Zimbabwe new parliament construction

from WELLINGTON TONI in HarareHARARE - MAJOR construction projects in Zimbabwe have come to a standstill and some companies have shut shop. These are among the biggest indicators that the country is headed for a lockdown amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) already having a first fatality. The death comes days after the...

5G earmarked to fight coronavirus pandemic

Huawei 5G

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – A LEADING global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices believes the fifth generation of wireless communications technologies (5G) can enhance the effectiveness of pandemic prevention and treatment as well as drive the digital transformation of healthcare systems in response to major public emergencies. According to...

Trump blasted over ‘xenophobic’ coronavirus stance

Donald Trump

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, ZambiaLUSAKA – UNITED States President, Donald Trump, and his government have lurched into a fresh xenophobia and racial discrimination controversy for referring to the coronavirus’ (COVID-19’s) emergence from China. Zambian diplomat, Tendayi Achiume, who is the United Nations’ (UN’s) Special envoy on racism, expressed outrage. “It’s dismaying to witness state...

Locals cover gap left by global travelers to Zambezi

Victoria Falls, Zambezi river

from THOKOZILE DUBE in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - DOMESTIC tourists increasingly attracted to the majestic Zambezi River after rising water levels are making up for the lowering number of international travelers to the region in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The tourists are drawn from the six countries covered by the 2 574 kilometre-long river, namely...