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Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:02 | OOSKAnews
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Government on Friday ordered the Harare City Council and other local authorities to abandon all the tenders they had been using to procure water treatment chemicals.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 09:13 | OOSKAnews
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Zimbabwe's capital shut its main water works on Monday citing shortages of foreign currency to import treatment chemicals, the deputy mayor said, potentially leaving the city dry and raising the risk...

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Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 07:01 | OOSKAnews
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Government yesterday released $37.4 million, including foreign currency, towards interventions to improve water access and waste water treatment in Harare. The move comes as a relief to residents as...

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 11:13 | OOSKAnews
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The current power shortages bedeviling the country could trigger fresh waterborne disease outbreaks with Kwekwe now sitting on a time bomb, a senior official in the Midlands city has warned.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:58 | OOSKAnews
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The Harare City Council has appealed to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), to release foreign [currency] to companies that import water treatment chemicals from South Africa and China.

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Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:32 | OOSKAnews
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Harare City Council says it is limiting running water to two days a week due to a drier-than-normal rainy season as criticism mounted over the move. The aim of water-rationing is to help distribute...

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 20:42 | OOSKAnews
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Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe...

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Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 16:57 | OOSKAnews
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The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners last week announced support for the government of Zimbabwe in launch of an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign to protect 1.4 million people at...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 13:34 | OOSKAnews
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Hospitals in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare are facing serious water shortages amid a cholera outbreak which has now killed more than 45 people and infected around 6,000 in the country.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 17:26 | OOSKAnews
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Zimbabwe has declared a cholera emergency in the country’s capital Harare. The death toll from the disease has risen to 20 and another 2,000 people are infected, Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said...

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