BUSINESS

Zimbabwe renews COVID vaccination drive, targets schoolkids

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has launched a new COVID-19 vaccination campaign that includes jabbing children aged 12 and above to rescue a drive faltering due to vaccine hesitancy and complacency. This week schools in the southern African country have become vaccination zones with children in school uniforms lining up to get the injections. Many parents say they support the...

Strive Masiyiwa’s net worth is now at US$2.7 billion according to Forbes

FORBES — Econet Group Founder Strive Masiyiwa’s net worth has been estimated at US$2.7 billion according to Forbes’ latest rankings. Masiyiwa is now in 10th place tied with South Africa’s Jacobus Petrus “Koos” Bekker, the founding director of African Telecommunications giant MTN and later became Chairman of Naspers (DStv’s parent company). “Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, Africa’s wealthiest are richer...