�The Regulations�

It is time again to go over some of the rules about how stores, in fact anyone who sells you anything must behave.

These are the rules listed in the Consumer Protection Regulations, these are the things that everyone should know about before they even consider buying things. These are the rules that can protect you and your money.

Perhaps the most useful of all the Regulations is Section 13 (1) (a) which says that commodities and services must be “of merchantable quality”. The Regulations define this as “fit for the purposes for which commodities of that kind are usually purchased”. What this means in simple terms is that things should work. It does not matter if it is a cellphone, a laptop, a car or a sofa, it should do what it’s meant to do.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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