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Fake registry officer charged with fraud

Fake registry officer charged with fraud

By Samantha Ndebele A Bulawayo man has been taken to court after he masqueraded as an employee of the registry office and robbed a city woman of her money after promising to assist her obtain an identity document for a relative. According to the state ... Read More »

NRZ workers storm offices over unpaid salaries

NRZ workers storm offices over unpaid salaries

National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employees Thursday stormed the parastatal’s offices demanding management pay them their outstanding salaries. The workers last received full salaries in June 2014. Hundreds of disgruntled workers marched to the Bulawayo main station offices to seek audience with the management over ... Read More »

Mnangagwa to officiate at ZITF business conference

Mnangagwa to officiate at ZITF business conference

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa will this year officiate at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair’s (ZITF) International Business Conference. Previously, this was the preserve of ousted vice president, Dr Joice Mujuru. VP Mnangagwa’s key note address will centre on “Accelerate Implementation of ZimAsset through value addition ... Read More »

Govt urged to revisit vending regulations

Govt urged to revisit vending regulations

By Samantha Ndebele A Bulawayo based civic organisation, Bulawayo Agenda has challenged government to adjust regulations and policies relating to vendors saying the current legislation is primitive and hinder freedom of movement. Addressing informal traders in the city Tuesday, Bulawayo Agenda director Mmeli Dube said ... Read More »

ZITF: Home owners urged to register with ZTA

ZITF: Home owners urged to register with ZTA

By Senzeni Ncube The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF)  has urged  private homeowners wishing to cash in on the annual trade showcase to register with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority ( ZTA). The trade expo which will be officially opened by Zambian president Edgar Lungu, will ... Read More »

Mat’land pupils urged to apply for Japanese scholarships

Mat’land pupils urged to apply for Japanese scholarships

By Wendy Dube The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has urged Advanced Level students in Matabeleland region to seize the 2016 Japanese government scholarship opportunities amid a low application rate in the previous year. Addressing pupils at the Large City Hall Tuesday, senior public relations officer ... Read More »

Shale villagers long for a health facility

Shale villagers long for a health facility

By Senzeni Ncube Shale villagers in Umzingwane district, Matabeleland South have never had their own health facility since the turn of independence, 35 years on, a situation compelling expecting mothers to deliver their newborns at home. According to Shale village representative, Gelot Moyo a nearest ... Read More »

Xenophobia: Byo Mayor calls for calm

Xenophobia: Byo Mayor calls for calm

Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Martin Moyo has condemned the on-going wave of xenophobic violence in South Africa, calling for peace and calm. Addressing informal traders in the city Tuesday, Councillor Moyo said most Zimbabweans were forced out of the country due to the failing economy and ... Read More »

Japanese Embassy avails more scholarships

Japanese Embassy avails more scholarships

By Samantha Ndebele The Japanese Embassy will Tuesday hold a meeting with Bulawayo City Council and National University of Science and Technology (NUST) to promote its 2016 scholarship programme. The Japanese Government is offering Undergraduate, Research and Post-Graduate scholarships to Zimbabweans to study at Japanese ... Read More »

Ex-Prisoners petition Zimondi

Ex-Prisoners petition Zimondi

The Zimbabwe Ex-Prisoners Development Aid (ZEPDA) is set to lobby the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) Commissioner Paradzai Zimondi to have access to the country’s prisons for them to implement intervention programmes. In an interview, ZEPDA president Dickson Sibanda said success for their empowerment ... Read More »