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ZAPU leader, Dr Dumiso Dabengwa.

No to another GNU: ZAPU

FORMING another Government of National Unity (GNU) between opposition parties and Zanu PF will only strengthen the ruling party’s stronghold in power instead of helping Zimbabwe’s problems, said ZAPU leader, Dr Dumiso Dabengwa. Dr Dabengwa said Zimbabwe required a political transition in order to solve ...

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‘Govt has no role in selection of chiefs’

GOVERNMENT and the courts have no power over the selection of chiefs, as that role only belongs to the family. The chief’s family is the only authority who has power to identify and name the heir apparent, Natabazinduna Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Ndiweni revealed. Chief Ndiweni ...

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Suspended Bulawayo Deputy mayor, Gift Banda.

“Lafa elihle – the Death of a once Thriving City”

By Professor Welshman Ncube In Bulawayo, this week began with a severe out of season windy and cold Monday replete with dark, none rain bearing clouds reminiscent of the misery of cold dreary winter days. I was reminded of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, from my ...

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“Chiefs are senior than cabinet ministers” – Chief Ndiweni

CHIEFS are above cabinet ministers in terms of authority and are second in command after the President, Natabazinduna Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Ndiweni has said. He said chiefs were “justice of the peace” whose presence was revered in safeguarding communities and indicated traditional leaders were there ...

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Energy ministry crafts renewable energy policy

THE Ministry of Energy and Power Development is working on a renewable energy policy to promote and encourage the use of renewable energy in a bid to address challenges caused by non-renewable fuels which are contributing to climate change. The Ministry of Energy and Power ...

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Nkulumane woman on police wanted list

POLICE in Bulawayo have launched a manhunt for a Nkulumane woman accused of “withholding valuable information from the police.” The woman in question, Benita Ntokozo Ncube is wanted by the police for holding information about one Engelbert Ncube and her last known address is 15303 ...

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BCC plans for future water supplies

THE Bulawayo City Council has recorded growth as it is able to provide 3 000 housing stands per annum and has already made adequate plans to ensure consistent future water supplies amid perennial water shortages. BCC assistant director of housing and community services Dictor Khumalo ...

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Mat’land dams diminishing

WATER and climate change expert Piette Velde has revealed most dams in Matabeleland have turned into white elephants and the projects died due to a lack of investment in maintenance of water sources, exposing thousands of villagers to shortages. Speaking during a climate change meeting ...

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Youths castigate govt over police brutality

National Association of Youth Organisations (NAYO Africa) has condemned the government’s use of law enforcement agency to suppress demonstrations amid police brutality cases which have been reported during recent demonstrations in the capital. The call for concern follows challenges bedevilling the country which have seen ...

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Zim marks International Peace Day

ZIMBABWE joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Peace Day with Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) pledging its support for Matobo villagers whose rights and livelihood are being unjustly threatened by the expansion of the Maphisa ARDA Estate. In a statement, MIHR ...

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