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Arnold Payne laid to rest

Arnold Payne laid to rest

BULAWAYO residents Friday thronged the Lady Stanley Cemetery to pay their last respects to renowned water activist, Arnold Payne. Payne died at Mater Dei Hospital at the age of 76 on Monday night. Before the burial, a sermon was held at the Ambassador Baptist Church ... Read More »

Abammeli slams govt on local authority bills

Abammeli slams govt on local authority bills

ABAMMELI Human Rights Lawyers Network has criticised the government for holding consultations for two crucial proposed bills, the Local Authorities and Provincial And Metropolitan Councils Administration in Harare only. The Ministry of Local Governance, Rural and Urban Development held a two day consultation with provincial ... Read More »

Residents panic as taps run dry

Residents panic as taps run dry

Bulawayo residents in some parts of western suburbs woke up to dry taps and immediately went on panic mode, fearing water shedding had resumed. Residents in Magwegwe, Lobengula, Emakhandeni, Entumbane and Emganwini suburbs have no water since yesterday. Radio Dialogue was on Friday inundated with ... Read More »

Women empowerment indaba for Bulawayo

Women empowerment indaba for Bulawayo

AFRICAN Women’s Initiative In Developing Economies (AWIDE) is set to draw women from all over Zimbabwe to an indaba in Bulawayo in a bid to bring cohesion and total understanding of the national agenda on the empowerment of women. The two day indaba will be ... Read More »

Man jailed for raping 6 year old girl

Man jailed for raping 6 year old girl

A 21-year-old man from Bulawayo’s Old Pumula Township has been sentenced to an effective eight year jail term for raping a six-year-old girl from the neighbourhood. He also has a pending rape case before the same court in which he is alleged to have raped another ... Read More »

Gorden Moyo officially joins renewal team

Gorden Moyo officially joins renewal team

MAKOKOBA legislator and former Bulawayo MDC-T provincial chairman, Gorden Moyo, is officially part of the breakaway MDC Renewal Team. Moyo resigned from his provincial post in June saying he could not stand the incessant squabbles and leadership failures in MDC-T. He opted to be an ... Read More »

‘Jealous’ man fatally stabbed in bar brawl

‘Jealous’ man fatally stabbed in bar brawl

A Zimbabwean man based in Botswana lost his life in an altercation with a Motswana man who had mistaken his girlfriend for a prostitute. Mogami Dijo, told the Gaborone High Court that he did not intend to kill the Zimbabwean, who was not named, as ... Read More »

Zimplats sinks $200m in CSR programmes

Zimplats sinks $200m in CSR programmes

PLATINUM giant, Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (ZimPlats) says it has invested over US$200 million in its corporate social responsibility programmes for the past 12 years they have been operating in the country. ZimPlats, a subsidiary of South Africa’s Impala Platinum Mines (Implats) runs four mines in ... Read More »

Ebola scare at UBH

Ebola scare at UBH

A TRUCK driver admitted Tuesday at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) caused a major scare after it was suspected he had contracted the deadly Ebola virus. Sources at the hospital said the driver who is alleged to have recently come into the country from the ... Read More »

Khupe driver robbery case transferred to Byo Regional Court

Khupe driver robbery case transferred to Byo Regional Court

The case of Witness Dube, the driver of MDC-T vice-president Thokozani Khupe, and his colleague, Kunashe Muchemwa (32) an MDC-T youth league member charged with robbery and assault has been transferred to the Bulawayo Regional Curt for trial. Dube of Gwabalanda and Muchemwa of Old ... Read More »