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Govt committed to reopening Ekusileni Hospital:Chimedza

Govt committed to reopening Ekusileni Hospital:Chimedza

Health and Child Care Deputy Minister Paul Chimedza has reassured the Bulawayo community that Ekusileni Hospital, that government was committed to opening the state of the art medical centre. The Deputy Minister made these remarks in Bulawayo at the recently held Ebola call to action ... Read More »

Stampede claims 11 at Magaya Crusade

Stampede claims 11 at Magaya Crusade

By Munyaradzi Musiiwa/H-Metro Eleven people died while many others were seriously injured after a stampede at Prophet Walter Magaya’s all night crusade at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe this morning. The incident occured soon after the crusade, which was attended by about 15 000 congregants, when ... Read More »

JMN Polytechnic students shun minority languages

JMN Polytechnic students shun minority languages

STUDENTS who apply for teacher training courses at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic in Gwanda, Matabeleland South, are shunning minority indigenous languages opting for Ndebele or Shona, a situation which will negatively affect the learning of indigenous languages in schools, Radio Dialogue has learnt. Indigenous ... Read More »

Zim women frown at one-party state system

Zim women frown at one-party state system

More and more women in both rural and urban setups in Zimbabwe are showing less support for a one-party state, findings from Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) published by Afrobarometer have shown. According to the study titled,  “Women and Democracy in Zimbabwe, Insights from the ... Read More »

‘Border jumpers pose Ebola threat’

‘Border jumpers pose Ebola threat’

Border jumpers  pose a serious threat to government’s efforts to keep the deadly Ebola virus from entering the country, as most of them are not screened of the virus upon entry into the country. This was revealed during an Ebola call to action breakfast meeting ... Read More »

Consumer Protection Law long overdue

Consumer Protection Law long overdue

“Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves,” says the hopeful English adage. This wise saying means if you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things. In Zimbabwe it seems it ... Read More »

I am in charge! – Mlala

I am in charge! – Mlala

ZANU-PF Bulawayo provincial acting chairperson George Mlala Wednesday reiterated that he is firmly in charge of the province amid revelations of alleged sabotage by some aggrieved provincial party members. Mlala, who was addressing about 50 party supporters who marched from the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Statue ... Read More »

State owned Herald inciting genocide- Sikhala

State owned Herald inciting genocide- Sikhala

Outspoken MDC-T activist Job Sikhala has accused state-run newspaper, The Herald of ‘inciting genocide’ in a similar manner to that of a Rwandan radio station, which led to the massacre of about 800 000 Tutsis by moderate Hutus. Sikhala, who also said The Herald is ... Read More »

Banks are abusing customers:CCZ

Banks are abusing customers:CCZ

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) has pin pointed banks as chief culprits in terms of consumer rights violations, as the country drives towards the alignment of consumer protection laws under the new constitution. Addressing members of the public during a consultation meeting on Consumer ... Read More »

BURA speaks on pre-paid water meters

BURA speaks on pre-paid water meters

The Bulawayo Residents Association (BURA) has distanced itself from the protest marches against the pre-paid water metering choosing instead to engage the Bulawayo City Council and government in dialogue over the issue. BURA members were conspicuous with their absence in last Friday’s street protests which ... Read More »