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Know Your City: City of Bulawayo

Know Your City: City of Bulawayo

Founder of the Ndebele State, King Mzilikazi Khumalo arrived in Zimbabwe in 1838. Based initially near Nyathi in 1863 he moved closer to the Matobo Hills founding eMhlahlandlela. After Mzilikazi’s death in 1868 Lobengula Khumalo was crowned king at eMhlahlandlela on 22nd February 1870. Shortly ... Read More »

NBSZ to honour blood donors

NBSZ to honour blood donors

By Samantha Ndebele The National Blood Services of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) says it will honour unsung heroes who have saved millions of lives by donating blood during the forthcoming World Blood Donor day slated for Bulawayo province. In a telephone interview from Harare NBSZ public relations ... Read More »

Council gets tough on traffic offenders

Council gets tough on traffic offenders

The Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing has modified Bulawayo City Council’s by-laws to give the local authority power to clamp and tow away vehicles that violate the city’s traffic regulations. The ministry, in terms of section 229 of the Urban Councils ... Read More »

“I still consider VP Mphoko as my junior” – Dabengwa

“I still consider VP Mphoko as my junior” – Dabengwa

ZAPU leader Dr Dumiso Dabengwa says he has no time to respond to recent criticism by  Phekelezela Mphoko describing the Vice-President as being very junior to him. Speaking during a Bulawayo Agenda-hosted Africa Day public lecture series Dr Dabengwa said even up to date he ... Read More »

TelOne, NetOne unwilling to settle debt: Econet

TelOne, NetOne unwilling to settle debt: Econet

TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is owed $26,3 million in interconnect fees by government owned network providers, Tel One and NetOne. According to the company’s audited abridged financial results for the year end 28 February 2015, Tel One and Net One have been failing to ... Read More »

Northlea to host girls’ basketball tourney

Northlea to host girls’ basketball tourney

By Senzeni Ncube Northlea High School is set to host  this year’s  edition of the  National Association  of Secondary heads  (NASH) under 17  Bulawayo Metropolitan girls basketball tournament. In an interview with Radio Dialogue,the tournament director Mthulisi Makhosana said the tournament will be held on Saturday ... Read More »

‘Drunk’ Zanu PF official fatally strikes pupil

‘Drunk’ Zanu PF official fatally strikes pupil

A Pumula North family was Monday left grief stricken after an allegedly drunk Zanu PF activist failed to control his vehicle and fatally struck their son who was standing by the roadside with his friends. The driver, whom  eyewitnesses identified as Mafu, had reportedly spent ... Read More »

PPRIZ embarks on public accountability programme

PPRIZ embarks on public accountability programme

THE Public Policy Research Institute of Zimbabwe (PPRIZ) has embarked on a promotion of public accountability programme aimed at conscientising members of the public on national developmental programmes in a bid to achieve transparency. In an interview PPRIZ director, Dr Samukele Hadebe said this programme ... Read More »

Pupils empowered with psychomotor skills

Pupils empowered with psychomotor skills

THE proposed curriculum for primary and secondary education is already being put to use by engineers in the country who have embarked on a project to teach pupils at secondary level how to make bridges, the development which will also improve pupil’s pyschomotor skills. The ... Read More »

‘Taxation system in Zimbabwe unjust’ – Zimcodd

‘Taxation system in Zimbabwe unjust’ – Zimcodd

By Samantha Ndebele  Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (Zimcodd) has described the country’s taxation system as unjust, as thousands of taxpayers continue wallowing in poverty and underdevelopment. Speaking during a media workshop recently Zimcodd programmes manager Nomalanga Ncube said  the taxation system in Zimbabwe ... Read More »