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Three-day interruption of water supplies for 9 Byo suburbs

NINE Bulawayo suburbs are expected to endure three days without water supplies following a fault on the 600mm diameter pipe feeding the city from Tuli Hill Reservoir. In a statement Tuesday, the local authority’s acting clerk Sikhangele Zhou said all areas supplied by Tuli Reservoir ...

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Zimbabweans are paying the sins of being silent

By Andisiwe Sibindi WHERE are the Zimbabweans who are continuously plunged to the extremities of suffering? Where is this intelligence that Zimbabweans brag about when this country becomes a ridicule of modern politics and of a modern country? Philosophies of change are profound on the ...

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Mat South locals demand stake in Gwanda State University

MATABELELAND South locals are complaining of being excluded from benefitting from the sole university in the province, Gwanda State University saying they were unaware of the institution’s intake dates and was already filled by “outsiders.” Women from the province said they were not even aware ...

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Mat’ South traditional leadership under fire

Village heads in Matebeleland South have been accused of lacking knowledge on the current laws of the land and as such passing unfair judgements on cases brought before them by communities. This was raised at a women’s dialogue held at a Bulawayo Lodge on Wednesday, ...

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“Public unaware of Parliamentary processes,” – Experts

Public policy experts have warned the level of literacy in public parliamentary processes is very low and a few Zimbabweans understand what is expected of them when it comes to participating during the Parliamentary Portfolio consultative meetings to formulate the country’s policies. This comes barely ...

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Cyclist fatally knocked down by haulage truck

By Sandra Khumalo and Arnold Dube A CYCLIST died on the spot after being knocked down by a haulage truck along Siyephambili Drive Thursday at about 6:15am. The police at the scene identified the deceased as Mjomo Mhlanga (60) a Kango Products employee and was said to ...

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New pyramid scheme craze in Byo

By Ruth Chomola A new money-spinning venture,  Mavrondi Mondial Money-box (MMM) has become an instant hit in Bulawayo amid reports many people are flocking there to deposit their savings as well as in pursuit of short loans at the expense of the traditional banks who ...

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“Modern dress-code immoral” – Byo Residents

By Walter Dlamini MEMBERS of the public have urged youths to be mindfull of clothing trends which they follow nowadays, in order to ensure that their dressing is that which is morally acceptable, especially in public places, so as to avoid drawing unnecessersary attention on themselves. ...

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Byo residents welcome Rand use proposal

MOST Bulawayo residents have said the use of the Rand as the official currency to alleviate the current cash crisis at banks would be a good move, although they expressed fears of it being repelled by some clients owing to cross-rate inconsistencies. Recently the Reserve ...

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Man shot by Byo Municipal police demands compensation

By Ruth Chomola Relatives of a Emakhandeni man who was mistakenly shot by Bulawayo Municipal police who were on a stray-dog hunting exercise, are accusing the local authority of taking too long to attend to the matter. The family is demanding that council takes responsibility ...

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