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Skyz Metro FM changes name

Skyz Metro FM changes name

SKYZ Metro FM, the recently licensed commercial radio station, has dropped the “Metro” to become SKYZ FM. This development was announced by one of the stations shareholder, Amakhosi Founder and celebrated playwright Continue-loving Mhlanga at a meeting with news writers and content gatherers at Amakhosi ... Read More »

BURA holds AGM

BURA holds AGM

The Bulawayo United Residents Association (BURA) is set to hold its annual general meeting (AGM)  Sunday where Neighbourhood Watch Committees (NWC)s are set to be revived amid an upsurge of robberies and housebreaking cases in the city’s suburbs. BURA chairman Winos Dube said the spate ... Read More »

Mphoko’s intervention at Maleme has no legal standing: legal experts

Mphoko’s intervention at Maleme has no legal standing: legal experts

LEGAL experts have said Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s recent intervention at the Maleme Ranch Farm wrangle in which he ordered a senior state intelligence official to vacate the area was political, hence null and void at law, a development that has not prevented Rodney Mashingaidze ... Read More »

Rhodes’ exhumation insignificant – Byo residents

Rhodes’ exhumation insignificant – Byo residents

By Samantha Ndebele BULAWAYO residents have added their voice to the ongoing debate on plans by Zanu PF activists to push government to exhume Cecil John Rhodes’ grave, saying the move will have no material significance in their lives. Zanu-PF youths recently insisted on digging ... Read More »

‘Investigate child abuse by domestic workers’ -ZDAWU

‘Investigate child abuse by domestic workers’ -ZDAWU

By Senzeni Ncube  THE Zimbabwe Domestic and Allied Workers Union (ZDAWU) has called on relative authorities to instigate investigations of child abuse by domestic workers amid an upsurge of related cases. According to recent reports, there has been a string of cases where domestic workers ... Read More »

Gwanda residents petition Kasukuwere over ZINWA

Gwanda residents petition Kasukuwere over ZINWA

GWANDA residents have petitioned the Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Saviour Kasukuwere to order the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) to hand over the city’s water treatment plant to the local authority. The mining town has been faced with acute water shortages which has ... Read More »

Byo still waiting to be declared special economic zone

Byo still waiting to be declared special economic zone

THE City of Bulawayo is still waiting to be declared a Special Economic Zone, almost two years after government mooted the idea, meant to turn around the city’s economic fortunes. Special economic zones are developed to attract both domestic and foreign direct investment through the ... Read More »

Special Economic Zones, where are they?

Special Economic Zones, where are they?

The City of Bulawayo is still waiting to be declared a Special Economic Zone, almost two years after government mooted the idea, meant to turn around the city’s economic fortunes. Special economic zones are developed to attract both domestic and foreign direct investment through the ... Read More »

BPRA releases research paper on pre-paid water meters

BPRA releases research paper on pre-paid water meters

THE Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) has released a research paper on the introduction of prepaid water meters in the city and expect to use this document in the lobby against the move by the authority and government. In an interview, BPRA information officer Zibusiso ... Read More »

Mixed feelings over pre-paid water meters

Mixed feelings over pre-paid water meters

By Wendy Dube Bulawayo residents have expressed mixed feelings towards government’s proposal to instal pre-paid water meters. This came out at  the World Water Day celebrations held at  Cowdray Park terminus, where some residents came out in full support of the prepaid water meters while ... Read More »