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CSOs to push for devolution of power

CSOs to push for devolution of power

A Bulawayo based civil society organisation, Bulawayo Agenda will this Saturday hold its 7th edition of the Ideas Festival with an aim of advocating for the establishment of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission. Addressing journalists, Bulawayo Agenda director Mmeli Dube said the four-day festival ... Read More »

Govt avails € 1.2m to revive cotton ginneries

Govt avails € 1.2m to revive cotton ginneries

The government has set aside € 1.2 million of the €4,2 million grant availed to Zimbabwe by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) meant for the recovery of the cotton and clothing sector, for the resuscitation of cotton ginneries in the country. The ... Read More »

US after Zim’s Uranium deposits:Zhuwao

US after Zim’s Uranium deposits:Zhuwao

WESTERN countries such as the United States are after Zimbabwe’s uranium deposits and will hide behind regime change to loot the country resource’s in order to fuel their economic growth, Chairman of Zhuwao Institute, a think tank, Patrick Zhuwao has said. Speaking at the Bulawayo ... Read More »

Byo to host HAZ annual congress

Byo to host HAZ annual congress

BULAWAYO is expected to host the Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) annual congress next week which coincides with the association’s 70 year anniversary. Last year’s congress was in Victoria Falls. About 150 delegates are set to attend the three day event whose major highlight would ... Read More »

CIMAS faces viability challenges, as govt insists on 75% tarrif hike

CIMAS faces viability challenges, as govt insists on 75% tarrif hike

Cimas Medical Aid Society has warned that it risks depleting its financial reserves in less than three years if government forces medical firms to effect a 75 % tariff charges for doctors and other health service providers backdated to May 2014.  Cimas said it was ... Read More »

MDC-T youths bay for suspended Hlalo’s blood

MDC-T youths bay for suspended Hlalo’s blood

Members of the MDC-T Bulawayo province youth executive Monday took a dig at suspended Senator Matson Hlalo who successfully contested the results of provincial elections and barred recently elected chairperson Councillor Gift Banda from assuming office through the High Court. The youths said Hlalo was ... Read More »

Another NRZ train derails

Another NRZ train derails

A Victoria Falls-bound National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) passenger train derailed on Sunday night with some passengers escaping with minor injuries. The accident occurred at Mpopoma Siding, a few kilometres from the main railway station. Sources who spoke to Radio Dialogue said they had a ... Read More »

Pharmacies defy govt ban on sex steroids

Pharmacies defy govt ban on sex steroids

PHARMACIES in the country are selling banned sex steroids which have severe effects on users, defying a government directive that banned the selling of the performance enhancement pills late last year. Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ), the country’s sole medicine regulator, banned the selling ... Read More »

Man slips and dies on pavement

Man slips and dies on pavement

A 58-year-old Bulawayo man died on the spot after he slipped and fell bashing his head on the edge of a pavement  in the city centre. The incident happened at the corner of Fort Street and Sixth Avenue on Friday morning. Witnesses say the man, ... Read More »

Byo residents prefer imports: official

Byo residents prefer imports: official

BULAWAYO residents’ preference for imported goods has contributed to the de-industrialisation of the city, as it kills local businesses, Buy Zimbabwe Business Development Executive Alois Burutsa has said. Addressing journalists during a press conference in Bulawayo, Burutsa said most local companies were out of business, ... Read More »