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“Dont fill potholes,remove tar instead,” Lobengula residents

RESIDENTS in Lobengula have urged the Bulawayo City Council to consider removing the tar completely from the roads rather than just filling potholes, as that only damages them further. During a community meeting that coincided with World Radio Day, Radio Dialogue engaged with Lobengula residents who said the roads ...

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Burst sewer pipes worry Lobengula residents

LOBENGULA residents are complaining about burst sewage pipes which they say the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is reluctant to service. Residents said the BCC is not taking any action to fix burst sewer pipes and in an event where they do, they would have took ...

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BCC committed to service delivery

Bulawayo City Council has affirmed its commitment to improve service delivery, amid numerous projects being undertaken in various wards, a councillor said. Speaking during a community meeting, Makokoba Councillor James Sithole said the city’s suburb is set to benefit from some of these projects. He ...

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“Failure to make weep holes in precast walls is an offense” – BCC

RESIDENTS, with precast walls have been urged by Bulawayo City Council to create weep holes that will drain water from their yards, especially in light of the incessant rains which may cause flooding. It has come to the city council’s attention some residents refuse to ...

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BCC suspends maize slashing

BULAWAYO City Council voted not to cut maize planted along stream banks and has suspended the act until June 2018. The council had threatened to destroy crops planted along streams, as the local authority tries to enforce by-laws prohibiting stream bank cultivation. There was a ...

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Magagula laid to rest

THE late Bulawayo City Council long serving Director of Housing and Community Services Isaiah Magagula has been described as a fountain of knowledge and an individual who was committed to serving the council with passion and dedication, while condolences continue pouring in. Magugula died on ...

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Byo residents will not embrace cremation

Bulawayo residents say they are not culturally ready to accept the city council’s proposal to have infants cremated citing that the move is unacceptable. Recently, Bulawayo City Council acting director of Health Services Dr Edwin Sibanda said infants from zero to 10 years and paupers ...

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BCC commends increase in civic participation

BULAWAYO City Council has commended the increase in civic participation and involvement from various partners who availed their resources and time to improve service delivery and governance. In its end of 2016 message, the local authority expressed gratitude to corporates, individuals, community groups and Non-Governmental ...

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BCC to cremate infants as burial space dwindles

Bulawayo City Council has decided cremate infants together with city’s central hospitals starting this year due to growing pressure for burial space at cemeteries. The Acting Director of Health Services Dr Edwin Sibanda said infants from zero to 10 years and paupers be cremated starting ...

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ZRP issue stern warning against sand poaching

ZIMBABWE Republic Police has warned residents over sand poaching saying the law enforcement agency will soon catch up with them and perpetrators will face the wrath of the law. This follows the drowning of a 15-year-old Pumula South boy while washing his hands in a ...

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