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‘Health should be a priority in 2017 budget’

By Sibusiso Moyo THE Bulawayo City Council must prioritise health in its 2017 budget considering the fact that their local clinics are ill equipped while some areas have no facilities at all, residents have said. Speaking to Radio Dialogue at a community dialogue meeting last ...

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Bulawayo’s dam levels continue to worsen

By Franklin Sibindi  BULAWAYO’s dam levels continue to worsen as not much has been retained in the catchment areas despite the rains that fell in the city some weeks ago, the Bulawayo City Council statistics revealed. Principal Operations Engineer in the City of Bulawayo’s engineering ...

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‘Bulawayo’s water crisis needs Jesus’

BULAWAYO’S water supply dams have critically dropped to alarming levels, with the city council’s engineering department urging residents to earnestly pray for rains otherwise there shall be a disaster. Yesterday, the city council took city councillors, the media on a tour around the city’s supply dams and ...

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BCC worried about increasing fire outbreaks

By Memory Ncube BULAWAYO councillors have expressed concern over the increasing number of fire outbreaks in the city, which have caused massive destruction to property  and have proposed that a fire levy be introduced. According to the latest council minutes, the Committee on Environmental Management ...

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Bulawayo’s new Town Clerk to tackle city’s financial crisis

NEW Bulawayo city council Town clerk, Christopher Dube says he is a practical man who will strategically re-engineer operations and improve the council’s financial status. Dube said he would also hold continuous engagements with resident associations and improve communication flows with them. Making his first ...

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“Lafa elihle – the Death of a once Thriving City”

By Professor Welshman Ncube In Bulawayo, this week began with a severe out of season windy and cold Monday replete with dark, none rain bearing clouds reminiscent of the misery of cold dreary winter days. I was reminded of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, from my ...

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Pumula and Marvel cemeteries now open for burials

By Arnold Dube  BULAWAYO City Council has notified residents that cemeteries in Pumula South and Marvel in Mahatshula are now open for burials. This was announced during the city council’s 2016 budget performance review programme meeting held with residents Thursday at the Small City Hall. ...

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Health hazard looms in Sizinda

By Franklin Sibindi RESIDENTS from Sizinda suburb are complaining about perennial sewerage flowing in front of their homes saying the city council must take measures to prevent the situation which exposes them a health hazard. This call for concern follows a series reported cases of ...

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ZRP vows to stem vuzu parties

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is working with other arms of the government to come up with a law that will clamp down on vuzu parties that are frequented by school children where they engage in drugs and nude dancing, a senior official has said. ...

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BCC commissions 169 stands in Mahatshula North

BULAWAYO City Council says the cost for servicing stands has become a major hindrance in its efforts to provide low cost housing for its residents, while access to capital funding is a challenge. Acting mayor, Councillor Silas Chigora said this at the commissioning ceremony of ...

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