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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, Christopher Dube.

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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Suspended Bulawayo Deputy mayor, Gift Banda.

“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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Woman and children spend week outside ex’s house

SIZINDA residents were left in shock after a woman together with her two children spent a week out in the open, outside her ex-boyfriend’s house after they separated. The woman, Nomagugu Nyathi (41) a mother of two allegedly refused to leave the house which formerly belonged ...

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Paul Hubbard

Archaeologist to tell Bulawayo story

By Franklin Sibindi BULAWAYO born archaeologist and historian, Paul Hubbard, is set to publish a photographic book on the history of Zimbabwe’s biggest city from its establishment by King Lobengula until present day. According to the latest Bulawayo City Council minutes, Hubbard said he is currently ...

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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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