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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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Bogus real estate agents on the rise

BULAWAYO Real Estate Managing Director, Michael Nekati, has expressed concern over the increase of bogus estate agents who are reportedly swindling clients of their properties and cash. He told journalists in Bulawayo it was difficult to contain bogus estate agents and that is a crisis, ...

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PDP is off the mark – BPRA

By Walter Dlamini BULAWAYO Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) says calls made by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to dissolve Bulawayo City Council (BCC) over allegations of corruption, are premature and uncalled for given that the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing’s commission of enquiry ...

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Byo Registry hamstrung by staff shortages

Bulawayo Provincial registrar Jane Peters Wednesday told the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Defence,  Home Affairs and Security they desperately need office space and if possible their own premises to adequately accommodate them. Presenting before the Committee which toured the Bulawayo registry, she said they have ...

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“Public Transport Policy will address city congestion,” Byo Mayor

By Lungile Ngwenya THE Bulawayo City Council is finalising its Public Transport Policy, which if implemented will improve congestion, pollution and reduce accidents while developing the city’s urban mass transport system. Bulawayo Mayor, Councillor Martin Moyo, said the development of urban mass transport system has been on ...

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Pathisa Nyathi’s wife laid to rest

ELIZABETH Nyathi nee Chamisa, wife to prominent historian and cultural enthusiast, Pathisa Nyathi, who passed away Sunday morning, was laid to rest today at Lady Stanley Cemetery. She died at Mater Dei Hospital where she had been admitted after a short illness. Relatives and friends ...

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Byo councillors accused of amassing stands

BULAWAYO residents are calling for a probe of the city’s councillors following reports “they are abusing their positions to accumulate wealth and grab properties.” Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) cordinator Roderick Fayayo, in a statement said councillors must be investigated. “This comes after revelations that ...

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“Pricing of housing stands exorbitant, ” Dr Nkala

By Lungile Ngwenya THE high cost of housing stands is related to the ‘big problem’ of pricing that we have in this country, which is inconsistent with the high rate of demand, says National University of Science and Technology, Institute of Development Studies director Dr ...

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“War on mispelt Byo suburb names not yet won”

by Walter Dlamini A BULAWAYO activist, Khumbulani Maphosa, who managed to persuade the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to resolve and correct misspelt Ndebele names of the city’s suburbs and streets, says the war has not yet been won. Maphosa who resides in Mpophoma Suburb, formerly ...

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“Residents bear with us,” : BCC

By Walter Dlamini Bulawayo Deputy Mayor Gift Banda is pleading with residents complaining of poor health service delivery at council’s facilities saying the local authority can not adequately staff the clinics because of its parent ministry’s employment freeze directive. This follows reports that some of ...

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