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Pumula North residents appeal for boreholes

Residents in Bulawayo’s Pumula North suburb have expressed concern over their “absent” councillor whom they accuse of deserting them. In an interview, a resident Sibongubuhle Sibanda said they envy residents in other wards who are fully represented by their area councillors. “In Pumula North there ...

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Musasa worried about sanitary ware disposal

By Senzeni Ncube A WOMAN’S advocacy organisation, Musasa Project, has expressed concern on the poor disposal of used sanitary pads by women and is calling for more education on waste management. Musasa Project has noted that it is mostly young women who do not know ...

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Residents now have public toilet

BULAWAYO residents now have access to a free public toilet and ablution services to offer them convenience when doing their business in the city centre. It has been a worry that some strategic and convenience buildings in Zimbabwe’s second capital city have no toilet facilities ...

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“Khonapho khonapho” hailers condemned

The recently established Imvuselelo Yolimi Lamasiko EsiNdebele Trust is in the process of engaging the Bulawayo City Council to ensure that it’s signage posts bearing misspelt Ndebele words are corrected. The trust’s efforts comes amid growing concerns by custodians of the Ndebele language that it ...

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Vendors take council to task over bays

VENDORS and informal traders Monday took the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to task for its lack of preparedness as the deadline for the former to vacate the central business district draws close. In an all stakeholders meeting held at the Large City Hall which was ...

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Council pre-paid for war on water meters

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) says it will use rates paid Cowdray Park’s Hlalani Kuhle residents to finance the purchase and installation of pre-paid water meters in the area. The local authority is on a collision course with residents and pressure groups in the city, ...

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BCC keen to retain Youth Games equipment

BULAWAYO City Council is eager to retain all infrastructure and sporting equipment used during the Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games as it wants to develop the city into a major sporting hub. The city hosted the games which were said to be a success in ...

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BCC clinics hit by nursing staff shortages

Bulawayo City Council’s clinics have been hit by nursing staff shortages amid reports that the health facilities operated with a 62 percent staff compliment during the year 2014. According to the latest report on the city’s state of affairs by the Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Martin ...

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Residents’ debt balloons to $90 million

BULAWAYO residents owe the city council $90 million for water and rates, a debt accumulated over a year after government ordered all municipalities to cancel debts owed by ratepayers. The figure is almost double the $46 million that council wrote off, which residents had accrued ...

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Emakhandeni residents deplore poor service delivery

RESIDENTS in Bulawayo’s Emakhandeni suburb say service delivery is far from satisfactory in their ward and more efforts are required from the local councillor and the city council. In interviews, residents told Radio Dialogue that their stay in one of the city’s oldest suburbs was ...

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