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“Back to school” mood takes over Bulawayo

“Back to school” mood takes over Bulawayo

By Senzeni Ncube SCHOOL holidays ended Monday on a  sombre note and a “back to school” mood taking over Bulawayo with parents braving long queues  to withdraw money for last minute preparations for school children. Schools open for the Second Term on 5 May. The ... Read More »

ZITF: Home owners urged to register with ZTA

ZITF: Home owners urged to register with ZTA

By Senzeni Ncube The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF)  has urged  private homeowners wishing to cash in on the annual trade showcase to register with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority ( ZTA). The trade expo which will be officially opened by Zambian president Edgar Lungu, will ... Read More »

By-elections: Nomination court sits in Byo

By-elections: Nomination court sits in Byo

The nomination court for by-elections slated for June 10 opened in Bulawayo for the metropolitan city as well as Matabeleland North’s Tsholotsho North constituency with several parliamentary aspirants casting their papers. The court set at the Tredgold Magistrate courts. In Bulawayo candidates were filing papers ... Read More »

Byo kombi operators strike over police harrasment

Byo kombi operators strike over police harrasment

THOUSANDS of Bulawayo commuters were Monday left stranded following a strike by commuter omnibus operators in protest of alleged “massive extortion” and harassment by traffic police. Operators plying Nketa, Emganwini, Nkulumane, Sizinda, Mpopoma and Luveve routes took industrial action in a bid to send a ... Read More »

Another tragic love triangle, Pumula boy stabbed to death

Another tragic love triangle, Pumula boy stabbed to death

By Wendy Dube A SUSPECTED love triangle ended in tragedy when a teenager from Bulawayo’s Pumula South suburb was stabbed to death allegedly by a group of boys in a fight over a girl whilst his friends watched helplessly. Witnesses and the victim’s family said ... Read More »

Skyz Metro FM promises to shake airwaves

Skyz Metro FM promises to shake airwaves

By Senzeni Ncube  SKYZ Metro FM, the newly licensed commercial radio station, has promised to shake the airwaves and deliver specialised content that would entertain, satisfy and educate its listenership. In an interview with Radio Dialogue, Skyz Metro FM, Chief Executive Officer, Qhubani Moyo, said ... Read More »

“Let’s nurture and share benefits of wetlands”

“Let’s nurture and share benefits of wetlands”

By Wendy Dube  BULAWAYO joined the rest of the world recently in commemorating World Wetlands Day, at a time when these wonders of nature have become one of the most threatened ecosystems in the environment. For some time, people believed wetlands, amaxhaphozi, were useless, and ... Read More »

Meat vending on the rise

Meat vending on the rise

MEAT vending is now popular in Bulawayo’s CBD, with vendors openly selling and displaying their wares on the roadside and alleys causing a potential health hazard and raising stink. This business is popular on Basch Street shopping mall with vendors selling a variety of meat ... Read More »

Residents drag land developer to court

Residents drag land developer to court

Residents of a new high density suburb in Bulawayo, Emthunzini Township, are suing a local construction company of selling them houses with defects. The 46 homeowners, are now demanding Hawkflight Housing Construction refund them their money, citing that the houses are not suitable for human ... Read More »

Youth Games: Organisers flight tenders for sportswear

Youth Games: Organisers flight tenders for sportswear

Organisers of the African Union Sports Council Region V Youth Games to be held in Bulawayo from December 5 to 14 are seeking companies to supply key sportswear and bedding material to be used during the games, less than three weeks before kick-off. President Robert ... Read More »