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“Stand up against corruption,” Sandi-Moyo

By Walter Dlamini Bulawayo Provincial Minister of State, Eunice Sandi-Moyo has challenged Bulawayo residents to stand up and retaliate against corrupt activities by some of local authority officials, mainly councillors whom she accused of “playing money grabbing games” at the expense of service delivery to ...

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Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Martin Moyo and other officials during the launch of the Green Zone

Old Mutual launches Green Zone

Old Mutual Group – Zimbabwe has launched its second financial services shop in the country – the Green Zone – during a joint commissioning of the refurbished CABS Jason Moyo branch, in Bulawayo. Speaking during the ceremony Old Mutual Group Chief Executive Officer, Jonas Mushosho ...

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Preps for ZITF at advanced stage

THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) exhibition preparations are now at an advanced stage with 361 direct exhibitors from 20 countries confirming their participation. ZITF 2016 running from 26-30 April, under the theme ” Innovate, Intergrate, Industrialise will focus on the need for local industry ...

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PDP warns against nepotism in Egodini project

By Lungile Ngwenya THE People’s Democratic Party spokesperson Fortune Mlalazi says Bulawayo residents should be given an opportunity to queue up for the jobs when the Egodini Mall project eventually kicks off, to avoid alleged nepotism by councillors. In an interview Mlalazi said the city council ...

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Farmers told to reduce herd in the wake of El-Nino

Fintrac Bulawayo agricultural supervisor and livestock specialist Mhlupheki Dube has told cattle farmers to reduce their herd by selling some of their beasts in order to raise money to buy stock feed, as there are limited pastures in the wake of the ravaging drought. Fintrac ...

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Informal traders launch book

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Association (ZCIEA) Wednesday launched a book, Economic Justice, Education and Training Manual which shall guide informal traders in advocating for their rights and freedoms. Speaking during the launch in Bulawayo, ZCIEA secretary general Wisborn Malaya said economic justice ensures opportunities for ...

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Nketha women mull beating unemployment

WOMEN in Bulawayo’s Nketha suburb are joining efforts, combining their talents to form income generating co-operatives, as a strategy to reduce unemployment and poverty. The women, speaking at a community dialogue meeting recently said they have the adequate skills and only lacked coordination to realise ...

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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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Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora.

Ministry of Education meets Bulawayo on education curriculum review progress

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education yesterday met stakeholders in Bulawayo where it presented the new education curriculum that will be used in schools. The ministry has been touring different parts of the country updating people on progress made so far. The curriculum review ...

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Low uptake of cremation worries council, as burial space dwindles

By Walter Dlamini BULAWAYO councillors have expressed concern at the low uptake of cremation by residents for their deceased relatives as burial space in Zimbabwe’s second largest city is rapidly dwindling. Cremation is the process where by a corpse is placed in a casket or ...

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