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Gentleman’s send-off for Bulawayo Town Clerk Nyoni

BULAWAYO Town Clerk Middleton Nyoni received a gentleman’s send-off Thursday at the Large City Hall where thousands of residents and high profile officials converged to pay their last respects. Nyoni succumbed to cancer at the age of 62 at a Harare hospital on Sunday and ...

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With age comes wisdom: Meet Byo’s centenarian

By Senzeni Ncube The wise say with age comes wisdom—so centenarians must have plenty to share. This is true for one Mzilikazi centenarian who recalls her life experiences. Everyone has their own secret on how they keep the body healthy and strong. People often have ...

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Byo wants national hero status for Sikhanyiso Ndlovu

ZANU-PF Bulawayo Province says the late Dr Sikhanyiso Ndlovu undoubtedly deserves a national hero’s status and it is working towards recommending his credentials to the party’s highest decision making organ – the Politburo – to confer him the rank. Dr Ndlovu, a Politburo member died ...

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‘No mass roll out of prepaid water meters for Byo’

Bulawayo Mayor Martin Moyo says the local authority will not install prepaid water meters in suburbs where there are existing old meter systems save for sections of Cowdray Park suburb where council is conducting research on the new technology. Councillor Moyo was reacting to a ...

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Mzilikazi commemorations on the cards

By Samantha Ndebele A cultural lobby group, Mthwakazi kaMzilikazi Cultural Association will Saturday commemorate and remember the life of the founder of the Ndebele Kingdom, Mzilikazi kaMatshobana. The association told Radio Dialogue the commemorations are set to take place Mhlahlandlela, the King’s homestead located 22km ...

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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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Tyre company fires 75 in Byo

TYRE manufacturing company, Apollo Tyre Zimbabwe, (formerly Dunlop) has allegedly axed at least 75 workers, as more people continue to lose their jobs with companies companies earnestly implementing the Supreme Court ruling that allows employers to give workers three months notice for termination. Workers who ...

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Vendors demo against Chombo deadline

ABOUT three hundred vendors in Bulawayo took to the streets to demonstrate against today’s deadline that they should move to designated vending sites. Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo ordered vendors to be off the streets by today, and the vendors say they are not going ...

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Could Special Economic Zones be the answer?

By Bridgette Bugalo Although internationally celebrated for their contribution to the growth of the national gross domestic product, there remains a question of the extent to which they will assist women in the Zimbabwe if and when they are finally introduced and areas declared. Following ...

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Health hazard looms in Emthunzini suburb

By Samathanda Ndebele Residents in one of the newest suburbs, Emthunzini have expressed concern over unhygienic borehole water which is posing a “serious” health hazard. The suburb which is under Mguza district lies between Bulawayo’s Nkulumane and Pumula suburbs and is at the moment without ...

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