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Battle for Bulawayo hots up

Battle for Bulawayo hots up

ZANU PF is seemingly determined to regain control of Bulawayo, as illustrated by its participation in civil society meetings which it had previously shunned. Yesterday Zanu PF showed face at a public meeting organised by Bulawayo Agenda in partnership with Sapes Trust and brought scores of ... Read More »

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue in Bulawayo has been blown up.

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo statue in Bulawayo has been blown up.

The statue along Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo street was blown up to smithereens.The statue which was situated between the intersection of Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo street and Fifth Avenue was unveiled last year in December by President Robert Mugabe.An eyewitness said the statue was blown up around ... Read More »

Bulawayo impresses in national athletics competition

Bulawayo impresses in national athletics competition

By Shiela Tsengwa in Hwange BULAWAYO Province finished second in the medal’s table at  the National Association of Primary Heads (NAPH) National Athletics competition held at Hwange Colliery Stadium in Matabeleland North, with a total medal haul of 23 medals. The province has, in the ... Read More »

Man sodomises nephews

Man sodomises nephews

A 27-year-old Bulawayo man is reported to have habitually sodomised his two nephews until one of them fled from home. Brighton Sibanda of Magwegwe North would reportedly wear a condom before sexually abusing the boys (names withheld) aged 15 and 17. So strong was urge ... Read More »

Council wages war against littering

Council wages war against littering

The Bulawayo City councillors are taking the war against littering to the next level, as they are mooting to introduce policing committees to keep a watchful eye on culprits who litter. Ward 24 Councillor Gideon Mangena has already set up policing committees covering his area ... Read More »

Zim courts China for printing press in Byo

Zim courts China for printing press in Byo

THE Media, Information and Broadcasting Services ministry led by Professor Jonathan Moyo is courting China to fund the establishment of a printing press in Bulawayo. All printing is currently done in the capital Harare and affects the operations of most major newspapers in Bulawayo. Prof ... Read More »

ZimRights to hold human rights indaba

ZimRights to hold human rights indaba

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) will Friday hold an indaba on human rights, in a bid to scale up citizen participation in ensuring the attainment of socio-economic rights. ZimRights national director Okay Machisa, in a statement on Thursday said the purpose of the indaba, which ... Read More »

ZITF digitalises

ZITF digitalises

THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) will this year emphasise on digitalisation, a smart technological and convenient move to conduct business with its exhibitors and visitors. Speaking at a press conference on the 2014 preparations, Board chair, Bekithemba Nkomo, said ZITF was digitally reinventing the ... Read More »

Makokoba drug abuse bigger than me : Gorden Moyo

Makokoba drug abuse bigger than me : Gorden Moyo

National House of Assembly member for Makokoba Gorden Moyo has admitted that the scourge of drug and substance abuse in his constituency is bigger than him, saying it needs a functioning government that will provide jobs to scores of hooked youths. Last week Radio Dialogue ... Read More »

Dates set for Intwasa festival

Dates set for Intwasa festival

Bulawayo’s premiere arts festival, Intwasa Festival KoBulawayo, will this year celebrate their 10th anniversary, in a five day extravaganza set for September. The festival will take place from 23 September to 27 September 2014 at different venues in Bulawayo’s Central Business District. The theme of ... Read More »