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BYO farmers call for return of cattle-sale at BAS

MATEBELELAND Council of Unions is pleading with the government for the re-opening of the cattle-sale facility in Bulawayo’s biggest annual exhibition show as a way of giving the farmers freedom to choose their own market for their cattle. The call comes after the ban of ...

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ZITF launches the “Exhibitors Masterclass”

WITH the preparations for the 58th edition of the annual Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) progressing well, the company has launched the “Exhibitors Masterclass,” a interactive and informative session targeted at individuals and companies wishing to make the most of their participation locally and internationally. ...

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New water pumps for Bulawayo

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) is working in conjunction with the African Development Bank to replace the old water pumping system amid reports the local authority is facing serious challenges in pumping adequate water supplies to residents from the supply dams. Some of the city’s pumps ...

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“We have nowhere to go” – Mabuthweni residents

MABUTHWENI residents could be left homeless following a Bulawayo City Council (BCC) 30-day eviction notice to residents for failing to settle rentals. Residents are supposed to have left houses by 23 March for failing to abide with the council lease agreement. Rent is $16 a ...

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TIZ to tackle corruption in food aid distribution

TRANSPARENCY International Zimbabwe (TIZ) has launched a bid to enhance transparency and accountability in food aid distribution following allegations of corruption in the scheme. TIZ have since scheduled a workshop seeking to reduce community conflicts and creating transparency when dealing with issues to do with ...

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Nkulumane residents urged to be on the lookout

NKULUMANE councillor has warned residents in the suburb to be on the lookout for children who play in open ponds following reports of a high number of people who are drowning during the recent heavy downpour. In an interview, the ward 20 Councillor Earnest Rafamoyo ...

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Makokoba man stabs five in robbery act

By Arnold Dube A YOUNG MAN from Makokoba Suburb in Bulawayo stabbed and severely injured five people with an Okapi knife while trying to rob them last Saturday evening. Menelisi Msipa (23), has since appeared in court facing two counts of armed attempted murder, two counts ...

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Low key Valentine’s in Bulawayo

By Franklin Sibindi VALENTINE’S day festivities were low key for many lovebirds around the country who are saying with economic challenges that the country is facing, the day which people used to wait for with great anticipation, nowadays it passes without much recognition. Radio Dialogue ...

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Emganwini man kills mother

By Samantha Ndebele A 24 year old man from Emganwini suburb, suspected to be mentally disturbed, murdered his mother -using a crowbar, hid the body under the bed and ran away. The incident happened Tuesday morning, in Elsland location. Emganwini Councillor, Norman Hlabani confirmed the murder ...

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BCC suspends maize slashing

BULAWAYO City Council voted not to cut maize planted along stream banks and has suspended the act until June 2018. The council had threatened to destroy crops planted along streams, as the local authority tries to enforce by-laws prohibiting stream bank cultivation. There was a ...

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