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Amagugu to launch findings on formulation of culture policies

AMAGUGU International Heritage Centre (AIHC) will Thursday launch baseline survey research findings which will inform formulation of cultural policies and strategies for four rural district councils as an entry point in promoting rural creative entrepreneurship. The findings will be presented to arts and culture stakeholders ...

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Maid steals $1 900 from Ecocash

A BULAWAYO woman has been hauled before the courts for stealing money from her employer’s ecocash account. The accused Stacy Ncube, who is employed as a house maid appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Tafadwa Mutsambiwa and state prosecutor Bastirai Tuwe for allegedly stealing $1 900 from ...

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Zimstat Survey of Services 2013 report questioned

STAKEHOLDERS in Bulawayo Tuesday questioned Zimstat Survey of Services 2013 report findings that flea markets and hair saloons were raking in millions in profits and quizzed whether the analysis was representative of all players in the country. During the launch of the report in Bulawayo ...

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Tout stones rival over customer

By Arnold Dube A BULAWAYO tout appeared in court for stoning his counterpart with a brick during a fight over customers at Amakhosi Bus Terminus. The accused Thulani Luphahla a tout for Bravo Tours appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Tafadza Mutsambiwa and prosecutor Leonard Chile for ...

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Vendors cry foul over new vending sites

VENDORS are crying foul over a proposal to have them relocated to the periphery of the CBD along Masotsha Ndlovu Avenue saying the suggested place has less if no business activity at all. Owing to congestion in the city, Bulawayo City Council is suggesting to ...

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Fresh concerns over burst sewer pipes in Byo

FRESH concerns have arisen over poor state of sewer pipes amid reports the sewer burst have resurfaced in most suburbs in Bulawayo. According to the latest council report, councillors acknowledged the problem which they said is now resurfacing throughout the residential areas emphasising the need ...

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Byo councillors at pains over CBD filth

BULAWAYO councillors have expressed concern over litter in the Central Business District (CBD), which they say is caused by illegal vendors and touts operating from undesignated commuter pick up points. According to the latest council report, the Committee on Health, Housing and Education noticed the ...

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Emakhandeni residents endure long hours of power outages

EMAKHANDENI residents have been exposed to long hours of darkness owing to prolonged power cuts in the Bulawayo suburb following unresolved electricity faults. The residents say the outages were sparked by the failure of some power-lines which were destroyed by several thunderstorms last Thursday. A ...

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Suspended Bulawayo Deputy mayor, Gift Banda.

Zanu-PF youths demonstrate against Gift Banda

By Franklin Sibindi and Arnold Dube ZANU-PF youths staged a demonstration against former Bulawayo deputy Mayor Gift Banda at his Ascot property calling for a halt in building activities there. The demo follows the suspension of Banda alongside four other city councillors by Minister of ...

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Tsvangirai warns Bulawayo councillors

MDC-T has issued a stern warning to Bulawayo councillors that if they are guilty they have to return what they took or be fired, while indicating the party will open own investigations to look into the corruption allegations. Last month Bulawayo deputy mayor, Gift Banda ...

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