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Byo kombi operators strike over police harrasment

Byo kombi operators strike over police harrasment

THOUSANDS of Bulawayo commuters were Monday left stranded following a strike by commuter omnibus operators in protest of alleged “massive extortion” and harassment by traffic police. Operators plying Nketa, Emganwini, Nkulumane, Sizinda, Mpopoma and Luveve routes took industrial action in a bid to send a ... Read More »

Another tragic love triangle, Pumula boy stabbed to death

Another tragic love triangle, Pumula boy stabbed to death

By Wendy Dube A SUSPECTED love triangle ended in tragedy when a teenager from Bulawayo’s Pumula South suburb was stabbed to death allegedly by a group of boys in a fight over a girl whilst his friends watched helplessly. Witnesses and the victim’s family said ... Read More »

Skyz Metro FM promises to shake airwaves

Skyz Metro FM promises to shake airwaves

By Senzeni Ncube  SKYZ Metro FM, the newly licensed commercial radio station, has promised to shake the airwaves and deliver specialised content that would entertain, satisfy and educate its listenership. In an interview with Radio Dialogue, Skyz Metro FM, Chief Executive Officer, Qhubani Moyo, said ... Read More »

“Let’s nurture and share benefits of wetlands”

“Let’s nurture and share benefits of wetlands”

By Wendy Dube  BULAWAYO joined the rest of the world recently in commemorating World Wetlands Day, at a time when these wonders of nature have become one of the most threatened ecosystems in the environment. For some time, people believed wetlands, amaxhaphozi, were useless, and ... Read More »

Meat vending on the rise

Meat vending on the rise

MEAT vending is now popular in Bulawayo’s CBD, with vendors openly selling and displaying their wares on the roadside and alleys causing a potential health hazard and raising stink. This business is popular on Basch Street shopping mall with vendors selling a variety of meat ... Read More »

Residents drag land developer to court

Residents drag land developer to court

Residents of a new high density suburb in Bulawayo, Emthunzini Township, are suing a local construction company of selling them houses with defects. The 46 homeowners, are now demanding Hawkflight Housing Construction refund them their money, citing that the houses are not suitable for human ... Read More »

Youth Games: Organisers flight tenders for sportswear

Youth Games: Organisers flight tenders for sportswear

Organisers of the African Union Sports Council Region V Youth Games to be held in Bulawayo from December 5 to 14 are seeking companies to supply key sportswear and bedding material to be used during the games, less than three weeks before kick-off. President Robert ... Read More »

Marvo workers go for 22 months without pay

Marvo workers go for 22 months without pay

MARVO Stationery Manufacturers employees in Bulawayo have gone for 22 months without pay and have said it would be a gloomy Christmas for them if the situation continues unabated. The employees are accusing Marvo management for devising tricks to frustrate the workers’ efforts to recover ... Read More »

Artists urged to disseminate information on HIV/AIDS

Artists urged to disseminate information on HIV/AIDS

By Wendy Dube The Provincial Administrator for Matabeleland North has strongly urged artists to actively contribute towards the dissemination of information on the awareness of HIV and AIDS to people. This call was made during an HIV and AIDS sensititisation meeting for artists held yesterday ... Read More »

Mayor laments shortage of hotels in Byo

Mayor laments shortage of hotels in Byo

Bulawayo mayor, Councillor Martin Moyo has lamented the shortage of top notch hotels in the city at a time when the city is readying to host high profile SADC visitors African Union Sports Council Region V Youth Games. Speaking at a Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe Congress ... Read More »