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Prince Peter Zwidekalanga Khumalo

Revival of Ndebele Kingdom takes another twist

REVIVAL of the Ndebele Kingdom has taken a yet another twist for the worst amid the emergence of a man claiming to be King Mzilikazi ,the Second. The Ndebele kingdom has been without a heir for more than a century. King Mzilikazi, the founding king ...

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Mpopoma residents during a community dialogue meeting

Mpopoma residents decry “unfair” evictions

By Leonorah Nkomo MPOPOMA residents have expressed concern over ‘unfair’ evictions of tenants by landlords due to failure to pay rent fees on time owing to the recent cash crisis which has negatively affected almost every sector. Speaking at a Community Dialogue meeting in the suburb, ...

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Byo man gets 8 years for attempted murder

A 26-year-old father of one was dumbstruck when a Bulawayo magistrate slapped him with a eight-year jail term for attempted murder. The accused, Bitwell Ndlovu of Hope Fountain, is alleged to have attacked and assaulted Kelvin Sibanda over a girlfriend. Ndlovu is said to have ...

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Extend drought relief programmes to cities: Govt

By Leonorah Nkomo GOVERNMENT has instructed the Provincial Welfare Departments to introduce drought relief programmes to urban areas in Bulawayo and Harare because these were the only two provinces that had been been excluded from such activities. Bulawayo Provincial Welfare Officer, Chriswell Nyakudya, confirmed to ...

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Second “Zim national shutdown” kicks off on a low note

By Walter Dlamini THE scheduled second “Zimbabwe National Shutdown” protest scheduled set for Wednesday and Thursday kicked off on a low note in Bulawayo, with some companies, outlets and shops reporting a patchy staff turnout. Some members of the public said they were confused on ...

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Burombo death toll rises…

ANOTHER death has been reported in Burombo Hostels, as a result of inhaling teargas after anti-riot police allegedly stormed Nguboyenja Suburb in Bulawayo to weed out suspected protestors in last Wednesday’s stay away. Initial reports indicated a one year old child died after inhaling teargas, which ...

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File photo of Burombo.
Taken online.

ZHRC investigates Burombo police brutality

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has launched an investigation into reports of police brutality that took place at Burombo hostels in Bulawayo’s Nguboyenja suburb during last week’s mass stay away. There were reports of widespread abuse of innocent civilians by police at the three ...

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This picture was taken from afar, during the protests

Fierce standoff between protestors and police in Bulawayo

THERE was a fierce stand-off between angry protestors and police in Bulawayo’s Lobengula Street and 3rd Avenue Extension in today’s shutdown, lasting for hours. Protestors were intending to march and demonstrate in the Central Business District while the riot police barricaded them with water cannons and teargas. ...

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Teacher strike update

TEACHERS in certain schools in Bulawayo yesterday forged ahead with the proposed strike, with many pupils sent back home. Most parents were told to take their children from school before 10 am Tuesday. Parents who spoke to Radio Dialogue said earlier when they heard the ...

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Byo man pleads guilty to stealing $1, 500

 A 28-year-old man has pleaded guilty of stealing more than $1 000 from Homelink group of companies. The accused, Charles Chidawanika, appeared before Bulawayo Magistrate Sthembiso Ncube on charges of theft and is awaiting sentence. It is the state’s case as outlined by the Magistrate’s ...

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