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Be patient with us, Mpofu begs striking NRZ workers

Be patient with us, Mpofu begs striking NRZ workers

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has availed a $400 to 700 million loan facility for the resuscitation of National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) rail network, Transport and infrastructural minister, Dr Obert Mpofu has confirmed. In light of this, Mpofu also begged the NRZ ... Read More »

Zanu PF disowns farm invaders

Zanu PF disowns farm invaders

ZANU PF has distanced itself from a group of youths who unsuccessfully tried to invade several farms on the outskirts of Bulawayo. The group led by Tariro Magovanyika and Mark Muunganirwa claimed they belonged to the ruling party and were taking over vast tracks of ... Read More »

‘Fight corruption for ZimAsset to work’

‘Fight corruption for ZimAsset to work’

BULAWAYO residents have urged the government to fight rampant corruption in the country if the economic blue print, Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset) is to be successful, research has shown. A 12 week research conducted by Public Policy Research Institute of Zimbabwe also ... Read More »

Water will be restored on Wednesday : BCC

Water will be restored on Wednesday : BCC

The Bulawayo City Council has assured residents water supplies will be restored this Wednesday following unexpected water cuts after a cleaning exercise at the Criterion Clear Water Supply Reservoir. Last week, Bulawayo residents in some parts of western suburbs woke up to dry taps and ... Read More »

Women empowerment indaba for Bulawayo

Women empowerment indaba for Bulawayo

AFRICAN Women’s Initiative In Developing Economies (AWIDE) is set to draw women from all over Zimbabwe to an indaba in Bulawayo in a bid to bring cohesion and total understanding of the national agenda on the empowerment of women. The two day indaba will be ... Read More »

Civil society, SADC two peas in a pod

Civil society, SADC two peas in a pod

Zimbabwe was on top of her game when she hosted the SADC summit and assumed chairmanship of the regional bloc. Parallel to the SADC Heads of State Summit held in Victoria Falls, Bulawayo hosted the SADC Peoples Summit whose agenda was to deliberate on issues ... Read More »

SADC Peoples Summit kicks off

SADC Peoples Summit kicks off

DIVERSE cultures and nationalities from the SADC region have converged in Bulawayo for the SADC Peoples Summit, which started today (Friday). The summit saw representatives from countries such as Lesotho, Zambia, Mozambique, Swaziland, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo coming together to proffer solutions on the ... Read More »

Bulawayo road network in deplorable state

Bulawayo road network in deplorable state

Only 351 kilometres of Bulawayo’s road network stretching over 2000 kilometres is in good condition, a senior council official revealed. Speaking at an all stakeholders budget consultative meeting held at the Small City Hall on Thursday, Director of Engineering Services, Engineer Simela Dube told stakeholders ... Read More »

Byo to benefit from SADC summit

Byo to benefit from SADC summit

BULAWAYO is set to receive a major financial boost when it hosts the SADC Peoples Summit, two weeks from now. About three thousand delegates from southern african countries are expected to attend the summit, which will run two days before the SADC Heads of State ... Read More »

Bulawayo furniture industry in dire straits

Bulawayo furniture industry in dire straits

Most of the former workers in the once vibrant furniture and timber industry in Bulawayo have turned to the informal sector, as most of companies in the sector have shut down. The city once boasted of over 46 companies in the sector but that number ... Read More »