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Agritex warns farmers against dry planting

By Lungile Ngwenya THE Matebeleland North Department of Agricultural Technical and Extension Services (Agritex) has urged farmers in the province to take advantage of the recent rains to start ploughing but warned against planting, as the rains were not significant enough to ensure crop emergence. ...

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ZITF abandons plans to construct hotel

THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) Company says there is no need for it to build hotel to cater for clients attending it’s annual exhibition because Bulawayo’s local hospitality industry can provide sufficient accommodation. Responding to questions at a presser on the 2016 ZITF preparations ...

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ZITF Company looks into 2016

By Lungile Ngwenya THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company (ZITF) has high hopes for the 2016 exhibition which is set to encourage different economic players, increase investment in manufacturing processes in the country to revitalise industries by inviting different countries worldwide. One of the many ...

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Men warned against street medicines

By Senzeni Ncube PADARE-ENKUNDLENI Men’s Forum on Gender has called on government to avail specific male clinics across Bulawayo as part of efforts to curb the high number of men relying on illicit traditional medical practitioners who sell ‘unhealthy’ concoctions. In an interview, the forum’s ...

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Bulawayo prays for economic turnaround

By Samantha Ndebele  BULAWAYO Mayor councillor Martin Moyo has urged residents to pray ceaselessly to change the city’s economic fortunes, as “everything goes well through committing all activities to God.” Bulawayo Sunday commemorated the 72nd anniversary of its declaration as a city at the Large ...

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Teens during a vuzu house party

Teen drug abuse accelerates in Byo

By Senzeni Ncube A SURVEY by Active Youth Zimbabwe (AYZ) has concluded that teenagers in Bulawayo abuse alcohol and drugs to relieve stress due to social and economic hardships. The substance abuse has reportedly been aggravated by ‘vuzu’ parties that are proving to be a ...

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Corruption a cause for concern for Byo MPs

By Walter Dlamini BULAWAYO legislators have expressed concern over corruption in government parastatals saying it has exposed the general populace to extreme poverty. The MPs said the citizens are the ones who have to suffer of their leaders’ shortcomings, as they suffer for the internal ...

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Bulawayo man found dead in dam

By Lungile Ngwenya A BULAWAYO man was found dead at a deserted dam in Entumbane Thursday morning after being reported missing for one week. The cause of the man’s death, in his 30s has not be ascertained as the police are yet to avail more ...

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Ex-Zanu-PF cadres vow to serve People First well

By Samantha Ndebele EX-Zanu PF ministers have vowed they will never disappoint the people again if ever they assume public office on the People First ticket. Former Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti said they neglected people while they were still in Zanu-PF and promised ...

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Stray donkeys trouble Nkulumane residents

By Samantha Ndebele RESIDENTS in Bulawayo’s Nkulumane 12 suburb are crying foul over a notorious drove of donkeys that are reportedly straying into their gardens and feasting on vegetables. In an interview, a resident of Ward 20 in Nkulumane 12 Sibonokuhle Ncube said the donkeys ...

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