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Govt bans Kaylites containers…six months to wrap up

GOVERNMENT is in process of banning the use of kaylites, food plastic containers, as they have become one of the major sources of litter across the country. This was said by the Environmental Management Agency (EMA), Education and Publicity Manager, Steady Kangata while addressing journalists on ...

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Maternal deaths increase in January

By Lungile Ngwenya ABOUT 10 maternal deaths have been recorded by the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, in the country’s hospital in the final week of January this year. According to the ministry, a decrease in mortality on prone diseases such as diarrhoea, dysentery ...

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Deceased Godfrey Marange

Emakhandeni suburb man commits suicide

A MAN from Bulawayo’s Emakhandeni suburb took his life by hanging himself on a tree at a family home in the early hours of Monday, citing a “certain” family dispute. It is reported that the deceased, Godfrey Marange left home on Sunday evening at about ...

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Patients owe UBH millions

By Lungile Ngwenya THE United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) is owed about $12 million by patients who are failing to pay their bills, a situation which has seen the hospital struggling  to manage its day to day operations. The debt dates back to the dollarisation period ...

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Byo DJ blasts local record companies

By Senzeni Ncube A new comer in  the house music industry in  Bulawayo “Dj Stshela ” says recording companies are to blame for the failure of the music industry in the city, as they are overcharging them. Artists and critics in Bulawayo have since generally ...

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Protesting Bulawayo residents last year

Byo and Harare residents applauded for resisting prepaid water meters

GWANDA Residents Association has applauded Bulawayo and Harare residents associations and residents at large for fighting against prepaid water  meters. A trial run on the water pre-paid meters in Bulawayo was set to begin in the last quarter of 2015 in some residential suburbs, but ...

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Mahlathini Primary School in Cowdray Park

Schools open for First Term

SCHOOLS opened for the First Term Tuesday with most schools in Bulawayo and surrounding areas complying to government’s directive barring them from chasing away pupils who have not paid their fees in full. Government officials have on several occasions stressed that schools should not chase ...

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Back to school fever takes over Bulawayo

BACK-to-school preparations have kicked off on a low note in Bulawayo with guardians and retailers complaining of liquidity. The school holidays ended Monday on a sombre note and a “back to school” mood taking over Bulawayo with parents braving long queues to withdraw money for ...

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Two Sigola village children go missing

By Samantha Ndebele TWO children from Sigola village on the outskirts of Bulawayo have reportedly gone missing for more than a fortnight, sparking fears that they could have been abducted by unknown assailants for “certain rituals.” In separate interviews, villagers expressed concern over the mysterious ...

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Prophet Blessing Chiza

Prophet predicts female president for Zimbabwe

EAGLE Life Assembly leader, Prophet Blessing Chiza says he has seen a vision where Zimbabwe will this year be ruled by a woman “like never before” and the days of the introduction of the local currency are drawing closer. “I continue to see a time ...

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