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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 »

Carry out own census, BCC urged

Carry out own census, BCC urged

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has been urged to carry out its own census to establish how many people are resident because the ill-defined number of the city’s population will negatively affect political representation. This call was made by former city leaders who pointed out numbers ... Read More »

City businessman up for threatening to shoot elderly employee

City businessman up for threatening to shoot elderly employee

A BULAWAYO businessman who runs Mbokodo Butcheries has been dragged to court for allegedly assaulting and threatening to shoot his elderly female employee. The businessman, York Sean Angus (32), accused his employee of allowing her children to play and temper with his vehicle that was parked ... Read More »

Bulawayo Poly student up for attempting to rape fellow student

Bulawayo Poly student up for attempting to rape fellow student

A STUDENT at the Bulawayo Polytechnic College is in trouble after he allegedly tried to rape a fellow female colleague whom he had asked for sexual favours but refused. The student Dominic Farai Dhure (24) of Killarny in Bulawayo appeared before Bulawayo senior magistrate Sibongile Msipa charged ... Read More »