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Vendors’ Indaba on the cards at Ideas Festival

Vendors’ Indaba on the cards at Ideas Festival

This year’s edition of the Ideas Festival hosted by Bulawayo Agenda is set to afford street vendors a first ever multi-stakeholder conference to devise a way forward in solving operational and legal challenges hampering their business. The seventh edition of the festival, to be held ... Read More »

Byo to host HAZ annual congress

Byo to host HAZ annual congress

BULAWAYO is expected to host the Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) annual congress next week which coincides with the association’s 70 year anniversary. Last year’s congress was in Victoria Falls. About 150 delegates are set to attend the three day event whose major highlight would ... Read More »

Man slips and dies on pavement

Man slips and dies on pavement

A 58-year-old Bulawayo man died on the spot after he slipped and fell bashing his head on the edge of a pavement  in the city centre. The incident happened at the corner of Fort Street and Sixth Avenue on Friday morning. Witnesses say the man, ... Read More »

Council launches ‘120 iconic Bulawayo residents’ campaign

Council launches ‘120 iconic Bulawayo residents’ campaign

The Bulawayo City Council has launched a campaign to identify the city’s 120 influential residents, as part of the city’s 120 year anniversary celebrations. Bulawayo attained town status on June 1, 1894 and had its first Municipal Council of 9 elected members in November 1897. By ... Read More »

First Lady dresses down Zanu PF Byo provincial leadership

First Lady dresses down Zanu PF Byo provincial leadership

First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe Wednesday lambasted the Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial leadership for misleading her that there was no factionalism in the province and for failing to deliver during last year’s harmonised elections. Mugabe was speaking at her eighth “Meet the People tour” at ... Read More »

Byo to undergo service delivery test

Byo to undergo service delivery test

BULAWAYO will undergo a peer review challenge next week that would be conducted by other city officials to check on local performance and service delivery. The peer review challenge will be delivered by senior council staff from other towns and cities who ideally must evaluate city ... Read More »

Ongafuniyo Akayekele? Bosso coach Kaindu resigns!

Ongafuniyo Akayekele? Bosso coach Kaindu resigns!

SPECULATION is mounting that Highlanders head coach Kelvin Kaindu is on his way out with reports indicating that the Zambian tendered his resignation letter after a spell of poor results, with the latest being a humiliating 3 – 1 home loss at the hands of ... Read More »

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 »