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Makokoba man stabs five in robbery act

By Arnold Dube A YOUNG MAN from Makokoba Suburb in Bulawayo stabbed and severely injured five people with an Okapi knife while trying to rob them last Saturday evening. Menelisi Msipa (23), has since appeared in court facing two counts of armed attempted murder, two counts ...

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Low key Valentine’s in Bulawayo

By Franklin Sibindi VALENTINE’S day festivities were low key for many lovebirds around the country who are saying with economic challenges that the country is facing, the day which people used to wait for with great anticipation, nowadays it passes without much recognition. Radio Dialogue ...

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Emganwini man kills mother

By Samantha Ndebele A 24 year old man from Emganwini suburb, suspected to be mentally disturbed, murdered his mother -using a crowbar, hid the body under the bed and ran away. The incident happened Tuesday morning, in Elsland location. Emganwini Councillor, Norman Hlabani confirmed the murder ...

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BCC suspends maize slashing

BULAWAYO City Council voted not to cut maize planted along stream banks and has suspended the act until June 2018. The council had threatened to destroy crops planted along streams, as the local authority tries to enforce by-laws prohibiting stream bank cultivation. There was a ...

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Byo women: Total empowerment still far from being achieved

By Memory Ncube WOMEN in Bulawayo have expressed concern that empowerment will never be totally achieved as long as there is continuous reliance on men. Speaking during a seminar, the women said some of them refuse to be empowered citing “patriarchal” societal values. “Women, especially ...

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Birth certificate crisis in Bulawayo

A SIGNIFICANT number of parents in Bulawayo are unable to obtain birth certificates for their children due to non payment of maternal fees at hospitals who then withhold birth confirmation records. Child birth confirmation is supposed to be issued for free and mothers need these ...

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Unemployed Bulawayo youths sidelined in scholarships

UNEMPLOYED Bulawayo youths have bemoaned government’s reluctance in availing scholarship opportunities, saying the few available ones are exploited by a few individuals who have connections. Students raised this concern during registration for scholarships to study in Cyprus saying the government is not doing enough in ...

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Over 12 000 youths increase incomes through Zimbabwe: Works project

OVER 12 000 Zimbabwean youths have benefited from expanded economic opportunities through Phase II of the Zimbabwe: Works project, that was initiated in January 2015 where they have increased their income in an increasingly informal economy. The International Youth Foundation, in partnership with local Zimbabwean ...

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Govt approves BCC 2017 budget

The Government has approved Bulawayo City Council’s standstill $105 457 120 budget for 2017. In a statement, BCC Senior public relations officer Nesisa Mpofu said the revenue budget which is pegged at $105, 4 million is a standstill budget with no tariff increases while the ...

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2016 Bulawayo stories that made headlines

BULAWAYO, has often told its own different stories that make the city unique to others. The year 2016 was no different in terms of the City of Kings telling yet another narrative, adding on to its illustrious and distinctive history. At a time when civic participation ...

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