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ZAPU dissolves its Bulawayo executive

ZAPU Bulawayo executive committee has been dissolved due to non-performance compared to other provinces in the Southern Region. Deputy National Spokesperson for ZAPU, Iphithule Maphosa, said this follows the decision made by the National Executive Council (NEC) that Bulawayo executive committee was not performing up ...

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Farmers ill prepared for cropping season

FARMERS in Bulawayo and surrounding areas say they are not adequately prepared for this year’s planting season and they attribute this to the country’s dire economic situation. In interviews, the farmers expressed fear the situation could result in the further drop in agricultural production. A ...

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Revival Motorways passengers livid

By Memory Ncube REVIVAL Motorways passengers have vented their anger at the bus operator saying they have been “grossly mistreated” as exhibited by the poor services they were exposed to. Passengers who boarded the Musina-bound bus at the weekend are furious over the ill treatment ...

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Parents sweat over Grade One places at Nketa Primary

RESIDENTS in Nketa are crying foul over the local primary school’s stringent entrance requirements for prospective 2017 pupils saying the situation could compel them to opt for schools outside the suburb, a move that “could be very costly” on their part. The residents told Radio ...

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NRZ train derails at Mzilikazi Fly over

A NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) goods train derailed at the Mzilikazi fly-over Monday after the rail broke sending the train off-course. Witnesses at the scene said the driver of the locomotive, which was carrying coal from Hwange escaped unharmed as well as some of ...

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Magwegwe residents accuse Councillor of monopolising council jobs

BULAWAYO residents in Magwegwe are complaining of their Councillor whom they accuse of personalising city council jobs that are meant to benefit the whole community. In separate interviews, residents said Councillor Monica Lubimbi, has put city council jobs such as digging trenches under her armpit ...

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ZITF Company in massive exhibitor recruitment for 2017 expo

THE Zimbabwe’s leading multi-sectoral trade exhibition, Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) says marketing and advertising of the ZITF 2017 is ongoing with an aggressive exhibitor and visitor recruitment drive targeting both local and international participants. The 58th edition of the event is set to run from ...

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Bulawayo turns 73 years old

BULAWAYO this month turned 73 years as a city and the local authority says they have come of age and looking forward to growing the status of the city further. As part of the celebrations the city council Sunday held a prayer service for Bulawayo ...

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Bulawayo National Art Gallery gets $42 000 to preserve Ndebele art

BULAWAYO National Art Gallery is receiving $42 000 from the United States, through the State Department Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), to enable the organisation to preserve and document Ndebele traditional art form. “I am pleased to announce that through the Ambassador’s Fund for ...

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Emakhandeni residents vow to vote out MP come 2018 polls

RESIDENTS from Bulawayo’s Emakhandeni suburb have vowed never to re-elect their House of Assembly representative Dingilizwe Tshuma saying he has not delivered any of the promises he made to them in the run up to 2013 elections. Speaking during a community dialogue meeting in the ...

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