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Gwanda residents fume at MP over bridge

By Sibusiso Moyo GWANDA residents are fuming at their Representative in Parliament for failing to attend to pleas to construct a bridge over Mtshabezi River amid floods that halted traffic for the better part of Tuesday. The flooding cut off traffic on the busy highway ...

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Gwanda residents call on VP Mphoko to resolve water impasse

GWANDA residents have sought the audience of Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko to intervene in an impasse pitting them with the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) over the installation of prepaid water meters in the mining town. Zinwa proposed to install bulk water prepaid meter at ...

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Gwanda residents want pre-paid water meters uninstalled

GWANDA Residents Association together with Civil Society Organisations are pleading with Zimbabwe National Water Authority(ZINWA) to discontinue the installation of prepaid water meters with immediate effect. The residents are calling for the restoration of normal water supplies and hand over the water treatment plant back ...

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Prepaid water meters to improve revenue collection in Gwanda

By Franklin Sibindi PREPAID water meters being rolled out in Gwanda are set to improve Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) revenue collection and will also provide a payment plan for owing residents in the mining town. In an interview, Waterlite Zimbabwe operations manager McDonald Mudege, ...

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Mat South targets increased maize production

Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage Minister Abednico Ncube says Matabeleland South province has set a target 2 500 hectors of maize tillage in the period between 2016 and 2017 following the government’s heavy investment in the agricultural sector. Speaking during ...

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Gwanda and Harare residents welcome prepaid water meters

DESPITE the forceful resistance that has met the introduction of the prepaid water meters system in most cities in the country, there has been progress in installing these as residents in some towns have welcomed the development with both hands. Synlak (Private) Limited, a company ...

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Gwanda Town urged to reduce rates

By Arnold Dube WOMEN in Gwanda are appealing to their council to reduce fees charged for housing stands and rates, in light of the country’s liquidity crisis which has left most people struggling to raise money. Speaking at a public meeting organised by Women Institution for Leadership Development ...

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Teacher strike update

TEACHERS in certain schools in Bulawayo yesterday forged ahead with the proposed strike, with many pupils sent back home. Most parents were told to take their children from school before 10 am Tuesday. Parents who spoke to Radio Dialogue said earlier when they heard the ...

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Gwanda rejects Local Govt Bill

By Leonorah Nkomo GWANDA residents have rejected the proposed Local Government Amendment Bill presented to Parliament by the Ministry of Local Government saying they have been sidelined in the consultations in coming up with the Bill. Gwanda Residents Association secretary general Bekezela Fuzwayo, said as ...

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Star FM, ZiFM stations under fire from Gwanda residents

GWANDA residents have written to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) expressing their disappointment on lack of coverage of the mining town by some commercial radio stations. BAZ manages the licensing process and the broadcasting frequency spectrum to safeguard public interest. The regulatory authority also ...

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