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‘Deplorable Nkayi roads hampering development of the district’

BUSINESS people in Nkayi Business Centre are bemoaning the poor roads linking the district with Bulawayo, Kwekwe, Lupane and Victoria Falls saying the state of the network is curtailing potential investment and business growth. In an interview, a businessman in the Matabeleland North district, Bennius ...

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Communal farmers in Lupane cry for seeds and fertiliser

By Sibusiso Moyo LUPANE communal farmers have raised concern over government’s lack of support in providing inputs to continue with their agricultural activities. In separate interviews with Radio Dialogue, farmers at Ward 16 in Mlamluli Village, Lupane are calling on the government to provide them ...

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‘We need more boreholes’, Mlamuli villagers beg

VILLAGERS of Ward 16 at Mlamuli in Lupane are begging the local authority to drill more boreholes in the area because the whole village, which has hundreds of households, relies on just three boreholes. The locals said had it not been for the Roman Catholic ...

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Mthwakazi Republic Party’s leader arrested,faces treason charges

By Franklin Sibindi LEADER of Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP), Mqondisi Moyo was Wednesday arrested and allegedly charged with treason after addressing villagers during the party’s celebrations held at Mlamuli village in Lupane. MRP is a party based in Matabeleland that has been calling for secession. ...

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Two family members die after lightning strikes ‘church’

By Arnold Dube TWO members of the same family died after lightning struck a building used for fellowship, whilst three others escaped with serious injuries during a prayer session held Sunday afternoon at Mselele village in Lupane. The deceased were congregants of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) and ...

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Water woes mount in Lupanda village

VILLAGERS in Lupanda in Lupane district have expressed concern over water shortage, which has gone to an extent that villagers have to share one water source with their livestock. This follows the prolonged drought that has hit the country causing most water sources in several ...

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ZINWA assures adequate water supplies for Lupane

By Franklin Sibindi Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) says it is ready for any form of development in the capital of Matabeleland North Lupane following the commissioning of a water treatment plant in the town. The water treatment plant in Lupane processes raw water from ...

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‘Cheating’ man undressed and axed

A MAN from Lupane allegedly undressed and axed a man that he suspected to be having an affair with his wife. Qinisani Tshuma allegedly attacked Mr Washington Ncube (36) from Mbungu village under chief Masola in Gokwe, striking him with an axe several times on ...

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Education Perm-Sec defends govt teacher deployment criteria

By Arnold Dube THE Primary and Secondary Education Permanent Secretary Dr Sylvia Utete-Masango has defended government’s deployment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in the region saying villagers need counselling on how they recruit civil servants. In an interview amid a recent protest against Mlamuli Secondary School ...

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ZAPU remembers fallen ZIPRA cadres

ZAPU last Saturday visited the gravesite of eight ZIPRA cadres, to commiserate with the fallen fighters, who were shot and killed by the Rhodesian forces in Cross Jotsholo while on their way to an assembly camp in 1979 for ceasefire. The ZIPRA fighters were heading ...

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