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Mugabe closes closes schools for his birthday bash

SCHOOLS in Matabeleland will be closed Thursday and Friday to pave way for President Robert Mugabe’s 93rd lavish bash set for Matobo. The directive was issued by the Education and Secondary Ministry today. According to a circular issued to parents at a Bulawayo school, pupils ...

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Thieves terrorise Kezi villagers

VILLAGERS in Nyongola area, Kezi are concerned over the alarming and rising number of criminal activities in their area which has resulted in them losing goods worth thousands of dollars. In interviews with Radio Dialogue, villagers said their community is infested with thieves who have been on ...

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High levels of poverty worry Matobo district villagers

WOMEN in Kezi in Matobo district have expressed concern over high levels of poverty in the Matabeleland South province saying the trend is exposing young girls to prostitution. The women attributed high levels of social decay to poverty, as the youths are taking the easy ...

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Grazing land takeover sparks outrage in Matobo district

MATOBO villagers from Magololo area in Matabeleland South are locked in a dispute with the local leadership and Cold Storage Company (CSC), accusing them of taking away communal farmers’ grazing land. The villagers living along CSC’s Maphaneni Ranch say the government enterprise is leasing the ...

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Food for work scheme irregularities divide Sontala villagers

VILLAGERS of Sontala, Kezi, Matabeleland South province, who are engaged in food-for-work programmes, are complaining that they are shortchanged in the distribution of food aid after working in state programmes such as upgrading of local roads. The villagers, who normally work for 15 days a ...

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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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Kezi youths hard-hit by unemployment

YOUTHS in Nathisa and Kezi under Matobo district, Matabeleland South say they are hard hit by unemployment and resuscitation of rural economies through agricultural mechanisation remains critical in relieving them of the burdens of poverty. In interviews the youths say if they are made the ...

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Drought worsens in Kezi

By Arnold Dube THE drought situation is worsening across Kezi villages and villagers in the Matopo district say they are pinning their hopes on an improved rain season expected in the next few months. The perennially dry Matabeleland South province was not spared by the ...

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Mat’ South traditional leadership under fire

Village heads in Matebeleland South have been accused of lacking knowledge on the current laws of the land and as such passing unfair judgements on cases brought before them by communities. This was raised at a women’s dialogue held at a Bulawayo Lodge on Wednesday, ...

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Ministry of Education meets Bulawayo on education curriculum review progress

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education yesterday met stakeholders in Bulawayo where it presented the new education curriculum that will be used in schools. The ministry has been touring different parts of the country updating people on progress made so far. The curriculum review ...

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