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Yet another Party… Mzila forms ANSA

FORMER MDC secretary general, Moses Mzila Ndlovu, has announced plans to officially launch a new political party – ANSA, the Alliance for National Salvation, which seeks to identify politically and culturally with the socio-economic interests of Matabeleland and Midlands. Mzila said ANSA will offload the burden ...

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Mining firms sideline locals

By Arnold Dube LOCALS residing in mineral rich towns have expressed concern saying they are not benefiting from the locality of mines in their respective regions whilst investors amass wealth at their expense. In separate interviews residents said they want to benefit from mines in ...

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‘Govt has no role in selection of chiefs’

GOVERNMENT and the courts have no power over the selection of chiefs, as that role only belongs to the family. The chief’s family is the only authority who has power to identify and name the heir apparent, Natabazinduna Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Ndiweni revealed. Chief Ndiweni ...

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2017 National Budget – Allocate more funds to education

BULAWAYO residents Thursday took the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Finance and Economic Development to task over perennial budgetary gaps in the education sector, calling for an improvement in the 2017 National Budget. Residents said the government must ‘seriously’ prioritise education and improve schools infrastructure so ...

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Mat’land farmers want clear land ownership policies

MATABELAND farmers have requested government to reconsider their land distribution policies as they feel deprived by the system which favours farmers from other regions. Speaking during a policy dialogue meeting held by Parliament’s Land Distribution Commission, farmers complained about the unfair distribution of farming land ...

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“Eat traditional foods, promote African cuisine”

AMAGUGU International Heritage Centre hosted Zimbabwe’s inaugural Traditional Food and Beverages Expo to showcase and promote local cuisine. The traditional food expo, the first of its kind, held at Amagugu Centre in Matobo, was attended by hundreds of people where a vast array of traditional ...

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Mat’land residents want non-Ndebele speaking teachers re-deployed

By Walter Dlamini BULAWAYO residents as well as those in the Matabeleland provinces say they are still bitter about the government’s failure to resolve the issue of deployment of non local language speaking teachers in the region. They say such problems among others will continue ...

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Matabeleland Cultural Enthusiasts get SA radio slot

A BULAWAYO based cultural outfit, Matabeleland Media and Cultural Enthusiasts has secured a slot for a dynamic and innovative programme on Dipro FM Radio, a station based in South Africa. The radio programme, Mthwakazi Review -on- Radio (MROR) will be launched Wednesday and will focus ...

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Teachers are deployed by PSC not the education ministry

MINISTRY of Primary and Secondary Education says it is not responsible for deployment of teachers as the mandate lies with Public Service Commission (PSC), dispelling allegations of ignorance over the issue of sending non Ndebele speakers to teach Ndebele classes in Matabeleland. Minister, Dr Lazarus ...

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Girl child most disadvantaged in rural Mat’land

A Girl child remains the most disadvantaged in education due to societal pressures thereby leading to a poor pass rate especially in Matebeleland North, Women Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) programmes manager Mpumelelo Madlakela said. In an interview, Madlakela said most girls in Matebeleland North and other ...

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