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Byo water crisis must not deter investors:Sibanda

THE water situation in Bulawayo should not be over dramatised or used as a deterrent to potential investors, a former Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) president has said. Obert Sibanda, said it was a fact Bulawayo needed bulk water but the crisis should not ...

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Kasukuwere to act on Byo water crisis

MINISTER of Water Resources, Environment and Climate, Saviour Kasukuwere says he has instructed the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) to pump water from Mtshabezi Dam 24 hours a day rather than the current eight hours, a situation that is likely to improve the water situation ...

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Mugabe sworn in, promises to revive Byo

President Robert Mugabe has promised to urgently address the water crisis and the state of industries in Bulawayo. In a lengthy acceptance speech soon after his inauguration for his seventh term at the National Sports Stadium, Mugabe said his new government will work to address ...

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The Bulawayo City hall.

Councillors rubbish Bulawayo Water Crisis Committee

Bulawayo city councillors have rubbished the Bulawayo Water Crisis Committee, saying it is a “useless” committee that is causing “confusion” in the city’s water delivery system and not contributing any solution to the water crisis facing the city. The committee which was endorsed by the ...

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Marginalisation of Matebeleland: who should answer the regional question?

Almost everyday I read a story about the marginalisation of Matabeleland, closure of factories and all the ills that are found in Matabeleland. Everyday I see lots of tweets and Facebook comments about Matabeleland, people complaining that the City of Kings is becoming a city ...

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Bulawayo 's Ncema water works rehabilitated.

AusAID, World Vision and Dabane Trust have partnered the Bulawayo City Council in rehabilitating the Ncema Water Works in a bid to improve the quality of water being supplied to the city. Speaking at a media tour of the Ncema Water Works organised by World ...

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Water crisis compromises business health standards

Businesspeople in Bulawayo’s western suburbs say they are now trading under unhealthy conditions as the water crisis deepens in the city. Richard Ncube who runs a butchery at Emganwini told Radio Dialogue that water shortages in the city have since compromised cleanliness standards in most ...

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