Posted on July 10, 2019

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Mat South hit by drought

AN APPEAL HAS BEEN MADE TO THE GOVERNMENT TO INCREASE FOOD SUPPLIES TO MATABELELAND SOUTH UNDER THE DROUGHT MITIGATION PROGRAMME AS THE NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS IN NEED OF FOOD ASSISTANCE IN THE PROVINCE RISES. GOVERNMENT HAS SINCE OCTOBER LAST YEAR DISTRIBUTED 49 333 TONNES OF GRAIN TO 68 THOUSAND 380 VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS UNDER THE DROUGHT […]

Posted on July 10, 2019

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BCC water woes

THE WATER CRISIS IN BULAWAYO KEEPS ON TAKING A MORE EXTREME DIMENSION. IN THE COCKTAIL OF PROBLEMS RESIDENTS HAVE TO ENDURE ON A DAILY TO DAY BASIS ARE COUNTLESS STORIES OF LONG QUES, EARLY MORNING ENCOUNTERS AND CONSTANT WAITING IN THE HOPE THAT TAPS WILL RUN ONCE AGAIN. RECENTLY, COUNCIL INTRODUCED A 96-HOUR WATER SHEDDING […]

Posted on July 9, 2019

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Seven elephant carcasses discovered at Hwange National Park

SEVEN ELEPHANT CARCASSES HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED AT HWANGE NATIONAL PARK NEAR THE BOTSWANA BORDER WITH INVESTIGATIONS TO ESTABLISH WHAT COULD HAVE LED TO THE DEATH OF THE JUMBOS UNDERWAY. THE CARCASSES OF THE SEVEN JUMBOS WERE DISCOVERED ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON BY ZIMBABWE PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (ZIMPARKS) AND ZIMBABWE REPUBLIC POLICE OFFICERS WHO WERE […]

Posted on July 9, 2019

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Protect the people from unscrupulous business people says the President

THE RULING ZANU PF PARTY SAYS MORE SHOULD BE DONE TO SAFEGUARD PEOPLE FROM UNSCRUPULOUS BUSINESSES WHOSE SOLE AIM IS PROFITEERING AT THE EXPENSE OF MILLIONS OF ZIMBABWEANS. ZBC NEWS CAUGHT UP WITH ZANU PF NATIONAL POLITICAL COMMISSAR AND DEFENCE AND WAR VETERANS DEPUTY MINISTER CDE VICTOR MATEMADANDA IN BULAWAYO’S CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT WHERE HE […]

Posted on July 3, 2019

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Communities around border towns embrace local currency

COMMUNITIES AROUND BORDER TOWNS SAY THEY ARE READY TO EMBRACE THE RECENTLY SCRAPPING OF THE -CURRENCY REGIME. COMMUNITIES LIVING ON THE BORDER AREAS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN TRANSACTING USING CURRENCIES OF NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES THEY BORDER WITH, INCLUDING THE SOUTH AFRICAN RAND AND THE BOTSWANA PULA. VILLAGERS IN TEMATEME AREA UNDER CHIEF MPINI IN BULILIMA DISTRICT, AKNOWLEDGED […]

Posted on July 2, 2019

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BCC imposes water shedding

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) yesterday said it will today impose a city-wide four-day water shedding programme ending on Saturday while it conducts major rehabilitation works at its water treatment plants. Only the central business district, mines and industry are exempted. This comes as most western suburbs have been without water since Sunday. Bulawayo Town […]