THE United States (US) embassies in Harare and Gaborone have partnered with Zimbabwe and Botswana youths to promote conservation efforts through various empowerment initiatives, including wildlife conservation, leadership training and cultural understanding in the Sadc region.
RESIDENTS of Jama resettlement area, about 62km from Bulawayo along the Gweru Road have blamed the horrific accident involving a Pathfinder luxury bus and haulage truck that left six people dead on Saturday night on the vandalising of the highway fence by resettled people at the height of the fast-track land reform programme.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is expected to join more than 70 heads of State and government at funeral events for former South African President Nelson Mandela, with most due to attend a huge memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg today.
JOHANNESBURG — FAMILY members were allowed into his room in pairs or in threes and allowed private moments with him.
We had been preparing a long time for the day that Nelson Mandela would be with us no more.
MASVINGO — Several thousand people in south-eastern Zimbabwe’s drought-prone Masvingo province have had to leave their ancestral homes and villages in exchange for plots of undeveloped land lacking any infrastructure, in order to make way for the construction of a dam.
GOKWE – A policeman based at the Western Commonage Police Station in Bulawayo has been fined $350 for assaulting his wife accusing her of refusing to go and take care of his mother in the village.
FILABUSI — A traditional healer from Northend, Bulawayo, who was hired by a Filabusi woman to conduct rituals at her home, has been slapped with an 18-month jail term for having sexual intercourse with a minor after allegedly falling in love with the woman’s 14-year-old granddaughter.
GOKWE — A Zimparks ranger was last Thursday locked up in remand prison for allegedly ordering his junior to shoot dead a suspected poacher who had tried to run away after being apprehended.
THE BULAWAYO City Council lost more than $90 000 in legal fees following the directive by government for all local authorities to write off debt owed by residents.
PLAYERS in the tourism industry in the resort town of Victoria Falls are recording brisk business ahead of the festive season as they cash in on the influx of domestic and international visitors for the Christmas and New Year holidays as well as the forthcoming annual Victoria Falls Carnival Festival scheduled for December 29 and 30.