SOUTH African-based Zimbabwean immigrant workers, particularly domestic workers, face a bleak future amid reports that South African citizens have reportedly asked their government not to renew permits for foreigners doing menial jobs in that country.
GWERU residents have threatened to demonstrate at Town House today demanding the government-appointed commission running council affairs to leave, as its term had expired.
THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) has refuted reports that the City of Gweru was facing water shortages, arguing the city’s supply dams had adequate water to reach the next rainy season.
ZAPU leader, Dumiso Dabengwa, has hailed the decision by Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (Zipra) ex-combatants to sever ties with the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA), saying the move was necessary to preserve the distinct integrity of the liberation war fighters.
MASVINGO City Council’s water woes might not end soon as the local authority has not yet secured the $60 million loan promised by a Chinese company three years ago to increase pumping capacity.
BULAWAYO mayor Martin Moyo says his council is looking forward to attending the proposed national housing conference set to be held in Harare between July 12 and 15, as the platform will guide them in addressing their housing backlogs.
HUNGRY Lupane State University (LSU) students reportedly held a mini-protest on Tuesday evening demanding their meal allowances following their participation at the college and university sports games in Bulawayo.
A SUSPECTED armed robber, believed to be part of a five-member gang that recently pounced on a haulage truck and robbed the driver and his passengers of property and cash worth $161, has claimed he was tortured by the police following his arrest.
An 85-year-old former commercial farmer from Mberengwa has been fined $150 for failing to vacate a farm, which has since been allocated to Mberengwa North legislator, Tafanana Zhou (Zanu PF).
WORKERS at the country’s leading beverages manufacturer, Delta Beverages, yesterday conducted a clean-up exercise at Egodini and Renkini bus termini in Bulawayo, as part of efforts to keep the city clean.