BULAWAYO East MP Thabitha Khumalo was yesterday summoned to Bulawayo Central Police Station in the morning and quizzed over driving a vehicle without number plates, which they suspected was being used by the MP to co-ordinate anti-government protests on behalf of pressure group Tajamuka/Sesijikile.
GOVERNMENT has charged six school-going juveniles, among them a primary school pupil, with public violence following their arrest on allegations of being part of last Wednesday’s anti-government protests to force President Robert Mugabe to step down.
MASVINGO General Hospital mortuary is set to receive a major facelift after a local funeral parlour offered to refurbish it under a public-private-partnership (PPP).
ORGANISERS of tomorrow’s General Josh Legacy Walk in Bulawayo in honour of the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo yesterday said all was set for the event, which also marks the 17th anniversary of his death.
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.