Monthly Archives: March 2015

Council gets 11  fire engines

Council gets 11 fire engines

BULAWAYO City Council yesterday received 11 fire engines and equipment from Operation Florian, a United Kingdom fire and humanitarian organisation.

Villagers up in arms against Arda

Villagers up in arms against Arda

VILLAGERS from Maphisa in Matopo district have clashed with the Agriculture Rural Development Authority (Arda) over reports that a new company is interested in investing at Antelope Estate, raising fears of a round of evictions to accommodate the irrigation scheme.

Taylor makes team of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Taylor makes team of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ZIMBABWEAN batsman Brendan Taylor was yesterday named in the International Cricket Council (ICC) team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with New Zealander Brendon McCullum as captain.

Eppel a literary giant

Eppel a literary giant

BULAWAYO poet, teacher, critic and writer John Eppel has achieved a lot and continues to impress in Zimbabwe’s literary landscape.

Govt to amend Microfinance Act

Govt to amend Microfinance Act

ZIMBABWE’s microfinance institutions and the government have agreed to amend the current Microfinance Act to extend the licence tenure for money lenders from 12 months to three (3) years.

Council, workers fight over residential stands

Council, workers fight over residential stands

REDCLIFF Municipality workers are up in arms against their employer whom they accuse of illegally withdrawing an offer for free stands in lieu of their outstanding salaries.

Taking stock

Taking stock

SINCE the international break left us with no English Premier League to sustain ourselves this last weekend, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take stock of the season that has been, and look ahead at the fraction that is left.

TIMB reviews dual pricing model on concerns over discrepancies

TIMB reviews dual pricing model on concerns over discrepancies

ZIMBABWE’s tobacco industry regulator has given players up to end of day today to submit presentations on how to reduce the wide discrepancy between contract prices and auction prices as concerns mount over the current pricing model of the golden leaf.

Mighty Warriors prepare for Ghana

Mighty Warriors prepare for Ghana

THE national senior women’s football team, the Mighty Warriors, yesterday resumed preparations for the All-Africa Games reverse qualifier against Ghana this weekend.

Govt looting Matabeleland

Govt looting Matabeleland

THE government of Zimbabwe is looting Matabeleland’s economy through its agencies and this has to stop immediately.

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