Monthly Archives: September 2015

The people’s President and his titles

The people’s President and his titles

Heads of State and Government the world over seem to attract a lot of titles to themselves. A few of the titles relate to their duties while most are acquired as part of the whole process of big ego massaging. As a general rule, dictators acquire the longest and wordiest titles of all. There are very few exceptions to this rule.

PDP to take its policy documents to launch in Bulawayo

PDP to take its policy documents to launch in Bulawayo

HE newly-launched People’s Democratic Party (PDP) plans to take its policy documents — Holistic Programme for Economic Change (Hope) and Agenda for the Restoration and Rehabilitation of Electoral Sustainability (Arrest) — to the grassroots, as it is due to launch them in Bulawayo.

Facebook, eyeing TV dollars, rolls out new ad products

Facebook, eyeing TV dollars, rolls out new ad products

Facebook Inc introduced a slate of new advertising products on Sunday, most of which are aimed at luring television advertisers onto the 1.5-billion user social network.

Zimbabwe court again postpones trial of hunter linked to Cecil killing

Zimbabwe court again postpones trial of hunter linked to Cecil killing

A court on Monday postponed for the second time the trial of hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who is linked to the illegal killing of Zimbabwe’s most prized lion in July, after his lawyers requested that his indictment be quashed.

Intwasa festival ends on high note

Intwasa festival ends on high note

THE Intwasa Arts Festival Ko Bulawayo, which brought the city alive last week, ended on a high note at the…

Bulawayo Town Clerk dies

Bulawayo Town Clerk dies

BULAWAYO City Council Town clerk, Middleton Nyoni has died.

‘Whites have crucial role in Zim politics’

‘Whites have crucial role in Zim politics’

FORMER Education minister, David Coltart, has said the white community has a huge role to play in the country’s politics despite their public ridicule by President Robert Mugabe.

Solar geysers to replace electric ones

Solar geysers to replace electric ones

GOVERNMENT says it will soon compulsorily phase out electric geysers and replace them with solar gadgets part of efforts to ease the load on the national grid following a sharp decline in electricity generation in the country.

Pumula women in dire need of maternity facilities

Pumula women in dire need of maternity facilities

PREGNANT women in Pumula South, Bulawayo, are being forced to travel long distances to Pelandaba Clinic for delivery as the…

Tax consultant up for fraud

Tax consultant up for fraud

A ZVISHAVANE dentist has dragged a Beitbridge-based tax consultant to court accusing him of swindling him of close to
$4 000 in clearing fees for a dental X-ray machine.

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