Monthly Archives: March 2016

Banda bemoans local authority, central government discord

Banda bemoans local authority, central government discord

BULAWAYO deputy mayor, Gift Banda, has bemoaned the discord between central government and the local authority which he claimed was affecting service delivery and in some cases had led to the unplanned construction of residential areas.

Castrate rapists: Mugabe

Castrate rapists: Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe has urged castration of rapists and child abusers as the best way to stem the vice. Speaking at his 92nd birthday celebrations at the Great Zimbabwe Monuments last Saturday, Mugabe said he was baffled by people who abuse minors.

Tsvangirai fingered in Byo party violence, court told

Tsvangirai fingered in Byo party violence, court told

An MDC-T member has accused party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai of instigating youths to attack her at a meeting in January this year after he allegedly ordered all members opposed to the nomination of Gift Banda as Bulawayo provincial chairperson to be dragged out of the function.

Mpilo Hospital radiographer in trouble over criminal abuse of duty

Mpilo Hospital radiographer in trouble over criminal abuse of duty

A RADIOGRAPHER at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo has been dragged to court for alleged criminal abuse of duty as a public officer after he pocketed money paid by a patient.

Ship-wreck democracy

Ship-wreck democracy

Zimbabwe seems to be steering towards certain doom due to the leadership napping. The nation is at a crossroads with the political leadership clueless on what to do to salvage its pride. Political activity is at its worst state as men and women spend time frolicking with their selfish ambitions.

Tonga language to be taught  at A’ Level

Tonga language to be taught at A’ Level

TONGA language will be introduced as one of the examinable subjects at A’ Level beginning next term if the Civil Service Commission (CSC) provides the required teachers.

Peace and Reconciliation Bill should create safe spaces for women, girls — ZCA

Peace and Reconciliation Bill should create safe spaces for women, girls — ZCA

THE Zimbabwe Christian Alliance (ZCA) has hailed the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill but said it should create “safe spaces” and opportunities for women and girls within the affected communities to tell their stories and let their voices heard.

BCC urged to provide affordable housing stands

BCC urged to provide affordable housing stands

THE Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) has urged the local authority to provide affordable housing stands to ordinary residents to ease the city’s accommodation crisis.

Midlands left with  2 weeks food supply

Midlands left with 2 weeks food supply

More than 80% of rural communities in the Midlands province require urgent food aid, as their crops have been written off due to extreme weather conditions, Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya has said.

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