Monthly Archives: November 2016

Villagers lose school case

Villagers lose school case

Bulawayo High Court judge, Justice Lawrence Kamocha has ordered 11 Rouxdale farm villagers in Bubi district to stop interfering with the construction of a private boarding school by a local businessman.

Man jailed for striking neighbour with axe over maize

Man jailed for striking neighbour with axe over maize

A LOWER Gweru man, who struck his neighbour with an axe for labelling him a thief in a dispute over stolen maize, was yesterday sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder.

Soldiers kill villager over bicycle

Soldiers kill villager over bicycle

THREE soldiers based at the Bulawayo’s 1 Brigade allegedly killed a Fort Rixon villager following a dispute over a bicycle.

Former Redcliff official eyes Gweru town clerk post

Former Redcliff official eyes Gweru town clerk post

FORMER Redcliff municipality town clerk, Elizabeth Gwatipedza was reportedly chosen as Gweru town clerk soon after she emerged the top candidate for the post in interviews recently held in the Midlands capital, NewsDay has established.

Pressure group embarks on voter registration awareness

Pressure group embarks on voter registration awareness

A local pressure group, Bulawayo Youths Arise (Buya) has embarked on a voter registration awareness exercise, targeting the youth ahead of the 2018 elections.

1,5 million Zimbabweans diabetic — Parirenyatwa

1,5 million Zimbabweans diabetic — Parirenyatwa

About 1,5 million Zimbabweans are diabetic, with some of them unaware they have the condition, Health minister David Parirenyatwa has revealed.

Kombayi gets ConCourt reprieve

Kombayi gets ConCourt reprieve

Gweru Provincial Magistrate, Pathekhile Msipa yesterday granted an application by suspended Gweru mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi to have a matter in which he is accused of sending offensive messages to Local Government ministry permanent secretary, George Mlilo referred to the Constitutional Court.

Gold panners machete war ends in tragedy

Gold panners machete war ends in tragedy

MACHETE wars between illegal gold miners in Kwekwe, which have become the order of the day, ended in tragedy, with the murder of Washington Dick last week.

Zapu plans demo against govt over property seizure

Zapu plans demo against govt over property seizure

ZAPU has threatened to stage demonstrations to force President Robert Mugabe’s government to return the party’s properties, which were seized in the early 1980s.

Villagers protest against Mphoko land invasion

Villagers protest against Mphoko land invasion

VILLAGERS at Tshayile area in Bubi, Matabeleland North province face eviction allegedly to pave way for Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko, who reportedly wants to construct his homestead on top of a mountain that lies on their land.

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