Bulawayo seeks to draw water from Filabusi

The council has since decommissioned Umzingwane Dam due to lower water levels, while Upper Ncema is set to be decommissioned soon.
By Silas Nkala Jul. 6, 2024
Zapu raps ED’s plea for protection from Putin
Zapu raps ED’s plea for protection from Putin
In a statement at the weekend, Zapu acting spokesperson Brian Ncube said the opposition party was deeply disturbed by Mnangagwa’s leadership.
By Silas Nkala Jun. 19, 2024
Police blitz rattles Byo commuter taxis
The operation has led to operators taking advantage of desperate commuters by charging US$1 up from R10 for a single trip.
By Jerssie Mpofu Feb. 16, 2024
BCC’s US$ revenue improves
Residents, industry, commerce and government owed the city ZWL$293 billion as at the end of October 2023, which is equivalent to US$45,1 million.
By Patricia Sibanda Feb. 16, 2024
Miner stoned to death over gold
The police spokesperson urged the public not to use violence to settle disputes and to desist from illegal mining to avoid unnecessary loss of lives.
By Margaret Lubinda Feb. 15, 2024
Masvingo evictions spill into courts
They are also seeking an order to refer the matter to the Constitutional Court for a determination of the constitutionality of their eviction.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 15, 2024
Zipra ups ante on 100 seized properties
Dube expressed optimism that the properties would be returned to Zipra cadres.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 15, 2024
BCC petitioned over scant social amenities
Contacted for comment, Bulawayo mayor David Coltart said he was not apprised of the complaints raised before he assumed office.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 15, 2024
Veteran activists back Chamisa
The CCC had been hit by a spate of recalls instigated by self-imposed interim secretary-general Sengezo Chabangu.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 9, 2024
Gold panning threatens Inyankuni pipeline
BCC draws most of its water from six supply dams in Matabeleland South namely Inyankuni, Lower Ncema, Upper Ncema, uMzingwane, Mtshabezi and Insiza Mayfair. 
By Silas Nkala Feb. 9, 2024
Gweru migrates to ERP software
He made the revelations during an ordinary council meeting on Tuesday this week.
By Stephen Chadenga Feb. 9, 2024
Naked infant found at disused shaft
He said ZRP Shurugwi attended the scene and took the toddler to Shurugwi District Hospital for medical attention.
By Stephen Chadenga Feb. 6, 2024
Vendors, touts choke Byo registry offices
Bulawayo provincial registrar Jane Peters told Southern Eye that the vendors had created a situation where clients think there are long queues in the registration office.
By Margaret Lubinda Feb. 6, 2024
Survivors petition chiefs over Gukurahundi hearings
Tempers are high among the victims and survivors in Matabeleland and Midlands provinces amid concern that the Zanu PF government was responsible for the abuses.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 6, 2024
Egodini opens for commuter omnibuses
The developments at the long-awaited project were revealed by town clerk Christopher Dube in a notice to stakeholders and residents over the weekend.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 6, 2024
MDC presses for CCC’s removal from party offices
The party offices, located at corner Fort Street and 3rd Avenue, were repainted blue by former CCC leader Nelson Chamisa’s loyalists, who also hung a portrait of the opposition politician.
By CITE Feb. 5, 2024
Allow media at Gukurahundi meetings’
According to Noko, the ZPRA combatants believe the presence of the media will help with transparency because its footage will serve as proof of what people said.
By CITE Feb. 5, 2024
Woman kicks 7-month-old baby
Ndlovu is alleged to have kicked the baby on the back of his head and he fell on his face and suffered facial bruises and mild swelling on the mouth as a result of the assault.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 5, 2024
‘Register your children at birth’
During the meeting, Education ministry officials had raised concern over the influx of early childhood development (ECD) learners without birth certificates in schools.
By Margaret Lubinda Feb. 4, 2024
Tshabangu accused of turning CCC into regional outfit
Tshabangu has been calling the shots since he emerged claiming to be the secretary general late last year, rendering Chamisa powerless.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 4, 2024
Councillors plead for forex to improve service delivery
Bulawayo ward 22 councillor Meli Bruce Moyo, however, said this was unsustainable when the local currency was fast losing value.
By Jerssie Mpofu Feb. 4, 2024
Zanu PF linked space barons cause havoc
Chivhoko said the situation was now out of hand such that the council was considering privatising the vending market in a bid to realise income from the council owned marketplace.
By Stephen Chadenga Feb. 4, 2024
Moyo urges Gukurahundi hearings rethink
The traditional leaders underwent training in January on how they will conduct the exercise.
By Sharon Sibindi Feb. 4, 2024
Uncle (16) flees after raping niece
He dragged her for about 50 metres away from the kitchen where she was seated, pushed her to the ground and raped her once.
By Simbarashe Sithole Feb. 4, 2024
Man jailed for rape
Prosecutor Charline Murove said in June 2022, the juvenile was left in the custody of the convict, who proceeded to her bedroom hut at night and found her sleeping.
By Simbarashe Sithole Feb. 4, 2024
Zanu PF members jostle for DCC posts: Mohadi
Mohadi said primary elections in the party had passed and urged his party members to unite and win today’s by-elections.
By Stephen Chadenga Feb. 3, 2024
Tshabangu’s CCC confident of victory
Tshabangu’s spokesperson Khaliphani Phugeni told Southern Eye that they have been on the ground conducting door to door campaigns and answering questions from the electorate.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 3, 2024
Gweru workers declare incapacitation
In a letter dated January 31 addressed to acting town clerk Livingstone Churu, the workers revealed that failing to put food on the table is affecting their ability to fully perform their duties.
By Stephen Chadenga Feb. 3, 2024