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Francistown mayor courts Bulawayo

Francistown mayor courts Bulawayo

FRANCISTOWN— Francistown mayor Sylvia Muzila has urged Bulawayo City Council to speed up a twinning arrangement between the two cities in order to boost their economy through shared investments.

UK college to the rescue of city youths

UK college to the rescue of city youths

LONDON — When you think of a classroom, you probably don’t imagine one in an eight-tonne freight container. But that’s exactly what has just been shipped to Bulawayo from Britain, thanks to students at South Tyneside College.

Respect term limits: Hollande

Respect term limits: Hollande

COTONOU — French President Francois Hollande last week urged African leaders to respect their constitutional term limits amid concerns that some are prepared to risk political instability in order to cling to power.

SA seizes 200kg of Zim ivory

SA seizes 200kg of Zim ivory

South African customs officials have seized more than 200 kgs of ivory from Zimbabwe at OR Tambo International Airport.

Mugabe not to blame: Malema

Mugabe not to blame: Malema

The problems in Zimbabwe are not caused by its long-serving President Robert Mugabe, but by “capital”, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said yesterday.

Zanu PF ‘land baron’ put to his defence

Zanu PF ‘land baron’ put to his defence

A ZANU PF activist accused of illegally selling land in Matabeleland South’s Insiza district has a case to answer, a Bulawayo magistrate ruled yesterday.

SA police wind up probe into illegal deportations

SA police wind up probe into illegal deportations

With only written legal arguments remaining to be filed, the disciplinary inquiry into illegal rendition allegations against Hawks head Shadrack Sibiya came to an end yesterday after his cross-examination.

Zim herdman hangs self in Botswana

Zim herdman hangs self in Botswana

A 32-year-old Zimbabwean herdman hanged himself in Botswana last week after accusing his girlfriend of being promiscuous.

Queen honours Zimbabwe born care giver

Queen honours Zimbabwe born care giver

A Zimbabwe born grandmother who has dedicated her entire adult life to looking after disadvantaged children has received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Nigerian journalist pours more scorn on Mugabe

Nigerian journalist pours more scorn on Mugabe

SAHARA Reporters’ Adeola Fayehun has poured more scorn on President Robert Mugabe, saying he was so old and that she thought he should not be even in charge of a church.

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