Gweru

Gweru couple wins big in PPC raffle

Gweru couple wins big in PPC raffle

A LUCKY Gweru couple got a pleasant January surprise when they won a brick-making machine from Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Zimbabwe last Friday.

Grace rally intruder dies

Grace rally intruder dies

A GWERU man, who was being accused of trying to disrupt First Lady Grace Mugabe’s rally in Bulawayo sometime last October, died of pneumonia at his Gweru home on Boxing Day.

Mental evaluation delays  Grace rally disruption trial

Mental evaluation delays Grace rally disruption trial

THE case of a Gweru man who was accused of trying to disrupt First Lady Grace Mugabe’s rally in Bulawayo sometime in October was yesterday further postponed after it emerged in court that he had not yet been examined by psychiatrists to determine his mental status.

Armed police at Zanu PF congress accreditation

Armed police at Zanu PF congress accreditation

POLICE armed with truncheons were yesterday seen milling around Zanu PF district offices in Gweru as delegates were busy with accreditation for the party’s sixth national congress.

Residents reject  2015 budget

Residents reject 2015 budget

RESIDENTS’ associations in Gweru say they will launch several petitions in their latest bid to have the city’s 2015 budget reversed.

Companies snub mayor’s Christmas cheer fund

Companies snub mayor’s Christmas cheer fund

THE business community in Gweru snubbed this year’s mayor’s Christmas cheer fund launch, with only a handful attending, as the economic situation continues to affect the few operating industries in the city.

Riot police  block VP supporters

Riot police block VP supporters

RIOT police yesterday maintained a heavy presence around Zanu PF district offices in Gweru as they thwarted a planned demonstration by party members sympathetic to a faction led by Vice-President Joice Mujuru, sources revealed to Southern Eye.

Top cop  acquitted

Top cop acquitted

A 39-YEAR-OLD Gweru-based senior cop, who was facing allegations of converting cattle meant for food at a police mess to his personal use, was last Friday acquitted of the charges after being found not guilty.

DA’s offices in one-month blackout

DA’s offices in one-month blackout

THE Gweru district administrator (DA)’s offices have gone for close to a month without power after Zesa Holdings installed a prepaid electricity meter which has not been topped up.

TB cases up in Gweru

TB cases up in Gweru

GWERU has recorded an increase in tuberculosis (TB) cases between January to June compared to the same period last year.

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