A LUCKY Gweru couple got a pleasant January surprise when they won a brick-making machine from Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Zimbabwe last Friday.
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.
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.
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’ associations in Gweru say they will launch several petitions in their latest bid to have the city’s 2015 budget reversed.
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 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.
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.
GWERU has recorded an increase in tuberculosis (TB) cases between January to June compared to the same period last year.