WHEN President Robert Mugabe and the late former Vice-President Joshua Nkomo signed the Unity Accord in December 1987, there was jubilation in Matabeleland and some parts of the Midlands as the pact effectively signalled the end of mass killings in the two provinces.
PROGRESS at the Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP) is reported to have been halted since January this year amid revelations the government has run out of funds to continue with the construction works.
THE Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) Bulawayo chairperson Japhet Phuthi has said the headline “We don’t need the Chinese” of a story published in Southern Eye of November 12 was misleading because it insinuated that the organisation had broken ranks with Zanu PF’s “Look East” policy.
THE Bulawayo City Council has formulated a water policy document to give direction on management of water usage in the city that has been blighted by perennial water shortages.
FORMER Water Resources Development and Management minister Samuel Sipepa Nkomo on Wednesday handed over a vehicle to the Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP) advisory council for their use during the execution of the project.
Reports of steady progress in the construction of the Gwayi-Shangani Dam could not have come at a better time.
THE ADVISORY committee on the Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project says it is impressed by the progress at Gwayi-Shangani Dam site.