Matabeleland

Zanu PF activist refuses  to pay rentals, bills

Zanu PF activist refuses to pay rentals, bills

A Zanu PF youth activist, Fundisani Dewa, is reportedly refusing to pay rentals and vacate rented premises in Bulawayo’s Hillside suburb, despite receiving several eviction notices.

Zambezi water project in limbo again

Zambezi water project in limbo again

The government says it is still mobilising funds to complete the construction of the Gwayi-Shangani Dam, a major component of the long-awaited Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP) despite claims two years ago that Chinese investors would bankroll the initiative.

Minister talks tough on Mpilo Hospital

Minister talks tough on Mpilo Hospital

Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa on Thursday vowed to take ‘drastic’ action against those implicated in alleged corrupt activities at Bulawayo’s Mpilo Central Hospital.

Matabeleland hardest  hit by hunger: ZimVAC

Matabeleland hardest hit by hunger: ZimVAC

APPROXIMATELY 6% of the rural population — the majority of them in Matabeleland provinces — will require about 21 000 metric tonnes of maize in food assistance at the height of the hunger season between January and March 2015, according to the latest Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) rural livelihoods report.

Zanu PF wades into teachers storm

Zanu PF wades into teachers storm

ZANU PF chairman Simon Khaya Moyo yesterday waded into the controversy over the employment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in Matabeleland saying the practice was destroying the children’s future.

Matabeleland groups fume over youth funds

Matabeleland groups fume over youth funds

MATABELELAND-based youth organisations yesterday said they would be forced to confront administrators of the controversial youth fund amid continued revelations of looting by undeserving recipients.

Impi hearings in Matabeleland

Impi hearings in Matabeleland

THE Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (Impi) this week descends on the Matabeleland region for a series of public meetings to assess the state of the media industry in the country.

Pork glut hits Mat’land

Pork glut hits Mat’land

THERE is a glut of pork in Matabeleland due to the off-loading of the product from the northern parts of the country as producers fear a drastic drop in prices.

Matabeleland has vast investment opportunities: SA delegation

Matabeleland has vast investment opportunities: SA delegation

THE Matabeleland region has vast investment opportunities which South African investors want to exploit, an official said yesterday.

Matabeleland catches up

Matabeleland catches up

Tobacco farming taking root in Matabeleland as some farmers have extensively cultivated the cash crop in ways never seen before in recent years.

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