Shurugwi

Tongogara council helps children with school fees

Tongogara council helps children with school fees

TONGOGARA Rural District Council in Shurugwi has launched a scholarship programme to provide school fees for underprivileged children.

MDC-T supporters cry foul over Chinese rice

MDC-T supporters cry foul over Chinese rice

MDC-T supporters in Shurugwi are crying foul after they were denied rice donated by China on Thursday with only villagers linked to Zanu PF benefiting from the hand-outs.

Shurugwi embarks on small grains project

Shurugwi embarks on small grains project

Communities in parts of Shurugwi have embarked on a small grains project aimed at creating a food safety net in the drought-prone district.

Shurugwi taps run dry

Shurugwi taps run dry

WATER shortages have hit Shurugwi town in the Midlands Province resulting in residents going without the precious liquid for up to two weeks.

Shurugwi man  jailed for raping minor

Shurugwi man jailed for raping minor

A 19-year-old Shurugwi man has been slapped with an effective nine-year jail term after being convicted of raping a Grade One pupil aged seven, who had been sent by her mother to collect beans from his place.

Shurugwi delays $2,5m mall project

Shurugwi delays $2,5m mall project

Shurugwi has delayed the commencement of a $2,5 million town mall project to next month as the major contractor is involved in the construction of a medical centre in the mining town, an official said on Monday.

Pregnant women get relief

Pregnant women get relief

EXPECTANT mothers in Shurugwi last Fridaybreathed a sigh of relief following the construction of a mothers’ waiting shelter at Zvamavande Rural Hospital.

Miners selling gold on black market

Miners selling gold on black market

A SMALL-SCALE mining association in Shurugwi has revealed that most of its members were selling their gold on the black market as Fidelity Printers was failing to offer competitive prices.

Civil servants get stands in Shurugwi

Civil servants get stands in Shurugwi

SHURUGWI-BASED civil servants got 500 residential stands through the assistance of a Gweru company, River Valley Properties.

UK provides funds  for market gardening

UK provides funds for market gardening

The British embassy has provided $15 000 for a market gardening project to assist 35 families in the Shurugwi South constituency in a bid to alleviate poverty in the area.

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