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THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) should work with government departments to reclaim its former glory as the country's industrial hub, a Cabinet Minister has said. The Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Cde July Moyo, said this yesterday while outlining his expectations for ...
Bulawayo - The council here has embraced new information technology after adopting a resolution to live-stream full chamber meetings, events and functions starting this month. According to the latest council report, town clerk Christopher Dube noted that "social media had grown to become a reliable ...

SUPERHERO film Black Panther's premiere at the Ster Kinekor movie house in Bulawayo has been moved from Friday to Thursday. Ster Kinekor spokesperson Maybe Simbisai said everything else remained the same apart from change of the premiere day. "The movie date has been moved from Friday to ...
There is seemingly no end in sight to the serious factional fighting that is devouring the MDC, with fresh cracks emerging in the Bulawayo provincial executive of the party -- where one of the key figures has broken ranks with his regional comrades and is now punting Nelson Chamisa as his preferred ...
It is in Bulawayo therefore, that eyes will naturally be directed as we begin to measure the rate of economic revival. Zimbabwe's second largest city had its status anchored on industry and unless we begin to see smoke rising again from those industries, it will be difficult to speak of industrial revival in the ...

Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has passed a resolution to livestream its monthly chamber meetings and other events as it tries to foster a culture of openness and ... "It was noted that live streams of events would also allow Bulawayo residents to participate and contribute in the development of the city.
There was chaos along Luveve Road in Bulawayo on Wednesday at a flyover as commuter omnibuses and other motorists drove against traffic evading arrest as the Zimbabwe Republic police, VID and BCC officers engaged in an operation to clamp down on unlicensed vehicles, unlicensed drivers and ...
The project that will be undertaken at an estimated cost of $208 million will see Bulawayo having seven supply dams in a move that will significantly improve the water situation in the city. Clr Moyo said this while updating councillors during a full council meeting on Wednesday after he toured the dam site ...
He then finished his duty and sneaked out of the camp with his service rifle. He then travelled to Bulawayo with the AK47 folding butt rifle concealed in a bag. Pvt Chapeyama went straight to his in-laws' house," said Lt Col Makotore. He said Chapeyama randomly opened fire on the three deceased sisters, ...
Rev Mabhena had been pastor at the Bulawayo Central branch since the 1980s. In 2013, he suffered a stroke while delivering a sermon but recovered and continued with his work. Parishioners at the church said Rev Mabhena stepped down as the branch's main pastor last year due to old age and played ...
NEWLY-PROMOTED Bulawayo Chiefs are talking to four coaches in the city as they ratchet up efforts to meet the Caf-A Licence requirements by Zifa for head ... The sources said Bulawayo Chiefs had spread their wings and also approached former Tsholotsho gaffer Farai Tawachera and ex-Bantu Rovers ...
THE new political dispensation that engulfed Zimbabwe seems not to have trickled down to the Bulawayo City Council, after a government minister yesterday had to order the removal of former president Robert Mugabe's portrait hanging from one of its facilities two months after his resignation. Minister of ...
"Thereafter pegging will be done in Magwegwe North, Magwegwe West and Emganwini once servicing has been completed. Council has also been making frantic efforts to complete the servicing as soon as possible," she said. Bulawayo's housing waiting list is pegged at more than 100 000 and demand ...
THE new political dispensation seems to have bypassed Bulawayo City Council, with a government minister yesterday ordering the removal of a portrait of former President Robert Mugabe that was hanging from one of the local authority's facilities. Minister of sport, arts and Recreation Raymond Kazembe ...
Two new political parties launched in Bulawayo at the weekend have ruled out entering into coalition deals, with other opposition parties, describing the existing alliances as too ... The alliance is in disarray and we cannot join it," Wilson said at his party launch at the Bulawayo Media Centre on Saturday.
During a meeting with Bulawayo youths at Sizinda Vocational Training Centre in Sizinda suburb on Tuesday afternoon, women and Youth Affairs Minister Sithembiso Nyoni said this was part of ... The Minister has embarked on a countrywide tour engaging youths and the Bulawayo meeting was her first.

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is working on expanding the Bulawayo High Court and increasing the staff complement to enhance access to justice. In her speech at the opening of the 2018 legal year on Monday, Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza said more judges would be seconded to the Bulawayo ...
This was said by the Supreme Court judge Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza, while officially opening the Bulawayo High Court 2018 legal year on Monday. "Over the years it has been observed that there has been a sharp rise in the cases filed with the Bulawayo High Court. This will of necessity call for the ...
Harare and Bulawayo have the lowest economic activity rate despite having the largest economically active workforce, a new survey has shown. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA ... Harare and Bulawayo, the two predominantly urban provinces, have the lowest activity rate of 58," Zimstat said. "The categories of ...
THE footballers Union of Zimbabwe (Fuz) training camp for Bulawayo-based out-of-contract players starts today at the Heath Streak Academy. The five-day training camp is meant to help out-of-contract players secure clubs following Fuz's initiative to invite Premiership and First Division clubs to send their ...
Bulawayo Metropolitan Affairs minister, Angeline Masuku, has launched a think-tank to spearhead the revival of the city's industrial sector in line with ... come into the country and all those ideas have to be put together so that this enables us to have a strategy on how we can revive the industry in Bulawayo.
FOLLOWING the successful hosting and launch of the Gqom Life album through an All White Party last year at Nesbitt Castle, Blackdiamond have planned to continue with the success with the Gqom Life gardens this year. It will be a festival to celebrate music from Bulawayo and this follow up event ...
Bulawayo City have interviewed Amini Soma-Phiri, Nation Dube and Darlington Dodo, as they seek a replacement for Mandla Mpofu, who resigned as head ... "When I came to Bulawayo City, a team had already been assembled and we brought in Ishmael Wadi and Newman Sianchali to beef up the squad ...
Bulawayo Members of Parliament and councillors have been challenged to an accountability test today and tomorrow on a city radio station after its listeners said they had received no joy from the elected officials for the past five years. Skyz Metro FM has invited members of the National Assembly, ...
A Bulawayo man died on the spot after he was axed by an injiva over a "missing Satanism necklace" in Emakhandeni suburb on New Year's Day. Bhekimpilo Moyo (34) was axed on the neck and head by an unidentified injiva who fled after committing the crime at around 1AM on New Year's Day at the ...
And during that time he revealed that he was not making money off the Kalawa Homecoming Party as it was to give back to Bulawayo. He revealed this at the Bulawayo Central police station on Wednesday where he got Nkululeko Nkala arrested after his joke of the availability of cheap tickets on the black ...
A MAN from Bulawayo's Mahatshula suburb is in critical condition at the United Bulawayo hospitals' intensive care unit after he was stabbed several times by armed robbers who held his family hostage. Mr Joseph Choga (48), his wife and two children were held at knife point by four robbers who were also ...
ALTHOUGH there was a low turnout at the Splash Festival Re-Energised and the Soul Brothers show at the Large City Hall in Bulawayo on Friday and Saturday respectively the Entertainment value was high. Splash Festival Re-energised was being held as a make up for a washed out show last month and ...
Tonight is the night of reckoning for Soul Brothers as they stage their first show in Zimbabwe at the Large City Hall in Bulawayo without the velvet voice of the late lead singer, David Masondo. The kings of Mas'kandi music have been part of Bulawayo's urban folklore for the past four decades. Songs such as ...
Bulawayo street children have said they face hard times living on the streets, a situation that has forced them to resort to abusing drugs to help them cope with the challenges. In interviews with The Chronicle at a Christmas party hosted for them by Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Martin Moyo at the Small City ...
Bulawayo Public Transport Association (Bupta) chairperson, Mr Albert Ncube, said pirate taxis have literally killed the business of registered kombis in the city. "Honda Fit pirate taxi operators have totally destroyed our industry. We are actually appealing to government in this new dispensation to help bring ...
South Africa-based jazzman Bothwell "Bekezela" Nkomo who rose to fame with his self-titled album which saw him clinch a deal with one of Mzansi's successful recording stables, Muthaland Entertainment, will be bringing the Asante Sana Tour to his home city of Bulawayo next week. Gwanda-born ...
FORMER Highlanders skipper Erick Mudzingwa has signed a one-year contract with Bulawayo City ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premier soccer ... Nhlanhla Ndlovu, who was at Highlanders, and former Bantu Rovers goalkeeper, Wellington Muuya have also joined the Bulawayo local authority side.
Bulawayo Metropolitan Province minister Angeline Masuku has announced an ambitious plan to rebrand Bulawayo as the best investment destinations in the country within 100 days. BY SHARON ... We cannot start by branding Zimbabwe before we brand Bulawayo as we are in Bulawayo here.
ALTHOUGH there was a low turnout at the Splash Festival Re-Energised and the Soul Brothers show at the Large City Hall in Bulawayo on Friday and Saturday respectively the Entertainment value was high. Splash Festival Re-energised was being held as a make up for a washed out show last month and ...
Bulawayo street children have said they face hard times living on the streets, a situation that has forced them to resort to abusing drugs to help them cope with the challenges. In interviews with The Chronicle at a Christmas party hosted for them by Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Martin Moyo at the Small City ...
Bulawayo Public Transport Association (Bupta) chairperson, Mr Albert Ncube, said pirate taxis have literally killed the business of registered kombis in the city. "Honda Fit pirate taxi operators have totally destroyed our industry. We are actually appealing to government in this new dispensation to help bring ...
South Africa-based jazzman Bothwell "Bekezela" Nkomo who rose to fame with his self-titled album which saw him clinch a deal with one of Mzansi's successful recording stables, Muthaland Entertainment, will be bringing the Asante Sana Tour to his home city of Bulawayo next week. Gwanda-born ...
Controversial South African socialite and dancer Zodwa Wabantu's two shows in Zimbabwe have been cancelled after the socialite failed to turn up. Zodwa Wabantu was billed to perform in Harare Thursday on December and in Bulawayo the following day. However, according to the organisers of the show ...
THE Bulawayo business community has urged the new government led by Emmerson Mnangagwa to come up with deliberate policies that will ensure that the city returns to its former industrial hub status. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI. In separate interviews with Standardbusiness last week, Bulawayo ...
SANTA Claus, the North Pole elves and fairies return to Bulawayo for the second time in as many years as SantaLand rolls into the city to charm children to mark the onset of the Christmas season. After a successful run last year, SantaLand, from South Africa, will open its gates at ZITF Hall 5 to local ...
Athletics seminar begins in Bulawayo ... NATIONAL Athletics Association of Zimbabwe director for coaching, talent identification and development Lisimati Phakamile is hopeful the sprints seminars, starting today at Northlea high school in Bulawayo, will contribute a lot in their efforts to take the sport to the ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his new government must prioritise the resuscitation of Bulawayo industries which collapsed during the era of ousted long-time leader, Robert Mugabe, politicians and activists have said. In interviews with New Zimbabwe they said Matebeleland region was always ...
EXPELLED Zanu-Pf Bulawayo Central district chairman Magura Charumbira (34) suspected to be the ring leader of a clique of rowdy party ...
THREE guards from Guard Alert in Bulawayo died in a horrific car crash in Kadoma while transporting gold from How Mine to Harare on ...
Harare - Illegal gold miners have invaded a busy suburb in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo. The miners are digging large trenches ...
Zanu-Pf Bulawayo Province must heed President Mugabe's calls to retain lost seats to the MDC-T by uniting and working towards one goal of ...
TOP city swimmers are expected at the Bulawayo City Pool for the Matabeleland Amateur League Swimming Gala that starts tomorrow.


 

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