A granddad’s dying wish to reunite with kidnapped boy

Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu in Nkayi EXACTLY 3 kilometres from Mr Julius Ncube’s homestead lies a pathway connecting Forest Area to the Nkayi main road, where the last footprint of kidnapped Awakhiwe Ackim Ncube was found on December 4, 2016. Members of his paternal family had gone to the fields that morning leaving the boy, who was […] …
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Water rationing despite good rains?

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter BULAWAYO’S supply dams have received insignificant inflows since the start of the rainy season and the local authority has said if the situation does not improve the city faces water challenges ahead. The municipality yesterday released statistics on water inflows showing that the most critical dam to the city, Umzingwane is […] …
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Veteran musician Zex Manatsa dies

Harare Bureau VETERAN musician and songwriter Zex Manatsa, 78, succumbed to cancer yesterday afternoon. The Tea Hobvu hit-maker died at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals where he had been admitted as he was battling multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells. His son, Tendai, confirmed the news and said it was saddening for the family, fans […] …
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Travel restrictions cause drop in Byo TB cases

Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, Senior Health Reporter BULAWAYO has recorded a decrease in new tuberculosis and drug resistant TB cases over the past year owing to travel restrictions necessitated by Covid-19. A majority of new cases emanate from returning residents who stay or work in neighbouring South Africa, which has the highest TB prevalence in the world. […] …
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Violent death over US$5 snooker bet

Bongani Ndlovu, Online Reporter A dispute during a game of snooker ended in tragedy in Bulawayo after a player allegedly slit his rival’s throat following a misunderstanding over a US$5 winner-takes-all game he had lost. The gruesome killing happened on Wednesday night at around 11.30PM. Arnold Mlalazi from Mahatshula was stabbed by a man only […] …
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Teachers in leg irons in a beautiful Zimbabwe

On a rock on the path the trail marker is painted: a white circle with a green antelope footprint in the centre. Behind the rock is nature’s own trail marker: a low mound of hard anthill carpeted all around by lush green moss and studded with bright orange spikes of Coral fungus. Behind me I […]
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Mwonzora’s MDC-T suspends Thokozani Khupe 

The Douglas Mwonzora-led MDC-T has suspended its first vice president Thokozani Khupe with immediate effect. Source: Mwonzora’s MDC-T suspends Thokozani Khupe – The Zimbabwean In a statement this Thursday, MDC-T Secretary For Information and Publicity Witness Dube said the party is investigating several allegations made against Khupe. He however did not specify the allegations. Below […]
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Pumula residents want Mahlangu back in Parliament 

Source: Pumula residents want Mahlangu back in Parliament – #Asakhe – CITE  Pumula Constituency residents follow proceedings during a recent community engagement meeting on electoral processes As the country gears-up for the by-elections pencilled for March, Pumula residents in Bulawayo have said they want the area’s former legislator, Sichelesile Mahlangu, whom they say represented them […]
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Lupane villagers decry long distances to voter registration centres 

Source: Lupane villagers decry long distances to voter registration centres – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY PRESTIGE MUNTANGA VILLAGERS in Lupane district, Matabeleland North province, have called on authorities to set up more voter registration centres as they have to walk long distances of up to 30km to the nearest centre. Resultantly, most of the villagers abandon […]
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