Visiting S.African ‘King Bungane III’, Apologises For Xenophobic Attacks On Foreigners

Visiting S.African ‘King  Bungane III’, Apologises For Xenophobic Attacks On Foreigners

A SOUTH African king who is visiting Zimbabwe has apologised for the xenophobic attacks that took place in his country earlier this year, describing the attacks on foreigners as a regrettable episode in the continent’s history.  King Bungane III of the royal kingdom of Embo sent out a profound condolence message to families of the victims of the horrific attacks in isiZulu. Ironically, the attacks are reported to have been triggered by statements by another…

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DIPLOMA IN GENERAL NURSING-UNITED BULAWAYO HOSPITALS (UBH) 2016 INTAKES

DIPLOMA IN GENERAL NURSING-UNITED BULAWAYO HOSPITALS (UBH) 2016 INTAKES

5 G.C E ORDINARY LEVEL PASSES AT GRADE C OR BETTER OBTAINED IN ONE (1) or TWO (2) Sittings SUBJECTS MUST INCLUDE ENGLISH LANGUAGE A SCIENCE SUBJECT- human biology / biology / combined science / General science / Mathematics, Intergrated Science or Physical Science Three other subjects which exclude technical subjects TO APPLY: A handwritten application letter accompanied by certified copies of Academic certificates, Birth certificate and National Identity Card and Curriculum Vitae Must be…

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‘1.5m Zimbabweans, To Go Hungry By End Of 2015’- World Food Programme (WFP)

‘1.5m Zimbabweans, To Go Hungry  By  End Of 2015’- World Food Programme (WFP)

AROUND 1.5 million Zimbabweans are predicted to go hungry this year after a dramatic fall in maize production, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. Around 16% of the population are expected to be ‘food insecure’ at the peak of the 2015-16 lean season, the period following harvest when food stocks run especially low – a 164% increase on the previous year, the WFP said. Zimbabwe’s staple maize crop of 742,000 tons is down…

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Zimbabwe Job Cuts Are A ‘Recipe For Arab Spring’, Style Uprising Warns Labour Union

Zimbabwe Job Cuts  Are A ‘Recipe For Arab Spring’, Style  Uprising Warns Labour Union

ZIMBABWE’S beleaguered workers have appealed to President Robert Mugabe to invoke his powers to end more job losses as he prepares to amend the country’s harsh labour laws. Speaking during a street demonstration in Harare’s CBD Saturday, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) leaders rubbished the proposed labour amendment law saying it sought to perpetuate the exploitation of workers. They insisted the law does nothing to free workers from capricious “capitalists” who are ensconced in…

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‘Tightening Economy Triggers Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist Eddie Cross

‘Tightening Economy Triggers  Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist  Eddie Cross

ECONOMIST Eddie Cross has claimed that the tightening economic situation in Zimbabwe has triggered a mass exodus of Zimbabweans into South Africa. In an article titled The deepening crisis in Zimbabwe, Cross has estimated that up to 5 000 people a day are now crossing the country’s southern border into South Africa, a number he said could translate to more than 40 000 a week or two million people by the end of this year….

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Immigration Turn Away J’Burg Musician Dan Tshanda From Bulawayo J.M International Airport

Immigration Turn Away J’Burg  Musician Dan Tshanda  From Bulawayo  J.M International Airport

POPULAR musician Dan Tshanda was on Wednesday turned away from the Joshua Mqabuko International Airport in Bulawayo after failing to produce proper travelling documents to immigration officials. The South African Ndivhuwo hit-maker, who last performed in Bulawayo three years ago, was expected to meet fans and show organisers at the Selbourne Hotel in the city on Wednesday afternoon ahead of his show at Hartsfield Rugby Ground on August 29. Speaking from his base in Johannesburg,…

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Victoria Falls Municipality CraftsNew Law, Banning And Criminalising Open Air Worship

Victoria Falls Municipality CraftsNew Law, Banning And Criminalising Open Air Worship

THE Victoria Falls Municipality which, a few months ago, announced plans to ban open space churches says it is crafting a by-law that would empower it to arrest those who disobey the order. A number of churches have sprouted along the highway on the buffer zone, which is reserved as an animal corridor forcing the council to take the bold step, which these church organisations have been ignoring. The council feels the proliferation of open…

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Gutu Villagers Survive On Snot Apples (Matwohwe/ Xakuxaku) As Food Crisis Deepens

Gutu Villagers Survive On Snot Apples (Matwohwe/ Xakuxaku) As Food Crisis Deepens

“When you visit their homes you find heaps and heaps of chewed matohwe waste and this is a very painful experience.” GUTU Rural District councilors have demanded that the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) returns maize delivered to the parastatal by local farmers as hunger is now ravaging the area with villagers reportedly surviving on wild fruits. Zanu PF councilor for Ward 13, Vitalis Watungwa recently told a full council meeting that people in his area…

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‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

‘At Least 16% of 13 million Zims Face Food Insecurity’ – Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet)

ZIMBABWEANS, already reeling from a crippling economic meltdown, are facing widespread food shortages that are likely to reach unprecedented levels. At least 16% of the country’s estimated 13 million population faces food insecurity, especially in rural areas, a regional food security watcher has said. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet) in its latest update, said hunger is already stalking poor Zimbabweans particularly in the southern parts of the country. “Rural food insecurity for the…

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Zimbabwe Government To Launch Africa-Wide Campaign To End Child Marriages

Zimbabwe Government To Launch  Africa-Wide Campaign To End Child Marriages

Government will this week launch an Africa-wide campaign to end child marriages, Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minister Nyasha Chikwinya said yesterday. The campaign will be launched in Harare. Minister Chikwinya said her ministry was fast-tracking the implementation ofresults-oriented actions against child marriages and rape. “This is to strengthen a zero tolerance attitude towards child marriages and push for the drafting of legislation particularly on this issue,” she said. “To raise more awareness on this menace…

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