BULAWAYO, Archer Clothing Manufacturers lays off 200 employees due to inadequate electricity and local orders

BULAWAYO, Archer Clothing Manufacturers  lays off 200 employees due to inadequate electricity and local orders

BULAWAYO textile and clothing giant, Archer Clothing Manufacturers has been forced to lay off 200 of its workers because of inadequate power supplies at its factory and dwindling local orders.Managing director Mr Jeremy Youmans told Sunday News Business that the company was forced to retrench part of its workforce last year due to insufficient electricity supply to power its factory. “Our workforce has reduced at Archer, in July last year it was discovered that the…

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‘Mnangagwa must just look around himself for corrupt people and criminals who occupy public office’-Chamisa

‘Mnangagwa must just look around himself for corrupt people and criminals who occupy public office’-Chamisa

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has called for a complete overhaul of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government departments to curb the scourge of corruption, which has permeated almost all public institutions. Chamisa told NewsDay that in the wake of recent damning audit reports on Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) and Hwange Colliery Company Limited, which confirmed deep-rooted corruption involving some top government officials, including some in Cabinet, it was trite to have a complete overhaul and…

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ZAPU LEADER DUMISO DABENGWA who was treated in South Africa early this year, was see in a wheelchair at Joshua Mqabuko International Airport

ZAPU LEADER DUMISO DABENGWA who was treated in South Africa early this year, was see in a  wheelchair at Joshua Mqabuko International Airport

.These pictures will alarm supporters of the independence war stalwart and ZAPU leader, Dumiso Dabengwa.The former Home Affairs Minister is seen sitting in a wheelchair at Joshua Mqabuko International Airport – his first public sighting since December before he underwent lengthy treatment in South Africa into early this year.The 79-year-old has liver disease, a family friend told ZimLive. Fatigue, weakness and weight loss are some of the symptoms associated with the condition.Dabengwa was wheeled to…

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Four ambulances attended as 19 people were injured in a three kombis pile up near Bulawayo Entumbane Shopping Complex yesterday.

Four ambulances attended as 19 people were injured  in a three kombis pile up near Bulawayo Entumbane Shopping Complex  yesterday.

The pile-up occurred when a Toyota Quantum headed towards Luveve suburb side swiped a Toyota Hiace kombi driving towards the city centre and the two vehicles got stuck together. Another kombi driving towards the CBD then rammed into the first two.The Toyota Quantum is said to have encroached onto the opposite lane causing the near fatal crash at the robot-controlled intersection near Total Fuel Service Station. When The Chronicle crew arrived at the accident scene,…

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JOHANE MARANGE APOSTOLIC sect members forcibly remove the seriously wounded kombi driver from hospital. He drove the kombi involved in the accident that claimed 13 lives in Macheke.

JOHANE MARANGE APOSTOLIC sect members forcibly remove the seriously wounded kombi driver from hospital. He drove the kombi involved in the accident that claimed 13 lives in Macheke.

JOHANE MARANGE APOSTOLIC sect members forcibly remove the seriously wounded kombi driver from hospital. He drove the kombi involved in the accident that claimed 13 lives in Macheke. There was drama at Marondera Provincial Hospital on Monday when Johane Marange apostolic sect members besieged the hospital and seized their member who was admitted at the institution following an accident that claimed 13 lives in Macheke. The man, who was visibly in pain and swollen on…

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Harare needs 450 million litres of water a day but Council can only supply 100 million litres daily and has 2days chlorine disinfectant to kill bacteria in the water

Harare needs  450 million litres of water a day but Council can only supply 100 million litres  daily and has 2days chlorine  disinfectant to kill bacteria in the water

.The handicap has been necessitated by the lack of foreign currency to purchase water cleaning chemicals from South Africa. The Council recently came under fire from residents who are questioning why the Council is failing to manufacture the chemicals locally. The Council has announced that it is in consultation with the Reserve Bank to access the much-needed forex. Read the council’s full statement below:Harare City Council has enhanced engagement with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe…

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Coltart says its it was Patrick Chinamasa not Jonathan Moyo who drafted and steered the draconian Public Order Security Act (POSA)

Coltart says its it was Patrick Chinamasa not Jonathan Moyo who drafted and steered the draconian Public Order Security Act (POSA)

Former MDC secretary for Legal Affairs David Coltart has absolved ex-Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo on allegations that he was involved in the drafting and steering of the notorious Public Order Security Act. In a tweet on Tiesday Coltart said, “As I recall it was Patrick Chinamasa who steered POSA through parliament with great support from the then speaker of parliament Emmerson Mnangagwa.”Professor Moyo added, “And the Minister of Home Affairs was John Landa Nkomo.”The issue…

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GREYHOUND CROSS BORDER BUS from South Africa to Zimbabwe reduced to a shell along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo road

GREYHOUND CROSS BORDER BUS  from South Africa to Zimbabwe reduced to a shell  along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo road

A total of 34 people cheated death when a Greyhound cross-border bus travelling from South Africa to Zimbabwe was burnt to a shell about 35 km along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo road on Monday Morning.The fire is suspected to have started in the engine. Passengers and the bus crew escaped with their lives while everything that was in the vehicle was reduced to ashes.More to follow…Source – Byo24News

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‘Let down by the system’: 6stone, severely ill emaciated man deemed fit for work by Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), dies

‘Let down by the system’: 6stone, severely ill emaciated man deemed fit for work by Department for Work and Pensions (DWP),  dies

‘Let down by the system’: Six-stone emaciated man deemed fit for work by DWP diesA severely ill man who was deemed “fit for work” even though he weighed 6st and was unable to walk for 20 metres without collapsing with pain and exhaustion has died, prompting claims that he was “let down” by the welfare system.Stephen Smith, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and osteoarthritis, made headlines earlier this year when photographs emerged of…

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