Masvingo Council Obeys Govt Order On Water Meters, Resolving To Start With ZRP Homes

Masvingo Council Obeys Govt Order On Water Meters, Resolving To Start With ZRP Homes

MASVINGO City Council which has been struggling to have government properties pay their monthly bills for years has resolved to install pre-paid water meters at the properties as a way of improving collections and stop an over ballooning debt . The local authority said residents and institutions owe council in excess of $31million with the bulk of the debt owed by government institutions . The council’s  finance committee, at a recent meeting, said all channels to…

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Bulawayo Residents Protest Against Council’s Decision To Install Prepaid Water Meters

Bulawayo Residents Protest Against Council’s Decision To Install Prepaid Water Meters

BULAWAYO residents on Friday sent the strongest message yet that they are against the proposed decision by the city council to install prepaid water meters. The decision has since received government backing, with all municipalities ordered to install pre-paid water meters as a means of boosting their coffers which have taken a battering due to the country’s economic meltdown. About 2,500 residents marched from the City Hall car park, a stone’s throw away from the…

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Brave Jotsholo Boy (8) Saved His Blind Granny (85) By Biting Rapist, Who Then Fled At Night

Brave Jotsholo  Boy (8) Saved His Blind Granny (85) By Biting Rapist, Who Then Fled At Night

JOTSHOLO: An eight-year-old boy turned saviour for his blind 85-year-old granny when he acted swiftly and sunk his teeth on the back of a neighbour who was raping the elderly woman at night. Waking from a deep slumber to find his grandmother screaming for help, the boy wasted no time as he quickly bit the rapist on the back causing him to flee. Ndabezinhle Ndlovu, 22, of Jabatshaba area in Jotsholo confessed in court that…

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‘Firms Say Chinese Dishonest Business Partners And Plead With Government To Go West’

MUTARE: Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, Thursday, came face-to-face with reality when he was welcomed by heaps of scrap metal during his tour of the Nyakamete industrial site in the eastern border city. Once a hub of manufacturing, Nyakamete has been reduced to a scrap yard. Companies such as Mutare Board and Paper Mills which used to be a huge exporter of newsprint in the region and a major employer have now been reduced to sadza…

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Polokwane Police Discover Arms Cache At Abandoned House

JOHANNESBURG – Police in Limpopo have discovered an arms cache at a house in Polokwane. On arrival police found rifles, handguns, bulletproof vests, magazines and ammunition. It’s understood Westenburg police received a tip-off about the cache locked up in a room of an abandoned home in Nirvana. On arrival police found rifles, handguns, bulletproof vests, magazines and ammunition. The police’s Ronel Otto says they also recovered a ‘white powder’. “We also sent the firearms for…

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Sars Confiscates ‘Rough Diamonds & Gold’, Worth R2Million+ At BeitBridge Border Post

BEITBRIDGE – Rough diamonds and gold worth more than R2m were confiscated at Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said. “Vigilant customs officials discovered rough diamonds and gold hidden in a traveller’s belongings at the Beitbridge border post on Wednesday, 2 September. “During an inspection of goods in a truck from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Sars  Confiscates ‘Rough Diamonds & Gold’, Worth R2Million+ At B.Bridge officials noticed unusual objects in…

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(RBZ) ‘Mangudya; ‘Politics, Agriculture& Lazy Farmers Destroyed, Previously-Vibrant Farming’

MIXING politics with agriculture and handing vast tracts of land to lazy farmers who then squander millions of dollars meant for production and resale for quick cash government-provided free inputs is what has destroyed Zimbabwe’s once-vibrant agricultural sector. This was the damning assessment of Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) chief John Mangudya as the country again pleads for more than $300 million to import grain from its neighbours. About 1.5 million people are predicted to…

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Eric Knight Calls For Mugabe To Quit For The sake Of Suffering Zimbabweans

Eric Knight  Calls For Mugabe To Quit  For The sake Of Suffering Zimbabweans

Former ZBC Radio Two popular disk jockey Eric Knight has made another follow up letter to President Robert Mugabe asking him to step down for the sake of the suffering Zimbabweans. In his letter he widely accused Mugabe’s cronies of pretending to love him yet what is only in their minds is fearing him and just wanting to pursue their own interests using his names. For the wider details of his advice to the President…

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Zimbabwe Embassy Stops Issuing TDs To Anyone Who Applied For/Was Granted Asylum

Zimbabwe Embassy Stops Issuing TDs To Anyone Who  Applied For/Was Granted Asylum

The Zimbabwean Embassy has stopped issuing travel documents to people who have applied for asylum in their host country, RBM Solicitors (UK) reported on Friday. The Embassy is issuing letters which state the following “In Accordance with International Law, person who have applied for/been granted political asylum by the host country are automatically excluded from applying for travel documents from the Embassy. People who came to the United Kingdom on a non Zimbabwean Passport are…

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