NEWS FLASH: Bulawayo City Counci does not have title deeds to important assets such as the City Hall, Tower Block and dams, and other assets’.

NEWS FLASH: Bulawayo City Counci does not have title deeds to important assets such as the City Hall, Tower Block and dams,  and other assets’.

NEWS FLASH: Bulawayo City Counci does not have title deeds to important assets such as the City Hall, Tower Block and dams, and other assets’.THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) does not have title deeds to some of its important assets such as the City Hall, Tower Block and dams, among others, an official has said.Title deeds are important legal documents used as evidence of proof of ownership of a home or piece of land.Addressing residents…

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BULAWAYO Police ban pressure group commemoration of gukurahundi set for Unity Day, on December 22

BULAWAYO Police ban  pressure group commemoration of gukurahundi set for  Unity Day, on December 22

BULAWAYO pressure group, Ibhetshu LikaZulu, has been barred from conducting Gukurahundi commemorations at Stanley Hall in Makokoba on Unity Day, December 22, with the police saying the venue was already booked for another event. Ibhetshu’s secretary-general, Mbuso Fuzwayo expressed disappointment at the police’s decision, saying several political party representatives had agreed to attend. “The aim is to reflect on what the day means to us. We believe that it is an important day for Zimbabweans,…

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Ruthless S.Africa based Bulawayo terror gang leader sentenced to 350 years in jail for murder, extortion, rape and ransom taking.

Ruthless S.Africa based Bulawayo terror gang leader sentenced to 350 years in jail for  murder, extortion, rape and ransom taking.

  A ruthless South African based Zimbabwean terror gang leader will die in prison after he was handed a hefty 350 years behind bars for various crimes ranging from murder, extortion, rape and ransom taking. The  36 year old Cecil Brewer worked as a cross-border transporter between Zimbabwe and South Africa. Charles Cecil Brewer, alias Boss of Nketa 7 in Bulawayo was convicted on his own plea of guilty in the neighbouring country, when his…

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‘Sewer plants are not working in most cities with Bulawayo, Harare and Chitungwiza dumping raw sewer into water bodies’- Savour Kasukuwere

‘Sewer plants are not working in most cities with Bulawayo, Harare and Chitungwiza dumping raw sewer into water bodies’- Savour Kasukuwere

  Local authorities are dumping raw sewer into water bodies and posing a health risk, Local Government minister Savour Kasukuwere has said.   Bulawayo, Harare and Chitungwiza were citied as chief culprits.”We have a serious problem in all local authorities where most sewer plants are not working.   “As a result we are dumping raw sewer in water bodies and we seem to be headed towards a rough patch,” he told a meeting in Victoria…

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Bulawayo city council issues water shedding schedule

Bulawayo city council issues water shedding schedule

  Water supplies will be turned off at 7:30am and opened 730am the next day as follows Turned off Monday 7.30 AM and Turned on: Tuesday 7.30AM in the following areas Nkulumane, Emganwini, Nketa, Pumula, Sizinda, Tshabalala, Bellevue, Newton West, Southwold, West Somerton Turned off Tuesday 7.30 AM and Turned on Wednesday 7.30AM in the following areas Cowdray Park, Luveve, Magwegwe, Njube, Entumbane, Emakhandeni, Babourfields, Mzilikazi, Nguboyenja, Mpopoma, Makokoba, Lobengula, Mabutweni, Iminyela, Pelandaba, Matshobane Turned…

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BULAWAYO WATER supply dams face decommisioning and a the city will endure punishing 24 to potential 72 hour water shedding schedules

BULAWAYO WATER supply dams face decommisioning and a the city will endure punishing 24 to potential 72 hour water shedding schedules

  Zimbabwe’s second largest city, ‘Bulawayo’ is facing a major water crisis as supplies are fast running dry. The city’s water supply is drawn from six dams, which are Upper and Lower Ncema, Inyankuni, Umzingwane, Mtshabezi, and Insiza however the levels have dropped below 30% dam cumulative capacity, raising warning flags to the city fathers.   The city now stands at just three weeks left before a punishing 24-hour water shedding schedule, is implemented however…

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Tsvangirai warns “If security forces kill protesters or Zanu PF regime introduces bond notes, MDC-T would resort to violence”.

Tsvangirai warns “If security forces kill protesters  or Zanu PF regime  introduces bond notes, MDC-T would resort to violence”.

  MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai has threatened a “violent endgame” to force President Mugabe from office unless the Head of State and Government voluntarily relinquishes power. Addressing party members during the party’s 17th anniversary celebrations in Bulawayo yesterday, Mr Tsvangirai said “if security forces killed demonstrators and the Government introduced bond notes, his party would resort to violence”. The opposition leader mapped out three scenarios that would lead to a violent “endgame” — which…

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Why former Southern Rhodesia’s ,now Zimbabwe’s second largest city, has Scottish Place Names

Why former Southern Rhodesia’s ,now Zimbabwe’s second largest city, has Scottish Place Names

Why former Southern Rhodesia’s ,now Zimbabwe’s second largest city, has Scottish Place Names is mainly because this is a legacy of the days when Zimbabwe was known as Southern Rhodesia, with the bulk of whose European population being British. It is well known from history that, a  sizeable proportion of these settlers would have been Scots. Of the names of the 156 suburbs that have been identified to date in the Greater Bulawayo area, 38 (24.4%)…

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VP Mphoko says he agrees with Acting President Mnangagwa, that tribalism, is the ‘mother of corruption’,

VP Mphoko says he agrees with Acting President  Mnangagwa,  that  tribalism, is the ‘mother of corruption’,

THE scourge of tribalism has to be addressed if the country is to overcome corruption and revive the economy, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko said in Bulawayo yesterday. VP Mphoko said he agrees with Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the country should step up efforts to fight corruption but emphasised the need to instil a spirit of togetherness and shun tribalism, the mother of corruption, among the people of Zimbabwe. Acting President Mnangagwa last week reiterated…

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BULAWAYO PASTORS raise concern over the proliferation of brothels and young people’s prostitution in the city

BULAWAYO PASTORS  raise concern over the proliferation of brothels and young people’s prostitution in the city

      The pastors have since resolved to block the opening of another night club at Goveya in Matshobana suburb. The pastors raised their concerns during a meeting they held with Pelandaba-Mpopoma Member of Parliament, Cde Joseph Tshuma, at Inyathi Youth Centre in Mpopoma suburb yesterday. Cde Tshuma’s constituency covers Mpopoma, Pelandaba, Iminyela, Mabutweni and Matshobana suburbs. The pastors said Mpopoma suburb was already infested with beer halls, night clubs and shebeens which were…

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