MAKOKOBA high-density suburb is still rated as the dirtiest in Bulawayo city

MAKOKOBA high-density suburb is still rated as the dirtiest in Bulawayo city

  MAKOKOBA high-density suburb is still rated as the dirtiest in Bulawayo, despite efforts by the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) to clean the suburb. Makokoba was recently named the dirtiest and EMA promised to help in improving waste management methods. EMA provincial manager for Bulawayo Metropolitan province, Decent Ndlovu, told journalists during a tour on Thursday that the situation in the suburb had not improved. Ndlovu said Entumbane high-density suburb, which was at some point…

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‘Free sanitary pads must be issued at maternity homes and schools’-MDC Proportional Representation MP, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga

‘Free sanitary pads must be issued at maternity homes and schools’-MDC Proportional Representation MP, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga

  A LEGISLATOR has called for issuance of free sanitary pads at maternity homes and schools in view of the decision by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to scrap duty on raw materials used to manufacture sanitary wear. MDC Proportional Representation MP, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga, who started a campaign for the scrapping of duty on sanitary wear, argued that women and girls could not afford it, resulting in some using unsafe methods to manage their menstrual periods….

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Six feared dead after they were swept away pushing broken truck off flooded Chongwe Bridge in Chiredzi, 14 swam to safety

  Six people are feared dead after they were swept away as they pushed a vehicle that was stuck in the middle of a bridge on a flooded river in Chiredzi. The other 14 who were also pushing the same truck managed to swim to safety. The police sub aqua team had by yesterday evening retrieved one body and is continuing with the search. National police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident yesterday,…

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‘Tsvangirai’s shutting out smaller opposition from grand coalition, further weakens opposition ahead of 2018 ballot’- People’s Democratic Party (PDP)

‘Tsvangirai’s  shutting out smaller opposition from grand coalition,  further weakens opposition  ahead of  2018 ballot’- People’s Democratic Party (PDP)

  THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP)has blasted MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s decision to shut out smaller opposition parties from a proposed grand coalition, saying the move would further weaken the opposition camp ahead of the 2018 general elections. Addressing journalists in Bulawayo on Wednesday, PDP deputy president, Kucaca Phulu, described the MDC-T suggestion as “an axis of exclusion”. “You have got to make a distinction between a coalition for winning elections and a coalition for…

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MDC-T’ Eddie Cross hints at the need for rewrite several laws and amending the constitution — “to clean up Zanu PF’s mess”.

MDC-T’ Eddie Cross hints at the need for rewrite  several laws and amending the constitution —  “to clean up Zanu PF’s mess”.

MDC-T’s secretary for local government, Eddie Cross has hinted at the need for rewriting of several laws and amending the constitution — once in power — “to clean up Zanu PF’s mess”. Cross, the Bulawayo South legislator, said defeating Zanu PF alone was not enough cause for celebration, as the ruling party had captured the State and all significant organs of society. In an opinion piece, Cross said Zanu PF’s “State capture” presented a threat…

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Dear Cde Linda Masarira’…read on! From Ngqabutho Nicholas Mabhena

Dear Cde Linda Masarira’…read on! From Ngqabutho Nicholas Mabhena

Dear Cde Linda Masarira. I know we have never met but l believe you have had about me. Just in case you have never had about me, am one of those comrades who were instrumental in the formation of the MDC in 1999. I come from the leftist tradition. I must admit, l am a student of Karl Marx and Lenin. When you were part of those who occupied Africa Square in Harare, l saw…

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President Jacob Zuma had to stop mid-speech when the tent he was in collapsed at a Day of Reconciliation event in Gopane

  A fierce storm saw all news broadcasts cut and people stampeding out after the marquee’s top was lifted in the air by strong winds. Before the tent’s collapse, President Zuma was enjoying a warm reception from the crowd as he conducted a lengthy history lesson on various aspects of the holiday. As he turned to the topic of Marikana, declaring, “The incident was painful and traumatic not only for the families but all South Africans”,…

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One of Africa’s most powerful women, daughter of former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza, was shot dead by her husband

Influential businesswoman daughter of former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza, was shot dead by her husband in their apartment in a wealthy neighbourhood of the capital, Mozambican police said yesterday.Guebuza, a member of the ruling Frelimo party’s Central Committee and ranked as one of Africa’s most powerful women, was rushed to hospital after being “shot several times”, but died en route, police spokesman Orlando Mudumane said. Her husband Zofimo Muiuane had confessed to the murder, saying…

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SEVEN cops seriously injured when their vehicle overturned as they rushed to attend to a mock plane crash Bulawayo airport.

  SEVEN police officers were yesterday seriously injured when their vehicle veered off the road and overturned as they rushed to a mock plane crash scene at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo.   The accident occurred at about 11AM along Airport Road. It happened as panic reigned supreme in Bulawayo after the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe’s (CAAZ) reported a fake plane crash at about 9AM.  This was part of a drill…

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#tajamuka activist Linda Masarira claims Ndebeles are “cowards and cry babies who will never stand up against anything.”

    Gwanda based Human Rights activist Bekezela Fuzwayo has lashed out as a fellow activist Linda Masara for claiming that Ndebeles are cowards. He said this is disgusting to say the least. Fuzwayo said Grace Mugabe said the only thing that people from Matabeleland know is to impregnate their wives and girlfriends and run away to South Africa. “Now you have this from a #tajamuka activist. Grace was drunk with our diamond money now…

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