Articles tagged 'bulawayo'

SOUTHERN NEWS | Moyo disowns Khupe 14 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Mainstream MDC national chairperson Lovemore Moyo, who recently revealed his intention to quit politics, has dismissed reports of having any link with one of the party's factions allegedly led by deputy president Thokozani Khupe. Moyo, national organising secretary Abednico Bhebhe a...
Zapu, Zanu PF clash over voter slips 14 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Zanu PF and Zapu supporters here clashed last weekend over registration slips, with the latter disrupting the ruling party's meeting at Zhokwe village. The Zapu supporters accused Zanu PF officials in the district of allegedly forcing villagers to bring their voter registration slip...
Eddie Cross has failed, says rival 14 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo South parliamentary aspirant Clayton Jones has taken a dig at the constituency’s incumbent legislator Eddie Cross, labelling him a failure. Jones, who has been allocated a seat for the constituency under the Joice Mujuru People’s Rainbow Coalition, has already hit the groun...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Residents group threatens minister 7 February 2018 Residents group threatens minister with legal action The Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (Bupra) has petitioned Local government minister July Moyo, demanding that action be taken against town clerk Christopher Dube, director of engineering Simela Dube and former local government mi...
SOUTHERN NEWS | 'Mphoko is a liar: Tycoon 24 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwean businessman Paul Evans, who fled the country two years ago for fear of political persecution over his business entity, has finally opened up, describing one of the alleged persecutors former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko as an outright liar. Paul Evans, who was the di...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Mphoko, Mlala sucked into another scam 17 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has been sucked into a scandal which saw a local businessman fleeing Zimbabwe for fear of persecution as the former and his front liners allegedly took over his business entity. Paul Evans, who was the director of Golden Grill Fast Foods, fle...
Master's office decamps from Byo High Court 16 January 2018 BULAWAYO - The office of the Master of the High Court here has been ordered to move out of the main court building and seek new office space elsewhere. Constitutional Court judge Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza told delegates at the official opening of the 2018 legal year that the move was authorise...
Byo: Rich heritage, untapped tourism potential 14 January 2018 BULAWAYO - With dozens of tourist attractions, each having a rich history and remarkable diversity of culture, Bulawayo — Zimbabwe’s second largest city — as well as its hinterland should have no problem attracting tourists. And yet its tourism market is far from impressive, with a few interna...
Madinda back at Highlanders 12 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo giants Highlanders yesterday ended months of speculation by confirming the reappointment of Madinda Ndlovu as the new head coach ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. Ndlovu returns to Bosso for a second spell, having guided the Bulawayo giants in 2009 before l...
ED visits Byo to celebrate Mugabe fall 31 December 2017 BULAWAYO - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in Bulawayo today — the first time since succeeding Robert Mugabe — to grace an event organised by faith-based organisations to “thank God” for a peaceful power transition. Mnangagwa last month took over from 93-year-old Mugabe, who was forced to resi...
DJ Kead parties with the best 20 November 2017 HARARE - Bulawayo's turntables’ kid, DJ Kead who used to wonder why local nightclubs were not as upmarket as those in neighbouring South Africa, is a happy man because there are such clubs now in the City of Kings. “Every time I went down South and saw those glitzy clubs with magnificent disco...
Mugabe, Grace seal Mnangagwa's fate 5 November 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe took the gloves off yesterday, threatening to dismiss Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa for allegedly fomenting factionalism in his deeply-divided Zanu PF party. Mugabe, who all along had been avoiding attacking his aide of more than 50 years by name in the wak...
All set for Byo interface rally 26 October 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF heavyweights will be descending on Bulawayo today to announce the date for President Robert Mugabe's ninth presidential youth interface rally. Zanu PF youth leader Kudzanai Chipanga said the party leadership is surprised at the support that the rallies have garnered so far fro...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Mugabe visit awakens Byo city fathers 11 October 2017 DESPITE pleading bankruptcy each time residents of the second largest city demand improved service delivery, money has been found to impress President Robert Mugabe who will soon be visiting the “City of Kings”. The city has become a hive of activity with council working round the clock to fix...
Sanganai records increase in exhibitors 30 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The 10th edition of the Sanganai/Hlanganani Tourism expo which kicked off this week and ends tomorrow has recorded a significant increase in the number of exhibitors and international buyers. This year’s event has attracted 22 foreign exhibitor stands from 12 countries among them So...
DeMbare booted out of Chibuku 26 September 2017 HARARE - Dynamos failed to break the Chibuku Super Cup jinx going down 1-2 against Bulawayo City and exiting the competition in the first round on Sunday. The Harare giants suffered the same fate last year losing to another Bulawayo side How Mine 4-5 on penalties at the same ground after the g...
SOUTHERN NEWS | AAG reports town clerk to Mugabe 20 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Indigenous pressure group, the Affirmative Action Group (AAG), has written to President Robert Mugabe to express its unhappiness with the decision by the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to allocate gold claims to town clerk Christopher Dube and George Mlilo — the permanent secretary in the...
EASTERN NEWS | Govt fails to pay heroes' funeral toilets bills 13 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Generally you are supposed to be lonely when you are dead — but the late national heroes John Nkomo and Sikhanyiso Ndlovu are yet to find rest as the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is trying frantically to recover a combined $552 owed to them by government — for mobile toilets hired out d...
Stage set for Cosafa 12 September 2017 HARARE - The Cosafa Women Championships kicks off in Bulawayo tomorrow as 12 nations are chasing the title with the host country Zimbabwe declaring themselves ready for the region’s biggest women’s football tournament. Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) spokesperson Xolisani Gwesela, who is ...
Biti outlines MDC Alliance economic agenda 5 September 2017 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has said it will present a detailed economic blue print in the near future, former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said. Speaking at the Bulawayo launch of a pre-election pact involving seven political organisations on Saturday, the opposition PDP president said a gr...
Tsvangirai's MDC house burning 4 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's latest presidential bid could run into serious trouble as he battles to steady the ship rocked by internal party strife. This comes as the MDC leader is at loggerheads with his longest serving deputy Thokozani Khupe, who snubbed his Bulawayo rally on Sat...
Khupe, allies snub Tsvangirai rally 3 September 2017 BULAWAYO - MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe and her allies boycotted party leader Morgan Tsvangirai's rally yesterday, in yet another move fuelling speculation that the country's largest opposition party could be headed for another split. Tsvangirai was headlining an MDC Alliance rally where...
Tsvangirai flies into a storm 1 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai flies into a storm when he heads to Bulawayo  tomorrow for the official launch of the MDC Alliance in the country's second largest city amid widening divisions in the labour-backed party,  which have raised fears of another damaging split. As the long-time...
Tsvangirai speaks on pregnancy storm 30 August 2017 HARARE - Amid spirited efforts to avert an implosion in the MDC party resulting from the fallout over his decision to forge an alliance with seven other opposition leaders, former trade unionist Morgan Tsvangirai has spoken for the first time on claims that he fathered a child with a Bulawayo wom...
Brothels ravage Bulawayo 30 August 2017   BULAWAYO - Brothels are multiplying in Zimbabwe's second largest city, with concerned city fathers mulling a campaign to clampdown on the menace. A survey by the Southern News found that numerous town houses in downtown Bulawayo have been converted into brothels or “lodges”, as owners see...