Articles tagged 'bulawayo'

Thousands of job seekers throng Egodini 16 October 2018 BULAWAYO - Over eight thousand job-seekers thronged Egodini Mall construction site after South Africa-based developer Tearracotta commissioned a contact centre at the site in preparation for the construction of a $60 million project. The glut of people emerged after Tearracotta director Thulan...
Byo diva on new project 14 October 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo gospel singer Lorraine Maplanka Stot is set to release a new single to promote her second 10-track album, Collaborations in Worship. The award-winning singer shot to fame when she released her debut album titled Chronicles of a Worshipper in December 2016. Since then, th...
Miss Tourism Zim on tomorrow 21 September 2018 HARARE - A Bevy of 21 girls is set to walk the ramp for supremacy in this year's edition of Miss Tourism Zimbabwe in Bulawayo tomorrow. The event is scheduled for Rainbow Hotel. The top three winners — Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2018, First and Second Princess — are expected to pocket $10 000, $...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Unresolved past haunts Byo 19 September 2018 BULAWAYO - For the past few weeks, the second largest city has been on the spotlight with the mayoral election taking centre stage. Residents gained interest in the election process as they argued that they did not want to be led by someone who is not of Ndebele origin. So bold were their stat...
Community initiative feeds thousands 17 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo community initiative, Feed the City has managed to feed almost 10 000 people from vulnerable communities of the city over the past two months. The initiative brings together corporates and people from different backgrounds that prepare and deliver to organisations, individu...
Doubts over Egodini project 15 September 2018 BULAWAYO - The construction of the $60 million Egodini Mall in Bulawayo has suffered notable delays, raising questions on whether the contractor would be able to beat a set 15-month deadline. The hyped Egodini Mall is being implemented by South Africa-based civil engineering company Tearracott...
Dube throws in towel 10 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube has said he was not going to contest for the seat again saying it was time he passed on the baton. Dube lost to MDC Alliance's James Sithole in the just-ended July 30 elections, leaving him feeling let down following his huge investment in the...
Exorcise Bulawayo tribal ghost 9 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has condemned the tribal furore that erupted at Bulawayo City Council after his party councillor Arnold Batirai was caught in the eye of a storm after he used Shona to recite an oath during the swearing-in ceremony last Friday. Chamisa said tribalism...
Khupe, Wilson pledge to revive Bulawayo 18 July 2018 BULAWAYO - A total of 23 candidates will be vying for the top post in Zimbabwe's harmonised elections due in less than two weeks' time and of these only two hail from the second largest city, Bulawayo. While several opposition party presidents are based in this part of the country, most of the...
Army to review ED's security 5 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's close protection will be drastically tightened following a botched "attempted assassination" of the head of State at a rally in Bulawayo, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces has said. This comes as it emerges Mnangagwa's protection was so defective that it dange...
Robert Mugabe flies into bomb storm 4 July 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe returned home yesterday to face a torrent of allegations, inflamed by the recent bomb explosion that rocked the second city of Bulawayo on June 24, claiming two lives. The 94-year-old teetotaller, who was receiving medical attention in Singapore, is bein...
New twist to bomb attack 3 July 2018 HARARE - In an interesting turn of events, and as concerns grow over the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, war veterans are putting pressure on Vice President Constantino Chiwenga — who is in charge of the country's security cluster — to do more to protect both VIPs and ordinary Zimbabwea...
ED security fears mount 2 July 2018 HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the July 30 national elections, the security of President Emmerson Mnangagwa is increasingly becoming an issue, with authorities revealing at the weekend that they will take extraordinary measures to secure his safety. This comes after Mnangagwa narrowly...
Mnangagwa 'would-be killers' nabbed 1 July 2018 BULAWAYO - There was frenzied media and public interest here yesterday as two men were brought to court for the attempted assassination of President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) during a campaign rally at White City Stadium last weekend. Hordes of journalists and members of the public flocked...
Mugabe's party hits back at ED 1 July 2018 HARARE - A faction of the National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of former president Robert Mugabe — has hit back at President Emmerson Mnangagwa on his claims that his former rivals in the Generation 40 (G40) were behind the bombing in Bulawayo last Saturday, saying he should w...
ED 'would-be killers' nabbed 1 July 2018 BULAWAYO - There was frenzied media and public interest here yesterday as two men were brought to court for the attempted assassination of President Emmerson............. [GoogleAd]
Churches condemn Byo bombing 30 June 2018 HARARE - Churches have condemned the bomb attack during a Zanu PF campaign rally which killed two aides and left President Emmerson Mnangagwa's deputy and a Cabinet minister nursing serious wounds. Vice President Kembo Mohadi and Zanu PF chairperson and Water and Climate minister Oppah Muching...
Bulawayo vendors turn to social media 30 June 2018 HARARE - Informal traders in Bulawayo have taken to social media to raise awareness on injustices against vendors, as well as market their products. This comes as informal traders are facing myriad of challenges that include, poor state of infrastructure, overcrowding of vending sites and lack...
Aussies, Pakistan jet in 30 June 2018 HARARE - Australia and Pakistan have commendably put aside the unfortunate political disturbances caused by a bomb blast at a Zanu PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo last Saturday as they arrived in Zimbabwe for the Twenty20 triangular series. Pakistan were the first to touch down at R...
Byo bombing: Minister loses breast 29 June 2018 HARARE - Zanu PF national chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has been airlifted to South Africa for reconstruction surgery after her breast was ripped off when an explosion rocked an election campaign rally addressed by President Emmerson...... [GoogleAd]
SOUTHERN NEWS | White City blast triggers fears 27 June 2018 BULAWAYO - Opposition Zapu has claimed that last week's assassination attempt on President Emmerson Mnangagwa was calculated to destabilise the Matabeleland region like what happened in the early 1980s when government launched a crackdown against alleged dissidents in the region which left more t...
ED tightens close security 26 June 2018 HARARE - After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt in Bulawayo on Saturday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is due to institute a top-to-bottom review of security agencies’ protocols after the bombing incident exposed serious lapses in his close security. The Daily News can exclusively rep...
'Byo bombing exposes ED security deficiencies' 26 June 2018 HARARE - Political and civil rights activists believe that the bomb explosion that rocked an otherwise sleepy city of Bulawayo on Saturday gives rise to serious questions around the ability of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s security handlers. Analysts canvassed by the Daily News yesterday said...
Unprecedented security at Mnangagwa's event 26 June 2018 HARARE - Security for President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his first meeting following the Bulawayo bomb blast which he described as an attempt on his life by “my usual enemies” was ultra-tight at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) yesterday, with layers of protection surrounding the ve...
Mnangagwa tightens security 26 June 2018 HARARE - After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt in Bulawayo on Saturday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is due to institute a top-to-bottom review of security agencies' protocols after the bombing incident exposed serious lapses in his close security. [Adz]