Articles tagged 'gweru'

Gweru to establish amusement park 4 October 2018 GWERU - Gweru City Council (GCC) is inviting expression of interest from individuals or companies that want to establish an amusement park in Mkoba 4 Golf Course. According to a notice by the town clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza, the invitation is in terms of Section 100 (4)(b) of the Public Procur...
2 000 treated for typhoid in Gweru 12 September 2018 HARARE - More typhoid cases are being recorded in Gweru with nearly 2 000 people having been treated so far with the diseases. According to the ministry of Health surveillance report on typhoid, 1 943 suspected cases had been reported as at September 8. The report comes at a time when the c...
Vendors driven out of Gweru CBD 30 August 2018 GWERU - The city fathers in Gweru have moved vendors outside the city’s central business district (CBD) in a bid to contain the outbreak of typhoid. Gweru is still battling the outbreak, which surfaced three weeks ago and has killed 10 people. Last week, there were running battles between t...
Gweru no longer City of Progress 26 August 2018 HARARE - Tipped as Zimbabwe's next capital because of its central location, Gweru which is also known as The City of Progress is just but a shell of what it used to be. The heavy industrial site which boasted of companies such as Anchor Yeast and Zimbabwe Alloys is just a pale shadow of it pas...
Unilever responds to Gweru typhoid 24 August 2018 HARARE - Unilever, through its popular public health brands Lifebuoy and Domestos, launched an awareness campaign in Gweru to educate people on health and sanitation. The awareness campaign, which began on Monday and is set to be concluded tomorrow, is a response to a typhoid outbreak which ha...
Typhoid on the rampage in Gweru 21 August 2018 GWERU - More than 50 typhoid cases are being recorded daily at Gweru’s healthcare facilities as the city buckles under the weight of the deadly waterborne disease. According to Gweru Residents Forum (GRF) director Charles Mazorodze, investigations they carried out showed that at least 1 000 ca...
Typhoid claims 10 lives 18 August 2018 GWERU - Ten people have reportedly died since the outbreak of typhoid in Gweru last week, although this could not be confirmed by officials in the City of Progress. Four hundred recorded cases of the waterborne disease have been treated so far. Efforts to get a comment from town clerk, Eliz...
Zimra relocates Gweru offices 14 August 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has advised its clients of disruptions in normal service delivery during relocation of their Gweru offices. Initially Zimra Gweru offices were located at the city’s government complex and will now be moving into Megawatt complex. “Zimra Gweru ...
ZBC gets radio licence for Gweru 21 July 2018 HARARE - The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) has granted the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) a radio licence to operate a community station in Gweru. “Take notice that ZBC has been issued with a Broadcasting Service Licence by Baz in terms of its reservation provided in the Br...
Gweru now a muscle factory 7 May 2018 HARARE – Even when other companies closed in Gweru at the height of the economic meltdown, there is one factory that kept on producing. Muscle and Fitness Gym, the muscle factory as it prides itself, still has its conveyor belts rolling out the likes of former Mr Zimbabwe winner Paul Goredema,...
Pump breakdowns shut down Gweru water 27 January 2018 HARARE - City of Gweru has gone to tender for the rehabilitation of Whitewater Water Treatment Plant after a break down left many suburbs without water. Town clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza said the tender documents should have been submitted by February 28. The tender notice comes as the city’s...
Gweru residents take aim at city fathers 6 December 2017 BULAWAYO – Gweru residents have taken aim at the city fathers who they accuse of running down the local authority through the implementation of poor policies and decision-making. This, they said was as a result of the calibre of the councillors the local authority has. Gweru Residence Forum...
Kombayi back at Civic Centre offices 30 November 2017 HARARE – After two years on suspension, Gweru mayor Hamutendi Kombayi has returned to work at his Civic Centre offices. In an interview with the Daily News yesterday, Kombayi said he was glad to be back after a long hiatus from work. Kombayi and councillor Kenneth Sithole were fired by form...
Take us back, Gweru vendors tell council 29 November 2017 BULAWAYO – Hundreds of informal Gweru traders, who were relocated to a site outside the central business district (CBD) ahead of former president Robert Mugabe's visit for the Zanu PF youth interface rally there early in September have described their relocation as tantamount to dumping. Since...
Politicians must lay off Jah Prayzah 12 September 2017 HARARE - Music artistry is something that cannot be influenced by groups of people or individuals who hold an interest in a particular subject. Artistry is a creative skill, brilliance and virtuosity that is so special that only an artist sending a particular message is able to explain what go...
SOUTHERN NEWS | 'Mudhara Vachauya' causes stir at Zanu PF rally 6 September 2017 BULAWAYO - It's exactly a year after popular musician Mukudzei Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah released the album Mudhara Vachauya but instead of being kept in the archives, the title track has gained significant meaning, especially in Zanu PF where the former liberation movement is deeply-divided over t...
Mugabe rally raises tension 31 August 2017 HARARE - Intra-Zanu PF tension is scaling new heights ahead of President Robert Mugabe's rally in Gweru tomorrow, as the ruling party's warring factions leave no stone unturned in their bid to score major political points at the high-profile gathering, the Daily News can reveal. This comes ami...
Gweru grapples with revenue shortfall 17 July 2017 HARARE - Our reporter Jeffrey Muvundusi chats with new Gweru mayor Charles Chikozho. Below are excerpts of the interview. Q:  It’s about four months now since you took over the mayoral post, how has it been so far? A: It is not business as usual since I took over because of various challeng...
Midlands guns for Mr Zim 20 October 2016 HARARE - A host of established and upcoming bodybuilders from Midlands will be out in full force to conquer at Saturday’s Texas Meats Mr and Ms Zimbabwe contest at the Harare International School. Current Mr Zimbabwe Champion Chienderamwano also hails from the Midlands but will not be able to ...
SRC mourns Cephas Msipa 20 October 2016 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has joined the nation in mourning the late veteran politician Cephas Msipa, who was also a football administrator. The ex-Midlands governor and Zanu PF politburo member passed away at West End Clinic in Harare on Monday. SRC acting directo...
Opposition gangs up against Mugabe 14 August 2016 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice President Joice Mujuru sent fresh shivers down the spines of President Robert Mugabe and other panicking Zanu PF bigwigs yesterday when they publicly flaunted their readiness to join forces against the ruling party ahead of Zimbabwe's e...
DeMbare dedicate win to fans 12 June 2016 HARARE - Dynamos dedicated their hard-fought 2-1 win over Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premiership match at Ascot Stadium to their supporters who passed away in a road accident on their way to Gweru. Seven supporters died when the vehicle they were travelling in burst its front tyre and overturn...
DeMbare fans die in horror accident 12 June 2016 HARARE - In yet another horror accident on Zimbabwe's jungle roads, seven Dynamos Football Club supporters died on the spot along the Harare-Bulawayo highway yesterday when the minibus taxi they were travelling in burst a tyre and veered off the road before overturning at Battlefields. The fan...
Met Dept to verify Gweru 'snow' claims 31 May 2016 HARARE - Although temperatures are dropping drastically as winter settles in, few believe images that are circulating on social media of “snow” in the traditionally cold city of Gweru. According to reports, areas in lower Gweru were on Friday covered in “snow” as temperatures dipped. [Googl...
Macheso to rock Gweru 13 February 2015 HARARE - Sungura star Alick Macheso will perform at Midlands Hotel on February 15. Valentine’s Day treat from Tocky Vibes Multiple National Arts Merit Award (Nama) nominee Tocky Vibes will perform at Gweru’s Mboma Night Club on Valentine’s Day. Kunonga comes to Mutare Afro-fusion arti...