Articles tagged 'hwange'

ED fails to show up 28 June 2018 HWANGE - Hundreds of Zanu PF supporters here were left dejected after President Emmerson Mnangagwa failed to show up at a rally where he had been expected to address at the Hwange Colliery Stadium. With the visibly excited crowd having started trickling into the stadium as early as 7am, it cam...
Hwange calls off exploration deal? 18 April 2018 HARARE – Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has suspended negotiations concerning a material transaction, which was going to have an effect on the price of the company’s shares, had it been concluded. The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed miner, which also trades its shares on the London and ...
Relegation battle D-day 25 November 2017 HARARE - While FC Platinum and Dynamos battle it out for the PSL title, there are other issues to be decided at the other end of the Castle Lager Premiership table. There is also an interesting relegation battle as four teams go into the final day of the season knowing they are in danger of pl...
Harare City in deep trouble 20 November 2017 HWANGE - Harare City sank deep into the murky waters of relegation following a morale-sapping defeat to Hwange in a Castle Lager Premiership match yesterday at the Colliery. Yesterday’s defeat pushed the Sunshine Boys to third from bottom on the log table with 35 points while Hwange jumped to ...
Hwange's big chance 2 November 2017 HARARE - Relegation-threatened Hwange have been presented with the biggest opportunity in their fight for survival as they face a depleted Highlanders side at the Colliery on Sunday. Bosso will be without two of their most influential players — captain Rahman Kutsanzira and striker Ralph Matem...
CAPS, Hwange share spoils 30 October 2017 HARARE - Hwange coach Bigboy Mawiwi was left to lament poor defending after his charges failed to preserve their lead as they allowed CAPS United to come back from behind and settled for a share of spoils in a Castle Lager Premiership match yesterday. Chipangano, who are involved in a fierce b...
Relegation battle hots up 17 October 2017 HARARE - While all the attention is pinned on an exciting race for the Castle Lager Premiership title, another interesting battle is also unfolding at the bottom half of the table where 10 teams are still not guaranteed topflight football next season. Bantu Rovers became the first team to be r...
Hwange Colliery hosts sports day 8 September 2017 HARARE - The mining town of Hwange is set to come alive today when scores of athletes converge for the Hwange Colliery Company and Old Mutual Zimbabwe Sports Extravaganza. The Old Mutual-bankrolled games will host 10 disciplines in the form of badminton, basketball, bowling, darts, golf, squas...
Gamecocks maintain top spot 28 August 2017 BULAWAYO - Chicken Inn maintained their lead at the summit of the Castle Lager Premiership log after beating Hwange 1-0 on Saturday. Gamecocks captain Moses Jackson’s header in the first half was all the Rahman Gumbo-coached outfit needed to beat the hard-fighting coal miners. After the m...
Dynamos change kick-off time 9 August 2017 HARARE - Dynamos have shifted the kick-off time of today’s Castle Lager Premiership match against Hwange to the evening at the National Sports Stadium. The match was initially scheduled for 3pm this afternoon but after successfully hosting evening kick-offs before, the Glamour Boys have set a ...
Tanker spills 30 000l of sulphuric acid 1 August 2017 HARARE - A tanker carrying 30 000 litres of hazardous sulphuric acid overturned near Hwange National Park last week with the spill said to be drifting towards Inyantue River — a major water source for the local community. A massive decontamination exercise has since ensued, with the authoritie...
RioZim courts suitor for $2bn Sengwa power plant 19 June 2017 HARARE – Listed resources firm, RioZim, is in discussions with a potential investor to kick-start its $2,2 billion Sengwa thermal power project. Anticipated to result in the generation of 2 400 megawatts (MW) of power, the project has been on the cards since the 1990s. RioZim, which began a...
Bosso beat 10-man Hwange 19 June 2017 BULAWAYO – A new-look Highlanders side produced a sterling performance to dispatch 10-man Hwange 3-0 in a Castle Lager Premiership match at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. After the chastening 3-0 midweek defeat to Black Rhinos, Bosso coach Erol Akbay chose to give young players Brian Banda, ...
Bulawayo City edge Hwange 25 May 2017 BULAWAYO - A solitary Kelvin Madzongwe strike was all Bulawayo City needed to collect maximum points while compounding Hwange’s woes in a Castle Premiership match at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. The win was Bulawayo City’s fourth win of the season to take them to 14 points while for Hwange...
Rhinos shoot to the top 23 May 2017 HARARE - For a team that is set out to fight against relegation, Black Rhinos are doing a fantastic job of securing their status in the Castle Lager Premiership for next year. Yesterday, Stanford “Stix” Mutizwa’s side notched up their third consecutive win when they defeated Hwange 3-0 courtes...
FC Platinum sink Hwange 8 May 2017 ZVISHAVANE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza was pleased after his side got back to winning ways with a slender 1-0 win over Hwange at Maglas Stadium yesterday. The platinum miners had gone for three games without a victory after consecutive draws against Bulawayo City (1-1), Triangle (0-0) an...
DeMbare finally win 24 April 2017 HWANGE - Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa breathed a sigh of relief after watching his side pick up their first win of the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership season after edging Hwange at the Colliery yesterday. The Glamour Boys opened the season with a 1-0 defeat to FC Platinum before blowing away a two...
DeMbare in another draw 10 October 2016 HARARE - Struggling Harare giants Dynamos where held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by visiting Hwange in a Castle Lager Premiership match here yesterday. To their credit, Hwange eased their relegation woes and never looked like a side that failed to train for the whole of this past week as they pr...
'Social ills spike in Hwange' 11 September 2016 HARARE - Social ills — prostitution, poaching and theft — have spiked in the Hwange mining town, as unpaid Hwange Colliery Company (HCC) workers increasingly get hard-pressed, a Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) report said. This comes as the town's economy is largely driven by the coal miner and i...
Hwange's Mbweti suspended 1 September 2016 HARARE - Castle Lager Premiership leading goal scorer Gift Mbweti is suspended for Hwange’s next match against Chicken Inn after accumulating three yellow cards. Mbweti will have to miss the trip to Luveve Stadium next Wednesday after picking up his third caution in the 5-3 win over Triangle a...
Mutare City Rovers edge Hwange 22 August 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Rovers rallied from behind to edge past visiting Hwange 2-1 in a tense Castle Lager Premier Soccer encounter  here yesterday. Falling behind to a Gilbert Zulu strike in the 58th minute Rovers levelled the scores through a Kudakwashe Gurure penalty in the 86th minute before...
CAPS discuss way forward 16 August 2016 HARARE - After a turbulent weekend which saw their players almost refuse to fulfil the trip to play Hwange at the Colliery, the CAPS United board meets today to map out a way forward. Makepekepe players had refused to travel for Sunday’s match in protest over outstanding salaries and winning b...
Hwange engages Brainworks 6 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's largest coal miner, Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL), has engaged financial services advisory firm, Brainworks Capital (Brainworks), to assist in debt restructuring and capital-raising initiatives. HCCL, with a $310 million debt overhang, last week said it was current...
High court orders HCCL to settle Zimdef levies 31 May 2016 BULAWAYO - The High Court has ordered the Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) Local Board to pay Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) more than $600 000 it failed to remit in levies from its assessed wage bill accrued over a two-year period. This follows an application by Higher and ...
Harare City thrash Hwange 1 May 2016 HARARE - Harare City bounced back from last week’s morale-sapping defeat to CAPS United with an emphatic victory over visiting Hwange in a Castle Lager Premiership match here yesterday. New signing Raphael Manuvire was the star of the show, grabbing a brace and setting up two goals to ease up ...