Articles tagged 'makokoba'

'Only dialogue can save Zim' 23 January 2019 BULAWAYO - Former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube yesterday joined the bandwagon of like-minded Zimbabweans and organisations who have been calling for dialogue between the ruling Zanu PF and the main opposition MDC Alliance as part of the bold move to stem the growing public disenchantment em...
'August 1 shootings pushed Zim backwards' 23 January 2019 HARARE - Former War veterans minister Tshinga Dube has revealed that the much-publicised August 1 shootings drove the country’s economy years backwards. The shooting — which claimed six lives — was, according to the Monthlante Commission, a development that saw the country returning to interna...
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...
Despite rejection, Dube won't let go 18 August 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube will not abandon Makokoba constituency despite his emphatic defeat to MDC Alliance's James Sithole. Dube had in 2008 and 2015 tried his luck to wrest the Makokoba seat from the MDC, without success. He finally broke the jinx in 2015 after h...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Tshinga dares opposition parties 23 May 2018 BULAWAYO - Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube has dared opposition parties vowing to contest in the constituency saying he was taking no prisoners as he was almost hundred percent confident of retaining the seat. The MDC Alliance, which is likely to pose a serious threat to the former War Vetera...
Cabinet minister's hubby in limbo 4 April 2018 BULAWAYO - A Cabinet minister's husband's bid to land the Makokoba constituency has suffered a huge blow after he was dumped by his long-time ally on account of fanning factionalism. Women and Youth Affairs minister Sithembiso Nyoni's husband, Peter Baka Nyoni, is eyeing the Makokoba constitue...
Serial teenage burglar in custody 18 April 2014 BULAWAYO - A Makokoba teenager appeared in court this week on burglary and theft charges  after allegedly breaking into 10 houses in different suburbs of Bulawayo stealing property worth thousands of dollars. Magistrate Gladmore Mushove denied 18-year-old Trust Ndlovu bail and remanded him in ...
Brothers up for stoning police officers 8 January 2014 BULAWAYO - Two brothers from Makokoba suburb who teamed up to stone police officers have appeared in court  facing charges of assaulting or resisting a peace officer. Nqobizitha Siziba, 31 and Reason Siziba, 22 were not asked to plead when they appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Witness Takun...
Zanu PF youths snubbed 6 August 2013 BULAWAYO - Zanu PF youths in Bulawayo's Makokoba Constituency on Sunday met with bitter and scornful faces as they took to the streets in the city's oldest suburb to celebrate their party “victory” in last week's harmonised elections. The Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC has rejected the flawed polls...
Black Umfolosi member seeks parly seat 17 July 2013 BULAWAYO - Makokoba is one of the hotly-contested constituencies in Bulawayo. With a total of seven candidates vying for the same seat, it can only be the survival of the fittest. Gorden Moyo representing mainstream MDC, Tshinga Dube Zanu PF, Thabile Ndlovu (MDC) Zenzo Lot Masuku (Zapu), Pa...
Makokoba honours prominent natives 27 June 2013 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo's oldest township of Makokoba will this Sunday host a six-team football tournament to honour its prominent sons and daughters, both living and departed. A spokesperson for the organisers, Zenzo Moyo, said the initiative is part of their efforts to correct the stereotype tha...