Articles tagged 'matabeleland south'

Anger over plan to close schools 25 May 2017 HARARE - Ill-conceived plans by the government to close 40 schools in Matabeleland South, on account of dwindling enrolments, have triggered outrage among ordinary Zimbabweans and civil society groups alike. This comes as teachers have also called for a re-think on the government's moves to in...
Mugabe fiddles as drought shrivels crops 24 April 2016 UMZINGWANE - At least 70 percent of crops in Matabeleland South are wilting and reservoir water levels are at their lowest, agriculture experts have said. Yet President Robert Mugabe's government has not held a high-level meeting to discuss drought relief for farmers even as the Met Department...
Mat South children suffer malnutrion 23 April 2016 UMZINGWANE - Health authorities have warned that children here are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and require immediate treatment. Authorities warned of an unfolding humanitarian emergency in Matabeleland South Province. Children are struggling to recover from severe drought that ...
Pupils appeal for water assistance from Unicef 30 March 2014 HARARE - Primary school pupils in Matabeleland South have appealed to United Nations agency Unicef to assist them in accessing water and sanitation which are all fundamental human rights provided for in the Constitution. Thirteen-year-old Noleen Mlalazi, from ward 17 Manama, pleaded with Unice...
'Ncube's MDC bankrupt' 23 January 2014 HARARE - The sun is setting on Welshman Ncube’s political life as his smaller MDC party is collapsing due to bankruptcy. A senior party member based in Bulawayo told the Daily News that all was not well in the party. “I think the end is nigh for some of us,” said the official, who spoke on ...
Ncube reverts to farming after election disaster 30 October 2013 HARARE - Welshman Ncube, leader of the smaller MDC, has turned to farming after dismally losing  the July 31 elections. Ncube polled 2.68 percent in a presidential election that saw President Robert Mugabe winning 61 percent of the vote to claim a seventh term as president, while opposition le...
Ncube's MDC falters after election blowout 6 October 2013 BULAWAYO - The MDC led by Welshman Ncube is one party that may have certainly triggered sleepless nights to MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai, as the recent harmonised elections approached. Having done everything to prove his relevance in Zimbabwe's heavily contested political arena, Ncube's par...
Not happy with Misihairabwi 2 October 2013 EDITOR -— In one of the daily newspapers MDC president Welshman Ncube was quoted saying the election of Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga was above board. This is not true because the people of Matabeleland South did not choose or hire Misihairabwi-Mushonga to come and represent us in Parliament...