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Ezra Tshisa Sibanda's Skiez FM displays poor show

Skies Radio (Pvt) Ltd, trading as Skies FM  and fronted by Ezra Tshisa Sibanda has displayed a jumbled presentation late this afternoon as the bidders tried frantically to convince the radi...Read more

Ezra Tshisa Sibanda's Skiez FM displays poor show

02 September 2014 | 3215 Views
Skies Radio (Pvt) Ltd, trading as Skies FM  and fronted by Ezra Tshisa Sibanda has displayed a jumbled presentation late this afternoon as the bidders tried frantically to convince the radi...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

Bogus Zimra official arrested

02 September 2014 | 1436 Views
A man who swindled several companies in Bulawayo of thousands of dollars after posturing as a Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) employee, returns to court today seeking bail.Naison Kuzamba, 3...

by Staff Reporter

Radio licence race heats up

02 September 2014 | 1972 Views Byo community rallies behind Amakhosi's Skyz Metro FM HUNDREDS of people from Bulawayo thronged Rainbow Hotel in the morning today to suppor...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

Bulawayo water nightmare ends

02 September 2014 | 2427 Views
BULAWAYO City Council yesterday said it had managed to restore water supplies to most of the suburbs and expects the situation to return to normal tomorrow following disruptions that began last week....

by Staff reporter

'Bogus' estate agents named

02 September 2014 | 2541 Views
Buying houses and properties is increasingly becoming a scary endeavour in Bulawayo as many prospective buyers continue to be duped.The police and the Estate Agents Council have put up public ...

by Sibhekisipho Fayayo

Ex-Zipra combatants attack Jonathan Moyo

02 September 2014 | 2223 Views
MEDIA, Information and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo has come under attack from ex-Zipra combatants for suggesting that the post of the ruling Zanu-PF chairmanship was "free for all in...

by Staff reporter

Cop's wife sets self, son, husband on fire

02 September 2014 | 2164 Views
A policeman and his son were severely burnt when his wife, who also sustained serious burns, allegedly doused herself with paraffin and set herself on fire in a suspected suicide attempt following a d...

by Oswell Moyo

Marriage collapses as uncle sends married niece explicit pictures

01 September 2014 | 6927 Views
A THREE-YEAR-OLD marriage is on the verge of collapse after the husband discovered a string of explicit photos in her wife's phone which were allegedly sent by her uncle. Nickson Murashi...

by Staff reporter

'Rapist' blames victim for seducing him

01 September 2014 | 3312 Views
A BULAWAYO man accused of a sex attack on a married church mate told a court that the woman seduced him when she visited his apartment seeking counselling following marital problems with her hus...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Four die in head on collision

01 September 2014 | 3608 Views
Four people, three graduate drivers and their instructor, died on Sunday afternoon in Bulawayo after they were involved in a head on collision with another car travelling in the opposite direction in ...

by Staff Reporter

Exiled Paul Siwela rules out early return to Zimbabwe

31 August 2014 | 1897 Views
Exiled fugitive Paul Siwela who fronts the Matabeleland Liberation Organisation (MLO) has ruled out chances of ever coming back to Zimbabwe.He faces treason charges. Siwela, taking advanta...

by Staff reporter

Mothers sleep on the floor at Mpilo hospital

31 August 2014 | 2197 Views
Mothers at Bulawayo's Mpilo Hospital are sleeping on the floor in the Paediatric Unit where their sick children are receiving treatment.The hospital's Pediatric Unit, the only referral cen...

by Staff reporter

Serious water crisis hits Bulawayo

31 August 2014 | 4424 Views
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe's second biggest city, is experiencing a serious water crisis that has seen some residents go without the precious liquid since Thursday.The Bulawayo City Council has warned...

by Staff reporter

Muvhango stars in Bulawayo

31 August 2014 | 3308 Views
SOUTH African stars from the popular television soapie, Muvhango; Gabriel Temudzani, popularly known as Chief Azwindini; Rami Chueme, who plays the role of the dramatic Kgomotso and Humbulani Tsharani...

by Peter Matika

Bulawayo faces nurse shortage

31 August 2014 | 1393 Views
BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) is considering approaching Government with a request to employ more nurses as Health Services Department is operating on a shortfall of 134 nurses, a situation that has ham...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Divorce cases on the rise in Bulawayo

31 August 2014 | 1391 Views
AT least 330 couples applied for divorce in Bulawayo during the period between January and August this year, a manual count of the High Court index book figures reveals.Last week alone, 20...

by Thulani Ndlovu

Bulawayo honours Payne

30 August 2014 | 1666 Views
The Bulawayo City Council has given befitting honours to the late water activist, Arnold Payne, by including his name in the prestigious Book of Civic Honours for his active role in campaigning for wa...

by Staff reporter

Thabitha Khumalo eyes MDC-T chair post

30 August 2014 | 1446 Views
MDC-T Bulawayo East legislator Thabitha Khumalo yesterday confirmed her ambition to be the party's provincial chairperson saying she had been asked by members to represent them. Khumalo also d...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

BCC statement on water cuts in Bulawayo

29 August 2014 | 2387 Views

by Staff Reporter

Efforts to save little Russell fruitful

29 August 2014 | 2107 Views
THE initiative launched by Bulawayo24 and Makokoba Healthcare Initiative to raise funds for Russell Sumba - a 7-mo...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo sues Econet

29 August 2014 | 2996 Views
Econet Wireless is engaged in a tug of war with the Bulawayo City Council over a debt of more than $48 700 in unpaid rates.Council filed summons at the Bulawayo High Court demanding payment o...

by Staff reporter

Sinda Ngulube elected new BICC bishop

29 August 2014 | 1414 Views
THE Brethren in Christ Church (BICC) has elected bishop Sinda Ngulube as the new leader of the church in Zimbabwe taking over from bishop Danisa Ndlovu, who has retired after serving three five-year t...

by Staff reporter

Bosso fan languishes in prison

29 August 2014 | 2305 Views
A Highlanders fan who was arrested together with a friend for alleged malicious damage to property is still languishing in remand prison after failing to raise $50 bail that was granted the duo two we...

by Thandeka Moyo

Thokozani Khuphe's driver trial postponed

29 August 2014 | 729 Views
The trial of MDC-T deputy president Thokozani Khuphe's chauffer and his accomplice accused of hijacking the party's Matabeleland-North chairperson's driver and stealing cash from him was on Thursd...

by Staff reporter

Moyo officially joins Tendai Biti's renewal team

28 August 2014 | 4914 Views
MAKOKOBA legislator and former Bulawayo MDC-T provincial chairman, Gorden Moyo, is officially part of the breakaway MDC Renewal Team.Moyo resigned from his provincial post in June saying he c...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

'Gukurahundi killed 80,000,' claims Eddie Cross

28 August 2014 | 1482 Views
MDC-T legislator, Eddie Cross, has claimed that the 1980's government-sponsored Gukurahundi pogroms could have killed up to 80,000 people with probably five times that number displaced and driven into...

by Staff Reporter

Thokozani Khuphe driver's trial on today

28 August 2014 | 1175 Views
The trial of MDC-T deputy president Thokozani Khupe's chauffer and his accomplice, arrested in June this year after they allegedly assaulted Matabeleland North provincial chairperson's driver, before ...

by Staff reporter

Cops forge signatures, falsify fines

28 August 2014 | 2762 Views
Some traffic police officers are allegedly forging signatures and wrongly interpreting sections of the law to force motorists to pay fines, it has emerged.Investigations by NewsDay revealed ...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe residence intruder has no mental problem

28 August 2014 | 2890 Views
RESULTS of the mental evaluation of a Matshobana man who was arrested after trying to enter the State House in Bulawayo, showed that he was normal paving the way for the resumption of his trial....

by Staff reporter

Tracker sells out cellphone thief

28 August 2014 | 2650 Views
A CELLPHONE with a tracking system sold out a thief who thought he had hit the jackpot when he broke into the Apostolic Faith Church of Zimbabwe (AFMZ) offices in Bulawayo and stole the phone and more...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Church mate 'rapist' suffers setback

28 August 2014 | 2577 Views
A BULAWAYO man accused of a sex attack on a married woman from his church suffered a setback yesterday after a magistrate turned down his application to dismiss the rape charges. Hudson Mazond...

by Thandeka Moyo

Jabulani Sibanda eyeing Zanu-PF chairmanship

28 August 2014 | 1635 Views
WAR veterans' leader Jabulani Sibanda has hinted that he is eyeing the Zanu-PF national chairmanship but was quick to add that the decision would come from the people as no leader should impose thems...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Khupe driver robbery case still on

27 August 2014 | 1308 Views
The case of Witness Dube, the driver of MDC-T vice-president Thokozani Khupe, and his colleague, Kunashe Muchemwa (32) an MDC-T youth league member charged with robbery and assault has been transf...

by Staff reporter

Ebola scare at the United Bulawayo Hospitals

27 August 2014 | 5429 Views
A TRUCK driver admitted Tuesday at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) caused a major scare after it was suspected he had contracted the deadly Ebola virus.Sources at the hospital said the dri...

by Lulu Brenda Harris

'Pained by Payne's death'

27 August 2014 | 2854 Views
Bulawayo residents say they have been pained by renowned Bulawayo water activist Arnold Payne's died.Payne died at Mater Dei Hospital in the city on Monday night after being admitted at the in...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF invaders run out of luck, face trespassing charges

27 August 2014 | 2552 Views
LEADERS of Zanu-PF supporters that invaded the Bulawayo City Council-owned Mazwi Nature Reserve on the outskirts of Pumula yesterday appeared in court facing charges of criminal trespass.T...

by Staff reporter

Kombi conductor jailed for raping two minors

27 August 2014 | 1731 Views
A BULAWAYO commuter omnibus conductor was yesterday sentenced to an effective eight years in jail for raping two minors aged four and six.Brendon Zolani Moyo, 21, of Old Pumula pleaded not gu...

by Mashudu Netsianda

10-year-old Bulawayo girl hangs self

26 August 2014 | 4955 Views
In a bizarre incident, a 10 YEAR-OLD girl from Bulawayo's Emganwini suburb allegedly hanged herself from a mango tree this afternoon.However, the girl's relatives suspect foul play in the ...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo water activist Arnold Payne dies

26 August 2014 | 2894 Views
Bulawayo water activists Arnold Payne has died.He was 75.Born in Mtshabezi area in Gwanda district in 1938, Payne had been involved in water activism all his life.Payne, an en...

by Ndou Paul

Pupils abusing dangerous drugs such as nyaope

26 August 2014 | 2168 Views
SCHOOL children are said to be widely abusing dangerous drugs and skin lighteners that are continuing to hit Bulawayo streets.In interviews yesterday, Chronicle was told that ingredients for s...

by Lethokuhle Moyo

Woman up for selling ex-hubby's car

26 August 2014 | 2048 Views
A 63-year-old Pumula East man reportedly lost a car to his estranged wife who took advantage of his absence and sold it for $2,000.Anelisi Chikapa, 39, allegedly sold Ernest Gumede's Peugeot t...

by Thandeka Moyo

Motorists see red over reflectors

26 August 2014 | 5045 Views
MOTORISTS in Bulawayo were this week running around town buying "new" reflectors for their vehicles after police pounced and arrested drivers with cars which had "insufficient reflectors." It ...

by Staff reporter

Lunyoka/ runyoka fight spills into court

26 August 2014 | 4694 Views
A Bulawayo woman claimed that her relationship with her husband was now that of brother and sister, as the latter was allegedly failing to perform in the bedroom for the past two years after his girlf...

by Gibson Mhaka

Man dumps wife and kids, brings 'mistress' home

26 August 2014 | 3491 Views
A Pumula South man in Bulawayo has sent tongues wagging after he allegedly dumped his wife of 14 years and three children when his wife reportedly failed to account for the proceeds of the sale of a P...

by Danisa Masuku

Fighting for control of Bulawayo Agenda escalates, top official suspended

26 August 2014 | 2148 Views
BULAWAYO Agenda has suspended its deputy board chairperson Peter Muchengeti for yet-to-be-known reasons as fighting for control of the organisation escalates.MDC-T Makokoba legislator Gor...

by Staff reporter

MDC Renewal to unveil Makokoba legislator

25 August 2014 | 2942 Views
The MDC Renewal Team is set to unveil Makokoba legislator Gorden Moyo as their member at a rally scheduled for Bulawayo next month.Moyo early this year resigned as MDC-T Bulawayo provinci...

by Staff Reporter

'Renewal- A new beginning and a new order'

25 August 2014 | 1662 Views
Dr Gorden Moyo presents:The Theme is: "Stronger Together Forever"Date:September 19, 2014,Venue: Large City Hall,Time: 12:00 - 5pm.'Renewal- A new beginning and a new or...

by Staff reporter

He should pay for my v*rginity

25 August 2014 | 9272 Views
A BULAWAYO woman shocked the court when she claimed that her ex-husband should pay for her rentals for the rest of her life since he was the one who broke her v*rginity. She declared: "He can...

by Staff reporter

Woman dumps hubby for not going to church

25 August 2014 | 5417 Views
THERE is no verse in the Bible that says it is morally unclean for a woman to marry a man who has refused to give his life to Jesus Christ as his personal saviour.But a Bulawayo woman wants to...

by Gibson Mhaka

Woman storms out of lodge undressed

25 August 2014 | 10587 Views
AN UNIDENTIFlED woman allegedly went berserk after tasting the forbidden fruit and stormed out of a city lodge undressed. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon and it is suspected that...

by Staff reporter

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