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Latest Matabeleland farm grabs affect widows' livelihoods

27 January 2015 | 2108 Views
The latest wave of farm grabs in Matabeleland South has an adverse effect on the livelihoods of widows who some of them have been employed in the farms and some have been running thriving sustainable ...
by Widows Empowerment Trust

White farmers to meet Mugabe's government over land seizures

27 January 2015 | 1718 Views
The Zimbabwe's Commercial Farmers' Union, which represents mainly white farmers, will meet with Lands and Resettlement Minister Douglas Mombeshora to discuss the government's plans to evict whites sti...
by Brian Latham and Chengetai Zvauya

Matabeleland schools record awful results

27 January 2015 | 2093 Views
MATABELELAND provinces schools once again failed to impress in last year's Advanced Level examinations, with no school making it into the top 10, while only six made it to the top 100.Accordin...
by Staff reporter

Land baron nabbed

26 January 2015 | 3244 Views
A housing co-operative chairman was yesterday arrested at a meeting that was being addressed by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo for pocketing thousands ...
by Municipal Reporter

Mugabe's aide loses land dispute

26 January 2015 | 2793 Views
Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Mr Justin Mupamhanga's bid to evict his three neighbours from a shared farm in Bindura has failed after the High Court ruled that they were in lawfu...
by Fidelis Munyoro

Kembo Mohadi, villagers in fresh land row

26 January 2015 | 1343 Views
HOME Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi has reportedly reignited his fight with Beitbridge villagers whom he has been trying to evict without success from Jompembe Block in the district.Mohadi oste...
by Staff reporter

'ZAPU wanted to kill me' says Mnangagwa, A lie and blatant excuse of murdering those he HATES

22 January 2015 | 4999 Views
I have read lies by desperate people, but this is exceptional. ZAPU never at one stage led by which ever person, or ZIPRA could stoop that low as to want to kill any person for a down low comment lik...
by Tsolo Dube

Matebeleland, Masvingo face drought

22 January 2015 | 1867 Views
Most provinces in the south and western parts of the country are likely to experience poor crop yields if the regions do not receive rains by next week, farming experts have said. Zimbabwe...
by Staff reporter

Breaking: Maphepha Sibanda disqualified from Bosso Polls

19 January 2015 | 3835 Views
One of Highlanders Football Club's sons Ernest Maphepha Sibanda has been disqualified from taking part in the Bulawayo's giants' polls scheduled for this weekend.Sibanda was part of a two man ...
by Sports Reporter

Zimbabwean shot in Sierra Leone land row

18 January 2015 | 3864 Views
A BELGIAN and a Zimbabwean working for international agribusiness company Socfin Group have been shot during a protest over land rights in Sierra Leone, police said on Saturday.The Luxembourg-...
by Reuters

Jaguar Land Rover announces 1,300 new UK jobs to accelerate leadership in lightweight vehicle manufacturing

15 January 2015 | 2142 Views
•  1,300 new jobs created with further development of lightweight vehicle technologies.•  Breakthrough Jaguar performance crossover to be built ...
by Tech Reporter

Why Gukurahundi atrocities in Matabeleland and Midland is genocide

15 January 2015 | 2782 Views
This article can be read in conjunction with the following documents: 'Breaking the silence, Building true peace', a report by the Catholic Commission for justice and peace (1997); Dr M.P. Guduza ...
by Themba Mthethwa

Patrick Zhuwao you are lying

14 January 2015 | 4332 Views
Patrick Zhuwao is misleading the nation by his article under the Zhuwao Brief which appeared in the last Sunday Mail.The article touched on the tribal issue in Zimbabwe. Coming from him l ...
by T Musiyamwa

South Africa confirms land expropriation for 2015 - Video

10 January 2015 | 5040 Views
Delivering his speech during the ANC's 103rd birthday celebrations in Cape Town this week, President Jacob Zuma spoke directly on land reform, ...
by Staff reporter

Land audit necessary to all country's provinces

08 January 2015 | 1278 Views
The decision by the Mashonaland East Zanu-PF Provisional leadership to make a land audit in its province is of paramount importance and should be appreciated. However, I feel the same land audit shoul...
by Chido Chikuni

MDC vindicated over land issue

05 January 2015 | 2274 Views
The MDC has always advocated for responsible land and agriculture management and  a comprehensive agrarian reform programme as means to ensure food security for all the people of Zimbabwe regardl...
by MDC-T

Zimbabwe in land policy U-turn

05 January 2015 | 2591 Views
Government has made a major climb down and now allows farming joint ventures between black farmers and former white commercial farmers. It now also allows contract farming. The mov...
by Staff reporter

We are not debating with you Nathaniel Manheru

05 January 2015 | 2852 Views
Last week I responded in part to Nathaniel Manheru's article of December 27 in which he described the people of Matabeleland as cry babies and described the Gukurahundi atrocities of theeighti...
by Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo

Overturned ship sinks off Scotland, 8 people missing

04 January 2015 | 1740 Views
London - An overturned cargo ship sank on Sunday off the coast of Scotland as the search continued for the missing eight-member crew.Seven Poles and one Filipino were on board the Cypriot-reg...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders to officially unveil assistant coach, welfare manager

03 January 2015 | 4011 Views
HIGHLANDERS will officially unveil their assistant coach and welfare manager on Monday ahead of the start of their 2015 pre-season training on the same day. Bosso's chief executive offi...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Armyworm outbreak in Mashonaland Central

30 December 2014 | 1695 Views
AN  armyworm outbreak has been reported in Mbire and Muzarabani, Mashonaland Central Province, where the pest is reported to have destroyed at least 26 hectares of sorghum and pastures.The pe...
by Petros Zivengwa

Former Zanu-PF Women's League boss on theft charges

29 December 2014 | 3534 Views
FORMER Zanu-PF Manicaland Women's League provincial chairperson and wife of recently suspended Zanu-PF Central Committee member Enock Porusingazi, Joyline Chipo Porusingazi, 42, appeared in cou...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso recalls treasurer

29 December 2014 | 3304 Views
HIGHLANDERS Football Club treasurer Jerry Sibanda could be headed to newly promoted Southern Region Division One League side Bulawayo Golden Stars who are owned by his employers Bulawayo City ...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

New Bosso coach to choose assistants

25 December 2014 | 6576 Views
NEW Highlanders FC coach Bongani Mafu will have a role to play in the recruitment of his backroom staff, Bosso chairman, Peter Dube, has said. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony of the c...
by Lovemore Dube

Teacher gets 5 years behind bars for drawing blood from 21 pupils

24 December 2014 | 4148 Views
A 37-YEAR OLD primary school teacher from Mudzi in Mashonaland East Province has been jailed for five years for illegally drawing blood from 21 pupils for unknown reasons.Caroline Zhuwau was l...
by Staff Reporter

Woman kills boyfriend with an axe, hides body in bedroom

24 December 2014 | 6166 Views
A woman from Matobo District in Matabeleland South is on the run after allegedly killing her live-in boyfriend with an axe and hiding the body in a bedroom.Sinqobile Ncube allegedly killed...
by Nqobile Tshili and Oswell Moyo

Highlanders officially unveils new coach

23 December 2014 | 6628 Views
Highlanders football club has officially unveiled a new coach.He is 49- year old Bongani Mafu who takes over from Kelvin Kaindu who was fired before the end of the season.Officially p...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso coaches to re-apply for their jobs

22 December 2014 | 3240 Views
SWEEPING changes are looming at Highlanders following revelations that the entire technical department has been made to re-apply. According to B-Metro, all the club's coaches from the Under-14...
by Fungai Muderere

Old lady (74) burnt to death trying to retrieve belongings

22 December 2014 | 2466 Views
A 74-YEAR-OLD granny from Bulilima area was burnt to death while trying to retrieve her belongings from her burning bedroom hut in the middle of the night. The incident that occurred las...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Holland questions govt's commitment to national healing

22 December 2014 | 1859 Views
MDC Renewal Team president Sekai Holland has questioned government's commitment to issues on national healing following the allocation of a paltry $109 000 to the National Peace and Reconciliation min...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders seniors sent packing

22 December 2014 | 7389 Views
HIGHLANDERS will not renew the contracts of some senior players for the 2015 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL), a source has said.Bosso endured a dreadful 2014 season finishing on posit...
by Staff Reporter

New Highlanders coach be unveiled tomorrow

22 December 2014 | 3241 Views
BONGANI Mafu is set to be unveiled as the new Highlanders coach tomorrow after weeks of speculation.Mafu, a former Zimbabwe Saints coach and holder of a Uefa B coaching badge, seems to have go...
by Sports Reporter

Man circumcises sons with nail-cutter

21 December 2014 | 3384 Views
THE 29-year-old man from Tegwe Village under Chief Mutasa in Manicaland, who made headlines last month when he circumcised his two minor children with a nail-cutter, was sentenced to six months in pri...
by Staff Reporter

'We demand human rights in Matabeleland South'

21 December 2014 | 1872 Views
Prominent Matabeleland South social and political activists Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo says that Matabeleland South province human rights activists should not be called Human Rights Defenders but Hum...
by Staff Reporter

Maduma wins Oustanding Human rights defender of the year 2014 award

19 December 2014 | 3103 Views ...
by Ndou Paul

Mnangagwa, Holland in peace push

18 December 2014 | 3791 Views
Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa along with former National Healing co-minister Sekai Holland are pushing for the establishment of Peace Studies Centre at the Midlands State University in Gweru...
by Staff reporter

Matabeleland tops in new HIV infections

15 December 2014 | 4178 Views
At least half of all new HIV infections in the country are from Matabeleland, a National Aids Council official has said. NAC operations director Raymond Yekeye said Bulawayo had the highe...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe govt, Nick Oppenheimer in land deal - Video

09 December 2014 | 2636 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's government has reached a land deal with Debshan Ranch chairman Nick Oppenheimer.Mugabe recently met one of the most influential individuals in global diamond trad...
by Staff Reporter

Late VP Nkomo 'blesses' Tsholotsho FC from his grave, claims son

06 December 2014 | 3825 Views
THE secret is out, Tsholotsho FC's 13th man on the field has been revealed as the late Vice President John Landa Nkomo.Landa Nkomo passed away in 2012. Since then, Tsholotsho FC has not lo...
by Elliot Mindu

Welshman Ncube, Sekai Holland to lead the Democratic Union

26 November 2014 | 5901 Views
The MDC Renewals and Welshman Ncube's MDC have merged to form the Democratic Union. The party will be led by Sekai Holland and Welshman Ncube until a congress is held next year. The unificati...
by Staff reporter

Cde Gamatox' booted out, Mnangagwa camp celebrates

25 November 2014 | 5938 Views
ZANU-PF heavyweight - secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa was yesterday embarrassingly booted out of the party's central committee elections held in Manicaland, a development which sparked wi...
by Staff Reporter

'Heavy rains destroy homes in Manicaland'

24 November 2014 | 2337 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone Number....
by Concerned Citizen

Bosso ends disappointing league race in position 5

24 November 2014 | 3738 Views
BOSSO's 2-1 victory against Chapungu yesterday could not do anything to reverse the disappointing show displaced by Bulawayo giants in the Castle Lager League race.To make matters worse, t...
by Sports Reporter

Starvation lurks in Matabeleland south, lives in danger

24 November 2014 | 1923 Views
GWANDA - SCORES OF children have succumbed to malnutrition in Gwanda South, Matabeleland South province as food stocks start running out from last year's harvests.This has seen most childr...
by Staff Reporter

Landlord bashes up tenant over unpaid rent

22 November 2014 | 1626 Views
A MAN from Makokoba suburb in Bulawayo was dragged to court on Thursday for allegedly striking his tenant several times with an iron bar on the head over failure to pay rent.Wellington Zenga, ...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

'Kwashiorkor rife in Matabeleland South'

19 November 2014 | 1577 Views
MATABELELAND South is the province that is hardest hit by kwashiorkor due to the region's high starvation rate with health officials saying most families survive on one meal per day.The development pu...
by Thandeka Moyo

25 Years of Discovery

18 November 2014 | 4466 Views
Pretoria - After 25 years, what is there to be said about Discovery? Rather than tell you ourselves, we asked you to tell us - and the world - about your discoveries. Share your #25YearsOfDiscover...
by Jaguar Land Rover sub-Sahara Africa

Orlando Pirates after Zimbabwean striker

11 November 2014 | 6516 Views
MPUMALANGA Black Aces striker and Zimbabwe international Tendai Ndoro heads Orlando Pirates' wanted list for the January transfer window.According to a source close to the Sea Robbers, Ndoro l...
by Staff reporter

Striking Tobacco workers' case referred to ConCourt

11 November 2014 | 1468 Views
THE CASE involving 1 750 Mashonaland Tobacco workers seeking to embark on a strike over unpaid housing and transport allowances without giving 14 days notice as required by the Labour Act has been...
by Court Reporter

'Ruthless' landlord's son kills tenant

11 November 2014 | 4051 Views
HARARE - A 30-year-old man Simbarashe Chimuka allegedly assaulted his father's tenant Clemence Chitete with bricks and fatally burnt him with a hot electric iron before stealing his  vehicle ...
by Court Reporter

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