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New twist to Bosso Nyaradzo bus; 'Bosso has no qualified driver'

30 July 2014 | 4176 Views
The bus donated to Bulawayo soccer giants Highlanders by Nyaradzo Funeral Services is parked in Harare and not collected because Highlanders has not been able to send a qualified driver to go to H...
by Staff Reporter

Mduduzi Mathuthu terribly sorry about Shonalised Chronicle

29 July 2014 | 7982 Views
The editor of the state owned Chronicle newspaper Mduduzi Mathuthu responded to calls by Bulawayo residents who have accused Chronicle of being insensitive to readers in Matabeleland after the paper...
by Ndou Paul

Highlanders to turn to Mugabe

23 July 2014 | 6673 Views
HIGHLANDERS chief executive officer Ndumiso Gumede yesterday vowed to take the issue of exorbitant police charges to President Robert Mugabe if the relevant authorities do not take the matter seriousl...
by Staff Reporter

Keep them in your England, Mugabe tells Britain

18 July 2014 | 7017 Views
President Robert Mugabe has challenged the British government on why it is now asking the Zimbabwean government to help it send back thousands of Zimbabweans who fled the country to seek refuge i...
by Staff Reporter

'Land permits useless pieces of paper'

17 July 2014 | 2695 Views
Prominent economist and political writer Mr Vince Musewe has described the A1 land permits recently launched by President Robert Mugabe as ...
by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland youths shun Zimbabwe army

17 July 2014 | 2538 Views
Young men and women from southern Zimbabwe are shunning recruitment in the army - largely because of bitterness over past military atrocities.Since the 1980s the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) ...
by Staff reporter

Robert Mugabe's land permit con

17 July 2014 | 1725 Views
Out of the crooked timber of Zanu-PF, nothing straight will ever be made.I detest it when Zanu-PF takes advantage of the ignorance of the masses to create the delusion that they are empowering...
by Vince Musewe

EMA wake up and show that you are alive

15 July 2014 | 1149 Views
The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) must take serious consideration to the environmental conservation measures for the sustainability of economic development and protection of the environmen...
by Peacemaker Zano

'If you were settled illegally, move out now' - Lands minister

15 July 2014 | 2465 Views
Government is ready to deal with lawlessness in the agricultural sector in order to improve productivity, a cabinet minister said on Monday.Lands minister Douglas Mombeshora told journalists a...
by Staff Reporter

The question of language teaching

15 July 2014 | 1622 Views
The hot issue of language teaching(that teachers who cannot speak local languages should not be allowed to teach in a particular Region(s)This would create regionalism. This now amounts to...
by Njabulo [impartial]

Free sanitary pads for Nkayi girls

14 July 2014 | 1297 Views
The Matabeleland Ex Students Association this week kicked off a programme of donating sanitary pads to grade seven pupils in the region.The programme piloted at five primary schools in the...
by Staff Reporter

Churches should provide spiritual, moral guidance to society says Mugabe

13 July 2014 | 1053 Views
Government depends on churches to help fight corruption and other social ills that include violence, child abuse, homosexuality and sodomy, President Mugabe has said.In a speech read on his be...
by Staff Reporter

A1 land permits not guarantee to secure bank loans

13 July 2014 | 1007 Views
The new A1 land permits are not a guarantee that farmers will secure bank loans but are crucial to providing beneficiaries security of tenure for an indefinite period, Government has said.Lands an...
by Lincon Towindo

Timely boost for Roodeport disaster community

12 July 2014 | 2117 Views
The little communities of the otherwise quiet Jabulisa and Setshankwe villages of Nkayi North at the boundary with Gokwe South will never forget the 8th of March 2014. This is the day when 18 bodies ...
by Bhebhe Mandla

Ex-wife blocks man from re-marrying

12 July 2014 | 3056 Views
FORMER Zanu-PF Manicaland youth provincial chairman Tawanda Mukodza's bid to walk down the aisle with his new found love hit a brick wall three weeks ago after his wife, who claimed to be customarily...
by Staff Reporter

Manicaland girls appeal for help

12 July 2014 | 1528 Views
The Manicaland Under-15 girls gold winners at secondary school level, Manzvire Secondary School, are appealing for donations in cash and kind to fulfil their dream of representing Manicaland province ...
by Freedom Mutanda

Sundowns beats Highlanders 1 nil

12 July 2014 | 4534 Views
Highlanders FC 0-1 Mamelodi SundownsVISITING Mamelodi Sundowns edged Premier League table toppers Highlanders in a competitive practice match played behind closed doors yesterday.T...
by Lovemore Dube

Zim govt to embark on on-farm inspections

10 July 2014 | 1296 Views
Government will soon carry out on-farm inspections to identify productive A1 farmers that deserve to receive the A1 settlement permits that were launched last week by President Mugabe amid fears t...
by Staff reporter

Farmers should not sublet their land to others

09 July 2014 | 2051 Views
The land reform program which brought on board new farmers countrywide has started yielding commendable results with the tobacco and maize farmers mapping the restoration of Zimbabwe as the food baske...
by Mukachana Hanyani

Zulus demand their land back

06 July 2014 | 2523 Views
Johannesburg - King Goodwill Zwelithini and other traditional leaders are compiling a multi-billion rand land claim that could be South Africa's largest to date, City Press reported on Sunday....
by Sapa

Chief Ndondo to be buried on Saturday

02 July 2014 | 2053 Views
Chief Neville of Mbembesi, Umguza district Matabeleland North who died on Monday from renal failure will be buried at his rural home in the area on Saturday morning, a family spokesperson confirme...
by Staff Reporter

'No white person will be allowed to own land in Zim,' says Mugabe

02 July 2014 | 8100 Views
President Robert Mugabe has declared that no white person will be allowed to own land except for companies as stipulated in the laws of the country.Mugabe said Wednesday while launching the M...
by Staff reporter

Matabeleland interests will be better protected by federalism

01 July 2014 | 2434 Views
The central but most damaging feature of the Zimbabwean political system has been its centralised governance and an unhealthy affiliation with majority ethnic Shona social and cultural systems while a...
by Mthwakazi Independent

Make Shona, Ndebele, English compulsory in all schools - Sikhala

30 June 2014 | 3749 Views
The thorny issue of deploying non Ndebele speaking teachers in Matabeleland can only be solved when Shona, Ndebele and English are made compulsory subjects in all schools in the country."T...
by Matthews Estell

Matabeleland Youth Fund Indaba invite

30 June 2014 | 856 Views
Zimbabwe Youth Council in partnership with Hope City Church to hold the Matabeleland Youth Fund Indaba on Friday 04-07-14 at Hope City, Bulawayo, from 09:00hrs. The Indaba brings together you...
by Matabeleland Youth Fund Indaba

Grade 1 pupils hit with huge sticks - WhatsApp update

30 June 2014 | 3738 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 Parent

Men shun circumcision as foreskins are 'used for ritual purposes'

26 June 2014 | 3737 Views
Hwange men are reportedly shunning going for voluntary male circumcision amongst wide spread rumours in the District that the foreskins are being used for ritual purposes.Rumours are sprea...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe High Court judges to be allocated farms

25 June 2014 | 2043 Views
The government has reportedly agreed to facilitate the allocation of farms to five new judges of the High Court, who wrote to the Ministry of Lands in May, demanding that they be given commercial farm...
by Tererai Karimakwenda

Khaya-Moyo accuses Mathema of belittling the people

21 June 2014 | 4536 Views
Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo today attacked Matabeleland North provincial minister Cain Mathema for failing to attend a meeting between 10 government ministers.Khaya Moyo org...
by Staff Reporter

Illegal settlers invade the eastern highlands in search of water

19 June 2014 | 2453 Views
Rural community meetings, such as one held recently in Mpudzi Resettlement scheme, south of Mutare in Manicaland province, are usually placid affairs dealing with mundane matters. Not anymore. ...
by Andrew Mambondiyani

Zimbabwe, Switzerland to sign memorandum of understanding

16 June 2014 | 1716 Views
Zimbabwe and Switzerland have endorsed plans to sign a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening bilateral investment and economic ties.A delegation from the Republic of Switzerland h...
by Staff Reporter

Former Bosso player hits hard times

14 June 2014 | 4905 Views
Former Highlanders player Lincoln Siwela who had a recent brush with the law is living in near destitution.Siwela appeared in court facing charges of indecent assault after forcefully kiss...
by Staff Reporter

Youth working against Zanu-PF warned

13 June 2014 | 1216 Views
ALL youths working in unison with suspended Zanu-PF officials in Manicaland are bringing the name of the party into disrepute and will not go unpunished, Deputy Minister of Energy and Power Developme...
by Staff Reporter

Ministry of Lands to audit farms

12 June 2014 | 2139 Views
The Ministry of Lands and Rural Resettlement says it is ready to carry out a land audit to flush out multiple farm owners and stamp out corruption in all its forms as soon as the required US$35 millio...
by Staff Reporter

Kids given farms in Mugabe's land reform

10 June 2014 | 2879 Views
An audit of Zimbabwe's controversial land reforms has revealed that children as young as ten were allocated farms seized from whites, state media reported on Tuesday.The audit found that poli...
by AFP

Minister grabs Joshua Nkomo's land

10 June 2014 | 2860 Views
Controversial Masvingo provincial minister, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti working in cahoots with a private company is expropriating land at the Chingwizi transit camp owned by the late Vice President Josh...
by Staff reporter

Key MDC T official dumps Tsvangirai

09 June 2014 | 7191 Views
MDC T Manicaland Province Treasurer Brian James has immediately resigned from the Morgan Tsvangirai led troubled party.In a letter written to Tsvangirai over the weekend James announced hi...
by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland ready to give Welshman Ncube a chance

08 June 2014 | 4468 Views
People from Matabeleland's major centres have expressed an overwhelming willingness to give Professor Welshman Ncube and his MDC a chance come next election or any by election that may arise in th...
by Staff Reporter

Zanu PF women involved in accident

06 June 2014 | 3339 Views
Zanu PF women's league members from Bulawayo province were today injured after a vehicle they were travelling in was involved in an accident along the Bulawayo Victoria Falls Road.The part...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders breaks silence on Nyaradzo bus

06 June 2014 | 7073 Views
HIGHLANDERS have finally broken their silence on the continued delay of the arrival of the team's bus bought by leading funeral assurance institution, Nyaradzo. Almost six months after Hi...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Filabusi, Silalatshani need upgrading

30 May 2014 | 1646 Views
Editor,Something needs to be done in Silalatshani as the society here has suffered a lot.People are buying food every year as there are very little rains in that place.They t...
by Kunene Siphephisiwe

Govt uncovers fake A2 offer letters

28 May 2014 | 2224 Views
Government has uncovered a scam where fake A2 offer letters have been given to unsuspecting land seekers in exchange for money.Some people have been approaching the Ministry of Lands and R...
by Staff reporter

Gutu questions Sekai Holland's mental state

26 May 2014 | 5997 Views
MDC-T Harare spokesperson Obert Gutu has intimated on his Facebook page that member of the party's Guardian Council Sekai Holland could be suff...
by Staff Reporter

What is next for the Ndebele Youth Brigade?

22 May 2014 | 3192 Views
Elections have come and gone, winners are still on cloud nine while losers are in a dire state of confusion, panic, witch-hunting and despair as expected in any political race. The question that still...
by Khumbulani Malinga

Matabelaland women least fertile'

22 May 2014 | 2622 Views
WOMEN in Mashonaland Central Province are likely to have more children during their child-bearing age than their peers in other provinces, the 2012 National Census Report shows.Fertility level...
by Staff reporter

Mathebeleland is under siege

19 May 2014 | 3767 Views
We in Mthwakazi Republic Party believes that Mathebeleland is under siege from ZANU PF propagandists who are attacking us from all fronts be it socially, economically, culturally, politically, educati...
by Mbonisi Gumbo MRP secretary for information and publicity

Vote of no confidence against Zanu-PF's Langa hits a brick wall

18 May 2014 | 1817 Views
An attempt to pass a vote of no confidence against Zanu PF Matabeleland South chairperson Andrew Langa ahead of the party's December national congress has hit a brick wall.This follows a w...
by Staff Reporter

UK based Zimbabweans petition govt over land

16 May 2014 | 1583 Views
SOME Zimbabweans in the Diaspora have petitioned Government to assist them acquire farming land in a development reflecting a major change in discourse and attitude towards tenure reforms by a constit...
by Takunda Maodza

'Just discovered very dangerous structures in Bulawayo, BCC do something please' - WhatsApp update

13 May 2014 | 3963 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 Resident

Giant crocodile attacks, eats fisherman

11 May 2014 | 3577 Views
A 34-year-old Kariba man was viciously attacked and devoured by a giant crocodile in a horrendous incident while he was fishing with a friend.The police have since cautioned residents against ...
by Staff Reporter

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