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Zapu on farm invasions in Matabeleland

19 August 2014 | 1940 Views
ZAPU wishes to express its concern at the increasing wave of farm invasions in Matabeleland. Hired and recruited war veterans, senior government officials and thugs have embarked on an unprecedented l...
by Patrick Ndlovu, ZAPU Deputy Secretary for Information and Publicity

'Street kids' turn to prostitution

17 August 2014 | 2987 Views
GWERU - During the afternoon Elina (not real name) ekes out a living as a beggar, but at night she puts on her best attire, perfume, spots a trendy hairstyle, good enough to attract the high and might...
by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland South women secures gold mining claims

17 August 2014 | 1560 Views
A WOMEN'S mining organisation, United Women Miners Association (UWMA), has secured more than 90 gold mining claims in Matabeleland South through standard tributes agreements.Seven hundred of its membe...
by Staff Reporter

Headmaster refusing to develop school - WhatsApp update

16 August 2014 | 1372 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Cattle rustling syndicate nabbed

16 August 2014 | 1529 Views
A SUSPECTED three-man cattle rustling syndicate from Buhera appeared before Mutare magistrate Sekai Chiundura yesterday charged with stealing over 100 cattle from villagers in different part of Manica...
by Staff Reporter

Former governor turns destitute

13 August 2014 | 4119 Views
FORMER Mashonaland West provincial governor Mudhumeni Chivende has reportedly turned destitute and is struggling to pay for his medication and other basic needs following neglect by his erstwhile Zan...
by Staff Reporter

Dembare fans brutally stab Bosso fan to death

10 August 2014 | 8780 Views
A Highlanders fan was stabbed to death in cold blood by suspected Dynamos supporters after Saturday's epic clash at Babourfields stadium in Bulawayo.The teams' intense rivalry spilled out...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso, DeMbare fans urged to 'show maturity' as the soccer giants clash

09 August 2014 | 2034 Views
Veteran football administrator and Highlanders chief executive officer Ndumiso Gumede has rallied the Kevin Kaindu-coached side rise to the occasion and finally bring an end to Dynamos' dominance over...
by Staff Reporter

Landlady bites lodger's breast in electricity bill row

08 August 2014 | 1830 Views
A MUM of two nearly lost a breast after her caretaker landlady bit her in a fight over an unpaid Zesa bill.Thandeka Ndlovu, 25, of Chinotimba was treated and discharged at Victoria Falls Hospi...
by Leonard Ncube

'No to illegal land allocations'

04 August 2014 | 1807 Views
Government is concerned with the sprouting of unauthorised settlements which are attributed to illegal land deals in communal lands, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing deputy minister...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso, How Mine in battle for supremacy

03 August 2014 | 2266 Views
For the past three weeks, focus has been on the Harare derby between CAPS United and Dynamos.But today, attention shifts to Barbourfields Stadium for a Bulawayo derby confrontation between How...
by Staff Reporter

Massive land scandal uncovered

03 August 2014 | 3273 Views
A massive land scandal in which President Robert Mugabe's name was deceitfully used and thousands of villagers left on the verge of eviction has been unearthed in rural Matabeleland North.The...
by Staff Reporter

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

30 July 2014 | 4463 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 | 8478 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 | 6907 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 | 7218 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 | 2842 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 | 2706 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 | 1861 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 | 1213 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 | 2542 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 | 1712 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 | 1431 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 | 1193 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 | 1121 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 | 2231 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 | 3150 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 | 1623 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 | 4740 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 | 1373 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 | 2113 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 | 2590 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 | 2184 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 | 8229 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 | 2563 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 | 3856 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 | 936 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 | 3875 Views
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by Concerned Parent

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

26 June 2014 | 3941 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 | 2137 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 | 4667 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 | 2532 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 | 1809 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 | 4992 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 | 1278 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 | 2223 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 | 2947 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 | 2916 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 | 7271 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 | 4561 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

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