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Mnangagwa, Holland in peace push

18 December 2014 | 1891 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 | 3251 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 | 2448 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 | 3350 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

'Matabeleland cannot continue screaming and kicking in agony inside the belly of the beast'

01 December 2014 | 2014 Views
As vividly evidenced by the current political upheavals, the surrogate mother Zimbabwe is moaning, what you see happening now is nothing but labour pains. Those in the know will tell you that at this...
by Israel Dube MLO Secretary for Information and Publicity

Welshman Ncube, Sekai Holland to lead the Democratic Union

26 November 2014 | 5732 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 | 5709 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 | 2186 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Bosso ends disappointing league race in position 5

24 November 2014 | 3560 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 | 1743 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

Questions to the People of Matebeleland

23 November 2014 | 2850 Views
These are very interesting and yet scary times in the Zimbabwean body politic. Perhaps it isn't an overstatement to claim that since Gukurahundi, we have not seen so much political mudslinging, divis...
by Ndzimu-unami Emmanuel Moyo

Landlord bashes up tenant over unpaid rent

22 November 2014 | 1534 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 | 1447 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 | 3746 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 | 6386 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 | 1274 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 | 3901 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

PSL results

09 November 2014 | 4906 Views
    Shabanie 2 - 1 HighlandersHow Mine 3 - 0 Bantu RoversTriangle 1 - 0 ChiredziCaps United 1 - 1 Hre CityChapungu 1 - 0 B RhinosHwange 0 - 1 FC Platinum ...
by Staff Reporter

An opportunity to tell your own story

04 November 2014 | 2169 Views
EVERY story always has far reaching effects when it is told by communities in their own voice, images and music of their choice.The story of Matabeleland has not yet been told in a way whi...
by Moyo Roy

'Cruel' landlord dragged to court for abusing tenants

04 November 2014 | 3761 Views
HARARE - A land lord has been dragged to Court by his tenant for alleged abuse including digging a trench across his house's main gate to ensure his tenants would not park their cars in the yard....
by Court Reporter

Pelandaba Choir wins Ingwebu Dance Competition in style

04 November 2014 | 3253 Views
EXPERIENCED a cappella group Pelandaba Choir on Sunday shrugged off stiff competition from other contestants to win this year's Ingwebu Traditional Dance competition held at Big Bhawa in Makokoba....
by Showbiz Reporter

Bosso ends winless streak

03 November 2014 | 4002 Views
Highlanders 2 - 1 Chiredzi STAND-IN Highlanders coach Mark Mathe, heaved a huge sigh of relief yesterday as the Bulawayo giants ended their seven-match winless streak in all competitions....
by Ricky Zililo

Bosso now a laughing stock, fans fume

03 November 2014 | 4379 Views
Highlanders are no longer a source of pride for their supporters, following their recent pathetic showing in both league and cup games, The Zimbabwean Sport reported.Far from an all-conqu...
by Sports Reporter

Questions to the 10 South Western Nations of Matebeleland

01 November 2014 | 3133 Views
These questions are directed to the 10 Nations, indigenous Nations, inhabiting the land presently (and erroneously) called 'Matebeleland', land in which the Shona have never at any point in history se...
by Ndzimu-unami Emmanuel Moyo

Call for the Formation of a Matebeleland Regional Party

27 October 2014 | 3894 Views
What is apparently clear to any observant eye in the region currently called 'Matebeleland' is that all we have been given is a raw deall in this country called Zimbabwe. It is a total outrage tha...
by Ndzimu-unami Emmanuel Moyo

Orlando Pirate's Meyiwa shot dead

27 October 2014 | 5696 Views
Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malubane has visited the crime scene where Senzo Meyiwa was shot and killed while trying to protect his Afro-Pop singer and girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo....
by Sapa

Highlanders slapped with $3000 fine

23 October 2014 | 3355 Views
EMBATTLED Highlanders have been handed yet another $3 000 fine after pleading guilty to breaching order 31 of the Castle Lager Premier (PSL) rules and regulations when their fans turned rowdy and thr...
by Staff reporter

Gadadi battle brings back sad memories for Mat'land

21 October 2014 | 4343 Views
Thousands of people from all over Matabeleland including political and traditional leaders will on November 8th converge on Gadadi,the historic site of the bloody battle between King Lobhengula's ...
by Thabo Kunene

Highlanders Humiliated Again in 'Fourrare'

20 October 2014 | 3107 Views
Highlanders' woes continued with an embarrassing 3-0 defeat by Harare City at Rufaro on Sunday, to reel out of the Chibuku Super Cup at the semi-final stage.Francisco Zekumbawire, William ...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean player charged for strangling Swaziland referee

19 October 2014 | 3532 Views
Swaziland-based Zimbabwean defender Talent Maphosa grabbed the headlines last week for all the wrong reasons after he was charged for strangling an assistant referee during a Castle Premier Challenge ...
by Staff reporter

Manicaland continues to give Mugabe a headache

18 October 2014 | 2596 Views
MANICALAND has continued to give President Mugabe headaches as it has churned out most of the opposition leaders and parties in the country, a senior Zanu-PF official has said. Addressing thou...
by Staff reporter

Greed tear apart Matebeleland Liberation Orgainsation (MLO)

17 October 2014 | 2580 Views
As posted by Busani Sibanda 'Brian Ndwane' on the MLO Facebook lifetime, I stand to confirm that the allegation are true, MLO 's top leadership has parted ways with them because of their immaturity an...
by Skhosi Ncube

Matebeleland Music & Arts Festival

17 October 2014 | 2977 Views
Sivala umnyaka ngengoma lapho sithi woza 29 November eSloot njengenhlalayenza siyabe sigoqa imnyaka ngengoma ngama CD ethu amasha siwayethula sindawonye. Minyaka yonke siyakwenza lokho won...
by Staff Reporter

'Why are we being treated like illegitimate children' -WhatsApp update

16 October 2014 | 2429 Views
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by Concerned Diasporian

'No Zimbabwean-style land reforms for SA'

16 October 2014 | 2179 Views
Pretoria - The law will not allow South Africa to embark on a land redistribution process similar to that in Zimbabwe, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Thursday....
by Sapa

Revive junior policy now, Bosso urged

14 October 2014 | 2086 Views
KELVIN Kaindu is gone and Mark Mathe is now in charge at Highlanders Football Club. And he got a 4-0 whacking in his first game in charge on Sunday.Now, that's a really bad result - a ...
by Staff Reporter

ZANU PF silences little girl

14 October 2014 | 6515 Views
The Matabeleland South ZANU PF leadership stopped a 14 year old primary school girl from recitation of a some what controversial poem in front of first lady Grace Mugabe in Gwanda on Monday....
by Staff Reporter

Matabele men only good at making babies - Dr Mugabe

17 October 2014 | 26926 Views
First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe says that man from Matabeleland are only good at marrying and making babies instead of developing their areas.Mugabe who recently graduated with a doctorate ...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabweans jailed in Ireland

13 October 2014 | 2485 Views
Two Zimbabweans who were processing fake cheques and credit cards have been jailed by a Belfast judge in Ireland. They were arrested while in a north Belfast flat that was being used as a...
by Staff reporter

The Harare massacre!

13 October 2014 | 4089 Views
CAPS United 4 - 0 HighlandersIshmael Thindwa, Nicholas Alifandika, Dumisani Ndlovu(own goal) and Kenneth Bulaji were on target for Caps United following the 4-0 thumping of Highlanders in ...
by Staff Reporter

Grace Mugabe's Matabeleland tours begin today

13 October 2014 | 2144 Views
ZANU PF woman of the moment Grace Mugabe heads to Gwanda, Matabeleland South, and today for the sixth leg of her Meet The People Tour where she is expected tom meet  the provincial leadersh...
by Staff reporter

Moral decay as 10 girls are expelled from school due to pregnancy

10 October 2014 | 3176 Views
TEN schoolgirls from Tokwana High School in Bulilima have been reportedly expelled from school as a result of pregnancy, a local tabloid publication reports.Among the ten girls, reports st...
by Staff reporter

Union threatens 'Zimbabwe-style' farm evictions in SA

08 October 2014 | 1763 Views
Cape Town - Zimbabwe-style farm evictions would become inevitable if government proposals on land reform were not immediately implemented to stop mass farm worker evictions, the Building and Allied Wo...
by Natasha Bezuidenhout I Cape Argus

Zimbabwean woman win battle to stay in the UK with English partner

07 October 2014 | 2785 Views
THEY have fought for three years to be together as a couple.And now finally, Molly Jamare, who fled her home country Zimbabwe due to violence and sexual assault, has been granted the right to ...
by Staff reporter

Matabeleland Fashion Week celebrates fashion contributors

07 October 2014 | 2288 Views
MATABELELAND FASHION WEEK which exists to showcase fashion and cultural trends of the people of Matabeleland. With primary purpose is to empower people, societies, businesses and the community to appr...
by Hunnar Management Agency

'Stop harassing vendors', cops urged

07 October 2014 | 1338 Views
FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday blasted members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police saying they should stop harassing women who are into vending at a time when the economy is struggling to perform ...
by Staff reporter

Juju beliefs part of Highlanders' woes

03 October 2014 | 4802 Views
Amidst a host of Highlanders Football Club's problems which all sectors are still battling to dissect is the issue of the use of juju by the team.Information made available to Bulawayo24 b...
by Staff Reporter

Jaguar Land Rover Takes Over Paris Auto Show with Two Global Debuts

03 October 2014 | 3572 Views
• Jaguar and Land Rover reveals key models at Paris Auto Show with Jaguar XE and Land Ro...
by Tech Reporter

Harare organizations continue to mutilate the Ndebele language

30 September 2014 | 3933 Views
This flyer (above) was circulated in Matabeleland last week by a forum of non governmental organizations based in Harare. This violation of the Ndebele language has drawn the ire of civic ...
by Staff Reporter

Teachers must be given land for farming, says Mathema

29 September 2014 | 1888 Views
MATABELELAND North Provincial Minister Cain Mathema says teachers must be allocated land for planting crops as a way of incentivising them.Mathema revealed this while officiating at electricit...
by Staff reporter

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