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Bulawayo celebrates 75 years

by Staff reporter
02 Nov 2018 at 05:56hrs | Views
BULAWAYO is set to celebrate its Annual Civic Service to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its declaration as a city on Sunday, November 4 at the Celebration Church at 1000hrs.

City Council Senior Public Relations Officer, Mrs Nesisa Mpofu, said this year's Annual Civic Service coincidentally falls on the exact day when Bulawayo was declared a city.

Bulawayo was declared a city on November 4, 1943 and every year, a Civic Service to commemorate and celebrate the declaration of Bulawayo as a city is held on a Sunday near 4 November.

"Annually, a divine church service is held at the incumbent Mayor's Church and in this particular case it is going to be conducted by the Celebration Church Bulawayo located at 76 Josiah Tongogara Street and Leopold Takawira Avenue," she said.

Mrs Mpofu said the church service will be conducted by the Mayor's Chaplain, with councillors, council staff and members of the public in attendance. She invited members of the public to celebrate their city together with the city fathers.

"It is a Civic function which is open to all

Source - chronicle
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