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Outcry Over Steep Passport Fees

STAFF WRITER Zimbabweans based in South Africa have appealed to the Zimbabwe government to review the passport application charges which they said were exorbitant. The government in December last year gazetted a new passport application fee pegged at US$318. The Zimbabwe Community in South Africa (ZCSA), an organisation for Zimbabweans …

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Women Plead With Government Over Bulawayo Water Crisis

STAFF WRITER THE government should deal with the sapping water crisis in Bulawayo as it is compounding the hardships women face daily, a women’s civic organisation has said. Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCOZ), in a statement, said women were at mercy of diseases as they were forced to collect water …

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MDC-A abduction case: Expose or hatchet job?

– Mystery deepens as video evidence emerges – ZBC describes it as ‘almost perfect hatchet job’ – MDC-A says it’s ‘shameful propaganda’ – Prof Moyo points fingers at CIO A documentary showing the movements of Harare West legislator Joana Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova on the day they were …

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Crisis or no crisis in Zimbabwe?

 Ramaphosa changes tact  Magashule says ‘will meet whoever we have to meet’  ZANU PF adamant ANC team here just for them  Will ANC refuse to be bullied by ZANU PF? The African National Congress (ANC) delegation landed in Harare Tuesday night to a lukewarm reception from the nation, opposition parties …

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Residents Fume as BCC discharges dirty water from taps

STAFF WRITER BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has once again come under attack from residents for allegedly releasing contaminated water from taps in the process exposing them to water-borne diseases. This comes after residents on Monday woke up to their taps releasing discolored dirty water. This is hardly months after the …

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BCC blames economy for housing failure

STAFF WRITER THE economy is behind the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) failure to complete housing projects in the last two years, at least according to the metropolitan. Mayor Solomon Mguni, delivering a review of the council performance in the last two years said nine housing projects which targeted availing 2225 …

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DA wanted for impregnating juvenile

                                            Staff Reporter The Zimbabwe Republic Police is hunting for Mutawatawa District Assistant Development Coordinator (formerly assistant district adminstrator) Tichaona Chiwiro who is alleged to have impregnated and married …

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Bindura Town Clerk’s contract extension bid blocked

9 Sep 2020 Staff Reporter Bindura Municipality Town Clerk Shangwa Mavesera’s bid to extend his office tenure beyond retirement age foiled yesterday after councilors voted against it. According to the council’s town clerk services conditions, on reaching 60 years, he should retire. However, it goes further to say the retirement …

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Chinhoyi Council Blames Covid-19 For Poor 2020 Budget Performance

9th September 2020 THE prevailing Covid-19 pandemic has had a negative effect on the Chinhoyi Municipality’s revenue collection efficiency, a development that has led to poor service delivery and slow pace in implementing capital projects. Projects still to be completed include clinic and stadium renovations, installation of solar streetlights and the overhaul of the water [...]

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