Farmers pin hopes on village banks

Matabeleland South province has continued to experience a recurrence of droughts since the 1980s amid calls by agricultural experts for farmers to resort to smart agriculture.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 26, 2024

Former councillor caught up in brothels storm

The Shangani community has complained about this saying sex work was now commonplace in the area with many shops and properties in Insiza turned into brothels.
By Sharon Sibindi Feb. 25, 2024

Village heads up for selling State land

Nyathi and Nyamande are resettled farmers on gazetted State land.
By Jerssie Mpofu Feb. 24, 2024

Bulawayo water crisis demands urgent attention

In the latest extension of the water shedding schedule, industrial areas and the central business district would be spared, according to city fathers.
By Newsday Feb. 24, 2024

Plumtree caregivers receive bicycles

Public Service, Labour and Social Affairs deputy minister Mercy Dinha paid tribute to USAid’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance for the assistance.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 22, 2024

Plumtree illegal businesses given notice

The victims include beneficiaries of the land reform programme.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 21, 2024

Horror show: Evicted villagers speak

Government has embarked on a blitz to evict “illegal” settlers from State land amid accusations the exercise is meant to benefit a connected and powerful few.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 19, 2024

‘Charumbira’s utterances cannot go unchallenged’

More than 20 000 people in the two Matabeleland provinces and the Midlands were massacred, according to independent estimates.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 13, 2024

Editorial Comment: Don’t reinvent the wheel

Thousands of innocent people disappeared during the dark period and several women were raped by members of Five Brigade and suspected dissidents.
By The Standard Feb. 11, 2024