BCC urged to stop hiring ‘untested’ private contractors
In reponse, deputy mayor Mlandu Ncube said as council, they also wish to stop using private contractors, but lack of resources precludes them from doing so.
By ZANELE NDLOVU Mar. 10, 2023
‘Slash senior citizens’ bills by 50%’
Council’s finance and development committee chairperson, Tawanda Ruzive said allowing the elders to pay half bills would cripple council operations.
By ZANELE NDLOVU Mar. 8, 2023
Corruption at passport offices riles residents
Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association secretary Bekithemba Dube said something has to be done urgently so as to rein in the corrupt elements.
By Nizbert Moyo Feb. 20, 2023
Vendors accused of selling drugged cookies
SOME vendors at school gates in Bulawayo are allegedly selling such edibles as cookies laced with drugs.
By Patricia Sibanda Feb. 6, 2023
Zesa workers in bribes storm
One resident Mthulisi Bhebhe of Nkulumane described Zesa staff’s alleged shenanigans as unprofessional and corrupt.
By EMMANUEL MPOFU Jan. 30, 2023
Byo’s main roads receive facelift
Most roads in the city are heavily infested with potholes, and this has been worsened by incessant rains.
By Mpumelelo Moyo Jan. 18, 2023
‘BCC should engage ZRP to handle the violent street vendors’
Informal traders and municipal police have occasionally had running battles that have sometimes turned violent.
By Patricia Sibanda Jan. 4, 2023
Byo residents protest over ‘exorbitant’ rates
Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) vice-chairperson Patricia Tshabalala said some of the residents had their furniture confisticated by council after failing to pay bills.
By Mpumelelo Moyo Nov. 24, 2022
Pumula South stands dispute escalates
Bulawayo deputy mayor Mlandu Ncube said the beneficiaries were still in talks with the council.
By Patricia Sibanda Nov. 14, 2022
Nigerian senator found guilty of trafficking man to UK for kidney