Gweru

Gweru

National News
Gweru residents are headed for a dry spell amid reports that the local authority plans to decommission Gwenoro Dam, the city’s main water supply, next Monday. ...
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National News
Preparations for the establishment of a college of medicine and a School of Mining Engineering at Midlands State University are at an advanced stage. ...
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National News Politics
ZAPU officials who were implicated in the newly formed Zapu faction that passed a vote-of-no-confidence on Dumiso Dabengwa’s leadership have denied being involved in the alleged split. ...
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70-year-old gunman escapes jail
A 70-year-old local man was on Thursday lucky to escape a jail term after he was found guilty of discharging a firearm in a dispute involving prospecting for gold in an illegal area. ...
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Other Sport Sport
BISMARK Bobojani from Harare clinched the second leg of the National Chess Grand Prix held at Chaplin High School in Gweru over the weekend. ...
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News
A YOUTHFUL musical group, Vatican Delegates, has taken Gweru by storm with their melodious and danceable mbira sounds. ...
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National News
Ten Gweru councillors last Friday underwent voluntary HIV counseling and testing as a way of encouraging the public to undergo similar tests. ...
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Soccer Sport
CHAPUNGU got off to a winning start when they silenced Gwanda Ramblers 2-0 in a Central Soccer League (CSL) match played at Ascot Stadium, Gweru, on Sunday. ...
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National News
GWERU mayor Tedious Chimombe says his council has started scouting for private property developers to partner the local authority in developing housing stands. ...
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National News
Riot police yesterday went on the rampage beating up touts at TM and Kudzanai bus terminus after a police officer was allegedly knocked down by a commuter omnibus. ...
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National News Politics
An MDC-T councillor was assaulted by a party youth activist last Sunday in a suspected case of factionalism in the race for the Gweru Urban parliamentary seat. ...
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National News Politics
MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai will lead his party to Gweru this weekend for the official launch of the “YES” vote campaign ahead of the March 16 constitutional referendum. ...
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National News
GWERU residents in ward 10 have written a petition to council over non-collection of refuse and have threatened to take the matter up with Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo if the issue is not addressed urgently. ...
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Gweru’s Go Beer taken to court
THE Local Authorities Pension Fund (LAPF) has taken Gweru municipality beer concern, Go Beer Breweries, to court over an estimated $200 000 pension fund debt. ...
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National News
A major showdown is looming between Gweru City Council and its employees after the latter demanded a 50% salary hike which could push the local authority’s salary bill to $18 million against a budget of $10 million. ...
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News Politics
GWERU — Nyasha Mkahlera, son of former Gweru urban MP Timothy Mkahlera, has thrown his hat into the ring and wants to contest next year’s parliamentary elections on an MDC-T ticket. ...
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News
GWERU — The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has opened an office in Gweru in a bid to spread tourism development across the country. ...
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National News Politics
ZANU PF Bulawayo province faces a headache over the selection of delegates to the party’s annual conference in Gweru as its structures are in tatters. ...
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News
GWERU Provincial Hospital has tabled project proposals worth over $1,4 million to build and upgrade numerous facilities, which include a new mortuary, intensive care unit and incinerator. ...
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News
GWERU — Officer-in-Charge of Mtapa Police Station in Gweru, Shadman Fungulani, together with three other junior officers, appeared in court yesterday facing charges of stealing gold ore. ...
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News
GWERU City Council has bought two state-of-the-art water pumps in a bid to improve water service delivery, a senior council official has said. ...
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Student leader jailed
GWERU - Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) president Pride Mukono was yesterday denied bail and detained for the next fortnight by a Gweru magistrate for contempt of court. ...
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News
Gweru — The business community in Gweru has urged the government to come up with a position on ways to tax the informal sector in the 2013 Budget if Treasury is to broaden its revenue collection base. ...
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News
GWERU City Council has started inviting tenders for the installation of solar-powered traffic lights at all major roads in the city. ...
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A 33-year-old man from Gweru who lured a mentally ill woman into a kitchen hut before raping her has been remanded in custody to October 18 for trial. ...
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