Cholera cases decline in Byo

Zimbabwe has been grappling with a cholera outbreak since February 2023, with the number of cases increasing across the country.
By Nizbert Moyo May. 2, 2024

Thorngrove Hospital understaffed

BCC’s health services director Edwin Sibanda yesterday said the situation had worsened compared to the period during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Daniel Moyo Feb. 8, 2024

BCC moots ban on child burials

Councillors have been pushing residents to consider cremating their deceased relatives as the city is running out of burial space, but the proposal has been fiercely resisted.
By CITE Jan. 7, 2023

Byo diarrhoea cases decline

Council’s health services director Edwin Sibanda  confirmed the decline in recorded cases of diarrhoea.
By Nizbert Moyo Jan. 5, 2023

Demand for burial space spikes in Byo

This was revealed in the latest council minutes on cemeteries and cremations.
By Silas Nkala Dec. 12, 2022

BCC winds up polio vaccination programme

Polio is a life-threatening disease that can affect the brain and spinal cord. It can cause paralysis or even death.
By Zanele Ndlovu Nov. 1, 2022

Residents hail BCC’s maternal care programme

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has been lauded by residents for providing maternal care.
By Emmanuel Mpofu Oct. 28, 2022

Chickenpox scare at Byo school

The disease is caused by a germ called varicella-zoster virus. Most people get the virus, while they are still young if they are not vaccinated for chickenpox.
By Mpumelelo Moyo Oct. 13, 2022