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The city of Bulawayo has called for nominations for 120 Iconic Bulawayo Citizens who will be documented as part of celebrations for the city's 120th anniversary.On Tuesday, mayor Martin Mo...Read more

BCC invites nominations for 'City Legends'

22 October 2014 | 1062 Views
The city of Bulawayo has called for nominations for 120 Iconic Bulawayo Citizens who will be documented as part of celebrations for the city's 120th anniversary.On Tuesday, mayor Martin Mo...

by Staff reporter

Cheeky granny (73) kills hubby (77) with bare hands

22 October 2014 | 2319 Views
BULAWAYO - HELL hath no fury like a woman scorned! This old adage by one of the world's renowned writers Shakespeare, aptly describes the tragedy that befell a North End man who was beaten...

by Staff reporter

HIV+ couple slapped with 39 months jail term for abortion

22 October 2014 | 1468 Views
AN HIV-positive couple has been slapped with 39 months imprisonment which was wholly suspended for 945 hours of community services for terminating a three-month-old pregnancy using an unknown drug...

by Court reporter

Jilted woman torches self in love dispute

21 October 2014 | 3514 Views
GWANDA - A JILTED 22-year-old woman, Vimbai Galustus is battling for her life at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after reportedly burnt herself with fire following a scuffle with her husband...

by Staff reporter

Drunk pupils thoroughly bash Maths teacher

21 October 2014 | 5123 Views
TWO highly intoxicated pupils from Good Hope College in Pumula South reportedly shocked their school mates when they thoroughly bashed their Maths teacher after he tried to restrain them from figh...

by Staff reporter

Widow stones in-laws at suicide wake

21 October 2014 | 2100 Views
ANTI-RIOT police had to be called, to restore order at a funeral wake of a Sizinda man, who committed suicide over his wife's alleged infidelity, on Sunday evening. Memory Sibanda reportedly r...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Wife saves boyfriend's number as 'malume'

21 October 2014 | 5520 Views
A 34-YEAR-OLD man allegedly bashed his wife after she received a call on her mobile phone from a suspected boyfriend, whose number was saved as "Malume".This came to light yesterday when Richa...

by Staff reporter

Moyo sucked into Grace Mugabe rally case

21 October 2014 | 4448 Views
BULAWAYO Provincial Affairs minister Eunice Nomthandazo Sandi Moyo has been sucked into a Zanu-PF member's court case in which the accused is alleged to have disrupted the First Lady Grace Mugabe's "m...

by Staff reporter

MDC-T youths bay for suspended Hlalo's blood

20 October 2014 | 2393 Views
Members of the MDC-T Bulawayo province youth executive Monday took a dig at suspended Senator Matson Hlalo who successfully contested the results of provincial elections and barred recently elected ch...

by Makhosi Sibanda

Mother of six 'shocked' to death after getting BCC bill

20 October 2014 | 5946 Views
BULAWAYO - A woman from Pumula South suburb collapsed and later died in hospital after receiving a notice of intention to attach her property from the city council of unpaid bill of $306....

by Staff Reporter

MDC-T's Lovemore Moyo battling for his life after horrific accident

20 October 2014 | 4871 Views
Former parliamentary speaker and MDC-T national chairperson Lovemore Moyo, was on Sunday involved in a horrific crash that left him battling for his life at a hospital in Bulawayo.According t...

by Staff reporter

'Satanist' pastor bashed by a mob

19 October 2014 | 3479 Views
IN an unprecedented incident that left tongues wagging, a mob from Sizinda suburb in Bulawayo reportedly ran amok and beat up a local pastor whom they accused of being a satanist.Pastor Aaron ...

by Lungile Tshuma

Hlalo wins court case, fired from MDC-T

19 October 2014 | 1727 Views
THE High Court has barred recently elected MDC-T Bulawayo chairperson Councillor Gift Banda from assuming office after Senator Matson Hlalo successfully contested the results of provincial elections t...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Man slips and dies on pavement

18 October 2014 | 4305 Views
A 58-year-old Bulawayo man died on the spot after he slipped and fell bashing his head on the edge of a pavement  in the city centre.The incident happened at the corner of Fort Stre...

by Staff reporter

High Court shames MDC-T, nullifies chairman nomination

18 October 2014 | 1731 Views
The High Court here has issued a provisional order nullifying the electoral nomination of Bulawayo deputy mayor Gift Banda to be provincial chairman two weeks ago.In his ruling yesterday, ...

by Staff reporter

MLF member acquitted

18 October 2014 | 1594 Views
One of the members of the secessionist Matabeleland Liberation Front (MLF) trio, Charles Thomas, accused of trying to topple President Robert Mugabe's government, has been acquitted.Former...

by Staff reporter

12-member gang stabbing in school investigated

18 October 2014 | 2712 Views
A 12-member gang of bullies are believed to be behind the stabbing of a Form 4 pupil at Njube High School in Bulawayo.Bulawayo Provincial Education Director Dan Moyo said that a team of psych...

by Staff Reporter

Herald journalist stripped of his clothes

18 October 2014 | 4320 Views
A female security officer at the Harare International Airport allegedly forced Justin Mutenda, a Herald photographer to take off all his clothes. She went on to soak his clothes in water befor...

by Staff Reporter

Man loses mind after 5 year sex ban

18 October 2014 | 3055 Views
A man from Bulawayo claims he lost his mind after his wife banned him from sex for five years.Roberto Moyo approached the court yesterday seeking a protection order against his wife Leandy Moy...

by Staff Reporter

Primary school teacher takes clothes off in front of pupils

18 October 2014 | 4026 Views
Parents with children who attend Tategulu Primary School in Cowdray Park fear for the well being of their children after a teacher allegedly took off all her clothes in front before pupils.The...

by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF supporter arrested for disrupting Grace Mugabe rally

18 October 2014 | 3394 Views
Emmanuel Muzorera, 34, a Zanu-PF supporter based in Gweru who was arrested and taken to Bulawayo Central Police, has appeared in court for disrupting First Lady, Grace Mugabe's Bulawayo rally....

by Staff reporter

'Unity Accord outlived purpose,' says Senior Zanu-PF official

18 October 2014 | 2337 Views
ZANU-PF Bulawayo provincial chairperson Professor Callistus Ndlovu has said the 1987 Unity Accord has outlived its purpose and is now being abused by power-hungry officials to achieve selfish ends....

by Nduduzo Tshuma

10 Bulawayo groups dump Crisis Coalition

17 October 2014 | 1949 Views
CRISIS in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiCZ) yesterday suffered a major blow after 10 organisations from Bulawayo pulled out of the umbrella body, citing centralisation of power and decision making....

by Staff reporter

'Fight over the MDC-T logo overtaken by events,' says Judge

17 October 2014 | 2990 Views
THE fight over the MDC-T logo and campaign materials between the party and four members who had rebelled against the MDC-T and chose to stand as independent candidates at last year's elections, c...

by Staff reporter

Gwegwerere's photos with a Bulawayo raunchy dancer go viral online

17 October 2014 | 5852 Views
Former Dynamos striker Evans Gwegwerere's photos with a Bulawayo raunchy dancer Thandie "Phongo" Sibindi have gone viral online.Evans, a married man, is seen in the photos have a nice tim...

by Staff reporter

Mubobobo man caught in action at bank

17 October 2014 | 7919 Views
THERE was chaos outside a Bulawayo bank when angry depositors who were sleeping in a queue waiting to withdraw cash vented their frustrations on a man who was allegedly caught using mubobobo on a woma...

by Gibson Mhaka

Council launches '120 iconic Bulawayo residents' campaign

17 October 2014 | 1777 Views
The Bulawayo City Council has launched a campaign to identify the city's 120 influential residents, as part of the city's 120 year anniversary celebrations.Bulawayo attained town status on...

by Lesley Moyo (Radio Dialogue)

Lupane State University to relocate from Bulawayo

17 October 2014 | 2979 Views
President Robert Mugabe on Thursday officiated at the graduation ceremony of 484 graduands from the Lupane State University (LSU) amid pledges to start a phased relocation of the institution from Bula...

by Staff reporter

Over 2,000 jobs for Bulawayo residents

17 October 2014 | 3785 Views
THE hosting of the African Union Under 20 African Region Five Youth Games in Bulawayo has created more than 2,000 jobs for residents, especially the youth, a minister has said.Welcoming Fi...

by Business Reporter

Man loses breast in scuffle over cash power

16 October 2014 | 3882 Views
BULAWAYO - Nkulumane residents were last Friday treated to a free drama when two tenants who are siblings clashed in bloody fight over prepaid electricity.It is reported that the two sibli...

by Staff reporter

Grace Mugabe threatens to withdraw donations for Bulawayo women

16 October 2014 | 5344 Views
First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday threatened to withdraw aid for tired, hungry and sun burnt women who stood and left while she was addressing her eighth meet-the-people rally at Amazulu Sports Cl...

by Staff reporter

$20 000 maintenance debt haunts city man

16 October 2014 | 2533 Views
BULAWAYO - IF you thought children were cheap, ask a Bulawayo man who has accrued a whooping $20 000 maintenance within a year.Dean Anthony Thedvall, an employee at Drummond, a poultry co...

by Court reporter

Pirate taxis give Byo cops torrid time, operators call for stiff penalties

16 October 2014 | 2374 Views
BULAWAYO - TRAFFIC cops in the city might face a herculean task of dealing with several rowdy taxi drivers driving unregistered vehicles amid reports that there are more than 750 pirate taxis agai...

by Staff reporter

Grace Mugabe lambasts Bulawayo women

16 October 2014 | 3496 Views
First Lady Grace Mugabe says she is patient and loving, but dare disrespect and you will see her true colours.Some hungry, tired and sun burnt women in Bulawayo learnt this the hard way after...

by Staff reporter

Man bashes mum over isitshwala

16 October 2014 | 1960 Views
A MAN from Nketa Suburb in Bulawayo allegedly assaulted his mother after she refused to give him isitshwala, which she had left in a pot, telling him the portion was for his sibling.The man, ...

by Staff reporter

'Bulawayo leaders lack vision,' says Grace Mugabe

15 October 2014 | 3341 Views
The First Lady, Dr Grace Mugabe says lack of vision and inefficiency of the political leadership in Bulawayo has cost the party and contributed to the decline in service delivery in the city.S...

by Staff reporter

Grace blasts Byo leadership, claims factionalism is rampant in the province

15 October 2014 | 2270 Views
FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has described Zanu PF leaders in Bulawayo as lazy and power hunger at the expense of suffering people arguing that the party was failing to dislodge the MDC-T party in elec...

by Ndou Paul

'Bulawayo leaders will never rule Zimbabwe' - Grace Mugabe

15 October 2014 | 11875 Views
In her last cross-country tour, Meeting the people, the First Lady held at the AmaZulu Sports Club in Bulawayo today, the First Lady Grace Mugabe said Bulawayo leaders will never rule Zimbabwe if the...

by Staff Reporter

MLF treason trial judgment date set

15 October 2014 | 1708 Views
JUDGMENT for Mthwakazi Liberation Front (MLF) activist Charles Thomas charged with treason for allegedly planning to topple President Robert Mugabe's government through unconstitutional means, has bee...

by Staff reporter

'Joshua Nkomo turning in his grave,' says Grace Mugabe

15 October 2014 | 2990 Views
Zimbabwe's late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo would be disappointed by the current factional fights bedevilling the ruling Zanu PF party, First Lady Grace Mugabe said on Tuesday.She was addressi...

by Staff reporter

MDC-T squabbles spill into courts

15 October 2014 | 1330 Views
The fight for MDC-T Bulawayo Provincial chairship post spilled into the courts yesterday with the losing candidate, Matson Hlalo, filling an application at the High Court to interdict the newly el...

by Staff reporter

MDC-T split, just a rumour

15 October 2014 | 2011 Views
The former MDC-T Matebeleland North provincial chairperson, Sengezo Tshabangu's driver, yesterday professed ignorance over the split within the party, saying he had no knowledge of the Tendai Biti...

by Staff reporter

Dr Grace Mugabe meets Bulawayo residents

15 October 2014 | 2307 Views
Zanu-PF chairperson for Bulawayo, Professor Callistus Ndlovu, on Tuesday said the province was ready for First Lady Grace Mugabe's eighth rally at AmaZulu Sports Club today.Prof Ndlovu said: "...

by Staff Reporter

BCC proposes 4% tariffs increase

15 October 2014 | 1021 Views
Bulawayo City Council yesterday proposed a double-pronged 2015 budget that seeks to either increase tariffs by a margin of 4% or maintain the status quo, suggesting the adoption of the 4% tariff h...

by Staff reporter

Bosso's bad boy convicted, ordered to perform 75 hours community service

14 October 2014 | 3270 Views
PREMIERSHIP'S bad boy Mthulisi Maphosa was yesterday convicted by a Bulawayo magistrate on charges of assaulting his girlfriend and her friends and has been ordered to perform community service. ...

by Staff reporter

Girl, 8, unwittingly expose cheating mom

14 October 2014 | 8183 Views
AN eight-year-old girl unwittingly revealed that her mother was involved in an alleged extramarital affair after she asked her father how possible it was for her to have two fathers, since her mother ...

by Staff reporter

Cop killer taxman faces murder charges

14 October 2014 | 3218 Views
BULAWAYO - THE pirate taxi driver who allegedly caused the death of a traffic cop last week, after he dragged him for about 100 metres, as he tried to arrest him for loading passengers at an undesigna...

by Staff Reporter

City man slapped with $10 000 damages for bedding neighbour's wife

14 October 2014 | 5261 Views
BULAWAYO - A man who bedded his neighbor's wife will rue the day he fell to the temptation after the woman's husband slapped him with a $10,000 lawsuit for adultery.Naison Haruzivishe, wh...

by Court reporter

Mental-ill child killer spared jail, sent to hospital

14 October 2014 | 1201 Views
BULAWAYO - A mad man who killed his neighbour's 12-year-old son by stabbing him several times all over his body, claiming he heard strange voices that were ordering him to commit the crime has bee...

by Court reporter

MDC-T senator to sue Tsvangirai

14 October 2014 | 2942 Views
A Tsvangirai led Movement for Democratic Change Senator, Matson Hlalo, is reportedly set to approach the courts seeking to overturn the MDC-T Bulawayo provincial elections in which he lost to the city...

by Staff Reporter

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