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Covid-19 menace: Backlog cases weigh heavily on courts

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:07
Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, Senior Reporter COVID-19 negatively affected the delivery of justice in 2021 leaving the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) with a backlog of 1 642 cases in Bulawayo courts. Officially opening the 2022 Legal Year at the Bulawayo High Court yesterday, Deputy Chief Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza said Covid-19 hugely disrupted court operations and the smooth […]
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BCC financially constrained

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:06
Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter LOCAL authorities are working towards adopting an electronic management system to improve revenue collection and data storage in municipalities. This comes at a time councils such as Bulawayo City Council (BCC) are failing to effectively collect revenue, hampering service delivery. (BCC) is struggling to recover $2,1 billion owed by rate payers, while […]
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GUT-PUNCHED!-Resolute Warriors fall to late Sadio Mane penalty

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:05
Zimbabwe 0-1 Senegal LIVERPOOL star Sadio Mane converted a penalty deep in added time to snatch a fortunate 1-0 win for Senegal over Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener yesterday in Bafoussam. Disaster struck the gallant underdogs when a shot hit the right arm of Kelvin Madzongwe and Mane sent goalkeeper […]
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COMMENT: Election observers are most welcome in Zimbabwe

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:05
THE role of observer missions during elections can never be over-emphasised. Elections are the most important ingredient in any democracy and observer missions ensure transparency, accountability and improvement of elections. Observers make recommendations that shape the future of elections and the choice of electoral systems. They also ensure that women, the youth and vulnerable groups […]
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Legal practitioners hail JSC

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:05
Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, Senior Reporter BULAWAYO legal practitioners have welcomed the move by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to adopt technology and digitise its operations for improved service delivery. Speaking at the opening of the 2022 Legal Year at the Bulawayo High Court yesterday, Deputy Chief Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza said law firms were not spared by […]
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NRZ engages suppliers

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:05
Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Reporter THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has started engaging different suppliers to get quotations for spares and equipment for the railway infrastructure rehabilitation programme before the Government disburses resources to fund the project. Under the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP), Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube set aside […]
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Call for graphic designers to showcase skills

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:05
Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter PROJECT Kamili Creative Agency is preparing to host a talent competition and is calling on graphic designers to register for an opportunity to showcase their design skills. In a Press statement released on Friday, the founder of Project Kamili, Albert Mathema said: “XE Fresh has launched a competition for amateur graphic […]
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Minister Ncube fired

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:05
Harare Bureau PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday fired the Minister of State for National Security Owen Ncube for “conduct that was deemed inappropriate for a Minister of Government”. In a statement announcing the sacking, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda said: “His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Cde ED […]
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LPG prices reduced

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:04
Sikhulekelani Moyo, Business Reporter LIQUEFIED petroleum gas (LPG) users will pay 4,3 percent less this month after the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority reduced the retail price for the commodity in both local and foreign currency. The retail price for LPG has been reviewed to US$2,05 and $222,32 per kilogramme. Last month the regulatory authority set […]
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Suspended Zifa board efforts hit brickwall

Lun, 10/01/2022 - 23:04
Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter MEMBERS of the suspended Zifa board, which had been agitating for the Warriors to be thrown out of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) were left with egg on their faces when Zimbabwe played their opening group match in the finals. So desperate was the suspended Zifa board and its […]
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ED reveals electricity from waste plan

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:07
Patrick Chitumba, Midlands Bureau Chief PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has called for increased investment in the country’s recycling industry which is still taking shape, adding that the current situation whereby refuse in residential areas and business premises goes uncollected for months is unacceptable. The President said there is need to accelerate the promotion of recycling initiatives in […]
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An hour a day to keep Bulawayo clean

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:06
Lumbidzani Dima, Chronicle Reporter DURING his schooldays, Bulawayo resident Mr Tonderai Shoko (37) used to cycle from home in Matsheumhlope to school and the ride was refreshing as the environment was clean. In the intervening years, the situation started deteriorating and Bulawayo lost its status as the country’s most clean city. That public shame, propelled […]
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A snake catcher’s advice to homeowners, residents

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:05
Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter SNAKES are increasingly invading homes in Bulawayo as the rains have disturbed their habitats, forcing them to seek refuge elsewhere. Experts say the country is in the snake season as the reptiles are looking for new habitats after their nests get flooded by the rains. Several residents, particularly in eastern suburbs […]
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Bosso must wake up, smell the coffee

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:05
Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter Suffering from delusions of grandeur can be very catastrophic for such persons especially when reality finally dawns on them. They suddenly realise that they have been living a lie but more crucially, they begin to be embarrassed and feel helpless as they try to live within their means or a […]
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COMMENT: Civil service forex allowance a source of relief

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:05
The Government is continuing to show its commitment towards improving its workers’ welfare by starting to pay them the Covid-19 allowance in foreign currency. Since the pandemic broke out, the Government has been paying the US$75 allowance for every civil servant but the money was only available in local currency at the auction rate. Government […]
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Comedy can be dangerous!…Meet the online joker whose landlord skit led to a public beating

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:05
Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter IT’S a Monday morning and Hidden Sibanda dashes off from his Old Pumula residence and heads to the Bulawayo Central Business district to report for work as an electronics technician. As a father of four and aged 53, he is the sole breadwinner who has a wife who he loves dearly […]
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South Africa extends work exemption permits for Zimbabwean nationals

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:05
Harare Bureau South African work exemption permits for Zimbabweans have been extended by 12 months until the end of this year, but Zimbabwean holders wanting to stay must use this period to apply for an appropriate ordinary permit. Quoting the Government, South African media yesterday widely reported the development saying permit holders would be allowed […]
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‘Warriors will make history at Afcon’

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:04
Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter Former national team left back Cephas Chimedza believes the Warriors will write their own piece of history by qualifying for the next stage of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since making their debut at the 2004 finals. Zimbabwe will be making a fifth appearance at the […]
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What’s your January bankruptcy escape plan?

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:04
Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter WITH the expenses of the festive season and the rising cost of living, in general, leaving us broke, the harsh economic reality is starting to rear its ugly head on people’s lives and many of us are looking for ways to save the little that we have as the New Year […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Private schools bring a-class education to western areas

Ven, 07/01/2022 - 23:04
Bongani Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter Private school education and facilities are no longer the preserve of the eastern suburbs in Bulawayo as a number of such institutions have been built in western areas targeting the swelling population there. A drive around Bulawayo’s high-density areas reveals that there are new school structures dotted around different areas. Parents […]
Categorie: Zimbawe