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Donkey thefts up, abattoir blamed

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief SILOBELA and Zhombe villagers are living in fear of having their donkeys wiped out by thieves who are allegedly stocking up in anticipation of the opening of th...
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Council earmarks $1,3m to service stands

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau Gweru City Council has set aside $1,3 million to service new Mkoba 21 stands as the local authority seeks to increase the city’s housing units from 27 500. Gweru ma...
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Cop duped of $2 500 in car deal

Sharon Chiware Midlands Reporter A 34-YEAR-OLD man from Gweru has been arrested for allegedly duping a police officer of $2 500 after promising to buy him a car at a Messenger of Court auction. Manye...
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Man rapes wife’s sister

Amanda Chikari Midlands Reporter A 33-year-old man from Mberengwa has been arrested for allegedly raping his 15-year-old sister-in-law in the bush and later locking her in his bedroom. The man, from ...

Shurugwi proposes $4m budget

Locadia Mavhudzi Herald Reporter Shurugwi Town Council has proposed a $4 million budget for 2018, with the council prioritising the purchase of equipment to improve service delivery in the small mini...

Council, miners on collision course

Munyaradzi Doma in Zvishavane Mberengwa Rural District Council is on a collision course with miners who are not paying their $10 mining levy annually. The authorities argue that they have tried by al...

ZEC turns away 978 people in Gokwe

Locadia Mavhudzi Midlands Reporter Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) officials have turned away 978 people under the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) national blitz in Gokwe for various r...

Gweru council issues ultimatum

Blessings Chidakwa Midlands Correspondent Gweru City Council has given residents and companies a one-month ultimatum to settle their bills, failure of which it will attach property to recover $55 mil...
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Kwekwe Council wins labour dispute

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Kwekwe City Council has won a 16-year-old labour dispute against its former employee Dr Alva Senderayi after the Supreme Court quashed the High Court decision dec...

Gweru residents hail council budget

Blessings Chidakwa Midlands Bureau GWERU residents have hailed council for appreciating their plight by reducing the 2018 proposed budget by $2 million. The council last week proposed a $38 million b...