Dr Sibanda

Govt targets more VTCs

Locadia Mavhudzi Midlands Correspondent Government targets to establish Vocational Training Centres (VTCs) in all districts across the country to empower youths. Speaking at the 17th graduation cerem...
bloody hammer

Woman hammers boyfriend to death

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau A Mberengwa woman went berserk and struck her boyfriend with a hammer on the head several times in a dispute over alleged infidelity. The incident happened last wee...
Deputy Minister Marapira

Inputs distribution hits snag

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent FOREIGN currency shortages have affected procurement of inputs under Command Agriculture and the Presidential Input Support Scheme with indications that less...

Foot and mouth hits Mberengwa

Locadia Mavhudzi Herald Correspondent OVER 3 000 new cases of foot and mouth disease have been reported in Mberengwa District. Midlands veterinary official Dr Munyaradzi Chigiji said 3 548 new cases ...

Man assaults wife over used condom

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief A 40-YEAR-OLD man from Mberengwa will spend the next three months in prison if he fails to pay $90 after he was convicted of assaulting his 30-year-old wife ove...

Gweru Council defends $1,3m job evaluation

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief GWERU City Council Town Clerk Ms Elizabeth Gwatipedza has defended the proposed $3 million job evaluation exercise adopted by the municipality, saying it is pru...

Zinara disburses $2m for road maintenance

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief GWERU City Council has started repairing roads in the Midlands capital after getting over $2 million from the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration. The works ...

Gweru welcomes reinstated Kombayi

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief FORMER Gweru mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi, attended his first full council meeting yesterday following his reinstatement by the High Court as an ordinary councillor...
Mr Guvamombe

JSC redeploys 52 magistrates

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau THE Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has redeployed 52 magistrates across the country in a move that has been seen as a demotion for some magistrates. Some were redu...

Council, Zinwa clash

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau GWERU City Council is up in arms with the Zimbabwe National Water Authority over who bills the Midlands State University and Whawha Prisons. ZINWA is billing and co...

Ex-con unrepentant

Munyaradzi Doma in Zvishavane AN unrepentant Zvishavane ex-convict, who had just been released from jail, will spend another eight months behind bars for stealing from a Good Samaritan who had offere...

Cop fined for theft

Sharon Chiware Midlands Reporter A SHURUGWI-based police officer has been fined $200 for stealing $305 which he had been ordered to hand over to a station in Gweru. Learnmore Tembo (29) of Tongogara ...

Mberengwa rules out tariff hikes in 2018

Munyaradzi Doma in Zvishavane Mberengwa Rural District Council (MRDC) will not hike tariffs next year as it proposed an unchanged $1,8 million budget for 2018. MRDC chief executive officer Mr Julius ...

Vungu RDC unveils $2,5m budget

Lovemore Zigara Midlands Correspondent VUNGU Rural District Council has unveiled a $2,5 million budget for 2018. Vungu RDC chief executive officer Mr Alex Magura said the budget, which is up from the...
Cde Machaya

Zanu-PF endorses suspensions

Freedom Mupanedemo and Munyaradzi Musiiwa ZANU-PF Midlands Province yesterday endorsed the suspension of 43 members and recommended the expulsion of three accused of working with former Vice Presiden...