Gokwe district is sparsely vegetated, which makes the soil susceptible to erosion by natural causes

EMA, WWF tackle soil erosion menace

Locadia Mavhudzi Midlands Correspondent The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has partnered with World Wide Fund for Nature WWF to embark on soil erosion control in Gokwe-Chireya area under the H...
Cde Hlongwane

Mnangagwa-linked gang runs riot

Midlands Bureau BUSINESS temporarily came to a halt at the Kwekwe Long Distance Bus Terminus last Friday when two rival groups of youths — “Al-Shabaab” and an unnamed one — clashed over the control o...

Weed popcorn hits Gweru

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau GWERU has been hit by a new glut of drugs where youths are mixing marijuana and popcorn to form a concoction which they now call weed popcorn, The Herald has learnt...

Hailstorm damages school

Manicaland Bureau PROPERTY worth thousands of dollars was destroyed after a hailstorm blew off the roof of a classroom block at Chirarwe Secondary School in Ward 15, Mutasa Central constituency, Muta...

Shurugwi budget hailed

Sukoluhle Ndlovu Midlands Correspondent Shurugwi residents have hailed the town’s proposed 2018 budget which is aimed at improving service delivery. Shurugwi Town Council recently proposed a $4 milli...

Drunk church regalia-clad cop bashed

Freedom Mupandedemo Midlands Bureau A POLICEMAN based at Mtapa Police Station in Gweru is recovering in hospital after he was attacked by imbibers while drinking beer clad in apostolic sect regalia. ...

Gweru gives debtors ultimatum

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau Gweru City Council has given its debtors up the end of this month to come up with payment plans, failing which the local authority will engage lawyers and attach pr...
Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa

Kwekwe terror groups must be disarmed

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau FORMER Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly sponsored a Kwekwe based terror group al-Shabaab that attacked his perceived opponents in Midlands province with...
John Holder

Low voter registration figures worrisome

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau ZANU-PF Midlands provincial secretary for finance Cde John Holder yesterday bemoaned the low turnout by people in the province to register to vote in harmonised ele...
Ms Gwatipedza

Gweru needs $30m for sewer

Sukoluhle Ndlovu Midlands Correspondent GWERU City Council requires $30 million to overhaul its sewer system, which is failing to meet the demand of the city’s growing population. The city has two se...
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Man beaten up for knocking on toilet

Amanda Chikari Midlands Reporter A 24-YEAR-OLD man from Zvishavane has been fined $100 after he assaulted a fellow tenant who continued to knock on the toilet door as he relieved himself. Isaya Shoko...

Buchwa cop shoots self

Sukoluhle Ndlovu Midlands Correspondent A cop based at Buchwa Police Station in Mberengwa shot and killed himself following a domestic dispute. The now deceased police constable has been identified a...
Cde Hlongwane

Bring to book Kwekwe ‘boo boys’: PCC

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau ZANU-PF Midlands provincial leadership yesterday said police investigating party hooligans who booed the First Family during the Bulawayo Presidential Youth Interfa...