Cde Ncube

Midlands sends 819 delegates to congress

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau The Midlands Province yesterday dispatched 819 delegates and over 10 buses for the Zanu-PF’s Extraordinary Congress which kicks off in Harare today. Delegates from ...
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Foot and Mouth outbreak hits Mvuma

Locadia Mavhudzi Herald correspondent A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has hit Mvuma District in the Midlands Province and might spread if urgent action is not taken. An official with the Midlands V...

Married man kills self over girlfriend

Sukoluhle Ndlovu Midlands Correspondent A 40-year-old man from Makusha suburb in Shurugwi recently committed suicide by drinking cyanide at his mistress’ home after she had told him that she was no l...
Clr Chikozho

Gweru to ration water

Midlands Reporter THE City of Gweru, left with only a week’s supply of water treatment chemicals, is considering introducing water rationing until the chemicals are restocked. In an interview, mayor ...
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HIV+ rapist dad jailed

Midlands Bureau A 38-year-old HIV positive widower from Kwekwe has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping his eight-year-old daughter. The man, who cannot be named to protect the minor, appe...
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Govt realigns juvenile justice system

Locadia Mavhudzi Midlands Correspondent Government is realigning the juvenile justice system in line with the United Nations standard minimum rules on the administration of juvenile cases, an officia...
Cde Ncube

Minister warns corrupt councils

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Cde Owen Ncube has warned councils against engaging in corrupt activities and urged them to urgently resolve all p...

$80k set aside for housing

Munyaradzi Doma in Zvishavane Runde Rural District Council has set aside $80 000 for next year’s housing developments in Mabasa and Msipani areas, as the local authority seeks to increase revenue sou...

CPU relocating cyclone victims

Locadia Mavhudzi Midlands Correspondent The Civil Protection Unit (CPU) in the Midlands province has started relocating people living in low-lying areas that were affected by floods when tropical Cyc...

Hotel occupancy in Midlands drops

Lovemore Zigara Midlands Correspondent HOTEL occupancy in the Midlands has declined despite the onset of the festive season, mainly because there are limited tourist attractions, hoteliers said in se...

Horseplay ends in tragedy

Sukoluhle Ndlovu Midlands Correspondent A tout from Gweru died last weekend after falling on his back while engaging in horseplay with a fellow tout. Shuvai Tembo (50), a popular tout at the Gweru-Zv...
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Gweru roads project stalls

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau Bitumen World, a company which was contracted by Gweru City Council to resurface the city’s heavily damaged road network, has suspended work amid reports the contra...
Cde Ncube

ZEC registers half a million in Midlands

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau Zanu-PF Midlands Province remains confident of mobilising more than 800 000 people to vote ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections after successfully getting 529 300...