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January 12, 2019 3:27 PM First Gweru private cemetery opens

A Gweru-based land developer has opened the city’s first private cemetery.Destiny Memorial Park, with 50 000 graves, is located along the Gweru-Chiwundura road in a new suburb called Northern Heights and has a life span of over 60 years according to one of its directors Mr Runyararo Muzondo. With most cemeteries in Gweru notably Mtapa close to the central 413

January 7, 2019 6:38 AM Dr Mutamiri new Anglican bishop

Dr Farai Mutamiri was yesterday consecrated as the new bishop of the Anglican Church’s Diocese of Harare, Church of the Province of Central Africa at the City Sports Centre. The consecration was later followed by his enthronement at the Cathedral of St Mary and All Saints in the afternoon. He replaces Bishop Chad Gandiya, who retired at the end of last year. Bishop 64

January 6, 2019 3:45 PM Egypt policeman killed defusing bomb near Coptic church

A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials say. Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and an onlooker. The device was one of two hidden in a bag on a roof by the church in Nasr City outside Cairo. It comes two days before 66

January 5, 2019 8:15 AM Residents slam proposed water rationing Helen Kadirire

Harare residents have warned that the water-rationing regime mulled by the city will further plunge the capital city into a disease outbreak era. Community Water Alliance national coordinator Hildaberta Rwambiwa told the Daily News that they had warned council on the need to protect the city’s catchment areas but to no avail. Rwambiwa’s remarks come as Harare 71

January 1, 2019 1:46 AM Pay civil servants in hard currency: Chamisa

Government should make efforts to pay civil servants salaries in foreign currency, MDC president Nelson Chamisa has said. This comes as the on-going strike by doctors has entered its fourth week, after the government failed to address their grievances and demands — resulting in operations at public health institutions being severely affected by the industrial 70

December 31, 2018 6:21 AM Residents owe Chitungwiza $70,2m

Chitungwiza Municipality’s ability to deliver services has been compromised by the increase in the money it is now owed by ratepayers, which has increased from $65,5 million in August to $70,2 million. Commercial clients owe the local authority $27,4, while residents owe $42,8 million. Finance director Mrs Evangelista Machona said council operations 67

December 28, 2018 5:37 PM Harare budgets $52m for roads

Harare City Council (HCC) has set aside a budget of over $50 million to repair the capital city’s dilapidated and pot hole-infested roads with effect from January 2019. Harare mayor Hebert Gomba said the road rehabilitation programme is set to start early January as the council is targeting to repair 10 roads per ward around Harare’s suburbs and Central 73

December 27, 2018 1:42 AM Sanyati to charge $1 per school child

Sanyati Rural District Council has resolved to introduce a $1 levy per year for every school pupil in the district towards school infrastructure insurance against natural disasters. Sanyati said the special levy would apply to all council, Government and church-run schools in the district. According to full council minutes of the Social Services Committee 56

December 22, 2018 11:05 AM Tshisanyama in closure fears

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) might consider shutting down popular leisure spot, Hartsfield Tshisanyama as the Bulawayo Metropolitan Rugby and Football Board (BMFRB) is in breach of their 2010 lease agreement with the local authority. BMRFB run Hartsfield Rugby Football Grounds which has transformed into the popular Hartsfield Tshisanyama, a hub of entertainment 72

December 18, 2018 10:37 AM Hamilton under fire for Stevenage ‘slums’ comment

Lewis Hamilton has been criticised by his home town for saying it was his dream to “get out of the slums”. The Formula 1 racing driver made the comment on stage last night at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. He seemed to immediately backtrack but the leader of Stevenage Borough Council said it was “disappointing” and people felt “very offended 59