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GCC to cut 2020 budget

By Martin Mawaya The Gweru City Council has relented to the residents outcry over high tariffs demanded in the $1,8billion 2020 budget, is set to convene a special council meeting on Monday to consider reducing the figures. Mayor Councillor Josiah Makombe said council has listened to the residents’ concerns and ...

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Poor drainage system in Gweru

By Assist Vutabwashe Recent heavy rains that pummeled in Gweru have caused extensive damage to property after water moving above the ground surface flooded into some houses due to poor and blocked drainage system especially in the high density areas. Social media was awash with pictures of rainwater flowing into ...

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Mponda appointed JIFORM coordinator Southern Africa

By Martin Mawaya The Journalist International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) has appointed seasoned media practitioner and Editor-in-chief of The Sun newspaper, Willie Mponda as the forum’s Southern Africa coordinator. In a statement released after the association’s successful global migration summit held in Abuja, Nigeria recently the president and executive director ...

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