MDC blames Zanu PF youths after man murdered outside Kwekwe constituency office

MDC blames Zanu PF youths after man murdered outside Kwekwe constituency office 1

HARARE – Police are investigating after a man was killed outside a constituency office of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Kwekwe on Friday. Officers responded after reports of a man lying dead just meters from the MDC office, which the local MP says was illegally seized by Zanu PF youths who have been using it as a “terror base”. The identity of the victim was yet to be established but Mbizo MP Settlement Chikwinya told ZimLive that he believed the incident was politically-motivated. “They have literally besieged my…

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Armed robbers shot dead

Armed robbers shot dead 3

By Michael Magoronga Four suspected serial armed robbers — out on bail facing 24 armed robbery charges involving cash, vehicles, guns and jewellery — were shot dead during a shootout with police in Kwekwe. Armed robbers after the shootout with police in Kwekwe on Wednesday The suspects were travelling in a Toyota Hiace when detectives pounced on them near Delta Beverages, Kwekwe depot, along Mbizo Road late on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses said after noticing the detectives behind them, the robbers allegedly opened fire resulting in police firing back. Related Articles When…

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Simbisa opens second Kwekwe outlet

Simbisa opens second Kwekwe outlet 4

By Michael Magoronga Leading fast foods chain, Simbisa Brands, has opened a second outlet in Kwekwe, which has created an additional 30 jobs. Chicken Inn The second branch runs Chicken Inn and Baker’s Inn units and comes with a spacious parking space. The new business is set to ease congestion at the first branch located along Harare-Bulawayo highway where parking has been a major problem. The first branch has 70 employees and houses Nando’s, Chicken Inn, Creamy Inn and Baker’s Inn. Simbisa managing director, Mr Warren Mears, said the company…

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Soul Jah Love to unveil new album at Kwekwe gig

Soul Jah Love to unveil new album at Kwekwe gig 5

By Michael Magoronga Zimdancehall chanter, Soul Musaka popularly known as Soul Jah Love, is set to unveil his new album Zviripandiri during a show pencilled for Kwekwe today. Soul Jah Love The chanter, who had taken a sabbatical, is supposed to make a return to live performances with a show slated for The Club at Mbizo 4 shopping centre in the mining town. In an interview, Chibaba, as he is also known, said Kwekwe fans were privileged as they will be the first to get a feel of his latest…

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Female miners bemoan lack of protection

Female miners bemoan lack of protection 7

BY SINDISO DUBE FEMALE miners have bemoaned the escalating violence in the mining sector and are calling on government to put in place measures that guarantee their security. While government last year set in motion a process to regularise artisanal miners’ operations in recognition of their contribution to the economy, the sector has become more dangerous, moving around with weapons, including machetes, spears, swords and catapults, mostly in areas such as Kwekwe,Kadoma, Esigodini and Filabusi where gold is found. Small-scale and artisanal miners across the country are also experiencing violent…

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No investors for Amaveni long-distance bus terminus in Kwekwe

No investors for Amaveni long-distance bus terminus in Kwekwe 9

Kwekwe City Council is still failing to attract investors at the now defunct Amaveni Long Distance bus terminus as city fathers were still deciding what to do with the idle property, several years after buses and commuter omnibuses shunned the facility. File picture of Amaveni Long Distance bus terminus in April 1994 Privatising the abandoned Amaveni bus terminus has been the priority for every new crop of elected councillors at the town house but many of them have come and gone with the property proving to be a hard sell.…

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Truck rams roadblock, injures 7

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By Michael Magoronga Seven people including a traffic police officer were injured while six vehicles were extensively damaged after a truck driver rammed into vehicles at a roadblock near Kwekwe along Bulawayo-Harare Highway. The truck which crashed at a roadblock near Kwekwe The truck whose brakes failed as it approached the roadblock, collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle and then crashed into vehicles that had been stopped by police at the roadblock. Witnesses said the truck ploughed into vehicles that were being attended to by police officers at the roadblock…

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Roki, Goodchild billed for Miss Bodylicious

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On Nov 8, 2018 8,976 0 By Michael Magoronga Urban grooves artistes Roki and Goodchild will be entertaining guests at the Miss Bodylicious pageant taking place at the Golden Mile Hotel in Kwekwe this Saturday. roki The hotel’s events manager, Georgina Nyandoro said all was in place for the inaugural pageant for oversized ladies. She said the beauty contest was aimed at giving the usually neglected big women, something to smile about. “The event is a brainchild of our proprietor Mr Solomon Matsa who said we should have something for…

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