Bulawayo

 
Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge
Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge
Bulawayo’s Mpilo Central Hospital is the largest and best-resourced hospital in southern Zimbabwe, and the second-largest in Zimbabwe. Like the...
Malaicha trade goes digital
Malaicha trade goes digital
On the corner of Banket and Esselen streets in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, you’ll find a roaring cross-border trade. It’s here that Zimbabweans...
Hanged by the state but icons to the youth
Hanged by the state but icons to the youth
A recent review of Richard Wrangham’s The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship between Virtue and Violence asks: “Did capital...
The day the dollar died, the music also crashed
The day the dollar died, the music also crashed
I recently watched a small band of merry young musicians setting up their rig at a Bulawayo township pub. The space was so small it could barely...
Zimbabwe fire brigade on frontline after protests
Zimbabwe fire brigade on frontline after protests
Zimbabwe's widely respected fire brigade usually tackles house fires and traffic accidents, but it became a symbol of the regime during anti-government demonstrations that turned into violent looting and arson....
​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe
​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe
Harare — More than five people are feared dead and hundreds have been arrested in Zimbabwe as the country’s security...
Cresta upgrades hotels to accommodate Zim tourist increase
Cresta upgrades hotels to accommodate Zim tourist increase
For about 18 months Victoria Falls has experienced a significant upturn in the number of international arrivals (205 000 in 2017 compared to 101...
Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before planned march — lawyers
Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before planned march — lawyers
Zimbabwe police arrested trade union leaders and scores of activists on Thursday ahead of planned marches over the country's worsening economic...
Meet Zimbabwe's superhero who may have been inspired by #ThisFlag's Evan Mawarire
Meet Zimbabwe's superhero who may have been inspired by #ThisFlag's Evan Mawarire
While Zimbabweans have taken to the streets, Facebook and Twitter to rally behind the #ThisFlag movement and its founder, a different kind of hero...
[From our archives] Industrial empire Bulawayo reduced to a ghost town
[From our archives] Industrial empire Bulawayo reduced to a ghost town
Bulawayo, also known as the City of Kings because of its rich past as the home of the ancient Rozvi, Torwa and Ndebele kingdoms, is no longer a place...
Top Zim official caught up in land dispute
Top Zim official caught up in land dispute
The permanent secretary of the finance ministry, Willard Manungo, has been sucked into a dispute over ­ownership of farmland that includes a...
Hundreds hoodwinked by pyramid scheme in Zimbabwe
Hundreds hoodwinked by pyramid scheme in Zimbabwe
The collapse of Geozing Pawn­brokers, run by George Zingane, whose clients included senior police officers, prison officers, army officials and...

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