Bulawayo

‘Writing is about revelations and reversals’

In this essay novelist Yvonne Vera let us in on her writing process

What exile means to creatives

Clockwise from top left: Maurice T Nyagumbo, Ruth Nomonde Chinamano, Josiah Tongogara, Jason Ziyaphapha Manyika, Johanna Nkomo and Robson Manyika. The stamps appear in the book as a way of writing Zimbabwe’s lesser known political figures into the canon

Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge

Doctors warn of  ‘silent genocide’ as strike enters tenth week

The day the dollar died, the music also crashed

Bulawayo’s cool jazz scene has been destroyed by the disastrous economy

Zimbabwe fire brigade on frontline after protests

Bulawayo's fire brigade should have 320 employees but is 70 people short because of budget cuts

​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe

The protests began on Monday after President Emmerson Mnangagwa had announced a hike in fuel prices by up to 150%

Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before planned march — lawyers

Peter Mutasa, president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) — the country's largest trade union — was among those detained

Meet Zimbabwe’s superhero who may have been inspired by #ThisFlag’s Evan Mawarire

​The #ThisFlag movement and its founder have enjoyed support online and on the street but a different kind of hero is inspiring Zimbabweans on YouTube

[From our archives] Industrial empire Bulawayo reduced to a ghost town

Bulawayo turns 120 this year but the city has little to celebrate after its once-thriving economic sector has all but crumbled.

Top Zim official caught up in land dispute

A functionary's murky claim to a neighbour's farm has jeopardised a gold mine on the property.

Hundreds hoodwinked by pyramid scheme in Zimbabwe

Businesspeople and civil servants in Bulawayo are in a bind after their investments, worth millions, disappeared in a possible pyramid scheme.

Bulawayo’s taps tightened as water shortage bites

Bulawayo's water woes are set to mount, with its city council indicating that it will be extending water restrictions from three days a week to four.

Latest

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories