POLITICS

Zapu asks Bulawayo to honour Dabengwa

THE opposition Zapu wants Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to honour its late leader and national hero, Dumiso Dabengwa, by naming one of the city's streets after him, the Daily News can report.Dabengwa di...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2019

POLITICS

Chamisa in a fix over Bulawayo resistance

MDC president Nelson Chamisa might be in a fix on how to deal with unrelenting pockets of resistance in his party's Bulawayo structures. This comes after the party was once again caught up in violent ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo Power station ownership transferred illegally without council knowledge

THE dispute between the Bulawayo City Council and the Zimbabwe Power Company over the ownership of the Bulawayo Power Station has taken a dramatic twist after it emerged that title deeds to the disput...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 May 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Sanitary wear firm sets up shop in Bulawayo

A CHINESE owned company, Tiens International Group, plans to open a new sanitary wear plant in Bulawayo, whose products they claim have reproductive system healing qualities.  The firm participat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2019

POLITICS

MDC Bulawayo province in turmoil

MDC cadres who lost the provincial elections about a fortnight ago are pushing for the nullification of the poll result, the Daily News can report. In a letter to the party's national executive, the l...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 April 2019

POLITICS

MDC members challenge Bulawayo provincial congress results

SOME members of the MDC's Bulawayo province have filed an appeal to the party's national executive committee (NEC) challenging the process and outcome of the provincial congress held nearly two weeks ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 April 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo residents attack MDC's 'authoritarian' mayor

RESIDENTS here have taken a dig at Bulawayo mayor Solomon Mguni for rejecting objections to his mooted tariff hike.The city fathers have been conducting supplementary budget consultative meetings, ahe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

BCC, Zinara in $15m Bulawayo roads rehab project

THE City of Bulawayo in conjunction with Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has embarked on a $15 million joint roads rehabilitation programme which is likely to spruce up the city's poth...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019

POLITICS

Bulawayo residents vow to resist BCC rates hike

BULAWAYO residents have reacted angrily to threats by the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to forge ahead with rates and tariff increases due to runaway inflation despite resistance from ratepayers.The BCC...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019

POLITICS

Mnangagwa summons Dubai plane for trip to Bulawayo, AGAIN

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is flying a private jet from Dubai on his trip to Bulawayo on Friday morning, ZimLive can reveal.It is the second time that Mnangagwa is flying a hired jet from Dubai on ...

By zimlive | Published: 26 April 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo mayor vows to resuscitate industries

MAYOR Solomon Mguni has reaffirmed his commitment to revive the second largest city's industries to their former glory.Speaking at the annual mayor's reception where he welcomed delegates to the Zimba...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

SEZ approves investors for Bulawayo

The Special Economic Zones Authority says it has approved three investors for special economic zone status in Bulawayo.This follows the declaration of Belmont, Kelvin and Donnington industrial areas a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 February 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo industries get $22m investment boost

The Zimbabwe Special Economic Zones Authority (ZIMSEZA) says it has approved $22 million worth of investments for Bulawayo. This comes as government is implementing various measures to revive the coun...

By Fin Gaz | Published: 07 February 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

RTG Bulawayo facelift to meet ZITF opening dates

RAINBOW Tourism Group (RTG) says the  refurbishment of its Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel will be completed by March 31, in time for the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair. RTG corporate communications an...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 February 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Concern over slow MZWP progress as Bulawayo runs dry

Bulawayo residents have expressed concern over the slow progress in implementing the Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP), which has been touted as the answer to the region's water crisis.MZWP is...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 February 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel closes

The Rainbow Tourism Group will temporarily close the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel to make way for renovations.Rainbow Tourism Group Corporate Communications and Innovations Manager, PrideKhumbula said the h...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 February 2019

POLITICS

Army deployed to Bulawayo streets

Government has deployed the much-dreaded Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) in the city as part of its desperate move to contain the civil unrest that was fast getting out of hand.All roads leading to the c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

MINING & RETAIL

Barcelos invests in another Bulawayo outlet

Internationally-acclaimed Barcelos restaurant is set to invest $350 000 in opening a second branch in Bulawayo. The restaurant boasts of three outlets in the country and is set to open more this year....

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo targets forex earners

Bulawayo City Council has set its sights on earning foreign currency (forex) from ratepayers domiciled in foreign lands as well as from international organisations operating in Zimbabwe in a bid to sh...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo dam levels drop 5% in one month

WATER levels at Bulawayo's supply dams have declined by an average five percent since November. According to the latest Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) statistics on dam levels, the city's s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo tourist arrivals increase

BULAWAYO registered a significant growth in its tourism industry this year riding on increased marketing by players in the sector and the Government. In an interview last week, a representative of the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Indian firm to set up $40 million textile plant in Bulawayo

ONE of India's biggest and international acclaimed textile firms Shreejikrupa Spinners is considering investing over $40 million towards setting up a plant in Bulawayo soon.Industry and Commerce Deput...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo council approves sale of stands in forex

Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has approved the sale of housing stands in foreign currency, a move that is set to make them priced out of reach of many citizens, who have endured falling standards of lif...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

'Bulawayo industry needs remodelling'

BULAWAYO needs to transform its industrial focus through adoption of an agile approach and investing more on new business lines consistent with global demands, the Project Management of Zimbabwe (PMZ)...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 December 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

American restaurant comes to Bulawayo

AMERICAN restaurant chain, Pizza Hut is set to open its second outlet in Zimbabwe with Bulawayo being the chosen city. The first outlet at Sam Levy's Village in Harare was opened in February. The Bula...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 December 2018
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