Hope that is beginning to build up in the hearts of the people of Bulawayo may once again be dashed as politics seems to be cropping into the city’s water problem.
– Dr cries as child dies because he can’t find right drug– Nurse collapses and there is no equipment to help her John Moyo is only 25 but he is one of the most sought-after people in this country.
The Gweru City Council was ordered to reinstate 12 artisans and technicians which it summarily dismissed in June last year after they had gone on strike demanding a scarcity allowance of 20 percent but it immediately lodged an appeal against the ruling putting the matter on hold until a decision by the Supreme Court.
Independence in 1980 marked the birth of a youthful, promising Zimbabwe emerging from a state with a shattered, war-torn and sanctioned economy enmeshed in all sorts of disparities -economic, social and political- which needed redress.
Two years ago Zimbabwe’s beef industry suffered a severe blow following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease as it was going to lose $100 million in foreign currency through loss of sales to the European Community.