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.
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.
Three men from Masvingo who were convicted of contravening a section of the Witchcraft Suppression Ac spent almost three months in jail when the maximum penalty for their offence was a fine not exceeding $50, or in default of payment, imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months.
Public Construction and National Housing minister, Enos Chikowore, should get rid of the rot in his ministry which seems to have become a haven for unscrupulous civil servants out for a quick-buck before the ministry is accorded priority ahead of education and defence.
Zimbabwe’s capability to investigate serious violent crimes could be at stake unless the law enforcement agencies quickly make an arrest especially at least of one of the suspects involved in the latest incident -the bombing of the Harare Sheraton.
Two British-owned weeklies –The International Express and The Weekly Telegraph– are being launched in Southern Africa at a time when circulations of tabloids in the United Kingdom are plummeting, raising questions as to whether the aim of the publishers is to inform the people in this region or merely to make up for lost business at home.