• Corruption, Poor Workmanship In Bulawayo Road Construction Unmasked

    Bulawayo's vast road network is undergoing major rehabilitation however, motorists question the quality of material being used. Image by Nick Mangwana


    BY NQOBILE BHEBHE | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JAN 8, 2022

    Potholes, uneven road surfaces, broken concrete, lack of road signages, sinkholes is an apt description of Bulawayo’s roads but is council doing anything right to fix the road network?

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  • Hwange Residents Live In Fear As Underground Fires Rage - Part 1

    Underground coal fire has ripped apart this Hwange road. Image by Cite


    BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 27, 2021

    The heatwave has worsened the underground fire crisis in Hwange, and unassuming children are in danger.

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  • In Nkayi, Pregnant Women Deliver In The Dark

    Power cuts at Nkayi district hospital cost villagers critical services and poses a threat to delivering women. Image by The Citizen Bulletin


    BY NOKUTHABA DLAMINI | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 15, 2021

    The utmost care needed during delivery has been compromised by incessant power cuts at Nkayi, for pregnant women, the consequences could be dire.

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  • Underground Fires In Hwange, The Cost of Negligence - Part 2

    An 8-year-old girl got burnt by underground coal fire in Hwange on November 8, 2021. Image by Cite


    BY LIZWE SEBATA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 28, 2021

    This is a continuation of the dangers of coal fires in Hwange, in this piece, Sebata shows the practical dangers and raises the question of who should take responsibility, and how?

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  • NKAYI: We Want Devolution of Power Not Devolution of Money

    Nkayi villagers call for the devolution of power urging the government to implement Chapter 14 of the constitution. Graphic by The Citizen Bulletin


    BY VUSINDLU MAPHOSA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 17, 2021

    $12 million devolution funds distributed to Nkayi have ignited a heated conversation on attempts by the government to devolve outside the parameters of the law.

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  • In Mat’ North, Harsh Economy Fuels Human Trafficking

    Economic situation has led to underage girls being trafficked, leaving them with no choice but to be victims of cheap labour. Image by Anadolu Agency


    BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 29, 2021

    Unknowingly many young girls and boys in Matabeleland North are victims of trafficking, sometimes at the hands of close relatives. The desire to make a living has made many susceptible to abuse.

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  • Kamativi: Agriculture Inputs or Mining Capital?

    Pfumbudza/Intwasa is a government initiative aimed at increasing farmers’ resilience and ensuring food self-sufficiency for the people.


    BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 31, 2021

    Residents of Kamativi are not impressed by the free Pfumvudza/Intwasa agricultural inputs distributed by the government, for them farming is a lost cause in their area, and the government should know better.

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  • Violence Against Women: What Role Can The Artists And The Arts Play To End The Scourge?

    Arts are a means to end violence against women through encouraging participants to reflect upon their capacities and their views of the world.


    BY THABANI H. MOYO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 22, 2021

    How can artists help in transforming harmful social norms and help in empowering women and girls? It is time to realise that the problem of GBV is not selective, we are all in it together, whether we like it not.

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  • Mat North Women With Disabilities at Double Risk of GBV

    A 15-year-old visually impaired girl child has over the years been subjected to sexual violence by family members. Image by Unsplash


    BY GEORGINA SOKO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | DEC 14, 2021

    Women with disabilities in the Matabeleland North province have more battles to fight in order to be free from gender-based violence.

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Continued Coal Mining In Hwange Exacerbating Climatic Effects?