Judith Ncube

  • Local

    Bulawayo grapples terrible water crisis, diseases

    In November every year, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city, Bulawayo, explodes into a magnificent riot of colour as the majestic purple jacaranda and the flame-red flamboyant trees bloom, transforming the wide tree-lined streets into a glorious spectacle. But beneath this blissful veneer of blossoms is a troubled city struggling to come to terms with a devastating shortage of water and the resultant…

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  • Health

    Complete lockdown or suburb-based lockdown: Byo weighs options

    BULAWAYO’S provincial Covid-19 taskforce has written to the city council’s health department demanding information on suburbs deemed to be hotspots to determine whether there is a need for a complete lockdown or suburb-based lockdown. Since first coronavirus case in Zimbabwe in March, Bulawayo has had 1 805 cases, 1 618 recoveries, 121 active cases and 66 deaths. Despite a curfew…

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    ‘You’ll beg Govt to tighten lockdown’ – Mpilo boss warns Byo residents

    BULAWAYO will go back to either complete lockdown or suburb specific lockdown as officials try to quickly combat the continued increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city. According to statistics from the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the past six days (until Friday), the city accounted for 72 of the 267 new infections in the…

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