Silobela

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    Teacher axed to death, his body hung on a tree

    THE body of a teacher in Silobela was found hanging from a tree in a suspected murder case. Mtandazo Moyo (52), of Simana Village under Chief Malisa, a teacher at Simana Primary School was found hanging from a tree in the early hours of February 27, a day after he had a misunderstanding with a fellow villager. Silobela legislator, Mthokozisi…

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    14 trapped miners rescued all alive after 22 hours

    UNLICENSED gold miners who were trapped underground after the tunnel they were working in collapsed on Saturday night in Silobela, Midlands Province, have been rescued alive after spending 22 hours underground. The miners had been trapped since Saturday night and were only rescued on Monday night after fellow miners and the community stepped in. The miners periodically pumped oxygen into…

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    12 miners feared dead as gold shaft collapses in Silobela

    AT least 12 suspected illegal gold miners have been trapped underground since Saturday night after a shaft collapsed at Peace Mine in Silobela. Rescue efforts are expected to continue today and authorities said they had made contact with the miners who said they are still safe. The miners are being supplied with oxygen through a tunnel. Acting Kwekwe District Civil…

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