Zhombe

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    Zibagwe RDC proposes Z$490 million budget for 2022

    ZIBAGWE Rural District Council (RDC), has proposed a ZW$490 million budget for next year based on local revenue, which will be complemented by a ZW$609 million devolution funding from the Treasury. In his budget presentation, Finance Committee chairperson, Councilor Rodgers Nhari said there were no changes in rates for the 2022 budget, adding that the prevailing market rates will be…

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    Zhombe machete attacks continue despite arrests

    MACHETE wars and revenge killings have resurfaced in Zhombe and some parts of Silobela, with rival gangs involved in running battles. Rival gangs attack each other over gold panning and other petty issues. Police quelled the violence a few months ago after arresting a number of gang members. Violence has, however, flared up in recent weeks and police arrested an…

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    Zhombe family marries off 13-year-old girl due to hunger

    A FAMILY from Joel villages in Zhombe, Midlands Province, reportedly married off their 13-year-old daughter to a 21-year-old man due to hunger, while another underage girl from the same area was also married off to a prominent local gold dealer. Fortunately, the short-lived marriage was stopped after a former junior councillor got wind of the matter and raised alarm leading…

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