• Beitbridge council seeks community radio license

    By Spatisiwe Mpofu
  • Thupeyo Muleya, Beitbridge Bureau BEITBRIDGE Municipality has applied for a Community Radio Station (CRS) licence that will cover a radius of 150 km within Beitbridge District. Town Clerk, Mr. Loud Ramakgapola yesterday said the radio station will become an effective medium to address community development and service delivery related issues after the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ)  announced that it will license six national commercial television stations, 10 community radio stations and 19 campus radio stations for a 10-year period.

Nqobile TshiliTHE Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) has completed the $10,6 million emergency borehole rehabilitation works at Nyamandlovu aquifer to augment Bulawayo water supplies. Government in April released the funds for the rehabilitation of 20 boreholes in response to Bulawayo’s water crisis. Bulawayo is experiencing serious water shortages that have seen the local authority imposing a weekly six-day water-shedding programme. Council has said water shedding will be extended to industrial and mining areas for 48-hours weekly to conserve water. The