• Locals Ignore Threats to Delist Vic Falls As a World Heritage Site

    Residents are not moved by UNESCO's renewed threats to delist the Victoria Falls as a world heritage site. Image by Globalgayz


    BY CALVIN MANIKA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | AUG 13, 2022

    UNESCO’s renewed threats to delist Victoria Falls as a world heritage site have attracted international attention elsewhere but here locals are not moved.

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  • Without Toilets, Villagers Fret Over Health Hazards

    Pit latrine...Villagers are forced to use open defecation to relieve themselves due to lack of sanitation facilities. Image by Stock photos


    BY BOKANI MUDIMBA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | AUG 10, 2022

    Due to a lack of toilets, open defecation has become commonplace at Kachechete village in Hwange and villagers are sitting on a health ticking time bomb.

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  • Smallholder Farmers Struggle to Access Mainstream Markets

    In rural Hwange smallholder farmers struggle to access mainstream markets to sell their produce and make a living.


    BY GEORGINA SOKO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | AUG 10, 2022

    In Hwange, vegetable gardening has given dozens of low-income communities a lifeline to avert a food crisis. But a majority of them are struggling to access lucrative markets for their extra produce.

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  • After Years of Government Neglect, Villagers Build Own School

    Kapeni villagers in Matobo have taken it upon themselves to construct their own nearby primary school. Image by Unsplash


    BY VUSINDLU MAPHOSA | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | AUG 6, 2022

    In Kapeni village, Matobo, the central government has not constructed a single school since the country gained independence from White rule. But villagers here are not dissuaded as they are now putting resources together to construct their own primary school.

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  • Why are Local Arts Ventures Failing?

    Artists and arts organisations that have relied on funding have quickly gone under as soon as funding dries up. Image by Unsplash


    BY THABANI H. MOYO | @thabanih | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JULY 29, 2022

    Artistes from Matabeleland are finding it hard to monetize their products and rely on donations to stay afloat.

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  • Keeping Local News Alive in Times of Crises

    We continue to be in service to the underserved communities who need news and information. Graphics by The Citizen Bulletin


    BY DIVINE DUBE, CEO & PUBLISHER | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JULY 28, 2022

    Through trying times, The Citizen Bulletin has kept its important work alive, in service to underserved communities who need news and information to make informed decisions about their lives and communities.

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  • Teachers Shun Local Schools Due to Housing Shortages

    In Hwange, teachers' cottages are in a sad state of affairs forcing educators to seek transfers to better school. Image by Unsplash


    BY LETHOKUHLE NKOMO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JULY 29, 2022

    In Hwange, public education is ailing. Lack of adequate housing for teachers is worsening the situation.

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  • Villagers Bear Brunt of Human-wildlife Conflict

    Reportedly, elephants cause most fatalities during human-wildlife conflict in Zimbabwe. Image by Stock photos


    BY GEORGINA SOKO | @The_CBNews | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | JULY 29, 2022

    An increase in human-wildlife conflict has claimed lives, and left villagers counting losses. And now the ban on ivory trade has exacerbated the situation.

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  • Prostitution and Fast Cash: The Bitter-Sweet Menace of Truckers