And in other news… 27/01/2017

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And in other news… 27/01/2017

Editor’s note Starting a project, whether it be large or small, requires dedication. It is so easy just to throw in the towel when we get bored or the task becomes a bit difficult. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve called it quits because that was the easy thing to do. Recently my […]

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Pothole repairers comments 3

Staff Writer January 27, 2017 No Comments

Pothole repairers comments 3

A few months ago you had a discussion on the pothole repairers. The consensus seemed to be don’t pay them. They all but seemed to have stopped, presumably because they did not gain anything after that. Since, I have been taking note of all the successfully brick filled potholes and the huge unfilled and decidedly […]

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Pothole repairers comments 2

Staff Writer January 26, 2017 No Comments

Pothole repairers comments 2

Have to say I agree with alan. I too have stopped giving them anything but will get back into my ‘dollar a day’ habit ! ……………… Money collected at tolls goes to pay off loans to the African Development Bank, AfDB for renovations of the Plumtree – Bulawayo – Harare – Mutare roads. New tolls […]

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Pothole repairers comments 1

Staff Writer January 26, 2017 No Comments

Pothole repairers comments 1

I absolutely agree with this, there was a huge crater turning into Churchill from Upper East, this caused traffic jams every morning, today traffic was flowing smoothly and all because someone had taken the time and effort to fill it up with bricks, unfortunately I didn’t have money ready to pass him and couldnt pull […]

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Pot hole repairers

Staff Writer January 26, 2017 No Comments

Pot hole repairers

Morning Mike A few months ago you had a discussion on the pothole repairers. The consensus seemed to be don’t pay them. They all but seemed to have stopped, presumably because they did not gain anything after that. Since, I have been taking note of all the successfully brick filled potholes and the huge unfilled […]

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Exehall Bridge

Staff Writer January 26, 2017 No Comments

Exehall Bridge

HI All, I trust you are all enjoying the rains after being told this would be a drought year! There are reports of rivers overflowing all around town. In Borrowdale Brooke last night there was apparently 138mm of rain with a few houses reporting water flowing into through the front door! I was out running […]

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Livinstone bi-weekly 25 January

Staff Writer January 25, 2017 No Comments

Livinstone bi-weekly 25 January

Inside Plastic in the Maramba River Cremation or burial Kafue Rowing Centre Locust Alert Green Season at Mukambi Snared zebra in Luangwa Boating among the trees in Luangwa Cape Clawless Otter – Kasabushi Mana Pools is very wet Wildlife increases around Kariba Town Waterspout on Lake Kariba Poachers shot in Hurungwe Poachers shot in Hwange […]

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And in other news… 20/01/2017

Staff Writer January 24, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 20/01/2017

Editor’s note As most of us drive to work or to drop the children off at school in the morning in the rain, we need to keep reminding ourselves how lucky we are to have it. Just a couple of months ago, the outlook for this rainy season didn’t look promising. Even with reports from […]

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Trucks on Kariba Road

Staff Writer January 24, 2017 No Comments

Trucks on Kariba Road

HI All, If you have travelled up to Kariba or Chirundu over the last year or two you would surely have noticed the ever increasing number of heavy duty trucks traversing a road that is well overdue for redesign and resurfacing. Talking to various people about the new Beitbridge Chirundu road there seems little chance […]

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Trucks on Kariba road comments

Staff Writer January 24, 2017 No Comments

Trucks on Kariba road comments

Dear Mike When I was a little boy, we lived in Nyasaland. When going up Zomba Mountain there was a clock at each end. Cars could proceed up on one hour and Go down in another hour . It could be every ½ hour, tolls were not needed. David …………….. You might be surprised to […]

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