Old Mutual Fun Run

Staff Writer February 6, 2017 No Comments

Old Mutual Fun Run

HI All, Today, at Old Georgians, HAC had their biggest ever local Run generously sponsored this year by the Old Mutual – over 600 entrants running and or walking – from the 5km team relays to the 10km (my limit today) with the 21km and 42 for those training for Comrades and Two Oceans.  A […]

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Mazoe dam

Staff Writer February 3, 2017 No Comments

Mazoe dam

Mazoe  dam is at long last approaching capacity, the first time in almost 20 years, and is looking lovely.   The best way to appreciate it, obviously, is from a boat, and Hunyani Rowing Club have nestled on its banks for almost 60 years, getting people “on the water” whilst offering the world healthiest form of […]

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Kariba road – Truck across the road

Staff Writer February 2, 2017 No Comments

Kariba road – Truck across the road

HI All Driving up to Karoi yesterday and came around the corner just before 8 in the morning to be confronted by this just scene about 5km before the Dyke! The Truck has gone off the side of the road and then rolled as it tried to correct itself – the driver was apparently not […]

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And in other news… 31/01/2017

Staff Writer January 31, 2017 No Comments

And in other news… 31/01/2017

Editor’s note Our appearance depicts who we are as a person. Or does it? Ever heard the saying “never judge a book by its cover”? Of course you have, and it applies to every aspect of life. Whether you are judging a person or a tin of tomatoes. No one can truly know the true […]

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Greystone Park Nature Reserve Dam

Staff Writer January 30, 2017 No Comments

Greystone Park Nature Reserve Dam

At around 0230 on Thursday 26 January, following unprecedented rain fall both in the area and in the catchment, the dam in the Greystone Nature Preserve breached. The dam which had only just refilled from months of being empty after the poor rainfall from the previous rainy season was unable to deal with this onslaught, […]

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And in other news… 27/01/2017

Staff Writer January 27, 2017 No Comments

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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