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Getjenge Community News is a citizen media project supported by Plumtree Development Trust (PDT), a Community Based Organisation whose primary focus is to create spaces for citizens to dialogue on local relevant issues through access to development information. PDT has forty trained community reporters in Mangwe, Bulilima and Plumtree and these are key persons that provide local stories that are shall be shared on this site.

Youths Earn A living Through Selling Gravel Stones

Youths sell gravel - by A. Mpofu 1

WHILE the economy continues to plummet forcing hordes of youths to cross the boarder to neighbouring South Africa and Botswana, a few enterprising youths in Mangwe, Brunapeg area are irking out a living through selling quarry stones to home-builders. These stones which they gather for free in the locality cost …

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Mangwe chosen for pilot pasture project

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Sukulwenkosi Dube Plumtree Correspondent MANGWE District has been chosen for a pilot programme to grow pasture under an Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) initiative. At least 2,000 hectares have been set aside for the project. Arda Board chairperson Basil Nyabadza said the ideal land for the project had been …

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Feedlots: A lifeline for small-scale farmers in Bulilima

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Staff Reporters BULILIMA – Small-scale farmers residing in the resettlement area of Village 10 in Vulindlela will no longer find an excuse for not prospering in cattle ranching as feedlots established through the help of the Zimbabwe Farmer’s Union (ZFU) are paying dividends to the rural farmers under the scheme. …

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TjiKalanga Tjangu!

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  Tina Ntandoyenkosi Dumani Ndotjida ndotjidisa ndotjigugutila Sendilo yekuni inozipisa busebo ndotjibigidzila Senlume wegumbo dukununu ndotjibinda Semwana unabibo patjaswika dzimwe njudzi ndohalawula Tjozipa tjozipilila tjozipisa Tjakakola tjipabi tjinabutjenjebvu Atjitotukana atjitotolikiwa tjoleba tjipedza Tjinahaya tjogongobola atjitokumbila zwibhatigwa Atjitoleba tjibva tjiti tjabe tjizana zwatjo Patjaleba tjapedza usingahake ngayende Igona tjokona tjakakwangwanyala Patjakunhiwa …

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