Bulawayo Morning Mirror Edition 940 - 20/8/2021

In this edition

1) Editorial
2) Notices and Events
3) Congratulations
4) Condolences/In Memoriam/Wreath Funds
5) Roses And Raspberries
6) Pets Column
8) Bulawayo News
9) Harare And Gweru News
10) Wining Dining and Coffee Houses
11) Property For Sale or to Rent
12) Accommodation In South Africa
12b) Accommodation In Botswana
13) Accommodation and Travel In Zimbabwe
14) Catering and Food
15) Vehicles for Sale and Hire
16) Travel and Tours
17) Computers And Electronics
18) Lifts Wanted And Offered
19) Seeking Friends
20) Situations Wanted and Situations Vacant
21) Services
22) Health And Beauty
23) Tuition
24) Miscellaneous For Sale
25) Wanted To Buy or Hire
26) Clothing And Fashion
27) Boats And Fishing
28) Garden, Decor And Home
29) Tidbits

1) Editorial

Back to School!

Sending one's first Grandchild to first day at Kindergarten was full of emotion, almost as poignant as sending one's own children to school...

Gary went to REPS which was very hard on his mother as she overlooked the fabled forays into the Matopos, and instead all she could think of was that her Wee First Born was destined to five years of ice cold showers! (I wonder if they have hot water in the REPS hostels yet )

Second child Joanne was just 'up the road' at Kumalo School for primary school, a fine institution where Frik De Beer was her Headmaster.

Third Girl Child's first day at Hebrew English Nursery School was a milestone, and when Dad went to collect her, he fell from Grace horribly!! There, right at the front door, was a Lyons Maid Ice Lolly Man grinning from ear to ear. All the Little Darlings were being treated to a 'First Day at School' ice cream, but par for the course, Daddy had not a single penny in his pocket...
The Ice Cream Vendor refused to accept a credit card, and Daddy had to beguile one of the many 'Yummy Mummies' to lend him a couple of bob!!

Hebrew English Nursery School was special, devoted staff, small and intimate and the school celebrated the charismatic Jewish traditions like Shabat on Fridays where the Dads would all sit on tiny chairs and wear Yamulkekes.

My Wee Grandchild is attending a fabulous school in Stockholm and Day One was indeed tearful, not for the Wee Boy, but for Mom and Nana!! Just on five years old, and left in the heart of one of the most beautiful citys in the world!! A far cry from the valiant little pre school in Addis Ababa!!

It's a long day for a five year old, 8.30 am until 3.20 pm, but he arrived home full of the joys of spring and utterly exhausted. His Paw Patrol back-pack was almost bigger than him, snack box, pencil case, sports wear and indoor shoes making up the bulk of the items.

My snack boxes were legendary at Kumalo and Whitestone schools, but the Swedes are renowned for their healthy eating so out with the crisps, korn curls, candy, fruit juices and absolutely no peanut products!! Instead we had liver sausage sambos, strawberries, banana, blueberries, carrot sticks and apple!!

The school has a canteen for the main meal where fresh fish, salmon and vegetables are staple foods!

The day I dread the most however is when the school bus comes to the house to collect him, now that will indeed be a 'kleenex' moment!!


Are you tired of being at home with nothing to do during the pandemic Well we have a treat for you, Alliance Francaise de Bulawayo brings you Ingoma dans le Jardin (Music in the garden) a live stream concert on Friday 20 August 2021 at 6pm.The concert features 3 talented bands namely:
Charles Banda (Mahlaba and Counterpoint)
Buhle Sharon Ndlovu (Buhle leNgqondo)
Simz Masuku & Reilo Viekk

Get your dancing shoes on and enjoy the music with us


2) Notices and Events

Tel: 60684 / 67195 E-mail: mailto:zamfriends@gatorzw.co.uk
The Academy will re-open for lessons as soon as schools are allowed to resume. Meanwhile the offices remain closed and regrettably no teaching is taking place.
The Covid regulations mean, of course, that there are also currently no DVD showings but they will resume as soon as possible.

However, The Note is open in line with the current rules for take-aways and also makes deliveries. Further details from adelaide.muchetu@gmail.com or phone 0774 004 449 or 0771 048 995.
Links to Bulawayo Advertisers:-

Natural History Museum Events
National Railway Museum
Bulawayo 1872
National Gallery of Zim -Bulawayo
Bulawayo City
Bulawayo Golf Club
Bulawayo News 24
Bulawayo Motoring Club
Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe
Bulawayo Publicity
Bulawayo Railway Museum
Bulawayo Societies - 2010
Bulawayo Theatre Club
Friends of Hwange
Falcon College
Hillside Dams
Island Hospice
Matobo Conservation Society
The Bulawayo Club
Bulawayo Shelter
Tree Society of Zimbabwe
Wildlife & Environment Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe info

3) Congratulations

4) Condolences/In Memoriam/Wreath Funds


So sad to hear of the passing of Irene. Goodbye dearest friend. Treasured memories.
Deepest sympathy to John and Angie.
Maureen & Pat Higgins & family.


Absolutely devastated at the loss of our grandfather today. AB, I am so so heart broken that you are gone. So many special and funny memories I will never forget. I can honestly not even begin to explain what you have meant to me in my life and the hole I feel now that you are gone.
So many memories that I keep playing over in my head.
RIP AB, we all love and miss you terribly. Dianna, I am so sorry and wish I was home to be there with you during this time.
Dad, Janet and Brian, sending my love to you all and thinking of you.
Chad, Kim, Tim, Ami and Megan, sending love to you all too.

5) Roses And Raspberries

6) Pets Column

8) Bulawayo News


Knowing that the lockdown has given folk time to sort out cupboards, garages etc - please have a look at our Charity Shop List and our Kennel Wish List - you may be surprised how many unwanted items to you - are just what we are needing here at the kennels!

All the volunteers who work at the charity shop deserve a big pat on the back, but they DO need items to sell! - apparently the shelves are rather bare, so they would appreciate any unwanted saleable household goods, such as ornaments, glassware, crockery, pictures, clothing, garden tools, small items of furniture, jam jars for the jam makers! - in fact anything they can sell to make money to help the kennels.

They have Ecocash for convenience - items can be dropped off at the Charity shop - 127e,Robert Mugabe Way.

Kennel and Clinic
Wish List
If folk could donate any one of these items, that would be fantastic!
Old blankets and towels, Newspapers,Tinned + Dried Pet Food for Dogs and Cats, Fly Smear, Old Crepe Bandages, Latex Gloves, Face Masks, Paper Towels, Disinfectant Wipes, Antiseptic Wound Spray, Dressings, Toys for Cats, Cat Carriers, Dog Boxes or Cages, Fly Spray, Bolt Cutters, Brooms both Soft and Stiff, Disposable Aprons, off cuts of Foam Rubber to cover donkey harnesses... all can be dropped off at the Kennels, cnr of Magazine and Khami Road - if you can donate just one of these items..

it will improve the welfare of at least one animal - Thank You!

9) Harare And Gweru News

Zim Websites:-


10) Wining, Dining and Coffee Houses

11) Property For Sale or to Rent

Good day to you my name is Nigel I'm looking for a 2 bedroom cottage my contact is 0772255696 or 0713989691.


CBD (FLAT) - $49 000
City Flat comprising 3 bedrooms, 2 built in cupboards, bathroom and shower, separate toilet, lounge, separate dining room, kitchen, pantry, scullery/laundry, 2 verandas, enclosed garage,
venetian blinds in 5 rooms, 2 air conditioners.
ASCOT FLAT - $65 000
Well maintained 2 bedroomed flat comprising ensuite, lounge cum dining and fitted kitchen. Close to Ascot Mall, United Bulawayo Hospital and Nust.
KENSINGTON - $95,000
Brick under asbestos, 3 bedrooms, 2 built in cupboards, main ensuite with shower, family bathroom and shower, separate toilet, dining room, lounge with fireplace, fitted kitchen, storeroom,
2 boreholes, water tank, some drip irrigation, domestic quarters, fenced and gated on approximately 4 acres.
Brick under iron, lounge and fireplace, dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2 main ensuites, family bathroom, sewing room, fitted kitchen, pantry, garage, carport, swimming pool, close to town,
fenced, walled and gated.
KUMALO - 195,000
Brick under tile, 4 bedrooms, double bathroom and single main ensuite attached to main bedroom, main ensuite attached to second bedroom, family bathroom, dining room, lounge with fireplace, lounge with bar, fitted kitchen, breakfast nook, scullery, laundry, veranda, 3 domestic quarters, carport for 4 cars, borehole, swimming pool, walled and gated on 2415m

For these and other properties for sale phone (029) 74581/3 (landline), +263 0782799005, email sales@rodor.co.zw or visit us on Property Book (Rodor Properties (Pvt) Ltd)

We are registered with the VALUERS COUNCIL OF ZIMBABWE, and offer a complete and efficient service of Property Valuation for any purpose.
For Valuations, phone (029) 74581/3 (landline), +263 772238431, or email bryan@rodor.co.zw or sales@rodor.co.zw

Our friendly Property Management staff takes pride in maintaining a personal relationship with owners and tenants alike, in order to manage your property efficiently and professionally, to safeguard your investment At present we have the following property available:

Sauerstown: 1 bedroom, lounge, kitchen, separate bathroom and toilet - US$300 - Immediate
Woodville: 3 bedroom house on 1,5 hectares, and a Jojo tank. Walled and gated - US$450 -immediate
HILLSIDE: 2 bedrooms, bathroom, toilet, shower, fitted kitchen, working borehole, walled & gated - US$450 - Immediate

For information on properties available for renting, or if you wish to place your property on our letting list, you are invited to contact us on (029) 74581/3 (landline), resrents@rodor.co.zw or rentals@rodor.co.zw

Bulawayo Estate Agents:-
Anita's Real Estate
Rodor properties Pvt Ltd
Ian & Co. Real Estate
R.E.D. Property

12) Accommodation in South Africa

12b) Accommodation in Botswana

Accommodation Out Of Zimbabwe:-

Four Seasons, J'bg
Hoopoe Haven Guest Lodge Fourways, J'bg
Avoca Vale Country Hotel Louis Trichardt

13) Accomodation and Travel In Zimbabwe

Some places to stay in Zim:-
Maleme Rest Camp www.zimparks.org
Big Cave Camp
Granite Park Lodges
The Musketeers Lodge 9km on Matopos Rd
Matobo Hills Lodge
Burnside Cottage
Churchill Hotel
Rainbow Hotel
Southern Comfort Lodge
Travellers Guest House
Eastern Highlands:-
Frog And Fern In Chimanimani
Kulizwe Lodge Binga - shores of Lake Kariba
Kariba Accomodation
Miombo Lodge Dete Situated Hwange National Park/Dete Rd
Hwange Safari Lodge
NEHIMBA living with the Elephants
Lake Mutirikwi (Kyle):-
Norma Jeans Lakeview
Ghonarezhou game reserve:-
Vic Falls:-
Victoria Falls Hotel

14) Catering and Food

A few places to eat in Bulawayo:-

Arizona Grill House in the Holiday Inn
Banff Lodge Coffee cafe
Book and Bean caf at Bradfield Shopping Centre
Bulawayo Club
Bulawayo Golf Club www.golfzone.co.zw
Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
Camp Amalinda
Cattleman - 12th Avenue
Country Club www.golfzone.co.zw
Frangos- 12th Avenue
Friar Tucks
Gallery Coffee Shop - Fort Street https://nationalgallery.co.zw
Garden Restaurant - 54 Park Rd
Granite Ridge - Matobo Hills
Hillside Dams Tea Room
Hillside Bowling Club
Holiday Inn - Arizona Grill House
Horizon Restaurant & Bar - Pioneer House, Fife Street
Hotel Rio, Old Esigodini Rd
Hunt's Boma 22 Jaywick Rd Matsheumhlope
Indaba Book Caf & Sandwich Bar
Mary's Restaurant - opp Medical Cent
Maxies Massimo's - Ascot Shopping Centre
Nemo's Resturant - Hillside Bowling Club
Nesbitt Castle - Percy Avenue
New Orleans - Banff Road
Pergola Restaurant 22 Jaywick Rd Matsheumhlope
River Cafe -12th Ave

and more !!

15) Vehicles for Sale and Hire

16) Travel and Tours

Bulawayo Travel Agents & Tour Company's:-

African Wanderer
Antelope Park
Big Cave Camp
Black Rhino Safaris
Eco Logical Safaris & Travel
Greyhound Coach Service - Byo to Joburg

17) Computers And Electronics

Bulawayo Computers:-

Internet at Netconnect.co.zw

18) Lifts Wanted And Offered

19) Seeking Friends

20) Situations Wanted and Situations Vacant


Mature lady with years of experience in Office Admin, Secretarial work, seeking a suitable position.

Clean Class 4 driver's licence.

Available immediately.

Contact Lyn 0775332204


A vacancy for a cattle assistant has risen on a small intensive cattle stud.

Ability to handle labour and computer literacy essential.

Please email application and CV to


A vacancy for a CATTLE SECTION ASSISTANT has arisen on a small intensive cattle stud.
Ability to handle labour and computer literacy essential
Please email applications and CV to


A Gentleman with a Class 2 licence, Auto Electrical experience and of sober habits, seeks a position as a Driver (without defensive driving). Available to start work immediately. Tel or whatsapp 0778684134.


Vibrant and enthusiastic young man with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance, has experience as an Accountant, Distribution Manager, internal auditor, and is proficient in Pastel and Arch Retail Seeking employment in the accounting field under the following positions: bookkeeper, accountant, distribution and warehouse manager. Contact 0775723481

21) Services


I have purchased them for my employees.

All colours $17 app or call 0777335793.


Soraya Carvalho: Farm Fresh Yoghurt and Cheese for sale

Plain yoghurt USD2.00
Blueberry SWIRL Yoghurt USD2.50
Apple Vanilla yoghurt USD2.50
Choc Chip Caramel yoghurt USD3.00
Golden Spice yoghurt USD2.50

Cream Cheese 500grm US= D3.00
Garlic Cream Cheese 500grm USD3.00
Chives Cream Cheese 500 grm USD3.00
Black Pepper Cream Cheese 500 grms USD3.00

Ricotta Cheese 500grms USD2.50

Contact The Glen Farm Fresh Produce on 0778691097.
Soraya Carvalho:


To our valued customers
We work everyday tirelessly
Stay safe and be protected from LP gas

protection is better than cure*

Get your gas stoves and tanks fixed to avoid danger at a maximum level
we don't just sell gas but we also protect you

For more enlightenment
about precautions of LP gas

just contact
@Nobilty 0774534948 or app 0773243100


For all you domestic and industrial repairs and renovations: - carpentry, partitioning, ceilings, fascia boards, trusses, structural timber, roofing, floors, sanding, floor tiling, guttering, building, painting, welding, plumbing, electrical work plus much more.

We also treat and replace all termite damaged floor-timber underneath all hollow tongue and grooved floors. We also repair broken durawalls and build new ones.

Please contact us by telephone or send us a whatsapp message for a reasonable cost.
Landline: +263 292 226473
Mobile: +263 772 312 320
Mobile: +263 772 322 181


Situated at Macdonald Club in fourth Avenue Suburbs, behind the well known 'Sculpt Gym', Lavender has a cosy, beautifully appointed salon to cater for all your beauty requirements.

pedicures and manicures

Your total body beauty starts here.

Telephone/whatsapp 077 590 1464

For all your wheel-chairs, walking frames, crutches, bedpans, walking sticks and commodes at unbeatable price please contact
0773 793 726 or 0777 029 111

Mobility aides i.e. , wheelie walkers, walking sticks, crutches, Zimmer frames, crutches as well as other patient care aids such as commodes, bed pans, urinals, sheepskin and adult diapers available for hire and sale at Island Hospice and Healthcare, Byo Branch. Well trained nurse aides also available at very competitive rates



For all your tree cutting and trimming please contact Beaver Tree Feller.
No job is too big for us plus we are insured. Contact 0733 896 375 or landline 09 - 476569


I teach a set of 5 classes covering pregnancy, labour, baby care, breastfeeding and other information. I also do a "crash course" for out of towners.
These classes are valuable even if you're having an elective CAESAREAN SECTION!!
Please book early.

I can be with you at the hospital when you're in LABOUR to help you to cope!
I also work part time at a BABY CLINIC :-)

For any further information contact SISTER JAN JOHNSTON on (09) 466741/2 from 8 am til 12 pm Mon to Fri
or (09) 2237240, 0712 728 350 or 0772 749 749 (w/app) or email me on jicsj@yoafrica.com
Bulawayo Services:-

Acol Chemical Bulawayo
Bulawayo's Online Business Directory

22) Health And Beauty

23) Tuition

24) Miscellaneous For Sale

25) Wanted To Buy or Hire

26) Clothing And Fashion

27) Boats and Fishing

Bulawayo Water Activities:-


28) Garden, Decor And Home

Kraal manure $2.00 a 50 KG bag.
Free delivery over ten bags.
Phone Ollie on 0771289677



CONTACT JILL AT 2246688 OR 0778495599


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