Bulawayo Morning Mirror Edition 979 - 12/6/2022

In this edition

1) Editorial
2) Condolences/In Memoriam/Wreath Funds
3) Notices and Events
4) Congratulations
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

Cod Liver Oil Memories

When I look at the plethora of drugs and remedies in the pharmacies these days I am always aghast. Thirty types of pain relievers, twenty stomach preparations, remedies for men, remedies for ladies, remedies for kids. Thirty different types of sleep aids, thirty different toothpastes. Hundreds of vitamins from A to Z!!
What happened to good old Disprin
As kids we were given a disprin for whatever ache or pain we had. Disprin for headaches, disprin for any aches, muscle strain or cuts and bruises after playtime. Disprin even for toothache, or a whole clove sucked over the tooth!!

For tummy troubles it was Milk of Magnesia, Epsom Salts or Enos 'When you're feeling low - Eno' remember the jingle Toothpaste was Colgate or the folk who could not afford Colgate used a stick from a plant Miswac.

Coughs were treated by extracting juice from Aloes, rather like Tequila, which might be the very reason for it all!
Sore throats were treated by gargling with salt water.

Our sole vitamin supplement was Cod Liver Oil and Malt, I still gag at the very thought!! Oranges and lemons were our source of vitamin C.

Teabags or cucumbers were used for puffy eyes, prunes for constipation, aloe vera for sunburn, plus Honey for everything else, and of course chicken soup for the soul!!


2) Condolences/In Memoriam/Wreath Funds


The Chimanimani Community morns the death of one of its precious members - Shayne Kidd, beloved husband of Birgit.
Shayne sadly died as the result of an accident whilst driving between Harare and Chimanimani.

One of life's exceptional and unique people.



Our deepest sympathies to Trisha and family. May you all be comforted by many, many happy memories of Keith. We, ourselves, have such fond memories, full of laughter, of our times together.

Barry and Cherry Suddens

Stuart Simpson

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Stuart Donald Simpson (1965 - 2022), son of Lorraine (d) and Ken Simpson (d) of Bradfield.

Stuart passed away in the UK after a relatively short illness. He leaves a brother and a son.


He was former adviser to the late Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in the inclusive government Morgan Tsvangirai.
A message posted on Facebook read, 'He suffered a cardiac arrest this morning at Margate Hospital at 10 am.'

Meanwhile, Citizens Coalition for Change president Nelson Chamisa has this to say:
'A huge blow fellow citizens!
What a force, a giant!
What a human being!
What an intelligent man!
What gigabytes of intellect!
What a fine great man!
What a sober mind!
'What a cool character!
What a lovely brother!
And he has not seen his heart's desire-A New Great Zimbabwe.'

Magaisa was a constitutional law expert as well as law lecturer at the University of Kent Law School in England.
Between 2012 and 2013, Magaisa was chief of staff and principal advisor to Tsvangirai, then Zimbabwe's prime minister in a coalition government and leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, the country's main opposition party.
In 2011-2012, Dr. Magaisa served as a key advisor to COPAC, the parliamentary committee that wrote Zimbabwe's new Constitution, which was approved at a referendum and signed into law in 2013.
He was the author of a widely acclaimed blog Big Saturday Read offering in-depth analyses of law and politics in Zimbabwe.
During his fellowship, Dr. Magaisa wrote a handbook on citizens' fundamental rights and freedoms under the new constitution, a project aimed at enhancing a culture of constitutionalism and democratic citizenship in Zimbabwe.


Those of us who swam at the time probably never knew just how committed Mrs Dare was but as we grew up we began to realise and appreciate just how much of a contribution she made to the swimming fraternity!

Proudly wearing her green blazer laden with memorabilia she would pace the poolside. She wasn't liked much for that red flag which hung from her pocket, she never liked it either, but if you followed the rules that's where it remained. I'm sure she has seen generations pass through the waters of Borrow Street pool which it is still fondly known as and I'm sure Nationals were a time of great joy for her as she watched the Crusaders swimmers soar! She was always cheering for them from the sidelines and corrections came through in our evening training sessions. So many amazing memories you were a part of and so we thank you for your committment and contribution through-out our young lives! Thoughts are with Murray Dare and all other family during this sad time.


3) Notices and Events

Tel: 2260684 / 2267195 E-mail: mailto:zam@gatorzw.co.uk

Supper is available before DVD showings but please remember that orders for evening meals must be placed in advance.
The Note is open every day from 8.30 for coffee, snacks, light meals etc. and also does outside catering.
Further details from adelaide.muchetu@gmail.com - or phone 0774 004 449 / 0771 048 995.

THURSDAY 9 JUNE AT 6.30 P.M. HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE Harry Potter needs no introduction but it's 25 years since the first book in the sequence was published - on 26 June 1997 to be precise. In the opening instalment Harry, a seemingly ordinary eleven-year-old boy serving as a virtual slave for his aunt and uncle, learns that he is actually a wizard and has been invited to attend the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. He's snatched away from his mundane existence but soon finds that the wizarding world is far more dangerous for him than he would have imagined as he quickly learns that not all wizards are ones to be trusted..
- Two and a half hours of pure, uninterrupted enchantment. [Observer]
- An exceptional big-screen treat. [The Times]
- A near-perfect commercial and cultural commodity. [Variety]
- The quickest, zappiest two and a half hours of entertainment you'll ever see. [Guardian]
Admission: US$2.00 [free to Film members]

Sparks fly in this recording of the all-star concert from Berlin's equivalent of the Hollywood Bowl, part of the July 2006 World Cup festivities. The electricity was generated by the trio of tenors Placido Domingo and Rolando Villazon and soprano Anna Netrebko in a programme of operatic and vocal favourites. 'The crowd estimated at 20,000 ate it all up, and so will home viewers!'
- There's a real sense of occasion, our greatest living tenor benignly crowning superstar successors who provide comparable art and intelligence.
[BBC Music Magazine]
- With Domingo, Netrebko and Villazon in top form - and clearly enjoying making music together - no wonder that the over 20,000 opera lovers in the audience and the critics were ecstatic. [The Things I Enjoy]
- This evening was the stuff of myth. [Berliner Morgenpost]
Admission: US$2.00 [free to Red Carpet members]

The Finsbury brothers, Masterman (John Mills) and Joseph (Ralph Richardson), are the last surviving members of a tontine that will pay a huge sum to whomever lives longest. Hoping to bankroll his perpetually confused grandson Michael (Michael Caine), Masterman asks Joseph to visit with the intention of killing him. Meanwhile Michael falls in love with Joseph's granddaughter, Julia (Nanette Newman), and his two scheming nephews (Dudley Moore and Peter
Cook) also have plans for the money. When they think Joseph has died en route to seeing his brother, their attempts to cover it up involve among others a drunken butler (Wilfred Lawson), an unreliable doctor (Peter
Sellers) and a dogged detective (Tony Hancock).
- An amazing, wonderful, happy motion picture. The Wrong Box is a classic. [IMDb]
- One of the funniest films I've seen. The Peter Sellers cameo is hysterical. [google.com]
- Hilarious black comedy. [Movie Metropolis]
- It's a charming, colourful romp sure to bring a smile to your face. [Amazon]
Admission: US$2.00 [free to Film members]

Childhood friends Julianne Potter (Julia Roberts) and Michael O'Neal (Dermot
Mulroney) had a deal to marry each other if they were still single by age 28. Now, four days before her 28th birthday, O'Neil announces that he's marrying a gorgeous 20-year-old named Kimberly (Cameron Diaz). Suddenly realizing that she's actually in love with Michael, Julianne vows to stop the wedding at all costs and when she's appointed maid of honour, things get even more complex.
- The buoyant, bitter-sweet Wedding puts new fizz in an old form. [Newsweek]
- Roberts puts her heart into this one. Audiences are likely to return the favour. [Rolling Stone]
- It's funny as hell - not in a rolling-in-the-aisles kind of way - but in the sly smile, knowing glance, growing chuckle kind of way. [Apollo Guide]
Admission: $2.00 (Free to Film Members)
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

4) Congratulations

5) Roses And Raspberries

6) Pets Column

The current underlying economic struggle that Zimbabwe is going through,of course presents challenges to animal welfare, but in spite of this, Bulawayo SPCA has managed to keep going thanks to the dedicated staff, and the amazing continuing support of the public.

So perhaps you could help all the animals in their care by checking out our WISH LIST!

Dog Food and Cat Food
Food Bowls
Litter Trays for the Cats
Pet Beds
Scratching Posts for the Cats
Carriers/Collapsible Cages
2nd hand Dog Collars and Harnesses
Unwanted Towels, Blankets and Sheets - even old coats are great for bedding
Flea and Tick Treatments
Small Scales for weighing puppies and kittens
Chlorine Bleach
Strong Brooms for cleaning the kennels
Office Supplies
Dedicated Volunteers........ and of course Monetary Donations that are so badly needed to keep Bulawayo SPCA's doors open.

Know that even just one item donated from this list will help at least one animal - if not many!
Thank You

8) Bulawayo News

9) Harare And Gweru News

Zim Websites:-


10) Wining, Dining and Coffee Houses

11) Property For Sale or to Rent

Hillside House for sale

For sale is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house, set in a quiet cul de sac in the sought after suburb of Hillside. Close to several schools and shopping centres.

Sitting on 2578m2, the main house features Oregon pine sprung floors throughout, an enclosed sun lounge, main lounge and dining room with fireplace, office, newly renovated shower room, main bathroom with antique ball and claw bath and toilet, as well as separate guest toilet.
Each of the 3 bedrooms have plenty of storage space in the form of built in cupboards.
The bathrooms have fashionable screed floors.
The kitchen is a good size, with double sink, plumbing for a washing machine and extensive cupboard space. A 200l solar geyser with zesa back up services the main house.
2 of the entrance doors are equipped with wheelchair ramps. A generator changeover switch is installed.

The spacious self contained cottage features a main bedroom with full ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe, a large second bedroom, a full size kitchen and pantry and an openn plan lounge and dining room. The cottage has fashionable screed floors throughout. The cottage has a separate electric board which can be split from the main house if required.

A single storeroom and 2 room staff quarters with shower, toilet and large courtyard complete the buildings of this property.

7500l water tanks with booster pump service the entire property. It features a waterwise garden which requires little maintenance and is drought resistant. The back garden features numerous mature fruit trees. There is a well which will require a pump.

A secure parking area is separated from the main garden by 2 security gates.

The property is secured by walls on all sides, razor wire, and an electric gate.

This property would make an ideal purchase for a family looking to make an extra income from renting out the cottage, or indeed for a large extended family looking to live close to one another. The area is quiet, safe and secure.

Price: USD165 000.00 negotiable for cash payments.

Serious buyers only to contact +263 784 045 661


SUNNYSIDE - $80,000 (New Listing) Brick under IBR, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, walled and gated.
HILLSIDE - $280,000 (New Listing) Brick under tile, 2 lounges, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, functional borehole, 1Bedroomed cottage.
KUMALO - $138,000 (New Listing) Brick under tile, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, functional borehole,
PADDONHURST - $75,000 Brick under tile and asbestos, 3 bedrooms. 1Bedroomed cottage, functional borehole.
DOUGLASDALE - $85,000 Brick under asbestos, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. Stand Size 1,3 Hectares
CBD -$41,000 - One bedroom, lounge, dining room, bathroom, kitchen, enclosed veranda.
TOWN HOUSE - $80,000 (Cloice of three) Two bedrooms, lounge/ dining room, fitted kitchen, pantry, complex borehole.

UMGUZA - $130,000 : 5 acres
CBD - $185,000 (Robert Mugabe Way)
Valuable property for sale, 5 Offices, 3 storerooms, ladies and gents toilets.

BINGA - $250,000 Stone under thatch, 4 bedrooms, sparkling swimming pool, gated and fenced
BINGA - $100,000 BUT, 3 bedrooms, swimming pool, fenced and gated. Gazebo.
BEIT BRIDGE - $110,000 (NEGOTIABLE) Brick under tile, 3 Bedrooms, lounge, carport
for 4 vehicles, enclosed veranda. Cottage. Property is walled and gated.
HWANGE - $85,000 Built on Baobab Hill, close to the Baobab Hotel, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,
fitted kitchen, fenced and gated.

For these and other properties for sale phone (029) 2274581/3 (landline), Kelvin 0773 366 207,
Bryan 0772238431, Probity 0782119972, email kelvin@rodor.co.zw or visit us on Property Book

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) 2274581/3 (landline), 0772238431, or email bryan@rodor.co.zw
or sales@rodor.co.zw

Our Property Management staff will be happy to assist you in securing suitable tenants for your property, and managing it thereafter. At present we have

UPPER RANGEMORE 15km from Bulawayo City Centre. Plot 12.5 acres to let. 2 functional boreholes, solar geyser, fitted kitchen: US$700 negotiable Available 1/6/22
CBD - Bachelor flat: US$330 Available 1/7/22

Donnington - double storey - factory/offices/good parking area situated on 6000m of land
Must be seen to be appreciated - Full details on enquiry

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY WANTED If you can assist contact us on 2274581kindly
Factory/warehouse/offices, for mining concern.

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) 2274581/3 (landline), resrents@rodor.co.zw
or rentals@rodor.co.zw, or visit our offices at 5A 9th Avenue, between Robert Mugabe Way and
Josiah Tongogara Avenue. Hours of Business: Monday to Fridays: 8am - 4.30pm
Saturdays: 8am - 11am


IAN & Co Real Estate


Buena Vista - on an acre: 5 bedroomed house, prolific borehole $230k B.U.T
Queens Park East - 4 Bedroomed, walled and gated
Barbourfields - B.U.A. walled and gated $35k
Mbundane - 3 bedroomed $18.5k
4 roomed house in Chivhu
Romney Park - incomplete
Pelandaba - 6 roomed with title deeds
Harare - Mandara: B.U.T. on 4314m2 - 4 bedroomed. Excellent borehole

Town house - suitable for Doctor's surgery
Double storey with large basement along J. M. N. Nkomo St

Richmond 1 acre
Umguza 2.4 Ha
Commercial stand at Plumtree

Plumtree - Nite Club
Plumtree Hardware Shop

2 bedroomed apartment (must be neat). Price open budget.

Matsheumhlope - 2 bedroomed cottage
Pelandaba house - 3 Bedroomed with one big room outside and a toilet.

OFFICES - Lepro Court (CBD)
Warehouse in Thorngrove
Warehouse in Belmont

Registered Valuers, Estate Agents, Auctioneers & Property Managers
111 Josiah Tongogara Street
Between 11th / 12th Ave
Tel: (0292) 886626 / 886256
Cell: 0712 871 455/ 0775 306 392 / 0775 662160 / 0772 478 287
E-mail: ianandcoproperties@gmail.com / dlamsian@gmail.com
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


Well spoken lady seeks employment as a house-keeper / child-minder.
Able to do basic cooking. Stay out preferred. Please contact 0774 776
360 or 0714 565 086


Mature lady well spoken lady seeks employment as a
housekeeper/childminder. She is able to do basic cooking and baking.
Very good with children, able to help with the elderly as well.
Available to start immediately, stay out preferred. Please contact
07723 598 971


Mature, hardworking lady seeks employment as a nurse aide / caregiver.
Has years of experience with one on one nursing with patients. Has
worked at Queen Mary and has references available. Willing to do day
or night duty. Please contact 0771 012 498

Bookkeeper/Office Administrator Required.

Must have experience in

Sage Paste to Trial Balance, All Statutory Returns

Wages and Returns, Internet Banking, Sales Invoicing, Debt Collecting,

Computer Literate. Be able to work on their own

Mid 40 - 50 years of age and have own transport.

Please send CV to officeaccmay@gmail.com before 20th June.

Only successful candidates with be replied to.


A mature lady with many years experience in the Secretarial /
Administration field seeks a suitable morning only position. Available
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Kindly contact call/whatsapp 0783295334

Sales negotiators wanted to join a Real Estate Company based in Bulawayo. Applicants must have a qualification in Real Estate. Membership to REIZ will be an added advantage. Remuneration to be disclosed to shortlisted candidates. Email CV's to byosalesapply@gmail.com.

I am a lady aged 35 seeking care work in Bulawayo, preferably house calls for the elderly or to take care of children.
I am a certified nurse aide from St Johns. Please contact me on 0773216899

I am a lady aged 35 seeking care work in Bulawayo, preferably house calls for the elderly or to take care of children.
I am a certified nurse aide from St Johns. Please contact me on 0773216899


Mature class 1 driver(retested) with more than 5 year experience

Contact 0712359715


Mature lady ,aged 60 years of age with many years of experience in the
Secretarial /Administration field seeks a suitable position. Holder of
a class 4 Drivers licence. Available to start work immediately.
Tel/Whatsapp 0783295334


Mature, friendly lady seeks employment as a house-keeper / childminder. Able to look after children and your precious pets. Live out preferred and able to start immediately. Please contact 0777 101 903 (call or app) or 0773 886 410

I am 42 yrs and a holder of a clean class 1 drivers licence experience in both local and cross border my contact is 0712359715

21) Services

For all domestic, industrial and farming water installations, please contact
Bancroft and Neil Water for an efficient and professional service. Our products
include, Borehole drilling, Pump installation, Pump repairs, Capacity testing,
Spares, and Bulk water delivery.
Contact: Vusumuzi Sinyoka on 0772775136, or Wonder Chikware on 0773490818.
Phone: 2880844/2880846/2881074


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



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