Beitbridge Eye Remembers Bob Marley

BY REX MPHISA/New York Times (Today in History) Reggae star Bob Marley has died at 36 – screamed all international newspapers exactly 41 years and one day ago. Bob, whose real names were Robert Nesta Marley, had a year earlier, been recorded as the first ever international superstar to perform in independent Zimbabwe at Rufaro Stadium on April 17 and into the newly born state of Zimbabwe. He came on the invite of the incoming Zimbabwe Government which had dislodged colonial Rhodesia through a protracted bush war during which many…

Skeem Beit Officially Opens Doors

BY REX MPHISA ITS a midas touch, to be precise. This is the apt description of SKEEM BEIT, a leisure joint officially opening in the heart of Beitbridge today. Richard Govati told Beitbridge Eye that a whopping figure upwards of $75 000 was spent on the build up, redesigning, branding and spoiling of what will start defining the entertainment life of Beitbridge town, Zimbabwe’s southernmost urban settlement. Govati who is the marketing head of SKEEM BEIT was candid and bullish. “That figure upawards of $75k speaks of how we rate…

Beitbridge Headlines Mat South Friends Of The Environment Walkathon

Staff Reporter BEITBRIDGE District will on Friday headline the Matabeleland South chapter of the nationwide Friends of The Environment Walkathon powered by the Nyaradzo Group. Chamnanga Secondary School and the community around the institution, one of Beitbridge’s oldest schools, will benefit from the event to include a tree-planting sub event and mini soccer tournament. At national level, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to address at the finishing line of a Harare to Chivhu Walkathon, a wrapper to all provincial events. Mnangagwa’s Chivhu event will follow a  three day 139 kilometre…

Journalist Muleya Named Top Influencer

BY REX MPHISA ZIMBABWE Newspapers journalist and Beitbridge Bureau Chief Thupeyo Muleya has scooped yet another award named among top influencers in the Beitbridge community.  Muleya received his latest accolade just as he stepped off a coach from grabbing a national award at last Wednesday’s colourful National Journalists and Media Awards  (NJAMA) in the capitol. The latest local award is a recognition for being a positive influencer in the Beitbridge community sponsored by Sundrive Coalition, a group of youth entreprenuers. They targeted people in various sectors including media, medicine, Small…

Beitbridge Journalist Scoops Njama Award

JOURNALIST and Zimbabwe Newspapers Beitbridge Bureau Chief Thupeyo Muleya has scooped a top national award for the Customs, Transport Freight Forwarding writer of the year. He was decorated at Wednesday’s National Journalists and Media Awards ceremony in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare.  Sponsored by Trans Direct, a company in related business, the award is given to a journalist who excels in the reportage of that field.  Contestants were required to submit three articles on 18 of the subjects that also included Business, Sports, Tourism to name a few.  Judges looked at the…