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play professional

is currently coaching at sports academy 'The Harefield Academy' in Middlesex. In early 2010, Nkala returned to Zimbabwe to play professional cricket with the Mid-West Rhinos Franchise, along with Riki Wessels, Darren Stevens (Darren Stevens (cricketer)) and Brendan Taylor and many others. Tino Mawoyo was ruled out from World Cup 2011 because of an abdominal muscle tear. He made his Test cricket debut for Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe national cricket team) against Bangladesh (Bangladesh national cricket team) at Harare on 4 August 2011. On 2 September at Bulawayo, Mawoyo carried his bat (carry the bat) through the innings in the only Test against Pakistan, scoring an unbeaten 163. He was the third Zimbabwean batsman to do so in a Test innings, after Mark Dekker in 1993 and Grant Flower in 1998. All three men achieved the feat in Tests against Pakistan. Wikipedia:Bulawayo Dmoz:Regional Africa Zimbabwe Localities Matabeland North Bulawayo Commons:Category:Bulawayo

major popular

facilities.There are several chiefs in the area including the popular Sikobokobo.Shangani which is one of the biggest rivers in Zimbabwe covers the area people from Mdengelele and Malinga use it very much for their livestock to drink and water for consumption. It has one major popular boarding school Hlangabeza which is located near the district offices.The former MP of the area was one of the most ever produced politicians in Matabaleland Welshman Mabhena .There are also a number of NGOs who operates

leading vocal

of the Bulawayo Philharmonic Orchestra and director of the Zimbabwe Academy of Music * Kubi Indi, development activist and businesswoman * Tendayi Jembere, actor * Graham Johnson (Graham Johnson (musician))Pianist, recognised as one of the world's leading vocal accompanists; also world authority on the song repertoire * Doris Lessing, novelist, Nobel Prize in Literature * Cont Mhlanga, playwright and founder of Amakhosi Theater * August Musarurwa, composer of the tune

amazing landscapes

a home to orphaned, abandoned and sick wild animals, great to visit with kids * *

local talent


place nearby

in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe and is located about 43 km north-east of Bulawayo. The Battle of Bembezi took place nearby in 1893. '''Inyati''' is a village in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe and is located about 60 km north-east of Bulawayo in the Inyati communal land. The village grew up around the Inyati mission, which established in 1859 by on land given to Robert Moffat and William

opening partnership

;ref (when he shared an opening partnership of 200, an English record,

largest game

to be considered by the government, due to the possibility of illegal immigrants gaining access into the country. '''Hwange National Park''' (formerly '''Wankie Game Reserve''') is the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe. The park lies in the west, on the main road between Bulawayo and the widely noted Victoria Falls and near to Dete. 250px right thumb Nyamandhlovu Pan, near Main Camp (Image:Nyamandhlovu-eles.jpg) This is the park headquarters, in the north-east, easily accessible by tarred road from the main Bulawayo–Victoria Falls road. There are a variety of self-catering accommodation, camping and caravan sites, a bar and restaurant and a supermarket. Wikipedia:Bulawayo Dmoz:Regional Africa Zimbabwe Localities Matabeland North Bulawayo Commons:Category:Bulawayo

series lead

in the two-Test series, which was drawn 1–1, but did manage to post his first Test half-century, reaching 66 in the First Test in Bulawayo, before scoring 31 in the first innings of the Second Test as the Indian batsmen struggled and ceded their series lead. The Indians subsequently toured Sri Lanka (Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2001) in mid-2001, enjoying spinning wickets similar to those in India. Harbhajan managed to establish himself

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a cargo-only line starting 1 April 2009. In 1995, Harare hosted most of the 6th All-Africa Games, sharing the event with other Zimbabwean cities such as Bulawayo and Chitungwiza. It has hosted some


'''Bulawayo''' is the second largest city in Zimbabwe after the capital Harare, with, as of the 2012 census, a population of 653,337. Zimbabwe at GeoHive It is located in Matabeleland, 439 km (273 mi) southwest of Harare, and is now treated as a separate provincial area from Matabeleland. The capital of Matabeleland North is now Lupane (Lupane, Zimbabwe), as Bulawayo is a stand-alone province.

Colloquially Bulawayo is also known by various names, these being the 'City of Kings', 'Skies', 'Bluez', 'Bulliesberg' or 'KoNtuthu ziyathunqa' – a isiNdebele (Northern Ndebele language) phrase for "''a place that continually exudes smoke''". This name arose from the city's historically large industrial base. The majority of the Bulawayo's population belongs to the Ndebele (Ndebele people (Zimbabwe)) ethnic and language group.

For a long time in Zimbabwe's history Bulawayo was regarded as the industrial centre of Zimbabwe and the city served as the hub to the country's rail network with the National Railways of Zimbabwe headquartered there because of its strategic position near Botswana and South Africa. It is the nearest large city to Hwange National Park, Matobo National Park and Victoria Falls.

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