Barboufields is set for Uhuru celebration

By Sifiso Sibanda

THE stage is set for the main Independence Day celebrations that will, for the first time be held at Barboufields Stadium in Bulawayo tomorrow.

The Acting Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Dr Jenfan Muswere said at the venue of the main celebrations, Barboufields Stadium in Bulawayo on Sunday, the national organising committee had concluded all the preparatory work.

 “We have done all the preparations and the venue is ready for tomorrow and I want to assure the nation that we have put in place all the logistics for this year’s event and this will be a memorable event,” said Dr Muswere.

This year’s commemorations, the first outside the capital started with the lighting of the independence flame at Khami ruins this Saturday while on the big day soccer fans are in for a treat when Bosso and Dynamos clash in the independence cup and to put icing in the cake, an all-night musical gala will also be held.