Covid-Harare City Shuts Down Offices

By Deputy Mayor Mupamawonde I extend my warmest greetings to you all the residents and visitors to Harare and would like to take this opportunity to reinforce the message against the fight against Covid-19. Harare City Council establishments like any other facilities in the city have not been spared the scourge of Covid-19. Some of…

Does Harare Need A Commission?

By Correspondent Political ructions and corruption within the Harare City Council have raised the prospect of a government appointed Commission taking over from the MDC led Council. The state is already laying the groundwork for a Commmission with state publications reporting on alleged residents pushing for this. “A proposal has been put forward to allow…

Council Now Collecting Rates in USD

By Correspondent The Harare City Council is now collecting rates in USD following the gazzetting of Statutory Instrument 85 of 2020 by government. This was revealed in a statement by the authorities who state that “Harare City Council is now empowered to collect rates and charges in United State Dollars (USD) as directed by Statutory…

Residents Settled on Graves

By Correspondent Residents from Epworth have blamed the Epworth Local Board for allowing land barons to settle desperate home seekers on land designated as a cemetery, Open Council has learnt. The residents claim that land barons who are alleging to be members of development committees are parcelling out land to people at Zinyengere Cemetery. “We…