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…

Council Adds More Workers to Unpaid 9000

By Correspondent The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has bemoaned the decision by Harare City Council to recruit more employees at a time it’s struggling to pay more than 9000 of its workers. Council recently flighted adverts of its intention to recruit 52 workers under the City Health Department as part of a Covid19 response.…

Chidawu Petitioned over Chitungwiza Land Barons

By Own Correspondent Resident Associations from Chitungwiza have implored Minister of State for Harare Province, Senator Oliver Chidawu to ensure culprits behind corruption and illegal land deals at the Chitungwiza Municipality are arrested. In a petition sent to the Minister, the Residents Associations who include the Chitungwiza Community Development Network (CCDN) , the Chitungwiza Residents…

Khupe Hits Town House, Expels Councilors

By Correspondent Thokozani Khupe’s MDC-T has extended its fight for the control of the country’s biggest opposition party by recalling 4 Councilors from the Harare City Council. The 4 Councilors are Denford Ngadziore Ward 16, Grisot Mandere Ward 44, Jaison Kautsa Ward 37 and Tonderai Chakeredza Ward 31. A letter by the Minister of Local…

Council Sells US$2m Stand for ZWL$26m

By Correspondent Mt Pleasant Golf Club President Ngoni Mudzamire has revealed how they were ambushed into a 24 hour deal requiring US$2 million for Stand 402  before Council sold it to another private individual for ZWL$26 million. The stand raised public anger after revelations that Council had earmarked the golf course for residential stands. Whilst…