Mliswa Warns Land-Selling Councilors

By Correspondent Some Norton Councilors have been accused of illegally selling pieces of land to desperate members of the public bypassing Council channels. The legislator for Norton, Temba Mliswa said the accused include Chiefs and village headmen. “I would like to warn all people who are buying land in Norton from Chiefs, Councillors or some…

Residents Owe Harare ZWL$1,4 billion

By Correspondent Harare City Council is now owed over ZWL$1,4 billion by residents, business and Government, a situation which the authorities say is adversely affecting service delivery. According to a statement from Council as of May 31 this year residents in high density areas owed council $359 312 594 while those in low density owed…

Council Backdates Bills to January

By Correspondent Harare residents have been shocked by recent Harare Council bills which the authorities allege to be a result of backdated figures. A recent report by the Combined Harare Residents Association alleges that Council backdated rates increase from January 2020. The shocker comes at a time when the City’s Audit Committee had observed that…

Market Pushes $2 Bond Note Out

By Correspondent Various traders, vendors and other informal markets are now refusing the usage of the $2 bond note pushing the lowest circulating note out of circulation. The move is likely to disenfranchise many who still had loads of the rapidly devaluing currency. The traders allege that the $2 bond note is no longer being…

Norton Running Dry

By Correspondent Norton boreholes are running dry with intensifying water shortages leading to the provision of the precious liquid through water tankers. The situation has lately become acute such that Council, working with local MP Temba Mliswa, is working with Schweppes Zimbabwe to provide residents with water through tankers. The company has taken to distributing…