High Court Orders Council to Acquire PPEs

By Correspondent The High Court has ordered Chitungwiza Municipality to acquire Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s) for its staffers at municipality owned medical clinics. This follows industrial action by Chitungwiza nurses demanding PPEs to enable them to work during this period of COVID-19. However according to Chitungwiza Town Clerk Tonderai Kasu all Chitungwiza clinics are now…

US$30M Water Plant Deal Collapses

The US$30 million water treatment plant construction agreement between Norton Town Council and Hydromart, a private firm has collapsed after the firm failed to get funding for the project. The company was supposed to build a 200ML water treatment plant that would have serviced over 20 000 households. The project was supposed to be completed…

Covid19 Turns Police into Robbers

By Correspondent Some members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and Council Police have taken to extorting money, food and products from informal traders and vendors during the lockdown period as the country’s socio-economic state degenerates more. The security personnel have been accused of going around ghetto locations extorting money and goods from any trader…

Images: Epworth Demolitions Cascade to Houses

By Marshall Bwanya Epworth demolitions have now cascaded to several ‘illegal’ houses and toilets located in ward 6 and 7. Several Epworth residents this week were left homeless and are likely to face the approaching winter without adequate shelter or housing amenities after local authorities graders demolished their houses and toilets. Epworth Local Board District…

MaWhindi Finally Defeated by Covid-19

By Correspondent They ruled ranks, legal and illegal. They were the ones who set the fares for the kombis. They decided who could board and when. They literally ruled the CBD. Loud and boisterous with a Machiavellian swagger that characterised their lack of etiquette and social graces, they didn’t care for your thoughts or feelings.…