Residents Panic Over Corona

Staff Reporter Residents across the country have called on responsible local authorities and government to act on the COVID–19 with haste as they feel the poor level of service delivery will compound the situation dangerously.  In a statement , 20 Residents Associations (RA) from across the country registered their worry over the lack of awareness from Councils…

Harare Council Wins US$75 000 Case

By Correspondent The Harare City Council has won its case against a South African company that had sought to be paid US$75 000 for the unsanctioned upgrading of its BIQ system. Quill Associates, providers of Council’s BIQ system, took Council to the court of arbitration claiming that the city authorities were refusing to pay money…

Women Push for Quota System in Council

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Women in civic society are now pushing for a quota system in council saying it will allow women to participate in all tiers of government. Speaking at a media engagement workshop by Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition on Constitutional Amendment Bill recently, Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence(WALPE) Programmes Manager Batanai Mapinde…

MDC’s Smart Councils Statement

By Correspondent The opposition MDC Alliance recently held a gathering focused on the operations of Councils where it agreed a variety of resolutions as it aims to bring order to the many Councils it controls. Below we reproduce the statement of resolutions reached by the party. ……………………. Having had intense two day deliberations which ran under the…