What Is A ByLaw?

By Correspondent A bylaw is a law made by a local authority in accordance with the powers conferred by or delegated to it under a statute. Part XVII of the Urban Councils Act [Chapter 29:15] (UCA) empowers councils to make these by-laws under the final approval of the Local Government minister. By-laws are laws that…

No Water Solution in Sight: Mayor

By Correspondent Chitungwiza Mayor Lovemore Maiko has said there is no quick to fix to the water situation in Chitungwiza amid revelations that the municipality owes Harare City Council $11 million. Chitungwiza has the third largest population in Zimbabwe and has been struggling to pay its debts to Harare City Council hence worsening the water situation as…

VP Chiwenga Jumps into Rautenbach Land Scandal

By Correspondent The country’s Vice President Constantine Chiwenga has allegedly reassured Kambuzuma’s Joshua Nkomo residents to stay put at their stands despite eviction fights with businessman Billy Rautenbach who claims the place. The residents have been fighting running battles with police who are allegedly being sent by a land cabal that involves Rautenbach, Harare State…

Harare Council Suspends Three Engineers

Statement Harare City Council has suspended three senior Water Engineers as it moves to align its service delivery mandate with the residents. The suspension is without benefits. The suspended engineers are Simon Muserere (Wastewater , Richard Kunyadini (Distribution) and Artwell Ruhukwa (Water Production). Chief Chemist Mr Teddy Mafuko is part of the suspended group. The…

The Wetland War

By Correspondent Rural urban migration, a ballooning population, corruption and the attendant pressure for housing has created a dangerous trend as more and more people are being settled on wetlands in various urban areas. A recent report detailed how the Harare City Council had offered its own workers stands in wetland areas as compensation for…