Mafume’s 100 Day Plan

By Correspondent Newly installed Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume has produced his 100 day plan laying out ambitions to resuscitate the sunken capital. Below we reproduce his focus points in the plan: More effective service delivery that is affordable, accessible, and at acceptable levels of quality based on the participation of the residents and stakeholders of…

We Won’t Pay Rates Until Water Comes-Tafara Residents

By Correspondent Some Harare residents have vowed not to pay Council rates until the local authority begins providing the necessary service to their communities. The sentiments were expressed by some Tafara residents during a Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) Ward Development meeting. The residents alleged that some community sections have not been receiving water for…

Harare Faces Covid19 Explosion

By Correspondent Harare faces the likelihood of a Covid explosion as a serious water crisis in recent weeks is further exposing the residents to COVID19 , according to the Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA). Council has attributed the poor water supply to shortage of water treatment chemicals. A statement released by Council stated that they,…

Council Now Collecting Rates in USD

By Correspondent The Harare City Council is now collecting rates in USD following the gazzetting of Statutory Instrument 85 of 2020 by government. This was revealed in a statement by the authorities who state that “Harare City Council is now empowered to collect rates and charges in United State Dollars (USD) as directed by Statutory…