Town Clerk Blesses 2 Wives With Stands

By  Own Correspondent Embattled Harare City Council (HCC) Town Clerk Josiah Chisango is in the eye of the storm following allegations that he awarded his two wives with stands in one of Harare’s affluent suburbs. Investigations by this publication can reveal that Chisango, who is a polygamist, allegedly abused his office to allocate stands to…

Hopley Residents Get Piped Water

By Correspondent Over 2000 Hopley residents are set to get piped water after the Harare City Council partnered a Dutch firm to draw water to the area. The pro-poor program will involve a partnership involving residents who are expected to excavate trenches whilst the Dutch firm, Vei, will provide technical assistance. Council will provide some…

Does Harare Need A Commission?

By Correspondent Political ructions and corruption within the Harare City Council have raised the prospect of a government appointed Commission taking over from the MDC led Council. The state is already laying the groundwork for a Commmission with state publications reporting on alleged residents pushing for this. “A proposal has been put forward to allow…

Chidawu Petitioned over Chitungwiza Land Barons

By Own Correspondent Resident Associations from Chitungwiza have implored Minister of State for Harare Province, Senator Oliver Chidawu to ensure culprits behind corruption and illegal land deals at the Chitungwiza Municipality are arrested. In a petition sent to the Minister, the Residents Associations who include the Chitungwiza Community Development Network (CCDN) , the Chitungwiza Residents…

Councilors Should Be Learned -Mliswa

By Correspondent Vocal Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has reignited public debate on the election of public officials saying Councilors should have standard education levels as requirements. Mliswa, who has previously advocated for the same in relation to Parliament, said the low service delivery standards and poor state of Harare was a direct result of the…

Council Worker Swindles US$1000

By Correspondent A City of Harare employee swindled US$1000 from a desperate home-seeker after promising him a stand in Strathaven or Marlborough. The unnamed worker has since been arrested by the police and his case is pending at the courts. According to Council minutes the Marketing Officer misrepresented himself “to an unsuspecting members of the…