Khupe Candidate Elected Deputy Mayor

Correspondent Losing Harare Mayoral candidate Councilor Luckson Mukunguma has won the Deputy Mayor’s post after being elected unopposed. The other contestant, Councilor Matinyanya, failed to get a seconder after he had nominated himself. Mukunguma replaces Councilor Enock Mupamawonde who was recently recalled by the MDC-T. The Finance Committee Chairperson previously lost the contest for the…

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…

Khupe Fires 11 More Councilors

By James Martin MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe has recalled 11 more Councilors from the Harare City Council rendering it largely ineffective. A letter by the Minister of Local Government July Moyo states that Khupe’s party has notified him of the vacancies. The move by Khupe follows her party’s recent loss in the Town House elections…

Here is Why Mafume is a Sitting Duck

By Correspondent Last week Jacob Mafume took over the Mayor’s seat vacant after the recalling of Herbert Gomba by Thokozani Khupe’s rampaging MDC-T. He has already promised a SMART city and a lot of things. As with us Africans, every post-electoral period is replete with big thoughts, notwithstanding countless other such moments have led to…