Government Promises Demolitions of Houses

Own Correspondent In a dire warning for Harare residents Information Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana has stated that government will be carrying out demolitions of illegal houses. The warning, which follows other demolitions by Council, follows allegations of connicance between Council officials and land barons. Mangwana has however said the coming operation will aim for all…

ZACC Goes After Illegal Fuel Stations

OpenCouncilHRE Reporters The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is reportedly set to descend on illegal fuel stations that have sprouted in Chitungwiza, this publication is reliably informed. According to a top Chitungwiza Council official, the anti-corruption body revealed its intention to clamp-down on the illegal fuel station following concerns that some council officials have been corruptly…

EMA Corners Chitungwiza Council Over Wetlands

By Marshall Bwanya The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has ordered Chitungwiza Council to halt commercial stands development on a wetland site in Ward 12. Juliet Mavu EMA spokesperson said Chitungwiza Municipality had allocated illegal commercial stands on wetlands without an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) certificate. “After establishing that Chitungwiza Municipality had allocated some commercial stands…