Full Table: Harare’s New Rates

Correspondents The Harare City Council last week approved new rates, with refuse collection increasing with at least nine fold, water and sewer charges having quadrupled. The new tariffs are with effect since November 1. The new fees are contained in a supplementary water, sanitation and hygiene tariffs budget approved during a special council meeting. Below…

Epworth Residents Angry at USD Council Rates

By Marshall Bwanya Epworth residents have expressed their dismay and disapproval over the satellite town Local Board’s decision to peg service delivery rates in USD currency. Peter Nyapetwa of Epworth Residents Development Association (ERDA) said the local authority has started demanding residents to pay all services in USD currency without consulting them. “Our local board…

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…

Residents Owe Harare ZWL$1,4 billion

By Correspondent Harare City Council is now owed over ZWL$1,4 billion by residents, business and Government, a situation which the authorities say is adversely affecting service delivery. According to a statement from Council as of May 31 this year residents in high density areas owed council $359 312 594 while those in low density owed…