Mnangagwa’s Council Taskforce Condemned

By Correspondent Residents have condemned the move by President Mnangagwa for government to take over the affairs of urban Councils which he is accusing of underperfoming. Mnangagwa has set up an inter-ministerial team led by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga to allegedly take over and speed up service delivery in all opposition-run councils. He recently described the…

Harare Council Faces Loss of ZINARA Funds

By Correspondent Harare City Council may fail to access its allocation from the Zimbabwe National Roads Adminstration (ZINARA) for 2021 following the garnishing of its accounts by Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) in 2020. ZIMRA garnished a Harare City Council account and collected ZWL$46 million which ZINARA had disbursed for Harare to carry out road works.…

Residents Defecating in Plastic Bags

By Correspondent Some Harare residents are now resorting to defecating in plastic bags to avoid using toilets due to incessant sewage bursts. Harare Council has not been able to deal with the sewage bursts as its workers have been undertaking job action pushing for increased salaries. A report by residents organisation Combined Harare Residents Association(CHRA)…