Council to Get More Road Funding from Gvt

By Staff Reporter Government is set to support the Harare City Council with funds to ensure the repairing and rehabilitation of roads. This was said by the Provincial Development Coordinator Tafadzwa Muguti during an interactive workshop between government and Council. Muguti said Government is working with Council through the Provincial Roads Committee. “We are determined…

Government to Evacuate 31K Families from Wetlands

By Correspondent Government has sought to address the problem of dysfunctional settlements which include people residing on wetlands and in flood-prone areas and will be evacuating over 31 000 families. In a Post-Cabinet briefing this week, government said the program includes the production of a wetland Master-Plan, streamlining the operations of housing cooperatives and rehabilitation of…

Residents Decry Chiwenga’s Taskforce

  By Correspondent Government’s move to impose an inter-ministerial taskforce to oversee opposition controlled Councils has been described by residents as a violation of self-governance. President Mnangagwa last month announced the creation of a taskforce led by VP Chiwenga to oversee Councils. He accused the local authorities of running down urban cities. However residents through…

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…