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Category Archives: City Watch

27 April 2017 THE community of Hopley is set to benefit from the construction of a clinic, youth centre and road where council will get support from United Nations Population Fund and International Labour...

27 April 2017 Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Saviour Kasukuwere has set up a three member caretaker council which will run the affairs of Chitungwiza Municipality after...

25 April 2017 WHILE litter has remained a challenge in the City of Harare, this is set to improve after the State Procurement Board allowed for the buying of refuse compactors and skip trucks. ...

21 April 2017 The Harare City Council dropped its heavy handed stance on vendors because they considered their plight. ...

19 April 2017 The rains which were experienced this season blessed Harare as four dams which supply the city are all 100 percent full. ...

19 April 2017   While the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration took over vehicle licensing from the Harare City Council, the latter is wondering where the fees are going. ...

18 April 2018 Noise pollution from churches continues to be a major concern for the City of Harare. ...

12 April 2017 RESIDENTS expect Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni’s State of the City address this week to look at service delivery. ...

7 April 2017 NEWLY elected Harare City Council Deputy Mayor Councillor Enock Mupamawonde has called for unity amongst all key stakeholders to ensure good service delivery. ...

4 April 2017   Harare City Councillor Enock Mupamawonde has been elected Deputy Mayor replacing Cllr Christopher Mbanga who resigned last week. ...

31 March 2017 The criticism over roadblocks has continued to mount and despite calls by Minister of Home Affairs Dr Ignatius Chombo that they will be reduced, the situation seems to have worsened. ...

22 March 2017 The Harare City Council has filled in the positions of three directors two of which were in acting capacity on the positions. ...

22 March 2017   CONTINUOUS sewer blockages in Mufakose are set to be a thing of the past after the Harare City Council started laying a new pipe that is set to ease the pressure. ...

21 March 2017   FED up residents of Warren Park D have resorted to dumping garbage at the council’s district offices in the area. ...

21 March 2017 SOME commuter omnibus operators have heeded the call to start using the Coventry Road Holding Bay. ...

16 March 2017 THE City of Harare is considering introducing underground bins in the city, waste management manager Engineer Calvin Chigariro has said. ...

16 March 2017 The Harare City Council will review the implementation of the decentralisation quarterly, Acting Town Clerk Josephine Ncube has said. ...

14 March 2017 While the Harare City council is battling to recover US$606 million, revenue collection efforts are being dented by some workers, it has been revealed. ...

13 March 2017   It never rains but pours for Mbare residents after their houses were flooded AGAIN despite earlier efforts and promises to rectify the situation. ...

10 March 2017 THE plan to have houses constructed in front of the Zimbabwe National Army’s 2 Brigade Barracks was stopped over security concerns by the army, a recent council meeting heard. ...

8 March 2017 The Harare City Council is waiting on a Local Government, Public Works and National Housing approval to hire anti litter monitors on three months contracts to deal with urgent waste management...

6 March 2017 A CITY council traffic cop captured negotiating with a motorist to release a car that she had ‘unprocedurally’ clamped recently in the capital. ...

. . . situation getting worse While the mushikashika scourge was expected to lessen following the inclusion of the ZRP into Harare city’s traffic enforcement, it is now worse. ...

28 February 2017 THE Harare City Council’s Environment Committee has called for awareness campaigns on waste disposal and typhoid alertness so as to avoid disease outbreaks. ...

22 February 2017   …on call, holiday, school fees allowances, bonuses The Harare City Council has been losing millions of dollars through several financial leakages which saw executive managers...

17 February 2017 Harare City Council believes their decentralisation exercise will be a success after they introduced the internet connectivity for all its districts. ...

16 February 2017 THE Harare City Council has resolved to set up a five member tribunal to further investigate salary issues following an audit report by the auditors from the Ministry of Local Government...

15 February 2017 Harare City Council residents’ concerns continue to soar, with poor service delivery topping the list. ...

14 February 2017 SIX municipal and two Zimbabwe Republic Police officers were Tuesday seriously injured when they were attacked by vendors while on duty in Eastlea, City of Harare said in a statement....

14 February 2017 Several City of Harare officers who were drawn from various departments as part of decentralisation begin work today, it has been revealed. ...

10 February 2017 OXFAM says it is committed to work with Government and local authorities in helping avoid the spread of the typhoid which continues to threat human life. ...

10 February 2017 SOME Harare suburbs will have dry taps from today to tomorrow as the city council will partially shut down Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant. ...

9 February 2017 The Harare City Council will do all within its mandate to recover money owed by customers. ...

8 February 2017 SEPARATION of waste at source will go a long way in helping the Harare City Council deal with litter, a councillor has said. ...

8 February 2017 THE Zimbabwe Union of Drivers and Conductors has said they do not condone operations of kombis from illegal points known as mushikashika but they feel let down by the city’s enforcement...

. . . man hit by falling tree 3 February 2017 Walking and driving in Harare is now dangerous as some trees are falling and city fathers have been asked to act fast. ...

30 January 2017 The Harare City Council is struggling with the issue of vendors amid the need to strike a balance between an obligation to clean the city and moral obligation. ...

24 January 2017 The Harare City Council has embarked on a massive clean-up of Mbare Musika amid typhoid fears. ...

23 January 2017 The Harare City Council has been facing challenges in its garbage collection programmes owing to fuel challenges and an aging garbage collection fleet, which has seen the proliferation...

20 January 2017 THERE is a ticking health time bomb in Mufakose where raw sewage has been flowing into people’s houses for more than one week. ...

20 January 2017 THE Harare City Council on Wednesday started pouncing on illegal vendors who had vowed not to take heed of the call to stop operating from undesignated spots. ...

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18 January 2017 The Harare City Council wasted its much needed revenue and time by constructing the Coventry Road holding bay after commuter omnibus crews ditched the facility to operate from illegal...

17 January 2017 ONE of Harare City Council’s pay schemes has taken shape and members expect servicing to be complete by March. ...

17 January 2017   The Harare City Council seems to have failed to remove vendors trading on the streets after the “48 hour ultimatum” lapsed last Thursday with the traders still there. ...

12 January 2017 LACK of funds has led the Harare City Council to delay its grass cutting programme, it has been revealed. ...

12 January 2017 The Harare City Council has said it is confident that traders in the municipality will take heed of the ban of all food vendors as a measure to curb the typhoid virus. ...

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6 January 2017   . . . as typhoid fears mount The Harare City Council has urged residents to stop buying food from undesignated points as these can be sources of contracting the deadly typhoid virus. ...

5 January 2017 Despite noble anti-mushikashika campaigns employed by the Harare City Council, facts on the ground show that such are not yielding any positive results. ...