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Category Archives: City Watch

13 September 2017 Longest serving female fire-fighter with the Harare Fire Services Department Agnes Chinzvende says she seeks to motivate other women to join the department. ...

7 September 2017   THE Zimbabwe Republic Police declined the Harare City Council’s request to have illegal vendors evicted from the Central Business District. ...

29 August 2017 Harare City council is set to contract community members and local community organizations to collect refuse from their areas to central collection points for a fee. ...

15 August 2017 The project by the City of Harare in partnership with Probin, a private entity, to install 800 underground bins will cost council a total US$328 000. ...

15 August 2017 HARARE has resolved to hand over 7 100 square meters of their Crowborough land to Home Link (PVT) Limited, which will see the latter develop residential flats for the poor in Harare. ...

9 August 2017 CITY fathers have resolved to rehabilitate Cleveland Dam Recreation Park and inject a new scope for the park to broaden its revenue collection base. ...

7 August 2017 In a move to curb noise from churches, Harare City Council has resolved and recommended that all churches allocated stands should comply with Building By-Laws to erect structures using approved...

7 August 2017 The Harare City Council has committed to start repayment of the US$144.4 million-dollar Exim Bank of China loan commencing next month. ...

29 June 2017 THE currently mess which is in Harare’s Robert Mugabe Road is an eyesore which is tarnishing the country’s image and a big blow in the quest to attract investment, a businessman has said....

29 June 2017 HARARE suburbs will be without water from tomorrow to Sunday due to maintenance work at Lake Chivero. ...

14 June 2017   SOME food outlets employees do not undergo the requisite medical tests hence they pose serious health risks to consumers of their food. ...

12 June 2017 HARARE is set to benefit from the construction of two district hospitals after they allocated the land while Government has identified international partners for the projects. ...

29 May 2017 PERFORMANCE contracts for urban local authorities heads will be reviewed at least twice a year as part of the new performance management system. ...

26 May 2017   Harare City Council is amongst eight cities which are set to benefit from water and climate change researches by the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) . ...

26 May 2017   THE City of Harare says it has gotten rid of all the bureaucracy which had dogged its layout plans and approvals system in line with its Ease of Doing Business strategy. ...

11 May 2017 THE Harare City Council will be carrying out feasibility studies for the introduction of cement/concrete roads in appropriate road sections. ...

11 May 2017 GWANZURA Stadium in Highfield is set for a major US$150 000 refurbishment so that that it can accommodate some Premier Soccer League matches this season. ...

5 May 2017 FORMER Harare City Town Clerk, Tendai Mahachi, has been fingered in a city parking scandal involving US$800 000 which was fraudulently awarded to a local company after misrepresented that it...

3 May 2017 THE Chitungwiza Residents Trust has said all councillors who are found on the wrong side of the law should face the music so that in the end, there is positive development in the municipality....

2 May 2017 There is need for a clear City of Harare succession plan so that each supervisor will mentor his or her subordinate for smooth handover of council services. ...

1 May 2017   Councillors and some staff of Chitungwiza Municipality identified land and allocated themselves for free or for as little as US$200 before reselling the stands for US$5 000 and above,...

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. ...

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