Climate Change Threatens Mutare’s Water Sources

By Ndaizivei Majaka Mutare is likely to face severe water shortages as the effects of climate change begin to take effect on its main water source of Pungwe River according to experts. According to research results by De Wit and Stankiewicz the river will experience a “reduction of annual rainfall by approximately 10%, with no […]

EMA Blames Council For Dead Fish in Masvingo Rivers

By Correspodent The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) says the death of aquatic life in Masvingo’s two major rivers Shagashe and Mucheke in the past two weeks was due to low levels of oxygen caused by high masses of dissolved salt. The authority said the salts emanated from rampant industrial, mining and agricultural discharge of effluent into the […]

Moyo had a US$68k fire tender option but chose US$400k

By Correspondent It has been revealed that Harare wanted to acquire 5 fire tenders for US$68 000 from the United Kingdom but Local Government Minister July Moyo chose to have government acquire a single truck for US$400 000 from Belarus. This was revealed early this week during a Parliamentary debate in the National Assembly. Binga South legislator […]

Chombo stokes more heat on CCC councilors

By Correspondent Government has added more pressure on the opposition controlled urban local authorities after it alleged that it has been funding them to enable them to provide services to residents. Speaking in Parliament the Deputy Minister of Local Government Marian Chombo said there were various enterprises open to Councils to provide services. “The Ministry has a […]

Some Politicians Should Just Resign On Their Own, Residents Rep

By Correspondent Some local politicians have lost any moral integrity to continue running the country according to Harare Residents Trust (HRT) Director and local authority expert Precious Shumba. Shumba said many of the current leaders should have resigned a long time ago but the action of resigning only makes sense to politicians with moral integrity. […]

Municipalities not remitting workers pension

By Loreen Tadzingwa Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya has told Parliament that most municipalities in the country are not remitting pensions they are deducting from workers. The development is likely to put the lives of pensioners in danger as they will not have anything to fall back on after retirement. Speaking in the National Assembly, Honourable Chinyanganya said […]