Coltart Goes Against Bulawayo Council Management

By Correspondent Newly elected Bulawayo Mayor, David Coltart has declared a fight against corruption within council chambers. “Our immediate priority must be cleaning up Bulawayo. “The second immediate priority is a review of all historical contracts. “If we find that contracts were not properly entered into there must be cancellation,” he said. Coltart added that […]

ZANU-PF Grabs All 10 Bulawayo Provincial Council Seats

By Correspondent ZANU PF has made a clean sweep of all the 10 Bulawayo Provincial Council seats after CCC failed to field candidates. The elected candidates include Manala Motsi, Eddie Dube, Kundai Nyika, Golden Ndlovu and Mnothisi Nsingo Other included are Moleen Dube and Mlungisi Moyo. However, the election of the all-ZANU PF members has […]

I Have A Car, So I Must Be A Councilor MRP Candidate

By Correspondent Mthwakazi Republic Party aspiring candidate for Bulawayao’s Ward 11 Pilate Moyo says having a vehicle qualifies him to be the councilor. Speaking to residents at an election debate at Emakhandeni Hall, Moyo said he was also more experienced. “I have so much experience in council. “This ward, after delimitation is too big for […]

Council Workers Go On Strike

By Lovemore Chazingwa Kadoma Council workers have resolved to go on strike until their working conditions are improved. The workers this week resolved to work for only 15 hours per week. They shall commence work at 11am and stop at 3pm daily. “This letter serves to notify that City of Kadoma employees have decided to […]

My First Target Is To Review Council Contracts-Coltart

By Correspondent Aspiring councilor for Bulawayo’s Ward 4 David Coltart says his first agenda, if he wins, is to review questionable contracts and tenders at the council. The former cabinet Minister is tipped to be the next Mayor of Bulawayo. “We need first of all to conduct a review of all the contracts the city […]

“We Want 10 ZANU PF Councilors in Byo”

By Correspondent The only sitting ZANU PF councilor in Bulawayo, Kidwell Mujuru says his party is targeting at least 10 council seat from the 2023 elections. Mujuru, from ward 29, said “The people are not happy with service delivery. “The residents deserve better, they are not happy of the service delivery in the city. “As […]

Coltart Admits Opposition Failure After 23 Years

By Correspondent Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) aspiring councillor, David Coltart has admitted that the opposition has failed to run urban councils since its inception in 1999. Speaking after filing his papers for Bulawayo Ward 4, Coltart said if elected he will tackle corruption and improve service delivery. “If there is any justifiable criticism of […]

ZAPU Fails To Field Presidential Candidate Over US$20K Fee

By Correspondent Opposition party, ZAPU has failed to field a presidential candidate for this year’s general elections citing exorbitant nomination fees. Instead, ZAPU announced that they will only field candidates for Members of Parliament and councilors. In a statement, ZAPU said they have channelled the little resources towards those offices. “We will not deploy a […]

Mthwakazi Plans Blockade of Matabeleland Entry Points

By Correspondent The Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) has announced plans to close all entry points into Matabeleland in a protest against the smuggling of resources. The protest will take place on June 16, 2023, according to the party’s Youth League. Mudenda Chilumbo, Chairperson of the Youth League said an uprising is needed to stop the […]

Bulawayo Starts What Harare Has Banished

By Correspondent A few months after Harare banned the weekend vending of second-hand clothes in the CBD, Bulawayo City Council is bringing back the same trade. BCC is set to reintroduce the vending popularly known as Khothama, as a way of earning foreign currency. Bulawayo is reportedly under pressure from its workers who are demanding […]