Recalled CCC Members File Papers As CCC Again!

By Correspondent Some of the recalled CCC members say they will contest the upcoming by-elections as CCC candidates despite the threat of further recalls. Former Bulawayo Deputy Mayor Donaldson Mabutho revealed this after filing nomination papers on Tuesday. In an interview with Community Podium, Mabutho said CCC remained their party. “We still stand where we […]

Minister Chitando Fires Recalled CCC Councilors

By Correspondent The Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has lost 17 Councilors in Bulawayo after Winstone Chitando, Minister of Local Government, announced their recall on Wednesday. The removal of the 17 is in line with the recall letter by alleged bogus CCC interim Secretary General Sengezo Tshabangu. “I wish to inform you that I am […]

Coltart’s Bulawayo Unveils US$264M Budget For 2024

By Correspondent Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has released a budget of US$264 million for 2024, a slight increase from the 2023 budget of US$244 million. Under it, council has set the improvement of service delivery as its core agenda. The local authority expects to generate US$ 167 462 100 while $96 602 316 is expected […]

Can CCC Copy How EFF Is Responding To SA Police?

By Pieter Ziegler In a bid to bring order to roads, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) this month launched “Operation Tame the Traffic Jungle.” The operation has so far resulted in the arrests of nearly 50 000 culprits. However, in the absence of a reliable transport system, the operation has brought about severe challenges for […]

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 […]