Download: Council Audit Committee Minutes

By Correspondent Last month Harare City Council held its monthly Full Council meeting. Below we provide the full minutes from the Council Audit Committee which dealt with a variety of controversial issues. Some of the Council issues include the selling of land to Mashwede and a missing audit report.

Download: Full Council, Education Committee Minutes

By Correspondent Harare City Council held its monthly Full Council meeting for February recently. Below we provide the minutes for the various committee which sat. Download the Education Committee minutes below.

Is This A Baboon Attack Or Suicide?

By Correspondent It’s often stated that all political projects carry the seeds of their own destruction within. In the same picturesque narratives of a bright new future, there lie the wire strands that will snag the movement. Nelson Chamisa’s Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), is carrying the dreams of many hoping to escape the vapid […]

Warning for Park Street Space Barons

By Councilor Denford Ngadziore Harare City Council Chairperson for the Small and Medium Enterprises Committee Clr Denford Ngadziore has warned Park Street vendors that they won’t operate again. Ngadziore said Council would no longer allow the usual weekend vending at the site. Below we reproduce his full statement. ——————- Dear SMEs Traders in Harare. The […]

Opposition Clamping Itself Out Of Power

By Correspondent The opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has suddenly found itself at crossroads with its urban support base due to a wave of vehicle clamping operations in the CBD. In a bid to restore order to the CBD municipal police and City Park officials have been clamping and towing many vehicles including those […]

Mafume’s Small Victories Offer Hope For Opposition

By Pieter Ziegler This week the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) finally conceded ground in its trench warfare with Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume and agreed to a meeting. Over the past months, the two have been waging an attritional media battle with statements and accusations flying all over the place. Barely armed for combat against […]

Parliament Pushes ZACC To Investigate Harare

By Correspondent The Public Accounts Committee sought to establish the extent to which Harare City Council had addressed audit observations made in the 2020 Auditor-General’s Report by implementing recommendations made by the Auditor-General. Committee Recommendations -Harare City Council should by 31 January, 2023 engage Quill and reinstall BIQ so that the bank reconciliations could be […]

Having Failed With Gvt, ZACC Is Now Hunting In Councils

By Correspondent By September 2021 ZACC had twenty-six (26) cases undergoing trial, nineteen (19) were allocated dates and forty-five (45) were still in the set down the office. “However, our worry is the lack of completion of these trials due to the delays in the court process,” it’s spokesperson John Makamure stated. ZACC Chairperson Loice […]

Mwonzora Recalls 3 Norton Councilors

By Correspondent MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora has recalled 3 Norton Town Councilors on allegations that they have defected to the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC). The three Councilors are Clr Charles Dube from Ward 2, Clr Muchaneta Munyeveri, Ward 3 and Clr Rosemary Chinoera, Ward 9. One of the recalled Councilors, Clr Chinoera was quoted […]