Budiriro Flood Houses To Be Demolished

By Correspondent Nearly 30 houses ravaged by recent floods in Budiriro will be demolished by the Government, an official has said. Harare Metropolitan Province Minister Charles Tavengwa said the 27 owners will then be relocated. “They have to abide by the law. “If they had followed the law all this would not have happened. “What […]

Floods: Residents on Wetlands Urged to Evacuate

Floods: Residents on Wetlands Urged to Evacuate

The Civil Protection Unit has alerted the city to impeding floods due to incessant rains. These are going to affect the low lying areas in particular Budiriro, Hopley and people who are situated in wetland areas,

One Child Missing As Budiriro Is Hit By Flooding

One Child Missing As Budiriro Is Hit By Flooding

Nearly 15 houses were submerged in water in Budiriro 4 Paddock area,Harare. Several people were marooned and rescued by ZRP Sub-Aqua Unit while a six-year-old minor is missing after heavy rains

South Africa Running Out Of Water

By Open Council South Africa may run out of water by 2030 according to a report by the eNCA. The publication states that a recently released National Water and Sanitation Master plan revealed this. “(It) indicates that demand for water will exceed available supply by 2030 if preventative measures are not taken. “Seven of the […]

Pomona Project: New Harare Mayor Squares-Off Against ED

By Correspondent Newly installed Harare Mayor Ian Makone reiterated Harare’s objection to the US$340 million Pomona Project before President Mnangagwa at the commissioning of the project on Monday. Addressing delegates, who included President Mnangagwa, at the commissioning of the Geo-Pomona Waste Management Project Makone cited issues from the previous administration. “As regards the project at […]

Nguwaya’s Geogenix BV Scheme Haunts Harare

By Correspondent The Pomona deal between Harare Council and Geogenix BV is already haunting the capital as private waste collectors are now dumping garbage in the CBD to avoid costs at Pomona. Council said some of the shops in the CBD also use street kids to dump garbage for them. In a statement, it said […]

Ken Sharpe Defends Borrowdale Wetland Destruction

By Correspondent By Correspondent Ken Sharpe, founder of property investment firm, Augur Investments, has defended his firm’s project to build flats on a Harare wetland alleging that it’s dilapidated. Sharpe has since reiterated the point in two different interviews reinforcing his belief in the project. “We will ask them (Harare Council) for any land available […]

Crowborough Farm Set For Demolitions

Council Statement Harare City Council has produced a statement warning residents at Crowborough Farm and other illegal sites to move away before demolitions begin. Below is the full statement: Council has noticed new invasions of council land particularly at our Crowborough Farm. The farm is used for wastewater treatment. This means any human settlement on […]

New Demolitions for Wetland Structures

By Correspondent Harare is embarking on a 45 day operation that will see the demolition of illegal structures erected on wetlands. The operation, codenamed Zero Tolerance to Environmental Crimes, will end on 15 December and will cover Harare, Chitungwiza, Ruwa and Epworth. Speaking to state media, Tafadzwa Muguti, the Provincial Affairs and Devolution Secretary said […]