ZINARA Admits Underfunding Councils

By Correspondent Zinara Board Chairman Dr George Manyaya has admitted to his organisation underfunding various road projects in the cities. Manyaya revealed this on Wednesday while giving an update on their operations. “As we continue to fund these key road projects, I urge our esteemed councils or rather road authorities to uphold the highest standards […]

Zimdancehall Holds Some Lessons For Council

By Wisdom Mumera Zimdancehall has been a self-made guy with equal measures of talent and stupidity conveyed creatively as conscious artistic creations. The organic yin yang nature of nonsense and acute wisdom encapsulated within its street lingo lyrics means many enjoy it with both revulsion and pornographic contentment. In public you revile it but in […]

Chamisa’s Odinga Pattern Is Ominous

By Wisdom Mumera After five attempts Kenya’s veteran opposition politician Raila Odinga last year failed to win against former Vice President William Ruto. His post-election discourse was the same. I was rigged and will contest the results in the courts. That didn’t work either. At 77 years it appears that Odinga may have reached the […]

Breaking Bad Season Finale for Land Barons?

By Pieter Ziegler One poignant scene in the Breaking Bad finale Walter comes face to face with who, supposedly, was the reason he started this adventure: his wife Skyler. He hands her a lottery ticket containing the coordinates to Hank and Steve Gomez’s graves, and leaves his wife with one last sentiment: “I did it […]

Has The Kombi Mafia Taken Over Harare CBD?

By Correspondent With a staggering average collection of over US$1 million each month CBD rank marshals have become a strong factor in Harare’s transport sector. The rank marshals are allegedly working with corrupt ZRP and municipal officers to control the hundreds of buses in the CBD. The system is such as well-oiled mechanism such that […]

Chamisa Is Done But Doesn’t Know It Yet

Chamisa Is Done But Doesn’t Know It Yet

OPINION By Pieter Ziegler Nelson Chamisa’s exit from the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) was as sudden as it was shocking. Yet, in the context of his two losses in both 2013 and 2018, such a sudden exit makes sense. It’s actually a convenient shedding of old skin in a bid to reprise his vaunted […]

Eight Traffic Officers Suspended Over Extortion

By Correspondent Eight Harare City Council police officers have been suspended over allegations of illegal activities in the line of duty. Some of them were identified by victims at a parade. According to Council, the officer will go through the normal disciplinary hearings. In a statement Council said appropriate action will be taken against all […]

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 […]