Download: Harare Mayor’s New Year Message

Download: Harare Mayor's New Year Message

I feel deeply humbled to present this New Years’ Message on behalf of the City of Harare and in my Capacity as the Mayor of the Capital City of the Republic of Zimbabwe. I was re-elected the Mayor of the Capital City on the 21st of December 2023 and I would like to pay tribute to my predecessors for holding fort and ensuring that the City remains afloat. Council has had many challenges relating to service delivery

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

Mafume Wins Mayoral Post As Chamisa Loses Again

Mafume Wins Mayoral Post As Chamisa Loses Again

Mafume polled 22 votes against Ruzani’s 14. ZANU-PF candidate Temany Utete got a paltry 4 votes. However the return of Mafume to the post which he held after the 2018 elections has not been without controversy.

Recalled Norton Councilors Dump CCC, File As Independents

Recalled Norton Councilors Dump CCC, File As Independents

The issue of recalls is tricky and we feel that standing as independents is currently better. Those who were stubborn and tried to contest under CCC were recently barred by ZEC. So it doesn’t make sense to follow the same failed path,”

Carnage As Harare Mayor Is Recalled Again

By Correspondent Carnage continues at Harare City Council after Mayor Lovejoy Chitengu was this week recalled by alleged CCC SG Sengezo Tshabangu. The recall was confirmed by Local Government Minister Winston Chitando. In a December 11 correspondence to Town Clerk Hosiah Chisango, Chitando explained that Chitengu had ceased to be a part of CCC. “Reference […]

New Mayor and Officials Squander 30K in 3 Days

By Correspondent Newly elected Harare Mayor Lovejoy Chitengu is leading a delegation that will spend US$30K within 3 days in Nyanga. The 8 councilors, 5 officials, 2 drivers and an aide are attending the Zimbabwe Institute of Strategic Thinking at Troutbeck Nyanga. Other councilors attending include recently Deputy Mayor Muronda, Clr Mande Ruzani, Clr Jakopo […]

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 […]

Nguwaya’s Fugitive Albanian Partner Fleeing To Zimbabwe

By Pieter Ziegler Mërtiri, in-between Former Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya and President Mnangagwa. Former Albanian President Sali Berisha says his country’s government is preparing papers for fugitive businessman Meril Mertiri to abscond to Zimbabwe. Mërtiri, a partner for Delish Nguwaya in the Geo-Pomona Waste Management deal with Harare City Council, is currently believed to […]

New Harare Mayor Backs Chamisa, Defys Tshabangu

By Correspondent Newly elected Harare Mayor Lovejoy Chitengu has stuck out his head with a defiant message against controversial CCC Interim Secretary General Sengezo Tshabangu. In his acceptance speech Chitengu expressed his support for Nelson Chamisa and the recalled councilors. “It is a sad moment because Cllr Makone, Cllr Kadzombe and the other recalled councillors […]

Cholera: Gvt Bans Vendors From CBD

By Correspondent Government has directed that all vendors be banished from the CBD as it seeks to contain the rise of cholera cases. This was revealed by the Minister of Information Jenfan Muswere while addressing a post cabinet briefing on Wednesday. Muswere said this would be one of many measures to contain the disease. “Government […]