Chamisa Kicks Out Masvingo Mayor

By Correspondent Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly blocked the nomination of Collen Maboke as CCC candidate in the coming elections. Maboke is the current Masvingo City Mayor. A source with inside information said that Maboke already knew the decision even before the final results are out. “Maboke was seeking to […]

Zaka: Women Lose Out In ZANU PF Primaries

By Correspondent Only 3 female councilors have the chance to return to Zaka Rural District Council from 7 in the passing term. This follows the loss of 4 female councilors in the ZANU PF primary elections. In 2018, Zaka had set the pace as one of the leading Rural Councils in Masvingo province to elect […]

Prof Moyo Ridicules Education Requirements For Councilors

By Correspondent Former Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo says the introduction of educational requirements for councillors is unconstitutional. Moyo said the proposed amendment of the Rural Districts Council Act is a move which should be discarded. Government is reportedly finalising a new law to block uneducated politicians from holding positions in local authorities. […]

ZANU PF Councilor Dumps Ward, Aims Higher

By Correspondent Masvingo city council deputy mayor Wellington Mahwende has dumped his ward 6 and will contest for the position of MP in the coming elections. Mahwende won the right to represent Masvingo Urban constituency under Zanu PF. He emerged the winner during the party’s chaotic internal polls held recently. Mahwende served one term as […]

Mwonzora’s Last Wish Is That Death Be Slow. He Won’t Get It!

By Correspondent The MDC-T is currently caught in a time warp where it is watching itself helplessly crawling towards the grave. It is a bystander in its own demise. A guilty spectator. The powerful opposition formerly commandeered by the inimitable Morgan Tsvangirai is on its last knees. It’s now a wheezing relic, expiring on Judas […]

“2023 Elections Belong To The Youths”-Fmr Mayor

By Correspondent Former Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni says the 2023 elections are an opportunity for the youth to create a country they need. Manyenyeni said the rest of the country are just accessories but for the youths it’s a defining plebiscite. “The 2023 elections are particularly for those who have individual needs which require national-level […]

Resignations Cripple Masvingo Health Sector

By Correspondent Masvingo City Council Health Department has been hit hard by a shortage of staff following resignations, retirement and deaths. It has since proposed re-engaging 4 retired nurses and advertising for the recruitment of 4 nurses, 2 Environmental Health Technicians and a waste management officer. Council received seven resignations, one retirement and suffered one […]

Councils Move To Block Credit Lines for Debtors

By Correspondent Ratepayers who owe money to city councils may soon fail to access credit lines from banks if a partnership between Councils and the Financial Clearing Bureau (FCB) passes. This follows decisions by Masvingo, Harare and Kwekwe councils to enter into partnership with the FCB, a company which offers credit clearing services and vetting. […]

Nyika Growth Point Running With No Toilets

By Correspondent Famous Bikita Growth Point, Nyika, is facing a potential health crisis following a month long blockage and non-functioning of its solitary public toilet. Bikita Residents and Ratepayers Association (BRRA) has since written to Bikita Rural District Council Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Chibhi demanding immediate action. “We as Bikita residents trading in and […]

Zvishavane Top Brass Still Suspended After 2 Years

By Correspondent Zvishavane Town Council is still operating on autopilot two years after the suspension of the local authority’s top brass on corruption allegations. The council’s Town Clerk, Tinoda Mukutu, Engineer Enerst Mapwashike and the Housing Director Nhlanhla Ngwenya were suspended in 2021. The trio are accused of unprocedurally ordering the payment of US$2 million […]