Kadoma Clocks 6 Months Without A Mayor

Lovemore Chazingwa The City of Kadoma has clocked 6 months without a substantive mayor since the recalling of Action Nyamukondiwa. Nyamukondiwa was recalled by the MDC-T on allegations of aligning with Nelson Chamisa’s CCC Since then Kadoma has Clr Tendai Kokera in an acting capacity. This is despite provisions within the Urban Councils Act providing […]

I Was Sexually Abused- CCC Candidate Reveals

By Correspondent A Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) aspiring council candidate says she faced sexual harassment during her campaign in the party. Shantel Chiwara, 26, says she was intimidated and suffered due to lack of resources before winning the contest. “Most people, especially women, can’t stand to see another female rising to the top politically. […]

Masvingo Gets Military Doctor After Public Outcry

By Correspondent After ten years without a doctor, Masvingo city council has engaged a military medical doctor to be a part-time medical officer at its four clinics. The move to engage Medical Officer 4 Infantry Brigade Dr Magadzire Matsvaire followed an outcry from rate-payers. MCC Public Relations Officer Ashely Jinjika said the city fathers listened […]

ZANU PF Accused of Destroying Boreholes in Bikita

By Correspondent Members of ZANU-PF and Forever Associates Zimbabwe (FAZ) have been accused of destroying a borehole in Bikita’s Ward 18. The ZANU PF members allegedly poured cement and threw rocks into the newly drilled borehole. The borehole had been drilled in a private program by local villagers to provide water for their cattle dip-tank. […]

Dirty Business Premises Face Closure

By Correspondent Masvingo City Council is going after all business premises operating without adhering to the city’s health and hygiene standards. As of last week, the local authority’s Health Services Department had already forced the closure of 5 business premises. They were accused of violating the Public Health Act. “5 shops including a bar were […]

Masvingo Mayor Haunted By Feud With Chamisa

By Correspondent Masvingo Mayor Collins Maboke, who was disq1ualified from contesting for Council, is set to run as an independent legislative candidate for Masvingo Urban. Maboke said he could not understand his disqualification. Again, since the CCC has no structures, he said he had no way to go for appeal. “CCC has no structures nor […]

Over US$100K Disappears At Bikita Council

By Tonderai Saharo Bikita Rural District Council cannot show any development despite receiving over US$100 000 from Bikita Mines over the past years. This was revealed by Bikita Minerals Finance Director Amanda Makausi. Makausi said they have been faithful in remitting funds over the past five years. “We are committed towards our corporate social responsibility. […]

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. […]