High Court Cuts Down Minister Moyo’s Powers

By Correspondent The High Court has ruled as invalid a section of the Urban Council Act which Local Government Minister July Moyo was using to change Council decisions. In a statement the Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA), which filed the case, said it was another win for them. “CHRA wins another devolution court case. “The […]

Mutare Goes Dry

By Correspondent Mutare faces a possible dry week as the city authorities are working to have reinstall valves which have been under maintenance for the past three weeks. This was revealed by the City of Mutare Acting Town Clerk Blessing Chafesuka in a statement released this week. “The City of Mutare would like to inform […]

COMMITTEE REPORT ON SERVICE DELIVERY AND DEVOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION PETITIONS

COMMITTEE REPORT ON SERVICE DELIVERY AND DEVOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION PETITIONS

Introduction According to Section 149 of the Constitution, read together with Standing Order No. 191 and Appendix E, every citizen and permanent resident of Zimbabwe has a right to petition Parliament to consider any matter within its authority, including the enactment, amendment or repeal of legislation.  Parliament received five petitions from the Masvingo United Residents […]

Yeovil, Living With The Dead

By Correspondent Residents of Mutare’s Yeovil suburb are living in constant fear and trauma as their location has literally merged with the adjacent Yeovil cemetery. The cemetery has no wall or ablution facilities resulting in a constant interaction and contact between residents, mourners and dead bodies every day. The United Mutare Residents and Ratepayers Trust […]

Climate Change Threatens Mutare’s Water Sources

By Ndaizivei Majaka Mutare is likely to face severe water shortages as the effects of climate change begin to take effect on its main water source of Pungwe River according to experts. According to research results by De Wit and Stankiewicz the river will experience a “reduction of annual rainfall by approximately 10%, with no […]