Macheke Residents Demand ‘Freedom’ From Murewa

Staff Reporter Macheke residents have pleaded with authorities to end their amalgamation with Murewa. The residents say the move has resulted in their area being underdeveloped. Addressing a press club organised by the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) in Macheke recently, Macheke Citizens Development Trust representative Jonathan Washaru said it is high time for the […]

Ndemera Arrested in Prison As New Charges Resurface

By Correspondent Jailed former Council Finance Director Stanley Ndemera was arrested again by ZACC over new accusations of abusing office. “ZACC, on Wednesday, arrested former Finance Director for Harare City Council, Stanley Ndemera for Criminal Abuse of Duty as a public officer. Ndemera allegedly sold wetland to Vifot Investments (Pvt) Ltd. The land, measuring 23 […]

Anti-Corruption Body Seizes Nguwaya Partner’s Incinerator Plant In Albania

By Pieter Ziegler Delish Nguwaya’s Albanian partner in the Geo-Pomona Waste project, Meril Mertiri, had his waste to energy project seized by an anti-corruption body in his country. The Albanian Special Prosecution Against Corruption and Organized Crime (SPAK) concluded that the project was a product of corruption. SPAK decided to seize the incineration plant located […]

Only 18 Out of 46 Councilors Seeking Re-Election

By Correspondent Only a paltry 18 out of 46 Harare councilors are seeking re-election in the coming harmonised elections. According to the Harare Residents Trust (HRT) it “marks the end of a toxic tenure that saw service delivery plummeting to never-imagined levels. “Only 18 of the 46 councillors are seeking re-election after passing through their […]

Outgoing Councilors On Feeding Spree as Elections Beckon

By Correspondent Some Harare Councilors have been on a spree of workshops as they allegedly seek to have their last supper before elections. According to Harare Residents Trust (HRT) there has been massive abuse of funds due to this. Abuse of Council Funds HRT said there is, “rampant abuse of council resources by outgoing councilors […]

Council Guns For Stray Dogs

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA The Municipality of Marondera has ordered residents to keep their dogs within their properties or rather they will be shot. The local authority released a stray dog tie-up order following several cases of dog bites by stray canines. In a notice, the council said dog owners should have their pets licenced and […]

Murewa RDC CEO Suspended Over iPhone

By Staff Reporter Murewa Rural District Council (RDC) Chief Executive Officer Alois Gurajena was last week suspended over abuse of office allegations. He is being accused of gross abuse of office and corruption. This includes a case in which he ordered council to deposit money into his wife’s account to buy his cellphone. Gurajena, who […]

Council Directors Jailed for 12 Years

By Correspondent Harare City Council’s Finance Director Stanley Ndemera and Chamber Secretary Charles Kandemiri have been given 6 years jail terms each. They were found guilty of criminal abuse of office charges. The two sold Mount Pleasant Sports Club and golf course. Hardspec Investments bought the stand for $23 923 340 while the club was […]

Chamisa Has One Shot At Glory Left, Before He Becomes Mundane

By Pieter Ziegler Chamisa has come a long way since he was seen as a young, fresh and the ultimate contrast to Mnangagwa’s scarred self. At 45, he remains young against the ancient politicians commonly found in Africa. As a beacon of hope he still retains the status. Change Is Inevitable What is slowly seeping […]