‘90% of Cowdray Park Using Blair Toilets’

‘90% of Cowdray Park Using Blair Toilets'

By Correspondent The David Coltart-led Bulawayo City Council has been urged to service Blair toilets mainly used by over 90% in Cowdray Park. The situation has been made dire by the recent outbreak of cholera across the country. Ward 6 Councillor Nkosilathi Hove told a recent Full Council meeting that the situation is bad. “In […]

Bulawayo Introduces 120-Hour Water Shutdown

By Correspondent Bulawayo faces a critical water crisis with a 120-hour immediate water shutdown announced by Mayor Coltart this week. Coltart, speaking at a press conference on Thursday, cited plummeting water levels due to low rainfall and climate change. “Our residents have been experiencing serious water challenges over the past weeks, with some experiencing days […]

Crisis: Bulawayo Left With Three Months Water Supply

By Correspondent Bulawayo faces a potential disaster as it is only left with water supply for three months. This was revealed by Councilor Mpumelelo Moyo during a recent Full Council meetings. “According to the presented figures, the amount of water left from the sources can only sustain the city for six months. “But if we […]

Minister Chitando Fires Recalled CCC Councilors

By Correspondent The Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has lost 17 Councilors in Bulawayo after Winstone Chitando, Minister of Local Government, announced their recall on Wednesday. The removal of the 17 is in line with the recall letter by alleged bogus CCC interim Secretary General Sengezo Tshabangu. “I wish to inform you that I am […]

Coltart’s Bulawayo Unveils US$264M Budget For 2024

By Correspondent Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has released a budget of US$264 million for 2024, a slight increase from the 2023 budget of US$244 million. Under it, council has set the improvement of service delivery as its core agenda. The local authority expects to generate US$ 167 462 100 while $96 602 316 is expected […]

Coltart Goes Against Bulawayo Council Management

By Correspondent Newly elected Bulawayo Mayor, David Coltart has declared a fight against corruption within council chambers. “Our immediate priority must be cleaning up Bulawayo. “The second immediate priority is a review of all historical contracts. “If we find that contracts were not properly entered into there must be cancellation,” he said. Coltart added that […]

ZANU-PF Grabs All 10 Bulawayo Provincial Council Seats

By Correspondent ZANU PF has made a clean sweep of all the 10 Bulawayo Provincial Council seats after CCC failed to field candidates. The elected candidates include Manala Motsi, Eddie Dube, Kundai Nyika, Golden Ndlovu and Mnothisi Nsingo Other included are Moleen Dube and Mlungisi Moyo. However, the election of the all-ZANU PF members has […]

Coltart Admits Opposition Failure After 23 Years

By Correspondent Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) aspiring councillor, David Coltart has admitted that the opposition has failed to run urban councils since its inception in 1999. Speaking after filing his papers for Bulawayo Ward 4, Coltart said if elected he will tackle corruption and improve service delivery. “If there is any justifiable criticism of […]

Mthwakazi Plans Blockade of Matabeleland Entry Points

By Correspondent The Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) has announced plans to close all entry points into Matabeleland in a protest against the smuggling of resources. The protest will take place on June 16, 2023, according to the party’s Youth League. Mudenda Chilumbo, Chairperson of the Youth League said an uprising is needed to stop the […]