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 […]

ZANU-PF Targets Coltart Over Campaign Promises

By Correspondent ZANU PF’s Bulawayo spokesperson, Archbold Chiponda, has slammed Mayor David Coltart for failing to deliver on campaign promises made to voters. Chiponda specifically criticized the council’s inaction on its pledge to investigate and potentially cancel questionable contracts signed by previous administrations. He pointed out that four months have passed since the new council […]

Mthuli Ignores Bulawayo Water Crisis, Allocates Peanuts for Dams

By Correspondent Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has ignored the urgent Bulawayo water crisis by allocating a paltry 17% towards dam construction. The presented budget states that government will allocate a total of Z$369 billion for the construction of all dams and pipelines in Zimbabwe next year. The figure translates to US$67 million. However, Bulawayo alone […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coltart Springs Surprise, Aims For Mayor’s Seat

By Correspondent Former Education Minister David Coltart could become the new Bulawayo Mayor if things go according to plan for CCC. Coltart is allegedly set to contest for the Bulawayo Ward 5 seat against incumbent Tawanda Ruzive. Currently, he is a Senator and the CCC leadership want him to become the Bulawayo Mayor is he […]