Norton Blames Harare For Exorbitant Bills

By Correspondent Norton Town Council (NTC) has come under fire from local residents over exorbitant rates which they say are beyond their reach. The local authority hiked its rates for both residential and commercial places and has since defended the move. NTC Chairperson Sylvester Gumisirai said they had been victims of Harare’s rebasing in 2022. […]

Politics of Garbage

By Correspondent Harare has become the unfortunate victim of political power play between the ruling ZANU PF and the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) which have steadily desecrated its state. Uncollected garbage has become both the abiding motif of Harare’s landscape and the fruition of the political wrangling between the parties. Whereas a simple plan […]

Opposition In Stand-Off Against Gvt Over $16B Debt

By Correspondent The opposition controlled Harare City Council is owed over $16 billion by central government raising fears that the ZANU PF Government may be sabotaging them. Speaking to the media this week Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume said the failure by government to pay its dues had resulted in Council failing to pay for its […]

Once Mafume Was A Sitting Duck, What Has Changed?

Pienet Zouar In May 2022, High Court judge, Justice Joseph Mafusire reinstated Jacob Mafume as the Mayor of Harare after setting aside a letter by the Local Government Minister, July Moyo, suspending him for the fourth time. This followed a successful appeal filed by Mafume through his lawyer, Tonderai Bhatasara. The judge issued an order […]

Geogenix’s Pomona Business Site Burnt

By Correspondent Geogenix has accused saboteurs of setting fire to its business premises in Pomona after a mysterious fire broke out at the dumpsite on Monday. In statement the company said it was yet to identify the cause of the fire in Pomona but suspected that it was the work of “saboteurs of the project”. […]