Rotten Meat Angers Marondera Councillors

Staff Reporter Marondera Municipality Councilors are angry at Council after being sold rotten meat during the last festive season. The councilors have since unanimously demanded a ‘refund’ from council. According to the councilors they were embarrassed after each of them got a portion of rotten meat. Speaking during the full council meeting, councillors compelled the […]

Council Turns Bar Into Clinic

Staff Reporter Marondera Municipality is set to turn the popular Kasipiti Bar into a clinic as the demand for more health centres by residents increases. The bar is located at the heart of Cherima, the biggest high density residential area in Marondera. The news was reveal during the May Full Council meeting. Both council management […]

Bogus Council Land Deal Faces Resistance

Staff Reporter Marondera residents and business want to petition government to reverse council’s resolution to sell 300ha of land to private developers for residential purposes. The deal follows another pending one in which council gave 150ha to Mega Market in exchange equipment and vehicles for personnel. Council has since flighted adverts to the effect that […]

Nyamuzihwa’s Task List As New Town Clerk

Staff Reporter The Marondera business community has implored recently appointed Town Clerk Rinashe Nyamuzihwa to look into a number of issues for the town. Nyamuzihwa was appointed to the position after the town had gone for three years without a town clerk. Below are the 10 things which the Marondera Urban Business Forum (MUBF) have […]

Councilors Abandon Town, Now Focusing on Campaigns

Our Correspondent Marondera residents have bemoaned the current election fever saying it has negatively impacted service delivery. Due to the elections, most sitting councillors have abandoned council chambers as they embark on campaigns ahead of the harmonised plebiscite. Marondera has nine councillors under the CCC banner. The opposition party is currently undergoing a nomination process […]

Nyamuzihwa Appointed Substantive Marondera Town Clerk

Our Correspondent The government has approved the appointment of Rinashe Nyamuzihwa as the substantive Marondera Town Clerk after conclusion of its interviews. Nyamuzihwa is currently the acting Town Clerk for the town. The Local Government Board (LGB) revealed that Nyamuzihwa was better qualified for the position. “Two out of three candidates who were forwarded to […]

Sex Workers Invade Marondera Hostels

Staff Reporter Marondera residents have intensified their push to have Marondera Hostels refurbished as they have become a haven of social vices. The hostels, situated in Dombotombo High Density suburb, are mostly occupied by sex workers and drug dealers. In the latest development, legal practitioner Kennias Shonhai has written a letter to stakeholders calling for […]

Marondera Council Battles Mushikashika

Our Correspondent Business and residents representatives in Marondera say they are in support of council’s move to decongest the Central Bussiness District (CBD) by unveiling a new bus terminus and vendors stalls. Council has unveiled the area along First Street with the local authority yet to start relocating the vendors. Marondera Urban Bussiness Association (MUBA) […]

Marondera Sinks in Sewer As Upgrade Fails

Our Correspondent The Municipality of Marondera has resolved to shelve the sewer reticulation upgrading exercise saying the disbursed devolution funds are not enough. According to acting Town Clerk Rinashe Nyamuzihwa’s report, Marondera was allocated ZWL$30m devolution funds which council channeled towards addressing sewer problems. The upgrade exercise was supposed to result in 12km of sewer […]

Marondera Mayor’s Cheer Fund Money Disappears

By Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera has launched an investigation on one of its cashiers who allegedly stole some proceeds realised from the Mayor’s Cheer fundraising dinner held in December. The cashier reportedly told council that the money, about USD740 was burnt in a inferno at her house. The fundraising dinner was held at […]