Council Loses US$200K In Mbare Biogas Digester Boob

By Correspondent Harare City Council has lost over US$200 000 after the contracted company failed to fulfil its duty to build the Mbare biogas digester. Council has cancelled the contract after Synlak (Pvt) Ltd, paid US$465 290 for the project, failed to complete it within set timelines. Acting Town Clerk Phakamile Mabhena revealed the loss. Mabhena […]

Sex Haven Worries Sunridge Residents

By Correspondent Sunridge residents are seeking the closure of a public drinking place which they accuse of fanning various social ills. Fat Cow Bar and Bottle Store has reportedly become a haven for sexual activities and the consumption of hard drugs. In a letter to Harare Council, the residents said the outlet has continued operating […]

‘Black Sheep’ Mbare Councilor, Not Returning to Council

By staff reporter ZANU PF Mbare Ward 4 councillor Martin Matinyanya Sunungukai will not be returning to council after this year’s election. This comes after he traded his councillor post for a chance to win a parliamentary seat in Mbare in the ruling party’s primary elections. In the 2018 elections, Matinyanya made history by becoming […]

Salvation for Mbare’s Beerhall Residents

By Correspondent The case of Mbare residents who have been staying in a Council bar since 2017 has been received by Parliament and will be dealt with by the relevant Committee. Parliament of Zimbabwe said it will engage the Portfolio Committee on National Housing and Social Amenities to look into the matter after receiving a […]

Mbare and Sikhala Were Opportunities for Chamisa, He Missed Them

By Correspondent Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa’s photographic credential as a battle hardened leader is a bloody image from 2007 when he was assaulted at the Robert Mugabe airport while on his way to Brussels. His supporters and defenders have constantly pointed at the image as a graphic capture of the resolute […]

Mbare Violence Was A Matter Of Time

By Correspondent In 2019 Harare City Council approached the Joint Operations Command (JOC) to assist it in the collection of rentals at its Mupedzanhamo and Coca Cola  vending sites. The City’s Mayor Herbert Gomba said they had been trying to collect revenue but had failed due to the presence of Mafia-like cartels with political connections […]

Council To Charge Interest On Debts

By Correspondent The Harare City Council has warned residents that from the end of October it shall be charging interests on all debts as it seeks to maintain value for its money. Council is currently owed over US$17 billion by an assortment of residents, businesses and government. In a statement Council said interest shall be […]

Mbare Residents Clock 5 Years Living In Bar

By Correspondent Former Matapi Block 5 residents, who were victims of a fire outbreak in the flat have now clocked five years living a former Council bar. The 14 families said they occupied the Rufaro Marketing buildings as a temporary measure after their second floor flats were razed down by a fire. The fire on […]