Famous Macheke Lodge Faces Demolition

Staff Reporter The popular Macheke Lodge is facing imminent demolition after discovery that it was constructed on state land meant for other purposes. Macheke was constructed a few years ago and has been the face of a rapidly developing town. The town falls under Murewa Rural District Council. However, Acting Provincial Planning Officer Maoneni this […]

Murewa Finance Chief Resigns Over Flawed Budget

Our Correspondent Murewa Rural District Council finance officer Noah Chimboza has resigned after succumbing to pressure from ratepayers and other stakeholders over a flawed 2023 budget. The local authority is one of the four in the whole country who had their 2023 budget disapproved by government due to a litany of irregularities. It is reported […]

Murewa RDC 2023 Budget Rejected

Our Correspondent Government has turned Murewa Rural District Council’s (MRDC) 2023 budget citing multiple irregularities among other reasons. The local authority is one of four councils in the country whose budgets were rejected during a week long workshop held in Gweru recently. Other local authorities who had their budgets rejected are Lupane, Karoi and Binga. […]

Murewa CEO Under Fire Over Cellphone Funds

Staff Reporter Disgruntled villagers and residents in Murewa District have written a petition demanding the suspension of Rural District Council (RDC) chief executive officer (CEO) Alois Gurajena whom they accuse of abusing council money. Gurajena allegedly swindled Council money on the pretext of buying a cellophone before diverting the money to his wife’s Nostro account. […]