Zvishavane Top Brass Still Suspended After 2 Years

By Correspondent Zvishavane Town Council is still operating on autopilot two years after the suspension of the local authority’s top brass on corruption allegations. The council’s Town Clerk, Tinoda Mukutu, Engineer Enerst Mapwashike and the Housing Director Nhlanhla Ngwenya were suspended in 2021. The trio are accused of unprocedurally ordering the payment of US$2 million […]

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. […]

Sugarcane Farmers Derail Chiredzi RDC With US$1M Debt

By Correspondent Chiredzi Rural District Council (RDC) is now owed over US$1 million by, mainly, the business community, a situation which is seriously undermining service provision. According to Chiredzi officials sugarcane farmers, Government departments and Safari operators are the major debtors. This is despite the fact these entities are the major beneficiaries of council services […]

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. […]