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Fourth Suspension For Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume

Local Government and Public Works Minister July Moyo has once again suspended Harare Mayor and Ward 17 Councillor Jacob Mafume pending finalisation of his court case. This is the fourth time that Moyo has suspended Mafume who was arrested last year on corruption charges and was suspended as mayor and Ward 17 councillor by Moyo […]

Passengers Welcome ZUPCO Fare Cut

Passenger Association of Zimbabwe (PAZ) president Tafadzwa Goliath was in a jovial mood when he spoke to this publication and said that going down of transport fares to them was music in their ears…

Minister July Moyo Has Failed Zim, Says Harare Legislator

Harare North legislator Norman Markham has castigated Local Government and Public Works Minister July Moyo saying he has failed to uphold the Constitution. In his answering affidavit in a matter in which he is seeking reversal of a land deal between the City of Harare and controversial Augur Investments, Markham says the Minister’s action in […]

‘Chilonga Evictions A Travesty Against Shangani People’

Green Governance Zimbabwe Trust, an environmental rights group says the government’s move to evict over 12 500 villagers from Chilonga to make way for a lucerne grass project for a dairy farmer is a human rights violation on the Shangani People. Recently the Government gazetted Statutory Instrument 50 of 2021 for the removal of the […]

Gweru Council Barred From Killing Stray Domestic Animals

High Court has barred Gweru Council from killing stray domestic animals, among them donkeys which the authority boldly gunned down even in the presence of their owners. In an interview with 263Chat ,Gweru City Council spokesperson Vimbai Chingwaramutse said according to a High court ruling by Justice Benjamin Chikowero, the City of Gweru was interdicted […]

Cyclone Idai: Biti Tells July Moyo To Resign

Opposition MDC deputy chairperson Tendai Biti has called on Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister July Moyo to resign in the wake of public resentment on government’s poor disaster preparedness system on the back of Cyclone Idai which has wrecked havoc in Manicaland Province a couple of days ago.

Rusape Bus Disaster: Govt Speaks

Following the horrific bus accident that claimed 47 lives yesterday evening along the Mutare-Harare highway government has ordered the Civil Protection Unit to intervene by offering a helping hand to the affected families In a statement to the local media, Local Government Minister, July Moyo said he was deeply saddened by the accident and will […]

Milling Industry Vows to Support Govt Cholera Intervention Programme

Grain Millers Association of  Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has committed to support President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s initiatives and interventions towards containing the cholera outbreak. Speaking during the handover of food stuffs to the Ministry of Local Government for onward donation to affected people, in the capital today, GMAZ chairperson, Tafadzwa Musarara said the joined Mnangagwa in combating the […]

ZAS to Construct $100 Million Hotel and Convention Centre

The Zimbabwe Agricultural Society(Z.A.S) is set to construct a $100 million Hotel and Convention Centre with a seating capacity of 15 000 guests at their Business Hub in Harare. Addressing stakeholders at the launch of the Convention Centre and Hotel today, ZAS Chief Executive Officer, Dr Anxious Masuka said the development follows the City of Harare Local Development […]

Create Jobs First, Vendors Tell Govt

Vendors have warned government against pushing them out of streets without alternative employment saying ultimatums and threats only worsens the situation they described as already precarious. Addressing a press conference in Harare on Monday, Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation, (VISET) Coordinator, Samuel Wadzai condemned government’s decision to give vendors an ultimatum without proferring […]