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
Local Government and Public Works Minister July Moyo has for the second time suspended Harare Mayor Councillor Jacob Mafume on allegations of gross misconduct and violation of the Urban Council’s Act.
In a letter seen by 263Chat, Moyo made reference to Mafume’s arrest in December in
Civic Society Organisations (CSOs) under the flagship of the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) have condemned what they described as ‘persecution by prosecution’ of Harare Mayor Councilor Jacob Mafume saying his arrest was arbitrary and insensitive.
Mafume was arrested on allegations of trying to bribe a
Harare magistrate Ngoni Nduna has slapped Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume with an imprisonment stay after dismissing his bail bid on the grounds that there was no other condition was going to deter him from interfering with state witnesses.
Harare City Council has partnered with the Embassy of the Netherlands in digging trenches to set up a massive water pipe system worth Euros 300 000 for residents of Hopely settlement following a public outcry over the dire situation in the area.
Recently, this publication reported
Newly elected City of Harare Mayor, Jacob Mafume has appointed Dr Prosper Chonzi to act as Town Clerk between now and 30 September.
Chonzi replaces Hosiah Chisango who was arrested last week on allegations of illegal land allocations that have rocked the capital.
Chisango is accused along
MDC Alliance councilor, Jacob Mafume has been elected the new Mayor for city of Harare, replacing Hebert Gomba who was recalled last month.
Mafume garnered 19 votes, beating competitor Councillor Luckson Mukunguma who got 14 votes in a tightly contested vote conducted this afternoon at Harare
In a clear defiance to Zanu PF’s press statement issued yesterday, with an understanding of people’s guaranteed constitutional right to protest, particularly section 59, opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has vowed to roll national protests in a bid to secure the livelihoods of the
The ruling party Zanu PF has been cornered in Cyclone Idai aid looting with one of the Presidential Advisory Council members describing aid looters as heartless and corrupt politicians who must be brought to book.
Opposition MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume who spent the day at the Harare Central Police Station Law and Order Section has been released without a charge of any wrong doing with the authorities saying they will contact his lawyer in any event they need him.