Articles tagged 'bernard manyenyeni'

Harare council attaches defaulters' property 3 May 2017 HARARE - Harare City Council has begun attaching property of debtors as part of efforts to improve its revenue collection. The attachments come after the local authority contracted debt collectors to recover more than $600 million it is owed by residents, businesses, industry and government de...
Mayor urged to deliver on water pledge 21 April 2017 HARARE - A residents' group has demanded the implementation of a pledge by Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni that the Harare City Council will immediately stop charging fixed water charges to ratepayers who have not received council water from the years preceding 2014. Manyenyeni told the counci...
Mbare homes flooded again 10 March 2017 HARARE - Fuming Mbare residents yesterday subjected a City of Harare (HCC) engineer to all manner of insults after incessant rains flooded their homes and destroyed their property again. The local authority had set a January 31 deadline to improve drainage. Apparently, the drainage ways wer...
Council to slash salaries 27 January 2017 HARARE - The Harare City Council (HCC) is moving to cut salaries as part of measures to contain operating costs on the back of reduced income, mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said. He said the local authority's entire wage bill will be revised and “every employee would be affected by the rationalisat...
Mbare floods victims may not get compensation: Mayor 11 January 2017 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said Mbare residents who are claiming $57 000 in compensation following damage to their property by flooding may not get anything. The affected residents have dragged the Harare City Council to court over the matter. Manyenyeni confirmed to the D...
'Potholes Zinara's responsibility' 21 December 2016 HARARE - The patching of potholes is Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara)'s responsibility and not Harare City Council (HCC)'s, mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said. He told a full council meeting at Town House on Monday that the local authority must not be burdened with the obligation...
HCC unearths massive water connections scam 21 December 2016 HARARE - Harare councillors have unearthed massive water management fraud involving senior engineers. The scam prejudiced Harare City Council (HCC) of at least $170 000, according to minutes from the local authority's audit committee. Peter Manjoro, a councillor, exposed the fraudulent acti...
Harare mayor earns $1 250 a month 1 December 2016 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has furiously rejected allegations that he earns over $520 000 per month, revealing for the first time that he actually receives a monthly allowance of $1 250. This follows calls for an investigation by Fadzayi Mahere, an advocate, into the ceremonial m...
Council to decommission PE water works: Manyenyeni 30 October 2016 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) could soon consider decommissioning Prince Edward (PE) water treatment works, as Harava Dam (Harava) is slowly drying up, mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said. In an interview with the Daily News on Thursday, Manyenyeni said the low levels at Harava — which supplies...
I'm still town clerk: Mushore 10 September 2016 HARARE - James Mushore has insisted that he is “still the town clerk of Harare City Council”, despite his suspension. Mushore — a former banker — was suspended just two weeks after his appointment in March this year, as Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere argued that his engagement wa...
Harare mayor back at work 5 July 2016 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni, who was released from police custody last week, yesterday returned to work. On June 29 after winning his application to be reinstated to his mayoral post following a second suspension from government on corruption charges, Manyenyeni was picked up by t...
Harare mayor freed 3 July 2016 HARARE - The courts yesterday ordered the immediate release of embattled Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni after it emerged that the State had detained him for more than 48 hours and therefore breached the Constitution in the process. Manyenyeni is being charged with criminal abuse of office, as...
Harare mayor further detained 1 July 2016 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni was further detained at Avondale Police Station yesterday after his initial court appearance on alleged criminal abuse of office charges was delayed. The State said it was preparing more charges against him. This was said by his lawyer Lovemore Madhu...
Mayor Manyenyeni reinstated, arrested 30 June 2016 HARARE - The government appears determined to deal ruthlessly with Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni, after he was detained at Avondale Police Station yesterday, after being picked up by members of the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) immediately after the courts had ordered his reinstate...
Judgment reserved in Harare mayor dispute 19 June 2016 HARARE - The High Court declined to make an immediate ruling on Friday in a case in which the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is seeking an order to stop Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere from suspending, dismissing or removing Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni. High C...
Kasukuwere in a dilemma: Manyenyeni 17 June 2016 HARARE - Suspended Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni yesterday savaged Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, saying he is in a dilemma of fulfilling his party duties which is in conflict with his ministerial role. Addressing a press conference at Harvest House, Manyenyeni said Kasukuwere...
'Harare mayor followed Kasukuwere's orders' 13 June 2016 HARARE - Suspended Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni actually advised Harare Sunshine Holdings (HSH) of an audit that was to be conducted on the city's wholly-owned companies and joint ventures as requested by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, the Daily News has learnt. Manyenyeni wa...
Mbanga defies party orders to quit 23 May 2016 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC has been dealt a blow by a leadership wrangle at Harare's Town House. Acting mayor Chris Mbanga, who took over as acting mayor in March after mayor Bernard Manyenyeni was suspended by government for insubordination, said he does not recognise a resolution that ...
Harare mayor application dismissed 12 May 2016 HARARE - Suspendeded Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni's bid to be reinstated hit a brick-wall yesterday after a High Court judge dismissed his application challenging his suspension by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. Manyenyeni was suspended after he appointed former NMBZ Holdings...
'Mushore must succeed at LGB' 8 May 2016 HARARE - Harare City Council's town clerk-designate James Mushore should allow for proper processes to take place if he is to be substantively appointed, Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere said yesterday. Mushore's failure to resume duties as town clerk should not be politicised as p...
Harare town clerk sent on forced leave 6 May 2016 HARARE - Harare councillors yesterday resolved to send the city's new town clerk James Mushore on forced leave without benefits until the court makes a ruling on his employment status. The resolutions were made at a special council meeting held at Town House yesterday. “The council's positi...
Manyenyeni's suspension blatantly unconstitutional 25 April 2016 EDITOR — Local Government minister and Zanu PF political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere's reasons for the suspension of Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni emanate from the recent appointment of James Mushore by the City of Harare councillors as town clerk. The basis for his suspension is in terms ...
MDC cries foul over Harare mayor 22 April 2016 HARARE - THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) yesterday came out guns blazing against government, accusing President Robert Mugabe's regime of using “thuggish” and a “pugilist approach” to suspend Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni. Local Government minister Saviour K...
Questions mount over vendors war 13 July 2015 HARARE - As the government's much-criticised crackdown against street vendors in urban areas gathers steam, questions are mounting about who exactly is in charge of the increasingly violent campaign in Harare. While it had been assumed all along that the Harare City Council was in charge of th...
'Kasukuwere cannot fire Harare mayor' 11 July 2015 HARARE - The ruling Zanu PF party has absolutely no lawful authority to dethrone any urban council mayor or councillor, Morgan Tsvangirai's opposition MDC has said. This comes as new Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has threatened to fire the MDC Mayor of Harare Bernard Manyenyeni ...