Articles tagged 'bernard manyenyeni'

Harare mayor defends management salaries 15 September 2014 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has come out in defence of salaries awarded to Harare City Council town clerk Tendai Mahachi and his directors, amid reports of an obscene wage bill at the local authority. During a consultative meeting for the 2015 Harare City Council budget, Manyen...
Harare council seeks ways to work with vendors 22 April 2014 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said the city is looking at ways to compatibly work with vendors who have invaded Harare’s streets. Speaking at the sidelines of the launch of the carnival clean-up campaign last week,  Manyenyeni said a good relationship was needed between the loca...
'Zim ready for carnival week' 12 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe is now ready to host people from all walks of life for this year’s edition of the Harare International Carnival scheduled for May 16 to 24. Officially launching the carnival in the capital on Thursday, Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni predicted a massive turnout to ...
Harare to slash wage bill by $2m 27 March 2014 HARARE - The City of Harare is looking to slash its wage bill by $2 million every month by laying off over 1 000 employees. This is part of the city's efforts to meet Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo's directive to reduce its wage bill to only 30 percent of its budget. Harare mayor...
Harare mayor turns down $200 000 Merc 20 February 2014 HARARE - Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni claims he turned down a $200 000 mayoral car. Manyenyeni said his priorities lay in improving service delivery before council could get him a pricey vehicle. “I refused a $200 000 car a Mercedes Benz S350 and told them I can do with a car that costs ...
Harare town clerk Mahachi bounces back 6 February 2014 HARARE - Harare city councillors yesterday supported mayor Bernard Manyenyeni’s decision to suspend town clerk Tendai Mahachi, but also noted that they were powerless to block Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo’s directive to reinstate him. This means Mahachi will soon bounce back to hi...
Harare City Council to meet over Mahachi suspension 5 February 2014 HARARE - The Harare City Council is expected to hold a special full council meeting later today to deliberate on the fate of suspended Town Clerk, Tendai Mahachi. Mahachi was suspended last week by Harare Mayor Benard Manyenyeni for three months pending investigations into allegations of f...
Chombo reinstates Mahachi 2 February 2014 HARARE - There was tension yesterday as Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo reinstated suspended Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi in the presence of Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni. Mahachi was suspended on Thursday pending investigations into allegations of failing to discharge his duti...
Don't abandon projects, says Masunda 4 November 2013 HARARE - Former Harare mayor Muchadeyi Masunda said community projects should not be abandoned because there is new leadership at council. Masunda told journalists last week before a closed door meeting with other former mayors and the current Harare mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni. He said there...
Harare mayor wants councillors to declare assets 9 October 2013 HARARE - Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni is pushing all councillors to declare their assets to stem corruption. The emergence of “bling” culture among councillors has prompted soul-searching in the MDC-led council. Manyenyeni told the Daily News yesterday that his new team, comprising of 38...