Articles tagged 'chitungwiza city council'

Tribunal exonerates Chitungwiza mayor 27 June 2018 HARARE - Suspended Chitungwiza mayor Phillip Mutoti has been acquitted of five counts of corruption by a tribunal set up by former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. According to the charges, Mutoti allegedly contravened several sections of the Urban Councils Act, which included gro...
Convicted Mutoti challenges 280 hours community service 9 January 2018 HARARE - Convicted Chitungwiza mayor Philip Mutoti is challenging his 280 hours of community service sentence, arguing that the verdict was political. A Chitungwiza court last Friday ruled that Mutoti criminally abused his office as mayor. Mutoti was sentenced to 12 months in prison by Chit...
Residents fume over Chi-Town commission earnings 18 May 2017 HARARE - Chitungwiza residents have expressed outrage over the refusal to disclose allowances earned by the commission set up to probe corruption in the town's council. The Madzudzo Pawadyira-led commission was installed following the sacking of all 25 Chitungwiza councillors by Local Governme...
Fired Chi-Town councillors fight back 11 May 2017 HARARE - Fired Chitungwiza Municipality councillors have argued that their dismissal was illegal, accusing Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere of using an unsanctioned audit report to nail them. Last month, Kasukuwere sacked the town's 25 councillors after they were implicated in corr...
'Chi-town councillors' suspension unlawful' 1 May 2017 HARARE - Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere's suspension of Chitungwiza councillors is unconstitutional, the Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest) has said. Last week, Kasukuwere suspended the town's 25 councillors, including the Mayor Phillip Mutoti, over corruption allegations. ...
'Tyson' fires Chitungwiza councillors 28 April 2017 HARARE - Embattled Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday fired all the 25 Chitungwiza councillors over corruption allegations. MDC organising secretary for Chitungwiza Rangarirai Mutingwende alleged the move was a part of a bigger plot to enable the cornered Zanu PF national p...
Chi-Town could spare 11 000 houses from demolition 25 August 2014 CHITUNGWIZA - More than 11 000 houses earmarked for demolition here could be spared if government gives the nod to recommendations by council to regularise them. Town clerk George Makunde said last week the move was in line with the government audit report's recommendations to regularise stand...
Chitungwiza suspends 200 workers 21 August 2014 HARARE - Chitungwiza Municipality has suspended over 200 workers for being absent from duty without authority, as well as inciting others to embark on an illegal strike. The strike was held last month. Earnest Chikwaro, the acting secretary of the Zimbabwe Urban Council Workers Union (ZUCWU...