Articles tagged 'chitungwiza municipality'

Chi-Town invites residents to inspect 2019 budget 13 November 2018 HARARE - Chitungwiza Municipality has advertised its proposed budget for 2019 and invited residents to inspect the spending plan. Chitungwiza town clerk George Makunde said copies of the proposed charges and amendment of by-laws will be open for inspection during working hours. “Notice is h...
Chitungwiza council sells stand twice 28 November 2016 HARARE - The Chitungwiza Municipality has been dragged before the High Court after it “illegally” sold a single residential stand to two desperate home seekers. According to court papers, the council initially sold stand number 23394 Unit L Chitungwiza to Shelton Chimanya, before reselling it ...
Residents challenge demolitions 22 January 2016 HARARE - Chitungwiza residents have filed a High Court application seeking to bar the municipality from demolishing their homes. According to a letter dated January 13, 2016, the municipality wrote to the residents stating: “Further, take notice that within 48 hours from service of this notice...
Zanu PF MP sued over $12k council bill 4 December 2015 HARARE - Zanu PF Chitungwiza South MP Christopher Chigumba has been dragged before the High Court by the Chitungwiza Municipality after he reportedly failed to pay $12 000 in rates and levies. Chitungwiza Municipality filed court summons in a bid to force the parliamentarian to pay up the due ...
Nyatsime residents resist demolitions 5 March 2014 HARARE - Nyatsime resembled a war zone as hundreds of residents attacked the Deputy Sheriff’s and council vehicles that had come to demolish their houses yesterday morning. This followed  a High Court order directing the demolitions.  Angry residents who claimed to have paid Chitungwiza Mun...
Chitungwiza ordered to pay all workers by July 9 January 2014 HARARE - An Independent arbitrator in the salary dispute between Chitungwiza municipality and its employees has ordered the local authority to clear all salary arrears by July 2014. With the local authority saddled with a debt of over $50 million, the employees, who have now gone for close to ...
'Failure to pay workers fuelled Chitungwiza corruption' 5 January 2014 HARARE - Failure by the Chitungwiza Municipality to pay its employees forced them to dabble in illicit land deals with land barons, a probe report has concluded. A report by a team appointed by Ignatius Chombo, the Local Government minister, to investigate illegal land sales, allocations, deve...
Chitungwiza Municipality faces $11 000 lawsuit 11 February 2013 HARARE - Chitungwiza Municipality battling a $6m water debt owed to City of Harare has been hit by another lawsuit after failing to pay for electrical goods worth over $11 000 acquired from a local firm. The court heard that Chitungwiza Municipality entered into a credit facility with Frolgate Te...
Chitungwiza municipality under fire 16 January 2013 HARARE - Chitungwiza Municipality has come under fire from home seekers following failure to service more than 10 000 stands it allocated in 2007. This comes after revelations that the land belongs to Goromonzi Rural District Council and will have to be acquired by the Lands ministry first and th...
Director's trial postponed indefinitely 12 November 2012 HARARE - High Court Judge Justice Martin Makonese has postponed indefinitely the trial of Chitungwiza Municipality director of Education, Housing and Community Services, Jemina Gumbo who is facing 22 counts of criminal abuse of office. The trial was last Friday postponed indefinitely because pros...
Council negligence almost cost a life 11 November 2012 HARARE - Negligence by Chitungwiza Municipality nearly cost the life of a child. Six-year-old Abigail Lynn Chiyangwa is lucky to be alive after nearly drowning in a derelict council-dug sewage pond in Zengeza 1 suburb as she came from school. The timely intervention of an elderly woman passer-by ...