Articles tagged 'chitungwiza town council'

Chitungwiza gives illegal settlers one-month notice 23 December 2018 HARARE - Chitungwiza Municipality has given illegal settlers a one-month ultimatum to not only vacate their properties but to also rehabilitate the land around Nyatsime area to its original condition. Town clerk George Makunde said the construction of illegal structures in the Nyatsime cemeter...
Court gives govt up to Sept 7 to make submissions 3 September 2018 HARARE - The respondents in a case in which three associations representing residents in Harare and Chitungwiza are seeking to overturn the appointment of commissions in their localities have been asked to make their representations by next week Tuesday. At the first hearing on Friday last wee...
Residents resist debt collectors 9 July 2018 CHITUNGWIZA - Chitungwiza residents are not happy with council's engagement of debt collectors as they argue that it is unlawful. According to residents who spoke to the Daily News, many of the residents who are senior citizens and unemployed cannot pay the huge sums being demanded to settle t...
Chi-town council petitioned over mushika-shika 27 May 2018 HARARE - A Chitungwiza woman Eunice Makumbe has asked the municipality to intervene and deal with pirate taxi operators, whom she is accusing of disturbing her business. Through her lawyer Charles Chikore, Makumbe wrote to the Chitungwiza town clerk on May 10, calling for the municipality's in...
Confusion grips Chitungwiza council 26 March 2018 HARARE - In a new twist, members of the commission set up to run the affairs at the Chitungwiza Town Council have now been employed by the local authority the Daily News has learnt. According to sources at the local authority, two members of the Madzudzo Pawadyira-led commission are now distri...
6 more Chi-Town councillors acquitted 14 March 2018 HARARE - Six more Chitungwiza Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) councillors were acquitted on Monday after a Tribunal found them not guilty. According to Marufu Mandevere, the city fathers' lawyer, the Tribunal failed to prove that Chido Mangana, Darlington Musonza, Mavis Mazenge, Francis M...
Council clinics ignore govt directive 4 March 2018 HARARE - A number of council clinics are still refusing to attend to pregnant women who are not registered with them notwithstanding the existence of a directive issued by government late last year. In December 2017, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration scrapped user fees for children...
Chi-Town to demolish illegal structures 6 February 2018 HARARE - Chitungwiza Town Council plans to tear down at least 110 houses that it considers illegal structures. The homes have been earmarked for demolition since last year, with the municipality giving the families repeated notices between March 12, and December 21, to remove their illegal str...
Vapostori resist ban on open-air worship 26 September 2017 HARARE - Apostolic churches have vowed to resist a mooted by-law by the Chitungwiza Town Council to ban open-air worship. The proposed by-law is meant to curb health concerns associated with open-air worshipping such as the absence of ablution facilities, noise pollution, imprudent cutting dow...
Suspended Chi-Town mayor sues Kasukuwere 1 July 2017 HARARE - Suspended Chitungwiza mayor Philip Mutoti has dragged Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere to the High Court in a bid to set aside the minister's decision to set up an independent tribunal to probe him on graft charges. This comes after Kasukuwere suspended all 26 councillors ...
Chi-Town commission in skills audit 23 May 2017 HARARE - The commission set up to probe corruption at Chitungwiza Town Council is planning to conduct a skills audit of the local authority's employees, the Daily News has learnt. The Madzudzo Pawadyira-led team reportedly wants to weed out all staff members employed without requisite qualific...
Kasukuwere sets police on councillors 8 May 2017 HARARE - Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere says police should now move in to arrest “corrupt” Chitungwiza councillors, who he suspended a fortnight ago on graft charges. Kasukuwere suspended all Chitungwiza councillors, who are predominately drawn from the opposition, drawing the ir...
MDC roasts Kasukuwere 29 April 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC yesterday waded into Zanu PF's ugly factional and succession wars, accusing embattled Local Government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, of vindictively suspending Chitungwiza town councillors to divert attention from his political woes. MDC spoke...
Tackle corruption at town councils 28 November 2016 HARARE - A fish rots from the head is an old phrase whose origins are not entirely known but whose meaning is so poignant to the Zimbabwean crisis. It is common knowledge now that Zanu PF is a party that thrives on corruption and that its leader President Robert Mugabe is not sincere in tackli...
Chitungwiza rewards paid-up residents 9 September 2013 HARARE - The Chitungwiza Town Council is rewarding paid up residents by offering a 30 percent discount on current and future bills until December. This comes after some residents who had paid their bills complained over a government directive calling for the scrapping of all outstanding debts ...