Articles tagged 'herbert gomba'

HCC ordered to release offer letter to cooperative 5 April 2019 Harare City Council has been ordered to release an offer letter for a residential area owned by Perfect Housing Cooperative in Glen Norah.
Harare Mayor seeks spiritual guidance 1 January 2019 HARARE - Harare mayor councillor Herbert Gomba on Sunday presented his spiritual side kneeling before a church leader in Highfield. Gomba was a congregant at Prophet Ephias Jengeta-led Family Worship Tabernacle Ministries International Church, with congregants describing him as humble. Spea...
Harare budgets $52m for roads 28 December 2018 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) has set aside a budget of over $50 million to repair the capital city's dilapidated and pot hole-infested roads with effect from January 2019. Harare mayor Hebert Gomba said the road rehabilitation programme is set to start early January as the council is tar...
Harare council spends $83 million on salaries 5 December 2018 HARARE - Of the $145 million that Harare City Council (HCC) collected between January and September this year, more than 50 percent was channelled towards salaries while the remainder went to service delivery. Presenting the city's 2019 $472,2 million budget, finance committee chairperson Luck...
Harare residents oppose prepaid water meters 16 November 2018 HARARE - The Combined Harare Residents' Association (CHRA) has questioned the rationale behind the local authority's plans to install prepaid water metres amid poor water supplies. Mfundo Mlilo, the director of CHRA, told the Daily News: “We have asked them what problem they are trying to addr...
Council budget should reflect residents' needs 9 November 2018 HARARE -  Harare mayor Herbert Gomba has warned council that unless the 2019 budget reflects the peoples' needs, it would not be passed on to Local Government minister July Moyo. During a mid-term review of his 100-day plan, Gomba emphasised that council employees and councillors alike needed ...
Mayor backs Citizens Ladies 6 November 2018 HARARE - Harare mayor Herbert Gomba said he would do everything within his jurisdiction to ensure that Citizens Ladies trip to Durban, South Africa, for the African Volleyball Zone VI Championships is a success. The Citizens Ladies held a fundraising dinner at Royal Harare Golf Club on Friday ...
Open budget for scrutiny: Residents 5 November 2018 HARARE - Harare residents are demanding that the city avail the 2019 draft budget to see if their input was factored in. Community Water Alliance national coordinator Hildaberta Rwambiwa wrote to Harare mayor Herbert Gomba saying in the past years, council has not been honouring the provision ...
HCC extends discount deadline for ratepayers 1 November 2018 HARARE - The City of Harare has extended to November 30, the deadline within which ratepayers can settle their debts with the local authority. The extension was designed to accommodate other ratepayers. Harare mayor Herbert Gomba said that there are two separate models of payment that is, f...
Harare launches blitz on mushika-shika 25 October 2018 HARARE - Buoyed by the swift removal of vendors from its central business district (CBD), the Harare City Council (HCC) has launched a blitz on small vehicles (mushika-shika) that are picking up passengers at undesignated points in the city. This comes as Harare mayor Herbert Gomba has warned ...
Gomba's inauguration party postponed 21 October 2018 HARARE -  Harare City Council (HCC) has postponed a planned inauguration party for mayor Herbert Gomba following the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to deal with an outbreak of cholera that has so far killed 54 people, mostly in the capital. As a result of the health crisis, Gomba's inaugu...
Residents demand road tender cancellation 18 October 2018 HARARE - Mabvuku residents have petitioned Harare mayor Herbert Gomba to cancel the road repairs contract with Tencraft over incompetence. In a letter written to Gomba, Combined Harare Residents Association ward 21 chairperson Munyaradzi Kagoro said the workmanship on the roads was poor. Th...
Councils must mimic govt on austerity 4 October 2018 HARARE - Most urban councils countrywide are holding pre-budget consultations with key stakeholders in their respective areas. These are expected to give a general direction to the budgets the local authorities are likely to come up with. However, given the position on austerity the President ...
Harare needs $1 billion for repairs 1 October 2018 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) needs more than $1 billion to repair old, damaged infrastructure and to build two major dams the city's mayor has said. HCC mayor Herbert Gomba said council urgently requires $150 million for all pipe replacement that go to as far as western suburbs, CBD and ...
Zanu PF chefs milking vendors 30 September 2018 HARARE - Crafty Zanu PF politicians are making a killing by allocating space at sites designated by the Harare City Council (HCC) for vendors who are being moved from the central business district (CBD) following the outbreak of cholera early this month. In the wake of the cholera outbreak whi...
Mayor calls for peaceful engagement 30 September 2018 HARARE - Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba, has called for the peaceful relocation of informal traders from the Central Business District (CBD) to designated sites so as to foster peaceful co-existence. The mayor made the call on Friday as members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) continue to eng...
Kunzvi, Musami dams to ease water woes 17 September 2018 HARARE - Government should give Harare City Council (HCC) permission to source funders who can construct Kunzvi and Musami dams in order to ease the city's water problems. Harare mayor Herbert Gomba told the Daily News that the city's water supply was being outstretched because it provided the...
Harare elects Gomba mayor 4 September 2018 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) yesterday broke with its past tradition of looking for a high-profile leader, after it elected into office unassuming Glen Norah councillor Herbert Gomba as its 45th mayor and 12th since 1980. While this is not written in law, the position of mayor of the cap...