Articles tagged 'july moyo'

UK-based Zim businessman keen to promote twinning links 29 January 2019 HARARE - A UK-based Zimbabwean businessman has mooted a plan to form twinning links between several local authorities and those in the Diaspora — something which could attract foreign funding. Spearheading the idea is Trust Simbarashe Gushure — an international business ambassador for the City...
No deal! 8 January 2019 HARARE - Talk between government and its employees produced nothing tangible yesterday, heightening tensions between the two sides. After a marathon meeting called by government yesterday to calm restive unions arguing for better pay and improved working conditions, civil servants were left to...
Govt, workers reach stalemate 8 January 2019 HARARE - Talks between government and its employees produced nothing tangible yesterday, heightening tensions between the two sides. After a marathon meeting called by government yesterday to calm restive unions arguing for better pay and improved working conditions, civil servants were left t...
Govt heads for shutdown 6 January 2019 HARARE - Government could be headed for a complete shutdown if it does not urgently address the concerns of its employees who are downing tools to press for better pay and improved working conditions, analysts warned this week. This comes as teachers, specialist doctors, radiographers and nurs...
Zim govt heads for shutdown 6 January 2019 HARARE - Government could be headed for a complete shutdown if it does not urgently address the concerns of its employees who are downing tools to press for better pay and improved working conditions, analysts warned this week. [Adz] [GoogleAd]  
Masvingo residents reject budget 6 December 2018 HARARE - Masvingo residents have written to minister of Local Government July Moyo appealing to him to reject the city's budget which is set to increase water tariffs by 60 percent. Masvingo United Residents and Ratepayers Alliance (Murra) director Anoziva Muguti said they filed their objectio...
'Vehicle licensing to be centralised' 16 October 2018 HARARE - Government is mulling reinstating the collection of vehicle licence fees to local authorities to help them bankroll road maintenance, the National Assembly has been told. The fees are currently being collected by the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara), which then disburse...
Moyo, Chamisa should work with councils 15 October 2018 HARARE - The new minister of Local Government, July Moyo, should put aside his party jacket if he is to successfully oversee the smooth running of councils across the country. He must desist from clashing with elected mayors and councillors like what his former colleagues — Saviour Kasukuwere ...
Government to upgrade worn out sewer systems 19 September 2018 HARARE - The government of Zimbabwe has pledged to upgrade the sewer and reticulation systems as a measure to curb the spread of cholera which has so far claimed at least 30 lives. Speaking during an update of the Cabinet's sitting, which is now scheduled to take place weekly, minister of Info...
Call to dissolve council commissions 28 August 2018 HARARE - Residents would like the caretaker commissions running councils to be immediately dissolved as the country has inaugurated Emmerson Mnangagwa as President. In an interview, Combined Harare Residents Association chief executive officer Mfundo Mlilo said the commissions were already ill...
Residents sue Moyo over commissions 23 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe United Residents and Ratepayers Association (Zurra) are suing Local Government minister July Moyo, pictured, for appointing commissions to run affairs in councils. According to Mfundo Mlilo, Zurra has begun consultations with their lawyers on the matter which they say will be...
'Moyo's caretaker commissions illegal' 19 August 2018 HARARE - Commissions set up to run local authorities by Local Government minister July Moyo are illegal and should be abolished, constitutional and local government experts have said. This comes after Moyo last week appointed commissions led by Zanu PF officials to run the affairs of Harare, B...
Councils not remitting pensions, says minister 30 March 2018 HARARE - Councils are not remitting money to the Local Authorities Pension Fund (LAPF), Local Government minister July Moyo has revealed. He told Senators this week after he had been asked by Zanu PF Mashonaland Central Senator Damien Mumvuri what his ministry was doing “to ensure that pension...
Govt to install chiefs in resettlement areas 26 March 2018 HARARE - Government is contemplating installing chiefs in resettlement areas thereby increasing the number of traditional leaders, Local Government minister July Moyo has revealed. Moyo told Senators on Thursday that the people living in resettlement areas should now be under a chief or tradit...
Moyo speaks on Harare town clerk 23 March 2018 HARARE - Local Government minister July Moyo has for the first time opened up on the Harare City Council (HCC) town clerk issue, saying he is waiting for council's reaction to the Local Government Board (LGB) that they could not appoint a substantive incumbent from the list that they submitted. ...
Sandton residents risk eviction 20 March 2018 HARARE - Hundreds of people settled on a more than 240ha stretch of land in Highdon (Sandton project) under the Zvimba Rural District Council face imminent eviction after the local authority's lawyers recently wrote to the developer to inform them of the intention. In a letter to Bvekwa Law Pr...
July Moyo blasts councils 11 March 2018 HARARE - Local Government minister July Moyo has slammed councils, accusing them of misappropriating road levies they received from Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) by diverting the funds to paying salaries. He told Senators on Thursday: “Government created a levy after noticing ...
'Ndebele king coronation unconstitutional' 11 March 2018 HARARE - Local Government minister July Moyo has said the coronation of Ndebele King Bulelani Lobengula Khumalo is illegal, as there is no provision for a king in Zimbabwe's Constitution. Speaking in the Senate last week, Moyo said only chiefs were recognised in the new Constitution. This c...
Outrage over police killings 24 February 2018 HARARE - Civic society groups reacted angrily yesterday to the killing of two civilians by members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) following a heated scuffle in Harare's Central Business District (CBD) on Thursday. The Zimbabwe Divine Destiny (ZDD) — a Christian advocacy organisation — t...
Kombi ban triggers fierce clashes 23 February 2018 HARARE - Police yesterday fought running battles with commuter omnibus crews and vendors in and around Harare's Central Business District (CBD) who were resisting the enforcement of a government decree outlawing ferrying of passengers and vending in the inner city. Government immediately resci...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Residents group threatens minister 7 February 2018 Residents group threatens minister with legal action The Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (Bupra) has petitioned Local government minister July Moyo, demanding that action be taken against town clerk Christopher Dube, director of engineering Simela Dube and former local government mi...
Remaining white commercial farmers get 99-year leases 1 February 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has granted the few remaining white commercial farmers 99-year leases in a bid to enable them to secure financing from banks and to pay rent towards the compensation fund.  This comes as evicted white farmers have reportedly tabled a $9 billio...
Blitz against illegal car sales 29 January 2018 HARARE - The Harare City Council (HCC) has begun impounding vehicles from unregistered car sales, in a blitz targeted at curbing illegal activities in the city. In an interview, HCC spokesperson Michael Chideme said the exercise, which started last Friday, was aimed at cleaning up the city whi...
Vendors want city fathers to embrace vending 27 January 2018 HARARE - Vendors have blasted municipalities for abusing trading fees collected daily or monthly from them. They said no proper structures have been erected at the so-called designated sites meant to accommodate them. This comes after vendor representative unions vowed that informal traders...
Vendors demand dialogue with Govt 24 January 2018 HARARE – Vendors  have promised to besiege the offices of the Local Government minister July Moyo and councils across the country to demand an amicable way of resolving threats to forcibly remove them from the streets with the military's help. Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transfo...