Articles tagged 'local government ministry'

I'm yet to be recalled, says Manyenyeni 17 February 2018 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said he is yet to receive communication from his party MDC that he has been recalled. Manyenyeni told the Daily News that he will accept his fate if the party has resolved to recall him from his position. A career business relationship executive ...
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...
Call for executive mayors 21 May 2017 HARARE - Stripped of their executive powers, mayors in Zimbabwe are mere lame ducks and can only but watch as the powerful Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere meddle in their affairs replacing elected officials with commissions. And ahead of next year elections events in most councils...
Harare deputy mayor resigns 29 March 2017 HARARE - Harare deputy mayor Christopher Mbanga has resigned following allegations of his continued support of Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. Mbanga was suspended last year by the MDC provincial leadership — led by Eric Murai — after he sided with Kasukuwere over the expulsion o...
Outrage over new Harare council bosses appointment 24 March 2017 HARARE - Residents have expressed outrage over Harare City Council (HCC)'s move to appoint employees currently under corruption probes as substantive directors. The local authority confirmed Hosea Chisango (responsible for water), Tendai Kwenda (finance) and Edmore Nhekairo (housing) as direct...
Harare mayor further detained 1 July 2016 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni was further detained at Avondale Police Station yesterday after his initial court appearance on alleged criminal abuse of office charges was delayed. The State said it was preparing more charges against him. This was said by his lawyer Lovemore Madhu...
Judgment reserved in Harare mayor dispute 19 June 2016 HARARE - The High Court declined to make an immediate ruling on Friday in a case in which the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is seeking an order to stop Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere from suspending, dismissing or removing Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni. High C...
Kasukuwere in a dilemma: Manyenyeni 17 June 2016 HARARE - Suspended Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni yesterday savaged Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, saying he is in a dilemma of fulfilling his party duties which is in conflict with his ministerial role. Addressing a press conference at Harvest House, Manyenyeni said Kasukuwere...
Make citizens responsible for cleanliness: Chombo 21 October 2013 HARARE - Local Government minister, Ignatius Chombo, has instructed all local authorities to craft by-laws which will make citizens responsible for their surroundings' cleanliness. Harare has spearheaded massive clean-up campaigns being led by the ministry of Environment which have been compli...
Govt to destroy 10 000 houses 16 October 2013 HARARE - At least 10 000 houses face demolition in the sprawling town of Chitungwiza, as authorities target illegal structures which were constructed in wetlands and on top of sewer mains. Chitungwiza, which is now starved of ventilation gaps as land barons parcel out stands for private gain, ...