Articles tagged 'manyenyeni'

Harare City Council property attached over $3,9k debt 21 June 2018 HARARE - Harare City Council chamber room was yesterday emptied by the Messenger of Court over a $3 900 debt. According to sources at Town House, the deputy sheriff pounced on council offices and took chairs and desks in the room. [GoogleAd] The property attachment comes amid escalating ...
Harare City Council confused, says Union 9 October 2017 HARARE - Harare Municipal Workers Union (HMWU) has accused council management of being confused over its mooted retrenchment exercise, HMWU executive chairperson Cosmas Bungu has said. This comes after acting town clerk Josephine Ncube hinted that the city was mulling reducing employment costs...
Moyo lauds City Hornets 23 August 2017 HARARE - Harare City Hornets coach Langton Moyo has praised his team's character after winning the inaugural Harare Mayor's International Basketball challenge over the weekend. Hornets were crowned champions after beating Zambian side Looters 53-36 in the final of a tournament that saw over 30...
Manyenyeni only being realistic 20 August 2017 HARARE - The solo war Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has started at the City of Harare is one he may not win easily. The Harare mayor is reportedly planning to slash wages for council employees, ostensibly because they are too exorbitant and gobble a significant chunk of revenue meant for ser...
Council salaries cap vigorously opposed 18 August 2017 HARARE – Harare City Council employees are up in arms against a plan by mayor Bernard Manyenyeni to slash their salaries. Chairperson of the Harare Municipal Workers Union Cosmas Bungu told the Daily News the cut was unacceptable given that their members had already forgone a much-needed salar...
Harare grapples with garbage crisis 11 June 2017 HARARE - Mounds of waste in garbage dumps around the Zimbabwe's capital are hindering the citizenry's confidence in local government. Trash cans or bins overflow with rotten fruit, spoiled eggs, and other garbage. Pedestrians have to jump over disgusting trash scattered on the sidewalks, at...
Manyenyeni calls for Harare City budget cut, again 9 June 2017 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni (pictured) has called the Harare City Football Club's $2 million yearly budget a luxury which council can no longer afford. In an interview with the Daily News, Manyenyeni said the budget should be revised down pending an improvement in service delivery...
Mayor bemoans Mushore lengthy suspension 22 April 2017 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has bemoaned the absence of a substantive town clerk for the city following the suspension of James Mushore. He said politics was interfering with Harare City Council (HCC)'s affairs and functions. While giving a State of the City Address recently, M...
Harare City budget slashed 15 April 2017 HARARE - Harare City Football Club could be headed for lean times after the city's mayor on Thursday drastically reduced the team's spending by over 75 percent. The council's sports budget had previously been set at $5,5 million with the Sunshine Boys receiving a $2 million vote. However, t...
Harare's 2025 vision now far-fetched fantasy 14 April 2017 HARARE - Harare has failed spectacularly in its attempt to create a world-class city by 2025 due to a widening budget deficit, bankruptcy and bureaucracy, the City's Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said yesterday. In his second State-of-the-City Address at Town House, Manyenyeni blamed government int...
Harare mayor cancels debt collectors' contracts 11 March 2017 HARARE - Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has ordered acting town clerk Josephine Ncube to terminate the contract of all debt collectors who have been pursuing hard-pressed long-suffering residents. This comes after the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC directed Harare councillors on February 28 to can...
Suspensions, water crisis cripple Harare 1 January 2017 HARARE - The year 2016 was, for Harare City Council (HCC), a tumultuous period characterised by numerous activities chief among them suspensions of management and elected officials, rescinding of suspensions and interference by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. The city also began ...
Harare trash collection crisis deepens 8 December 2016 HARARE - Harare City Council's (HCC)'s refuse collection crisis is now in its fourth week with still no solution in sight. The garbage collection crisis erupted last month after municipal authorities faced dire fuel shortages emanating from an acute cash crunch. [GoogleAd] The situation ...
Harare City Council suspends director 17 November 2016 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) has sent human capital director Cainos Chingombe on forced leave pending an investigation into his alleged involvement in the city's salary scam. Chingombe, according to a damning Local Government ministry audit, was among the city's top council management in...
Zanu PF to blame for vendor crisis: Manyenyeni 17 November 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's government is to blame for the influx of vendors in Harare's central business district (CBD), mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said. He said the crisis is a result of Zanu PF's failure to manage the economy. Speaking to journalists recently, Manyenyeni said Harare...
New dam for Harare 11 October 2016 HARARE - In a move that is expected to ease water woes in Harare, the capital is set to enter into a public private partnership to construct a $250 million dam in Gletwyn. According to Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni the Gletwyn project is long overdue and needs urgent implementation. [Goog...
MDC councillors block minister's attempt to buy subsidised stand 5 September 2016 HARARE - MDC councillors last week vetoed the sale of a residential stand to minister of State for Harare Province Miriam Chikukwa at almost half the price. The decision, which was sealed by Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni, would have seen Chikukwa buying the Glen Lorne stand at a 40 percent d...
Manyenyeni fights Kasukuwere 12 June 2016 HARARE - Suspended Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has approached the High Court again challenging Local Govenment minister Saviour Kasukuwere's decision to suspend him for the second time, within 24 hours of re-assuming duty. The High Court initially gave an order, ruling that in terms of the...
Manyenyeni suspended again 8 June 2016 HARARE - Only a day after bouncing back in office, Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni was yesterday suspended yet again, this time on corruption charges. Manyenyeni was suspended by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere in April, after he had appointed ex-banker James Mushore to the vacant...
Harare mayor back at work 7 June 2016 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni is now back at work following the end of his 45-day suspension for insubordination. Manyenyeni was suspended by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere on charges that he had unprocedurally appointed ex-banker James Mushore as the capital city's to...
Kasukuwere suspends Harare mayor 21 April 2016 HARARE - Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has suspended Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni (pictured above) over the “illegal” appointment of new town clerk, James Mushore. Mushore, a former NMBZ Holdings group chief executive officer, was fired the same day he was appointed last mont...
Advice to the mayor of Harare 14 April 2016 LONDON - I have followed with keen interest the measures that have been taken by the City of Harare to appoint a new Town Clerk. In this article, I weigh in on the debate on whether the city needs an urban planning expert for the post of town clerk. [GoogleAd] The legal process of the appoi...
Vendors, kombis get 30-day grace period 22 August 2014 HARARE - Vendors and kombi operators have been given a 30-day grace period to register with Harare City Council (HCC). HCC town clerk Tendai Mahachi told a press conference yesterday that registration for vendors will be free of charge, while all those already in the system should re-register ...
Harare deputy mayor refuses to share allowance 19 August 2014 HARARE - Harare deputy mayor Thomas Muzuva has refused to share with 45 other councillors a $1 500 allowance he earned from investigating the $144 million China-Exim bank loan facility that was allegedly abused by city fathers. An agitated Muzuva told a council meeting last week that it was un...
'Council should scrap 2013 bonuses' 18 August 2014 HARARE - Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said council employees' outstanding bonus cheques for 2013 should be completely scrapped. Manyenyeni said this during a full council meeting after acting town clerk Josephine Ncube had finished narrating the current salary payment situation. He s...