Articles tagged 'martin moyo'

Mayor ordered to surrender $63k car 31 May 2017 BULAWAYO - The Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC has ordered the council here to immediately put on sale one of the two recently purchased mayoral vehicles, with the proceeds to be channelled towards service delivery. The city's mayor Martin Moyo recently took delivery of a $118 000 Mercedes Benz GLE ...
Byo mayor defends $118k Mercedes Benz 12 March 2017 BULAWAYO - Our Bulawayo reporter Jeffrey Muvundusi sits down with mayor Martin Moyo. Below are excerpts of the interview. Q: Honourable mayor, how best can you describe your tenure from the time you took over? A: My tenure in office has been characterised by mixed fortunes. I suffered the p...
Mayor pressured to change street names 11 March 2015 BULAWAYO - Mayor Martin Moyo is under pressure from Umhlahlo WeSizwe Sika Mthwakazi to rename some city streets and avenues here to reflect the city's status as a historical and heritage site. The cultural lobbyist group raised concerns over Lobengula Street and a variety of other street and s...
Chombo backs MDC mayor 13 February 2015 HARARE - In a surprising development, Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo has endorsed Bulawayo's opposition MDC mayor Martin Moyo to be the new Zimbabwe Local Government Association (Zilga) chairman, a move that has courted the ire of the association's Zanu PF members. There were sugges...
Byo council's financial outlook bleak: Moyo 7 January 2015 BULAWAYO - The Bulawayo City Council has attributed its failure to provide basic services to the prevailing liquidity crunch which it contends has shooed away prospective investors. In his New Year message, Bulawayo mayor Martin Moyo admitted that the city's financial outlook was bleak. “La...
Shot in the arm for Byo Public Library 18 August 2014 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo Public Library  last week received a donation of books worth more than $8 000 from mining giant Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Zimplats). The donation comes at a time when the library is facing closure owing to financial constraints. The library, which was established in 1896 ...
Barking dogs a nuisance, says mayor 10 March 2014 BULAWAYO - Martin Moyo, the Bulawayo mayor,  left councillors in stitches when he said dogs should not bark. The mayor said this at a full council meeting held at the city chambers on Thursday. “Dogs should not bark as they make a lot of noise for neighbours. “They should be trained to a...
Moyo elected Bulawayo mayor 17 September 2013 BULAWAYO – Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC councillor for Ward three, Martin Moyo, is the new Bulawayo mayor after being elected unopposed Tuesday. Sikhangele Zhou, the Bulawayo City Council chamber secretary, town clerk Middleton Nyoni and provincial administrator Konzani Ncube conducted the polls at...