Articles tagged 'mutare city council'

EASTERN NEWS | Mutare soaked wet with sewage 6 September 2018 MUTARE - The eastern border city of Mutare is soaked wet with sewage and sinking a borehole would, save for a few locations, most likely lead to people drinking sewage residue. For years on end, Mutare City Council (MCC) has not been replacing or upgrading its sewage network and it’s now rotte...
Mutare bans open air churches 30 August 2018 MUTARE - Mutare City Council (MCC) has banned open air church gatherings unless the churches provide ablution facilities and taped water as it moves to eliminate any risk of disease outbreaks. MCC public relations officer Spren Mutiwi confirmed the development which he said was being taken to ...
EASTERN NEWS | ZANU PF bigwigs face uncertain future 26 April 2018 HARARE - Only two seating Members of Parliament in Manicaland Province are guaranteed of progressing to the do-or-die general elections to be held in July this year after their respective constituencies could not attract challengers in the Zanu PF primary polls, the Eastern News can report. Ma...
EASTERN NEWS | Families flee Arda Transau 15 March 2018 MUTARE - ARDA Transau — a State-owned farm-turned-residential area for people displaced by mining activities in the rich Chiadzwa diamond fields, where the country’s political elite and securocrats are accused of minting billions — has been an embarrassing paradox, a paragon of poverty. After ...
MP, council clash over road funds 7 January 2018 MUTARE - Legislator for Dangamvura-Chikanga Isau Mupfumi has lambasted Mutare City Council for exhausting a $1,8 million Zinara emergency road fund allocation without completing the scheduled road repairs and upgrades. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Joram Gumbo had innocently applaud...
Mutare council dumps sewage into rivers, streams 4 January 2018 MUTARE - Mutare City Council (MCC) has come under a barrage of criticism from environmentalists for allowing raw sewage to flow into its rivers and streams, thus posing serious health dangers to communities that depend on the water sources. With the municipality’s sewer system giving in to old...
Residents blame council for high malaria deaths 4 January 2018 MUTARE - Serious shortcomings on the part of Mutare City Council in refuse collection and provision of water to some parts of the eastern border city could have contributed to the malaria deaths recorded in the previous year. Last year, 137 malaria deaths were recorded in the whole of Manica...
EASTERN NEWS | Corruption syndicate bleeds Mutare 13 July 2017 MUTARE - Crocked senior council employees are operating syndicates that are siphoning millions of dollars from the cash-strapped council, in one of the most elaborate schemes to emerge from the municipality, which is struggling to provide basic services to its residents. The Eastern News can e...
Mupfumi blasts 'corrupt' council 23 May 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF MP Esau Mupfumi has accused the Mutare City Council (MCC) of engaging in rampant corruption that has seen thousands of dollars being looted from its coffers. Addressing a rally in Dangamvura last Friday, the Dangamvura-Chikanga legislator claimed MCC lost an unspecified amount...
Law firm probed after soliciting for Council business 14 March 2017 MUTARE - Parliament is probing a law firm over possible illegal conduct after Mutare City Council (MCC) officials claimed it solicited for a debt collection contract — a violation of the Legal Practitioners' Act. The august House's Public Accounts Committee has requested a detailed account of ...
Mutare defends fee hikes 2 August 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Council (MCC) has defended its hike of clinic and burial fees, arguing that the move was part of a raft of measures to address unsustainable service delivery costs. Acting town clerk Donaldson Nyatoti told the Daily News yesterday that council had been failing to meet over...
Mutare council hikes maternity fees 27 July 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Council (MCC) has hiked maternity fees from $15 to $20, in a move that is likely to trigger a standoff between residents and the local authority. The council, which effected the new rates last Monday, also hiked consultation fees by 350 percent from $2 to $9. Acting tow...
Laid off workers picket council offices 11 April 2014 MUTARE - Hordes of disgruntled Mutare City Council contract workers yesterday besieged the Civic Centre demanding their dues. The workers camped at the Civic Centre’s corridors demanding audience with the city’s finance director Lloyd Musasa. They were demanding their outstanding wages. ...
Mutare backtracks on tuckshop demolitions 3 April 2014 MUTARE - The city council here has backtracked on its decision to demolish illegal tuckshops in the high and medium density residential suburbs following pressure from residents’ associations. Had the Mutare City Council stood by its March 31 ultimatum, residents had warned the city fathers th...
No rates increases for Mutare - Mayor 20 November 2013 MUTARE - Mutare City Council is consulting residents on the 2014 budget amid assurances that they will not be any rates increases, according to mayor Tatenda Nhamarare. “We are doing ward-based consultative meetings for all the 19 wards of the city as we seek a new relationship between ratepay...