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December 6, 2018 6:59 AM Beitbridge revenue collection improves

Beitbridge Municipality has improved its revenue collection capacity to $4 million as at October 2018 compared to $3,1 million over the same period last year. Council chairperson for finance and staffing committee, Councillor Granger Nyoni, told stakeholders during the 2019 annual budget presentation on Tuesday that performance of the revenue budget 10

November 26, 2018 6:08 PM Chi-Town residents blast authority

Chitungwiza residents have bemoaned decisions made by their local authority to exclude them in the budget consultation processes saying it was a deliberate effort to disenfranchise them from participating in local governance issues. This came out during a local governance stakeholders Indaba in which Chitungwiza municipality and its residents were having 12

November 23, 2018 2:58 AM University of Pretoria appoints Tawana Kupe as new VC

Professor Tawana Kupe has been appointed vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Pretoria. The professor is currently the vice-principal of the University of the Witwatersrand. Kupe’s appointment follows the resignation of Professor Cheryl de la Rey who will now serve as the VC of New Zealand’s University of Canterbury. University of Pretoria 18

November 23, 2018 2:07 AM District hospital for Hobhouse

Mutare City Council has proposed a budget of $100 000 for the construction of a district hospital in Hobhouse high-density suburb, in a move meant to de-congest city clinics and improve service delivery. Director of health services Dr Antony Mutara said the move to establish the facility was necessitated by the huge population figures in the area that needed 18

November 19, 2018 9:15 AM Land developers target Bulawayo golf course

The Bulawayo City Council has resolved to allocate a portion of one of its oldest golf courses, Harry Allen Golf Club to land developers for the construction of Town Houses. The allocation of a portion of the golf course comes a few years after former deputy mayor, Mr Gift Banda purchased 3,5 hectares of a portion of Ascot Race Course for the same purpose 12

November 16, 2018 3:24 AM Kwekwe sets aside $80k for mayoral car

Kwekwe City Council is set to buy a mayoral vehicle for Councillor Angeline Kasipo following a council resolution. The local authority has reportedly set aside $80 000 for the purchase of the off-road vehicle. Clr Kasipo’s predecessor, Clr Matenda Madzoke, blocked the purchase of the vehicle, opting that the money be channelled to service delivery 16

November 15, 2018 7:59 AM Tsholotsho RDC boss nabbed for $881000 ‘fraud’

Tsholotsho Rural District Council Chief Executive Officer Themba Moyo has been arrested on charges of criminal abuse of office and fraud. His arrest follows an audit instituted by Government that revealed that the RDC had failed to account for more than $881 000 in council funds. Matabeleland North police spokesperson Chief Inspector Siphiwe Makonese 15

November 14, 2018 5:50 PM Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Eritrea supported al-Shabab militants in Somalia. The resolution, drafted by the UK, was backed by the US and its Western allies. The UN vote comes amid a thaw in relations between 11

November 14, 2018 5:32 PM MDC claims Vanguard has been disbanded

Nelson Chamisa’s MDC yesterday claimed it has disbanded a youth-led outfit called The Order of the Vanguard (Vanguard). Describing it as “an otherwise peaceful and disciplined team of MDC youths”, Lovemore Chinoputsa, the secretary-general of the MDC Youth Assembly, said the Vanguard “has since been disbanded on the orders of the national council, the party’s 8

November 12, 2018 11:23 AM Magistrate reduces ‘too much’ maintenance

A police officer from Bulawayo heaved a sigh of relief after a maintenance court magistrate told his estranged wife that the nearly $600 she was claiming for child upkeep and spousal maintenance was too much. Mrs Rasanai Chatukuta was demanding $200 for spousal maintenance and $390 for the upkeep of one minor child from Mr AIbert Chatukuta. She said when they separated 10