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Residents protest in Chitungwiza

Chaos reigned supreme yesterday at Chitungwiza Municipality head office as irate residents
stormed the premises demanding the ouster of town clerk, Mr George Makunde and his
management. They allege gross incompetence. The placard waving demonstrators accused
management of embezzling funds and demanded the reinstatement of director of urban
planning, Mr Conrad Muchesa.

Harare City Council, banks in housing deal

Harare City Council has partnered two local banks to develop residential stands for low-income
earners around the city with an initial project targeting more than 1 200 stands.  The city entered into a Public Private Partnership with National Building Society and FBC Group (Pvt) Ltd for purposes of low-cost housing development and the banks will provide mortgage to homeseekers on the city’s housing waiting list.

STIs on the increase in Chirundu

The Chirundu Border Post, Source: Newsday Zimbabwe

The prevalence and incidence of HIV and sexually-transmitted infections (STI) among workers and long-distance truck drivers in Chirundu is on the increase, with a local health centre attending to over six cases a week.