The Zimbabwe Young Women's Network For Peace Building (ZYWNP) has been running an Access to information intervention in Mutoko for the past year where they have been requesting authorities for information regarding Government’s position around the construction of schools and resource mobilization for education facilities. The initiative...
BULAWAYO city councillors revealed that residents are angry over Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara)’s outsourcing of contractors at the expense of local companies in road maintenance and rehabilitation projects.
Zimbabwe Young Women’s Network for Peacebuilding (ZYWNP) in partnership with MISA Zimbabwe has been working to promote the right of every Zimbabwean to access to information under the Access to information campaign. Through MISA Zimbabwe’s training and support initiatives under this campaign, ZYWNP has been monitoring the transparency and accountability of public and government institutions to share information with the public and has so far, written and sent 2 information requests to the Mutoko Rural District Council and the Ministry of Lands, Land reform and Resettlement Mashonaland East Provincial office in Marondera.
GOVERNMENT has started shifting goalposts on who will compensate thousands of villagers and businesspeople likely to be displaced during the dualisation of the Harare-Beitbridge Highway, with Transport minister Joram Gumbo yesterday failing to explain convincingly whose responsibility compensation was.
On the 13th of July 2017 at 14:00 hrs, ZYWNP received responses to the questions asked in the letter submitted to the Mutoko District land office on the 12th of July 2017 at 11:00hrs. The response that we wanted more was on whether the Ministry of Lands has remitted the unit tax to Mutoko RDC and how much they have remitted to help us to assess how the unit tax has been used to promote community development through delivery of public services in the District.
Residents in Mutoko Ward 9 have increased household levies in order to complete the roofing of Early Childhood Development (ECD) block, following the failure of the Mutoko Community Share Ownership Trust to honour its commitment to assist the community last year.
Chitungwiza residents yesterday met the municipality’s commission in
the Council chambers. This was after the Chitungwiza Residents Trust
(Chitrest) requested to meet the commission currently administering
the affairs of the town after the suspension from office of the Mayor
and councillors on 27 April 2017 by the Ministry of...
The Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest) appreciates the rationale
behind the setting up of a committee to investigate shady land deals
in all major urban areas to deal with the chaos that has been created
by some corrupt and politically connected land barons. Chitrest has
always maintained its held position...