Mphoko summons 5 firms over development

Zvamaida Murwira in Mutoko Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has summoned five mining companies extracting granite rock and quarry in Mutoko District, Mashonaland East, to his office next week to explain why they were not developing the area they operated in. He said this after receiving complaints from local community leaders that the area remained underdeveloped despite […]

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Five Bulawayo Councillors Suspended as Damning Report on Corruption in Bulawayo Released

The Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere earlier today suspended five councillors in Bulawayo for corruption. Minister Kasukuwere announced the suspension of Deputy Mayor Gift Banda (ward 5), and Councillors James Sithole (ward 7), Charles Moyo (ward 9), Reuben Matengu (ward 21) and Mzamo Dube (ward 25) as he released […]

Chitungwiza residents call for transparency and accountability in residential stands allocation

The Chitungwiza Residents Trust (CHITREST)campaign for clear and transparent processes in the allocation of residential stands by municipality has contributed immensely to Zimbabwe’s Access to information campaign. To date the campaign has brought together the key stakeholders, that include the local authority, residents’, prospective homeowners and housing cooperatives in attempts to open up the process […]

Media Partners statement on the inaugural International Day for Universal Access to Information

MISA-Zimbabwe and its media partners join the rest of the world in the inaugural commemoration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on 28 September. The day was set aside by UNESCO to commemorate and promote the right to seek and receive information as protected by key human rights instruments. These, among […]

United Mutare Ratepayers and Residents Trust proposed alternative budget for the city of Mutare.

The alternative budget was drawn after extensive consultation with the residents of Mutare. Service delivery is a priority for the residents of Mutare. Residents deplore the plans for a supplementary budget primarily because of the declining economic situation in the country and urge the council to utilise what is currently available. Click here for a […]

New import regulations gazetted

Abigail Mawonde Herald Correspondent Government has put in place stringent regulations meant to control the importation of goods that are available locally. The regulations were gazetted under Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 yesterday by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. The goods that have been literally banned include coffee creamers (Cremora), Camphor creams, white petroleum jellies and body […]

Govt aligns 159 laws

Nyemudzai Kakore Herald Correspondent– Government has aligned 159 laws with the new Constitution following its adoption in 2013, and efforts are underway to complete the process, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Vice President Mnangagwa, who also oversees the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, told Senators on Thursday that there was no deadline in the […]