Bulawayo water crisis: burst pipe provides relief to Sizinda residents

By Bernard Mpofu It is 6 am on a Friday morning. Temperatures are already rising and the queue is getting long and meandering.  Women and children carrying buckets and small plastic bottles have found a short term solution to the water challenges they have been facing for months.  A leaking main pipe in the neighbourhood […]

ZYWNP speaks on its Access to Information campaign initiative in Mutoko

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 was also an opportunity for ZYWNP to provide a platform […]

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. Read more about Residents protest in Chitungwiza

CHITREST demands clarity regarding maintenance and repairs by ZETDC

On 27 May 2017, the Chitungwiza Residents’ Trust (CHITREST) in partnership with MISA-Zimbabwe held an Access to Information (ATI) meeting with Chitungwiza residents focusing on the need to have efficient and effective service provision by the Zimbabwe Electricty Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC). The meeting was a follow up on the previous engagements that ZETDC had with Chitrest. Read more about CHITREST demands clarity regarding maintenance and repairs by ZETDC

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 […]