Case of suspended Chitungwiza town councillors must be heard urgently

Chitungwiza town councillors have gone for sixty-three days without being brought before an independent tribunal. The twenty five councillors including the mayor and his deputy were suspended by the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing on 27 April 2017. The affairs of the municipality have been running through a three-member caretaker council […]

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Residents position on the suspension of Chitungwiza Mayor and Councillors

The Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday suspended all the 25 councillors of Chitungwiza Municipality including the Mayor, Phillip Mutoti. The councillors were suspended on allegations of contravening section 114 of the Urban Councils Act and are charged of gross incompetence, gross misconduct and willful violation of the law […]

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Breaking news: Minister Kasukuwere suspends Chitungwiza councillors

The Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Saviour Kasukuwere today suspended all the 25 councillors of Chitungwiza Municipality. The councillors have been suspended on allegations of corruption, abuse of office and dereliction of duty among other various offences. The Minister used the Local Government Laws Amendment Act to suspend the said councillors. […]

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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 […]