POLITICS

Zanu-PF suspends Harare, Bulawayo restructuring

ZANU-PF has suspended its restructuring of Harare and Bulawayo provinces despite completing the setting up of district coordinating com- mittees (DCCs) in the capital city. Last weekend, the ruling pa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 October 2019

POLITICS

Zanu-PF battle for Harare gets ugly

THE Zanu-PF battle for control of Harare province is getting uglier by the day amid allegations of vote-buying by bigwigs seeking to influence the outcome of ongoing district coordinating committee (D...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 October 2019

POLITICS

Chamisa MDC staffs Harare Council jobs with relatives?

Harare City Council has been caught in a nepotism storm after it emerged that councillors in the city could be seconding their relatives for jobs in various departments, leaving a trail of similar nam...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 October 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare sells cattle to raise funds

Harare City Council has approved plans to sell 1000 herd of cattle to raise $3,5 million for capital projects meant to improve the state of its farms.The cattle are being kept Crowborough, Ingwe and P...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 October 2019

POLITICS

Roadworks scandal hits Harare

Harare City Council (HCC) is reeling from yet another controversy after an internal audit unearthed a major scandal through which some road contractors engaged to rehabilitate 43 selected roads in the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 October 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt to float infrastructure bond for Harare

The Government will soon float an infrastructure bond to raise funds for water, sewer, roads and other equipment for the City of Harare, a Cabinet minister said yesterday. The Harare City Council is s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare shuts down its main water works

Harare shut its main water works on Monday citing shortages of foreign currency to import treatment chemicals, the deputy mayor said, potentially leaving the city dry and raising the risk of water bor...

By Reuters | Published: 24 September 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa's govt stalls Harare bus deal

CHINA Nachang Engineering (Pvt) Ltd has withdrawn from a US$400 million deal with Harare City Council which was expected to supply 600 green-energy buses in the metropolitan province, saying it was ad...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare proposes 300% increase in service charges

Harare City Council yesterday presented a ZW$483 million supplementary budget which will see a 300% rise in charges for water, refuse collection, clamping fees, tow-away and burial space, among other ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare council takes delivery of wrong refuse trucks

HARARE City Council (HCC) which took delivery of single skip trucks instead of double skip trucks from FAW Zimbabwe are contemplating taking action against the supplier. Council environmental manageme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare's refuse trucks stuck in SA

HARARE City Council (HCC) is failing to collect garbage as 15 refuse compactors are still stuck in South Africa because of lack of foreign currency to pay for their duty. Harare mayor Herbert Gomba sa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare to splash US$23 000 on iPads

CASH-strapped Harare City Council, which is struggling to buy chemicals to treat drinking water, is set to splash US$23 000 on councillors' iPads. Each of Harare's 46 councillors plus some selected co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare offers workers 5% pay cushion

Harare City Council has opened talks with its workers for a cost of living adjustment following a recent spate of price hikes that have eroded workers' incomes.Minutes of the council's joint finance a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Council opts for locally-made water chemicals

Harare City Council (HCC) has started carrying out trial runs for locally-made water purification chemicals which are expected to reduce the demand for foreign currency and save the local authority US...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2019

POLITICS

UK to block Harare's Commonwealth return

Britain's minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin says her country supports an extension of EU sanctions against Zimbabwe and will not back its plan to return to the Commonwealth.The frosty relationship ...

By Business Day | Published: 06 February 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare's booming automotive market

Downtown Harare is an economic hub.Here, money arguably changes hands more than in any other part of the city.It is typically the Wall Street of the capital.Household goods, school uniforms, stationer...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare hit by serious water chemical shortages

Harare residents should brace for a dry festive season or rely on rain water, as council has run out of water purification chemicals.Mayor Herbert Gomba yesterday gave a grim picture of water supply i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare City Council sells land to raise salaries

HARARE City Council has resolved to sell a prime piece of land in Mount Pleasant to a property developer to raise money for salaries.The land is currently being used by the ruling Zanu PF party as its...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 December 2018

POLITICS

Dodgy North Korea envoy still holed up in Harare

LOCAL wildlife conservationists are still watching the movements of North Korea's representative in Harare, Kim Chung Su, amid growing worries about his alleged involvement in poaching syndicates in t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018

POLITICS

MDC shut down Harare?

Zimbabweans largely ignored the demonstration called by the MDC-Alliance yesterday, and continued with their business as usual, while all shops were open in Harare's Central Business District. The sit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 November 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Red tape stalls Harare roads rehabilitation

THE resurfacing of roads in Harare under the emergency roads rehabilitation programme has stalled in other parts of the city after contractors pulled out, citing non-payment by the local authority.Bit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare vendors fight back

Police are maintaining a heavy presence in most of the country's cities as authorities fear the worst amid a clampdown on desperate vendors who are now fighting back.In Harare, law enforcers have pepp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2018

POLITICS

Harare councillor proposes pay hike

A HARARE City councillor, Jacob Mafume (MDC Alliance), has proposed a pay hike for city employees as a way to retain skilled and experienced staff at a time service delivery is at its lowest.Officiati...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Beitbridge - Harare road dualization in limbo

Government could abandon the controversial US$2.7 billion deal with Chinese firm Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group Limited (Afecc) for the dualization of the Chirundu-Beitbridge highway after ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

1 200-bed hospital for Harare

Government is set to build a world-class 1 200-bed hospital in Harare as President Mnangagwa's administration pushes to improve the country's primary health care system. In his remarks during the hand...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2018
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