David Coltart elected Bulawayo mayor

NEWLY-elected Ward 4 Councillor, David Coltart, of the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) was yesterday sworn in as the new mayor for the City of Bulawayo.He will be deputised by Ward 9 Councillor, D...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2023


Ian Makone elected Harare mayor

CCC councillor for Ward 18 Ian Makone has been elected Harare mayor and will run the city's affairs for the next five years.He will be deputised by Ward 41 councillor Kudzai Kadzombe (CCC).The process...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2023


Bulawayo Mayor dismisses Kambarami's actions as a non-event

BULAWAYO deputy Mayor, Tinashe Kambarami, and Ward 4 councillor Silas Chigora yesterday violently ejected Bulawayo City Council Town Clerk, Mr Christopher Dube, from his office after he refused to tak...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2019


Bulawayo residents attack MDC's 'authoritarian' mayor

RESIDENTS here have taken a dig at Bulawayo mayor Solomon Mguni for rejecting objections to his mooted tariff hike.The city fathers have been conducting supplementary budget consultative meetings, ahe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019


Bulawayo mayor vows to resuscitate industries

MAYOR Solomon Mguni has reaffirmed his commitment to revive the second largest city's industries to their former glory.Speaking at the annual mayor's reception where he welcomed delegates to the Zimba...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2019


Chamisa suspends Victoria Falls mayor again

THE MDC Alliance has again suspended recently re-instated Victoria Falls Mayor, Councillor Somvelo Dlamini, on fresh allegations of bringing the party into disrepute by defying directives and undermin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018


Chamisa forces Victoria Falls mayor to step down

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has ordered Victoria Falls mayor Somvelo Dhlamini to step down and make way for Margaret Varley whose nomination had been rejected by both councillors and residents,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2018


Bulawayo deputy Mayor a convicted thief

NEWLY-elected Bulawayo Deputy Mayor Tinashe Kambarami is a convicted thief who was fined by a court for stealing an electrical extension cord, it has emerged. According to court records, Kambarami (32...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 September 2018


Chamisa orders Mayor to step down

MDC Alliance president Mr Nelson Chamisa has ordered the newly elected Masvingo Mayor Clr Collins Maboke to step down or be recalled over allegations of defying a party directive. Clr Maboke of Ward 2...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2018


Former Zisco worker assumes mayoral post

FORMER Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) plant operator, Clayton Masiyatsva (MDC Alliance), has been elected Redcliff mayor, taking over from Zanu-PF's Freddy Kapuya who has dumped the Midlands ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 September 2018


Chamisa's MDC Alliance elects Zanu-PF deputy mayor

CHAOS reigned in Masvingo Wednesday as MDC Alliance supporters besieged town hall, protesting the election of a Zanu-PF councillor as the city's deputy mayor.The country's main opposition party contro...

By Associated Press | Published: 06 September 2018


MDC Alliance, MRP trade barbs over Bulawayo mayoral candidate

MDC Alliance Bulawayo youths are up in arms against their Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) counterparts whom they accused of interfering in the selection of the city's mayor.On Tuesday, the two groups c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2018


Kwekwe's first female mayor hits ground running

KWEKWE City Council's first female mayor since independence in 1980, Angeline Kasipo, has hit the ground running - declaring on her first day in office that she had already launched a five-year progra...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2018


Gweru mayor, deputy elected unopposed

WARD Two councillor Josiah Makombe is the new mayor of Gweru after being elected unopposed while Clr Cleopas Shiri will deputise him after also sailing through unopposed. Gweru councillors were on Tue...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2018


'I want to continue as Gweru Mayor'

WERU mayor Charles Chikozho has expressed interest in retaining his mayoral post should he win the upcoming elections where he is standing as MDC Alliance candidate for ward 10.Chikozho said his counc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018


AAG urges probe of Bulawayo mayor

THE Affirmative Action Group (AAG) Bulawayo chapter has approached council's audit and general purpose committee demanding that town clerk Christopher Dube and mayor Martin Moyo be investigated for co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018


Zimbabwean appointed Bristol mayor's advisor

Former Zimbabwean journalist Forward Maisokwadzo has been appointed deputy advisor to Bristol mayor Marvin Jonathan Rees on inclusion.The 45-year old's brief includes representing the south-western Un...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 July 2018


3 ex-mayors battle for Kadoma seat

NEXT month's election will trigger an intriguing political fight involving Kadoma's two former mayors as well as the incumbent for the sole parliamentary ticket for Kadoma Central constituency.Outgoin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 June 2018


Mutare mayor accepts defeat in MDC-T primaries

MUTARE mayor, Tatenda Nhamarare, said he had conceded defeat to MDC-T's ward 8 candidate, Sophia Njanike Gwasira, but would remain a loyal party member although he had reservations over the way the pa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 June 2018


Chamisa 'smuggles' mayor back into election race

CONFUSION is reigning in MDC-T's Bulawayo East constituency after the winning candidate was allegedly booted out ahead of the Nomination Court sitting today to accommodate mayor Martin Moyo, who lost ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2018


Another mayor loses MDC-T primary elections

MASVINGO Mayor Councillor Hubert Fidze was on Wednesday beaten in the MDC-T primary elections while his deputy Councillor James Chiwara pulled out from the internal party polls alleging rigging.The el...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 May 2018


Bulawayo Mayor shocked in MDC-T primaries

MDC-T primary elections brewed a shocker in Bulawayo yesterday after the city's Mayor, Councillor Martin Moyo lost to little known Mr Tinashe Kambarami to represent the party in Ward 3.Clr Moyo's defe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 May 2018


Bulawayo Mayor to seek re-election

BULAWAYO Mayor Alderman Martin Moyo says he will seek a second term in office although he faces stiff competition from aspiring candidates from his party, MDC-T.In an interview after his valedictory m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 May 2018


Mayor blames national policies for bad term in office

THE past five years have not been easy for the Bulawayo City Council due to great strain and a lot of tests that negatively affected the local authority's ability to provide efficient services, Bulawa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 May 2018


Mayor in stand scam

SOME Mutare councillors have drawn daggers against mayor Tatenda Nhamarare, whom they accused of arm-twisting management to allocate himself a residential stand that was earmarked for a church buildin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 March 2018

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