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Audit Report Slams Chipinge Rural District Council’s Financial Management

By Leonard Mhlanga Chipinge, Manicaland – A scathing report by the Auditor General’s office has raised serious concerns over the financial management practices of Chipinge Rural District Council. The report, released recently, highlights a plethora of financial irregularities and poor…


SANYATI – Chipo Nyamuziwa, a 42-year-old widow from Ward 13, village 19, in Sanyati rural, has been a victim of suspected abuse in land allocation. Despite being allocated two plots by the village development committee (Vidco) in 2020, she was…

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CCC Member Assaulted Over Post-Election Land Dispute

CCC Member Assaulted Over Post-Election Land Dispute By Lorraine Ndebele and Marko Shoko     A member of the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) recently suffered a broken leg after being heavily assaulted by alleged members of the ruling party…

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Masvingo council moves to install sewer system for Garikai settlement

The City of Masvingo has finally moved in to address the problem of critical social services that were lacking in the past especially the construction of a more functional sewer system for the Garikai housing settlement. Media Centre produced and…

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Nightmare for Epworth as residents endure endless power blackout

Living in Epworth, a peri-urban marginalized community has proven to be difficult for many who have to struggle to eke a living during the day and return to the dark and silent homes in the evening. As if the shortage…

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Strong winds destroy property

BUHERA -Strong winds experienced Thursday afternoon in areas around Mutiusinazita ward 27 in Buhera South, Manicaland province have left a trail of destruction to infrastructure in the marginalised community. The violent winds swept through around 1300hrs to 1500hrs causing serious…

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Action starts showing up after media exposition

Following an exposition by our citizen reporter, Emmanuel Manyati in Mutoko who is constantly doing stories on the destruction of roads and other infrastructure related to the extraction of the black granite stone in the area, works towards refurbishments has…

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Focus on water, sanitation and hygiene, media urged

The Media must consistently and constantly report on water, sanitation, and hygiene in Zimbabwean, with a view to lay bare some of the bottlenecks hampering the provision of potable water and sanitation services mostly in urban areas. The need to…

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The Harare City Council will soon start Budget Consultations in a bid to solicit residents’ inputs and budget priorities for the year 2022. Last Friday the Local Authority convened a Virtual Stakeholders Consultative Meeting with the Budget Advisory Committee and…

Recalling councillors costly to service delivery

The escalating battle of political control within the MDC-T has seen another wave of recalls that have claimed 11 councillors in Harare, in the process crippling service delivery and political representation.