Our councils are dead asleep

At independence in 1980, we inherited vibrant councils which ran lucrative business ventures and hardly depended on ratepayers for their income.
By Newsday May. 10, 2024

Mutare ventures into business

The local authority was already conducting feasibility studies and will partner the University of Zimbabwe engineering department in the programme.
By Clayton Masekesa May. 9, 2024

Mutare stalls cluster houses project

In a Press statement this week, acting town clerk Blessing Chafesuka said the project was on hold until the Local Government and Public Works ministry endorsed the change of reservation.
By Kenneth Nyangani and Clayton Masekesa Apr. 25, 2024

Hunt for Mutare town clerk resumes

Mutare City Council has won various awards of excellence and service delivery. The Local Government and Public Works ministry recently named the city as best run metropolitan.
By Clayton Masekesa Jan. 10, 2024

Mutare guns for unlicensed businesses

The Mutare City Council acting town clerk, Blessing Chafesuka said council was intensifying strategies to fight corruption head-on.
By Clayton Masekesa Jan. 4, 2024

International cricket stadium for Mutare

Mutare City Council this week issued an advert in a local newspaper saying anyone wishing to make objections must lodge the same in writing within 21 days.
By Kenneth Nyangani Nov. 12, 2023

Zanu PF in land grab storm

Local Government minister Winston Chitando recently wrote a letter to Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga
By Kenneth Nyangani Oct. 9, 2023

Mutare’s first female mayor makes bold promise to city

Gwasira last week became the second elected female mayor in the country after Angeline Kasipo, who was elected Kwekwe mayor on an MDC Alliance ticket in 2018.
By Kenneth Nyangani Sep. 17, 2023

Harare, Mutare to elect new mayors

In Mutare, CCC swept all 19 seats, with six coming in under the women’s quota system.
By Kenneth Nyangani Sep. 11, 2023