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BCC relaxes water rationing limits by 15 percent

THE Bulawayo City Council has resolved to review water-rationing limits by 15 percent owing to the recent rains received in the 2016 – 2017 season. In a statement Thursday the local authority’s senior public relations officer Nesisa Mpofu said while the water limits have been ...

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Bulawayo’s Chief Fire Officer warns residents

By Arnold Dube BULAWAYO City Council’s Fire, Rescue and Emergency department has advised residents to be on high alert of fire related accidents as the winter season draws closer. The city has in the past recorded an increase of fire related accidents during the cold ...

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BCC sets record straight

By Memory Ncube BULAWAYO City Council has taken a stand to set the record straight about the re-naming and naming of city’s public features. Over the past month there has been a lot of debate on the naming of public features and streets and the ...

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BCC activates BWSSIP in 21 wards

By Arnold Dube AS part of the city council’s efforts to improve water supply, the local authority has activated Bulawayo’s Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project (BWSSIP) in 21 of the city’s 29 wards. The project was launched in October 2016 and it is being ...

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Residents bemoan BCC for poor roads

BULAWAYO residents are accusing the City Council of failing to maintain its road network saying some of the accidents were caused by the state of the roads. Last week, 14 people died whilst five others were seriously injured when a haulage truck collided with a ...

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Councillors against handing over BCC schools to residents

BULAWAYO City Council is considering reversing its decision of handing over its schools amid reports residents are against the idea. Councillors say the residents fear maladministration of the facility once the schools have been handed over to the community as proved by some community-owned schools. During ...

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“We have nowhere to go” – Mabuthweni residents

MABUTHWENI residents could be left homeless following a Bulawayo City Council (BCC) 30-day eviction notice to residents for failing to settle rentals. Residents are supposed to have left houses by 23 March for failing to abide with the council lease agreement. Rent is $16 a ...

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“Dont fill potholes,remove tar instead,” Lobengula residents

RESIDENTS in Lobengula have urged the Bulawayo City Council to consider removing the tar completely from the roads rather than just filling potholes, as that only damages them further. During a community meeting that coincided with World Radio Day, Radio Dialogue engaged with Lobengula residents who said the roads ...

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Burst sewer pipes worry Lobengula residents

LOBENGULA residents are complaining about burst sewage pipes which they say the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is reluctant to service. Residents said the BCC is not taking any action to fix burst sewer pipes and in an event where they do, they would have took ...

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BCC committed to service delivery

Bulawayo City Council has affirmed its commitment to improve service delivery, amid numerous projects being undertaken in various wards, a councillor said. Speaking during a community meeting, Makokoba Councillor James Sithole said the city’s suburb is set to benefit from some of these projects. He ...

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