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Mayor, ex deputy mayor defend Town Clerk $9K salary

Mayor, ex deputy mayor defend Town Clerk $9K salary

BULAWAYO mayor, Martin Moyo and former deputy mayor, Amen Mpofu came under-fire from residents at a public meeting for defending the $9000 salary paid to the town clerk. So much was the attack that Mpofu left the podium and went away altogether, of which afterwards ... Read More »

Diapers face ban

Diapers face ban

A BULAWAYO City Councillor, Mlandu Ncube, torched off a storm at a full council meeting when he suggested that the local authority ban the use of diapers in the city, if a solution to curb the wanton dumping of these disposable napkins is not found. ... Read More »

Overtime expenses worry cash strapped Byo council

Overtime expenses worry cash strapped Byo council

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) is worried about the money it is spending on overtime expenses, an average $250 000 per month, which could be used for other developmental projects in the city. During a full council meeting yesterday, Councillor Silas Chigora said the local authority ... Read More »

Former Byo Councillor, Malaba dies

Former Byo Councillor, Malaba dies

Another former Bulawayo City Councillor and Welshman Ncube led MDC official, Paul Malaba has died. Malaba died at Bulawayo Central Hospital on Thursday after a short illness. MDC Bulawayo spokesperson Edwin Ndlovu said the party has learnt with shock on the sudden death of Malaba. ... Read More »

Council bans use of City Hall car park

Council bans use of City Hall car park

Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has banned holding of political and religious meetings at the City Hall Car Park due to security and potential risk of damage but would only be reserved for civic functions. The car park has in recent years been popular witH organisations ... Read More »

Open-air worshippers defy council ban

Open-air worshippers defy council ban

By Sheila Tsengwa OPEN-AIR worshipping is on the rise again in Bulawayo’s high and low density suburbs, despite an earlier council ban. Calls by the city council to arrest defaulters of the ban have fallen on deaf ears as the worshippers are adamant not to ... Read More »

Council wages war against littering

Council wages war against littering

The Bulawayo City councillors are taking the war against littering to the next level, as they are mooting to introduce policing committees to keep a watchful eye on culprits who litter. Ward 24 Councillor Gideon Mangena has already set up policing committees covering his area ... Read More »

Govt, industry worst defaulters – BCC

Govt, industry worst defaulters – BCC

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has identified the government and industrial companies as the worst ratepayers compared to residents. Council figures show domestic users, that is residents, performed better than their counterparts when it came to settling their bills. It emerged residents actually paid more than ... Read More »

Alderman Charles Mpofu dies

Alderman Charles Mpofu dies

VETERAN politician and long serving Bulawayo City Councillor, Alderman Charles Mpofu, has died. Mpofu, 55, succumbed to injuries he sustained on Saturday after he was involved in car accident in Emgwanini suburb while attending to some family business. Alderman Mpofu was then rushed to a ... Read More »

BCC coffin business collapses

BCC coffin business collapses

The Bulawayo City Council has abandoned its coffin selling business, as it is not bringing in any profits, with no coffin sold in as many months. According to a confidential council report gleaned by Radio Dialogue, the local authority conceded that the coffin production unit ... Read More »