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Emakhandeni residents deplore poor service delivery

Emakhandeni residents deplore poor service delivery

RESIDENTS in Bulawayo’s Emakhandeni suburb say service delivery is far from satisfactory in their ward and more efforts are required from the local councillor and the city council. In interviews, residents told Radio Dialogue that their stay in one of the city’s oldest suburbs was ... Read More »

BCC mourns eminent centenarian

BCC mourns eminent centenarian

The Bulawayo City Council has registered it’s condolence to the family of philanthropist and distinguished citizen Tafi Ziyabuya Moyo who passed away on Monday. He was 108. Bulawayo Mayor, Councillor Martin Moyo said the city is poorer without Moyo who was highly recognised as pioneer ... Read More »

Councillors clash over housing stands

Councillors clash over housing stands

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has accepted a request for the local authority to partner private land developers in servicing residential stands. According to the latest council report there was a general recommendation to partner with the private developers to speed up serviced stand delivery. ... Read More »

Council warns residents on stream-bank cultivation

Council warns residents on stream-bank cultivation

By Wendy Dube Bulawayo city council has once again urged residents to stop stream bank cultivation warning that it will use punitive measures on those caught on the wrong side. Council rangers have been visiting townships, educating residents on the dangers of stream bank cultivation ... Read More »

BURA speaks on pre-paid water meters

BURA speaks on pre-paid water meters

The Bulawayo Residents Association (BURA) has distanced itself from the protest marches against the pre-paid water metering choosing instead to engage the Bulawayo City Council and government in dialogue over the issue. BURA members were conspicuous with their absence in last Friday’s street protests which ... Read More »

Businesses reject Council’s mock mall

Businesses reject Council’s mock mall

Shop owners operating in the vicinity of the statue of the Late Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo have raised concern with  Bulawayo City Council’s decision to bring back the pedestrian mall saying it was an unprofitable venture. Last year, a mock mall was erected from the ... Read More »

Council dismisses ‘malicious’ Ebola reports

Council dismisses ‘malicious’ Ebola reports

THE BULAWAYO City Council has dismissed as untrue, messages circulating on social networking platforms, informing residents that cases of the Ebola virus have been reported in Nketa, Nkulumane and Emganwini suburbs as of yesterday. The messages sent residents into panic mode prompting the local authority to ... Read More »

Council endorses 2017 Afcon bid

Council endorses 2017 Afcon bid

Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has picked Bulawayo as a possible second host city for 2017 African Cup of Nations and both parties have inked an agreement. The other host city is Harare and according to Zifa, Barbourfields and  the National Sports Stadium would not require ... Read More »

Council has no code of conduct for errant councillors

Council has no code of conduct for errant councillors

THE BULAWAYO City Council has no code of conduct for councillors amid concerns by residents that several of their ward representatives are exhibiting uncouth behaviour. Residents in a number of suburbs are angry at their councillors whom they accuse of excluding them on developmental issues. ... Read More »

Council approves construction of tuck shops in Cowdray Park

Council approves construction of tuck shops in Cowdray Park

BULAWAYO City Council has allocated land to Cowdray Park residents, under the Hlalani Kuhle housing project, land to construct tuck shops due to a shortage of shopping facilities in the sprawling suburb. Hlalani Kuhle was built following government’s controversial Operation Murambatsvina to accommodate thousands of ... Read More »