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Vendors take council to task over bays

Vendors take council to task over bays

VENDORS and informal traders Monday took the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to task for its lack of preparedness as the deadline for the former to vacate the central business district draws close. In an all stakeholders meeting held at the Large City Hall which was ... Read More »

Council pre-paid for war on water meters

Council pre-paid for war on water meters

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) says it will use rates paid Cowdray Park’s Hlalani Kuhle residents to finance the purchase and installation of pre-paid water meters in the area. The local authority is on a collision course with residents and pressure groups in the city, ... Read More »

BCC keen to retain Youth Games equipment

BCC keen to retain Youth Games equipment

BULAWAYO City Council is eager to retain all infrastructure and sporting equipment used during the Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games as it wants to develop the city into a major sporting hub. The city hosted the games which were said to be a success in ... Read More »

BCC clinics hit by nursing staff shortages

BCC clinics hit by nursing staff shortages

Bulawayo City Council’s clinics have been hit by nursing staff shortages amid reports that the health facilities operated with a 62 percent staff compliment during the year 2014. According to the latest report on the city’s state of affairs by the Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Martin ... Read More »

Residents’ debt balloons to $90 million

Residents’ debt balloons to $90 million

BULAWAYO residents owe the city council $90 million for water and rates, a debt accumulated over a year after government ordered all municipalities to cancel debts owed by ratepayers. The figure is almost double the $46 million that council wrote off, which residents had accrued ... Read More »

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 »