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Council dismisses water cuts hoax messages

Council dismisses water cuts hoax messages

The Bulawayo City Council has dismissed as untrue, messages circulating on social networking platforms, informing residents that the local authority will terminate water supplies to the whole city from Friday to Monday. Radio Dialogue was Thursday morning inundated with enquiries from worried residents who had ... Read More »

Solar street lights, LED street name signs for Byo

Solar street lights, LED street name signs for Byo

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has agreed to partner with a South African company to instal solar powered street lights and LED street name signs in the central business district, a move set to reduce the local authority’s reliance on electricity. According to the latest ... Read More »

Telecel illegally erects base stations in Byo

Telecel illegally erects base stations in Byo

MOBILE network operator, Telecel Zimbabwe, illegally erected base stations in Bulawayo without the approval of the local authority, council has said. In an report contained in the latest council minutes, the Director of Engineering Services, Engineer Simela Dube noted that the telecommunications firm, had about ... Read More »

You are not King, Mayor told

You are not King, Mayor told

A Bulawayo City Council councillor Nephat Sibanda on Wednesday warned fellow city fathers to refrain from addressing the City Mayor as king. During the full council meeting, Sibanda was annoyed by the constant referral of Mayor, Councillor Martin Moyo as king in Ndebele by certain ... Read More »

Byo city council to go ahead with pre-paid water meters

Byo city council to go ahead with pre-paid water meters

Bulawayo City Council will carry on with its proposed trial run of pre-paid water meters in Cowdray Park despite high criticism of the pilot project by residents. The residents Friday took to the streets and demonstrated against the local authority’s proposal to instal of pre-paid ... Read More »

Residents demonstrate against pre-paid water meters

Residents demonstrate against pre-paid water meters

COWDRAY PARK residents Friday demonstrated against the Bulawayo City Council’s proposal to instal of pre-paid water meters in the suburb and criticised the local authority for wanting to violate their basic human rights. The demonstration was attended by more than 200 hundred people made up ... Read More »

Carry out own census, BCC urged

Carry out own census, BCC urged

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has been urged to carry out its own census to establish how many people are resident because the ill-defined number of the city’s population will negatively affect political representation. This call was made by former city leaders who pointed out numbers ... Read More »

Bulawayo Mayor hails partnership with Operation Florian

Bulawayo Mayor hails partnership with Operation Florian

Bulawayo Mayor Martin Moyo has hailed the partnership between the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) and UK based humanitarian organisation, Operation Florian saying the relationship remains an integral part of development that will take the city¬†forward. Accepting the latest gesture of fire fighting equipment from Operation ... Read More »

Operation Florian equips council fire brigade

Operation Florian equips council fire brigade

A GROUP of British fire fighters have come to the aid of the City of Bulawayo by equipping the local authority with appropriate appliances for civil protection and seminars for training fire fighters, the Town Clerk, Middleton Nyoni has said. Nyoni expressed his gratitude while ... Read More »

BCC seeks govt approval to borrow $13 million from banks

BCC seeks govt approval to borrow $13 million from banks

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has made an application to government to borrow over $13million from financial institutions to finance a number of water and sewer works around the city. The city has impending capital projects such as replacement of water and sewer lines, rehabilitation of ... Read More »