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Gweru in another parking fees hike

The last fee increase was on August 1.
By Stephen Chadenga Aug. 30, 2022

Water relief for Gweru residents

Clifton Park falls under Mkoba constituency whose legislator is Citizens Coalition for Change's Amos Chibaya.
By Stephen Chadenga Aug. 31, 2022

Gweru councillors oppose bid to honour ED

Freedom of the City status is normally an honour bestowed by a local council upon a valued member of the community, or a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 1, 2022

Women cry foul over unpaid care work

Zvishavane ward 6 Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCOZ) member Isabel Sibanda said women, particularly those living in rural areas,  travel long distances in search of water and firewood.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 6, 2022

Magistrates' court for Mkoba

Town clerk Vakai Chikwekwe said the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) had approached the local authority over the setting up of a court in Mkoba.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 6, 2022

Gweru probes Mtapa house occupants

This has raised fears of abuse of the process at the expense of old dwellers.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 7, 2022

Corn-poppers invade Kwekwe homes

Deputy mayor Pikurai Msipa said people were turning their homes into backyard industries establishing maputi-making businesses, resulting in noise pollution
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 8, 2022

‘Fight drug abuse through non-partisan land distribution’

Zvidzai told NewsDay in an interview that the government has been paying lip service to the land distribution promises.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 13, 2022

Gweru residents breathe fire over bills

Speaking at various ward service delivery feedback meetings held over the weekend, residents said they had no confidence in the billing system.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 14, 2022

Diarrhoea hits Gweru

The local authority could, however, not give the number of recorded cases.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 15, 2022

Zanu PF declares war on CCC

CCC deputy spokesperson Gift Siziba said Ncube’s statement exposed Zanu PF’s fear of electoral defeat in the 2023 elections.

Public urged to train in first aid

Edson Mlambo said research over the years has revealed that the lives of 90% of accident victims in Zimbabwe can be saved if first aid is administered on them early.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 20, 2022

‘Tourism on the rebound’

Rwodzi said areas like Gokwe in the Midlands province had the potential to boost local tourism.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 20, 2022

2 nabbed over $2,5m goods theft

“The suspects are alleged to have been operating while armed with iron bars, which they used to force entry into 10 different houses on separate occasions.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 21, 2022

Gweru mayor accuses management of complacency

Kombayi said council would resort to using devolution funds to ensure that the project resumes.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 22, 2022

NGO ‘builds bridges’ in Mberengwa

This follows reports that the council is planning to evict people staying at the mine.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 23, 2022

Vote Zanu PF, chief tells villagers

Mberengwa chief declared his love for Zanu PF and urged people to register to vote and vote for the ruling party.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 27, 2022

Gweru debtors’ bill soars to $3bn

Council’s assistant finance director Michael Verenga yesterday said the arreas were affecting service delivery in the Midlands capital.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 28, 2022

CCC activists trial starts

Two witnesses testified when the trio appeared before Gweru magistrate, Miriam Banda.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 29, 2022

Gweru in 20-hour water shutdown

MAINTENANCE work at the Gwenoro Dam pump station has dried up City of Gweru water taps, Southern Eye has learnt.
By Stephen Chadenga Sep. 30, 2022

Gweru residents squill over high water charges

Residents suggested that council should instead replace non-functional water meters at households to avoid estimated bills.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 12, 2022

Gweru records 30% spike in stocktheft cases

Rural areas surrounding the Midlands capital witnessed a surge in stocktheft cases, with the city providing a ready market for the stolen livestock.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 12, 2022

Gweru bans carrying of knobkerries, machetes

Gweru residents are planning a mass sit-in at Town House to press the local authority to address service delivery issues.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 13, 2022

Mwonzora recalls 3 Gweru, 2 Vic Falls cllrs

MDC-A recalled six Binga Rural District councillors on similar allegations. Meanwhile, women in the Midlands province have called for peace in the country ahead of the 2023 polls.

Man threatens to axe Chirumanzu chieftainship aspirant

Chimbi has been locked in a chieftainship dispute with acting chief Fidelis Mudzengi who also wants to be confirmed as substantive.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 20, 2022

Gweru residents table service delivery demands

Residents Movement in Gweru presented their service delivery demands to Gweru City Council .
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 21, 2022

CCC activists trial postponed again

Gweru magistrate Miriam Banda last week deferred the matter to November 14 for the continuation of trial.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 24, 2022

Shot in arm for Chirumanzu women

Chirumanzu district is naturally a dry area, with climate change effects now dulling prospects of good agricultural yields.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 25, 2022

Robbers pounce on Zhombe woman

"The suspects used an axe to break into her house. They allegedly covered the complainant with a blanket before demanding cash and threatening to kill her.
By Stephen Chadenga Oct. 27, 2022

ZCTU accuses Chinese companies of rights’ abuses

The ZCTU raised the concerns as workers at Chinese-run diamond mining company Anjin Investments in Marange accused their employer of unfair labour practices.