FORTY-SEVEN Mbare families have taken a class action against the Harare City Council and are demanding $100 000 compensation after their properties were damaged by flash floods believed to have been caused by the city’s poor drainage system.
THE government has approved Harare City Council’s quest to borrow $29 million for procurement of service vehicles amid reports that the bulk of the local authority’s refuse collection fleet was grounded.
Vendors at Mupedzanhamo in Mbare have expressed dismay over Harare City Council’s failure to rein in vendors who are selling clothing items at undesignated places in the central business district (CBD).
The Labour Court has ordered Harare City Council to pay $145 988,83 in outstanding responsibility allowances to 15 employees whose perks were unilaterally scrapped following their transfer from the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) sometime in 2011.
HARARE City Council yesterday warned the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (Zinara) to abort its planned takeover of vehicle parking lots and roadside advertising rights from municipalities, saying the move would leave them financially crippled.