BCC to repossess houses in Makokoba

According to latest council minutes, the local authority tried to engage the occupants on several occasions, to no avail.
By Innocent Magondo Apr. 9, 2024

‘Fix street lights in suburbs’

Acting BCC spokesperson Bongiwe Ngwenya recently revealed that 258 out of 429 tower lights in the city were not functioning.
By Patricia Sibanda Apr. 3, 2024

Outcry over BCC gold mine lease charges

Council has also resolved to suspend billing on various mining claims.
By Nizbert Moyo Mar. 27, 2024

BCC turns to boreholes, as water crisis deepens

Representing the council, ward 3 councillor, Mxolisi Mahlangu said the local authority wants to make sure that all boreholes that are not working are fixed.
By Patricia Sibanda Mar. 22, 2024

Dire water crisis looms in Byo... as city mulls retiring 2 more dams

Residents are enduring one of the worst water challenges in years owing to an El Niño-induced drought.
By Patricia Sibanda Mar. 20, 2024

Sand poachers rile Byo residents

Councillors have previously warned that the activities of gold panners and sand poachers if left unchecked would result in the dam being decommissioned earlier than anticipated.
By Daniel Moyo Mar. 20, 2024

Byo launches second polio blitz

The nationwide campaign, targeting all children under 10 years, sought to interrupt virus transmission and prevent further outbreaks.
By Innocent Magondo Mar. 18, 2024

Govt intervenes in Bulawayo water crisis

Addressing journalists in Bulawayo this week, Local Government minister Winston Chitando said government was fully committed to addressing Bulawayo’s water crisis.
By Innocent Magondo Mar. 9, 2024

Bulawayo water crisis demands urgent attention

In the latest extension of the water shedding schedule, industrial areas and the central business district would be spared, according to city fathers.
By Newsday Feb. 24, 2024