Residents warned over unauthorised cultivation

Those who exceed the white stone beacons placed to demarcate the designated areas risk their crops being destroyed, and no compensation shall be paid by council, Dube said.
By Margaret Lubinda Sep. 27, 2023

‘US$30 fine for litterbugs’

Council spokesperson Lovemore Meya said: “According to Environmental Management Act (EMA)Act Sec 83, prohibition against littering fine is US$30, level 3.”
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Mar. 9, 2023

EMA shifts goal posts after public panic over generator licensing

Last week, EMA reportedly ordered residents to pay a fine of $100 000 for illegally operating “an air polluting appliance (generator) without a license”..
By Sharon Buwerimwe Feb. 14, 2023

EMA clears air on generator licences

Last week, EMA reportedly ordered residents to pay a fine of $100 000 for illegally operating “an air polluting appliance (generator) without a license”.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Feb. 14, 2023

Unpacking environmental laws for real estate in Zimbabwe

Ironically, environmental issues have been perceived to be related only to Environmental Management Agency (EMA), which oversees the Environmental Management Act. In reality, this powerful and necessary Act is actually supported through Section 73 of our constitution on environmental rights which reads:

By The Standard Jul. 31, 2022

Unpacking environmental laws for real estate in Zimbabwe

Ironically, environmental issues have been perceived to be related only to Environmental Management Agency (EMA), which oversees the Environmental Management Act. In reality, this powerful and necessary Act is actually supported through Section 73 of our constitution on environmental rights which reads:

By The Standard Jul. 31, 2022

Veld fire management strategies for 2022

Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndhlovu, exercised his powers, in terms of the Environmental Management Act [Chapter 20:27] by declaring the 2022 fire season.

By The Standard Jul. 31, 2022

Veld fire management strategies for 2022

Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndhlovu, exercised his powers, in terms of the Environmental Management Act [Chapter 20:27] by declaring the 2022 fire season.

By The Standard Jul. 31, 2022

Hwange council hits out at litterbugs

Dumisani Nsingo, the Hwange local authority’s public relations officer, said there was need for residents to complement the local authority’s efforts to keep the environment clean.

By The Standard Nov. 7, 2021