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Harare City Council

Ex-Harare council bosses in $32m scam

Former Harare City Council (HCC) treasurer Wilton Janjazi and four other ex-procurement board members were dragged to court yesterday on allegations of abuse of office relating to $32 million worth of tenders that were reportedly awarded to…

Harare water crisis deepens

Harare's water crisis is set to continue for much longer, after the City Council (HCC) missed the deadline for the refurbishment of its biggest water treatment plant — Morton Jaffray — which has now been extended by nine more months due to…

Uniforms for Harare council workers

By Helen Kadirire All Harare municipal employees will soon be wearing work uniforms after a full Council resolution to implement a new dress code. This comes as Harare City Council human capital director Cainos Chingombe has complained that…

Mayor urged to deliver on water pledge

A residents’ group has demanded the implementation of a pledge by Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni that the Harare City Council will immediately stop charging fixed water charges to ratepayers who have not received council water from the…

HCC cancels French firm’s water deal

By Helen Kadirire The Harare City Council (HCC) has rescinded a multi-million dollar water deal with French firm Veolia Africa (Veolia) after an alert alleging the company has a dodgy track record of bad service and inflated prices. In…

Zinara owes Harare council $15m

By Helen Kadirire Zinara still owes Harare City Council (HCC)road maintenance money from 2015, HCC has revealed. Environmental management committee minutes, reveal councillors bitterly complained that Zinara had promised them funds for road…