Prominent Space Baron Blacklisted

By Staff Reporter Prominent Marondera space Stembile Musikavanhu has been blacklisted by the Marondera Council and no longer allowed to acquire any operating space. This follows allegations of fuelling disharmony at the main bus terminus in town where she was operating from. The space baron, commonly known as Mai Kiri also stands accused of smuggling-in partisan…

Councilors and Management Clash Over Promotions

STAFF REPORTER Marondera municipality councillors have clashed with council management over the elevation of unqualified staff to positions which are supposed to be held by skilled or semi-skilled workers. There were accusations and counter-accusations between the Councillors and management over the issue with councillors demanding that the concerned workers be stripped of their roles. Management…

US$155K Needed for Wenimbe Dam

By Correspondent Marondera Municipality has come up with a budget of $155 000USD for the complete overhaul of water infrastructure at Wenimbe Dam to satisfy water requirements in Marondera town. Speaking during the tour of Wenimbe Dam Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) Engineer Colleta Tundu said Wenimbe Dam should pump 13.5 megalitres per day which …

Council Meetings Postponed Indefinitely

STAFF REPORTER MARONDERA-Marondera Municipality has indefinitely suspended all council meetings including monthly Committee Meetings and Full Council meetings for the first time in forty (40) years as the impact of COVID-19 takes its toll on the local authority. This was disclosed by Marondera Municipality acting Town Clerk Rinashe Nyamuzihwa in an interview with this reporter…

Residents Owe Marondera Council $28m

Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera is being owed a whopping $28m by residents who are currently struggling to pay rates given the current harsh economic conditions. The non-payment of rates has also paralysed the local authority that is currently struggling with service delivery issues and workers’ salaries among other things. Marondera Mayor Chengetai Murowa…