Council Pays Debt with 206 Stands

Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera has given the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) more than 200 stands as part of its debt settlement. According to the latest full council minutes, the deal has already been finalised with council releasing a total of 206 residential stands from the Elmswood Housing Project to the water management…

Marondera Stands Saga: List of Beneficiaries

Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera last month released some of the Ruzawi stands (opposite Marondera Provincial showgrounds) beneficiaries who are struggling to pay deposit money despite having been approved by the selection committee early this year. The beneficiaries were selected after some interviews as well as convincing council that they had money in their…

Councilors Demand Free Graves

Staff Reporter Marondera Municipality councillors are demanding authority to issue free graves at all cemeteries in the farming town in a move that will see the local authority losing meaningful revenue. The demands were however met with resistance by council management which ordered the councillors to approach the District Development Coordinator (DDC) whose office deal…

Council Workers Owed 10 Years Salary

STAFF REPORTER Marondera municipality still owes some of its workers 10 years salary arrears and is now contemplating offsetting the debt by giving them residential stands. According to the latest Full Council minutes, Marondera municipality still owes some of its employees salary arrears from the yearr 2010, 2014 and 2016. The matter was raised by…

MDC and ZANU Politicians in Stands Scam

Staff Reporter An internal audit by the Municipality of Marondera on the parcelling out of the recently unveiled residential stands in Ruzawi (near showground) has unearthed a lot of irregularities involving politicians Among the scams is the failure by beneficiaries to pay the much needed deposit money. According to a report by the Audit Committee…