Marondera Council in Million Dollar Land Deal

Staff Reporter Marondera Municipality has entered into another million-dollar land deal with Voedsel Tobacco Auction floor, barely five months after entering into yet another similar deal with Harare-based food and beverages provider, Mega Market Pvt Ltd. The municipality has formally agreed to release 3.6 hectares of land worth over US$1 million to Voedsel. Marondera mayor,…

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…

Bloodletting in MDC as Marondera Mayor is Suspended

By Correspondent The MDC-Alliance has suspended Marondera Mayor Chengetai Murowa on allegations of ‘double dipping’ and disrespecting party leaders, Open Council Marondera (OCM) has learnt. The premier is being accused of working in cahoots with the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T in Marondera District among them provincial administrator Wellington Makonese. The suspension move was triggered by mobile…

MDC Councilors Fight as Factional Frictions Heat Up

Staff Reporter The political frictions arising from leadership contests in the opposition MDC have intensified in Marondera leading to physical altercations between Councilors during Council business. Recently Clr Simbarashe Nyahuye, suspected by fellow Councilors of aligning with Douglas Mwonzora, was involved in an altercation with another Councilor Charles Ngwena. Nyahuye is being haunted by the…