Ignatius Chombo

Suspended Gweru councillors storm meeting

Suspended Gweru councillors storm meeting

There was drama at Gweru Town House yesterday as three suspended MDC-T councillors attended a special council meeting arguing their period of suspension had lapsed without any action being taken against them.

Commission probes Gweru management qualifications

Commission probes Gweru management qualifications

A PROBE team set up by then Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo to investigate cases of alleged corruption and abuse of funds at Gweru City Council (GCC) has reportedly demanded all senior council officials to submit their academic and professional qualifications for scrutiny.

Chombo probes Gweru councillors

Chombo probes Gweru councillors

LOCAL Government minister Ignatius Chombo has set up a commission of enquiry to investigate cases of alleged corruption and abuse of funds at Gweru City Council.

Byo defies Chombo

Byo defies Chombo

BULAWAYO City Council has told Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo that it cannot be railroaded into removing vendors from undesignated sites in the central business district without alternative trading places.

Masvingo removes vendors from streets

Masvingo removes vendors from streets

Masvingo City Council yesterday vowed to comply with government’s directive to drive out all illegal vendors operating in the central business district despite fierce resistance by vendors’ associations

Chombo asked  to fire councillors

Chombo asked to fire councillors

A shadowy group of Bulawayo residents under the banner of “Abandoned Residents-Luveve-Cowdray Park” has appealed to Local Government, Public Works and National Housing minister Ignatius Chombo to fire all councillors over recent changes to the city’s transport policy.

Chombo embarrasses Gweru councillors

Chombo embarrasses Gweru councillors

LOCAL Government, Public Works and National Housing minister Ignatius Chombo has reserved resolutions made by Gweru councillors seeking to discipline unruly workers.

Byo mayor under fire over vendors

Byo mayor under fire over vendors

BULAWAYO councillors have accused mayor Martin Moyo of fuelling illegal vending in the city after he allegedly made a “confusing remark” at a time the city is battling to control an upsurge in hawking it blames on political interference.

I am a thug, minister boasts

I am a thug, minister boasts

More heads are set to roll in Zanu PF, with the party’s political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday warning that more purges are looming, as a new wave of factionalism threatens to ravage the former liberation movement.

City plans for new suburb gather pace

City plans for new suburb gather pace

The Bulawayo City Council has finalised plans to create a new medium and high-density suburb near Emganwini as it battles to reduce the housing backlog now inching close to 100 000 people.

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