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Zimbabwe has a literature of migrant writers. While some have lost their voices by moving away, in a manner that reflects emigration’s blessing and curse, some have discovered theirs. Bongani Sibanda writes from that destination of mixed fortunes, Johannesburg. Bongani has so much to say and he wants to say it all. The phrase ‘writer’s […]
Sunningdale community’s separation of waste at source project that was launched in February is slowly taking shape. The project is the first of a kind in Harare. Though not yet popular in the City, many environmental stakeholders have touted the sorting of waste as the remedy to Harare’s seemingly unending problems of waste. Councillor for […]
Devi Pakkiri is well known in Zimbabwean literary circles. A small but passionate powerhouse she’s a fervent advocate of getting Zimbabweans reading again. She’s been instrumental in getting the Harare City Library pulled back from the brink as well as promoting and supporting our once flourishing neighbourhood libraries – like the Mabelreign library and the […]
City of Harare is replacing sewer pipes in various suburbs as part of its waste water infrastructure rehabilitation program. The waste water pipes replacement program is coming as good news to residents who have been exposed to sewer pipe bursts over the past decade. Health hazards such as the recent typhoid outbreak which started in […]
City of Harare is working on reviewing the Harare Combination Master Plan (HCMP) of 1993 to ensure that it promotes growth and to improve service delivery. A city master plan is a document prepared by a city’s planning department and spells out the appropriate land use within an area. The master plan contains aerial photos, […]
Welcome to this episode of your favourite column, Service Report, that works in collaboration with Smart Harare, your smart reporting tool. This platform seeks to objectively promote residents’ relations with their elected leaders with the sole idea of creating the environment we want – a smart city. This is everyone’s responsibility, hence the need to […]