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City of Harare is developing a new cemetery at Eyerstone Residential Estate measuring 150 hectares. This new grave site, along Seke Road on the way to Chitungwiza, follows the decommissioning of Warren Hills cemetery earlier this year. The cemetery will be ready for burials before the end of the year. Council is currently also in […]
Harare is nicknamed the Sunshine City; not only because it is bathed in a sunny glow all year round, but also for the warm smiles and famous hospitality of Zimbos. Through economic hardships and occasional political turmoil, the (famously clichéd) resilience and optimism of her residents has seen the city change shape and transform itself […]
The year began with people flooding social media with messages wondering what 2016’s theme would be. Last year’s theme, gore rezvidzidzo (year of learning) – which spawned many memes and sarcastic comments – was all anyone with a mobile phone could talk about. For me, following on from last year what stuck in my head […]
RUA almost ready for Constitutional Court With the financial support of the motoring community, the Road Users Association (RUA) has moved forward in its commitment to challenge the bullying and corruption on Zimbabwe’s roads. A comprehensive application has been drafted by David Coltart of Webb, Low and Barry, for bringing the matter to the Constitutional […]
Many waste collection initiatives pioneered by organisations and corporates have sprung up and disappeared in Harare over the years. Unfortunately many of these initiatives failed due to sustainability issues. Recycle Today is one of the few waste collection initiatives that is still operational after starting in 2011. According to managing director Dickson Makombera, Recycle Today […]
Commuter operators’ organisations have come together to form the Zimbabwe Transport Operators Council (ZITOCO), an umbrella body aimed at tackling transportation problems. The new organisation is comprised of the following commuter operator organisations: the Urban Commuter Operators of Zimbabwe (UCOZ), Chitungwiza Commuter Operators Union (CCOU), Commuter Transport Development Network of Zimbabwe (CODENET), Urban Transporters Association […]