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Harare Councillors Fail To Elect New Mayor

Harare Councillors Fail To Elect New Mayor

Harare City Council councillors failed to elect a new mayor for the city on Tuesday after a scheduled full council meeting was aborted at the eleventh hour.

Some MDC Alliance councillors boycotted the meeting, with some reports claiming that there was a plan to elevate acting mayor Stewart Mutizwa to fill the vacant post before the swearing-in of 28 CCC councillors on Thursday.

Chamber secretary Warren Chiwawa said that only 12 councillors attended, therefore, the meeting was postponed to Wednesday or Thursday.

Meanwhile, ZANU PF councillor for Mbare Ward 4 Martin Matinyanya criticised the absentee councillors for allegedly not taking council business seriously. He said:

This is the third time a meeting has been aborted because people are not sitting in for the meetings.

These same people are Nelson Chamisaโ€™s puppets and do not consider poor services residents are receiving.

Harare service delivery is at a standstill, we need to improve yet other councillors are boycotting such important meetings.

These same councillors who are absent today are never late or absent from a workshop because they are very good at collecting per-diems.

The City of Harare will elect a new mayor to replace Jacob Mafume who was recalled by the Peopleโ€™s Democratic Party (PDP).

Mafume was elected Harare mayor after Herbert Gomba was recalled by the MDC Alliance.

More: New Zimbabwe


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๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™–๐™ซ๐™–๐™ฏ๐™– 1ย month ago

๐™’๐™–๐™ž๐™ฉ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™– ๐™›๐™ช๐™ก๐™ก ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™จ๐™š ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™จ ๐™—๐™ช๐™ก๐™ก๐™จ๐™๐™ž๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ค๐™ ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ซ๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง ๐™ช๐™ฅ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ง๐™ง๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ฉ ๐™™๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™จ. ๐™ˆ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ฏ๐™ค๐™ง๐™– ๐™จ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™ก๐™™ ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐™จ๐™š๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™๐™š ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™–๐™ก๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™š , ๐™ฉ๐™๐™ค๐™จ๐™š ๐™–๐™ง๐™ข ๐™ฉ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™ ๐˜พ๐™๐™–๐™ข๐™ž๐™จ๐™–'๐™จ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก๐™ค๐™ง๐™จ ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™—๐™–๐™˜๐™  ๐™ ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š ๐™ซ๐™–๐™ฎ๐™ค.


CCC mushonga 1ย month ago

unorapa zvirwere zvose


chikandamina 1ย month ago

ccc chete


nc 1ย month ago

please wait for CCC mayor



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