Push Devolution agenda: President

Opening the Second Local Authorities Councillors Indaba, the President stressed the critical role rural and urban local councils had to play in empowering communities at the grassroots and ensuring that the development they wanted was delivered. Readmore

Women demand quota system in councils

WOMEN have demanded the quota system to be implemented at council level to help increase their participation in local governance. Makoni Rural District Council ward 13 councillor Martha Paul said the Constitution stipulates that there should be 50/50 representation at all levels, but the provision was… Read more

Rural District Councils win Buy Zimbabwe awards

Many Rural District Councils (RDCs)  are proud winners of the Buy Zimbabwe Awards. They received their awards sponsored by Zimbabwe Consolidated Mining Company and Zinara at the Buy Zimbabwe 2022 Public Procurement Conference held at the Harare International Conference Center recently. Readmore

Mhondoro-Ngezi’s Binya Road opened to traffic

Mhondoro-Ngezi Rural District Council has opened the 4,6- kilometre Binya Road to traffic after successful rehabilitation and upgrading of the road. Construction of the road was done under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Phase 2 (ERRP-2). Locals lauded the works saying before the upgrade, Binya Road was once a dry-weather dirt road which was very difficult […]

Zibagwe Rural District Council makes strides with devolution projects

Zibagwe Rural District Council has completed most of its devolution projects and only a handful are nearing completion. The Council has since channeled the largest chunk of its devolution funds towards the revitalization of health and education sectors with a number of projects at various stages of completion. Council Chief Executive Officer Mr Farai Machaya […]

Mhondoro-Ngezi rehabilitates 200km using devolution, ERRP2 funds

CLOSE to 200 kilometres of roads in Mhondoro-Ngezi district have been repaired by council using Government’s allocation of devolution funds and the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP-2). Apart from re-gravelling most roads, Mhondoro-Ngezi Rural District Council is finalising tarring Readmore

Gutu RDC $844m budget approved

The Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing July Moyo has approved Gutu Rural District Council (RDC)’s $844 million budget for 2022, The Mirror has been told. The budget increased by 213% from $396 million in 2021. Gutu RDC Chief Executive Officer Alexandra Mtembwa Readmore

Chegutu RDC benefits from devolution

THE government’s devolution programme is playing a pivotal role in enhancing access to health care facilities in Chegutu Rural with three clinics being constructed in the District. Fiscal disbursements under the devolution programme have seen Chegutu rural district council prioritising community-initiated health infrastructure development. Readmore

Chegutu RDC boosts health access

PROVIDING quality health care services to communities as enshrined in the country’s Constitution remains for Chegutu Rural District Council, as it continues to construct clinics using devolution funds. The Council has so far constructed three clinics in wards 22, 23 and 26, with the help of communities. Upon completion the clinics… Readmore

Chikomba RDC $1,1 b budget approved

Chikomba Rural District Council (RDC)’s $1,1 billion budget for 2022 has been approved by the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing July Moyo, The Mirror has been told. The budget increased from $501, 3 million last year and the local authority expects to receive $481, 283 million for devolution. Chikomba RDC CEO, […]