Vungu RDC gets 5% of its devolution funds

Vungu Rural District Council (RDC) has received ZWL$72.7 million of its allocated ZWL$1.3 billion, which translates to 5.59 per cent of its 2023 devolution fund. The local authority Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Alex Magura confirmed the development to The Mirror. “We have received ZWL$72.7 m from the treasury as devolution funds this year. We were […]

Matabeleland region gets $789,6 million for road projects

The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has disbursed $789,6 million towards road development projects in Matabeleland provinces in the first four months of this year out of a combined total allocation of $3,2 billion for the region this year. Matabeleland North province, which has an allocation of $899 million for the seven rural local authorities […]

Chegutu devolution funded road equipment commissioned

DEVOLUTION funds that are being released to local authorities by Central government for developmental purposes have helped Chegutu Rural District Council (RDC) acquire road equipment for the first time since independence. The local authority last bought yellow equipment in the 1970s… Read more

Hwedza Community hails development

Hwedza district has benefited significantly from the major infrastructural development spearheaded by President Mnangagwa, with the expertly constructed Hwedza-Marondera high-way expected to boost trade in the area. Hwedza Rural District Council Chief Executive Office Mr. Freddy Jongwe said several infrastructural development projects had been implemented in the area. Read more

Mangwe RDC crafts new By-Laws

Mangwe Rural District Council is working on new by-laws as part of efforts to, among other things, control access and utilisation of natural resources as well as help it recover potential revenue being lost through unregistered mining activities. According to Rural District Councils Act, the local authorities is supposed to be collecting a mining levy […]

Umguza to get town status

GOVERNMENT has urged all rural district councils to work towards graduating to municipalities amid indications that some of them will be awarded town status soon, with Umguza getting the status by end of year. The remarks were made early this week by National Housing and Social Amenities minister Daniel Garwe during a tour of Kings […]

Mashwede, Chivi RDC partner to build US$50K school

Primary school children from in and around Mhandamabwe Business Centre in Chivi North have been thrown an educational lifeline after Mashwede Holdings partnered with Chivi Rural District Council (RDC) to build a US$50 000 new school in the area that opened its doors yesterday. The new school will have an inaugural group of nearly 60 […]

Government approves $1 billion Chivi Rural District Council budget

Government has approved a $1 billion budget for Chivi Rural District Council (RDC) which is largely geared towards ramping up infrastructural development in line with Vision 2030. The local authority has earmarked a number of capital projects in water and sanitation, health and education through drilling of boreholes and piped water schemes, building of new […]

Devolution funds spur Hurungwe development

The devolution funds being released to all local authorities have helped Hurungwe Rural District Council (RDC) procure several road maintenance equipment, service vehicles and a borehole rig. the development means that the area, which has a number of infrastructure projects that are already benefiting communities while others are at various stages of completion, will continue […]