‘No compromise on service delivery’

Collaboration between the Government, private sector and local authorities should be scaled up for the development of modern, densified housing projects that adequately serve and cater for all people in the spirit of leaving no place and no one behind, President Mnangagwa said yesterday. towards providing modern houses with requisite ancillary services, President Mnangagwa introduced […]

Shamu Pledges to Uplift Lives of Rural Folk

The recently elected chairman of the Association of Rural Councils of Zimbabwe, Dr Aaron Shamu has pledged to complement Government’s policies and programmes meant to uplift the livelihoods of the rural populace. Read more

Devolution to get more funding

The ZANU PF Government will ensure that all projects started under the Second Republic will be completed on time and also accelerated the modernization and industrialization of rural areas, President Mnangagwa said. The President added that rural areas will be prioritized in terms of funding from devolution and other related funds to improve the infrastructure […]

LOCAL AUTHORITIES Get $75bn For Road Rehab

Most local Authorities are making significant progress in road maintenance works such as re-gravelling, pothole patching and verge clearing among other works from the more than $75bn allocated to them by Zinara. Zinara disbursed more than $75bn for road infrastructure maintenance between January and September to all Local Authorities countrywide which is a component of […]

Devolution funds uplift school

Computer and science laboratories have been built at Chatiza High School in ward 15 Mutoko Rural District Council using devolution funds, as the second Republic continues to improve the quality of education for learners across the country. Already, the labs have been fitted with relevant equipment required to be fully functional. Read more

Community, Zibagwe RDC join hands on school project

Close collaboration between villagers from Ward 30 Zibagwe Rural District Council under Chief Ntabeni and the local authority with its devolution funds has resulted in the construction of Hunter’s Secondary School, which has since opened its doors to the public. Members of community contributed resources like river sand, bricks, pit sand, water and labour while […]

Mazowe eyes local, international investors

Over 200 local and international investors will converge for the Mazowe District Business and Investment Conference tomorrow, which seeks to showcase investment opportunities in Mashonaland Central. Mazowe, which is the gateway to the province, is rich in natural resources and has massive potential to develop in line with the Second Republic’s rural modernization drive. Read […]

Chikomba RDC procures US$178k grade

Chikomba Rural District Council (RDC) procured a US$178,250 grader, which was delivered to the local authority last Friday. Chikomba Rural District Council (RDC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bullen Chiwara confirmed the Procurement to The Mirror, saying the council has brought a grader to improve service delivery. The CRDC plans to buy more equipment that will […]


Gutu Rural District Council (RDC) commissioned the recently completed Muchekayaora Clinic and two staff houses easing travelling distance people were travelling to access health services. The Clinic which is in ward 5, Gutu East Constituency under Chief Munyikwa was officially opened on July 11 by Director of Finance Administration and Human Resources in the Office […]


Recently Botswana Association of Local Authorities hosted five (5) delegation from the Association of Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe ( ARDCZ) from the 28th – 30 June 2023. The intention behind this visit is for both parties; BALA and ARDCZ to exchange notes on the following bilateral issues; legal status of Local Government Associations, funding […]