Govt, Harare in joint effort to end water woes
September 28, 2019
Government through the ministries of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing; and Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement together with Harare City Council have agreed on a model that will be used for the construction of dams, a senior Government official has said.
Gvt gives Harare $1m for cholera
September 13, 2018
Government has availed $1 million to Harare City Council to repair or upgrade collapsed sewer systems in most high density areas. The city itself, which has an open budget towards the programme, has also deployed teams from other areas to assist in western suburbs.
The city has also halted water disconnections to ensure residents have continuous water supplies in the wake of the cholera outbreak which has claimed 25 lives so far.
In an interview after touring some of the areas in Glenview and Kuwadzana, acting town clerk Enginner Hosiah Chisango said the city was also clearing rubbish dumps in the affected areas.
Cholera outbreak claims five
September 07, 2018
FIVE people have died in Harare from a suspected cholera outbreak in Budiriro and Glen View high-density suburbs, while 35 patients with symptoms of the water-borne disease are admitted at the Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital.