BCC’s 2024 proposed budget riles residents

Acting town clerk Sikhangele Zhou said council was seized with improving service delivery for the benefit of the ratepayers.
By Margaret Lubinda Oct. 13, 2023

BCC in veld fires headache

A veld fire recently engulfed Burnside bushland, destroying a fire tender and left two fighter fighters injured.
By Silas Nkala Jul. 15, 2023

BCC transfers 2 000 houses to sitting tenants

The 1 978 houses are in Iminyela, Mabutweni, Emganwini’s Millennium section, Makokoba, Mzilikazi and Pumula suburbs.
By Silas Nkala May. 9, 2023

BCC red-flags bakeries over supplies to vendors

The council expressed dismay that the courts appeared not eager to deal with public health offenses.
By Silas Nkala Mar. 6, 2023

BCC fire brigade hit by pump shortages

Residents feel that the projects are being used for politicking ahead of this year’s polls.
By Silas Nkala and Patricia Sibanda Feb. 21, 2023

Council needs to act on service delivery

Bulawayo has shown that it is prone to waterborne diseases as a result of poor management of its water infrastructure.
By Newsday Feb. 15, 2023

Magwegwe North residents dump human waste at illegal dumpsites

Council also urged property owners to maintain their surroundings, adding that anyone found to be disposing of litter in front of their premises would be arrested.
By Silas Nkala Feb. 14, 2023

Council says outsiders causing chaos on streets

The local authority has been involved in running battles with illegal vendors who were allocated vending bays by Zanu PF officials along 5th Avenue in July this year, blocking the road.
By Patricia Sibanda Jan. 15, 2023

Byo councillors propose counselling for firefighters

Council minutes seen by Southern Eye state that chamber secretary Sikhangele Zhou made a report on firefighting issues.
By Silas Nkala Oct. 10, 2022