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Amid pomp and fanfare, Charles Austin Theatre celebrates City of Masvingo Town Clerk

The Charles Austin Theatre today celebrated the City of Masvingo Town Clerk, Engineer Edward Mukaratirwa for winning the President’s Award for Performance Excellency in Service Delivery 2023 Best Performer in the Government of Zimbabwe Town Clerks/CEOs of Urban Local Authorities’ Category.

The City was recognized for budget execution, client satisfaction, compliance, provision of social services, service delivery innovations, projects and improved environmental management.

Speaking during the celebration, the Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, Hon Ezra Chadzamira applauded the Town Clerk for steering the ship well and managing to end the water woes the city had been facing for some time.

“The Masvingo City Council Leadership drives innovation, fosters an exceptional culture and champions social responsibility. The Council works and achievements are in line with the President Cde. Dr E D Mnangagwa’s vision 2030 and mantra of leaving no one and no place behind. For these achievements and more, Eng Mukaratirwa won His Excellence President E D Mnangagwa’s Award for the Best Town Clerk in Zimbabwe. Council inspire many with these achievements and we are honoured to share in your joy. As we celebrate success we also acknowledge the support of the key stakeholders who have contributed to this illustrious journey’, he said.

Local artists showcased a lot of talent from choreography, mass displays, theatre, contemporary musical, costumes and makeup, staging, art and craft, abstract art, paintings and sculpturing.

The Charles Austin Theatre presented the Town Clerk with a painting of his headshot.

Among those at the ceremony were the Permanent Secretary for Masvingo Province and Devolution, Dr. A Pazvakavambwa, Masvingo Mayor, Cllr Aleck Tabe, Councillors, DDC, senior government officials, Council management, local artists, business community, government departments, sister local authorities, local schools, both Council owned and Government owned.

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City of Masvingo receives wheel chair donations for the disabled 

Craft Properties Holdings demonstrated a gesture of social responsibility towards the physically impaired citizens who need movement by donating 10 wheel chairs today.

The wheel chairs which were recieved by the City of Masvingo Mayor,  Cllr. Aleck Tabe accompanied by the Chamber Secretary,  Mr Vitalis Shonhai in the Civic Centre hall will improve the quality of life and ensure the physically impaired members of our community social inclusion and full participation in social life.

Mayor Tabe said he is grateful to Craft Properties Holdings for this gesture that “is underpinned by their value of Hunhu/Ubuntu”.

The elated beneficiaries stated that the wheel chairs would come in handy as it would make it possible for them to perform their chores.

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‘Making your city clean will spark investor interest’

Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, Hon Ezra Chadzamira has encouraged the residents of Masvingo to mantain clean environments to enhance tourism potential, attract investment and boost economic growth. 

Speaking at the National Clean Up exercise at Runyararo Clinic today, Hon Chadzamira said cleanliness is an essential aspect of societal progress and development. 

He said cleanliness is closely intertwined with economic development. 

” Clean and well maintained cities provide a conducive environment for businesses to thrive. Companies are most likely to invest in areas that offer a clean and healthy living and working environment for their employees. A clean city like Masvingo should be able to attract industries, promote entrepreneurship and enhance employment opportunities, thus driving economic growth.

“Cleanliness also plays a significant role in tourism and hospitality industry.  Tourists are more inclined to visit destinations that are known for their cleanliness, hygiene and environmental sustainability. 

” Companies also consider cleanliness and quality of life factors when choosing locations for their operations A clean and healthy living and working environment is essential for attracting industries, promoting entrepreneurship, and enhancing employment opportunities. I am happy that Masvingo has efficient waste management systems, sustainable practices and has managed to construct an engineered landfill”, he said.

Cleanliness has a direct impact on productivity and efficiency in various sectors. 

The clean up exercise was attended by government departments, businesses community, residents and schools.

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Rebuilding tomorrow’s generation through educational access and empowerment

City of Masvingo is dedicated to improving the educational infrastructure in the city, leading to the construction of Rujeko Secondary School which opened its doors to students on February 14, 2022.

The school which was officially opened by the then Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Hon. July Moyo is still under construction and is achieving notable progress. To date it boasts of 7 finished blocks and 3 blocks with an expected time of completion set for December 2024.

As the construction progressed, the community came together to support the project. The School Development Committee (SDC) procured material for the construction of a science lab which will be complete before year end.

The students of Rujeko Secondary School are thrilled with their new learning space and Council is proud of its investment in the future of the community.

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WATER SUPPLY UPDATE

MORNING REPORT : 05/06/24

PIPE BURSTS

  1. Flamboyant affecting CBD inflows

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Refuse Collection Schedule: 05/06/24

Old Railway

Rujeko C

Masvingo Christian College

Mboroma Street

City Centre

Rank

Garikai Fruits and Vegetables Market

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Refuse Collection Schedule: 31/05/24

1st to 6th Street

Rhodhene

Majange East and West

Zimre Park

City Centre

Garikai Fruits and Vegetables Market

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WATER SUPPLY UPDATE: 24/05/24

PIPE BURSTS

  1. Craft Center affecting Craft Center

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Refuse Collection schedule:23/05/24

Eastvale

Target Kopje

Mucheke F

Mucheke D

Clipsham

KMP

City Centre

Rank

Garikai Fruits and Vegetables Market

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Refuse Collection Schedule: 22/05/24

Old Railways

Rujeko C

Masvingo Christian College

Mboroma Street

City Centre

Rank

Garikai Fruits and Vegetable Market

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