Govt okays Harare’s $30m loan request

Government has approved a request by Harare City Council to borrow $30 million to buy additional refuse trucks and equipment for road maintenance. The city’s corporate communications manager Mr Michael Chideme yesterday said they had already given orders for the procurement of 30 compactors.

“We are now awaiting delivery,” he said. “We are geared to improve service delivery and retain Harare’s sunshine status in terms of cleanliness and general ambience. The 30 trucks will augment the existing fleet which is suffering constant breakdowns because of old age.

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