By Trevor Makonyonga
The City of Harare will next year build three new primary schools as it seeks to ease pressure on the existing schools.
The proposed schools will be distributed as follows, two in Kuwadzana and one in Budiriro.
This was revealed by Harare City Mayor Hebert Gomba in an interview with VOA studio 7.
Mayor Gomba said, “2020 has a lot of projects that we intend to do. Part of the plans we have is that we will build two schools in Harare. We will not be able to build secondary schools because the government does not allow us. We also have plans to build a school in Hopely.”
The Harare Mayor also said that the City will look for alternative ways to sort out roads as ZINARA has been corrupt.
The Harare Mayor said, “It is not a secret that ZINARA is very corrupt. There are a lot of court cases implicating ZINARA of corruption. We are going to take a loan and get funds from City Parking so that we are able to make our roads presentable. We have to do something since ZINARA has failed us.”
He also updated on the issue of water in the City where he said that they will be opening a new source of water.
Mayor Gomba said, “We will be opening a new source which is Manyame as Lake Chivero has a low capacity now. We are hopeful of giving the residents clean water. As we speak we have people at Morton Jeffrey working on these changes.”
The City will also have to look at some pressing issues which include their health centres which had been malfunctional as the personnel had downed their tools. Hopefully the City will be able to sort this out.