THE 2020 budget will largely address water, sanitation and hygiene issues to avert challenges of cholera and other water borne disease outbreaks, town clerk Eng Hosiah Chisango has said.

Harare City Council ha achieved positive results despite the economic challenges facing the country and local authorities, Deputy Mayor Cllr Enock Mupamawonde has said.

Council has has set up a four member team to engage Government over the city's worsening water crisis.

Women need to be acknowledged and be incorporated in all issues to do with policy and decision making frameworks in all major government institutions, City Council female officials have said.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is tommorrow expected to officially open Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre in Hopley, a project carried by Harare City Council with its partners United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Larfarge Cement.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has bought into Harare City Council’s vision of providing quality healthcare after officially opening the city's new institution Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre in Hopley saying the concept should be replicated by other council’s countrywide.

Harare City Council’s supplementary budget is meant to strengthen service delivery especially in the water and sanitation sector, Chairperson of Finance and Development Committee Councillor Luckson Mukunguma has said.

Harare City Council has announced a supplementary budget of RTGS$829,86 million which will largely come from property tax, ZINARA and billboards among other sources with the bulk of the money going towards service delivery.

The proposed Showgrounds Local Development Plan (LDP) number 42 is now on public display and is open for scrutiny and objections.

Harare has become one of the tourist destinations in the country because of a number of the tourist attractions in and around the city.

Harare City Council is repairing grit elevators and biological water filters at Firle and Crowborough Wastewater Treatment Plants to improve wastewater reticulation and increase the amount of wastewater treated at the plant to 126 mega litres per day.

Harare City Council has approved the release of $1,4 million being part of a pool of reserved funds provided in the 2019 Capital Project to facilitate preliminary works for the designing and drawing of plans for the construction of the 45 000 seater High Glen Stadium.

Community Water Alliance (CWA) has backed Harare City Council’s (HCC) stance to declare the provision of portable water a national disaster.

Harare City Council is opening a fully-fledged district office in Southlea Park a move which is expected to shorten the distance travelled by residents of Fidelity Park, Ushewokunze and Southlea Park.

Harare City Council is set to partner Pinnacle Holdings in regularizing Stoneridge and surrounding suburbs in Harare South.

District officers have been implored to keep abreast of developments in council to allow them to address service delivery issues.