Harare City Council resorts to naming and shaming debtors as arrears now exceed $700 million

Posted by Maveriq

On Friday, the City of Harare published the names of some companies and organisations that are reported to owe the local authority money for rates. This comes as the total arrears owed to the council have gone over $700 million. The local authority said:

The city is owed over $700 million by various debtors. These organisations and other debtors should come with payment plans, failure which legal action that includes surrendering them to our debt collectors will be taken.

From now on, we will publish the list of debtors as efforts to recover what council is owed.

Some of the entities which were published on Friday include:

  • Dawn Properties
  • Meikles Hotel
  • Anglican Church
  • Celebration Church
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church
  • Apostolic Faith Ministries
  • Various schools, colleges and estate agents.


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