Mugabe evokes Presidential Powers to stop auctioning of Chitungwiza property

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President Robert Mugabe evoked the Presidential Powers [Temporary Measures][Extension of State Liabilities Act to the Assets of Chitungwiza Municipality] Regulations, 2017 to stop the sale of attached Chitungwiza Municipality property.

The reason for invoking of the Presidential Powers is as follows:

And whereas the inability to provide the aforesaid services in consequence of attachment is likely to expose the residents of the municipality to catastrophic health risks resulting from uncollected refuse, sewer blockages and interrupted water supply from burst pipes…it is estimated that the lives of over 354 000 residents are at the immediate risk of contracting diseases such dysentery, typhoid and cholera unless immediate action be taken to prevent any such outbreak.

More: Herald

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