MDC-T has asked Bernard Manyenyeni to step down as Harare mayor. This was confirmed by the party’s Harare provincial chairperson and Highfield East legislator Mr Eric Murai.
This comes after Harare councillors wrote to the party complaining that they were not working well with Manyenyeni. The party resolved to recall him as Harare mayor although he will continue to serve as Ward 17 councillor. Said Murai:
Harare councillors wrote to us to the effect that they were not working well with mayor Manyenyeni and we only responded to their request. We did not exactly recall him, but he will continue to serve as councillor for his ward.
The Herald could not reach Manyenyeni for comment as he is out of town for the whole of this week.
Bernard Manyenyeni is a Zimbabwean politician and business executive. He's the current mayor of Harare (2013 - 2018), On 20 April 2016, he was suspended from the Mayor position for unprocedurally appointing James Mushore as Harare Town Clerk. On 6 June, Manyenyeni was reinstated as... Read More About Bernard Manyenyeni
Eric Murai is a Zimbabwean politician who was once a member of parliament for Highfield East constituency. Read More About Eric Murai
Harare formerly Salisbury is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes-led Pioneer Column in 1890 and named Salisbury. The name was only changed to Harare... Read More About Harare