Harare Residents Make Last-minute Payments To Benefit From 50 Per Cent Discount

Harare City Council said that the 50 per cent discount on outstanding bills offered to Harare residents has helped them to reduce their bills.

Harare City Council corporate communications manager Mr Michael Chideme on Friday bemoaned the hike in prices which now makes it difficult for the city to provide services to residents. Said Chideme:

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We are now being affected by prices. The impact of the 50 per cent may not be as effective as before. People have tripled or doubled prices.

Where we used to get fuel for $150 000, we are now forking out more than $450 000. It is now affecting the service delivery aspect because the money has been eroded.

Most of our contractors and suppliers are also now reviewing their prices upwards and that is affecting our capacity to benefit from the 50 per cent discount. What makes us happy is we have given relief to the residents who participated in the 50 per cent discount initiative.

Chideme said that the council will not extend the 50 per cent promotion which was launched in August 2018.

More: The Herald

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The Harare City Council is an administrative body tasked with providing services for residence of Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. Among other duties, the council is responsible for providing clean drinking water, housing and accomodation, refuse collection facilities and health services. Read More About Harare City Council

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One Comment on “Harare Residents Make Last-minute Payments To Benefit From 50 Per Cent Discount

  1. The council are a bunch of thieves. They got $150 million from the Chinese which they can account for. The IMF audited them and said that they collect more then enough to service the city but they just cant account for it. The owed Auger investment $50 million and in order to try and avoid paying them they threw the directors in jail.

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