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BPRA weekend activity report: 27-28 April 2013
Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA)
April 26, 2013

Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) will be holding four consultative meetings this weekend (27 & 28 April 2013) as part of its quest to promote an active citizenry and accountability in the operations of service providers and holders of public office. The meetings, to be held in Nkulumane (Ward 20), Mpopoma (Ward 9), Pumula (Ward 19) and Entumbane (Ward 10) will bring various stakeholders including ward councillors and Child Protection Committee members to account to residents for their operations. In Mpopoma the Member of Parliament, Samuel Sandla Khumalo is expected to account to residents on how he used the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to develop Mpopoma-Pelandaba constituency.

Contentious issues that the councillors of the respective wards are expected to address include the state of Bulawayo’s roads, the city’s water situation vis-a-vis new developments such as the water summit held recently at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) and concerns with the city’s water billing system which residents say is faulty.

The schedule for the meetings is as follows:

Meeting Schedule

Date Ward Venue Time Meeting Agenda or speakers
27/04/13 20 (Nkulumane) Mgoqo Primary School 10am – 12pm Councillor, BCC Operations, Child Protection Committee
27/04/13 9 (Mpopoma) Mpopoma Hall 9am – 12.30pm Member of Parliament, CDF, Councillor, BCC Operations
28/04/13 19 (Old Pumula) Old Pumula Hall 2pm – 4pm Councillor, BCC Operations, Child Protection Committee
28/04/13 10 (Entumbane) Entumbane Hall 2pm – 4pm Councillor, TelOne, ZESA

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