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International Human Rights Day

As MURRA joins the world in commemorating International Human Rights Day, Residents demand improved water provision. We call upon Masvingo City and ZETDC to stop switching off the Bushmead water works station. Water is a basic human right

Meeting with ward 4 Vote Registration peer mobilizers

Meeting with ward 4 VR peer mobilizers discussing the success and challenges they are facing in the community #enhancing Masvingo resident’s participation in electoral processes and minimizing voter apathy by promoting VR

Murra Voter Registration Peer Mobilisers Training

The process seeks to train mobilizers that are set to encourage residents in the 10 wards of Masvingo Urban to register to vote in next year’s harmonized elections, with a special interest in local government elections. The objective is to sensitive residents of the importance of registering to vote forRead More

Masvingo Residents Bemoan Limited Access To IDs

A GROUP of about 20 residents associations has expressed concern over the continued lack of access to national registration documents at the Registry Offices. They say the impediment is a clear violation of the people’s right to vote in the upcoming by-elections. Local council and parliamentary by-elections are set forRead More

Let’s Talk About Nomination Processand Youth Participation

MURRA programs manager Rumbidzai Magurupira and ZESN programs officer Rekai Rusinga will be guest speakers on a Live Radio discussion on YAFM from 1200-1230hrs 19 January 2022 .

Residents outraged as council auctions bus for ZW$20 000

MASVINGO residents are up in arms with the city council after thelocal authority sold a functioning bus for a paltry ZW$20 000 at anauction which was held without their knowledge. The 75-seater AVM bus, which was used by the council to ferry workers towork was auctioned by a local auctioneerRead More

Murra will be live on Hevoi FM

Murra will be live on Hevoi FM @ 5:30pm to discuss the impact of covid-19 lockdown on residents.


By Tatenda Chitagu The Masvingo City Council, which had hiked charges by 400 percent in the new budget, has relented to pressure from residents and reduced the charges by 21 percent. Residents are however still not accepting the new charges, saying the local authority should reduce the hike by 200 percent. TheRead More

Update on Rate Hike Meeting Alert.

The meeting between our leadership and Masvingo City has come to an end. The two parties have PARTIALLY’ agreed on the need to cut cost and adjust the budget. The council has pledged to hold an special full council meeting by the end of this week to come up withRead More

Rate Hike Meeting Alert.

Residents Alert. April 21 This communications serves to inform our membership that your esteemed MURRA leadership and its legal advisers is currently holed up in a crucial meeting with City Council management to discuss the issue of unjustified rates hikes that saw current bills ballooning beyond the reach of manyRead More


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