Bernard Manyenyeni

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Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I signed a lot of papers when I was mayor of Harare. I only saw the Metro Peech this week when I was going to Chitungwiza. I can’t remember all the papers I signed. I don’t even know the owner of the land” External link

newsday Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Jacob Mafume ) : "Should the rumoured brutal recall (of mayor Jacob Mafume) succeed, for the first time in the history of the City of Harare we would have neither the mayor nor deputy; possibly no council committees and no chairmen of committees, no substantive executives," "Out of a total of 46 municipal wards, some 23 seats would be vacant - without elected councillors - courtesy of these political party recalls - bullets have been flying and hitting" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Ignatius Chombo ) : “Minister Chombo was very experienced and could handle things in that context. . . but he is badly captured by partisan priorities. He is more ruthless in dealing with the opposition party under him,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “As a citizen, I will not participate in the National Day of Prayer which the President has called for,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “If you host them in Harare they simply do not attend. Officials get higher than councillors. I think between $60 and $100 per day. We get $10 per day. There is a formal ban countrywide on away workshops and it is nearly three years old. Both the ministry and myself have tried to stop or at least limit such outings with little success,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The court says he is our employee so it is an unfortunate situation that we are accruing his salary every month during this extended period,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The extension of the main challenge to the junior tournament through the 32 council schools is most commendable,” “It gives these youngsters an opportunity to interact and play at a level that they may never have done without such an event” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “It is a cruel reminder that possibly US$10 million of Harare ratepayers’ money went into a football project. Enough to buy 100 refuse trucks. Harare needs less than half that number lasting average seven years each,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “That is the historical context of it all, I really regret and we should regret that we never managed to see sense to that extent. It should always be a matter of collective regret and I would have been a loud man, maybe a loud voice, but it should be a matter of collective regret as we now struggle with capacity. Right now we do not even know who the captain of Harare City was two years ago, but we were blowing that kind of money away,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "It is a cruel reminder that possibly US$10 million of Harare ratepayers' money went into a football project. Enough to buy 100 refuse trucks. Harare needs less than half that number lasting average seven years each," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "That is the historical context of it all, I really regret and we should regret that we never managed to see sense to that extent. It should always be a matter of collective regret and I would have been a loud man, maybe a loud voice, but it should be a matter of collective regret as we now struggle with capacity. Right now we do not even know who the captain of Harare City was two years ago, but we were blowing that kind of money away," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “There is a lot of politicking around the issue of housing and land and more invasions are likely to happen towards election time,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 7, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “We don’t know who is ultimately responsible for the workers and the chief worker at Town House. From a political point of view, you have never seen a town clerk having problems with his councillors rushing to the MDC. They don’t lobby or seek protection from the MDC, who are their employers,” External link

newsday Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "Us in the opposition have credibility and capacity doubts to clear - having long lost our factory settings," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “If a decision has been made my own decision will be based on two levels: price level and conscience level,” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:05:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The extension of the main challenge to the junior tournament through the 32 council schools is most commendable,” “It gives these youngsters an opportunity to interact and play at a level that they may never have done without such an event” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I certainly did not expect that. The councillors are already in court over the matter. I wouldn't have acted on a matter that is sub judice," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 7, 2017 5:41:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I certainly did not expect that. The councillors are already in court over the matter. I wouldn’t have acted on a matter that is sub judice,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 7, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : "The tribunal, as mandated by council, has 28 days to deliver on its findings on the issue of salaries for top management and these will help us deal with this issue once and for all. As you might be aware, when the ministry of local government handed over the audit report to council last year, the minister (Saviour Kasukuwere) said we should deal with the issue conclusively, hence the establishment of the tribunal," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 3, 2017 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "For Harare, I have used council pool cars from council departments almost my entire time as Harare mayor. I still arrive wherever I need to get to and occasionally we 'make a plan'," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "To the residents and ratepayers, please, receive the new mayoral (not mayor's) vehicle without protest. Look after it well … it is yours and it does not really kill service delivery, check out the numbers!" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I just feel sorry for the sandwiches and drumsticks that are being eaten for nothing. Things are just not moving fast enough, too much lethargy and bureaucracy" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:55:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I just feel sorry for the sandwiches and drumsticks that are being eaten for nothing. Things are just not moving fast enough, too much lethargy and bureaucracy” External link

herald Wednesday, February 8, 2017 8:28:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "There is insincerity in that remark because they have not given us all the money in cash. Some of the help we got from ZINARA has been in kind and if they want us to show them the road patches we will definitely do that… ZINARA is the institution we must look up to for this crisis. We are out of it. In fact, in the coming two months the roads will get worse before they get better" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 2, 2017 9:38:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “The battle for control of Harare is on going...we all know that the interest in Harare is more than just service delivery, its political,” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, January 27, 2017 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “We are burdened with a heavy wage bill,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:49:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:30:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:40:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Friday, January 20, 2017 7:44:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Friday, January 20, 2017 5:10:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent – our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:52:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "We don't mind a cost-effective revenue collection set-up provided the end value is guaranteed, unlike now, where motorists are asking what their licence fees are doing for them," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, December 31, 2016 1:11:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "We don't mind a cost-effective revenue collection set-up provided the end value is guaranteed, unlike now, where motorists are asking what their licence fees are doing for them," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 31, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I don’t think this is the right time to be increasing the number of employees especially at the current cost of remuneration per employee across all grades,” “Across all grades, we are paying between two and three times the market rate so this cannot be the time to be employing when we are such an inefficient employer” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, December 23, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Clerk ) : “I have no problem with how much the Town Clerk is getting paid if he or she is doing their job,” “We must look at his performance and evaluate or equate it with the rewards in the form of salary or allowances, and this should be our only worry” External link

newzimbabwe Sunday, December 4, 2016 10:20:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “This council is an important and a significant entity in the national affairs of this country,” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, December 2, 2016 6:14:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our budget of around $400 million a year is equivalent to 10 to 15 small ministries put together. That is how significant Harare is, which is why you are seeing this battle for control for the City of Harare,” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, December 2, 2016 6:14:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “You need to ask that same question at ministerial level: is the minister of local government a world class minister? Can he survive and operate the way he does in a world class city elsewhere? ,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, December 1, 2016 5:36:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "We cannot run a city without rules. Those residents should face the consequences of building houses willy-nilly," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "She (Muchinguri-Kashiri) has not yet approached us, but she is speaking the right language. We need to protect these wetlands," "We should not parcel out land on wetlands, we should protect these areas. Even if some of it is private land, we all have a duty to protect it," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni wrote : "Firstly, it was evident the Friday target was going to be missed and God sent the rains with no GPS [global positioning system] -- it appeared to be missing the dumpsite," External link

allafrica Monday, November 14, 2016 10:31:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni wrote : "Firstly, it was evident the Friday target was going to be missed and God sent the rains with no GPS [global positioning system] — it appeared to be missing the dumpsite," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, November 13, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni wrote : "Firstly, it was evident the Friday target was going to be missed and God sent the rains with no GPS [global positioning system] — it appeared to be missing the dumpsite," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 13, 2016 1:54:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “They had advised me of their petition and I had given them the green light to come here, because I Harare city council has an open-door policy,” External link

newzimbabwe Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "Our duty is to do what is right. We just have to fix this council -- we have a divine calling to do so," External link

allafrica Monday, November 7, 2016 12:16:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The court says he is our employee so it is an unfortunate situation that we are accruing his salary every month during this extended period,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, September 10, 2016 7:39:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “She will be given the stand at its full price,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, September 5, 2016 2:47:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Monday, July 25, 2016 1:34:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:03:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “There is a lot of politicking around the issue of housing and land and more invasions are likely to happen towards election time,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Urban Councils ) : “There is no scope under Section 114 (1) of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) for a second suspension, whether on the same or different grounds, if the allegations founding the previous suspension were never determined by the independent tribunal contemplated under Section 278 of the Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:02:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I can confirm that we had one executive who had enough leave days to buy a low density house but as council we have moved in to cut leave days," "We are carrying millions of dollars which can be cashed on exit at the expense of service delivery. Council cannot afford to encash all these leave banks" External link

allafrica Friday, July 8, 2016 2:10:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I can confirm that we had one executive who had enough leave days to buy a low density house but as council we have moved in to cut leave days," "We are carrying millions of dollars which can be cashed on exit at the expense of service delivery. Council cannot afford to encash all these leave banks" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 8, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I was bundled in my own car and everything I asked the answer was no, no, no,” “I was escorted by many cars and the effect of arrest was unmistakable” External link

herald Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:46:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni argued ( about Urban Councils ) : “There is no scope under Section 114 (1) of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) for a second suspension, whether on the same or different grounds, if the allegations founding the previous suspension were never determined by the independent tribunal contemplated under Section 278 of the Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 1, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Urban Councils ) : “There is no scope under Section 114 (1) of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) for a second suspension, whether on the same or different grounds, if the allegations founding the previous suspension were never determined by the independent tribunal contemplated under Section 278 of the Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 30, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "Yes, I was immediately whisked away by the anti-corruption team straight after winning my court case. I am facing new charges still to be tabled by ZACC. I am with my lawyer at ZACC" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Court Judge ) : "Yes, I was whisked away by Anti- Corruption team straight after winning my Court case and I am facing new charges still to be tabled. I am with my lawyer at ZACC," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:46:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Court Judge ) : “Yes, I was whisked away by Anti- Corruption team straight after winning my Court case and I am facing new charges still to be tabled. I am with my lawyer at ZACC,” External link

thezimbabwean Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “We have got a minister in dilemma, his party job demands that he decimates the opposition parties, his ministerial job demands that the council performs, that’s the crisis we are facing and at this point in time, he is putting his party way ahead of his ministerial duties,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 17, 2016 3:15:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Please be further advised that I expect full cooperation from Harare Sunshine Holdings and its subsidiary companies and joint venture companies when the audit commences on 11 April 2016. The auditors should be allowed access to all the information and records they need from all entities to be audited during the audit,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 13, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “During my so-called suspension, I met up with a lot of stakeholders who disregarded the suspension. I did a lot of work during my time away from the mayoral parlour,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, June 7, 2016 12:21:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "The city needs some sort of a brutal dictator, an honest and benevolent dictator who will do what is right regales of the consequences," External link

allafrica Sunday, March 22, 2015 11:13:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “I am talking about a more trusted version of Gideon Gono, a less political version of Jonathan Moyo. That type of personality provided they have the support of everybody. But that person should come out of the following: the Town Clerk, the mayor, the minister of Local Government and if necessary the state President,” External link

zimeye Sunday, March 22, 2015 4:45:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “I am talking about a more trusted version of Gideon Gono, a less political version of Jonathan Moyo. That type of personality provided they have the support of everybody .But that person should come out of the following, the Town Clerk, the mayor, the minister of local government and if necessary the state President,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 21, 2015 7:56:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about House ) : "As mayor, I do not know what they (military) will be discussing about (at Town House)," External link

allafrica Saturday, March 7, 2015 9:54:00 PM EAT



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Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I signed a lot of papers when I was mayor of Harare. I only saw the Metro Peech this week when I was going to Chitungwiza. I can’t remember all the papers I signed. I don’t even know the owner of the land” External link

newsday Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Jacob Mafume ) : "Should the rumoured brutal recall (of mayor Jacob Mafume) succeed, for the first time in the history of the City of Harare we would have neither the mayor nor deputy; possibly no council committees and no chairmen of committees, no substantive executives," "Out of a total of 46 municipal wards, some 23 seats would be vacant - without elected councillors - courtesy of these political party recalls - bullets have been flying and hitting" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Ignatius Chombo ) : “Minister Chombo was very experienced and could handle things in that context. . . but he is badly captured by partisan priorities. He is more ruthless in dealing with the opposition party under him,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “As a citizen, I will not participate in the National Day of Prayer which the President has called for,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “If you host them in Harare they simply do not attend. Officials get higher than councillors. I think between $60 and $100 per day. We get $10 per day. There is a formal ban countrywide on away workshops and it is nearly three years old. Both the ministry and myself have tried to stop or at least limit such outings with little success,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The court says he is our employee so it is an unfortunate situation that we are accruing his salary every month during this extended period,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The extension of the main challenge to the junior tournament through the 32 council schools is most commendable,” “It gives these youngsters an opportunity to interact and play at a level that they may never have done without such an event” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “It is a cruel reminder that possibly US$10 million of Harare ratepayers’ money went into a football project. Enough to buy 100 refuse trucks. Harare needs less than half that number lasting average seven years each,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “That is the historical context of it all, I really regret and we should regret that we never managed to see sense to that extent. It should always be a matter of collective regret and I would have been a loud man, maybe a loud voice, but it should be a matter of collective regret as we now struggle with capacity. Right now we do not even know who the captain of Harare City was two years ago, but we were blowing that kind of money away,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "It is a cruel reminder that possibly US$10 million of Harare ratepayers' money went into a football project. Enough to buy 100 refuse trucks. Harare needs less than half that number lasting average seven years each," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "That is the historical context of it all, I really regret and we should regret that we never managed to see sense to that extent. It should always be a matter of collective regret and I would have been a loud man, maybe a loud voice, but it should be a matter of collective regret as we now struggle with capacity. Right now we do not even know who the captain of Harare City was two years ago, but we were blowing that kind of money away," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “There is a lot of politicking around the issue of housing and land and more invasions are likely to happen towards election time,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 7, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “We don’t know who is ultimately responsible for the workers and the chief worker at Town House. From a political point of view, you have never seen a town clerk having problems with his councillors rushing to the MDC. They don’t lobby or seek protection from the MDC, who are their employers,” External link

newsday Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "Us in the opposition have credibility and capacity doubts to clear - having long lost our factory settings," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “If a decision has been made my own decision will be based on two levels: price level and conscience level,” External link

zimeye Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:05:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The extension of the main challenge to the junior tournament through the 32 council schools is most commendable,” “It gives these youngsters an opportunity to interact and play at a level that they may never have done without such an event” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I certainly did not expect that. The councillors are already in court over the matter. I wouldn't have acted on a matter that is sub judice," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 7, 2017 5:41:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I certainly did not expect that. The councillors are already in court over the matter. I wouldn’t have acted on a matter that is sub judice,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 7, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Saviour Kasukuwere ) : "The tribunal, as mandated by council, has 28 days to deliver on its findings on the issue of salaries for top management and these will help us deal with this issue once and for all. As you might be aware, when the ministry of local government handed over the audit report to council last year, the minister (Saviour Kasukuwere) said we should deal with the issue conclusively, hence the establishment of the tribunal," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 3, 2017 12:08:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "For Harare, I have used council pool cars from council departments almost my entire time as Harare mayor. I still arrive wherever I need to get to and occasionally we 'make a plan'," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "To the residents and ratepayers, please, receive the new mayoral (not mayor's) vehicle without protest. Look after it well … it is yours and it does not really kill service delivery, check out the numbers!" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 2, 2017 6:43:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I just feel sorry for the sandwiches and drumsticks that are being eaten for nothing. Things are just not moving fast enough, too much lethargy and bureaucracy" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:55:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I just feel sorry for the sandwiches and drumsticks that are being eaten for nothing. Things are just not moving fast enough, too much lethargy and bureaucracy” External link

herald Wednesday, February 8, 2017 8:28:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "There is insincerity in that remark because they have not given us all the money in cash. Some of the help we got from ZINARA has been in kind and if they want us to show them the road patches we will definitely do that… ZINARA is the institution we must look up to for this crisis. We are out of it. In fact, in the coming two months the roads will get worse before they get better" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 2, 2017 9:38:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “The battle for control of Harare is on going...we all know that the interest in Harare is more than just service delivery, its political,” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, January 27, 2017 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “We are burdened with a heavy wage bill,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:49:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:30:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:40:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Friday, January 20, 2017 7:44:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Friday, January 20, 2017 5:10:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent – our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:52:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Lake Chivero ) : “One hundred percent our major water supply dam, Lake Chivero, started spilling today at 8 am,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "We don't mind a cost-effective revenue collection set-up provided the end value is guaranteed, unlike now, where motorists are asking what their licence fees are doing for them," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, December 31, 2016 1:11:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "We don't mind a cost-effective revenue collection set-up provided the end value is guaranteed, unlike now, where motorists are asking what their licence fees are doing for them," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 31, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I don’t think this is the right time to be increasing the number of employees especially at the current cost of remuneration per employee across all grades,” “Across all grades, we are paying between two and three times the market rate so this cannot be the time to be employing when we are such an inefficient employer” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, December 23, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Clerk ) : “I have no problem with how much the Town Clerk is getting paid if he or she is doing their job,” “We must look at his performance and evaluate or equate it with the rewards in the form of salary or allowances, and this should be our only worry” External link

newzimbabwe Sunday, December 4, 2016 10:20:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “This council is an important and a significant entity in the national affairs of this country,” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, December 2, 2016 6:14:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our budget of around $400 million a year is equivalent to 10 to 15 small ministries put together. That is how significant Harare is, which is why you are seeing this battle for control for the City of Harare,” External link

newzimbabwe Friday, December 2, 2016 6:14:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “You need to ask that same question at ministerial level: is the minister of local government a world class minister? Can he survive and operate the way he does in a world class city elsewhere? ,” External link

newzimbabwe Thursday, December 1, 2016 5:36:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "We cannot run a city without rules. Those residents should face the consequences of building houses willy-nilly," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "She (Muchinguri-Kashiri) has not yet approached us, but she is speaking the right language. We need to protect these wetlands," "We should not parcel out land on wetlands, we should protect these areas. Even if some of it is private land, we all have a duty to protect it," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni wrote : "Firstly, it was evident the Friday target was going to be missed and God sent the rains with no GPS [global positioning system] -- it appeared to be missing the dumpsite," External link

allafrica Monday, November 14, 2016 10:31:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni wrote : "Firstly, it was evident the Friday target was going to be missed and God sent the rains with no GPS [global positioning system] — it appeared to be missing the dumpsite," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, November 13, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni wrote : "Firstly, it was evident the Friday target was going to be missed and God sent the rains with no GPS [global positioning system] — it appeared to be missing the dumpsite," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 13, 2016 1:54:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “They had advised me of their petition and I had given them the green light to come here, because I Harare city council has an open-door policy,” External link

newzimbabwe Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "Our duty is to do what is right. We just have to fix this council -- we have a divine calling to do so," External link

allafrica Monday, November 7, 2016 12:16:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “The court says he is our employee so it is an unfortunate situation that we are accruing his salary every month during this extended period,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, September 10, 2016 7:39:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “She will be given the stand at its full price,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, September 5, 2016 2:47:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Monday, July 25, 2016 1:34:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:03:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “There is a lot of politicking around the issue of housing and land and more invasions are likely to happen towards election time,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Urban Councils ) : “There is no scope under Section 114 (1) of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) for a second suspension, whether on the same or different grounds, if the allegations founding the previous suspension were never determined by the independent tribunal contemplated under Section 278 of the Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, July 24, 2016 4:15:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:02:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Our government should be able to accommodate these special investment opportunities for the good of the country. We are ready to engage government where the rules can be moderated and concessions granted,” “Without compromising what we stand for, we must be flexible when such opportunities present themselves” External link

insiderzim Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I can confirm that we had one executive who had enough leave days to buy a low density house but as council we have moved in to cut leave days," "We are carrying millions of dollars which can be cashed on exit at the expense of service delivery. Council cannot afford to encash all these leave banks" External link

allafrica Friday, July 8, 2016 2:10:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "I can confirm that we had one executive who had enough leave days to buy a low density house but as council we have moved in to cut leave days," "We are carrying millions of dollars which can be cashed on exit at the expense of service delivery. Council cannot afford to encash all these leave banks" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 8, 2016 8:57:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “I was bundled in my own car and everything I asked the answer was no, no, no,” “I was escorted by many cars and the effect of arrest was unmistakable” External link

herald Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:46:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni argued ( about Urban Councils ) : “There is no scope under Section 114 (1) of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) for a second suspension, whether on the same or different grounds, if the allegations founding the previous suspension were never determined by the independent tribunal contemplated under Section 278 of the Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 1, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Urban Councils ) : “There is no scope under Section 114 (1) of the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) for a second suspension, whether on the same or different grounds, if the allegations founding the previous suspension were never determined by the independent tribunal contemplated under Section 278 of the Constitution,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 30, 2016 4:26:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "Yes, I was immediately whisked away by the anti-corruption team straight after winning my court case. I am facing new charges still to be tabled by ZACC. I am with my lawyer at ZACC" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Court Judge ) : "Yes, I was whisked away by Anti- Corruption team straight after winning my Court case and I am facing new charges still to be tabled. I am with my lawyer at ZACC," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:46:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about Court Judge ) : “Yes, I was whisked away by Anti- Corruption team straight after winning my Court case and I am facing new charges still to be tabled. I am with my lawyer at ZACC,” External link

thezimbabwean Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “We have got a minister in dilemma, his party job demands that he decimates the opposition parties, his ministerial job demands that the council performs, that’s the crisis we are facing and at this point in time, he is putting his party way ahead of his ministerial duties,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 17, 2016 3:15:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “Please be further advised that I expect full cooperation from Harare Sunshine Holdings and its subsidiary companies and joint venture companies when the audit commences on 11 April 2016. The auditors should be allowed access to all the information and records they need from all entities to be audited during the audit,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 13, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : “During my so-called suspension, I met up with a lot of stakeholders who disregarded the suspension. I did a lot of work during my time away from the mayoral parlour,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, June 7, 2016 12:21:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said : "The city needs some sort of a brutal dictator, an honest and benevolent dictator who will do what is right regales of the consequences," External link

allafrica Sunday, March 22, 2015 11:13:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “I am talking about a more trusted version of Gideon Gono, a less political version of Jonathan Moyo. That type of personality provided they have the support of everybody. But that person should come out of the following: the Town Clerk, the mayor, the minister of Local Government and if necessary the state President,” External link

zimeye Sunday, March 22, 2015 4:45:00 AM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni told : “I am talking about a more trusted version of Gideon Gono, a less political version of Jonathan Moyo. That type of personality provided they have the support of everybody .But that person should come out of the following, the Town Clerk, the mayor, the minister of local government and if necessary the state President,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 21, 2015 7:56:00 PM EAT

Bernard Manyenyeni said ( about House ) : "As mayor, I do not know what they (military) will be discussing about (at Town House)," External link

allafrica Saturday, March 7, 2015 9:54:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mayor76.21%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
councillor20.00%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
harare city council mayor councillor1.38%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
city council mayor councillor1.38%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
local government minister0.34%EN01/06/201706/01/2017
president0.69%EN11/13/201613/11/2016
Names Lang Count
Bernard ManyenyeniEN99.33%
Bernard ManyenyeniSA0.33%
Bernard ManyenyeniFR0.33%


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