Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe

Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe UCAZ is one of the oldest local government associations in Africa (est, 1923). It is a forum for urban local authorities, seeks to ensure world class service delivery in Zimbabwe.

UCAZ is one of the oldest local government associations in Africa. It started as a loose forum of municipalities in 1923 when councils used to meet and discuss matters of common concern. In 1940 the forum adopted a constitution which established the Local Government Association of Southern Rhodesia (LGASR) with a permanent secretariat. The Association has gone through many name changes from LGASR,

UCAZ is one of the oldest local government associations in Africa. It started as a loose forum of municipalities in 1923 when councils used to meet and discuss matters of common concern. In 1940 the forum adopted a constitution which established the Local Government Association of Southern Rhodesia (LGASR) with a permanent secretariat. The Association has gone through many name changes from LGASR,

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It was with great sadness that we got to learn about the untimely passing of Mr C. Muchatukwa, the Secretary of Chiredzi...
08/09/2021

It was with great sadness that we got to learn about the untimely passing of Mr C. Muchatukwa, the Secretary of Chiredzi Town Council . We would like to pass our sincere condolences to the Muchatukwa family and the Chiredzi community on their loss. Our hearts are with them in this difficult period. May He Rest In Eternal Peace.

It was with great sadness that we got to learn about the untimely passing of Mr C. Muchatukwa, the Secretary of Chiredzi Town Council . We would like to pass our sincere condolences to the Muchatukwa family and the Chiredzi community on their loss. Our hearts are with them in this difficult period. May He Rest In Eternal Peace.

30/08/2021
UCAZ Secretary General's remarks on how the LACEP2 project assisted LAs

Lee Mutekede the UCAZ Secretary General speaks on how the #LACEP2 project helped Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe and Association of Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe under the ZILGA banner in the development of the Devolution Advocacy Paper. The #LACEP2 project also gave support to LAs in the implementation of the Service Level Benchmark program and in the training of councillors.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on of Gogo M. Makombe. The mother of Urban Councils Association of...
20/08/2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on of Gogo M. Makombe. The mother of Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe 's President, The Mayor of Gweru City, His Worship, Clr J. Makombe. May Her Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on of Gogo M. Makombe. The mother of Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe 's President, The Mayor of Gweru City, His Worship, Clr J. Makombe. May Her Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.

Make use of online services for your bills and inquiries in the comfort of your own home. #COVID19 #sanitize #maskup
13/08/2021

Make use of online services for your bills and inquiries in the comfort of your own home. #COVID19 #sanitize #maskup

There is need to strengthen the capacity of Local Government in order to achieve the SDGs UN-Habitat Executive Director,...
15/07/2021

There is need to strengthen the capacity of Local Government in order to achieve the SDGs UN-Habitat Executive Director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif Maimunah Mohd Sharif

#HLPF2021 #Listen2Cities #VSR

There is need to strengthen the capacity of Local Government in order to achieve the SDGs UN-Habitat Executive Director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif Maimunah Mohd Sharif

#HLPF2021 #Listen2Cities #VSR

"10 Ideas for local authorities to help re-build economies after COVID-19" - A Readhttps://ucaz.org.zw/wp-content/upload...
01/07/2021

"10 Ideas for local authorities to help re-build economies after COVID-19" - A Read

https://ucaz.org.zw/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/10-ideas-for-local-authorities-to-help-re-build-economies-after-COVID-19.pdf

"10 Ideas for local authorities to help re-build economies after COVID-19" - A Read

https://ucaz.org.zw/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/10-ideas-for-local-authorities-to-help-re-build-economies-after-COVID-19.pdf

In light of the new lockdown measures, residents and ratepayers are being encouraged to make use of mobile services for ...
30/06/2021

In light of the new lockdown measures, residents and ratepayers are being encouraged to make use of mobile services for transactions and enquiries to their local authorities and refrain from visiting council offices by all means. #COVID19 #MaskUp #Sanitize #SocialDistance

In light of the new lockdown measures, residents and ratepayers are being encouraged to make use of mobile services for transactions and enquiries to their local authorities and refrain from visiting council offices by all means. #COVID19 #MaskUp #Sanitize #SocialDistance

28/06/2021

How well do you know your ward councillor??? What are his duties in the community?? #knowyourcouncillor #council #Councillor

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing on of Karoi Town Council  's Engineer Oswell Mazvimbakupa. Sincere...
17/06/2021

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing on of Karoi Town Council 's Engineer Oswell Mazvimbakupa. Sincere condolences to the Mazvimbakupa family, Karoi Town Council
and the Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe fraternity at large. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing on of Karoi Town Council 's Engineer Oswell Mazvimbakupa. Sincere condolences to the Mazvimbakupa family, Karoi Town Council
and the Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe fraternity at large. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Annual Management Information System in Local Authorities meeting underway at Mutare City Council.
09/06/2021

Annual Management Information System in Local Authorities meeting underway at Mutare City Council.

The second phase of the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme has begun with the Second Republic budgeting $33,6 billi...
10/05/2021
Emergency road work in full swing | Devolution

The second phase of the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme has begun with the Second Republic budgeting $33,6 billion and Zinara already disbursing $2,3 billion as Government intensifies efforts to rehabilitate the country’s road network.
The Herald-Zimbabwe #road
https://ucaz.org.zw/2021-05-10-emergency-road-work-in-full-swing/

The second phase of the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme has begun with the Second Republic budgeting $33,6 billion

01/05/2021
Local Government Symposium, Bulawayo Chapter.

Today we’re in Bulawayo.. All 92 local authorities have engaged with the Local Authorities Digital System (LADS), which was launch on Wednesday this week.

It is expected that after adopting this diagonal system, local authorities’ daily operations and interaction with citizens will improve, and ultimately improve service delivery.

29/04/2021

Address by the Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Honorable July Moyo... responding to the presentations by urban and rural local authorities on their experience in Ward Development Planning and Local Authorities Digital System (LADS).

29/04/2021

Manicaland Chapter, Local Government Symposium.. Launching Local Authorities Digital System (LADS), Ward Profiling for Ward Development and Local Economic Development (LED) by Commonwealth Local Government Forum, Association of Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe and Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe, supported by the European Union in Zimbabwe.

#Zimbabwe #LeaveNoOneBehind #TowardsVision2030

Official handover of the Local Authorities Database System, (LADS), by the EU Ambassador, H.E Timo Olkkonen to the Minis...
28/04/2021

Official handover of the Local Authorities Database System, (LADS), by the EU Ambassador, H.E Timo Olkkonen to the Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Honorable, July Moyo.

Congratulations to all 92 local authorities in Zimbabwe, a significant milestone towards ICT usage and expansion in local government.
#LeaveNoOneBehind #TowardsVision2030

28/04/2021
LADS

UCAZ in partnership with Commonwealth Local Government Forum CLGF, Association of Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe, supported by the the European Union in Zimbabwe is launching Local Authorities Database System (LADS)

LADS is a prototype local government software specifically developed for Zimbabwe local government operations. It is an evolutionary software that seeks to optimize the usage of ICT in local authorities. LADS is designed to support efficiency in local authorities’ financial management systems, allows computation of the communities database, housing, public amenities billing points and rate payers information. It also provides accurate and timely billing, enforce revenue collection through payment plans and produces timely financial reports.

GOVERNMENT is set to appoint a new Local Government Board (LGB) to expedite the resolution of labour issues involving se...
13/04/2021
New Local Government Board in place soon

GOVERNMENT is set to appoint a new Local Government Board (LGB) to expedite the resolution of labour issues involving senior council officials and the appointment of substantive department heads in councils.
The Herald-Zimbabwe

https://www.herald.co.zw/new-local-government-board-in-place-soon/

GOVERNMENT is set to appoint a new Local Government Board (LGB) to expedite the resolution of labour issues involving senior council officials and the appointment of substantive department heads in councils.

Work has already started on repairing urban roads under the Government’s Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP)T...
13/04/2021
$400m for urban road rehab

Work has already started on repairing urban roads under the Government’s Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP)
The Herald-Zimbabwe

https://www.herald.co.zw/400m-for-urban-road-rehab/

Work has already started on repairing urban roads under the Government’s Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP), set up after the MDC-run urban councils had failed, spending much time on politicking and corruption, with teams now on Harare’s Ardbennie Road.

Photos from Municipality of Kariba Official's post
09/04/2021

Photos from Municipality of Kariba Official's post

Construction of 200 000 low-cost houses and flats by 2023 is on course. Also, Cabinet gave the green light to the depart...
08/04/2021
Treasury provides $1bn for housing | Devolution

Construction of 200 000 low-cost houses and flats by 2023 is on course. Also, Cabinet gave the green light to the department of roads within the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development to take over and repair specific roads.
The Herald-Zimbabwe

https://ucaz.org.zw/2021-04-08-treasury-provides-1bn-for-housing/

Construction of 200 000 low-cost houses and flats by 2023 is on course, with Cabinet approving the new building technology being tried out

01/04/2021

Ghana Ambassador meets Acting Mayor of the City of Harare Clr Stewart Mutizwa

Photos from The City Of Mutare's post
01/04/2021

Photos from The City Of Mutare's post

Great work there Karoi Town Council. Enhancing service delivery💯
01/04/2021

Great work there Karoi Town Council. Enhancing service delivery💯

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30 Samora Machel Avenue. First Floor Insurance House
Harare
UCAZ

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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+263242794977

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