About Us

Vungu Rural District Council

Who we are?

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Vungu Rural District Council is a rural local authority established in terms of subsection (1) of Section 8 of the Rural District Councils Act [Chapter 29:13, 1996] through the Presidential Proclamation 15 of 1993 published as Statutory Instrument 99 of 1993 as amended by Proclamation 26 of 1993 published as Statutory Instrument 195 of 1993. The Presidential Proclamation also abolished the Manyame Local Government District Council; the Vungu and Upper Ngezi Rural Council area; and the Gweru-Shurugwi Rural Council area. The council area covers Chiwundura Communal lands, Lower Gweru Communal Lands and the large scale commercial farming and A2 and A1 farming areas around Gweru town. The area covers two House of Assembly constituencies, namely, Vungu Constituency (Wards 1, 2, 3,4,5,6,7,8,15,17 and 19) and most of Chiwundura Constituency (Wards 9,10,11,12,13,14,16 and 18).

Gweru District is administered by the District Administrator who is an ex-Officio of both Gweru City Council and Vungu Rural District Council. Gweru Rural is administered by Vungu Rural District Council. Vungu Rural District Council is a Local Government arm overseeing the Gweru Rural District.

Our Location In Midlands

Vungu Rural District Council shares boundaries with Chirumhanzu Rural District Council to the East, Tongogara Rural District Council to the South East, Insiza Rural District Council to the South West, Bubi District to the West, Nkayi District to the North West and Zibagwe Rural District Council to the North. This is depicted as shown in the map below.

RDC Map

Covering an area of 5,888.5km2, Vungu Rural District Council is made up of 19 electoral wards spread over two parliamentary constituencies. All 19 wards are represented by elected councillors as follows:

COUNCILLORS

Ward Name of Councillor Sex House of Assembly Constituency Contact
1 Mbusi Ndlovu M VUNGU 0771 662 486 / 0713 421 806
2 Elias Mbiba M VUNGU 0778 209 277
3 Samuel Msipa M VUNGU 0778 240 686
4 Edward Jani M VUNGU 0774 890 456
5 Ngema A. Sibanda (Chairman) M VUNGU 0775 125 391
6 Proud Tshuma M VUNGU 0774 462 976
7 Rhonath Sibanda M VUNGU 0774 890 416
8 Spiwe Moyo F VUNGU 0778 505 588
9 Conrad Tongogara M CHIWUNDURA 0776 000 344/0712 691 391
10 Rester Muswere F CHIWUNDURA 0774 576 350
11 Justin Mushonga M CHIWUNDURA 0774 181 097/0774 484 272
12 Cuthbert Bushe M CHIWUNDURA 0774 293 935/0734 712 559
13 Morgan Zimvu M CHIWUNDURA 0778 508 374
14 Tendai Marongere F CHIWUNDURA 0772 642 990
15 Sibongile Matavire F VUNGU 0712 339 994
16 Frederick Machongwe M CHIWUNDURA 0774 385 380
17 Angeline Muganyi F CHIWUNDURA 0713 086 912/0773 930 078
18 Simbarashe Tatisa M CHIWUNDURA 0773 738 494/0715 256 503
19 Nsuku Dlamini M VUNGU 0775 947 907

Deliberative Committees

  • Finance committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Human Resources and Administration Committee
  • Roads, Works and Planning Committee
  • Environment Committee
  • Social Services Committee
  • Insukamini Area Committee

Local Development Committees

  • Ward Development Committee (WADCO)
  • Village Development Committee (VIDCO)
  • School Development Committee (SDC)
  • Health Centre Committee (HCC)
  • Water Point Committee
  • Sanitation Action Groups (SAGs)
  • Irrigation Management Committee

Technical Committees

  • Rural District Development Committee (RDDC)
  • District Water Supply and Sanitation Committee (DWSSC)
  • Local Economic Development Committee (LED)

Overall Functions of the Council

  • Spatial planning
  • Provision of affordable Social Services
  • Environmental Management
  • Provision of roads infrastructure
  • To conceive and coordinate rural development programmes for the amelioration of rural livelihoods.

Council Mandate

OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD

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Mr. A Magura

Chief Executive Officer

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Miss L.T Mahero

Human Resources, Social Services & Adminstratin Officer

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Mr. P Mukono

Treasurer

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Mr. Munyanyi

Executive Officer Planning [Roads, Works and Planning Department]