Hwange Local Board

LOGIC PROFILING FRAMEWORK

 

KEY FACTS, GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC HIGHLIGHTS

Zimbabwe, strategically located in the heart of Southern Africa is home to the Hwange Local Board,  a town which is 80km from the Hwange National Park.

Owing to its geographical landscape, the country has significant agriculture, forestry and tourism potential. The population is relatively distributed across the country. More densely populated urban areas.

Key Country Facts

Capital:                                                            Harare

Official Languages:                                         English, Ndebele and Shona

Currency:                                                        Multi Currency System

Dialling Code:                                                 +263

Population (2012est.):                                                 12 973 308

World Population Rank:                                              72

Population Growth Rate (2012):                    4.375%

Rank Population growth in Africa:                  23

Literacy Rate:                                                  97%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY INFORMATION ABOUT……HWANGE LOCAL BOARD

 

 

MUNICIPAL STATUS GRANTED IN                                    :               1974

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                                        :               9876

 

ALTITUDE                                                                                         :    770m (2.530ft)

CLIMATE                                                                                            :    Semi-arid

RAINFALL                                                                                          :    400 mm /year

ROAD NETWORK                        

TARRED                                                              :    48

 

 

EARTH AND GRAVEL                                   :   10.5km

WORK FORCE OF MUNICIPALITY                                       :     97

 

 

HOUSING UNITS:

LOW DENSITY                                                :        245

 

MEDIUM DENSITY                                        :         383

HIGH DENSITY                                                                :         1006

 

NUMBER OF SCHOOLS:[PUBLIC AND PRIVATE]

SECONDARY                                                     :               2

PRIMARY                                                           :               2

VOCATIONAL                                                   :               1

 

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS                            `                               :               1

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                   :               2

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                  :               3

WARDS                                                                                                :               15

COUNCILLORS                                                                                 :               15

 

 

 

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Project Name Description Location And Land Aspects
Development of Civic Centre Commercial Development in Civic Centre Area Located along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls Highway
Housing Development Low, Medium and High Density Development Beautiful land for residential development
Industrial Land for Industrial Development, eg Manufacturing, Mining supplies, etc Industrial zone
Truck Stop Development of Truck Stop ( Truck Stop to have accommodation facilities and  Restaurant ) Along the Bulawayo- Victoria Falls highway.
Partnership Investment Opportunities in WASH services

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Refuse Collection, provision of receptacles, rehabilitation and construction of WASH infrastructure through PPPs These services to be provided in the high. Medium. Low and industrial areas of the town.

 

 

1.     REASONS TO INVEST IN HWANGE LOCAL BOARD

 

  • Hwange has a reliable Railway line from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls and the railway line links up with Zambia
  • Hwange has a major highway, the Bulawayo – Victoria Falls Highway
  • Hwange is 80km from the Hwange National Park.
  • Hwange is home to major coal mining companies.

 

  1. APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERATION

 

  1. APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

 

THE TOWN SECRETARY

HWANGE LOCAL BOARD

P O BOX 140

HWANGE

E-mail – nmdlalose@gmail.com


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