When Cities, Towns Plan Themselves, Chaos Becomes the Order

By Cyril Zenda

IN 2006, a rogue City of Harare municipal police officer who had been on French leave on full pay for more than six years decided to stretch his luck further.

Having committed a number of crimes -- including attempted murder -- with impunity -- he decided that time had come for him to upgrade from the lowly regarded high-density suburb of Glen Norah.

After surveying the city, he settled for an open space along Clavering Road in Malbereign.

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