Rusape

KEY FACTS, GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC HIGHLIGHTS

Zimbabwe, strategically located in the heart of Southern Africa is home to the

Key Country Facts

Capital:                                                        Harare

Official Languages:                                         English, Ndebele and Shona

Currency:                                                      Multi Currency System

Dialling Code:                                               +263

Population (2012est.):

World Population Rank:

Population Growth Rate (2012):

Rank Population growth in Africa:

Literacy Rate:

 

SUMMARY INFORMATION ABOUT RUSAPE TOWN COUNCIL

MUNICIPAL STATUS GRANTED IN                                 : 1992 (Town Status)

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                            : 34 000 approx

TRANSIT POPULATION                                              : 2,000 approx

AREA (total surface area)                                           : 1,050 ha

ALTITUDE                                                               : 1,410mteres

CLIMATE                                                                 :  Region 2

RAINFALL                                                                : 172mm/per month ( seasonal)

ROAD NETWORK

TARRED                                               : 30KM         

WORK FORCE OF MUNICIPALITY

200    

HOUSING UNITS

LOW DENSITY                                      :  2 036

MEDIUM DENSITY                                 :  2 101

HIGH DENSITY                                      :  5 304

NUMBER OF SCHOOLS:[PUBLIC AND PRIVATE]

SECONDARY                                         : 7               

PRIMARY                                              : 10             

VOCATIONAL                               : 2     

HEALTH FACILITIES

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS               `                                                      : 1               

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                            : 3               

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                            : 7     

GOVERNANCE

WARDS                                                                   : 11             

COUNCILLORS                                                         : 11   

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

Project Name Description Location And Land Aspects
Development of the golf course. 1.    Development  and transfer of the Golf course under Triple p concept Mabvazuva Area
Upgrading of Vengere Stadium to PSL standards 1.    Upgrading Of Vengere Stadium to PSL standards under Triple p concept

 

Vengere
Quarry project 1.    Partnering  council in extraction of quarry and processing of quarry products Magamba extension
Mixed commercial use 1.    Construction of high rise shopping malls CBD
Tobacco Auctioning and processing 1.    Tobacco auctioning and processing Industry
Commercial Brick moulding and processing 1.    Commercial Brick molding and processing Industry
Fish farming 1.    Fish farming. Rusape Dam
Hotels and Hospitality Development 1.    Construction of hotels and conference Facilities. Crocodile  Area 5 ha

Overlooking Rusape Dam

Waste recycle 1.    Partner with council in Recycling waste industry
Urban renewal 1.    Building of modern flats vengere
Jam processing 1.    Processing of jam( fruits from Nyanga) Industry
Air strip 1.    Revival of air strip (Aerodrome) Rockingstone farm
Car sales 1.    Car sales Along Harare- Mutare Highway

 

 

REASONS TO INVEST IN RUSAPE

·         Situated at the intersection of Mutare -Harare and Nyanga highway.

·         Linked with National railway mode of transport.

·         Possibility of reviving airstrip.

·         Conducive environment for investments.

·         Investor friendly policies

·         Friendly residents

·         Cool weather

·         Abundance of scenic natural features

·         Approximately 90km to Nyanga resort

·         Nearer to Diana’s vow rock painting (2,000 year old)

·         Nearer to Beira port

·         Abundance of water

·         Abundance of tobacco farming activities

·         Up to date audited financial statements (Clean audit report).

·         Potential for urban expansion

·         Good and trafficable roads

·         Availability of potable water 24/7

·         Second largest Town in Manicaland

·         Constant population growth rate of 2.5%

·         Best Urban local authority in Zimbabwe [Financial management and corporate governance in 2017] (Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing)

·         Best Urban local Authority in Zimbabwe [Debt management and recovery] in 2016 (Innotec)

·         Best Urban Local Authority in Manicaland [Service delivery and social services] (ZNCC) 2017

·         Efficient billing system

·         Efficient Fire Brigade

·         Affordable and investor friendly rates.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING     INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERATION

1.   Investment proposal covering the following

 

·        Certificate of incorporation

·        Traceable reference

·        Tax clearance certificate

·        Availability of expertise

·        Proof of financial capacity

·        Project concept paper

 

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

 

THE TOWN SECRETARY

Rusape Town Council

No 398 Manda Avenue

Box 17

Rusape

ZIMBABWE