Council Goes After 4th Street Vendors

By Correspondent Harare City Council has warned informal traders at the famous 4th Street bus rank to demolish their vending stalls before it carries out operations. In a public notice released this week Council said some space barons were now illegally renting out space at the site. “Council has noted with concern the invasion of […]

New Penalties For Chitungwiza Vendors

By Own Correspondent Cash-strapped Chitungwiza Municipality has introduced a raft of measures to deal with illegal activities in the town including charging US$1 per day to all illegal vendors. In a statement, the local authority said it will also be charging a US$5 penalty fee for those selling sofas sprouting across the dormitory town. “Chitungwiza […]

Mbare Violence Was A Matter Of Time

By Correspondent In 2019 Harare City Council approached the Joint Operations Command (JOC) to assist it in the collection of rentals at its Mupedzanhamo and Coca Cola  vending sites. The City’s Mayor Herbert Gomba said they had been trying to collect revenue but had failed due to the presence of Mafia-like cartels with political connections […]