Tag: vendors

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Multimedia: Vendors brace for war

A POTENTIALLY explosive fight is looming in Harare today as thousands of vendors yesterday vowed to resist a government directive to relocate to “dusty” sites. Town Clerk Tendai Mahachi insisted…

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Vendors defy police as deadline nears

HUNDREDS of informal traders operating at undesignated sites in Harare yesterday defied a police ban and breached an anti-riot police barricade as they marched towards Parliament Building where they presented…

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Vendors appeal for Friday deadline extension

VENDORS operating at undesignated sites in the country’s central business districts have appealed for an extension of their June 26 deadline claiming the new sites identified by the local authorities…

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Byo holds stakeholders’ meeting with vendors

TOP Bulawayo City Council officials are expected to hold a crunch stakeholders’ meeting with vendors in the city today to discuss the emotive issue of informal trading and move them…

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Vendors suffer court blow

High Court judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta has dismissed an application by street vendors seeking to interdict the government from forcibly evicting them from undesignated vending sites in various cities and…

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Inside Mbare’s filthy sausage factory

The Standard recently ran a story of street butcheries selling sausages under unhygienic conditions. The source of the sausages were unknown and their storage facilities questionable. Last week we tracked…

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Vendors score court victory

STREET vendors operating at undesignated sites in all the country’s urban centres heaved a sigh of relief yesterday when High Court judge Justice Felistas Chatukuta interdicted government from forcibly evicting…

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We should sympathise with vendors: Mayor

HARARE mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has conceded that the increase of vendors in the city had overwhelmed council and that Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo was working on a lasting solution…


Informal traders fear repeat of Murambatsvina

The Zimbabwe Informal Sectors’ Organisation (Ziso) fears the government will repeat the infamous Operation Murambatsvina/Operation Restore Order of 2005 that left hundreds of thousands homeless if it heeds calls to…

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More vending sites for Harare

Harare City Council and the Informal traders Association have partnered to restore sanity in the city by providing more vending sites.