PICTURES: Byo vendors, Woza demostrate against ban

Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo banned vedning on urban streets and gave a June 26 deadline for traders to vacate pavements. Bulawayo streets continue with business as usual. See Below:

Pictures: By Benson Dube

A customer picks avocados from a vendor on a pavement along Herbert Chitepo Street, Bulawayo, on the June 26 ban on urban vendors set by Ignatius Chombo

A customer picks avocados from a vendor on a pavement along Herbert Chitepo Street, Bulawayo, on the June 26 ban on urban vendors set by Ignatius Chombo

A man sells  roasted mealies on a pavement along 11th Avenue, Bulawayo, despite the June 26 ban on street vending in urban areas

A man sells roasted mealies on a pavement along 11th Avenue, Bulawayo, despite the June 26 ban on street vending in urban areas

A shoe vendors sells items on the pavement along Leopard Takawira Avenue, Bulawayo, when traders should have vacated streets

A shoe vendors sells items on the pavement along Leopard Takawira Avenue, Bulawayo, when traders should have vacated streets

Cloth vendors sell along 5 Avenue, Bulawayo, despite the June 26 deadline for them to vacate streets as ordered by Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo

Cloth vendors sell along 5 Avenue, Bulawayo, despite the June 26 deadline for them to vacate streets as ordered by Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo

Magodonga Mahlangu (left) and Jenniffer Williams lead vendors and Woza members during a demonstration at Bulawayo City Hall against June 26 ban on urban street vending

Magodonga Mahlangu (left) and Jenniffer Williams lead vendors and Woza members during a demonstration at Bulawayo City Hall against June 26 ban on urban street vending

Vending occurs on the streets of Bulawayo despite the Ignatius Chombo June 26 ban on vending on urban centre streets

Vending occurs on the streets of Bulawayo despite the Ignatius Chombo June 26 ban on vending on urban centre streets

Vendor and Woza demonstrate at the Bulawayo City Hall against ban on urban street vending on June 26

Vendor and Woza demonstrate at the Bulawayo City Hall against ban on urban street vending on June 26

Vendors display goods on the pavement along Herbert Chitepo Street, Bulawayo, on the June 26 deadline to vacate streets

Vendors display goods on the pavement along Herbert Chitepo Street, Bulawayo, on the June 26 deadline to vacate streets

Women display products for sale on the pavement along Herbert Chitepo Street, Bulawayo, on June 26

Women display products for sale on the pavement along Herbert Chitepo Street, Bulawayo, on June 26

Zimbabwe Republic Police officers monitor Bulawayo streets during the Woza demonstration against ban on street vending at Bulawayo City Hall on June 26

Zimbabwe Republic Police officers monitor Bulawayo streets during the Woza demonstration against ban on street vending at Bulawayo City Hall on June 26

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