A BULAWAYO-BASED member of an apostolic sect appeared in court yesterday charged with turning his six children aged between seven and 14 years into vendors instead of sending them to school.
Recently I took a leisurely stroll through the streets of Harare.
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.
Masvingo City Council yesterday vowed to comply with government’s directive to drive out all illegal vendors operating in the central business district despite fierce resistance by vendors’ associations
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 to designated sites.
INFORMAL traders under the banner of Zimbabwe Informal Sector Organisation (Ziso) on Friday filed an urgent High Court application seeking to interdict government from using the military in a planned street clean-up exercise.
BULAWAYO United Residents’ Association (Bura) has appealed to the local authority to clamp down on vendors who are using loud hailers to advertise wares saying they are contributing to noise pollution.
BULAWAYO City Council has given vendors the green light to operate in the city centre to avoid running battles between traders and the city authorities, Southern Eye has learnt.
VENDORS in Gweru have reportedly taken advantage of the ongoing council workers’ strike and grabbed all public toilets in the city where they are now charging for use of public toilets in the central business district and pocketing the money.
BULAWAYO mayor Martin Moyo is today expected to engage vendors on a number of issues that include the contentious allocation of licences, bays and harassment of traders by municipal police.