Articles tagged 'harare cbd'

Please do something on clamping fees 5 March 2018 EDITOR — I appeal to the City of Harare to reduce the amount that they charge for clamped vehicles. The amount being charged is just too much in this harsh economic environment. The council should revise the figure of $57 because that is just too much as many people cannot afford it. The...
Zanu PF to blame for CBD chaos 13 October 2017 HARARE - While over the years the MDC-led Harare City Council has been accused of promoting lawlessness in the central business district (CBD), President Robert Mugabe recently let the cat out of the bag when he revealed that it was actually his party officials who have been blocking the cleaning...
Econet partners City Parking 23 November 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's leading telecommunications operator, Econet, has partnered with Harare City Council's parking division, City Parking, in an innovation set to see motorists pay for parking space using EcoCash. In light of the country's cash shortages, most motorists have had their vehicles ...
Concern over piling garbage 28 October 2016 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC)'s environmental management committee has expressed concern at the mushrooming of refuse dumps across the city due to lack of collection in some places for nearly nine months. The Herbert Gomba-led committee said the increase in refuse dumps was because of the...
No takers for council vending stalls 22 August 2016 HARARE - Apart from sweating trainee security guards, the supposed to be vending market close to the Coke Corner along Seke road is empty as market stalls there remain unoccupied. Instead, the streets of Harare are still clogged with vendors — who block pavements as they desperately try to eke...
Million-man march to shut down capital 25 May 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF will today literally shut down the capital city as hordes of its supporters engage in a controversial “one million-man march” that will see them congregating at the so-called Robert Mugabe Square near the Harare Show Grounds. While today is Africa Day and therefore a public hol...
Harare vendors resist eviction 9 July 2015 HARARE - Municipal police officers yesterday attempted to remove vendors from Harare's city centre to alternative vending sites, igniting angry and sometimes violent clashes between the informal traders and the municipal law enforcement agents. The clashes raised the spectre of another crackdo...
Govt must avoid war with vendors 26 June 2015 HARARE - While the ultimatum given by government and local authorities for vendors to move off town and city streets expires today, we urge extra caution in order to minimise confrontation and the potential damage to property as well as danger to human lives their forced removal may pose. Rega...