Articles tagged 'national vendors union of zimbabwe'

Vendors edgy over polls dispute 17 August 2018 HARARE - Vendors have made an impassioned plea for the speedy resolution of the presidential election results dispute saying it is adversely affecting their business. The National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) called on all Zimbabweans to leave behind the country's recent political turmoil...
Vendors interface: ED in no-show 27 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa was in no-show at an interface meeting with vendors in Harare yesterday. The event, which was organised by National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) chairperson Sten Zvorwadza, saw only a few informal traders pitching up, collecting Zanu PF T-shirts and l...
Zvorwadza is spared jail over Mnangagwa name-dropping 27 July 2018 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) president Sten Zvorwadza was yesterday told to prioritise court business after he sought a postponement of his attempted arson trial to go and meet with President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Zvorwadza is being accused of threatening to burn down a lo...
Vendors demand compensation 12 March 2018 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) plans to launch a campaign across the country demanding that government compensates vendors who fell victim to police brutality. The union's executive director, Alphonce Haruzivishe, claimed that there are vendors who have been maimed, while ...
Zvorwadza arrested over Daily News story 12 October 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean police on Tuesday arrested Stendrick Zvorwadza, a pro-democracy campaigner and charged him with undermining authority or insulting President Robert Mugabe. He was arrested by detectives from Harare Central Police Station's Law and Order Section. Zvorwadza, who is the cha...
Zvorwadza seeks Con-Court referral 14 February 2017 HARARE - Vendors' leader, Sten Zvorwadza, and 13 alleged accomplices yesterday gave notice of intention to have their public disorder case referred to the Constitutional Court (Con-Court). The group — charged with disorderly conduct in a public place following a July 16, 2016 demonstration aga...
Vendors petition ministers over HCC blitz 2 February 2017 HARARE - The National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) has petitioned government ministers and the police to block Harare City Council (HCC)'s blitz against them. Council and the police launched a blitz to drive vendors out of the Harare CBD as part of desperate measures to contain a typhoid ...
Typhoid outbreak: Vendors resist ban 7 January 2017 HARARE - Harare vendors are resisting the move by government to ban fruit and vegetable hawking arguing it is insensitive to the struggling poor. National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) chairperson Sten Zvorwadza said government has failed to create jobs, forcing long-suffering citizens to ...
Vendors leader Zvorwadza acquitted 13 December 2016 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) president Sten Zvorwadza yesterday leapt with joy as he exited the magistrates' court following an acquittal on disorderly conduct charges that emanated from a 2013 incident. Harare magistrate Vongai Guwuriro acquitted the pro-democracy activ...
Zvorwadza gets international support for demos 14 November 2016 HARARE - After spending more than three weeks in the Diaspora, militant leader of the National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) Sten Zvorwadza says he now has the resources to hold sustainable demonstrations until the President Robert Mugabe led government crumbles. There has been a lull in d...
Zvorwadza faces 3 trials in one day 2 October 2016 HARARE - Militant chairperson of the National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) Sten Zvorwadza will on October 5, attend three different court hearings, as the State seeks to nail him. At 8am Zvorwadza will appear before Harare magistrate Tendai Rusinahama for continuation of a case he is accu...
Vendors chair abducted, left for dead 29 September 2016 HARARE - The National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) — led by the forceful anti-President Robert Mugabe activist, Sten Zvorwadza — has claimed that its Harare chairperson, Kudakwashe Kambakunje, was “abducted and brutally assaulted by suspected State security agents” on Tuesday. Zvorwadza s...
Fresh violence shakes Harare 28 September 2016 HARARE - Deadly violence rocked Harare once again yesterday, as police fought running battles with supposed rioting vendors in the capital city's central business district — amid stunning claims that the troublemakers in fact belonged to a faction of President Robert Mugabe's warring Zanu PF part...
Police leave activist for dead 19 August 2016 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) chairperson Sten Zvorwadza was yesterday admitted in hospital after heavily-armed police brutally attacked him while he was protesting at the Harare Central Police Station. Zvorwadza was demonstrating against police's ruthless actions on vend...
Vendors vow to bring down Mugabe 23 July 2016 HARARE - The National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) has vowed to escalate protests against President Robert Mugabe until he steps down. Navuz chairperson, Stern Zvorwadza, said Mugabe and his administration are “clueless” and “abused Zimbabwean citizens”. “...we are going to continue wi...
Vendor unionists freed on bail 17 July 2016 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe chairperson Sten Zvorwadza and 13 of his members arrested on Friday following demonstrations against alleged municipal police corruption were released on $50 bail each yesterday. The vendors appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa charg...
Police arrest 14 in clashes with vendors 16 July 2016 HARARE - Riot police yesterday fired teargas to fend off marauding vendors following the arrest of 13 officials and their chairman during clashes in central Harare. Vendors had gathered at Harare Town House where they were demonstrating against what they alleged was gross corruption by municip...
Zim reduced to nation of vendors 4 May 2015 HARARE - Despite threats by urban local authorities to remove vendors from central business districts as a way of decongesting and cleaning up the country’s increasingly dingy towns — especially the capital city Harare — street traders say they will stay put in the areas where they are currently ...
Vendors slam 'selfish' VP Mphoko, Chombo 4 February 2015 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) yesterday slammed Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko and Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo, branding the two Zanu PF officials selfish day-dreamers out of touch with reality. Chombo over the weekend declared that vendors should be remo...