Articles tagged 'zvorwadza'

Mugabe is daydreaming: Vendors 9 October 2017 HARARE - National Vendors Union Zimbabwe chairperson Sten Zvorwadza (pictured) has said President Robert Mugabe is “daydreaming” in his bid to ban street vending. Zvorwadza told the Daily News yesterday that they will not listen to Mugabe. “As the informal sector, we will not listen to such...
Zvorwadza Con-Court referral bid deferred 4 March 2017 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) chairperson Sten Zvorwadza and 13 of his members — charged following demonstrations against alleged municipal police corruption — were back in court yesterday anticipating a ruling on their application for referral of the matter to the Constitut...
No Xmas to celebrate: Vendors 23 December 2016 HARARE - Vendors say they will continue with their business as usual, despite the Christmas and New Year holidays. This comes as most Zimbabweans' holiday mood has been dampened by the escalating economic crisis, with scores struggling to get their hard-earned money from banks — waiting hours ...
Zvorwadza trial deferred to Feb 17 December 2016 HARARE - National Vendors Union leader Sten Zvorwadza will be back in court in February for trial continuation in a case he is accused of threatening to burn down a five-star hotel. Zvorwadza was demonstrating against Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko's prolonged stay at the Harare-based hotel...
Zvorwadza graft protest trial set for January 8 December 2016 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe chairperson Sten Zvorwadza will stand trial in January on charges stemming from his arrest with more than a dozen other activists while protesting alleged municipal police corruption. Zvorwadza, who has not been asked to plead to misdemeanour charges...
Protesters warn police against crushing demo 18 November 2016 HARARE - Protesters have warned law enforcement agents against crushing today's “mega demonstration”, saying the situation could spiral out of control if heavy-handed methods are used. National Vendors Union (Navuz leader) Sten Zvorwadza told a press conference yesterday that they have been in...
Mega anti-Mugabe demo going ahead 17 November 2016 HARARE - Organisers of tomorrow's much-hyped “mega demonstration” against President Robert Mugabe in Harare are on a collision course with the country's panicking authorities, vowing yesterday that they would go ahead with the mass protest without permission from the police. With Zimbabweans r...
Zvorwadza acquires helmet 10 October 2016 HARARE - Police should consider deploying new tactics during encounters with National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe chairperson Sten Zvorwadza who now spots a helmet. Zvorwadza's latest acquisition — a full face helmet — came after he was brutally assaulted by police officers while petitioning to ...
Zvorwadza's busy court schedule 10 October 2016 HARARE - Pro-democracy activist Sten Zvorwadza had a busy day at the Harare Magistrates' Courts on Wednesday as he hoped from one courtroom to another attending to three different cases. At 8am, the National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) chairperson appeared before the court answering to c...
Zimbos ignore govt demo ban 5 September 2016 HARARE - The spirit of defiance sweeping across the country is showing little sign of waning, with two rights lobby groups planning to hold daring demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu PF today, despite last week's police ban on protests in Harare. The National Ven...