Is This The End of Kombis?

By Correspondent The Covid-19 lockdown restrictions came down hard with a swiftness that easily and effectively pushed out commuter omnibuses in a manner which authorities have tried before and failed. Council and government have been agitating and pushing to remove the private transport players from the roads accusing them of disorder and carnage within the…

Why Are People Still Gathering?

By Correspondent The new Level 2 Covid-19 regulations have maintained that gatherings of people above 50 are still prohibited but politicians and donors continue defying the directive endangering the health of many. (Hatfield residents gather for food donations) It would be expected that most donation activities be held in appropriate manner that adheres to the…

Vendors Trickle Back, Defying Lockdown

By James Martin. A number of vendors have started flocking back into the Central Business District in a clear violation of government’s level two lock down regulations. Zimbabwe has lost four people to Covid19 while 5 have recovered and as of 6 May 2020, it had 35 active Covid19 cases out of more 15 000 cumulative tests conducted. President Emmerson…

Demolitions Hailed for Bringing Order

By Correspondent Informal traders and vendors were not benefitting the Norton Town Council (NTC) and revenue will actually improve in the aftermath of demolitions, an NTC official has said. Speaking to one local publication Reggie Gavara, the NTC Public Relations Officer, says they was a lot corruption which now has no room to thrive following…

Demolitions to Continue, Ruled as Legal

By James Martin The Ministry of Local Government and Public Works has ordered the resumption of demolitions of Small and Medium Enterprises’ informal structures in urban centres countrywide. This follows a final court ruling that the demolitions are legal. A week ago Chitungwiza Residents Trust and Kushinga Epworth Residents Association won a temporary interdict against…