Service Stations Discharging Effluent into Water System

By Munesu Nyakudya Some Harare industrial and commercial properties, many of them service stations, are discharging their trade effluent directly into the city’s municipal sewerage system without pre-treatment according to Council. This practice is in violation of EMA provisions which order that such effluent must be pre-treated to the satisfaction of a local authority before…

Time Up for Police Roadblocks

By Munesu Nyakudya Many of the acute Covid19 restrictions that have been in place since March are all but removed now. All formal and informal workers have returned to their work stations and travelling without a letter is longer a hassle. Schools have opened and life has literally gone back to normal. Almost. However police…

Kombis Return to the Streets

By Correspondent Some errant kombis have started sneaking back into the streets pirating by using roads which have no police roadblocks. The kombis are capitalizing on transport challenges being faced by commuters who are having a hard time getting transport to work. In high-density suburbs such as Warren Park and Kuwadzana, the kombis usually ply…

Shopping Malls Demand Rent During Lockdown

By Correspondent Shopping mall owners in the Central Business District (CBD) have continued charging and demanding monthly payment of rentals from their tenants despite the closure of the shops. The owners say that their sector is independent of the invoked Statutory Instrument 96 (Temporary Measures) (Deferral of Rent and Mortgage Payments During National Lockdown) Regulations,2020,…