Mayhem As Police, Vendors Clash in Zimbabwe Capital

Police were forced to call for reinforcements as vendors fought back with stones, following their eviction from the Harare CBD and the confiscation of their goods. This follows government measures to control the spread of cholera in the country.

  • Zimbabwe:   Chaos as Police, Vendors Clash

    New Zimbabwe, 21 September 2018

    For the umpteenth time, a joint operation to rid the capital's streets of illegal vendors between the police and Harare City Council failed Thursday as the defiant traders were… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Heed Govt Ban On Vending - Minister

    The Herald, 21 September 2018

    Home Affairs Minister Ambassador Cain Mathema has urged members of the public to heed Government directives to end vending in central business districts countrywide to curb the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Street Vendors Vow to Resist Evictions From City Spots

    New Zimbabwe, 16 September 2018

    Street vendors and market stall holders in Harare's CBD have vowed to return to their vending spots even after the state unleashed regular and municipal police Saturday to drive… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

    263Chat, 14 September 2018

    The Harare City Council has told vendors operation in the streets of Harare to "voluntarily" move off the streets starting tomorrow morning as the city tries to fight cholera which… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Race Against Time to Curb Cholera

    Zimbabwe Independent, 14 September 2018

    Stewart Murambiwa's snow-white teeth appear too big for his mouth; his arms and limbs look like they belong to a little boy and not the 27-year-old man he is. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Vendors Urged to Get Off the Streets

    The Herald, 15 September 2018

    Harare City Council and the National Vendors' Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) yesterday appealed to all illegal vendors to leave the streets voluntarily to buttress efforts to contain… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Harare City Council Raids Vendors

    Zimbabwe Standard, 16 September 2018

    Harare City Council and the national police yesterday launched raids against vendors in the central business district after pleas for the informal traders to leave the streets due… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Evictions No, Dialogue Yes-Chiwundura Rural Informal Traders

    263Chat, 13 September 2018

    There was a huge turnout for Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET)'s Community/Street Parliament Session which was held in Chiwundura Rural on Tuesday… Read more »


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