Vendors relieve themselves in the open in Bulawayo CBD

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has expressed concern over the increasing practice of open defecation by vendors in the central business district (CBD) particularly in the streets and sanitary lanes. According to the latest council minutes, the local authority said the situation is particularly alarming in the wake of the ... Read More

Zanu-PF-linked space barons invade Bulawayo CBD

A GANG of suspected Zanu-PF space barons illegally parcelled out new vending bays to illegal traders in Bulawayo’s Central Business District (CBD) on Thursday this week. The bays were reportedly dished out at corner 5th Avenue and Josiah Tongogara Street. A shop owner who preferred to remain anonymous fearing victimisation ... Read More

Churches overrun Bulawayo CBD – Bulawayo24 News

STAKEHOLDERS in Bulawayo are concerned that a growing number of churches are taking over premises in the central business district (CBD) and industrial sites. Fears abound that this is seriously affecting the city’s economic wellbeing in terms of job creation and investment opportunities. The sound of machinery, which once characterised ... Read More

Zimbabwe govt bans CBD vendors over cholera

Government has banned vendors from operating in the central business districts (CBDs) of major cities in response to the cholera outbreak. Information minister Jenfan Muswere told journalists during a post-Cabinet briefing that the move is part of a comprehensive effort to contain the spread of the waterborne disease. “Government directs ... Read More

Bulawayo bans pushcarts in CBD

The government has granted approval for Bulawayo City Council (BCC)’s clamping and tow-away by-laws, which now include the prohibition of pushcarts in the central business district (CBD) among other offenses. Winston Chitando, the Minister of Local Government and Public Works, announced the amendment of the by-laws through Statutory Instrument (SI) ... Read More