VENDORS CHALLENGE DISMISSED

THE High Court has dismissed an application by more than
600 informal vendors in Bulawayo who were challenging Bulawayo City Council
(BCC)’s decision to close their vending sites at 5th Avenue market place in the
city centre.

The council, as part …

THE High Court has dismissed an application by more than 600 informal vendors in Bulawayo who were challenging Bulawayo City Council (BCC)’s decision to close their vending sites at 5th Avenue market place in the city centre. The council, as part of a raft of measures meant to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, in April relocated all vendors operating vending stalls in the area and

LOCKDOWN : ONLINE SALES TO THE RESCUE

THE Covid-19 induced lockdown has created a new group of
entrepreneurs selling their products online.

While selling products online is not a new phenomenon, a
few players in the business sector had embraced it in the country, but Covid-19
restrict…

THE Covid-19 induced lockdown has created a new group of entrepreneurs selling their products online. While selling products online is not a new phenomenon, a few players in the business sector had embraced it in the country, but Covid-19 restrictions have changed the way people conduct business. Bulawayo City Council (BCC) recently permanently closed some of the popular vending stalls in

WHY UNIFORMED FORCES ARE BEING PAID MORE : CHARAMBA

Government has dared union leaders, who are trying to whip
up emotions of civil servants instead of negotiating for their welfare, to join
politics and leave welfare negotiations to bona fide workers whose well-being
is of paramount importance to the…

Government has dared union leaders, who are trying to whip up emotions of civil servants instead of negotiating for their welfare, to join politics and leave welfare negotiations to bona fide workers whose well-being is of paramount importance to the Second Republic, a senior official has said. This comes as some union leaders, most of whom are sucking workers dry through monthly

MOTORISTS STUCK WITH FUEL COUPONS AS PRICES RISE

Fuel companies are once again trying to renege on fuel
coupons bought in advance by giving just 10 litres for the 20 litre coupons
following a surge in fuel prices after the alignment of retail prices to the
new auction exchange rate.

The same pro…

Fuel companies are once again trying to renege on fuel coupons bought in advance by giving just 10 litres for the 20 litre coupons following a surge in fuel prices after the alignment of retail prices to the new auction exchange rate. The same problem occurred early last year soon after fuel prices increased when excise duties were raised to bring retail prices into line with regional trends

NETONE BOSS REINSTATED, SACKED 24 HOURS LATER

NetOne chief executive officer Mr Lazarus Muchenje’s
turbulent tenure at the helm of the State-owned mobile telecommunications
company ended dramatically yesterday after he was fired barely 24 hours after
he was reinstated to the position.

Mr Much…

NetOne chief executive officer Mr Lazarus Muchenje’s turbulent tenure at the helm of the State-owned mobile telecommunications company ended dramatically yesterday after he was fired barely 24 hours after he was reinstated to the position. Mr Muchenje, who was suspended earlier this year, to pave way for investigations into suspected criminal abuse of office and fraud, was notified of the