LATEST: Vendors removed from streets

A vendor carries her goods in a sack as the Harare City Council removes illegal vendors today.

A vendor carries her goods in a sack as the Harare City Council removes illegal vendors today.

Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter
Harare City Council has today started moving illegal vendors off the streets to designated sites which were created by council.

Police and their Municipal counterparts restore order. All pictures by Innocent Makawa

Police and their Municipal counterparts restore order. All pictures by Innocent Makawa

Meanwhile, some vendors exchanged blows at the corner of Chinhoyi Street and Speke Avenue as a result of double allocation of vending booths at the site by council to fruit and fashion vendors.

Vendors argue after the City Council double allocated vending booths.

Vendors argue after the City Council double allocated vending booths.

The fashion vendors who were removed from Rezende Street and Speke Avenue went to Copacabana Bus Rank to wrestle the vending  booths from the fruit vendors who had already set up shop resulting in an altercation which saw some vendors exchanging blows.

Some vendors plot their next move.

Some vendors plot their next move.

Newly appointed Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Cde Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday vowed to end lawlessness in Harare and other local authorities saying he wants to see the upholding of law and good administration of both rural and urban areas.

Vendors being removed from the streets of Harare today.

Vendors being removed from the streets of Harare today.

Details to follow….

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