By James Gwati-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has justified his ban on Kombis and said that they were polluting the environment.
Mnangagwa on Friday directed the police to arrest all other cars and Kombis they would have seen carrying passengers.
He said only ZUPCO should carry the commuting public.
This has been denounced by the public who are saying that the ZUPCO buses are not enough to cover the whole nation.
Defending his Kombi ban, Mnangagwa said Kombis were polluting the environment.
“President Mnangagwa noted that buses were also critical in reducing air pollution as they emitted less carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides compared with smaller vehicles,” Mnangagwa was quoted in the state media as saying.
The state media said the desire to lower emissions, said President Mnangagwa, was consistent with what was outlined in the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS 1), under the climate action