Another Murambatsvina In Harare
7 June 2021

By A Correspondent- Zanu PF government has embarked on demolishing houses and shopping malls in Harare Metropolitan Province, Chitungwiza and Epworth.

On Friday last week, the authorities issued a three-day ultimatum on all informal traders operating and encroaching on road servitudes to stop operations.


  • The ultimatum lapsed yesterday and today councils working with the police started to demolish all the illegal structures belonging to those who ignored the ultimatum.
  • In Chitungwiza, scores of informal traders had already removed the structures while those who had not heeded the message had their illegal structures removed.
  • The demolitions started in St Mary’s and spread to other parts of Chitungwiza.