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Lockdown Restrictions To Be Relaxed For Informal Traders

Mutare municipality and ZRP officers take farmers products after defying Lockdown

Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Ezra Chadzamira said the government will soon relax its 21-day lockdown restrictions to allow informal traders to sell farm produce at designated market places.

Chadzamira made the remarks while addressing reporters at Benjamin Burombo building in Masvingo on Friday. He said:

Those who sell perishables are the most hard-hit and we understand their pain.

We are looking at the feasibility of allowing a small number of women to sell each day.

This follows reports that police officers seized and destroyed hundreds of kilograms of fresh farm produce in Mutare on Friday morning saying the traders were violating lockdown restrictions.

Meanwhile, the lockdown has negatively impacted the livelihoods of informal traders as most of them live from hand to mouth.


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