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Press Statement

ZCIEA Applauds COVID-19 Vaccination Program that Target Informal Economy Workers and Traders as Safety Measures at their Workplaces.

PRESS RELEASE 1 July 2021 ZCIEA Applauds COVID-19 Vaccination Program that Target Informal Economy Workers and Traders as Safety Measures at their Workplaces. The Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) appreciates the pronouncement by the Government on the 24th of June 2021 that the Informal Economy should be vaccinated to ensure their safety and curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

ZCIEA PRESS STATEMENT ON THE DESTRUCTION OF VENDORS’ STALLS IN HARARE AND CHITUNGWIZA ON THE 7th OF JUNE 2021

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) is deeply saddened by the horrible, inhuman, and ruthless destruction of informal workers and vendors’ stalls along road servitude in Harare and Chitungwiza by the local authorities and the Zimbabwe Republic Police. As an organization that works with and represents informal economy workers across the country, ZCIEA sees this action as a silent form of harassment and torture of citizens who depend on informal economy work for survival. The rise of violence and harassment of informal workers and traders at their work is very disheartening in Zimbabwe.

ZCIEA STATEMENT ON THE RE-OPENING OF INFORMAL SECTOR OPERATIONS WITH A CONDITION OF REGISTRATION

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA ) do appreciate the re-opening of the Informal Economy Operations as directed by His Excellency President E.D. Mnangagwa on his phase 3 of level 2 lockdown national address. In his action points on the 11th of June 2020, The President said the Informal Sector is now allowed to operate on condition they register with their authorities first as part of the government efforts to formalise their operations.