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visit our location:
85 Denbigh Avenue, Belvedere
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Send us mail
info@zciea.org.zw
Phone Number
+263 242 740535

Economy

Economy

ZCIEA National President/StreetNet President Lorraine Sibanda’s Speech at 112th ILC Plenary Session in Geneva

StreetNet  Plenary Speech Speaker: Lorraine Sibanda Dear Chair, dear delegates of this Conference! My name is Lorraine Sibanda, I am the President of StreetNet International, a global alliance of street and market vendors with more than 20 years of existence, representing over 750 000 informal economy workers all over the

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Economy

ZCIEA Launches Membership Revamping and Recruitment Programme Across Territories

by Fungai Munetsi   The Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) is currently implementing a Membership Revamping and Recruitment Programme across 20 of its 46 territories. This initiative kicked off in Gutu on May 17th and subsequently proceeded to Zaka on May 18th, Macheke Territory on May 22nd, and

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Economy

ZCIEA WORKERS’ DAY MESSAGE

Every year on the 1st  of May, the world focuses on the needs and rights of workers. Workers and nations celebrate Workers’ Day in different ways. As we celebrate Workers’ Day this year, we sadly note the astronomical numbers of informal workers in Zimbabwe and the decent work deficits in

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Economy

ZCIEA Launches Research on Informal Trade Regulation by Local Authorities in Plumtree and Karoi

By Fungai Munetsi The Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA), in partnership with Women in Informal Employment Globalising and Organising (WIEGO), initiated a study on Informal Trade Regulations by Local Authorities in Plumtree on March 19, 2024. The research, spanning Plumtree and Karoi Territories, involved a scoping visit project

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Economy

ZCIEA Enhances Global Connections at HomeNet International Conference

by  Fungai  Munetsi The Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) took significant strides in strengthening global connections at the recent HomeNet International Conference held in Arusha, Tanzania from March 4th to 8th, 2024. ZCIEA's Kwekwe Territorial President, Melody Ndawana, played a pivotal role in sharing insights on empowering informal

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Economy

ZCIEA SADDENED BY BANNING OF VENDING IN HARARE CBD

ZCIEA is saddened by the Government ban of vending in Harare because not all vendors in the CBD are necessarily food vendors. However, acknowledge the purpose of this move which we request the government through local authorities to do a mobile CBD awareness raising of the ban and its intention.

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Economy

Empowering Vendors: Celebrating International Vendors Day and Advocating for Safer Working Environments and Formalization (To be a Vendor is not a crime)

The Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) stands united with the world in commemorating International Vendors Day. Each year on November 14th, we come together to honor and recognize the invaluable contributions made by street vendors, who are an integral part of the informal economy. This year, we celebrate

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Economy

Chitima Fruits and Vegetables Market catches fire

By Constance Chitombo Garikai fruit and vegetable market popularly known as Chitima caught fire on the 24th of June 2023 and destroyed groceries worth thousands of dollars. The incident left many people in Masvingo shocked as more than 50 groceries market stalls were burnt to ashes. The fire brigade services

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Economy

ZCIEA Expands Reach with New Chapter in Nyanyadzi’s Gudhanga Area

by Fungai Munetsi In a significant development, the Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) has established a new chapter in the Gudhanga area of Chisikaurayi Village in Nyanyadzi territory. On the 15th of June 2023, 50 workers and traders specializing in market gardening joined as new members. The successful

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