Speaking at a ceremony to officially open parkade elevators at the corner of Julius Nyerere Way and Jason Moyo Avenue yesterday, Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni urged City Park to reduce the penalty for one to have their vehicle unclamped.
He said residents were complaining that the $57 they have to pay to have their cars unclamped was unaffordable. Said Manyenyeni:
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By remarking about that, I am challenging management to work around a review of that figure. It must be worked around together with understanding and perception that the central business district (CBD) is congested in terms of motor vehicles and it must be de-congested. One of the ways to de-congest it is to make it progressively unattractive to park in the city centre, pushing 500 metres away, one kilometre away so that you park at cheaper sites away from the city centre.
Bernard (Ben) Manyenyeni, the former Mayor of Harare, is a Zimbabwean business executive, politician and MDC-T member. As a businessman, his career spans over 25 years in the financial services sector, largely managing group pension funds. He was the Mayor of Harare from 2013 to... Read More About Bernard Manyenyeni
Harare (formerly Salisbury) is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes of the BSAC who sent the Pioneer Column in 1890. The name was changed... Read More About Harare
Jason 'JZ' Ziyaphapha Moyo was veteran nationalist leader who served during the liberation struggle in Rhodesia. He was born in 1927 and died on 22 January 1977 in a parcel bomb explosion in Zambia. Moyo was trained builder and carpenter who joined the trade union... Read More About Jason Moyo