Econet Wireless said it is partnering Harare City Council to revamp Harare First Street.
The company will repave pavements and design clean family-friendly sitting areas with water features, children’s play area, translucent seats, benches, open air theatre sitting and solar phone charging ports. Econet also plans to redo the First Street Police Post by deploying an eco-friendly and energy efficient container with air-conditioning, surveillance monitoring screens with split view, patrol self-balancing electric scooters, coffee and water dispensers.
The announcement was made by Econet’s chief of staff, Mr Lovemore Nyatsinea at a breakfast meeting with stakeholders to launch the regeneration of the First Street Mall. Econet also plans to install street lighting with closed circuit television. They will also install street lights information booth surveillance system digital screens, Wi-Fi information booth, surveillance system, digital screens, Wi-Fi, police post pavements and kerbs sitting areas, landscaping and vending kiosks toilets bins.