Bleak future for informal traders

Bleak future for informal traders

By Edward Mukaro INFORMAL traders who are in the Embroidery sector have been left exposed to abject poverty by the Covid-19 lockdown as they cannot export their products to neighbouring South Africa, as the rainbow nation has closed its borders in order to curb the spread of the scourge that has accounted for the loss of hundreds of thousands of people, globally. In a survey conducted by The BusinessConncet, in Harare, most of the shops that were once a hive of activity such as Bart House, along Cameroon street have…

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Making it in a man’s world

Making it in a man’s world

By Edward Mukaro GROWING up in the dusty roads of Kuwadzana, in Harare, some 37 years ago, Caroline Masvingise Godzengere’s parents would never have imagined that she would one day blossom up to become a role model, not only for her own children, but for the world particularly women who are having to literally ‘man-up’, in an otherwise man’s world. While most people of her generation are seized with self-pitying while mourning about a bad economy that has provided little opportunities to make it out of the ghetto; Caroline realized…

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