Touts clashed with suspected Zanu PF youths who were trying to force kombi drivers to abandon a work stoppage claiming that the new fines of up to $100 were too steep.
Under Zimbabwean law, foreign and white-owned companies with assets of more than $500,000 must cede or sell a 51 percent stake to black nationals.
The council is now seeking tenders for the supply of canopies, bumpers and meg wheel at a cost of $22,000 for Mazda BT50s bought for council management last month.
The MDC formation led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has condemned reports that the government will soon export more elephants to China.
An indigenization levy that takes into account a rebate scoring system has been introduced under the new regulations that encourage indigenization in the form of economic empowerment credits.
The cash-strapped government has been struggling to pay salaries for its workers numbering about 550,000.
“There are many people in the queue and many people are dying, but there is nobody, no doctor, no help since yesterday. The whole day yesterday then the whole night and up to this hour now.”
“We were sent by the Holy Spirit to help those who eat from the bins or drink dirty water. We gather all of them for prayer ...”
Obert Masaraure and his lieutenants Pride Mukono and Robson Chere were later released into the custody of their lawyer Gift Mtisi of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights.
Professor Moyo said the caliber of leaders such as Zimbabwe’s late vice president and founding leader of the Zimbabwe African People’s Union, Joshua Nkomo, is lacking in today’s arena.
Charles Nyoni of Occupy Africa Unity Square, led by abducted political activist Itai Dzamara, says they have devised many ways of ensuring that the president leaves office.
Fischer Chiyanike, president of the United Nations Organization-Zimbabwe, told VOA Studio 7 the country has identified some of the achievable goals that can be initiated and implemented by communities.