No Teapots At Mugg & Bean Avondale

Harare has recently seen a rash of new big name franchises open, mostly coming from south of the Limpopo. KFC, News Cafe, Ocean Basket and Mugg & Bean have all opened fairly recently, and we always like to get feedback from their customers. Here is one interesting account of an experience at the newest arrival, Mugg…

ZESA Marlborough Goes Dark

We have received this extremely disturbing post from Lester Mashava in Harare; I am a resident of Marlborough, I live along Adylin Road. Our part of the city had a freak storm on Saturday the 7th of February in the afternoon. Since that time our area Adylin and surrounding areas, Lower and Upper Hampden and Adylin…

City Link introduces online booking (updated)

Updated below Sandiswe Bhule has been using City Link coaches a lot, and has some praise to share about their service and booking system; My friends, family and I travel a lot between Bulawayo and Harare and because I am the youngest they ALWAYS task me with the duty of booking tickets for everyone. Between December and…

ZIMRA causing chaos at Beitbridge

There is chaos currently brewing at Beitbridge border post. According to our source, ZIMRA have a new directive where only one bus is searched at one time, and that has created long queues on the Zimbabwean side. People are upset with the way Zimra officials are going about their duties, buses hav bn here 4…

Econet Airtime Still Disappears

Updated below I have recently experienced a massive loss while using Econet Wireless data bundles. This included around 200 Mb which disappeared in an hour for no apparent reason. Apparently I am not the only one having trouble with Econet in this regard, as there seem to be a few more twitter complaints than usual….

ZRP Schedule of Fines & Contact Numbers

Zimbabwe Republic Police National WhatsApp Number +263782475000‬ Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Inspector Muhoni has brought good news to many motorists who are forced to pay unscrupulous fines by police. The police boss has revealed that anyone who is made to pay a fine at a traffic roadblock and is not sure how much he should have…

Pick n Pay Arundel May Overcharge You

Updated below We received this anonymous tip from a highly disgruntled Pick n Pay customer at Arundel Village. So, my wife is always on my case about me not checking shopping receipts to make sure everything is kosher. I never do, even after having witnessed her correct a wrong barcode and price here and there….

Harare Drivers Using Cycle Lanes

The photos below were taken at 0730hrs on Simon Mazorodze Road. This is opposite Lyons, about two hundred meters from Star FM, and in full view of ZRP Traffic Police. On the left, you can clearly see what is a cycle lane. Drivers are using that from the opposite direction, and cutting across the traffic lane….

ZOL Fibre Never Materialised

With all the Fiber (or Fibre, depending on which company it is) adverts on our street-corners, it’s good to get some practical feedback from users. One contributor tried to connect to ZOL’s fiber internet offering, and it did not work out so well. She ended up getting a refund: $150 later the ZOL experience has…

Govt finally drafts Consumer Protection Bill

The government of Zimbabwe has finally drafted a Consumer Protection Bill. This will result in the establishment of a Consumer Court and a Consumer Protection Commission, a development that is sure to empower consumers. The Consumer Protection Bill will be launched by the Minister of Industry and Commerce on Wednesday in an event at Meikles Hotel. This is a…