No Regulations For Hair Salons

FRANCISTOWN: Salon owners at the Francistown taxi and bus rank are being hounded out of business by illegal hairdressers who wait for customers at the entrances of the salons.

A hairdresser at The Loom Hair Salon, Florence Mlusadi, was the first to express her bitterness saying, they are barely surviving due to the illegal hairdressers, most of whom are Zimbabweans.

She is only able to make a pittance at the end of the day as competition from the Zimbabweans is throttling her business.
Mlusadi said that although they face competition from other hair salons, it is evident that the massive competition comes from the Zimbabweans.

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