TWO unidentified Harare vendors fought over a prime selling spot close to street preachers along First Street on Monday.

The fight attracted a small crowd before they were restrained by other vendors and illegal money changers.

First Street has become a mass market, with the Council ignoring the invasion by vendors.

This has led to the corner of First Street and Speke Avenue becoming a popular street pulpit for preachers, particularly from Bible colleges.

The street preachers attract sizeable crowds, depending on the sermons, and vendors hope to attract the same people to buy their wares.

“Ukuda kundijairira, bvisa zvinhu zvako panzvimbo yangu inoyera,” one of the vendors said before they engaged in a fist fight.

A bible college student told H-Metro:

“This place has become a learning point for Bible College students.

“There is a subject called Homiletics where a preacher’s message is followed from how he begins and develops his message until he concludes by making an appeal to those wanting to convert or renew their relationship with God.”