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Tollgates for rural roads?

27 November 2014 | 1019 Views
THE cash-strapped Zimbabwe government will in the near future introduce more tollgates on the country's roads despite the resistance from the motoring public. The new tollgates will also target rural...
by Staff reporter

Zinara eyes 9 toll plazas by year end

12 November 2014 | 3699 Views
The Zimbabwe National Road Administration targets to complete the construction of nine toll plazas along the Plumtree -Mutare highway by year end. Acting chief executive Engineer Moses Ju...
by Staff reporter

Illegal 'toll gate' in Harare

09 October 2014 | 4290 Views
In a typical case of jumping from a frying pan to a boiling pot, commuter bus crews and motorists who are evading police roadblocks along Chiremba Road in Harare are driving straight into an unofficia...
by Staff reporter

Govt lights up tollgate to scare wild animals

25 September 2014 | 2565 Views
Government has provided lighting equipment to scare away wild animals at the toll gate after Hwange towards Victoria Falls.Transport and Infrastructural Development deputy minister Petronella ...
by Staff Reporter

Tollgate fees not enough, says Zinara

23 September 2014 | 1811 Views
Money being collected from tollgates is inadequate to rehabilitate the country's roads, the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) said yesterday. Zinara officials said this when they...
by Farirai Machivenyika

Govt to establish 30 more tollgates

18 September 2014 | 3068 Views
Government plans to establish 30 more tollgates, bringing the number to to raise more money to develop infrastructure, Herald reported.About $3 million is raised monthly from tollgates and...
by Staff Reporter

Two more toll gates open

01 September 2014 | 5981 Views
Government has operationalised two toll plazas which were constructed as part of the ongoing US$206 million Plumtree-Bulawayo-Harare-Mutare road rehabilitation project.The Ministry of Transpor...
by Staff Reporter

Limpopo Bridge toll fees increased

30 August 2014 | 3530 Views
Motorists travelling to South Africa will now have to fork out more after government gazetted new toll fees for the New Limpopo Bridge.According to a notice in the latest Government Gazett...
by Staff reporter

Colgate Total in trouble over cancer links

22 August 2014 | 4194 Views
Colgate Total, has come under scrutiny for containing a chemical with links to cancer.Triclosan, one of the active ingredients in Colgate Total, has been under contention for over a decade, wi...
by health24.com

Govt dips into tollgate fees to pay civil servants salaries

14 August 2014 | 4186 Views
GOVERNMENT, which controversially hiked tollgate fees by 100 percent less than a month ago, has been diverting funds earmarked for road development towards payment of civil servants salaries, the Fina...
by Staff Reporter

Lions terrorise Zinara officials at tollgate

03 August 2014 | 5407 Views
Zimbabwe National Roads Administration officials manning a tollgate in Hwange are living in fear of a pride of lions that is roaming the area.The lions, believed to have strayed from Hwange Na...
by Staff reporter

MPs exempted from tollgate fees

30 July 2014 | 2638 Views
Legislators have been exempted from paying tollgate fees.This follows a request tabled by parliamentarians seeking an exemption ostensibly because they would be performing parliamentary duties...
by Staff reporter

Salarygate audits plan at an advanced stage

19 July 2014 | 2106 Views
Zimbabwe's Comptroller and Auditor General's Office is in the final stages of consultations to commence a series of special audits into the salaries scam that rocked the country at the beginning of th...
by Staff reporter

Obert Mpofu speaks on new tollgate fees

19 July 2014 | 2365 Views
TRANSPORT minister Obert Mpofu on Friday said the recent 100% increase in tollgate fees is aimed at improving the country's road network and infrastructure.Speaking to Southern Eye on the side...
by Staff Reporter

Zim motorists devise strategies to evade new toll fees

17 July 2014 | 5379 Views
The recent toll hike by government has seen motorists devising new strategies to evade paying at the tollgates.Many motorists in the city and surrounding areas are risking their cars by using ...
by Staff reporter

Court throw out toll fees challenge

15 July 2014 | 1674 Views
The High Court yesterday threw out a toll fees challenge by a group of lawyers, paving way for the Zimbabwe National Road Administration to continue implementing the Statutory Instrument that effe...
by Staff reporter

'No bus-fare hikes'

14 July 2014 | 1847 Views
Public transport operators have moved to dispel reports that a steep increase in bus fares is imminent.The Coaches and Bus Operators Association (CBOA) on Sunday came out in support of governm...
by Staff reporter

Toll gate fees hike, High court judgement postponed

11 July 2014 | 2277 Views
The High court on Friday postponed judgement in the matter where Zimbabwe lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) are challenging the 100 percent hike of tollgate fees, announced by the government this week....
by Tichaona Sibanda

'Going to court won't stop toll hike,' says Zinara

11 July 2014 | 1488 Views
THE Zimbabwe National Roads Administration will go ahead with charging the new toll fees announced last week which effected an increase of 100 percent in some cases, despite the application filed at ...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Obert Mpofu taken to court over tollgate fees

09 July 2014 | 5230 Views
RIGHTS group, the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), on Wednesday approached the High Court in a bid to force government to reverse a 100 percent toll gate fee increase announced early this wee...
by Staff reporter

Toll-gate fees to transform road networks

09 July 2014 | 2784 Views
The recent 100% increase in toll-fees by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development has spurred controversy among key stakeholders in the transport sector. Nonetheless, it is prude...
by Suitable Kajau

Doubling Toll gate fees is a vicious circle that will hurt the poor without changing anything

05 July 2014 | 1813 Views
Since the rigged 2013 elections the national economy has taken a nose dive leaving the regime struggling to pay civil servant wages much less anything else. The regime has resorted to all kinds o...
by Wilbert Mukori, Secretary General Zimbabwe Social Democrats

Beitbridge border toll fees slashed by 300%

30 June 2014 | 3992 Views
THE government has slashed toll fees charged on all types of vehicles using the New Limpopo Bridge linking Zimbabwe and South Africa by about 30 percent, bringing relief to transporters. Acco...
by Farai Kuvirimirwa

Tollgate fee fight looms, lawyers mulling legal challenge

29 June 2014 | 2097 Views
HUMAN rights lawyers are mulling a legal challenge to proposals to hike tollgate fees by 50%.They say the government must first fully account for the money it has been collecting from the road...
by Staff reporter

Tollgate workers to flee

26 June 2014 | 5141 Views
ZINARA officers stationed at a tollgate between Hwange and Victoria Falls close the facility every night fearing attacks by wild animals, including elephants and predators that roam the area.T...
by Leonard Ncube

Zinara targets 14 additional tollgates

23 June 2014 | 2786 Views
Government will this year commission 14 additional tollgates on highways across the country under a broad fund raising initiative for road upgrades and construction. A senior official in t...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF cabinet approves urban toll gates

07 June 2014 | 2202 Views
Cabinet has approved the setting up of toll gates in urban areas as part of government's efforts to raise funds for the rehabilitation of national roads, the minister of Transport and Infrastructural ...
by Staff reporter

Obert Mpofu defends toll fees increase

06 June 2014 | 3041 Views
TRANSPORT, Communication and Infrastructural Development Minister Dr Obert Mpofu has justified an imminent increase in toll fees by almost 100 percent, saying it would result in better roads  in...
by Pamela Shumba

Toll fees to go up by 100%

05 June 2014 | 3822 Views
Government has increased toll fees by almost 100% in a bid to raise funds for road rehabilitation, a Cabinet minister has said.Transport minister, Obert Mpofu confirmed the development Wednesd...
by Staff reporter

Diplomatic vehicles to pay tollgate fees

29 May 2014 | 2740 Views
Diplomatic missions and international organisations accredited to Zimbabwe are now required to pay tollgate fees in a move aimed at increasing the country's revenue. Tollgates were introdu...
by Staff reporter

Tollgate staff cries foul

25 April 2014 | 3075 Views
THE Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has been rocked by a labour dispute with employees manning its tollgates after the road company allegedly breached its contractual agreement over sa...
by Staff reporter

$600m lost to salarygate fat cats

11 April 2014 | 1918 Views
Executives in State-linked firms gobbled $600 million in salaries and allowances since 2009 and $133 million last year alone.The money was pocketed by 3 000 individuals who sat on boards or we...
by Felex Share

Tollgate employees nabbed over fraud

31 March 2014 | 5661 Views
Police have arrested 4 Zinara tolling officers who are accused of defrauding the road authority in a tollgate voucher scam. The 4 - Stewart Sihlangu from Waterfalls, Annie Wadzanai Muridzi...
by Staff reporter

Salarygate - Zimbabweans sold a dummy

28 March 2014 | 3951 Views
The public outrage over the so-called Salarygate scandal is very much normal and expected.However, Zimbabweans have been sold a dummy regarding the REAL cause of this offending and outrage...
by Obert Gutu

Tollgates rake in $80m

23 March 2014 | 1645 Views
TollGates have generated over $78 million since their introduction in 2009, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Mr Munesu Munodawafa, has disclosed....
by Abel Karowangoro

Resign, MPs tell grumbling Parastatal bosses

22 March 2014 | 2437 Views
Legislators have dared any public sector boss unhappy with the recently announced salary caps to resign, saying Zimbabwe has enough willing qualified people to fill the posts.Government this w...
by Hebert Zharare

Zim ministers' opulent lifestyle under spotlight

21 March 2014 | 3619 Views
MDC-T Mabvuku Tafara MP James Maridadi yesterday told the National Assembly that he smelt a rat over the meagre amounts said to be earned by ministers compared to their opulent lifestyle.Marid...
by Staff reporter

Patrick Chinamasa under fire over salaries exposé

21 March 2014 | 5178 Views
FORMER Bulawayo deputy mayor Alderman Amen Mpofu has accused Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa of creating a side show from the real issues affecting the country by revealing salaries of local autho...
by Staff reporter

Taxman cheated in Salarygate

20 March 2014 | 2872 Views
State enterprises and municipal bosses, implicated in the on-going Salarygate scam might have prejudiced government of millions of dollars in possible tax revenue. Chinamasa told journali...
by Staff reporter

Govt salary cuts could trigger lawsuits

20 March 2014 | 3370 Views
GOVERNMENT could face an avalanche of lawsuits after it unilaterally slashed salaries and allowances of parastatal bosses to a mere $6 000 per month, labour law experts warned yesterday.Accord...
by Staff reporter

Salaries and benefits schedule - list of top earners

19 March 2014 | 12364 Views
A schedule of State enterprises CEO pay released yesterday. ...
by Staff reporter

Plumtree town boss earns $17,000 per month

21 March 2014 | 3534 Views
THE municipalities of Gwanda, Victoria Falls and Plumtree pay their town clerks and chief executive officers obscene salaries far higher than those of all the country's major cities except Harare and...
by Innocent Madonko

Salarygate: 10 ghost managers exposed

18 March 2014 | 4091 Views
Management at Chitungwiza Town Council is in the eye of a salary storm following revelations that they operated secret bank accounts and a payroll clogged with 10 ghost managers. The local aut...
by Staff reporter

Tollgates for rural roads coming soon

09 March 2014 | 2349 Views
GOVERNMENT will soon begin the rehabilitation of the Bulawayo-Tsholotsho, Bulawayo-Nkayi and the Lupane-Nkayi-Kwekwe roads with tollgates introduced at these and other rural roads, in a bid to raise ...
by Vusumuzi Dube

Urban toll gates loom

07 March 2014 | 1976 Views
WORK to set up toll gates in major cities has begun with a government technical team identifying possible sites while tenders for the implementation of the project would be flighted before month-end,...
by Pamela Shumba

Legislators to be exempted from paying toll fees - Mpofu

01 March 2014 | 2384 Views
Transport and Infrastractural Development Minister Obert Mpofu said government has agreed to exempt legislators from paying toll fees once the necessary paperwork to enforce the policy has been comple...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe blames corruption on the British

21 February 2014 | 6079 Views
President Robert Mugabe has blamed corruption on the system that Zimbabwe inherited from the British.In an interview on the state TV to mark his 90th birthday Mugabe also blamed some Govern...
by Staff Reporter

'SalaryGate diverting attention from pressing economic issues' - Mazibisa

19 February 2014 | 3766 Views
In a Facebook status, Sindiso Mazibisa of the Welshman Ncube led MDC has dismissed the Salarygate probe as a way of diverting attention from the economic crisis that Zimbabwe is facing.The sta...
by Staff Reporter

Salarygate claims first scalp in Matabeleland

18 February 2014 | 5026 Views
SALARYGATE has claimed its first scalp in Matabeleland after councillors in the Zanu PF-controlled Gwanda Town Council turned down a request by incumbent town clerk Gilbert Mlilo to extend his stay in...
by Staff Reporter

Mujuru in awkward position at politburo meeting

16 February 2014 | 7573 Views
VICE-President Joice Mujuru was placed in an awkward position at the Zanu PF politburo meeting on Friday which came a few days after her comments questioning the ongoing anti-corruption drive, sources...
by Staff Reporter

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