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Chiefs exempted from paying toll-gate fees

15 April 2015 | 1552 Views
Government has acceded to a request by the country's chiefs to be exempted from paying toll-gate fees, President of the Chiefs Council Chief Fortune Charumbira has said. Chief Charumbira said ...
by Lovemore Mataire

Motorists fume over tollgates

16 March 2015 | 1968 Views
MOTORISTS have blasted Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Obert Mpofu for his ministry's decision to construct more tollgates on the country's highways saying they were already paying ...
by Yoliswa Dube

Obert Mpofu constructing 30 more tollgates

12 March 2015 | 1789 Views
Government is constructing 30 more tollgates on the country's highways this year as it seeks to widen its revenue base and improve the country's road network, a Cabinet minister said yesterday. ...
by Staff reporter

Moyo attacks Bill Gates' critique

10 March 2015 | 3465 Views
American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor Bill Gates is not a fan of Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo. Responding to a question about Moyo's book Dead Aid, w...
by Staff reporter

'Zinara will no longer handle tollgates funds'

13 February 2015 | 4506 Views
THE Zimbabwe National Roads Administration will no longer handle funds collected from tollgates because it did not put the money to good use and, in some instances, failed to account for it, a Cabi...
by Alec Mubani

Asiagate, Tarumbwa haunt Maphepha

26 January 2015 | 4330 Views
HIGHLANDERS members resolved that former chairman Ernest "Maphepha" Sibanda should not contest any position in the club's executive committee as his image would tarnish the Bulawayo giants after he wa...
by Staff reporter

Residents resist city tollgates

21 January 2015 | 2830 Views
BULAWAYO Progressive Residents' Association (Bpra) has vowed to mobilise residents in resisting the erection of tollgates within the city, a development that city fathers seem to have endorsed....
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo City Council to introduce tollgates

16 January 2015 | 3167 Views
BULAWAYO City Council is eager to have tollgates erected within the city as this will help raise funds to maintain the dilapidated road network, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.Speaking at ...
by Staff reporter

$1,3 billion Hre - Beitbridge highway dualiasation project to start

07 January 2015 | 3591 Views
THE dualisation of the $1,3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu highway is expected to start before the end of the first quarter of this year after government took over the project.Transport a...
by Staff reporter

10 more tollgates set for April

07 January 2015 | 2717 Views
GOVERNMENT has announced plans to set up 32 additional tollgates across the country with 10 set to be operational in the next six months as it seeks to widen its revenue base.The move was lik...
by Staff reporter

Cop gatecrashes party, beats 2 women

12 December 2014 | 4433 Views
A POLICE officer based at Luveve police station in Bulawayo allegedly assaulted and fond1ed two women at a kitchen party where he popped up uninvited.Authur Ngwenya allegedly gatecrashed a...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Tollgates for rural roads?

27 November 2014 | 2673 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 | 4486 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 | 4637 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 | 2901 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 | 2117 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 | 3374 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 | 6356 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 | 3886 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 | 4594 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 | 4550 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 | 5742 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 | 2969 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 | 2344 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 | 2729 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 | 5840 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 | 1874 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 | 2181 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 | 2483 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 | 1964 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 | 5633 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 | 3032 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 | 2181 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 | 4959 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 | 2270 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 | 5327 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 | 3202 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 | 2483 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 | 3285 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 | 4141 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 | 2958 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 | 3318 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 | 2172 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 | 5945 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 | 4429 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 | 1835 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 | 2676 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 | 3878 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 | 5461 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 | 3072 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

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