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Govt dips into tollgate fees to pay civil servants salaries

14 August 2014 | 3427 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 | 4657 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 | 2274 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 | 1691 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 | 1941 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 | 5112 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 | 1366 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 | 1610 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 | 1954 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 | 1156 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 | 4673 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 | 2460 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 | 1359 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 | 3408 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 | 1806 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 | 4869 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 | 2478 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 | 2004 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 | 2693 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 | 3328 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 | 2383 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 | 2756 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 | 1656 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 | 5331 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 | 3550 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 | 1491 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 | 2115 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 | 3256 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 | 4855 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 | 2637 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 | 3046 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 | 11947 Views
A schedule of State enterprises CEO pay released yesterday. ...
by Staff reporter

Plumtree town boss earns $17,000 per month

21 March 2014 | 3271 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 | 3838 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 | 2117 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 | 1795 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 | 2116 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 | 5771 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 | 3413 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 | 4682 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 | 7256 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

ZCTU calls for peaceful demonstrations against SalaryGate

14 February 2014 | 2392 Views
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called for peaceful demonstrations against the SalaryGate Scandal that saw top executives and board members in state owned enterprises award themselves...
by Staff Reporter

From One Vice President to another - Salarygate

12 February 2014 | 7555 Views
Cry the beloved Country! How sad it is that at a time when the people of Zimbabwe are looking forward to solutions from their leaders in terms of the economic and social hardships, they have t...
by Emilia Mukaratirwa

Microsoft's Bill Gates steps down

04 February 2014 | 4958 Views
Seattle - Microsoft named company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intentio...
by Reuters, AFP

Zifa, players' union headed for a bruising legal battle over Asiagate

02 February 2014 | 1795 Views
The Football Union of Zimbabwe are headed towards a bruising legal battle against the national association on the strength of the Fifa communiqué where Fifa is declining to extend the bans impos...
by Sports reporter

Zifa to maintain Asiagate bans

02 February 2014 | 1494 Views
THE Zimbabwe Football Association is adamant that the recent letter from Fifa declining to extend the bans imposed on players and officials for their part in the Asiagate scandal to take worldwid...
by Sports reporter

Boy (4) dies after a gate fell on him

13 January 2014 | 2674 Views
A four-year-old boy from Mpopoma suburb in Bulawayo died after a gate fell on him as he played outside a shop. The boy's grandmother Mylove Sibanda identified him as Senzokuhle Sibanda.  ...
by Staff reporter

Pastor trains junior pastors martial arts to discipline wayward congregates

05 January 2014 | 5347 Views
A church leader who broke away from pastor Pastor Robert Gumbura's RMG Independent End Time Message has been accused of sexually abusing congregates, engineering forced marriages and asking his junio...
by Staff Reporter

Methembe Ndlovu completes 2 year Asiagate ban

25 November 2013 | 3965 Views
FORMER Highlanders mentor, Methembe 'Mayor' Ndlovu has completed his Asiagate two-year suspension."Methembe Ndlovu has been cleared. He served his ban and we wrote him a letter about a month a...
by Sports reporter

Kombi driver speeds away from toll-gate, ordered to pay $100 fine

22 November 2013 | 1667 Views
A commuter omnibus driver has been ordered to pay $100 fine or risk going to prison for 10 days after he sped off without paying a $2 toll gate fee. Isaiah Masungo (29) had been stopped by a Zimbabwe ...
by Court Reporter

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