Breaking News

Gate

Govt to establish 30 more tollgates

18 September 2014 | 2703 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 | 5521 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 | 3277 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 | 3718 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 | 3748 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 | 5083 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 | 2431 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 | 1938 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 | 2124 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 | 5215 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 | 1545 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 | 1702 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 | 2085 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 | 1299 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 | 4848 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 | 2604 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 | 1585 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 | 3599 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 | 1991 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 | 5033 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 | 2620 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 | 2082 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 | 2892 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 | 3599 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 | 2610 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 | 2947 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 | 1816 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 | 5528 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 | 3692 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 | 1569 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 | 2332 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 | 3484 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 | 5028 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 | 2782 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 | 3206 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 | 12119 Views
A schedule of State enterprises CEO pay released yesterday. ...
by Staff reporter

Plumtree town boss earns $17,000 per month

21 March 2014 | 3403 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 | 3937 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 | 2245 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 | 1877 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 | 2272 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 | 5910 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 | 3560 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 | 4885 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 | 7407 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 | 2544 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 | 7750 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 | 5053 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 | 1864 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 | 1589 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

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Prophet TB Joshua hit by bribery claims or its a big fat lie

by ewn | 22 September 2014 | 1714 Views

Lectures to protest Grace Mugabe PhD Award

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 2018 Views

Ernest 'Maphepha' rubbishes Bosso's sloppy form - "THIS is rubbish," t...

by Sikhumbuzo Moyo | 22 September 2014 | 962 Views

Notorious robbers arrested

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1483 Views

Prophet Makandiwa awards musicians

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 874 Views

Mugabe labours with Lesotho mediation

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 967 Views

Tsvangirai averts another possible split

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1365 Views

'War credentials no longer a trump card' - Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 803 Views

Senior government official commits suicide - A SENIOR officer in the M...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1586 Views

Generations soapie off air till December - LOCAL followers of popular ...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 849 Views

Businessman forced to take HIV test - A PROMINENT Maphisa businessman ...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1301 Views

Litigation stalls Beitbridge - Harare Highway dualisation - The dualis...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 732 Views

Woman 'locks' husband's manhood - A Victoria Falls woman last Friday t...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1273 Views

Man hangs self after dispute with wife - A 31-YEAR-OLD Mpopoma man com...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1008 Views

Zimbabwe cops to be taught to smile - ZIMBABWE traffic police officers...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 912 Views

Mugabe invited to open Parliament - Parliament last Thursday approved ...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 550 Views

Grace Mugabe's PhD degree: Students cry foul - The Zimbabwe National S...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1443 Views

MDC-T clears hurdles ahead of congress - It's now game on in Morgan Ts...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 500 Views

Boost for Tsvangirai as ZCTU, residents threaten to join protests - M...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 728 Views

Body decomposes at mortuary as families' standoff continues - THE body...

by Walter Mswazie | 22 September 2014 | 820 Views

Headmaster flees 'abusive' wife

by Lethokuhle Moyo | 22 September 2014 | 901 Views

FlyAfrica announces daily Harare - Joburg flight, fares 80% lower - F...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 784 Views

Beer loving policeman steals station money - A POLICE officer based at...

by Timoth Makohliso | 22 September 2014 | 744 Views

Banks hike withdrawing fees by 50% - Banks will increase cash withdra...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 1413 Views

RBZ mulls electronic payments regulation - RBZ plans to introduce regu...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 431 Views

Zimbabweans face higher taxes if RBZ Debt Assumption Bill passes - Zi...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 427 Views

Mall of Zimbabwe indigenisation plan approved - Government has approve...

by Staff reporter | 22 September 2014 | 567 Views

Why the Synagogue Building Collapsed - Military Expert

by Betty Roger | 22 September 2014 | 2933 Views

Fake US$ notes land man in jail

by Court Reporter | 22 September 2014 | 619 Views

Wife's abuse forces man to drink poison - A 61-YEAR-OLD man drank a po...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube | 22 September 2014 | 835 Views

Entertainment

Ubuntu Bako Bulawayo's Launch Event Party in Manchester - The 4th Octo...

by Staff Reporter | 21 September 2014 | 819 Views

Intwasa set to liven Bulawayo night life - BULAWAYO will this Tuesday...

by Pabalelo Tlou | 21 September 2014 | 806 Views

Abafana bako Godlwayo - UThabani Dibi Sibanda odume ngokuba yiNyosi eh...

by Staff Reporter | 20 September 2014 | 1674 Views

Game over as Generations Soapie goes off air - The South African Broad...

by Staff reporter | 20 September 2014 | 3962 Views

Derick stepping out of Majaivana's shadow - Derick Majaivana, aims to...

by Bruce Ndlovu | 20 September 2014 | 1012 Views

Zuma daughter's new soapie to replace Generations - JOHANNESBURG - Sow...

by Staff reporter | 17 September 2014 | 4907 Views

Afrika Revenge reunites - Award winning duo of Willis "Afrika" Kachamb...

by Sophia Chese | 16 September 2014 | 2271 Views

Usandikanganwe - Lady Bee ft Manhanga

by Staff Reporter | 15 September 2014 | 3272 Views
iBlog

Protect Your Greatest Small Business Asset: Time

if your work week is way more than 40 hours, your smartphone is glued to your hand, and your to-do list is multiple pages of overdue tasks—you know how valuable every minute of your time is.your smartphone and tablet make doing business from anyw... Read More
Sergey 05 September 2014 ago

Obviously, Windows Xp Has Nothing More To Offer

With no support from the manufacturer, windows xp no longer receives antivirus updates, which provoked an increase in the number of attacks on xp users. according to avast company, windows xp systems are attacked 6 times more often than the devices r... Read More
Sergey 12 June 2014 ago