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$2 billion Zimbabwe highway project raises eyebrows

29 October 2015 | 2862 Views
Lack of transparency in the selection of the winning bidder for multi-billion Beitbridge-Masvingo-Harare-Chirundu highway dualisation project has raise fears that apart from being over-valued, the...
by Staff reporter

International companies bid for Zimbabwe Highway project

10 September 2015 | 2442 Views
Obert Mpofu Transport minister yesterday disclosed that his offices had, in the past few days, received several tenders from international companies interested in dualising the Harare-Beitbridge H...
by Staff reporter

Haulage trucks should use Hre-Byo highway not Hre-Masvingo - MP

29 July 2015 | 3951 Views
A Member of Parliament has suggested that Government should force haulage trucks to use the much 'safer' Harare-Bulawayo highway on their way to Beitbridge saying trucks are damaging the Harare- M...
by Thobekile Zhou

Fatal car crash - Six die on the spot along Gweru-Kwekwe highway.

21 July 2015 | 7609 Views
Seven people died while five others were seriously injured in an accident this morning along Gweru-Kwekwe highway.The fatal crash involved  a Honda Fit when it collided head on with a ...
by Thobekile Zhou

Plumtree-Mutare Highway commissioning next month

10 April 2015 | 1729 Views
WORK on the rehabilitation of the 820km Plumtree-Bulawayo-Harare-Mutare Highway is 98 percent complete with the project set for commissioning next month, Zinara board chairman Albert Mugabe has said....
by Prosper Ndlovu

Urgent attention to Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway please

10 December 2014 | 4960 Views
It is indeed worrisome and disheartening that the upgrading of Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway is still stalled by just a mere court case that is taking ages to be resolved. For sure, t...
by Peacemaker Zano

Plumtree - Mutare highway almost complete

23 October 2014 | 2886 Views
Rehabilitation of the Plumtree to Mutare highway which began in 2012 is on course to be completed by December with about 90 percent of the project now complete. The project is being financ...
by Staff reporter

No speed trap along Plumtree to Bulawayo highway - WhatsApp update

20 September 2014 | 1385 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....
by Concerned Citizen

Chivi villagers resort to voluntarily repair own roads

29 August 2014 | 1416 Views
MASVINGO - Waving red cloths tied to tree branches, scores of Chivi villagers form a human chain along the meandering Masvingo-Chivi Highway with their own picks, shovels, wheelbarrows and home-made r...
by Staff Reporter

Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway to death

04 August 2014 | 4243 Views
The road carnage in this country has gone to unprecedented heights while we continue paying lip service to measures of curbing it. According to statistics revealed recently by the Minister of Tran...
by Tafara Shumba

New Highway Code to be unveiled

02 April 2014 | 2962 Views
A new draft of the proposed Highway Code is set to be presented to the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCF) this week.Enerst Muchena, TSCF spokesperson, told the Daily News that consulta...
by Staff reporter

Dualisation of the Harare-Beitbridge highway to begin soon

14 February 2014 | 2172 Views
Government has said dualisation of the Harare-Beitbridge Road will start soon after resolving a dispute with ZimHighways Consortium, a grouping of local firms, to push the stalled project forward. ...
by Peter Matambanadzo

Government cuts grass along highways

08 February 2014 | 2299 Views
The ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development has started slashing grass along the country's highways in a bid to reduce accidents.Transport and Infrastructural Development min...
by Bhebhe Mandla

Fencing of major highways on the cards

07 February 2014 | 3838 Views
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development will embark on fencing the country's major highways in response to the continued loss of life as a result of accidents caused by stray animals....
by Staff reporter

23 companies bid to rehabilitate Zim roads

15 January 2014 | 1927 Views
The government has received 23 bids from companies that are willing to participate in the rehabilitation of 16 major roads across the country.In a bid to lure partners in the rehabilitation of...
by Staff Reporter

Huge road projects set for Matabeleland

30 December 2013 | 3120 Views
Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Dr Obert Mpofu on Sunday said government has invited tenders from potential investors for the completion of outstanding road projects in Matabeleland...
by Staff Reporter

Govt to invites tenders for rehabilitation of main highways

30 December 2013 | 1962 Views
Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Obert Mpofu said government will be inviting tenders for the rehabilitation of the country's main highways.The tenders will be floated in the...
by Staff Reporter

New Highway Code to be released early next year

25 December 2013 | 3299 Views
Managing Director of Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ), Obio Chinyere,  said TSCZ is in the process of formulating a new Highway Code whose draft will be released by February 2014...
by Staff Reporter

Deadly Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway junction stays

10 December 2013 | 2453 Views
MASVINGO - Delays in completing the roundabout to curb numerous fatal road accidents at the "killer junction" along the Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway ahead of the festive season is likely to see more ac...
by Staff Reporter

Harare-Beitbridge Highway dualisation to resume

28 November 2013 | 1369 Views
The Transport and Infrastructural Development ministry permanent secretary Munesu Munodawafa has said the government is set to restart the stalled dualisation of the country's busiest highway, the Har...
by Staff reporter

Mandela forced to wait 40 mins in broken down ambulance by the highway

22 June 2013 | 2892 Views
Pretoria - Former president Nelson Mandela was forced to wait 40 minutes in an ambulance which had broken down on the side of the highway on the night he was hospitalised, CBS News has reported....
by Staff Reporter

Stray antelope hit by car on the highway, motorist escapes death - Photos

13 June 2013 | 3238 Views
These pictures were sent to us via mobile by an extremely  angry motorist just after he hit a female kudu (antelope)  while driving along the highway yesterday.The motorist sai...
by Matthews Estell

Highway armed robbers nabbed

08 May 2013 | 2545 Views
FOUR suspected armed robbers who have been terrorising travellers along the country's major highways have been arrested leading to the recovery of various items, including the vehicles they were usin...
by Staff Reporter

Zim govt launches national transport policy

15 April 2013 | 2138 Views
Government yesterday launched its first national transport policy that seeks to co-ordinate the development of infrastructure, mobilise resources andencourage participation of the private sect...
by Staff Reporter

Highway accident, two people die on the spot

04 April 2013 | 2591 Views
Two people died on the spot while seven others were seriously injured and admitted to hospital when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in burst its left rear tyre before overturning along the Mas...
by Staff Reporter

Couple die while having sex along Harare-Bulawayo highway

27 January 2013 | 11889 Views
Two lovebirds died while making love after the vehicle they had turned into a bedroom was sideswiped by a bus near Kwekwe.Police confirmed the accident but could not say whether the two were ...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe highway rehab shrouded in confusion

27 June 2012 | 1260 Views
CONFUSION reigns in the dualisation of the Plumtree-Mutare Road amid reports that the road will be partially dualised and rehabilitated.Director of Roads in the Ministry of Transport, Communic...
by Staff reporter

Byo - Hre highway set for dualisation

12 April 2012 | 2244 Views
The highway linking Plumtree and Mutare is now set for dualisation between Harare and Bulawayo as Government's Infralink Project changes scope from rehabilitation only.Infralink is a joint ven...
by Staff reporter

Dualisation of Beitbridge - Harare - Chirundu highways suffers a major blow

30 March 2012 | 915 Views
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said the Development Bank of South Africa has withdrawn from a project to dualise the Beitbridge-Chirundu highway for unknown reasons. In 2010 DBSA agreed ...
by Ndou Paul

Masvingo highway accident, 3 killed

24 December 2011 | 808 Views
Zbc News reports that three people died on the spot and several others injured in road-traffic accident at the 65 kilometre peg along the Harare - Masvingo highway.National Traffic Police Spok...
by Staff reporter

New computerised tollgates construction on major highways begins next month

13 December 2011 | 940 Views
THE construction of new tollgates on the country's major highways will begin next month as the Government moves to improve efficiency in toll fees collection.In May this year the Government a...
by Staff reporter

The Group Five deal will not dualise Zimbabwe roads

26 June 2011 | 1132 Views
Tthe signing of a deal between Zimbabwe and SA's Group Five for the rehabilitation of the Plumtree-Mutare highway has been viewed as the single largest infrastructural development project after the c...
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Six highway robbers arrested in Zimbabwe

22 June 2011 | 487 Views
Zimbabwe highway patrol police have arrested six highway robbers who were terrorising truck drivers along the Harare-Chirundu Road after they had just attacked a driver with iron bars and robbed him ...
by Moyo Roy

South Africa cops charged after stopping Winnie Mandela

13 January 2011 | 762 Views
Two South African cops who stopped a speeding car that was taking the ex-wife of former president Nelson Mandela to a funeral are facing criminal and disciplinary charges, police said Thursday....
by AFP

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