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Govt raises $35m to fix roads

By Helen Kadirire Government has raised $35 million to fix roads and bridges damaged by floods. Senior principal director in the Office of the President and Cabinet Ozias Hove said the funds were raised through the Emergency Road…

No going back on urban tollgates

By Farayi Machamire Government yesterday said there was no going back on urban tollgates, saying plans were at an advanced stage to erect the urban plazas. This comes amid an outcry from motorists who argue they were already overburdened…

15pc VAT on basics scrapped

By Lloyd Gumbo Government has scrapped the 15 percent value added tax that it had introduced through Statutory Instrument 20 of 2017 amid concerns of an increase in the prices of basic products. The Ministry of Finance and Economic…

Zinara blames heavy taxes for bad roads

By Farayi Machamire Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has admitted that the country’s roads are now a “national embarrassment”, but argued they could not do much as a huge chunk of their revenue was being gobbled by heavy…

Zim road rehab to chew $2,2bn

By Lloyd Gumbo Zimbabwe requires at least $2,2 billion to rehabilitate the national road network comprising approximately 17 000km of tarred roads and 71 000km of gravel roads, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister, Dr Joram…

Roads made in hell

Driving in Zimbabwe roads now requires one to acquire new skills of negotiating potholes. Drivers also need the nerves of steel to endure the gruelling driving experience which, if not well executed, can result in serious damage to one’s…