The Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (ZINARA) has hiked toll fees by 73% in line with obtaining exchange rate dynamics.
The developments are in line with recent fluctuations of the Zimbabwean dollar on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign exchange auction platform, which saw the value of the local currency … Read More
The temporary hoisting of the Chinese flag at the construction site of the new Parliament Building in Mount Hampden is standard practice in cases of Government-to-Government contractual agreements as the Chinese are funding the construction through a grant.
Once everything is finished and the building is handed over to the … Read More
The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has distributed nearly US$6 billion to all provinces and local authorities for road maintenance in the first quarter of this year under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP).
The development comes after in February this year, Zinara said it was setting aside $17 billion … Read More
Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister, Felix Mhona said that the quality of work by construction companies involved in the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP) is satisfactory and the roads can last up to 20 years before requiring extensive rehabilitation.
Minister Mhona said this as he toured works on roads such … Read More
Zimbabwe’s roads are not famous for their aesthetics, nor quality and least of all, their safety. Last year more than 2000 people died on the country’s roads, and scores of others were injured.
About five people on average die every day in road crashes in Zimbabwe, according to a review … Read More
The Government of Zimbabwe, through the Central Mechanical Equipment Department (CMED), has taken over the rehabilitation of the Kwekwe-Amaveni Road after the opposition-run local authority neglected the stretch that has become an eyesore for over five years.
CMED southern region Engineer, Determination Ndoro, said they have since covered a 1.5km … Read More
Zimbabwe’s Metal industry has been described as a sleeping giant that needs to be awakened in line with the country’s industrialization agenda.
This came out at the Metal Casting and Engineering Summit that kicked off yesterday in Harare, with the academia on board.
Zimbabwe’s past economic boom was associated with … Read More
The construction of Kunzvi Dam northeast of Harare is on course as confirmed by the authorities who visited the dam site to have an appreciation of the progress made so far. Last month, the excavation of the dam foundation reached an advanced stage.
The US$109 million project will augment … Read More
Rufaro Stadium is about to get a massive face-lift after Sakunda Holdings secured the iconic venue on a long-term lease from Harare City Council. The move could change the face of football in the country.
Sakunda Holdings energy giants have also bankrolled traditional local football powerhouses Dynamos and Highlanders, having … Read More
Zimbabwe has launched an emergency road repair program after a public outcry over the high death toll on the country’s roads. The program is expected to ensure that the road challenge that has been facing the nation is seriously addressed.
Under former leader late president, Robert Mugabe, the nation’s roads … Read More
Zimbabwe government has terminated the contract for the construction of a road project that belongs to a consulting firm owned by Zanu PF legislator and businessman Justice Mayor Wadyajena.
According to the reports, the rehabilitation of roads in Mashonaland West province was terminated over poor workmanship and failure to meet … Read More
Construction work at the Kunzvi Dam in Zimbabwe is gathering pace as the excavation of the dam foundation has reached an advanced stage.
The project located at Goromonzi district, which is worth US$109 million is now 8% completion with more work still left to be done after stalling for two … Read More
Zimbabwe treasury department has released US $1,5 billion from this year’s National Budget for roads rehabilitation, as the Second Republic continues to ensure roads are trafficable after damages caused by heavy rains that hit most parts of the country.
Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa, said US$1 billion … Read More
Construction work at the Rwenga bridge in Zimbabwe has kick-off. The project which is aimed at helping individual who has been suffering from access to specific area after the bridge was damaged by a cyclone in 2013.
The bridge which is about 43km south of Nyamapanda Border Post is a … Read More
Zimbabwe roads has been viewed as the deadlist in Africa according to a Road Safety Performance Review report. The report was made in partnership with the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe.
According to Songwe, the cost of road crashes is heavy on … Read More
Plans are in motion to blacklist some contracted companies performing substandard work under the ongoing Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP)Phase 2. This is due to the poor state of some recently completed road in the cities.
The ERRP phase 2 is to catch up on years of poor maintenance and … Read More
Government has released over $37 million to Midlands Province for the rehabilitation of roads that were destroyed by heavy rains.
Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs and Devolution Senator Larry Mavima said the money will help rehabilitate the road network in the province, especially in rural areas where some … Read More