ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

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

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ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Zimbabwe’s road reconstruction and maintenance programs and other efforts by the Government to sort out transport infrastructure are attracting attention with a 10-member delegation from Zambia’s Parliament arriving yesterday for a five-day visit to see how this was done and done with internal funds.

The Zambian delegation is made up

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

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

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ROAD REHABILITATION AT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY TO BEGIN SOON IN ZIMBABWE

ROAD REHABILITATION AT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY TO BEGIN SOON IN ZIMBABWE

Road Rehabilitation is to start soon at Marondera Municipality after receiving US$10,3 million from Government through the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (ZINARA) recently.

This was revealed by Marondera Municipality engineer Itai Mashonganyika during an interview with the media in Marondera recently.

Eng Mashonganyika said they will focus on the roads

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ZINARA DISBURSES US$6BILLION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

ZINARA DISBURSES US$6BILLION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

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

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ZIMBABAWE’s HARARE-BINDURA HIGHWAY RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON

ZIMBABAWE’s HARARE-BINDURA HIGHWAY RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON

The Harare-Bindura highway is set for reconstruction beginning Wednesday under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme Phase 2, contractor Bitumen World has said.

According to the contractor, they are expected to take six months to bring the road up to the required standard. This is because of the dislocation of traffic,

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ZIMBABWE INFRASTRUCTURAL MINISTER SAYS ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT CAN LAST FOR 20YEARS

ZIMBABWE INFRASTRUCTURAL MINISTER SAYS ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT CAN LAST FOR 20YEARS

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

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TAKES OVER REHABILITATION OF KWEKWE-AMAVENI ROAD

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TAKES OVER REHABILITATION OF KWEKWE-AMAVENI ROAD

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

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WHY ZIMBABWE METAL INDUSTRY MUST BE REAWAKEN

WHY ZIMBABWE METAL INDUSTRY MUST BE REAWAKEN

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

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CONSTRUCTION OF KUNZVI DAM GOING SMOOTHLY IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF KUNZVI DAM GOING SMOOTHLY IN ZIMBABWE

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

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RUFARO STADIUM TO GET MASSIVE FACE-LIFT IN ZIMBABWE

RUFARO STADIUM TO GET MASSIVE FACE-LIFT IN ZIMBABWE

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

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ZIMBABWE FINALLY LAUNCH EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIR PROGRAM

ZIMBABWE FINALLY LAUNCH EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIR PROGRAM

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

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. CANCEL ROAD PROJECT CONTRACT DUE TO POOR WORKMANSHIP

ZIMBABWE GOVT. CANCEL ROAD PROJECT CONTRACT DUE TO POOR WORKMANSHIP

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

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CONSTRUCTION OF U.S.$109M KUNZVI DAM GATHERING PACE IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF U.S.$109M KUNZVI DAM GATHERING PACE IN ZIMBABWE

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

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. RELEASE US$1.5B FOR ROAD REHABILITATIONS

ZIMBABWE GOVT. RELEASE US$1.5B FOR ROAD REHABILITATIONS

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

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RWENYA BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN ZIMBABWE

RWENYA BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN ZIMBABWE

Construction work at the Rwenga bridge in Zimbabwe has kick-off. The project which isĀ  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

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WHY ZIMBABWE ROAD THE DEADLIST IN AFRICA

WHY ZIMBABWE ROAD THE DEADLIST IN AFRICA

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

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO BLACK LIST SOME CONTRACTORS

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO BLACK LIST SOME CONTRACTORS

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

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ZIMBABWE’S MIDLANDS PROVINCE RECEIVES $37MILLION FOR ROADS REHABILITATION

ZIMBABWE’S MIDLANDS PROVINCE RECEIVES $37MILLION FOR ROADS REHABILITATION

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

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