Government Targets more than 26,000km Under Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Program

William Makomo Some heavy rains which pounced across the country this season compounded by the local authorities’ negligence to restore the state of roads in their jurisdictions forced the Government to declare the country’s roads a state of Disaster and Ministry of Transport taking charge of the restorative works targeting 26,000kms to be repaired under the Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Programme. “More than 26,000km of Zimbabwe … Continue reading Government Targets more than 26,000km Under Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Program

Electronic Learners’ Licence Rollout Plan Extends to Masvingo VID – Min. Mhona

William Makomo An Electronic VID Learner’s Licence launched in Masvingo today as part of the Department’s rollout plan to extend the technological innovation to all it’s centres countrywide in a quest by the government to improve on efficiency and curb corruption in the issuing of Learners Licences in Zimbabwe. “Masvingo is the 5th Depot to be digitalized”, said Hon. Minister Felix Mhona on his Twitter … Continue reading Electronic Learners’ Licence Rollout Plan Extends to Masvingo VID – Min. Mhona

Harare-Beitbridge Road Contractors Committed to Deliver

William Makomo Hon. Felix Mhona yesterday expressed his gratitude towards the commitment of roads construction contractors along Harare-Beitbridge road when he visited Bitumen World Quarry Station in Mwenezi during his Harare-Beitbridge familiarization tour to assess work-in-progress. “Yesterday, l visited Bitumen World Quarry Station in Mwenezi. They are producing quarry stones for construction of Harare-Beitbridge Highway and their production capacity is 160 tonnes/hour”, said Hon. Mhona … Continue reading Harare-Beitbridge Road Contractors Committed to Deliver

Hon.Mhona tours Zimborders Beitbridge project

William Makomo Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Hon. Felix Mhona this week toured Zimborders Beitbridge construction project accompanied by a high power delegation from the Ministry as part of his nation-wide familiarization tour since he entered office early this year. A multi-million dollar upgrading and modernisation of Beitbridge border project officiated by H.E President Emmerson Mnangagwa in 2018 is one of the major new … Continue reading Hon.Mhona tours Zimborders Beitbridge project

Karoi breaks record as 21 companies open for the tobacco season

Plaxedes Makope At least twenty one more companies have opened in Karoi to scramble the golden leaf as compared to the past seasons when most companies were mostly buying from their Harare bases. This year Karoi Has surpassed the previous years with almost 21 tobacco companies opening in themonth of April. This was revealed by ward 2 councilor Chigumo in a recent interview with Edsurge … Continue reading Karoi breaks record as 21 companies open for the tobacco season

Minister Mhona speaks hard on Emergency Roads Rehabilitation

By William Makomo Hon.Felix Mhona, Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development yesterday toured Borshoff Road Rehabilitation Project in Sunningdale, a joint project being financed by ZINARA and Min.of Finance & Economic Planning and Development. The project is done under the Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP2), an implementation by the government to takeover urban roads which have been neglected by local authorities. The Borshoff road is … Continue reading Minister Mhona speaks hard on Emergency Roads Rehabilitation

Fuel Price goes up

William Makomo ZERA announced increase of fuel last night effective Monday 5 April 2021. Diesel 50 increased from US$1.30 last night to US$1.32 whilst Blend now costs US$1.34 from US$1.32 respectively. “Stakeholders are advised that the Petroleum price released by ZERA can be verified on ZERA official website, Facebook or Twitter, ” statement reads. In yet another developments, ZERA confirmed that they are now accepting … Continue reading Fuel Price goes up

Commercial Vehicles Exempted From Import Ban

By Tatenda Sanyahawa Commercial vehicles have been exempted from the ban which disallows second hand motors vehicles of more than 10 years of age to be imported into the country. The ban which took effect on Friday through the Statutory Instrument 89 of 2021 through the control of goods ( import and export),(Commerce) Amendment Regulations 2021(no.9) notice,will permit heavy vehicles and those used in mining … Continue reading Commercial Vehicles Exempted From Import Ban

Vehicle Inspection Department goes Digital

George Honzeri The Vehicle Inspection Department is going for a digital transformation of its services for ease of doing business and the need to satisfy its client base, The Freight Forwarders Magazine has learnt. This follows a familiarisation tour of the department Wednesday by the Minister of Transport Hon.Felix Mhona , Deputy Minister Mike Madiro and other officials from the ministry. ‘”The Learners Licence is … Continue reading Vehicle Inspection Department goes Digital