Gumbo was never arrested: Lawyer

PRESIDENTIAL Affairs minister Joram Gumbo was never arrested for criminal abuse of office, but he was just being interviewed on the goings on in parastatals which fell under his previous ministry and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 November 2019


'No fuel price hike in Zimbabwe'

The Minister of Energy and Power Development, Joram Gumbo has allayed fears of a fuel price hike, dismissing claims of an increase on the pump price of petrol and diesel as false.This follows the gove...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2019


Zimbabwe has adequate fuel stocks, claims Gumbo

ENERGY minister Joram Gumbo says Zimbabwe has adequate fuel stocks, despite the reemergence of queues, and blamed social media for causing panic among motorists.Fuel queues, which had disappeared over...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 November 2018


Zimbabwe Airways scandal sucks in Mugabe,Chikore, Gumbo

THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has launched an investigation into the controversial Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) deal in a probe that has sucked in former president Robert Mugabe's so...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2018


North Park Traffic Centre commissioned

TRANSPORT and Infrastructural Development minister Joram Gumbo on Friday commissioned the North Park Traffic Centre in Bulawayo to provide bicycle and scooter operation training for children and also ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018


Mugabe planes torment Joram Gumbo

The long-drawn Zimbabwe Airways saga refuses to go away, with under-fire Transport minister Joram Gumbo now standing accused of shielding ousted former president Robert Mugabe's son-in-law, Simba Chik...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018


Joram Gumbo in fresh controversy

TRANSPORT minister Joram Gumbo might have "violated procedure" by handing over a Grant Thornton forensic audit on the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) to a five-man committee, which es...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 June 2018


Harare-Nyamapanda highway dualisation soon

Dualisation of the Harare-Nyamapanda Highway is set to commence this year as Government moves to reduce road carnage, a Cabinet minister has said.Addressing people at Hurungwe Primary School in Murehw...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018


Gumbo defends Mugabe's son-in-law

TRANSPORT minister Joram Gumbo yesterday insisted former President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law Simba Chikore had no shareholding in Zimbabwe Airways which he said was wholly government-owned.Gumbo, in ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018


Gumbo sued $1,2m over allowances

ASPIRING candidate for the Harare East National Assembly seat Mavis Gumbo is being sued over allowances she allegedly claimed fraudulently from her former employer Premier Service Medical Aid Society ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018


Chinamasa, Gumbo self-enrichment plan exposed

TRANSPORT minister Jorum Gumbo and his Finance counterpart Patrick Chinamasa have been stopped dead in their tracks by exposure of their self-enriching plan to shut down flag carrier Air Zimbabwe (Air...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018


Gumbo slips on plane deal

Transport minister Joram Gumbo says the lawyers who were appointed as directors of Zimbabwe Airways and Zimbabwe Aviation Leasing Company (ZALC) were involved in negotiations with creditors who were t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018


Chinamasa, Gumbo battle to cover corrupt aircraft deal tracks

TRANSPORT minister Jorum Gumbo this week got further entangled in the aircraft purchase scandal which involves state-owned Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) and new airline Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) whose own...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 April 2018


Good roads a must, says Jorum Gumbo

One way to guarantee that citizens' rights are protected is by ensuring that the country's infrastructure is usable all the time, a Cabinet minister has said. Officially opening the recently rehabilit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 March 2018


Mutasa, Gumbo withdraw Mujuru defamation claim

Former Zanu-PF stalwarts Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo have withdrawn a $5 million defamation suit against their former boss and ally Joice Mujuru, who is now leading the National People's Party (NP...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 March 2018


Gumbo appoints CMED board

Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Jorum Gumbo this week announced a new seven member board for the Central Mechanical and Equipment Department (CMED) in which renowned academic, Profe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 March 2018


Mnangagwa presses Gumbo over road dualisation

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday called on Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister, Dr Joram Gumbo, to expedite the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Chirundu Highway and improve the stat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 February 2018


Govt to refurbish Hwange National Airport

GOVERNMENT is planning to refurbish the underutilised Hwange National Park Airport into an international facility with some investors already showing interest in the project, a Cabinet Minister has sa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 February 2018


Bata invests $500 000 in gumboot plant

GWERU-based shoe manufacturer, Bata Shoe Company, has invested over $500 000 in machinery and equipment for the setting up of a gumboot manufacturing plant.The shoe manufacturer discontinued productio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 December 2017


Minister Gumbo not dead

Contrary to reports on the social media that the newly appointed Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Dr Joram Gumbo had died in a car accident, the Minister today attended the 17th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 December 2017


Fraud accused Zinara directors walk free

SENIOR Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) executives arrested in June for alleged fraud and criminal abuse of office could walk free after Transport Minister Jorum Gumbo pressured the par...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 August 2017


Vehicle registration charges to fall 50%

Government is finalising the slashing of transporter service fees and vehicle registration charges by almost 50 percent as part of measures to improve the Ease of Doing Business and open the sector to...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 August 2017

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