Gweru rejects $200k roads plan

GWERU city fathers have rejected a deal put forward by the local authority's management to channel over $200 000 from its coffers to pay a private company to complete rehabilitation of roads in the de...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2019


BCC, Zinara in $15m Bulawayo roads rehab project

THE City of Bulawayo in conjunction with Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has embarked on a $15 million joint roads rehabilitation programme which is likely to spruce up the city's poth...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019


China takes over Chimanimani roads rehab

THE Chinese government has offered to rehabilitate all roads washed away by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani at its own cost and has already contracted six private Asian companies to carry out the project....

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2019


Red tape stalls Harare roads rehabilitation

THE resurfacing of roads in Harare under the emergency roads rehabilitation programme has stalled in other parts of the city after contractors pulled out, citing non-payment by the local authority.Bit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018


Zimbabwe road upgrades gather pace

THE modernisation of major roads, particularly the much-talked about Harare-Beitbridge highway, is gathering pace after Government officials met Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation (AFECC)...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 September 2018


Mthuli Ncube embarks on stakeholder listening & consulting roadshow

Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube embarks on stakeholder listening and consulting roadshow, starting with private meeting with fifty captains of industry. New Zi...

By Agencies | Published: 12 September 2018


Zim makes inroads on electric vehicles

Zimbabwe, the first and only African country to successfully set up a lithium-ion battery carbonate plant, is poised for a major role in the trillion dollar electric vehicles (EV) industry as it emerg...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018


MDC Alliance at crossroads

The MDC Alliance is between a hard place and a rock as it holds a crucial meeting with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) over key demands it wants addressed before Monday's national harmonised e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018


Chiwenga embraces Chamisa's 'spaghetti roads'

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga yesterday unwittingly embraced MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa's "spaghetti roads" idea saying they were the only viable solution to the country'...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 July 2018


$400m for roads rehabilitation

GOVERNMENT is working towards raising US$300 million from bonds issued by the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) for road repairs across the country.Separately, US$100 million has already...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 July 2018


Mnangagwa's ambitious roads projects on course

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's audacious plans to construct and rehabilitate the country's road infrastructure to try and kick-start Zimbabwe's sputtering economy is on course, The Financial Gazette h...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2018


Zim receives $21m roads grant from Japan

The Japanese government has extended a grant of approximately US$21 million to the government of Zimbabwe for a road construction project to improve steep gradients on the Makuti–Chirundu section of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2018


Masvingo roads get facelift ahead of Mnangagwa rally

THE cash-strapped Masvingo City Council (MCC) has started sprucing up its road network ahead of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's campaign rally tomorrow.The Zanu-PF leader is expected to address a rally...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2018


'It's feasible to introduce Chamisa's spaghetti roads in Harare'

A HARARE-BASED town planning expert has defended MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa's call for spaghetti roads, saying it was feasible to introduce eight lanes in most city roads usin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2018


Lovemore Moyo's UMD making inroads

FORMER MDC-T chairman and Speaker of Parliament  Mr Lovemore Moyo says his new political outfit, United Movement for Devolution (UMD)  has been making inroads campaigning in communities as t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2018


$20 million for roads rehab

Government has availed at least US$20 million for the rehabilitation and construction of over 2 000km of roads in the next two months as it moves towards its target of rehabilitating 50 000 km by year...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2018


Harare sets aside $4m for Mnangagwa's roads

HARARE City Council has set aside $4 million to repair roads used by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputies, Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi at a time most roads in other parts of the cit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Firms express eagerness to partner Govt on road projects

A NUMBER of foreign and local companies have expressed interest in partnering Government in the construction and rehabilitation of major roads in the Matabeleland region, a Cabinet Minister has said.I...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 May 2018


Bushiri 'spaghetti roads' prophecy excites MDC-T

MALAWI's controversial prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, has thrown the MDC-T in a delirium after he recently prophesied the "rebirth of Zimbabwe with new upmarket cities and modern infrastructure", which th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 May 2018


Zimbabwe is at cross roads once again!

The recent signing of the Political Cooperation Agreement (PCA) by seven political parties with more expected to come on board including civil society and other formations, this, coupled with a new vo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018


Call to repair Beitbridge roads

Beitbridge Rural District Council chairperson Councillor Gladys Tlou has implored Government and its partners to urgently repair roads.In a recent interview, she said the bad state of the roads was pu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 March 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


Govt gets serious on road system upgrade

Government will carry out feasibility studies for three major national highways as part of preparations for its infrastructure development planning.The roads set for construction and whose feasibility...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 February 2018


Gweru roads project stalls

Bitumen World, a company which was contracted by Gweru City Council to resurface the city's heavily damaged road network, has suspended work amid reports the contractor is yet to be paid for the proje...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 December 2017


IDBZ to commence work on road projects

The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe is set to begin feasibility studies on the construction of the proposed Chilonga - Runde River Bridge and Boli Road project in Masvingo Province.IDBZ s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017

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