Articles tagged 'ford ranger'

Zanu PF 'repossesses' losing candidates' vehicles 7 March 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF is “repossessing” motor vehicles it gave to its candidates ahead of the controversial  2013 parliamentary election — with only those who won entitled to keep them, the Daily News has learnt. In a letter addressed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, one of the losing candidat...
Govt to splash $11m on chiefs' vehicles 4 October 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's broke government is set to splash $11 million on off-road vehicles to appease the increasingly vocal chiefs who want to be feted like kings. This comes as ordinary Zimbabweans reel from a raft of tax and price hikes precipitated by government's desperate meas...
Govt yet to avail vehicles for MPs 22 June 2014 HARARE - The new Ford Ranger vehicles promised to Parliamentarians by government last month are turning out to be a pie in the sky as almost 90 percent of the legislators are yet to receive them. This comes amid revelations that the cash-strapped government, which is being accused of profligat...
Govt splashes $12m on vehicles 15 May 2014 HARARE - Government is buying 360 new Ford Ranger vehicles worth about $12 million for legislators from Croco Motors, at a time it is struggling to pay civil servants' salaries on time. The 360 legislators were informed at a meeting held at Parliament yesterday that they could immediately coll...
Govt back tracks on MPs vehicles 5 November 2013 HARARE - The government has backtracked and is considering buying 100 new vehicles from ailing Zimbabwean automaker Willowvale Mazda Motor Industries. Initially, the Ford Ranger vehicles were earmarked to be purchased from two private companies owned by one person. Government, through CMED,...
Stop splashing money 24 October 2013 EDITOR - The Zimbabwean government is at it again. Busy splashing millions on the MPs whilst the ordinary people are struggling. Instead of spending millions on retreats why can't the government use that money to improve service delivery. Now that the rains have come why can't they even ...
MPs should buy cheaper, local cars 22 October 2013 EDITOR — Hats off to Temba Mliswa for insisting that the government buy MPs' cars from local manufacturers so as to promote our own ailing industries. There is no doubt that if such an amount is injected in our industry, it would have a positive effect on its growth. However, I still questi...
Stop buying govt fleet from West — Mliswa 18 October 2013 HARARE - Temba Mliswa, Zanu PF MP for Hurungwe West,  yesterday received a standing ovation in Parliament from legislators, when he said government should not buy Western-made vehicles such as the Ford Rangers that it intends to buy. He said the country was suffering from economic sanctions im...
Govt splashes $6m on cars 17 October 2013 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's administration is buying 100 new fuel-guzzler vehicles from high-flying auto dealers in Harare for over $6 million at a time millions are facing starvation. The Ford Ranger vehicles, part of the new Zimbabwe government fleet, will likely be purchased from eit...