Articles tagged 'road blocks'

Govt to hike traffic fines 6 October 2018 HARARE – Government is planning to hike traffic fines in a controversial move it claims will reduce road accidents, Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has revealed. Ziyambi made the announcement after Chief Fortune Charumbira asked what government was doing to cu...
Govt reduces police roadblocks 3 October 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe has reduced the number of roadblocks on highways, Home Affairs deputy minister Obedingwa Mguni has told the Senate. “As policy makers, we sat down together with the police and we established legislation that there should be four roadblocks per province.  We are talking about ...
'Cops undergo training to smile at roadblocks' 21 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe is conducting a training programme for police officers to smile more habitually at roadblocks in the hopes of winning over tourists visiting the country's holiday resorts. Home Affairs deputy minister Obedingwa Mguni told the National Assembly that Zimbabwe's hospitality agen...
Poor roads, roadblocks stall tourism 31 December 2016 MUTARE - Manicaland's tourism sector is being undermined by poor road infrastructure and ubiquitous police roadblocks on highways leading to the holiday destinations, hoteliers here have complained bitterly. Tourists travelling to the eastern highlands holiday destinations such as Mt Inyangani...
'Brace for more festive season roadblocks' 1 December 2016 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo has ordered the police to mount more roadblocks across the country's highways during the festive season for the “safety of travellers”. This is despite an outcry from motorists and players in the tourism sector who have openly condemned the ubiqui...
'Scrap roadblock spot fines' 28 January 2014 HARARE - Commuter operators have called for the scrapping of spot fines at roadblocks, blaming this for pervasive corruption on the roads. Cosmas Mbonjani, chairperson of Greater Harare Association of Commuter Operators (GHACO), said this while presenting oral evidence before the parliamentary...