Articles tagged 'zimbabwe national roads administration'

Sacked Zinara director to be reinstated 25 August 2017 HARARE - An arbitrator has ordered the reinstatement of the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) finance director Thomas Mutizhe, expelled from the organisation in 2014 for alleged gross incompetence and insubordination. Through his lawyer Kudzai Gama from Gama and Partners, Mutizhe...
Zinara suspends boss over bogus qualifications 14 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has suspended  administration director Precious Murove for corruption and fraud after he was hired without proper qualifications. The suspensions appear to signal a heightened campaign by the government to step up the fight against corru...
Zinara boss in $3m Infralink scam 26 June 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) financial director Simon Taranhike has been suspended over a "currency trading scheme" at Infralink (Private) Limited (Infralink) – a joint venture firm with South Africa (SA)'s Group Five set up to manage the Plumtree-Mutare highway projec...
Chinamasa extends olive branch to Zinara 22 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) income will now be exempt from income tax, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said. In General Notice 274 of 2017 published in the Government Gazette of May 19, 2017, the Treasury chief announced that in terms of the Third Schedule of th...
Univern in major traffic management deal 16 March 2017 HARARE - Technology firm Univern Enterprises (Univern)'s stock continues to rise as it has been contracted by the Zimbabwean government to automate the country's transport management systems, including vehicle registry and ensuring compliance with traffic laws. This also comes as the locally-o...
'Potholes Zinara's responsibility' 21 December 2016 HARARE - The patching of potholes is Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara)'s responsibility and not Harare City Council (HCC)'s, mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said. He told a full council meeting at Town House on Monday that the local authority must not be burdened with the obligation...
Zinara in e-payment toll gates row 20 December 2016 HARARE - Government is concerned that it is losing thousands of dollars in potential revenue due to the refusal by Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) to license fully-integrated South African road management firm Intertoll to use prepaid cards at their nine toll gates. Intertoll c...
Zinara boss detained 14 July 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) acting chief executive officer Moses Juma was yesterday arrested over a raft of corruption allegations. Juma, who is jointly charged with the president of the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce and Zinara board member Davison Noru...
Airport Rd project — Audit 8 May 2016 HARARE - A Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) technical report has revealed that, of the total $11,4 million disbursed for the construction of Airport Road, 52 percent was used for equipment hire only, in what could turn out to be another major scandal unfolding in government. The...
Zinara blows $1,7m on roads survey 22 April 2016 BULAWAYO - State-run Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has unveiled $1,7 million for the national road condition survey which is meant to determine the state of the country's road network in preparation for rehabilitation. Speaking during the survey official launch yesterday at a...
Zinara willing to partner financiers 13 February 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) is amenable to the idea of partnering other funding organisations in the development of key soft and hard infrastructure at border points, including Beitbridge. This comes as the African Road Maintenance Funds Association (ARMFA) pre...
Zimra raids Zinara 24 February 2014 HARARE - A crack team of Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officers has twice raided the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara)'s Harare offices, in a move widely seen as symptomatic of divergent agendas in government. This comes as Transport minister Obert Mpofu — a successor to Nic...
Mpofu insists on urban tollgates 14 November 2013 HARARE - Government is adamant with plans to introduce urban tollgates despite fierce resistance from motorists. Obert Mpofu, the Transport minister, reiterated his desire for urban tolls yesterday when the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) handed over 40 graders to rural distric...