Articles tagged 'toll gates'

Motorists to pay more in toll fees 19 September 2018 HARARE - Hard-pressed motorists will have to dig deeper into their depleted pockets for toll fees, after the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) announced yesterday that it was increasing the number of tollgates on the country's highways. This comes as Parliament released a damning...
Zinara upgrading payment system 20 July 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) is in the process of upgrading its payment system, which may result in queues forming at its tollgates countrywide. In a statement, Zinara advised the motoring public of the upgrade of its payment solution systems at all tollgates nat...
Govt must shelve urban tolling idea 26 March 2017 HARARE - Plans by the Local Government ministry to set up urban tollgates will surely face stiff resistance from Zimbabweans who are reeling from the effects of myriad challenges. Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere recently announced that the construction of plazas for use in the pro...
Urban tollgates unrealistic 4 January 2017   EDITOR — The residents are right in rejecting the introduction of urban tollgates that were proposed last week by the Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere. The suggestion by Kasukuwere that councils should install tollgates to collect revenue is just unrealistic and unfair to the ...
Tollgates traffic declines 3 January 2017 HARARE - The number of vehicles passing through tollgates has significantly declined, as motorists increasingly opt for “lift clubs” in an attempt to avoid toll fees, an operator with the road funds collection facilities said. Joseph Mafanuke, country operations manager of Intertoll — a compan...
Govt officials demand special treatment at toll gates 20 December 2016 HARARE - Senior government officials are demanding special treatment at tollgates saying they are not comfortable having their exemption certificates scanned before they pass through. Instead, the officials want a Number Plate Recognition System (NPRS), which scans their vehicle's plate number...
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 mulls border upgrades 22 June 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) has dangled the idea of a corridor master development plan (CMDP) towards the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Chirundu road, which emphasises the upgrading of key constituent elements such as the southern border post. This comes as the...
Motorists evade toll gates 16 February 2015 HARARE - About a month ago, I picked up two middle-aged women who were hiking one Saturday afternoon while travelling to see a friend at Dema Growth Point, in rural Seke communal lands. Dema falls under Manyame Rural District Council, whose offices are at Beatrice. As we approached an inter...
Minister Mpofu spared jail 12 July 2014 HARARE - Obert Mpofu, the Transport minister, has escaped a jail term after the High Court set aside a civil imprisonment ruling, following allegations that he defied a court order. Court proceedings arose from the time Mpofu was the minister of Mines and Mining Development. The litigation ...
Zinara remitting a pittance to Harare council 12 November 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Revenue Authority (Zinara) is remitting paltry funds to the Harare City Council, city officials have said. Allan Markham, council's finance chairperson, said the local authority is struggling to repair and maintain its 4 000 km surfaced roads since vehicle licensing ...