Zinara tightens screws on road contractors

The Zinara boss said the state-controlled parastatal is continually working with stakeholders to increase funding available for disbursement road authorities.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 23, 2024

Govt fails to pay road contractors

Southern Eye heard that some of the contractors are owed several billions of dollars in local currency.
By Rex Mphisa Jan. 1, 2024

Cash squeeze slows down road upgrades

City fathers have also accused government of sidelining the local authority and its engineers in the roadworks.
By Sharon Sibindi Dec. 10, 2023

Horror crash exposes parlous state of Matabeleland roads

The city fathers said they will hire former project managers, most of whom were its former employees, as consultants.
By Nizbert Moyo Nov. 19, 2023

Irate contractors goad govt into action over cement crisis

Industry sources also claimed the shortages were being driven by a cartel seeking to benefit from rising demand of the product because of ongoing infrastructure projects.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 10, 2023

BCC earmarks US$14m for roads

The city’s road network continues to deteriorate due to ageing and lack of timely maintenance owing to resource constraints.
By Silas Nkala Oct. 23, 2023

AMH group boss challenges Mnangagwa to revive NRZ

He said Mnangagwa was well placed to make the bold decisions required to help NRZ return to full operations.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Oct. 20, 2023
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Contractors threaten to pull out of roads... as hefty US$150m debt chokes govt projects

Globally, governments raise bonds or borrow from banks to fund the construction of roads, dams, power facilities and other infrastructure projects.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 29, 2023

Post-election crisis flashpoints

This was very clear during the Lima debt clearance plan in 2015, which flopped because Mugabe wanted things his way
By The Zimbabwe Independent Aug. 25, 2023