Victoria Falls town council has come under fire from residents for allegedly taking important decisions without consulting ratepayers.
REPORTS that the government is preparing to splash $11 million on top-of-the-range vehicles for legislators in the country’s bloated Eighth Parliament are disturbing.
THE cash-strapped Gwanda town council has prioritised the acquisition of at least four service vehicles, including a refuse truck, amid revelations that the municipality’s vehicles have broken down and are beyond repair.
Landlocked Zimbabweans wishing to send goods and vehicles into the country have shifted from their traditional routes passing through South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia, opting for Tanzania.
BULAWAYO car dealers have indicated that imported second-hand vehicle prices could increase to recoup costs after Botswana banned the use of its territory as transit, saying alternative routes are expensive.
ZIMBABWEAN car dealers and individuals importing second-hand cars via Walvis Bay in Namibia and driving them through Botswana will now have to find an alternative route after the neighbouring country issued a decree effectively banning the use of its territory as transit for imported vehicles.
COUNCILLORS from Matabeleland have complained that they are not respected by the government, saying this has seen them lose respect in their wards.