National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)

NRZ lifeline close: Mpofu

NRZ lifeline close: Mpofu

THE government is engaged in intricate negotiations with the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) for the provision of between $450 and $700 million to bankroll the rehabilitation of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) which has been laid low by a myriad of problems, top among them dilapidated machinery and lack of capital, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

Zupco abuse has to end

Zupco abuse has to end

The use of Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) buses to prop up First Lady Grace Mugabe’s political career is despicable and should be stopped forthwith.

NRZ defends evictions

NRZ defends evictions

FAILURE by former National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employees to vacate the rail company’s houses in Westgate compromised the firm’s operations as staff meant to be occupying the properties stayed far from work and could not report for duty on time during emergencies, acting general manager Lewis Mukwada said yesterday.

NRZ workers  to stage demo

NRZ workers to stage demo

MORE than 4 000 National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workers drawn from Bulawayo, Harare, Gweru and Mutare are set to stage a demonstration protesting the non-payment of salaries.

Imbiber killed for R4

Imbiber killed for R4

A 23-YEAR-OLD Bulawayo man who killed a drinking mate for failing to contribute R4 towards the purchase of two litres of opaque beer was yesterday slapped with an effective 18-year jail term.

NRZ evicts ex-workers

NRZ evicts ex-workers

MORE than 50 former National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employees were yesterday left homeless after being evicted from the parastatal’s houses in Westgate, Bulawayo.

NRZ demos given nod

NRZ demos given nod

THE High Court has granted National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workers permission to stage peaceful demonstrations in Bulawayo, Harare, Gweru and Mutare over non-payment of salaries.

NRZ trains ‘a death trap’

NRZ trains ‘a death trap’

THE Railway Association of Enginemen (RAE), a union that represents National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) train drivers, has warned that the country’s 3 000km rail network is now a death trap.

Train derailments  cause for concern

Train derailments cause for concern

NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) board chairperson Alvord Mabena made a very honest admission on Sunday that the parastatal’s passenger trains are no longer safe for travellers.

Police bar NRZ demos

Police bar NRZ demos

POLICE have barred National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workers in Bulawayo and Harare from holding planned peaceful demonstrations tomorrow to protest non-payment of salaries.

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