National Railways of Zimbabwe

Makokoba now a shadow of its former glory

Makokoba now a shadow of its former glory

MAKOKOBA Township was Bulawayo’s first township for blacks, natives as they called us at that time. It was the only township that housed all the natives, Indians as well as Asians. The location was sold by the Sanitary Board of Bulawayo while huts were rented out to non-council members and the unemployed.

NRZ reports $49 million loss, says future uncertain

NRZ reports $49 million loss, says future uncertain

State-owned National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) says it narrowed its losses in the full-year to December 2013 by 7% to $49 million but poor business and failure to recapitalise have left the parastatal facing a bleak future.

‘Workers fired for demanding outstanding pay’

‘Workers fired for demanding outstanding pay’

National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) management has allegedly given some of its workers dismissal letters for embarking on a strike to demand their outstanding salaries.

ZITF roars into life

ZITF roars into life

ZIMBABWE International Trade Fair (ZITF) roars into life in Bulawayo tomorrow with only a handful of local companies participating at the fair because of the poor economic environment coupled with a severe liquidity crisis.

Union sues RMS over  $6 000 debt

Union sues RMS over $6 000 debt

THE TRANSPORT and General Workers’ Union has sued Road Motor Services (RMS) over the non-remittance of $6 000 union dues, which it was deducting from workers’ salaries from October 2013 to September 2014.

Gweru NGO courts Grace over touts wayward behaviour

Gweru NGO courts Grace over touts wayward behaviour

DO you have a problem? Then First Lady Grace Mugabe is your woman.

Companies struggle to pay pensions

Companies struggle to pay pensions

AFTER working for 30 years at Ingwebu Breweries, Cephas Ndiweni walked away literally empty handed.

Spare a thought  for ratepayers

Spare a thought for ratepayers

THE budget cycle for local authorities has started throughout the country and most councils are in the process of consulting residents on their financial plans for 2015.

Mpofu must fence roads: Motorists

Mpofu must fence roads: Motorists

MOTORISTS have called on Transport and Infrastructural Development minister Obert Mpofu to secure the country’s major roads first by erecting a fence to prevent fatal accidents involving animals.

Hwange board pays for services to no avail

Hwange board pays for services to no avail

THE Hwange Local Town Board has lamented the anomaly in its financial relationship with the Hwange Rural District Council (RDC) saying it does not get any revenue from some areas it services that fall under the RDC.

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