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Govt Sets Aside $17 Billion For 2022 Road Works

Govt Sets Aside $17 Billion For 2022 Road Works

The Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) will disburse $17 billion for roadworks programmes for over 2 000 urban and rural roads.

More than 10 000km are expected to undergo reconstruction under the ongoing Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme 2 (ERRP2) this year.

The roadworks programme will be undertaken primarily by the Department of Roads (DoR), local authorities and the District Development Fund (DDF).

Transport and Infrastructural Development secretary Engineer Theodius Chinyanga said:

Initially, we wanted $30 billion, however, due to budget constraints, we had to cut the budget by almost half.

However, we will prioritise our major roads and continue from where we left last year.

We will mainly cover pothole patching in urban areas as well as resurfacing of areas that have been excessively damaged over the years.

In Harare Metropolitan province, 45 roads have been identified for immediate attention while in Bulawayo Province, 40 roads will be rehabilitated and new others will be constructed in Cowdray ParkÔÇÖs Hlalani Kuhle area projects.

Other provinces will also receive their allocations for roadworks under the ERRP, which started last year and is expected to run for 36 months.

More: The Sunday Mail


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14 Comments

retiv 1 month ago

So now back to the story. So 2 zimbabweans Professsor Kingston Kajese and Paul Chimbodza get a lithium claim . They inturn sell 87% of the claim to an Australian company ( prospect resources). So far no mining is done .
The Australian company then sells the lithium mine to a Chinese firm .
The Chinese mine huayou pays $422 million for the mine. Of the $422 million $388 goes to the Australian mine and $44 million shared between chimbodza and kajese. The president approves the deal.
In one move zimbabwe has just sold one of the most strategic mineral to the Chinese with no gain for the country ( Australia gains $388 million while 2 zimbos get $44 million).
Now here is why as a country we are ****. The future is electric cars and solar energy both which require lithium.
The price of lithium is now $17 000usd per tonne .
The Chinese mine has said it intends to mine 2.4 million tonnes a year . This translates to $4.1billion usd a year or $342 million usd a month .
Remember they bought the mine for $422 million. Within 1 month the Chinese would have returned what they paid .
So why did our government allow such a **** deal when in Zimbabwe we have to import lithium batteries from South Africa?.
Why could our government not see the same potential the Chinese saw .
Instead we could have easily partnered with Tesla to mine the lithium and manufacture lithium batteries in Zimbabwe while partnering local companies such as exide.
Kajese and zimbodza are the only 2 zimbabweans to benefit from this .
Most of the employment generated will go to Chinese nationals . We will be left only with a destroyed and polluted environment.
How can we be so **** as a nation .
How could the presidentSo now back to the story. So 2 zimbabweans Professsor Kingston Kajese and Paul Chimbodza get a lithium claim . They inturn sell 87% of the claim to an Australian company ( prospect resources). So far no mining is done .
The Australian company then sells the lithium mine to a Chinese firm .
The Chinese mine huayou pays $422 million for the mine. Of the $422 million $388 goes to the Australian mine and $44 million shared between chimbodza and kajese. The president approves the deal.
In one move zimbabwe has just sold one of the most strategic mineral to the Chinese with no gain for the country ( Australia gains $388 million while 2 zimbos get $44 million).
Now here is why as a country we are ****. The future is electric cars and solar energy both which require lithium.
The price of lithium is now $17 000usd per tonne .
The Chinese mine has said it intends to mine 2.4 million tonnes a year . This translates to $4.1billion usd a year or $342 million usd a month .
Remember they bought the mine for $422 million. Within 1 month the Chinese would have returned what they paid .
So why did our government allow such a **** deal when in Zimbabwe we have to import lithium batteries from South Africa?.
Why could our government not see the same potential the Chinese saw .
Instead we could have easily partnered with Tesla to mine the lithium and manufacture lithium batteries in Zimbabwe while partnering local companies such as exide.
Kajese and zimbodza are the only 2 zimbabweans to benefit from this .
Most of the employment generated will go to Chinese nationals . We will be left only with a destroyed and polluted environment.
How can we be so **** as a nation. On this sad developments is tikutemeswa misoro neUkraine uye Russia vamwe vana vachidhiritsa nyika vachiomora zvavo. We are really misdirected and converted.


Mutadza 1 month ago

muchavhoterwa nemaroads rnyu iwayo. work on the dconomy not roads


TMM 1 month ago

convert rtgs iyo Kumari chaiyo kwete kutityisa nema numbers awo nxaaaa


Jah­čç┐­čç╝Tsvarie-07 1┬ámonth ago

Lets not fix roads yearly its more like looting, find a lasting solution coz every time after rain season roads need attention yet we have roads that we saw growing up tarred to date they still intact...


Chen 1 month ago

Same old tactics , allocating funds towards infrastructure development prior presidential election. Pre or prior nothing materialized. Makutanga kuallocater mari dzekugadzira maroad since 2017 mangamusiri kumaona here maroads ayaaa. Plus allocate funds in USA dollars kwete mabond mamunongoprinter. Hapana company inogadzira maroads inotanbira mabond weather it's s local or international company. Manyangira dzakuona !!!


roadhiii 1 month ago

how can they accept bond in construction
kuvaka danga rehuke u use forex for material,labour
what more a road construction exercise

­čĄŚ­čĄŚ­čĄŚ 1┬ámonth ago

kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk haunyepe

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nc 1 month ago

Banket Raffingora Road ika gadzirwa mundituke


ÔśŁ 1┬ámonth ago

Ummm zvipi kani wakuda kty vhara kani campaign yycho ummm yanyanya


Vote ÔŁÄ CHAMISA, Vote CCC 1┬ámonth ago

Auditor General arikuti last year makapiwa mari yakadarika iyoyo asi 3/4 haizivikanwi yakashandei. Loot under the guise of road-making


Chandmgar 1 month ago

Liverpool drew 2-2


Dzvamu 1 month ago

Liverpool yadii


Bright 1 month ago

draw 2-2

­čśÇ­čśÇ 1┬ámonth ago

42 yrs now muchingogadzura muchipa makambani anokuvharai fti ma tander



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