Truck driver shot dead by police while avoiding paying tollgate fee

A man was shot dead by a police officer while trying to avoid a tollgate in Harare. The incident happened at around 8PM on Monday night at the Skyline tollgate just after the Mbudzi roundabout on the Harare-Masvingo highway. A police source told SA Trucker: “A truck driver was trying to avoid the tollgate by … Read moreTruck driver shot dead by police while avoiding paying tollgate fee

ZIMRA introduces heavy fines for transit truckers to stop smuggling

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority has toughened its laws on transit truckers as they attempt reduce the estimated $1 billion lost annually through smuggling, reports Newsday. Transit truckers are accused of being the largest contributors in smuggling of goods into Zimbabwe by falsely declaring goods-in-transit while it’s destined for Zimbabwe. In a Statutory Instrument (SI) gazetted … Read moreZIMRA introduces heavy fines for transit truckers to stop smuggling

Zim says Beitbridge shutdown won’t happen

Harare – Police in Zimbabwe will be “out in full force” to stop an attempted shutdown of the country’s main border with South Africa on Monday, Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo has been quoted as saying. Chombo told the state-controlled Sunday Mail: “We would like to assure all Zimbabweans and foreigners travelling into the country … Read moreZim says Beitbridge shutdown won’t happen