Govt to review cost of number plates

Govt to review cost of number plates

By Daniel Chigundu GOVERNMENT says it is in the process of reviewing the price of vehicle number plates down and has already come up with a draft proposal to that. Vehicle number plates in Zimbabwe costs about US$160, a figure which people is unnecessarily expensive and is also unjustifiable. However answering a question in the National Assembly, Transport and Infrastructure Development Deputy Minister Mike Madanha said his ministry is actually ceased with the issue as the prices were last reviewed eight years ago. “My Ministry in consultation with the Ministry…

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Change your cash mentality: Chinamasa

Change your cash mentality: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigundu FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa has called on Zimbabweans to consider changing their love for cash and embrace the use of plastic money. Zimbabwe is facing serious cash shortages that have seen people spending hours and in some cases days in bank queues trying to withdraw their money. So dire is the situation that banks are mostly dispatching Bond Coins as Bond Notes have now become scarce due to non-banking tendencies which are being employed by some people in the country. Speaking in Parliament recently, Minister Chinamasa said…

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There is no fiscal indiscipline: Chinamasa

There is no fiscal indiscipline: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigundu FINANCE and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has dismissed claims that there is fiscal indiscipline in government, adding that some constitutional obligations are to blame for the huge expenditure. In the last four years government has had problems with ballooning expenditures at a time when revenue collections are not performing to expectations. Some economists and opposition politicians have been quick to blame fiscal indiscipline and unnecessary spending as the reason for the went-away expenditure. Speaking recently, Chinamasa said some of the expenditure is through constitutional obligations and…

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