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  • Harare machete suppliers locked up

    By Timothy Maponga
  • Crime ReporterSeven machete makers, who were arrested last week at Siyaso in Mbare, Harare, on suspicion of supplying machetes to armed robbers and criminals in mining communities, were on Saturday remanded in custody. Last week, police recovered 31 machetes during a raid in Mbare. Siyaso is a home industry where a range of items are made and machetes cost between US$6 and US$10. National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed that the suspects appeared in court. “Members of the

Takunda Maodza Manicaland Bureau ChiefGOVERNMENT has managed to plug revenue leakages at the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) and is confident the parastatal now has the capacity to raise $3 billion annually. In an interview after assessing road repairs in areas damaged by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, last week, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joel Biggie Matiza said: “The management and mopping up of funds is now proper owing to the reorganisation of Zinara and now the incomes have increased.