July 20, 2014

E15 roll-out begins

20 July 2014 Ethanol-blended fuel (E15) is now being sold by most service stations throughout the country as reported in the Sunday Mail of today. This is confirmed by the compliance tests carried out by the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera). The… Read more
July 20, 2014

Retailers prosecuted for selling contaminated diesel

20 July 2014 It is reported in the Sunday Mail of today that some fuel retailers “were recently prosecuted for selling diesel adulterated with paraffin, casting doubts on the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority’s (“ZERA”) capacity to rein on the sector.”… Read more
Jul 05, 2014

Tollgate fee increases

5 July 2014 The new tollgate fees in Zimbabwe, in terms of the Toll Roads (Regional Trunk Road Network) (Amendment) Regulations, 2014 under SI 106/2014, effective from Friday, 11 July 2014, are as follows:- Class of Motor Vehicle Toll fees Current ($) From 11… Read more
Jun 21, 2014

Zinara launches a nationwide blitz against unlicenced vehicles

21 June 2014 Is your motor vehicle licenced ? Please do ensure that you are compliant with the law. In a report in the Herald of Friday, 20 June 2014, it is reported that the Zimbabwe National Road Administration has launched a nationwide blitz to ensure that… Read more
Jun 21, 2014

Increases to mandatory fuel blending levels to E15

21 June 2014 The mandatory blending level of unleaded petrol has been increased from the current level of 10% (E10) to 15% (E15) with immediate effect. This increase is in terms of section 4 of the Petroleum (Mandatory Blending of Anhydrous Ethanol with… Read more
Jan 31, 2014

Renewals of motor vehicle insurance and ZINARA license discs January 2014

It is that time of the year for the renewal of the ZINARA license discs and motor vehicle insurance. At this point you need to get insurance to satisfy statutory requirements as enforceable under law and also to review your insurance cover to derive maximum… Read more
Jan 11, 2014


Please find below a notice issued by the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) ON new regulations on motor vehicles imported and driven through Botswana to other countries. The notice is reproduced below. NEW REGULATIONS ON THE IMPORTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES… Read more
Dec 30, 2013

Pedestrians to be jailed

In a news report titled “Pedestrians to be jailed”, The Herald, December 28, 2013, it is reported that the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe is to launch a new Highway Code. This new code has provisions covering all road users, including pedestrians and… Read more
Dec 28, 2013

Definition of litter

We found this definition of “litter” as extracted from Wikipedia very appropriate. Check how “littering” is defined, which is to say that, when we throw away stuff we are saying that we want others to dispose the stuff on our behalf instead of us acting… Read more
Dec 28, 2013

Dangers of throwing litter through motor vehicle windows.

The driver may instinctively try to dodge the flying debris or litter and hit another vehicle or a pedestrian or lose control of the motor veclie. Some of the flying debris or litter may, momentarily, attach to the windscreen and block vision and/or cause the… Read more
Dec 28, 2013

Motorist and Passengers : Anti-litter campaign and regulations

Environmental Management Agency (“EMA”) is driving and enforcing a campaign against littering by motorists and their passengers. Both private and public transport operators are required to have litter bins Iin their vehicles. These measures against littering… Read more
Dec 27, 2013

2014 Zimbabwe National Budget full pdf document

The 2014 Zimbabwe National Budget was presented to Parliament on Thursday 19, December 2014, The full 2014 Zimbabwe National Budget is available for viewing and download here. Read more