President Emmerson Mnangagwa has commended drivers on the country’s roads saying that they were policing themselves well in the absence of the numerous roadblocks which used to be mounted by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). He said contrary to prior claims by the police there has been no increase in accidents in the absence of the police.
Addressing businesspeople on Thursday, Mnangagwa said,
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On the contrary our people are monitoring themselves making sure they give way to each other without the assistance of roadblocks.
…My government will continue to strive to ensure that there is policy clarity, certainty, cohesion and consistency. We will guard against policy overlap, information asymmetric and policy reversals. World over business thrives where there is consistency.
Under former president Robert Mugabe and former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, the ZRP had become one of the most maligned organisations in the country with motorists accusing it of mounting numerous roadblocks in order to extort them
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