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Zimbabwe Government Hikes Traffic Fines to Boost Revenue

With the New Year, the Zimbabwean government has put in place new ways of raising revenue.Traffic fines have increased by at least 100 percent, and the fine for running a red light has jumped from $20 to $100. Zimbabwe’s natural resources such as gold, platinum and diamonds have failed to make the country's economy tick.Now the government is turning to another source to raise funds — traffic fines.  Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa hiked fines for speeding, running red...

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