Zimbabwe Parliament report on ZINARA 2017-2018 audit- Part 4

  1. Mr. Chitukutuku represented ZINARA whilst Mr. S. Levy represented Univern. Mr. Kasin and Mr. Murove were witnesses to Mr. Chitukutuku signature while Mr. Kasere and Mr. Murove were witnesses to Mr. Levy’s signature.
  2. The preamble to the agreement made it clear that it was providing for “a wider scope for ZINARA’s long term integrated technology and software solutions,”
  3. The agreement spelt out that Univern would manage the supply and implementation of fully computerised integrated solutions throughout Zimbabwe that included the following;
  • consolidated licencing;
  • tolling; and
  • “any other future software solutions required by ZINARA”.
  1. To fulfill its obligations, Univern was obliged to:
  • undertake to supply and deliver both computer hardware and software for the  implementation and commissioning of the project;
  • provide full software support for the system; and
  • undertake to train existing staff involved in the operation of the system.
  1. In turn, ZINARA was obliged to provide access to Univern of all its material and computer system as well as to capture that data and population of the software application as was stated in the original agreement.
  2. ZINARA also undertook to sell vehicle licences exclusively through the Univern system.
  3. In addition, ZINARA warranted that it would exclusively use Univern for all tolling stations with the exception of the nine toll stations covered under the Plumtree-Mutare Infralink route.
  4. ZINARA was to make the following payments:
  • 18.5% of the total gross transaction value for the Vehicle License System;
  • 16% of the total gross transaction value of fees collected through the Tolling System; and
  • 18.5% of the total gross transaction value as calculated by the system “for software developed for ZINARA which is not income generating to be agreed by both parties prior to the commencement of the development of such system”

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