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TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Air Zimbabwe's 'Mbuya Nehanda' grounded for maintenance

Air Zimbabwe yesterday grounded Mbuya Nehanda, a Boeing 737-200ER, for mandatory maintenance expected to last over a month. The airline has largely been operating two serviceable aircraft and whenever...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

POLITICS

'Sanctions won't stop re-engagement'

Zimbabwe will continue pursuing dialogue to normalise relations globally in line with President Mnangagwa's approach of "engagement and re-engagement", Government spokesperson Mr Nick Mangwana said ye...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Corruption worsens fuel shortages

Unscrupulous fuel attendants and dealers have compounded a critical fuel supply situation that was caused by limited foreign currency reserves in the first place, investigations show. Fuel dealers and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimra starts forex tax collection

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has started collecting taxes, especially Value Added Tax (VAT) and Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) in foreign currency from companies that collect payments in that curren...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mthuli Ncube's 2% transaction tax starts bearing fruit

The two percent transaction tax initiated in October 2018 has started bearing positive results towards addressing the budget deficit.The budget deficit has been described by Finance and Economic Devel...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa purging Mugabe loyal CIO operatives

President Emmerson Mnanagagwa's government is purging senior Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) operatives suspected of having links with former president Robert Mugabe as the Zanu-PF leader cont...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

OPINION

Chamisa desperate for Mnangagwa talks

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has described 2018 as very difficult following the death of the opposition party's founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai and a controversial election in July.Chamisa (NC...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zimbabwe makes huge saving on energy

Zimbabwe's energy import bill has dropped to about $1,2 million monthly from at least $48 million as efforts to invest in local electricity generation to underpin the envisaged economic growth begin t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

United Refineries gets export permit

ONE of the country's leading cooking oil and soap manufacturers, United Refineries Limited (URL) will resume cooking oil exports to Namibia soon as it forges ahead to grow its foreign currency coffers...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

11 000 passports left uncollected at Registry

MORE than 11 000 passports have not been claimed with some even expiring before they are collected by their owners, an official has said.The Registrar-General, Mr Clemence Masango, said the department...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

POLITICS

Mthuli Nube's hefty traffic fines start

Errant and negligent motorists who flagrantly disregard road rules will have to contend with hefty traffic penalties when the new standard scale of fines, which prescribe a maximum penalty of $700 and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Electronic transactions usage in remote areas surges

THE use of mobile and Internet-based transactions in remote areas has been on an upward trajectory with the generality of the country's populace embracing modern modes of payment.A snap survey in most...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

EDUCATION

Government to recruit 3,000 teachers

THE Government will on Wednesday and Thursday recruit 3 000 teachers in a bid to improve the teacher to pupil ratio as it moves to enhance the quality of education in schools.In a notice dated 28 Dece...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

OPINION

Re-dollarisation of economy: Wrong turn for Zimbabwe

There is an effervescence in the economy - an imperceptible but definite shift towards re- dollarisation of the economy.Initially a trickle, this will soon turn into a mighty tide in one direction –...

By Joseph Mverecha | Published: 30 December 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Zimbabwe tourism sector grosses $1 billion

Considerable dividends have begun to accrue to Zimbabwe as Government and the private sector continue to ratchet up efforts to promote Zimbabwe as a safe destination. The tourism sector has since gros...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

OPINION

Zimbabwean students fall prey to scammers

What began as a dream to hone their skills and knowledge in international capitals of the world such as Beijing has turned out to be a living nightmare for many Zimbabwean students.Duped out of their ...

By Fatima Bulla | Published: 30 December 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

ZPC to spend $500m on Hwange

The Zimbabwe Power Company intends to spend more than $500 million rehabilitating Hwange Power Station units 1 to 5 to guarantee reliability and extend its lifespan by between 15 to 20 years. The proj...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

CZI lobbies for partial free FX rate

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, the country's biggest industry representative group, is lobbying the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to consider partially floating the exchange rate in order to min...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Mnangagwa to commission $62m Unki processing plant

President Mnangagwa is expected to commission Shurugwi-based Anglo-American platinum miners, Unki Mine's $62 million platinum processing plant next month. Construction of the plant began in 2016 an...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 December 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Meikles companies to go under the hammer over debt

MEIKLES stands to lose its shareholding in several of its subsidiaries after a High Court dismissed its application challenging the attachment of its shares by the sheriff over a $1,5 million debt owe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 December 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

NTS after tax profit doubles

NATIONAL Tyre Services (NTS) reported an increase in profit after tax to $337 051 for the half year to September, but the company fears that fiscal and other monetary measures introduced by authoritie...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 December 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

SeedCo works on developing local rice seed

GIANT seed house, SeedCo says it is working on developing rice varieties suitable for local climatic conditions to reduce the country's reliance on imports. Naturally the cereal originates in tropical...

By staff reporter | Published: 24 December 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe law haunts Zimbabwe

Terrence Mkhwananzi feels trapped and unsafe in what is now regarded as the new Zimbabwe.Bailed out from remand prison, the 32-year-old activist makes weekly visits to the police station while state p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 December 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa takes war to Mnangagwa

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has vowed to step up pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the new year, saying it was time to set Zimbabwe on the path to reform.Chamisa told The Standard in ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 December 2018

POLITICS

Mutodi charges govt $500 a day

MEDIA, Information and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Energy Mutodi allegedly wants the government to pay him $500 a day payment for using his private car for official business.Mutodi's governm...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 December 2018
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