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Internet shutdown costs govt millions of dollars

THE government lost millions of dollars through delayed revenue inflows due to the slow processing of imports and exports after the switching off internet services countrywide.Government threw the cou...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Zimbabwe tourism sector counts losses in the wake of protests

ZIMBABWE'S tourism industry stakeholders say the three-day shutdown that brought business to a standstill severely affected the sector, especially in terms of booking cancellations.The shutdown, which...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

MINING & RETAIL

'Looting spells death for Zimbabwe retailers'

BUSINESSES that were broken into, looted and sometimes burnt down during the recent nationwide protests might not be able to rebuild, restock and reopen, business leaders have said.Last week Zimbabwe ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

ZimTrade aims to increase exports by 10%

TRADE and export promotion body ZimTrade has projected to increase exports of value-added goods and services by 10 percent this year through lining-up various promotional programmes aimed at encouragi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

New activities for Matopos National Park

A TOUR operator in Bulawayo is planning to introduce new tour packages to excite visitors to Matobo National Park as the industry is fast adopting innovative and diverse ideas that will revive interes...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Delta urged to explore export market

INDUSTRY and Commerce Deputy Minister Raj Modi says Delta Corporation Limited should consider exploring and fortifying export markets to enable it to boost its foreign currency coffers in the wake of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Fuel deliveries resume

FUEL deliveries at service stations have resumed after being temporarily halted for about a week owing to the violent protests that rocked the country, a Cabinet Minister has said.In a telephone inter...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 January 2019

MINING & RETAIL

Zimbabwe eyes rejoining London Bullion Market

Zimbabwe is targeting to upscale its engagement for re-accreditation into the London Bullion Market this year as the government seeks to optimize earnings from gold by participating on a global market...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Chamisa's MDC won't compensate anyone

MDC Alliance said it will not compensate anyone for the damages incurred during the national stay-away.The party's vice president Morgen Komichi told the Daily News that his party was not behind the c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Zimbabwe deports SA journalists

Two South African journalists were yesterday deported by Zimbabwean authorities amid fears government could be going in overdrive to stifle access to information.In a statement, Media Alliance of Zimb...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Mnangagwa sued over Internet blackout

Two civic society organisations have dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the High Court following a government decision to completely shut down the Internet twice in a week, following a three-day ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

'17,5% boost in tourist entries'

Zimbabwe recorded a 17,5 percent increase in the number of tourists who entered the country in 2018, the department of Immigration has said.The number of travellers cleared around the country's ports ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

ECONOMC INDICATORS

Zimbabwe annual inflation rate surges to 236%

Renowned United States economist and currency expert Steve Hanke says Zimbabwe's annual inflation rate is at 236 percent, much higher than the official figure of 42,09 percent published by Zimbabwe Na...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Panicking Zimbabwean shoppers besiege supermarkets

Hundreds of panicking shoppers yesterday thronged  supermarkets  and engaged in panic buying after some of the country's leading retailers opened their doors to the public following three da...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Zimbabwe soldiers leave ugly terror trail

Horror stories are slowly emerging of how the country's trigger-happy security forces brutalised ordinary Zimbabweans this week - shooting  68 people and leaving dozens others requiring life-savi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa's cabinet approves new cyber bill

With Zimbabwe's Internet shutdown still partly in place, the Information minister says that the government has crafted a new law to curb abuse of the Internet .Zimbabweans were left without Internet&n...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Army deployed to Bulawayo streets

Government has deployed the much-dreaded Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) in the city as part of its desperate move to contain the civil unrest that was fast getting out of hand.All roads leading to the c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Mugabe wheelchair-hound, taxpayers to foot $4m bill

THE taxpayer continues to foot former president Robert Mugabe's medical bills, as it emerged President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government gave the deposed strongman US$4 million to cover his hospital exp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe civil servants reject $78 salary increment

GOVERNMENT now faces a crippling civil service strike after its' revised offer of $78 for the lowest paid worker or 20% on a sliding scale was rejected by negotiators, who want nothing less than $1 70...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Mujumi jailed 12 months over contempt of court

A MASHAVA miner, Takunda Mujumi, has petitioned the High Court seeking rescission of judgment after he was slapped with a 12-month jail term for interfering with SMM Holdings mining claims despite a c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

OPINION

Legality of blocking the Internet simplified

TODAY, we discuss the legality of the recent shock total blockade of the Internet and subsequent limitation of service to the exclusion of social media sites Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and Twitter, a...

By Miriam Tose Majome | Published: 19 January 2019

SOCCER

Chiyangwa accused of destabilising Zifa

ZIFA president Felton Kamambo has accused former association boss Philip Chiyangwa of destabilising the association, alleging that the businessman held a meeting with some board members, where they di...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Man tries to pay duty with fake US$ notes

A 25-YEAR-OLD man from Bulawayo has been arrested at Beitbridge Border Post for attempting to pay duty using fake United States dollar notes. Givemore Tshuma of Nketa suburb, who was supposed to pay a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

POLITICS

Police recover looted goods, culprits in court

POLICE in Bulawayo recovered property and groceries worth thousands of dollars in Entumbane suburb that were looted by violent demonstrators. The recovered goods include stoves, refrigerators, freezer...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Residents walk to town for groceries

SCORES of desperate residents were on Wednesday and yesterday forced to walk into town to buy groceries as some shops in their respective residential suburbs were vandalised by hooligans. Some unscrup...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019
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