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Govt seals airport upgrade funding

Government has secured US$153 million from China for the expansion of the Harare International Airport with reconstruction work set to start in November.The China Export Import Bank has extended the l...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Airlines getting foreign currency

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is fulfilling its obligation to release money to airlines for remittances repatriation, but acute foreign currency shortages continue to slow the progress in clearin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Cairns to inject $4 million

Cairns Foods plans to inject US$4 million into its operations this year as it gradually revives its beverages business unit which collapsed when government rolled out its chaotic agrarian reforms. For...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF's trump card

Zanu-PF, the country's ruling party, will anchor it's 2018 electoral message on economic revival and political tolerance, the party's Youth Secretary Pupurai Togarepi has said. President Emmerson Mnan...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mixed reactions over cannabis legalisation

Zimbabweans have expressed mixed feelings over government's move to legalise the production of cannabis (mbanje).Last Friday, government gazetted a $50 000 licence fee for those wishing to farm the dr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

Khupe split won't derail Chamisa

Former MDC deputy president Thokozani Khupe's recent split from the Nelson Chamisa-led party will not have serious ramifications on his presidential bid as she has no political capital, analysts have ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zanu-PF denies stealing MDC ideas

ZANU-PF has dismissed allegations by the opposition MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa that the ruling party has a proclivity for plagiarism as baseless.Two weeks ago, Chamisa said the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Insurance bureau gets thumbs-up

THE proposed Insurance Crime Bureau in Zimbabwe must have the power to speedily prosecute cases brought before it because insurance fraud has been on the rise due to economic decay, analysts have said...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet scoops top honours at ZITF 2018

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country's largest telecommunications, media and technology company, yesterday won the award for the best overall stand at this year's Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (Z...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

Grace Mugabe apology revealed

Former Zanu-PF women's league treasurer Sarah Mahoka became one of the first ruling party top officials to push the G40 onslaught against President Emmerson Mnangagwa before he was briefly pushed out ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

Gono printed $Z to stop coup

Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono says he was forced to print money even when he knew it would cause hyperinflation because the government was desperate to forestall a coup by hungr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

ZITF 2018 lives up to expectations

ZIMBABWE's premier trade showcase for the first time in years attracted a huge number of exhibitors and visitors, but South Africa - the country's largest trading partner - was conspicuous by its abse...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

ZITF ends on a high

The 59th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) ended in Bulawayo yesterday with the organisers describing this year's fair as one of the best in recent years.ZITF Company chairperson...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zanu-PF polls a total disaster

Zanu-PF's hotly-contested primary elections took place countrywide yesterday amid violent and chaotic scenes, as well as damaging allegations of bribery, favoritism and the imposition of candidates - ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

'Zanu-PF's poll chaos planned'

Respected University of Zimbabwe politics expert, Eldred Masunungure, says the chaos that was witnessed during Zanu-PF's primary elections at the weekend may have been deliberately engineered in the i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa admits failure

President Emmerson Mnangagwa last night readily admitted to the problems which marred Zanu-PF's weekend primary elections which were extended for a second time to today, following more chaotic scenes ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Beitbridge to rename streets

The renaming of streets, suburbs and business centres here in line with its municipal status is now in the final stages, acting town clerk Mr Loud Ramakgapola has said. The exercise is in line with Se...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

'Tainted' candidates worry Chamisa

Opposition MDC president Nelson Chamisa has headaches over the calibre of some candidates vying to contest as MPs and councillors, as their characters are dodgy after having been fingered in corruptio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

Teachers headed for clash with Chiwenga

TEACHERS are headed for a clash with government after the Zimbabwe Teachers' Association (Zimta) yesterday officially declared they would down tools when schools open in a couple of weeks to press for...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

POLITICS

Madhuku lashes Chamisa

LAW expert Lovemore Madhuku has lashed out at the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC-T faction for criticising the ruling of the court case in which rival leader Thokozani Khupe won the battle over the use of the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

POLITICS

It's people's vote not army, says Mutsvangwa

Special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Christopher Mutsvangwa, has said the people not the army will decide Zimbabwe's election winner in the looming 2018 poll.This comes amid concerns that ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

POLITICS

Chombo's bail conditions further relaxed

Former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo's bail conditions have been further relaxed to allow him to seek medical attention in South Africa.Chombo, who is facing a slew of corruption charges with the S...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

POLITICS

ZCTU invites Chamisa

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has invited MDC's Nelson Chamisa to grace the Workers' Day celebrations in Harare on Tuesday.MDC acting spokesperson Thabitha Khumalo told the Daily News y...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Sibusiso Moyo meets top EU official

European Union vice president of the Council and High Representative, Federica Mogherini, yesterday met with Foreign Affairs and International Trade minister Sibusiso Busi Moyo in Brussels – and acc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe has not had load shedding in 2 years

ZESA Holdings says it has not had load shedding for the past two years and that the intermittent blackouts in various suburbs in recent months have been down to the just-ended rainy season.Various are...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

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