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European Investment Bank officials coming to Zim

European Investment Bank (EIB) officials are due to visit Zimbabwe on a mission to explore funding opportunities for the private sector, European Union's ambassador to Zimbabwe Aldo Dell'Ariccia has s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

NSSA in $50 million hotel scandal

The cost of a hotel built by the National Social Security Authority in Beitbridge ballooned from $17 million to $50 million in murky circumstances, which include hiring a construction firm that could ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

OPINION

Moving Human Resources from compliance to strategy

For most organisations the Human Resource function is simply one that feeds into compliance. Recently there has been a significant rise in interest in the role of the Chief Human Resource Office or HR...

By Regenesys | Published: 21 February 2014

POLITICS

Zanu-PF employees face axe

Newly elected Zanu-PF provincial executives are reportedly on a witch-hunt targeting party employees aligned to their rivals and dismissing them on spurious allegations of incompetence and insubordina...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Tobacco season kicks off

The 2014 tobacco selling season will open tomorrow with 47 percent of the crop expected to come from the communal areas.Stakeholders have expressed confidence that the 2014 selling season will surpas...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt to appoint interim PSMAS boss

Government will appoint an interim manager to run the affairs of the Premier Service Medical Aid Society following the resignation of its board members on Friday last week. Addressing a press co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

$11.2 million storm rocks NSSA

The National Social Security Authority is in the eye of a storm after it lost over $11.2 million worth of property which was repossessed by local authorities over non-development, prejudicing pension...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

POLITICS

White Zimbabweans join anti-embargo crusade

A lobby group called Zimbabweans Against Sanctions has urged Zimbabweans to unite in opposing illegal sanctions on the country. Former national cricket team captain Heath Streak is the spokesper...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

POLITICS

EU partially lifts Zim sanctions

The European Union yesterday suspended sanctions on 8 Zimbabwe officials - among them service chiefs, politicians and war veterans - but kept President Mugabe and the First Lady Grace Mugabe on the e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

POLITICS

Mugabe leaves for eye operation

President Mugabe left the country yesterday for Singapore for a procedural eye cataract operation. He left soon after he officially opened a Cabinet session. Presidential spokesperson George Cha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Negative destination brand haunts Zimbabwe

The tourism sector recorded a marginal increase in tourist arrivals in 2013 with visitors from Africa contributing the highest number of tourists, an official at the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

ZIA approved $39 million projects in January

The Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZI) approved investment projects worth $38.6 million in the first month of this year, with the majority being in  the mining sector. The approved investme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

POLITICS

Zanu-PF MP wants Cambridge exams reinstated

A legislator has demanded the reinstatement of Cambridge examinations to replace the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec).Zanu-PF MP, Fani Phiri, last week said Zimsec has been associated w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 February 2014

POLITICS

Mugabe fumes against corruption

President Mugabe on Friday repeated his threats that those implicated in corruption should face the full wrath of the law. He said this at a Zanu-PF extraordinary politburo meeting. His calls come in ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

New board for ZBC announced

Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has appointed an 11-member board chaired by telecoms entrepreneur and ICT expert Dennis Magaya to spearhead restructuring ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Industry in €3m EU trade support

Local industry has secured a €3 million grant for two and half years beginning February from the European Union to be supervised by the International Trade Centre. The grant will finance projects in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 February 2014

POLITICS

EU set to suspend most Zim sanctions

Brussels - European Union ministers are due on Monday to approve the suspension of most sanctions against Zimbabwe, although those against President Robert Mugabe will remain in place, diplomats said....

By Sapa | Published: 17 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Inter-bank market set to resume

THE inter-bank market is set to resume after Government and the African Export Import Bank entered into an agreement to introduce a facility and associated instruments to alleviate the liquidity chall...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 February 2014

POLITICS

Zimbabwe re-engages the European Union

Zimbabwe will today hold a one-day re-engagement conference with representatives from the European Union (EU). Business Council of Zimbabwe president Hlanganiso Matangaidze confirmed the development y...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Industrialists, Diplomats tour Bulawayo Industries

INDUSTRIALISTS and diplomats from the SADC region yesterday toured Bulawayo industries with a view of creating potential investment and understanding how these companies are operating in the midst of ...

By Lulu Brenda Harris I Radio Dialogue | Published: 13 February 2014

OPINION

The Noble Path to a vibrant workplace

It is so important to be inspired. Once in a while, we can be inspired by an ancient framework to consider our daily tasks differently. The Gautama Buddha's teachings were action-oriented and a high p...

By Regenesys | Published: 13 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

No civil service salary increment till April

THE cash-strapped government yesterday risked the wrath of public sector workers after announcing that a promised pay increase would now only be effected in April, not this month.The government, citin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

'Tax evasion cost Zimbabwe $12bn'

ZIMBABWE should put in place tax measures to reduce revenue loss from minerals through illicit financial outflows, delegates attending a debt seminar heard yesterday.Addressing delegates at a workshop...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Heavy rains threaten farmers' produce

Farmers in Matabeleland will incur additional costs in buying ammonium nitrate fertiliser to save their crops from leaching because of heavy rains.Crops in some areas have started turning yellow, a si...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2014

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim, Afreximbank sign trade securities MoU

GOVERNMENT has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to provide debt securities that could be used as collateral for interbank funds placements ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2014

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