Create export friendly policies: Mudenda

ZIMBABWE needs to improve its trade systems and proffer enabling monetary and fiscal policies designed to promote international trade, Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has said.Speaking ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 February 2019


'262 million Zimbabwe-bound substandard products rejected'

Bureau Veritas (BV), an international firm contracted by government to undertake consignment-based conformity assessment (CBCA) for imports destined for Zimbabwe, says it has rejected 262 million subs...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 February 2019


RTG Bulawayo facelift to meet ZITF opening dates

RAINBOW Tourism Group (RTG) says the  refurbishment of its Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel will be completed by March 31, in time for the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair. RTG corporate communications an...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 February 2019


Mnangagwa's govt rapped for dilly-dallying over Motlanthe recommendations

LEGAL think-tank Veritas has rapped government's lethargy in implementing recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1, 2018 post-election violence in which military personnel shot a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 February 2019


Redan restores fuel coupons value

REDAN Petroleum has given in to pressure and reversed its decision to debase fuel coupons following President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to hike fuel prices by 150% three weeks ago.The decision fol...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 January 2019


ARDA Katiyo in US$95m investment deal

Agricultural productivity at ARDA Katiyo Estate is being revived after government secured investors that will channel at least US$95 million towards tea and avocado production.The investment deal will...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 January 2019


Redan given 72 hours to restore fuel coupons value

The decision by Redan Petroleum to debase fuel coupons following President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to hike fuel prices a fortnight ago has drawn fire, with lawyers demanding that the fuel distri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 January 2019


Zimbabwe companies to collapse in 30 days

MANY manufacturers could be forced to halt operations if government fails to arrest the crippling currency crisis within the next 10 days as most companies are left with less than a month's stock of r...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 January 2019


Zimbabwe teachers' union strike starts Tuesday

THE country's largest teachers' union has declared its members will not turn up for work when schools re-open this Tuesday, reported.In a statement Saturday, the Zimbabwe Teachers Asso...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 06 January 2019


'Zimbabwe diplomats live in dilapidated houses'

Zimbabwe diplomats in various countries are living in dilapidated houses, Parliamentary portfolio committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade has revealed.In a report presented in the Nationa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 January 2019


Zimbabwe mulls labour exports to S. Sudan

GOVERNMENT is targeting to generate foreign currency through human capital exports and has renewed negotiations with South Sudan to send unemployed graduates to that country. Government has previously...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 January 2019


Bulawayo dam levels drop 5% in one month

WATER levels at Bulawayo's supply dams have declined by an average five percent since November. According to the latest Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) statistics on dam levels, the city's s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018


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


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


'Mthuli Ncube's budget is a waste of time'

IT is a great pleasure to debate the 2019 national budget.  This budget, Honourable Speaker Sir, could not have come at a time of greater fragility and greater vulnerability of our country.The ec...

By Tendai Biti | Published: 23 December 2018


Vandalism costs TelOne

DIVERSIFIED telecommunications firm, TelOne, has lost over US$3 million in the 10 months to October this year due to vandalism of network infrastructure.Of the US$3 million, US$2, 2 million was in los...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 December 2018


Matemadanda berates war vets who demonstrated against him

WAR Veterans deputy minister Victor Matemadanda has berated some former fighters who challenged his liberation war credentials, saying he cannot be vetted in the streets.Matemadanda was reacting to cl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 December 2018


Private equity firms eye David Whitehead

David Whitehead is in serious negotiations with two unnamed investors seeking to inject fresh capital and revive the struggling textile firm, sources familiar with the talks have revealed. The company...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 December 2018


Clothing manufactures indaba set for Bulawayo

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce will host a clothing manufactures indaba in Bulawayo meant to find a way forward in resuscitating the sector.During his familiarisation tour of clothing manufactu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 December 2018


Which fundamentals require attention?

There is a real sense of despair in the country. Perhaps it is a left over from the heady days when we celebrated the final departure of former President Robert Mugabe from office and welcomed a 'new'...

By Eddie Cross | Published: 10 December 2018


Zanu-PF indaba under threat

THE ZANU-PF national people's conference, scheduled to take place in Esigodini from Tuesday to Sunday, is under threat of flooding after the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) warned of hailstor...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2018


Supa Mandiwanzira trial kicks off today

Journalists say they will be following with keen interest the trial of former Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira, who is facing charges of abuse of office.The trial ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2018


Digital tax headache for small economies

Taxation of digital services like Facebook, e-Commerce, cloud services, video streaming, Twitter and Google advertising is a complex global problem.Countries like Zimbabwe, which are beneficiaries but...

By Dr Dennis Magaya | Published: 09 December 2018


Daylight robbery of pricing at 4:1, but giving change at 1:1

As economic recovery measures are implemented, let's discuss this wrong mentality - yes, wrong - that nothing works until everything works because in real life there are no quick and easy fixes.For on...

By Conway Tutani | Published: 07 December 2018


Matemadanda torches storm

MDC Bulawayo provincial spokesperson Felix Magalela Sibanda yesterday lambasted the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) secretary-general Victor Matemadanda over his comment...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 December 2018

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