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'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

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Concern over slow MZWP progress as Bulawayo runs dry

Bulawayo residents have expressed concern over the slow progress in implementing the Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP), which has been touted as the answer to the region's water crisis.MZWP is...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 February 2019

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IDCZ disposes stakes in Almin Metal Industries, Stone Holdings

THE Industrial Development Corporation of Zimbabwe (IDCZ) has disposed of its shareholding in Almin Metal Industries and Stone Holdings as part of a restructuring process to be completed this year. Th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 February 2019

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Investment bill to be gazetted in 2-3 weeks

THE Zimbabwe Investment Development Authority Bill (Zida) is set to be gazetted within the next few weeks. The merging of the country's investment entities mooted in May 2018 is inspired by the Rwanda...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 February 2019

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Acute fuel shortages rock Zimbabwe again

Energy and Power Development minister Jorum Gumbo yesterday claimed that fuel companies were concentrating on supplying outlying areas resulting in a shortage of the commodity in urban areas.Gumbo mad...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 February 2019

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TSL seeks forex to stay afloat

Industrial holdings group Tobacco Sales Limited (TSL) says it will this year focus on partnerships with international firms to generate foreign currency to cushion its operations.TSL's plan comes at a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 February 2019

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Local currency recipe for disaster

FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube's recent pronouncements that Zimbabwe will revert to using its own currency, a decade after it abandoned the local dollar in favour of a basket of currencies is not feasi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2019

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Delta on the brink

DELTA Corporation says it faced the gloomy prospect of halting all its business operations this month owing to a crippling foreign currency shortage that has paralysed the economy.To cushion itself fr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 January 2019

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Firm seeks to recover land from defunct AfrAsia Bank

A LOCAL firm, Drummond Zimbabwe Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to be allowed to file litigation against AfrAsia Bank Limited, a subsidiary of Mauritius-based AfrAsi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 December 2018

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URL listing to depend on economy outlook, says Moyo

A PLANNED initial public offering of United Refineries Ltd (URL) will depend on the economic climate, CE Busisa Moyo says.URL this year moved to strengthen its balance sheet by inviting pension funds ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018

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Cambria Africa expects savings of US$400 000

CAMBRIA Africa Plc expects savings of about US$400 000 in the current financial year in company compensation thanks to a recently completed re-organisation of the group, a company official said.Cambri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018

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Works begin on Hwange units 7, 8

HWANGE Power Station units 7 and 8 expansion project, launched by President Mnangagwa at the beginning of August this year, has commenced with a number of civil works now underway. The project will co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018

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Zimbabwe can fix corruption scourge, says Munyeza

Prominent businessman Shingi Munyeza says Zimbabwe has the ability to fix the endemic corruption that has brought the economy to its knees.Speaking at the AMH conversations series titled Tackling the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 December 2018

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Busisa Moyo re-ignites rand debate

Industrialist Busisa Moyo has re-ignited the rand adoption debate by saying Zimbabwe can encourage "the wider circulation of the South African currency under its multi-currency system".This also comes...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018

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Mthuli Ncube exemptions on 2% tax

TREASURY has proposed further exemptions to the Intermediated Money Transfer Tax of two cents per dollar transacted following widespread stakeholder concerns and the need to ease cost of doing busines...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 November 2018

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Zimpost enters new era

The new Government led by President Mnangagwa is committed to the growth of the postal and courier services sector and ultimately the provision of the same to all, Information Communication Technology...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 November 2018

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Negligence costs Parirenyatwa Hospital $27 000

NEGLIGENCE by doctors at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals which resulted in a patient suffering a bile leak has proved costly after the High Court ordered the public institution to pay damages amountin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 November 2018

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Pharmacists heed govt warning on US$ pricing

PHARMACEUTICAL companies yesterday said they had heeded government's directive to stop demanding hard currency for drugs, but pleaded with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to consistently allocate them ad...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018

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CTC condemns ZETDC, CAFCA barter agreement

THE Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC) has condemned the barter agreement between the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) and electrical cable supplier CAFCA accusi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018

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Power generation to improve

WORK on the much anticipated $5,2 billion Batoka Gorge Hydro Electricity project will soon commence after President Mnangagwa met officials from the main contractors, General Electric and Power China ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 November 2018

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Top forex earners to spur Zimbabwe revival

IMPROVED production of the country's two top foreign currency earning commodities, tobacco and gold is likely to be a springboard to the country's economic turnaround.Captains of industry and economis...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 November 2018

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Surging inflation ravages economy

Zimbabwean business are reeling from a worsening double whammy of runaway inflation and rising input costs, which are threatening to snuff out the country's economic recovery prospects. The recent ala...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2018

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GMB deliveries improve to 1,14mt

THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has received a total of 1,14 metric tonnes (mt) of maize as at November 1, 2018, a report has noted.According to a report prepared by the Justice Mayor Wadyajena-led Po...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 November 2018

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Beitbridge-Masvingo highway project begins

Work to widen and upgrade the Beitbridge-Masvingo highway has finally begun in Chivhu with graders and earthmoving equipment now busy carrying out detour works on the first 10 kilometer stretch.The pr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018

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Meikles challenges shares seizure

Meikles Limited has made a court application challenging the attachment of shares in several of its subsidiaries by the sheriff to settle a $1,5 million debt owed to a local consultancy firm.The liste...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018
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