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Mugabe acknowledges frailty

In a rare acknowledgement of his frailty, President Robert Mugabe has said he will jump for joy at the loyalty and love shown by his party’s youth wing, but if he can’t jump physically, he’ll us...

By Staff reporter | Published: 5 hours ago

MINING & RETAIL

Simbisa Brands eyeing listing on LSE's AIM

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed Simbisa Brands, the company which houses fast food names such as Chicken Inn and Pizza Inn, is reportedly eyeing a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange Alterna...

By Staff reporter | Published: 9 hours ago

POLITICS

Mugabe's deputies engaged in a cold war

President Robert Mugabe's deputies - Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko - are engaged in a cold war of sorts over the emotive succession debate notwithstanding the camaraderie they exhibit in p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 9 hours ago

BUSINESS NEWS

Civil servants housing scheme details out

Government workers will pay a minimum monthly contribution of US$150 under the Civil Service Housing Scheme, with construction scheduled to begin this year.State officials and civil servants' represen...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 hours ago

ZIMBABWE

'Chinamasa fiscal review an admission of failure'

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa's mid-term fiscal policy review is "empty" and an "insult" to long-suffering Zimbabweans, which proves an admission of leadership failure, opposition parties said.P...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

OPINION

'Zimbabwe army to decide Mugabe successor'

Daily News chief writer Fungi Kwaramba sat down with respected University of Zimbabwe Political Science lecturer, Eldred Masunungure, to unpack the thorny succession issue in Zanu-PF, which has caus...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

EDUCATION

Zim struggles to fund new schools curriculum

Government is seeking assistance to fund implementation of the new schools curriculum, with Primary and Secondary Education deputy minister Paul Mavhima saying they will only be able to disburse reso...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

POLITICS

'Mugabe won't name successor'

Controversial former leader of Chipangano, an alleged Zanu-PF terror group, Jim Kunaka, has waded into the ruling party's succession matrix, dismissing suggestions that President Robert Mugabe must n...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

MINING & RETAIL

Zim mining sector to grow 5.1%

The mining sector is seen growing 5,1 percent this year buoyed by positive performance from the gold, platinum, chrome, coal and nickel sectors, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said.Chinamasa on T...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Banks disbursing funds for retooling of companies

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and a number of financial institutions have started disbursing funds for the recapitalisation of companies whose products were placed on import restriction under th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

CSC disputes leave investors with cold feet

DELAYS in resolving the dispute between the Cold Storage Company (CSC) and its creditors, mainly former workers, is likely to frustrate investors and prejudice already secured markets, analysts have ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Mzembi digs in on Zim roadblocks

Annual tourist arrivals from South Africa have declined from 1, 5 million to 600 000 partly due to heavy police presence on Zimbabwe's roads, a Cabinet minister has said. Tourism and Hospitality Indu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

AVM gets $20m from China

Another mega deal signed between Zimbabwe and China in 2015 has been actualised, with Baic Automotive Group releasing US$20 million for recapitalisation of bus manufacturer AVM Africa. The deal is am...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

BUSINESS NEWS

Chinamasa roasted on his mid-term budget review

Former Economic Planning minister Tapiwa Mashakada could not contain his anger after Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa delivered a gloomy mid-term budget review last Thursday.Mashakada immediately a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

MINING & RETAIL

Zim's diamond cutters, polishers struggling

Zimbabwean diamond cutting and polishing companies are struggling to absorb the mandated 10% market share set aside by government to encourage growth and development of the downstream industries, an ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

OTHER

PGA of America honours Zim's Leadbetter

WORLD renowned Zimbabwean golf instructor, David Leadbetter was last week honoured in the United States for his sterling contribution to the global game after being named the PGA of America's Teacher ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 hours ago

BUSINESS NEWS

Weak economy takes toll on Zim showbiz

The severity of Zimbabwe's cash crisis that surfaced after the introduction of bond notes last year and the subsequent disappearance of the Unites States dollar coupled with the general poor performan...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 hours ago

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

More funding for command agriculture

Local fuel dealer, Sakunda Energy, says it is targeting to increase its funding for maize production under the command agriculture scheme to cover at least three million hectares next season.Vice-Pre...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Zim farmers deliver grain to GMB

Over 1 000 tonnes of maize from the 2016/17 agricultural season had been delivered to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) by April this year, the state's grain procurer said.Speaking at the maize value c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 hours ago

BUSINESS NEWS

Second-hand clothes traders join bandwagon

Harare's thriving second-hand clothing market has embraced the use of plastic money as traders fear being thrown out of business due to cash shortages, this paper has established.The new way of doing ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 hours ago

OPINION

Command agriculture improves food security

Command agriculture is a more than half a billion dollar agricultural scheme focused on contract maize farming, aimed at ensuring food self-sufficiency.It was introduced at the start of the 2016-2017 ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 hours ago

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

African Sun unveils 'new' Holiday Inn Mutare

AFRICAN Sun-owned Amber Hotel Mutare was recently rebranded to Holiday Inn Mutare in a move that is likely to bring competitiveness in the hospitality sector in Manicaland Province, with owners forkin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 hours ago

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

NetOne says campaign a success

NetOne says its ambitious Basa Sebasa project rolled out in Harare last month to expand the mobile network provider's subscriber base and has now cascaded to all provinces has started paying dividend...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 hours ago

AFRICA NEWS

Roadblocks, stop and searches at OR Tambo airport

The issue of crime in and around South Africa's busiest airport is being addressed at national level, with Minister of Police, Fakile Mbalula announcing added new measures to be put into place over th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2017

MINING & RETAIL

Zim embarks on mining titles computerisation

The government has embarked on a programme to computerise mining title systems in a move aimed at ending the practice of double allocation of mining claims while facilitating the smooth implementation...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2017
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