Zimpapers revenue ahead of budget

LISTED diversified media group Zimpapers registered revenue growth for the first five months of the year on the back of positive performance across all its divisions.Zimpapers chief executive Pikirayi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018


Zimpapers enters billion-dollar TV industry

ZIMBABWE Newspapers (1980) Ltd last week took a giant step towards becoming the first fully integrated media house in the country.The company got its content distribution licence, which enables Zimpap...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 May 2018


Zimpapers gets TV licence

The Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Ltd has been granted a television broadcasting licence by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe. This makes the media house the first and only fully integrated media ho...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 May 2018


Zimpapers makes senior appointments

The Zimpapers Group has made some new appointments, as the media group seeks to consolidate its position as a market leader in content generation and provision.The group is known as a content hub, whi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 April 2018


Zimpapers CEO scoops Megafest business award

ZIMPAPERS CEO, Pikirayi Deketeke, won the Megafest Business Awards professional of the year award on Wednesday while Chronicle senior features reporter, Yoliswa Dube,  scooped the print media per...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 March 2018


Zimpapers reduces total liabilities by 11.6%

LISTED diversified media group, Zimpapers, has reduced total liabilities by 11.6 percent to $28.1 million while investment in capital expenditure also improved to $1.9 million last year from $1.2 mill...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 March 2018


Zimpapers revenue up 4%

ZIMPAPERS says revenue for the full year to December 31, 2017, rose 4 percent to $39,1 million, largely driven by growth in broadcasting and the commercial printing division.While the newspaper divisi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 March 2018


Zimpapers going to war with DStv and Kwese

In January the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) called for interested parties to submit licence applications for; Video On Demand Services (VoD), Webcasting Services and Content Distribution S...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 March 2018


Zimpapers to launch TV station

ZIMBABWE Newspapers (Zimpapers) Limited is geared to launch its television station in line with its thrust to consolidate its status as the country's leading integrated media house.The idea for a tele...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 February 2018


Zimpapers disputes Kwese links

Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) has disputed media reports suggesting it renewed interest in partnering with Econet Media's Kwese TV after speculative reports that the latter had been licensed.In a stateme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 September 2017


Kaukonde files $100,000 lawsuit against Zimpapers

Former Zanu PF Mashonaland East provincial chairperson, Ray Joseph Kaukonde, has filed a $100 000 lawsuit against Zimbabwe Newspapers (Zimpapers), after one of the stable's titles, The Sunday Mail, pu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 August 2017


Zimpapers recapitalisation nears completion

Zimbabwe's largest news media house Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited's re-capitalisation efforts are nearing full circle and the company expects an improved profitability in FY2014.Group chief execu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 June 2014


Zimpapers profitable in FY13

Zimpapers Newspaper Division again carried the group's performance in the year to December  but losses in the commercial printing division and the broadcasting division saw the group restrict its...

By The Herald | Published: 01 April 2014


New board for Zimpapers

The Zimbabwe Newspapers Group has appointed a new, 10-member board chaired by veteran civil servant and former Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Charles Utete, for a period of 5 years beg...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 February 2014


Zimpapers to get printing press from China

A Chinese company has expressed willingness to avail a state-of-the-art printing press to the Zimpapers Group to be installed at the company's Bulawayo premises.This came out when the Chinese ambassad...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 October 2013


Zimpapers in drive to boost investment in Bulawayo

Zimpapers, in conjunction with Chinese investors, is working on a huge investment to turn the defunct Typocrafters into a modern printing firm that will tap into the local and regional markets. Inform...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 October 2013


Zimpapers grows revenue by 14% to $22 milliom

Zimpapers released a decent set of results with a 14% growth in revenue to $22.4m. The gross profit increased by 21% to $16.5m on efficient purchasing of critical raw materials mainly newsprint and i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 September 2013

Zimpapers new printing press installation at advanced stage

Zimpapers chief executive Justin Mutasa said the installation of the $2.2 million fully automated Orient X-Cel printing press was at an advanced stage and would be ready for trial runs in two weeks. ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 September 2013


Zimpapers to commission new printing press

Zimbabwe Newspapers will next month commission a US$2,2 million highly digitalised and efficient printing press, chief executive Justin Mutasa has said. Technicians from TPH, an Indian firm, have fini...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 July 2013


Zimpapers acquires new printing press from India

Zimpapers has acquired a highly digitalised and more efficient printing press, Orient X-Cel, from India for $2.5 million.Zimpapers CEO Justin Mutasa told Zimpapers AGM this afternoon that the printin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 June 2013

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