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Govt invites troubled AirZim bids

GOVERNMENT has invited bids for the troubled national airline, Air Zimbabwe, as it pushes ahead with privatisation of its loss-making parastatals. BY BUSINESS REPORTER The airline owes creditors $341 million and was last month put under administration. “Tenders are, hereby, invited from interested parties to invest in Air Zimbabwe. Parties …

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Seed Co donates to Zim Art Gallery

Michael Tome Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s largest seed producer Seed Co Limited, yesterday extended a $5 000 support to the National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe. The donation will go towards the funding of end of year graduate art exhibition code named “Green Shoots” that will be held from mid-December (this year) …

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Japan supports Zim in cybercrime fight

Tawanda Musarurwa Senior Business Reporter Japan is set to extend grant aid of $3,6 million (390 million yen) to Zimbabwe for the provision of cyber security equipment. The equipment will be used by the Zimbabwe Republic Police in conjunction with INTERPOL and the Southern Africa Regional Police Chiefs Co-operation Organisation …

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SA rand retreats

JOHANNESBURG. — South Africa’s rand was weaker yesterday, with yield-seeking investors continuing to back the dollar and move out of riskier emerging-market and equity assets dampened by signs of softening demand in China and rate tightening by the Federal Reserve. At 0650 GMT, the rand was 0,56 percent weaker at …

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Oil prices jump

SINGAPORE. — Oil prices jumped more than 1,5 percent yesterday after top exporter Saudi Arabia announced a supply cut in December and other producers also considered reductions heading into 2019. Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1, a benchmark for global oil prices, were at $71,59 per barrel at 0749 GMT, up …

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Economy On Recovery Path – – Parly Speaker

By Bulawayo Bureau Speaker of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda has said the country since the coming in of the new dispensation, is in an economic transformation mode towards improved livelihoods following decades of economic stagnation and regression. Addressing the 2019 parliamentary pre-Budget seminar in Bulawayo last week, Adv Mudenda said …

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Building Value Chains, Skills for Vision 2030

DOCUMENTBy Emerson D. Mnangagwa Zimbabwe aspires to be an upper middle-income economy with a per capita income of US$3 500 by 2030. This requires fundamental transformations and shifts in the economy. Our Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) prepares for these critical shifts and transformations we envisage, and without which Vision 2030 …

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Unity, Peace Key to FDI – President

By Patrick Chitumba The peace and unity prevailing in Zimbabwe are the cornerstone to its modernisation and a prerequisite for attracting foreign investment, President Mnangagwa has said. The President said this as he addressed the corporate world and academics during a Midlands State University (MSU) fund-raising golf tournament and dinner …

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Zim Life Expectancy Set to Increase

By Paidamoyo Chipunza Zimbabweans will live up to an average of 61,3 years in two decades up from the average of 59,2 years should current health indicators continue, a new scientific study of forecasts and alternative scenarios for life expectancy and major causes of death in 2040 has revealed. The …

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