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Shiri Calls Ama to Order

By Martin Kadzere Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Perence Shiri, has taken a swipe at the Agricultural and Marketing Authority for weak regulatory enforcement in cotton marketing, warning drastic action will be taken against further flaws. AMA, the State regulatory board charged to ensure orderly marketing of cotton, …

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Air Zim to Secure Technical Partner

By Africa Moyo Cabinet is expected to make a major pronouncement on Air Zimbabwe, amid indications that an inter-ministerial task-force put together to find a lasting solution to the problems dogging the national flag carrier, is tying up its recommendations that include securing a technical partner. Sources close to the …

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Councillors Demand Monthly Salaries

By Innocent Ruwende Councillors have asked Government to treat them like Members of Parliament who receive a salary and sitting allowances, saying they deserve similar remuneration as their responsibilities are the same. The Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ) has since made an appeal to Local Government, Public Works and …

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Govt Gives 18k Tonnes of Maize to Mash Central

By Fungai Lupande Government has started availing 18 000 tonnes of maize to Mashonaland Central to alleviate food shortages in areas affected by poor rains during the last farming season. Each of the province’s 18 constituencies will receive 1 000 tonnes, with places like Mushumbi in Mbire District and Murongwe …

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Golden leaf fails to deliver forex

IH Securities says the economy is yet to feel the impact of the tobacco export proceeds despite being over 90 days into the season. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA In IH Securities outlook for the month released recently, the local financial markets firm said there is pressure on cash premiums which have …

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Sugar prices up 18%

THE price of sugar has increased by about 18% to $2,25 per 2 kg pack over the past few days due to rising costs of production as well as cost of money, NewsDay has established. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CRZ) president Denford Mutashu said the sugar price …

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Glue maker sticks on forex shortages

ESTABLISHED in 2009, Bulawayo-based Adhesive Products Manufacturers (Pvt) Ltd — the sole suppliers of industrial products such as general adhesive, light contact adhesive, wood glue, among other key products — wants to resume exporting to regional markets. By MTHANDAZO NYONI NewsDay business reporter (ND) Mthandazo Nyoni interviewed the company’s chief executive officer, …

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Shiri calls AMA to order

Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Perence Shiri, has taken a swipe at the Agricultural and Marketing Authority for weak regulatory enforcement in cotton marketing, warning drastic action will be taken against further flaws. AMA, the State regulatory board charged to ensure orderly marketing …

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No regrets, just satisfaction as Star FM turns 6

Bongani Ndlovu Showbiz Correspondent ZIMBABWE’s leading radio station, Star FM, is celebrating six years of existence with Zimpapers chief executive officer Pikirayi Deketeke saying there are no regrets, just satisfaction. Star FM went on air at midday on June 25 in 2012 and has become the radio station of choice …

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Star FM turns six

Beatrice Tonhodzayi Six years ago on June 25 at exactly 12 noon; the song “Indestructible” by Pastor G went booming across the airwaves. A group of men and women were gathered in the main lobby as this momentous occurrence happened. Many of us were in tears while others had their …

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