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Zim Should Reap Benefits From WEF

As global political and economic movers and shakers converge in Cape Town, South Africa, for the 28th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa that kicks-off today, expectations are sky-high that Zimbabwe will walk tall after the meetings. With the best climate suitable for commercial agriculture, an industry with an insatiable …

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Three Hwange Thermal Power Substations Down

By Idah Mhetu GOVERNMENT on Tuesday announced the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa)’s Hwange Thermal power substations have broken down. tAddressing the media during a post cabinet briefing, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the country was now beginning to experience some improvements in the power supply due to imports from …

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Absence of Airline Frustrates Kariba Tourism

By Oliver Kazunga The continued absence of a domestic airline service to Kariba is frustrating the growth of the tourism business in the destination. Zimbabwe Tourism Authority executive director for domestic tourism and strategic research, Mrs Sophie Zirebwa, said air connectivity was critical for Kariba as access to the destination …

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Doctors’ Perks to Go Up

By Thandeka Moyo THE Health Services Board (HSB) has said Treasury has agreed to adjust cost of living allowances and provide health-specific allowances to end the countrywide doctors’ strike that started yesterday. According to the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors’ Association, doctors manning all Government hospitals “are not in a position to …

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ZimTrade readies for exporters conference

Own Correspondent Preparations are at an advanced stage for the ZimTrade 2019 Annual Exporters’ Conference and Exporter of the Year Awards that is set for October 10-11 in Bulawayo. The conference, taking place under the theme “Rethink, Reform, Export!” is set to bring together the Government, local exporters, industry players, …

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Gas to break African cities’ dirty charcoal habit

BARCELONA. — The widespread use of charcoal for cooking in African cities can cause devastating damage to forests up to 300 km away, scientist Sebastian Rodriguez-Sanchez found while working on energy and agriculture issues in West Africa. So in 2015, he co-founded a business to try to fix the problem …

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Zimnat, Access Finance seal deal

Business reporter INSURANCE services firm, Zimnat, says it has struck a partnership deal with bureaux de change operator, Access Finance, for provision of key services to their clients. Under the arrangement, Zimnat customers can now obtain bureau de change services at selected Zimnat branches across the country. “The establishment of …

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Private sector cushions labour force

Africa Moyo Some private sector employers have emulated Government by providing a cushioning allowance to employees so that they get more disposable income in the face of the recent price increases. Government has agreed with civil servants representatives to increase workers’ salaries to $1 023 from $526 for the lowest …

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Mineral earnings clock US$1,1bn

Bulawayo Bureau THE mining sector generated US$1,1 billion in the first seven months of 2019 against a projected target of US$1,2 billion, according Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ). MMCZ, which falls under the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, is an exclusive agent for marketing and selling of minerals …

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Meikles faces lawsuit over debt

Martin Kadzere Meikles Limited is facing a lawsuit after it failed to finalise a court sanctioned debt settlement plan with Core Solutions, a consultancy firm the diversified listed company engaged to recover-on its behalf-the money it was owed by the Government. Core Solutions, which was embroiled in a protracted legal …

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