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Govt Gives in to Doctor’s Demands

By Charles Laiton Health minister David Parirenyatwa yesterday said the impasse between government and striking doctors, who are demanding improved conditions of service, has been resolved. Parirenyatwa said the Health Services Board and the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors’ Association had been locked up in meetings where a number of grievances affecting …

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Econet to Invest $250m in Solar Power Systems

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe says it has begun the process to invest over $250 million into a solar power systems project amid indications the corporate has placed orders for nearly 20MW. The investment, Econet said, could eventually dwarf its investment in telecoms of almost $2 billion over the last 10 years. …

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Govt Not Exporting Diamonds to Botswana, Says ZCDC

By Obey Manayiti THE Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has disputed reports that it is exporting diamonds to Botswana, but says it is drawing lessons from the neighbouring country’s mining and processing of the gems. ZCDC CEO Morris Mpofu said the government had facilitated engagement with entities in Botswana that …

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President Off to Botswana

President Mnangagwa travels to Botswana today where together with that country’s President Seretse Ian Khama and Zambian leader Edgar Lungu they will assess progress made on the construction of the Kazungula Bridge. The bridge will connect eight countries. It is situated where borders of four countries – Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia …

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Parly Seeks to Priotise Workers in Liquidation

Parliament has received recommendations seeking to prioritise payment of outstanding dues to workers ahead of secured or privileged creditors when distributing proceeds of liquidation of insolvent companies. It was also recommended that judicial management fees on gross turnover be reduced from 6 to 3 percent in order to reduce overall …

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Global Platinum Production to Fall 4pc

By Joice Chademana Global refined platinum production is forecast to fall by four percent to 5 850 ounces in 2018 mainly driven by reduced output from the world’s biggest producers, Russia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. According to the World Platinum Investment Council fourth quarter report, production from Zimbabwe fell by …

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