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Oil prices rise

LONDON. — Oil prices rose yesterday adding to last week’s gains, lifted by tensions between the United States and Iran, but concerns about the possibility of weakening demand kept a lid on gains . Benchmark Brent crude was up 13 cents or 0,2 percent at $65,33 a barrel by 1238 …

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Oil prices mixed

Oil prices were mixed yesterday as prices were caught between concerns over global supply and fears that the US-Chinese trade conflict will hurt demand. Brent crude fell by 9 cents, or 0,1 percent, to $70,02 a barrel by 1245 GMT, with prices repeatedly veering above and below $70 in choppy …

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Firms urged to invest in digital marketing

Michael Tome Business Reporter Local companies should invest in digital marketing to overcome geographical boundaries in promoting their products and services to enhance competitive advantage internationally. This was said by the senior principal director in the Department of Public Affairs and Knowledge Management in the Office of the President and …

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Deafening silence on disability, Cyclone Idai

Laylee Moshiri Correspondent The rapid and comprehensive response by the national and international community to the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai is a true sign of the spirit of “Ubuntu” among the people of Zimbabwe and the world. However, amid the relief efforts, there has been little action on a …

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Government to leverage on equities market

Enacy Mapakame Business Reporter Government has said there is no ‘blanket prescription’ for the disposal of public assets, but will leverage on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) to commercialise several state enterprises. It expects to raise US$350 million from the reform programme of state enterprise. Ministry of Finance and Economic …

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Illegal price hikes: Govt taking action

Felex Share Senior Reporter Government is strengthening its policies and resource support through the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) to stabilise prices and cushion workers from businesses bent on profiteering, a Cabinet minister has said. In a statement to mark Workers’ Day yesterday, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Sekai …

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Tammy reflects on upbringing in new single

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent Rising afro-pop musician Thamsanqa “Tammy” Moyo is reflecting on her upbringing in new single titled “Kwandinobva” scheduled for release this Friday. The 21-year-old musician — who has been high-riding with several hits dating back from her teenage days — said the song chronicles her upbringing. “Kwandinobva …

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Towards ‘The Africa We Want’

Kizito Sikuka Correspondent Africa is determined to achieve socio-economic transformation to “the Africa we want”, and to be advanced, developed, empowered, inspired, independent and united by 2063. These qualities are contained in Agenda 2063 — a continental strategic framework adopted by the African Union (AU) in 2013 to optimise the …

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