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Minister calls on farmers to take advantage of ZITF

ZITF Business Reporter THE Government has called on farmers to participate at the upcoming Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) and take advantage of the trade showcase to penetrate the export market. This year’s trade fair will be held from April 25 to 29 under the theme, “Harnessing Linkages for Industrial …

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‘2017 trade deficit to fall 35 percent’

Desire Sibanda The Government is anticipating a 35 percent decline in the country’s trade deficit to $1,537 billion by the end of this year. The 2016 trade deficit figure reached $2,833 billion, which was higher than previously  estimated despite a number of interventionist measures implemented during the course of last …

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President tells non-compliant diamond companies to leave

President Mugabe Fidelis Munyoro, Harare Bureau PRESIDENT Mugabe has said some diamond mining firms that refused to partner the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company because they wanted to make money for themselves, are free to leave. Speaking in a wide-ranging interview with ZBC-TV last night, President Mugabe said the diamond mining …

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Radiation authority greenlights Mpilo Cancer Unit

Dr David Parirenyatwa Thandeka Moyo, Chronicle Reporter THE Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) has licensed one of the two departments at Mpilo Central Hospital’s Cancer Unit in a development that authorities say will result in the institution opening within weeks. Mpilo Central Hospital clinical director Dr Solwayo Ngwenya said …

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Union sues NRZ over $500 000 contributions

Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Reporter THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has been taken to court by the Zimbabwe Amalgamated Railway Union (Zaru) for failing to remit nearly     $500 000 in workers’ contributions. Zaru filed summons at the Bulawayo High Court citing NRZ as the defendant. The railway workers’ union is …

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