POLITICS

Massive border fence between South Africa and Zimbabwe

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, government is to erect a 40km fence within a month to ensure that no undocumented or infected persons cross the border into South Africa from Zimbabwe and vice ve...

By SA News | Published: 19 March 2020

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Air Zimbabwe resumes S.Africa flight after settling debt

State-owned Air Zimbabwe's only serviceable plane was stopped from leaving Johannesburg last week after failing to pay for airport services.South Africa has reinstated permission for Zimbabwe's natio...

By AFP | Published: 29 October 2019

POLITICS

Chivayo hires South African lawyer

CONTROVERSIAL businessman, Wicknell Chivayo is restless after the Justice Minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi barred his attorney of choice from representing him in his pending  criminal cases.Chivayo has ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 October 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Starafrica eyes 10% increase in exports

After concluding an agreement with ZETDC last month to ensure continuous power supply to the factory, Starafrica Corporation intends to recover 10% of production lost by accelerating export sales in t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 September 2019

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Forex earnings boost Afsun H1 as group embarks on major soft refurbishments

Foreign currency earnings, which constituted 45% of revenue, helped African Sun post a 765% increase in the bottom-line for the half year to June 30.  This is in spite of a drop in occupancy leve...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 September 2019

MINING & RETAIL

African Chrome fields shuts down, lays off 500

ONE of the country's largest ferrochrome producers, African Chrome fields (ACF), has shut down its mining operations in Kwekwe, laying off over 500 workers.The company is owned by South African busine...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2019

MINING & RETAIL

Zimbabwe to be first African country to put lithium in lead batteries

Zimbabwe will in coming weeks sign agreements on the development and value addition of lithium lead batteries as the country seeks to transform the mining sector into a $12 billion industry in the nex...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 September 2019

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Zamco begins process to dispose of Star Africa stake

The Zimbabwe Asset Management Company (ZAMCO) is now looking at disposing its 57.4% stake in Star Africa.The sugar manufacturer, is among some of the companies that were on the verge of collapse becau...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 September 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

African Sun says business booming

LISTED hospitality group, African Sun (Pvt) Limited, says its business has been growing since last year in response to positive business sentiment under the new dispensation.  The group was estab...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Unifreight Africa in US$19m scandal

TRANSPORT group Unifreight Africa Limited allegedly prejudiced its shareholders on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) an estimated US$18 million wired into an offshore account in the United Kingdom (UK...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

OPINION

Mnangagwa borrowing bad law from Apartheid South Africa's statutes

Recently, the government of Zimbabwe, through the Minister of Home Affairs, introduced the Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill to Parliament (MOPA). This Bill, that will replace the reviled Public Ord...

By Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora | Published: 12 June 2019

MINING & RETAIL

Zimbabwe eyes deals at Arab African mining conference

Stakeholders in the mining industry will in June convene in London for the third annual Arab African Mining Conference Exhibition where Zimbabwe is anticipating to strike mega deals for the mining sec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019

AFRICA BUSINESS

South Africa moves to tighten job terms, expats fear expulsion

Foreign workers in South Africa with expertise deemed vital to the economy are worried that authorities will reduce the number of critical skills eligible for work permits, a move they say could force...

By Reuters | Published: 28 April 2019

AFRICA BUSINESS

Gold worth billions smuggled out of Africa

Billions of dollars' worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East - a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and beyond - a Reu...

By Reuters | Published: 28 April 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

African Sun records $10,1m profit

AFRICAN Sun says it recorded a 110 percent increase in profit to $ 10,135 million during the year ended December 31, 2018 compared to $4,816 million achieved in prior period driven by both an increase...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 April 2019

AFRICA BUSINESS

South Africa introduces R50 and R500 coins to celebrate 25 years of democracy

The South African Mint has unveiled a set of new R50 and R500 collector coins, celebrating the country's 25 years of democracy."This week 25 years ago, South Africans went to the polls in the country'...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2019

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Afreximbank disburses €100m to Mota-Engil Africa

Regional lender, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has disbursed a €100 million facility to a revolving global credit facility to support Mota-Engil Africa implement key developmental project...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa to attend CEO Africa Roundtable

MORE than 400 company executives drawn from across Africa are next week expected to converge in the resort town of Victoria Falls for the annual CEO Africa Roundtable, whose aim is to deliberate on th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 February 2019

MINING & RETAIL

South African firm injects R55 billion into Lupane gas

A SOUTH African mining firm Tumagole Consortium says it is committed to investing R55 billion into the Coal-Bed Methane mining project in Lupane. Tumagole Consortium officials, who were led by South A...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 January 2019

OPINION

Building Africa's scientific talent

Ten years ago, South African physicist Neil Turok made a bold prediction: the world's next Einstein will be from Africa. A decade later, it is worth considering whether the continent is any closer to ...

By Daniel Mundeva | Published: 01 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Miss Africa 2018's hair catches fire as she is crowned

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, won the Miss Africa 2018 beauty pageant, but her crowning moment didn't go as planned when her hair caught fire onstage. The annual pageant was held in Cross River State in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Zimbabwe hotels named among Africa's best

DESTINATION Zimbabwe continues to attract world attention as some of its hotels have been named among the best in Africa. Recently Frommer and National Geographic Traveller named Zimbabwe as one of th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Cambria Africa expects savings of US$400 000

CAMBRIA Africa Plc expects savings of about US$400 000 in the current financial year in company compensation thanks to a recently completed re-organisation of the group, a company official said.Cambri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

starafrica out of the woods

SUGAR manufacturer starafricacorporation reported profit before tax of $0,5 million in the six months to September from a loss position of $1,3 million in the prior year, driven by a reduction in cost...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe assets biggest and best buy in Africa - Prof Ncube

Zimbabwean assets are the biggest and best buy in Africa for investors at the moment while property rights are very secure, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said. I...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018
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