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Concern over Masvingo black market

The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) has castigated the emergence of a black market for some basic commodities in the city of Masvingo saying it's adversely affecting operations of superma...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe has sufficient water for winter irrigation

The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has said the country's dams have sufficient water to meet the winter cropping irrigation needs.ZINWA spokesperson, Marjorie Munyonga told Business Times t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

BUSINESS NEWS

Mixed feelings over produce market

Informal traders in the City of Mutare have raised mixed feelings over the establishment of a produce market in the sprawling suburb of Dangamvura.The Mutare City Council in partnership with Care and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

BUSINESS NEWS

Concern over theft, vandalism of bins in Bulawayo

The Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has expressed concern over the sharp increase in the theft and vandalism of its bins.Speaking during a stakeholder meeting in Bulawayo, Ward 12 councillor, Lilian Mlilo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

BUSINESS NEWS

Outcry over RDC levy

Cattle farmers have raised concern over the exorbitant levy charged by the Rural District Councils (RDC) when selling live cattle to a commercial buyer which has affected their operations.Currently, f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

BUSINESS NEWS

Call to improve Harare's bad liveability ranking

The city of Harare should work to improve its bad ranking in the liveable index to attain world class city status, Harare Residence Trust director Precious Shumba has said.Harare City Council has been...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

All set for women in PR conference

The Institute of Public Relations and Communication Zimbabwe (IPRCZ) will hold a conference for women in public relations at the end of this month in the capital Harare.Information, Publicity and Broa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

Mnangagwa appoints diplomat Faranisi as perm sec

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Ambassador Tayerera Faranisi as the new permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry with effect from August...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimdollar strengthens against the real US dollar

The local currency appreciated for the first time against the US dollar after it firmed a marginal 0.094% to 83.3209 from 83.3994. This followed a drop in both the highest and lowest bids to 87.5 and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 September 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

Concerns that informal market may mop up US$ as parallel rates creep up

Industry is yet to gather data on how much sales are being generated in foreign currency although there is an increase in the use of domestic nostro accounts to settle transactions as RTGS liquidity b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 September 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa okays US dollar use

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has gazetted Statutory Instrument 85/20, which will allow citizens and businesses to charge goods and services using the United States (US) dollar as part of combating the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 March 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

RBZ suspends 30-day forex liquidation requirement

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has suspended the 30-day liquidation requirement on un-utilized foreign currency balances for exporters to support its use of free-funds policy. Last week the RBZ announce...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 March 2020

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

BUSINESS NEWS

Tax breaks for renewable energy investors as govt launches new policy

Government has dangled a carrot to potential investors in the renewable energy sector by giving tax breaks as well as awarding national project status for such ventures.This is contained in the new en...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 March 2020

POLITICS

Chombo removed from remand

FORMER Local Government minister, Ignatius Chombo, was yesterday removed from remand in a case he is accused of illegally facilitating the sale of a government house in Mutare to ex-Zanu-PF legislator...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 March 2020

POLITICS

Mudenda blasts Zanu-PF MPs

SPEAKER of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has slammed Zanu-PF MPs for disrupting Parliament's portfolio committee meetings chaired by MDC legislators saying the development contradicted President...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 March 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

US$24m for fuel

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has released US$23,89 million for the purchase of fuel to be sold in local currency for the week March 16 to 22. RBZ governor Dr John Mangudya made the announcement ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 March 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

COVID-19: Zimbabwe places restrictions on visitors from high risk countries

President Mnangagwa has said that travellers from ‘high risk countries' will be quarantined for 14 days before they can mingle with Zimbabweans as Zimbabwe upped efforts to stop the spread of COVID-...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 March 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

All deposit classes now indexed to treasury bill yields, say Mthuli Ncube

Government has gazetted a statutory instrument which directs that all classes of deposits in the banking system, should be indexed to treasury bill yields as part of efforts to promote fair compensati...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 March 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe introduces Reuters system for forex trading

GOVERNMENT has introduced a Reuters system for foreign currency trading which allows banks to trade freely as a way of stabilising the exchange rate as well as bringing down inflation to sustainable l...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 March 2020

BUSINESS NEWS

UK cranks heat on Mnangagwa

BRITAIN is turning up the heat on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government to urgently implement much-needed political and economic reforms, as well as end corruption and human rights abuses in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 November 2019

POLITICS

Gumbo was never arrested: Lawyer

PRESIDENTIAL Affairs minister Joram Gumbo was never arrested for criminal abuse of office, but he was just being interviewed on the goings on in parastatals which fell under his previous ministry and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 November 2019

POLITICS

Govt fires 77 striking doctors

GOVERNMENT has fired 77 doctors who have been on strike for better conditions for over two months while disciplinary action against the other medical professionals on industrial action is still ongoin...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 November 2019

POLITICS

MDC defends Vic Falls excursion

THE opposition MDC has defended its MPs who recently attended a government organised pre-budget seminar in Victoria Falls, where an estimated US$5 million was blown in less than a week.Amid a backlash...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 November 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Decriminalise gold possession: Miners

ZIMBABWE Miners Federation president Henrietta Rushwaya has called on government to re-align mining laws to decriminalise the possession of gold to increase production by artisanal miners.Speaking at ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 November 2019
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