Tuesday, November 13, 2018
There are reasons why feminists use the slogan “the personal is political”, especially when men make arguments using the age old idea that “biology is destiny”. Manglin Pillay, the CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, recently resorted to these types of arguments about the dearth of women...
There were few dramatic changes in the Government’s budget for next year presented by Minister of Finance and Economic Development Patrick Chinamasa, and few could have realistically expected anything more than a bit of tinkering with tax law. But what came over very clearly is a new seriousness in the...
Munyaradzi Musiiwa MIDLANDS - Metropolitan Bank (MetBank) has availed a $10 million loan facility to small scale and artisanal miners. The loan facility is in form of equipment, chemicals and other mining related accessories that would be accessed by registered small scale and artisanal miner to enhance productivity. MetBank Executive Director Banking,...
Kudzanai Sharara United Refineries Limited, one of the country's largest producers of cooking oil, is looking at partnering eligible farmers in the production of soya bean. In a scheme named, Soya Bean Outgrowers Alliance, United Refineries Limited (URL) will assist eligible farmers with a letter of guaranteed uptake plus help to...
The bubble has burst as good news floods markets and tears have started dripping down the cheeks of a fair number of people who instead of doubling their money in three months have seen it almost halve in a few days. The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange saw its latest bubble as...
Election officials are looking at ways to bolster security before the November midterms. In Mac Warner’s 23 years in the US Army, he experienced firsthand the hurdles of voting from abroad. “On a hillside in Afghanistan, it’s hard to get mail, it’s hard to ship it out,” he says. As West...
The effect of last week’s ban on the importation of cold meats from South Africa and other countries by Government after the outbreak of listeria is yet to be ascertained in quantitative terms. Neighbouring countries such as Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia and Botswana also banned the importation of cold meats mainly...
Dr Gift Mugano There are approximately forty National Competitiveness Councils or Commissions worldwide in countries such as United States of America, Egypt, Croatia, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, Brazil and South Korea. In these countries, some of the councils are led by the private sector (US, Egypt and Croatia) while...
Mamvura’s Market Minute Which company would market operators say is the most volatile on the ZSE? Here we are talking boom-bust and not perennial loss maker such as Ariston. Certainly over what he has read over the past few decades, Bindura Nickel Corporation has been bust and recapitalised more than three...
Africa Moyo recently in HWANGE Some constituencies in Matabeleland North province, mainly in Binga District, have been grabbed in recently elections by the opposition MDC-T and the development has been attributed to donors who donated some food handouts for the people in this part of the country. However, Zanu-PF has been...