Thursday, August 16, 2018
The year 2017 proved to be a remarkable and successful year for the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. It had a variant of interesting and engaging shows from the beginning of the year, at the same time NGZ was celebrating its 60th birthday. A number of exhibitions highlighted the year and...
Kudzai Goremusandu Africa’s huge growth in trade and its diversification of partners over the past two decades has not helped in expanding its export basket. Africa’s goods trade with the rest of the world shot up $852 billion in 2015 from $197 billion in 1995. This quantum rise reflects an expansion...
Kudzanai Sharara In 2016, Government embarked on a Command Agriculture Programme whereby 400 000 hectares of land was specifically targeted for maize production. The then Cabinet took a decision which saw farmers close to water bodies being given inputs and farming machinery to support them in growing maize, which is the...
Africa Moyo Businesspeople are calling for legislation that outlaws the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) from raiding their accounts for foreign currency, which happened in the last years of hyperinflation. Some industrialists, who are concerned by the behaviour of the RBZ in the past, are considering raising the issue during...
Hebert Zharare Despite statutory levies as high as 71 percent on major petroleum products, the country's energy regulator contends fuel prices in Zimbabwe are consistent with the architecture of the domestic market. Government levies 42,1 cents per litre for petrol and 62,2 cents for diesel with the Zimbabwe Energy Regulation...
Aurra Kawanzaruwa The World Travel and Tourism Council forecast in their 2017 Economic Impact of Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe report, that the direct contribution of the sector to the country’s GDP is to rise by 3,0 percent pa, from 2017-2027, to USD0,7 billion, 4,0 percent of total GDP in...
From the Blu-Ray Disc to the world’s first touch-screen computer, CES has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. From the 9th to the 12th of January 2018, the tech world, business...
Chipo Sabeta According to Forbes Magazine, squash is the healthiest sport mainly because it is one of the few sports, which provides a full body workout. From the arms, wrists, feet and even mental agility, can burn the calories and strengthen heart muscles thereby reducing the risks of a heart...
Enacy Mapakame Zimbabwe is endowed with great natural resources. But it is also a country full of myths and legends about those natural resources. People often talk about Nyanga Mountain mysteries and occurred disappearances, the mystical pool at Chinhoyi Caves, the sacred Nharira Hills, Nyanyadzi Hotsprings, the mermaid mysteries at...
Aurra Kawanzaruwa Ernest Hemingway put it like this: “Wine is one of the most civilised things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any...