Monday, June 18, 2018
Arts Correspondent The arts sector has been receiving increased support from a number of corporations and this has increased their visibility and has promoted their sustainable development. Artists need to establish themselves and create a profession that will last a lifetime and sustain them financially. Corporations such as the Old Mutual and...
Taurai Mangudhla Proclaimed a Growth Point in 1980 under the Government’s growth points policy, Gokwe has rapidly progressed to secure town status in July 2007. And in line with its growth trajectory, Gokwe is dominated by small-scale formal and informal businesses. Entrepreneurs dominate the bustling streets of the town; it might as...
Golden Sibanda State power utility Zesa is targeting to start construction works for the $1,4 billion capacity extension of Hwange Power Station by end of May and completion of the project in 40 months. The project is to be undertaken by China’s electrical engineering and energy systems construction giant Sinohydro. The...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock So, Aliko Dangote’s people, geologists in particular, are back in the country to renew the billionaire’s interest in a coal venture which they will utilise towards their targeted investment in a power plant in Zimbabwe. This also comes at a time when Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity RioZim...
Prince Sunduzani Bulawayo. — Demolition of old infrastructure is underway at Egodini terminus in Bulawayo as work on the $60 million mall construction project takes shape. South African engineering firm, Terracotta Private Limited, is implementing the mega project after council handed over the site to it last month. Commuter omnibus operators and...
New York. — For all the buzz around wind, solar and electric cars, energy company executives had plenty to say Tuesday about the continuing role of fossil fuels and nuclear power at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Future of Energy Summit. Mining mogul Bob Murray offered a passionate defence of...
Lagos. — The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria's current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6,5 percent. Chairman of NPC, Eze Duruiheoma, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and...
Johannesburg. — Art collectors can be a determined bunch. Their drive to research, source and capture the object of their desire can result in expensive school fees and the sacrifice of retirement funds in pursuit of "the collection". Because guilt often accompanies such acquisitions, a rationalisation process invariably begins and...
Africa Moyo The lifting of a four-year ban on the importation of ivory into the United States of America is expected to spur trophy hunting in the country, players in the safari sector have said. The US Fish and Wildlife Services recently announced the lifting of the ban, “on a case-by-case...
Taurai Mangudhla Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry faces a new threat as global human rights watchdogs rouse the world against apparent violations by growers of the golden leaf in the country in respect of child labour. Zimbabwe is the world’s sixth-largest tobacco producer, and the commodity is the country’s top export commodity. A damning...