Friday, January 18, 2019
KIGALI/ABIDJAN. — Early last year, weeks after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the US Trade Representative. That seven-page letter set Africa in the cross-hairs of the new administration’s “America First” trade ideology, pitting the world’s largest economy against...
Isdore Guvamombe Since the coming in of the new political dispensation in Zimbabwe, tourism receipts have dramatically increased and statistics from the Victoria Falls alone, can confirm the assertion, captains of the tourism industry have concurred. Hotels in the Victoria Falls, it emerged, are now fully booked for September and October,...
Tawanda Musarurwa There’s nothing quite like watching the African sun melting into the landscape. Of course there is! There is watching the Zimbabwean sun setting on the hills of the Khami Ruins. Splendid! It’s almost indescribable, but I think the rich crimson hue over the widespread extent of the ancient rocks simply took...
ISHIARA. — Even during the dry season, Venanzio Njiru’s farm stands out as a rare patch of lush greenery in this arid part of east Kenya. The former Mombasa street hawker’s fields are a mosaic of fruit trees, maize planted in water-holding pits, legumes and sugarcane. On his two acres, in...
Technology has made it easier and cheaper to send money home to relatives round the world. But what if you don’t trust your Dad not to squander it? No problem — now you can pay his electricity bills directly. The range of services, countries and choices offered by money transfer...
Enacy Mapakame Nyanga is one of the most scenic areas of Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands, typified by rolling green hills and perennial rivers. The area is particularly famous for its very chilly weather all-year round. But despite the depressed temperatures, visitors still love the area. Nested in the area of Nyanga is...
Tawanda Musarurwa Against the backdrop of a continuum of constantly shifting ecological systems — at least nine habitats are said to make up the Savé Valley Conservancy — our expedition of this compelling wildlife vision was only bound to be thrilling. Wildlife has traditionally lied at the heart of Zimbabwe's tourism,...
Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Writer Zimbabwean farmers have joined regional drive to commercialise the goat production industry with investment being deliberately channelled towards the sector. Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) president Devine Ndhlukula, through her Zviko Farms, has taken a leading role and has been on an aggressive drive importing the...
Hebert Zharare Local companies should brace for massive competition from foreign firms as Government opens up the economy amid indications continued protection has potential to breed more inefficiency and uncompetitiveness. Special Advisor to the President, Christopher Mutsvangwa, said President Mnangagwa had declared that Zimbabwe is Open for Business and to date...
Chipo Sabeta Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed property firm, Dawn Properties, is today expected to launch newly renovated Blue Swallow Lodges in Troutbeck, Nyanga. Located amongst the tranquil and serene evergreen mountains of Nyanga, the Edwardian timeshare resort offers 24 spacious and comfortable lodges with three of them having gone through a...