Tuesday, September 25, 2018
It’s a photo finish between Virgin Atlantic and Eva Air as to who introduced premium economy to the world first. Eva, a Taiwanese carrier founded in 1989 launched its “evergreen” class on its Boeing 747s in late 1992, flying from Taipei to Los Angeles with passengers spread across four cabins...
THE world’s longest commercial flight will be launched in October by Singapore Airlines. Passengers will fly non-stop between New York and Singapore, covering a distance of around 9,500 miles. New Airbus A35-900ULR (ultra long range) aircraft will be used for the flights, lasting up to 18 hours and 45 minutes. They will...
Africa Moyo recently in BULAWAYO Speculation as to when the harmonised elections will be held, ended on Wednesday when President Emmerson Mnangagwa proclaimed dates for the watershed plebiscite. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), as one of the major stakeholders in ensuring peaceful environment during polls, is already bracing up for what...
Kudzanai Sharara Nestled in the Msasa industrial area, a budding business is pushing through the boundaries to become “the country’s biggest producer of loose biscuits. Synergy Biscuits owned by 31-year-old Andrew Mumanyi, has an ambitious plan to become the country’s biggest loose biscuits producer by 2020, and judging by the company’s...
Tawanda Musarurwa Last June, the European Central Bank (ECB) exchanged $611 million worth of United States dollar reserves into renminbi/yuan securities. Considering the ECB held €44 billion in foreign exchange reserves at the time, the €500 million exchange was a small shift. The ECB’s foreign reserves now comprise US dollars, Japanese...
James Makamba: Born 1962 in Shamva. He is an entrepreneur and founder of Kestrel Corporation, an empowerment vehicle Kestrel owns shares in Telecel Zimbabwe through Empowerment Corporation together with other affirmative empowerment groups. Makamba sat on the boards of IBBAMO Foundation, JHL Investments, Thurlow and Company, the Kestrel Corporation (Pty) Ltd, African...
Business Writer With global media ablaze with Zimbabwean topics since the ouster of the country’s former president Robert Mugabe in November last year, the new administration can capitalise on that publicity to market the country’s numerous attractive tourist destinations. Zimbabwe, which is known by many as the Jewel of Africa, given...
The U.S. is the best place for investors to put their money, according to Bessemer Trust’s Rebecca Patterson. In fact, she said the U.S. market has been overweight from a combination of added stimulus from tax reform, a February spending package that filters into government agencies and global turmoil that...
Ishemunyoro Chingwere Representatives of companies from the Netherlands that are experts in the agriculture sector value chain, are expected in the country next week to explore investment and trade opportunities in horticulture and livestock sub-sectors as European investors’ confidence on Zimbabwe continues to increase. Relations between the West and Zimbabwe nosedived...
Livingstone Marufu International Finance Corporation (IFC), an arm of global lender, the World Bank, has expressed interest to invest in multi-million dollar in off-grid energy projects in Zimbabwe, as part of interventions to improve power supplies in the country and lessen burden on the main power supplies. This comes at a...