Thursday, September 20, 2018
Enacy Mapakame HARARE - Industrialists have their work cut out as they converge in Bulawayo next week for the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) annual congress where they are expected to deliberate on industry challenges and map the way forward for its resuscitation and economic boom. CZI president Sifelani Jabangwe said...
George Maponga MASVINGO - Two private companies have formally applied to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) for a licence to build two power generation plants at Tugwi-Mukosi Dam in Chivi and Nuanetsi Ranch in Chiredzi in a development expected to make Masvingo a major power producer in the country. Triangle...
Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge - The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) is working on a finalising an agreement with a leading hotel company that will see its Beitbridge hotel re-opening with mixed facilities including accommodation, a casino, tertiary institution and serviced apartments it has emerged. The 136 room state-of the art built...
Michael Magoronga Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) has cut off power supply to Kwekwe based ferrochrome producer, Portnex Private Limited over a bill estimated to be hovering above $28million. Portnex is producing ferrochrome using the Zimasco Western Plant on a 5 year lease agreement. ZESA Holdings Public Relations Manager Mr Fullard Gwasira...
Tawanda Musarurwa HARARE - Zimbabwe Platinum Holdings (Zimplats)’s profit for the year to June 30, 2018 slid 94 percent to $2, 6 million from $45, 5 million in the prior comparable period. During the period under review, the platinum giant’s deferred tax charge was significantly higher than the prior year because...
Tawanda Musarurwa HARARE - Diversified energy group, Zuva Petroleum is investing in excess of $200 000 on a tree planting initiative that will see one million new trees being planted by 2020. The initiative will see the energy group partnering schools and farming community in a series of tree planting competitions, a move...
DURBAN - South Africa is rallying the global community to support the candidature of Zimbabwean telecommunications and information communication technology (ICT) expert, Dr Cosmos Zavazava, for the post of director for Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT). BDT is most powerful development arm wing of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialised...
Elita Chikwati HARARE – The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has received 896 273 tonnes of maize and 21 750 tonnes of small grains as the parastatal   has come up with measures to ensure smooth deliveries of the grain to its depots. GMB general manager Rockie Mutenha yesterday said GMB was receiving...
BH24 Reporter HARARE - Airliner Emirates is offering a free month’s tourist visa and third piece of luggage for Zimbabweans travelling to Dubai, as part of efforts to consolidate its market share on that route. Under the special offer, an economy class ticket from Harare to Dubai costs US$409 while business...
Michael Magoronga MIDLANDS - The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) remains committed to boosting export receipts and has introduced a raft of measures to assist value chains of the production sector with the aim of boosting exports. Exports are the biggest contributor to foreign currency earnings contributing 65 percent while diaspora...