Saturday, November 17, 2018
Elita Chikwati HARARE - Tobacco grower registrations for the 2018/19 season have increased by 65 percent from 98 233 farmers last season to 162 028, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board have shown. Of the registered growers, 34 845 are registering for the first time. Latest statistics from the TIMB...
Michael Tome HARARE - Zimbabwe should identify and establish long term economic potential areas for the country to realise a robust economy from now going into the future. This is not a new concept in building economies as it has been undertaken in Latin America and East Asian countries. Zimbabwe has great...
CONAKRY - President Emmerson Mnangagwa on  Wednesday expressed confidence that blossoming relations between  Zimbabwe and Guinea would translate to greater economic cooperation. Speaking at a dinner held in his honour by his counterpart, Alpha  Conde, President Mnangagwa said the two nations should speak with one  voice at forums such as...
HARARE - The Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) received over 150 bids for its struggling mining  companies that it put on tender at the beginning of  the year, a cabinet Minister has said. In February, ZMDC, a government firm, which owns an empire in the  mining sector, put up its...
  BH24 Reporter HARARE - Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation says it has signed a legally binding deal with Fremiro Investments to acquire its 15 percent stake in the Gwanda-based Blanket Gold Mine. This will effectively bump Caledonia’s equity stake in the Zimbabwean gold producer to 64 percent after the Government...
Kudakwashe Mhundwa HARARE - Players in the Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector should capitalise on the current shortages of basic commodities that the country is facing to boost their supplies to major retailers in the country, Minister of Women Affairs, Community Small and Medium Enterprise Development Sithembiso Nyoni has said. This comes...
Munyaradzi Musiiwa MIDLANDS – A high-powered delegation from German is expected in the country this month as Berlin and Harare continue to strengthen ties. This follows a recent visit by German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Dr Gerd Müller to Harare in August. German was wooed by President Mnangagwa’s engagement and...
  Elita Chikwati HARARE - Zimbabwe is hosting a SADC 10-day training of veterinarians and animal health technicians aimed at equipping the experts with appropriate animal disease surveillance skills, prevention of emerging diseases, control of endemic diseases and enhancing livestock productivity and production in the region. The workshop which is being attended...
Michael Tome HARARE – Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube says African countries should revise harsh intra-African trade practices so as to encourage trade relations within the continent. This is one of the deliberations to be taken to  Intra African Trade Fair (IATF) 2018 which is set to be held...
  BH24 Reporter HARARE - Cassava Smartech, the Econet group’s soon-to-be-listed division, yesterday successfully hosted a first-of-its-kind EcoFarmer expo at Murehwa Centre, 90km northeast of the capital Harare.  The farmers’ expo, themed ‘Taking Farming to the Next Level’ was attended by over 3 500 farmers, senior government officials, agriculture input suppliers, provincial...