Monday, August 20, 2018
Thupeyo Muleya BEITBRIDGE - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has availed $32,4 million for a five year Resilient Waters project to address severe water challenges facing communities living around the Limpopo River Basin and Okavango River basins.  The programme is set to increase access to safe drinking water and sanitation...
   The demand for dairy products is rising rapidly in Ethiopia. Prices are being pushed up as demand is met by imported products, particularly powdered milk. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner asked Azage Tegegne for insights into the challenges facing the sector. What does Ethiopia’s dairy sector look like? With a population...
Enacy Mapakame HARARE - The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) is geared to commence the servicing of 165 low density stands under the Matonjeni housing development in Zvishavane, as it spreads infrastructure development projects across the country. Indications are that the bank is now scouting for partners for the development...
The rand lost more ground in mid-morning trade on Wednesday, suggesting an element of foreign selling of local assets.The effect was more pronounced in JSE-listed banks and insurance stocks, as well as big industrial stocks. BP Bernstein Stockbrokers trader Vasilis Girasis said investors were abandoning emerging markets in general, after...
Musarurwa--- HARARE - Increased revenues for Omnia Fertilizer Zimbabwe in the year to March 31, 2018 helped boost the South African-headquartered group’s profitability.Omnia Holdings is a chemicals and fertiliser manufacturer. The group reported a reported a 12 percent increase in full-year profit on the back of a positive performance in...
HARARE - The Civil Aviation Authority of  Zimbabwe (CAAZ) has lined up multi-million dollar upgrade of airports  across the country to almost double the existing annual passenger  handling capacity, an official said on Friday. The eight main airports in the country have a handling capacity of  close to six million passengers...
Enacy Mapakame HARARE - Assets in the life insurance industry have grown by 68 percent to $2,52 billion in the past four years to 2017, thanks to a bull run experienced last year. Figures from the Insurance and Pension Commission show that between 2013 and 2015, total assets for the industry...
HARARE – The Chartered Institute of Customer Management (CICM) is set to host the 2018 edition of the Botswana Service Excellence Awards. Similar awards are hosted annually by CICM in other countries namely Zimbabwe, Namibia, Malawi, Zambia and Swaziland among others. Said CICM marketing and events coordinator Tinashe Karimanzira: “Leading service providers,...
HARARE - Agri-industrial concern CFI Holdings (CFI) reported a 34 percent increase in revenue to $33 million for the half year to March 31, 2018 compared to $24 million in the same period last year on increased volumes, cost containment measures. The retail operations contributed 95, 4 percent of the...
Listed diversified media group Zimpapers registered revenue growth for the first five months of the year on the back of a positive performance across all its divisions. Zimpapers chief executive Pikirayi Deketeke told the company’s annual general meeting this afternoon that the group had posted positive outcomes in respect of...