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9 hours ago | September 16, 2019

Why Ethiopia’s showcase sugar projects face huge challenges

If it’s completed, the Kuraz sugar project in Ethiopia will be a mega-scheme unprecedented in size and processing ...

RBZ hikes overnight rate

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) on Friday hiked its key overnight accommodation rate by 20 percentage points to 70 ...

Fuel prices up by 50c

Prices of fuel are up by about  50 cents with immediate effect, maintaining an upward trajectory since  a rare decrease ...

RBZ mulls initiatives to boost productivity

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says it is looking at introducing policy measures that are meant to encourage local ...

4 days ago | September 13, 2019

Penny stocks the in-thing

Penny and mid-tier stocks are enjoying a fine run, leading year-to-date gains at a time big cap counters are succumbing ...

Kariba fishing tourney: It’s that time again

Kariba is a place of mystery and endless breathtaking phenomena.

BAT plans to cut 2 300 jobs

British American Tobacco plans to cut 2 300 jobs as cigarette sales continue to decline in major markets and US ...

Curechem Overseas mulls co-operation with Indian firm

CURECHEM Overseas, a local chemicals supplier, is mulling co-operation with Hualong and Oriental Rubber of India for the ...

Mobile enabled solar power irrigation in Kenya

Kenya relies largely on expensive food important to feed its population. To become sustainable, the productivity of ...

TelOne exhausts US$98m facility

TelOne has exhausted the US$98 million loan facility it got from China Eximbank for the national broadband project and ...

In science is the glorious future

On March 27, 2015 I met a dreamer. It was in a luncheon hosted by the Rector of Stellenbosch University for the year’s ...

Is your marketing strategy giving desired results?

Robert Gonye Many businesses think that if their product or service is spectacular, it will speak for itself and assume ...

Investment in energy sector needed

Zimbabwe is presently in the grip of a power crisis that has been decades in the making. The country is mainly dependent ...

Designated ports of entry for importation of medicines

The importation of Medicines and Allied Substances is controlled by Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) which ...

Apple bets on cameras, battery life to sell latest iPhones

Apple unveiled new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life, making incremental tweaks to lure buyers ...

‘Comfort cooling’ no longer a luxury

As the world rapidly warms and urbanises, air conditioning is becoming essential for public health and economic ...

Did you know?Ariston Holdings: A farm basket of decades

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed agro-industrial concern, Ariston Holdings, has a history that dates back to the1940s. By ...

How insurance, pensions money stimulate economy

The insurance and pensions industry is fundamentally underpinned by the principle of investment, as players in the ...

Britain agrees on southern Africa trade deal

Britain has agreed on a deal with six southern African countries including South Africa, the continent’s most developed ...

6 days ago | September 10, 2019

South African taxpayers will bear the brunt of National Health ...

South Africa’s government recently released the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill whose aim is to extend universal ...