Business News

2 weeks ago | March 8, 2019

How big is inflation risk in 2019?

“We all know that inflation is an evil thing, but when it runs its course unplanned it brings certain natural ...

Can real innovators please stand up

Many enterprises, big and small, failed to do business this past Monday when one of the biggest telecommunication and ...

Simbisa reports strong earnings despite challenges . . . 20 new ...

Quick service restaurant (QSR) group, Simbisa Brands Limited’s profit for the half year to December 31, 2018 jumped 99 ...

Nigerian women entrepreneurs draw the short straw on education levels

One estimate is that 40% of Nigerian women are entrepreneurs. This fits into a pattern in sub-Saharan Africa which has ...

Prospect to leverage on petalite production . . . Gem mostly used ...

Prospect Resources says it has a competitive advantage in the production of petalite and will leverage and ride on the ...

3 weeks ago | March 1, 2019

Revisiting the Chinhoyi Caves

In the past 10 years, I have visited and revisited Chinhoyi Caves but I cannot resist it. It is a place where each day ...

AfDB praises Zim economic reforms . . . sees economic boom

The fiscal and monetary reforms set in motion by Government, particularly the deliberate plan to transform State-owned ...

Cotton merchants in inputs scandal

Some private cotton firms are under the spotlight amid revelations they inflated figures of hectarage contracted to ...

Art partners Botswana-based firm . . . Company eyes export-led ...

Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART), has secured a partnership deal with a Botswana based firm for the distribution of ...

Govt nears land compensation framework

Zimbabwe has made significant strides in readying for white former farmers compensations, with valuations having been ...

Zimplats’ Mopani Mine development ahead of schedule

The development of Zimplat’s Mupani Mine to replace Ngwarati and Rukodzi mines is running well, targeting ore contact ...

Did you know?

Meikles Hotel, owned by Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity Meikles Limited, was founded by Thomas Meikles in 1913 and ...

Getbucks posts improved results

GetBucks Microfinance Bank Limited’s loan book for the six months ended December 31, 2018 grew by 52 percent to $32,3 ...

Industry seeks US$600m bailout

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is negotiating a US$600 million facility with Botswana, aimed at capacitating the ...

‘Too early to assess maize output’

The Agricultural Technical and Extension Services (Agritex) has said it is too early to come up with forecasts of this ...

What else was in Mangudya’s MPS?

Following the release of the 2019 Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr John Mangudya, ...

Mine ownership dispute erupts

Three mining firms - A & L Mining Syndicate, Ticharwa Murehwa and Mujere Mining Syndicate - are at each other’s ...

DNA tests that could prevent premature birth. . . as future ...

Scientists have discovered a potential link between pre-term labour and six genes, and how a simple at home DNA test ...

Bulawayo: A heritage, cultural tour

The Bulawayo heritage and cultural tour is a fascinating bit; most certainly so, with its wide array of ...

Heavy users of fuel will take rebate: CZI

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), Zimbabwe’s most influential industrial lobby group, believes all ...