CORONAVIRUS WATCH

2 days ago | November 25, 2021

Can KPCS chairmanship transform Zim’s struggling diamond sector  

Business Writer There was a time when Zimbabwe was reportedly producing over 25 percent of the world’s diamonds and many ...

Axia builds new factory

 Business Writer  RETAIL and distribution specialty group, Axia Corporation Limited, says it is in the process of ...

SA’s Q4 business confidence flat

Reuters  South Africa’s business confidence remained flat in the fourth quarter as concerns over recurring power cuts ...

Zim scores a first

Business Writer Zimbabwe has scored a first in the region by becoming the first African Risk Capacity (ARC)  member ...

3 days ago | November 24, 2021

Old Mutual Zimbabwe retrenches workers

INSURANCE giant Old Mutual Zimbabwe is set to retrench its employees in an effort to restructure the business, a move it ...

Integrate women in industrial value chains’ – Minister

COMPREHENSIVEmeasures need to be taken to integrate women in manufacturing industry leadership positions and build their ...

Rand falls as dollar gains on bets for quicker rate hikes

The South African rand hit a new 12-month low in early trade on Tuesday, as the dollar jumped on bets for quicker ...

New 4-star hotel opens in Victoria Falls

A NEW 4-star hospitality facility, Palm River Hotel, will be officially opened in Victoria Falls today.

Nigeria’s central bank keep rates on hold, flags persistent ...

Nigeria's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 11.5% for a seventh straight time on Tuesday but ...

4 days ago | November 23, 2021

RTG banks on its Gateway Stream for revenue growth

Hospitality group, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) is upbeat its Gateway Streams will continue to drive revenue for growth ...

NMB loan book grows 39 percent

NMB Holdings says interest rate stability has allowed its Banking unit to channel more credit facilities to the ...

UK nationalises energy supplier for 1.7 million households

The UK government will temporarily run gas and electricity supplier Bulb as the energy crunch deepens, the first forced ...

Startup fever is gripping the world’s last big untapped nation

The startup scene in the world’s fifth-largest nation is having a breakout year.

Central banks and climate change: How they can play a role in ...

Climate change is a devilishly complex challenge that affects all aspects of our lives. It affects weather patterns, ...

Stocks diverge on Powell nomination, Europe Covid fears

US equities rose Monday as Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell was renominated for another term, but other stock ...

SA’s economy: Prospect of serious fiscal crisis waning

The prospect of a serious fiscal crisis in South Africa has diminished. Just under two years ago, when the country lost ...

Supply crisis spurs SA retailers to end Asia reliance

Spiralling shipping costs and Covid-19 supply chain disruptions are accelerating a shift by South African retailers to ...

1 week ago | November 19, 2021

Decisive action needed to lock-in Zim gains

Nelson Gahadza-Business Writer THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said decisive actions are needed to lock-in ...

AMA scours regional markets for crops

The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) is working on developing linkages with regional and international markets in ...

Zim, SA commit to improved trade ties

ZIMBABWE and South Africa are committed to improving trade and investor relations in order to boost bi-lateral trade and ...