Business

Zimra officers live in fear

ZIMBABWE Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials countrywide in charge of the Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS), which curbs transit fraud, are living in fear after weeks of receiving death threats. “We have been receiving death threats and we are living in fear. One of our guys was involved in a freak accident last Friday. Now after receiving the death threats, we ...

Read More »

Zimbabwe strikes World Bank deal

Zimbabwe is on the verge of breakthrough to start receiving concessionary finding support from the World Bank for the first time in nearly two decades after the Bretton Woods institution agreed to engage the country on a roadmap for arrears clearance. This comes as it emerged that the World Bank had been refusing Zimbabwe the opportunity to clear its arrears ...

Read More »

Mnangagwa bans live elephant trade

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured below, has banned trade in live elephants following a global outcry in the wake of the sale of 34 baby elephants to China late last year. Mnangagwa also banned trade in other endangered wild animals such as the rhinoceros, lions and pangolins which are on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna ...

Read More »

Emirates Offers Zimbabwe Special Fares to Dubai

Offer also includes free 3rd piece of luggage and My Emirates Pass HARARE – Emirates, which has daily flights to Dubai from Zimbabwe is offering travellers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy and Business Class return airfare that includes attractive fares, a free third piece of luggage of up to 23 kg and a “My Emirates Pass”. ...

Read More »

Basics’ prices to drop 5%

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says prices of some basic commodities are set to drop by five percent due to a reduction of excise duty on fuel. On Wednesday, the Government ordered a fuel price cut with immediate effect after the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning reduced excise duty on diesel, petrol and paraffin by about 18 percent. ...

Read More »

Delta Corporation 2018 Apprenticeship intake

DELTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE 2018 APPRENTICESHIP INTAKE Applications for apprenticeship training with Delta Beverages are invited in the following trades: – Fitting & Turning – Boiler-making – Refrigeration & Air Conditioning – Motor Mechanic (including diesel) – Auto Electrical – Panel Beating – Electrical – Power – Instrumentation & Control – Millwrights ** Ideal candidates should satisfy the following minimum requirements: ...

Read More »

Confusion as Zimbabwe promises review of elephant exports amidst global condemnation

Three weeks after 31 young elephants were exported, presumedly to China, Zimbabwe’s office of the president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, announced the nation would examine its conservation policies. “In light of the recent export of elephants from Zimbabwe, the government is reviewing conservation decisions of the previous dispensation and formulating a policy to move forward,” said Christopher Mutsvangwa, the Chief Advisor to ...

Read More »

Financial scandal rocks Zimbabwe police

A financial scandal running into millions of dollars has erupted within the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), prompting government to carry out nationwide audits into police affairs, after it emerged that some senior commanders of the force had directed unsanctioned salary deductions, among other irregularities. This comes amid a massive shake-up within the police that will claim the scalps of several ...

Read More »

Is 7c per litre fuel cut a bribe as trucks for Chiefs – absolutely not, they are a world apart

No government on earth would increase the price of goods or services just before elections, that is a universally accepted rule of thumb. The Zimbabwe government is no exception. “The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has announced a cut in the excise duty on fuel,” reported Zimeye. “The average reduction of 7c per litre would be applicable on petrol, ...

Read More »

Pizza Hut to open first outlet in Zimbabwe

AMERICAN restaurant chain and international franchise, Pizza Hut is set to open its first outlet in Zimbabwe early next month. The move is likely to increase competition in the country’s fast food retail business. The United States company confirmed the move on its Facebook page, Pizza Hut Zimbabwe. “You’ve been asking. We now have a launch date. Pizza Hut’s signature ...

Read More »