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Zimbabwe investment indaba set for SA

Financial markets experts, investors and executives from various industries will descend on Johannesburg in March for the fifth Financial Markets Indaba. The one-day gathering which is scheduled for Sandton Hilton Hotel on the March 1 is part of a series of investment conferences held in the three cities strategic to Zimbabwe’s capital markets namely Harare, Johannesburg and London. Meanwhile, the ...

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Forex shortages to persist until March

Zimbabwe’s debilitating foreign currency crisis will persist until the tobacco selling season begins in March, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe he said. RBZ financial markets deputy director William Manhimanzi said the central bank will not make false promises that normalcy will return soon. He was speaking after foreign airlines raised alarm over the huge backlog of unremitted ticket payments. Foreign ...

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Mugabe son-in-law being investigated

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is digging into the goings-on at Air Zimbabwe (AirZim), with its investigators keen on unravelling the nexus between former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law and Zimbabwe Airways. Zacc is currently seized with matters relating to Air Zim and Zimbabwe Airways, and is convinced that Simba Chikore may assist in laying the facts bare because he was ...

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Nasty Zanu-PF fights erupt

Zanu-PF infighting in Manicaland province is intensifying, with party stalwarts, among them provincial chairperson Mike Madiro, jostling to represent the party in various constituencies in the forthcoming elections. Madiro is reportedly targeting Mutare North constituency, where party vehicles have been deployed allegedly at the expense of other constituencies. Buhera Central MP Ronald Muderedzwa is also embroiled in a messy dispute ...

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Mnangagwa among 10 African leaders at WEF

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is one of the 10 African Heads of State and Government that have been invited to the prestigious World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting which will take place next week. The meeting will start on Tuesday and end on Friday in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, bringing together a record number of heads of state, government and international organisations alongside ...

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Mnangagwa to make hard decisions to restore Zimbabwe glory

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that he has discarded populist politics, but will make hard decisions to restore Zimbabwe’s lost economic glory. Mnangagwa said he had no option, but to make tough decisions to better the country’s fortunes. The President was speaking during a meeting with Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) chairman Trevor Ncube, board member Nyasha Zhou and senior management ...

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Zimbabwe to offer tax invcentives

Government will soon lower tax brackets for various economic players as an incentive to encourage investment in the country and grow the tax base. Addressing Zimbabweans and investors in Namibia on Monday where he had accompanied President Mnangagwa on a working visit, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa, conceded the country had a higher tax regime. President Mnangagwa’s administration ...

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It’s impossible to trust Jonathan Moyo

A FEW months ago when Jonathan Moyo was enjoying State power as a government minister, he was pompous, greedy, arrogant and cruel. He defended every evil that the former President Robert Mugabe-led regime committed against long-abused Zimbabweans. Rewinding time to the time he was the minister responsible for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, many will recall how journalist Andrew Meldrum ...

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Postponment of elections unconstitutional – NPP

Revolutionary greetings dear comrades.There is no time for the citizens that give them hope than the elections. It is the time they all hope will precipitate upon them unadulterated change. Change that will transform the economy and create more employment opportunities. I am very informed that most Zimbabweans are zealously looking forward to the upcoming elections. It is their democratic ...

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Typhoid resurfaces in Harare

Typhoid, a highly contagious bacterial disease, has resurfaced in Harare with about 200 new suspected cases having been recorded throughout the city barely two months after another outbreak hit Mbare in October 2017. Latest statistics from the Ministry of Health and Child Care showed that 87 of these cases were treated. Fifty-eight people were treated at institutions in southern suburbs ...

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