ZITF bookings increase 28 percent

Michael Tome Business Reporter BOOKINGS for participation at this year’s edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair have increased by 28 percent to 362 from 282 recorded during the same period last year, according to official figures. A total of 685 exhibitors participated at the fair in 2018, a 5,4 …

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Agric sector tops NPLs list

Africa Moyo Senior Business Reporter THE agricultural sector tops on the $1,13 billion non-performing loans (NPLs) acquired by the Zimbabwe Asset Management Company (Zamco), chalking 43 percent of the NPLs. The sector’s NPLs amounted to $490,27 million followed by the construction sector with ($67,8 million), representing 6 percent; distribution ($95,1 …

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Mliswa sucked into mine dispute

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Reporter Norton legislator and businessman Themba Mliswa could face yet another parliamentary probe for allegedly dragging Mines and Mining Development Portfolio Committee into the Makomo Resources and Zambezi Gas coal claims dispute, The Herald Business has learnt. Mr Mliswa is already under probe for allegedly demanding a …

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Managers can form unions: Supreme Court

BY CHARLES LAITON The Supreme Court has delivered a landmark ruling allowing managers to unionise, paving way for the registration of the Banking and Finance Manager’ Union of Zimbabwe (BFMUZ) to form a union. The judgment was delivered by Supreme Court judge Justice Bharat Patel, sitting with justices Ben Hlatshwayo …

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Uganda Airlines eyes Harare route

BY FIDELITY MHLANGA Uganda Airlines is expected to soon join a host of other regional airlines flying into Harare. The airline, which recently acquired a fleet of planes, has put Harare on its radar of preferred destinations. In a post on microblogging website, Twitter, the airline said, “Zanzibar, Addis, Harare. …

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Businesses urged to participate in global e-commerce

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI ZIMBABWEAN businesses have been urged to strengthen their participation in the global e-commerce space to promote diversification and increase exports. In a recent publication, the country’s export promotion body, ZimTrade said the southern African nation has the potential to grow its services sector and increase participation of …

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Tourism stakeholders to meet for salary review

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI TOURISM workers and employers representatives are this month expected to meet in the capital to review their salaries following the sharp increase in the cost of living, an official has said. Employers’ Association for Tourism and Safari Operators (Eatso) president Clement Mukwasi told NewsDay that the cost …

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Call for specific laws to fight revenge pornography

Fourie Revai The world and Zimbabwe in particular is witnessing a tremendous rise in the use of smart phones and social media. While there are associated benefits attached to the use of such forms of technology, there are negative consequences such as the spread of revenge pornography which have spread …

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Making life better for you today

Perhaps there are a few people who can say life is going exactly as planned, but the majority out there definitely want to make their lives better in one way or the other. We all have the biggest dreams possible, but life happens, and it may not always go according …

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