Zimra busts smuggling syndicate

Africa Moyo Business Reporter THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra), which is deepening its battle against corruption and smuggling, seized an assortment of goods worth thousands of dollars at the Beitbridge Border Post last weekend. The bulk of the confiscated goods are restricted from importation under Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016. …

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Zim earns $217m from Virginia tobacco

Tawanda Musarurwa Senior Business Reporter Zimbabwe has so far earned $216,8 million after exporting 51,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco to 52 countries, a setback of $72,8 million on export earnings realised during the same period last year. According to Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB)’s latest weekly bulletin during the …

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Bull sold for $24k at livestock auction

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Reporter ZIMBABWE’s annual premier breeding livestock auction, National Bull Sale, saw the price for the most expensive beast in the bulls category vault 195 percent to $24 000 up from the $8 400 recorded at last years edition. There was high turnout at the auction amid a …

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$30 million availed for Manicaland roads

Abel Zhakata Senior Reporter GOVERNMENT has released $30 million in the last six months to the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme in Manicaland to repair and reconstruct major roads in the province that had suffered from years of neglect and adverse weather conditions. The funding was availed by the Zimbabwe National …

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Seed Co donates to schools, health centre

Prince Mukuna Business Reporter LEADING seed breeder Seed Co Limited yesterday donated $10 500 to two schools and a medical institution as part of its corporate social responsibility. The two schools which received donations are St Marnocks High School in Mt Hampden, Rydings College in Karoi and Island Hospice Health …

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Internal systems documentation

Last week we gave you a summary of the GGF areas of specialisation. This week we are presenting to you one of our innovative products, INTERNAL SYSTEMS DOCUMENTATION (ISD). Strong financial performance is often considered the most important goal and yet you need to achieve your customer objectives in order …

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Temporary importation of goods for elections coverage

As we approach the elections date, we are expecting an influx of visitors into the country including foreign journalists covering the elections. To ensure smooth passage at the borders and avoid unnecessary delays at the borders, concerned stakeholders including clearing agents, diplomatic missions and Zimra officials are expected to adhere …

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Zimra tightens noose on smugglers

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) says seizure of contraband has risen significantly over the past few days after it tightened screws on cross-border traders involved in smuggling of goods across the country’s border posts. By Freeman Makopa Zimra spokesperson Taungana Ndoro said the exercise involved Customs officials and State security …

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Mnangagwa urges sensitivity in mining operations

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged mining companies to adhere to the country’s environmental laws to avoid land degradation and environmental pollution during their operations. BY KUDZAI MUCHENJEKWA Speaking during the ground-breaking ceremony for Karo Mining Holdings in Mhondoro-Ngezi yesterday, Mnangagwa said all sectors of the economy should be sensitive to …

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