Is it worthy second chance?

ZIMBABWEANS will on Monday hold crucial elections, where they will be choosing the country’s next President and Members of Parliament to guide the nation in the next five years. By Mthandazo Nyoni NewsDay will, in this article, assess President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s perfomance in the last eight months that he has …

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Zimbos top SA tourist arrivals

Bulawayo Bureau Zimbabwe contributed up to two million tourists to South Africa in 2017, becoming the largest source of African visitors to the neighbouring country, a report has shown. Highlights from a recent report issued by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), on Africa’s hotel sector, indicate that Zimbabweans are major visitors to South …

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Unki output up 9 percent

Oliver Kazunga Bulawayo Bureau ANGLO American-owned Unki Platinum Mine has increased output by nine percent to 92 600 ounces in the six months ended June 30, 2018, compared to the same period last year. According to an interim report for the six months ended June 30, 2018, released by the …

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Brick prices soar 12 percent

Zimbabwe’s leading brick making companies have raised prices by almost 12 percent on strong demand largely driven by increased construction activity in the economy. A survey by The Herald Business revealed that Willdale and Beta Bricks have increased brick prices by an average 11,7 percent in the past two weeks. …

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Poultry sector in aggressive restocking programme

Bulawayo Bureau The poultry sector has embarked on an aggressive restocking programme after the outbreak of avian influenza that hit Zimbabwe last year. As a result of the avian influenza at one of the country’s biggest chicken breeders, Lanark Farm between May and August 2017, Zimbabwe was hit by a …

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China’s role in tackling Africa’s infrastructure deficit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting a number of African countries this week. This brings up the usual debates about Chinese activities in building and financing infrastructure in Africa and whether China is ultimately good or bad for the continent. China’s investments in Africa are already huge, it was the …

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The power of positive focus

Authur Marara “Focus is the key to accomplish what is necessary – easy word to spell, it contains only five letters but it is probably one of the most powerful words there are in order to move forward with confidence and with the expected results” (Byron Pulsifer). Successful people live …

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Potraz launches telemedicine pilot project

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has launched a telemedicine pilot project in Manicaland. The move is aimed at expanding the Pan African e-network telemedicine from the hub, Parirenyatwa Central Hospital, in Harare, to Provincial, District and Rural Health Centres Clinics in order to improve access and …

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Low-cost bank accounts up 143pc

Zimbabwe’s low cost bank accounts have grown by 143 percent to 3,16 million in the first quarter of 2018, according to figures from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The figure represents 57 percent of the total number of bank accounts in the country, as at that period. This comes …

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Telecoms sector in forex pickle

Africa Moyo Business Reporter The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is pleading with Government to place it on the foreign currency priority list, as it seeks to ensure every citizen accesses communication. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) created a foreign currency priority list, which is headlined …

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