EMA, partners in Green Schools competition

The Environmental Management Agency has entered into partnership with Action 24, UNICEF, and Mukuvisi Woodlands in conducting the Green Schools projects competition. This is in line with EMA key core values of inclusivity in environmental management. Environmental concerns are rising and the education system is the key constituency which needs …

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Law on termination of employment contract

In a Herald article published on February 27, 2019, we discussed labour rights with a specific focus on the contract of employment and what a legally sound contract should contain. To continue this conversation, we shall take a look at the function of labour law upon termination and suspension of …

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Zimnat conducts Know Your Client campaign

Zimnat, is in an effort to serve its clients better, it is running a customer data collection campaign. The objective of the campaign is to update customer information. Zimnat sees the importance of a business not only knowing its customers well, but understanding their needs throughout the business life-cycle. Updated …

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3 000 youths benefit from YEP

Michael Tome Business Reporter Nearly 3 000 youths have so far undergone training under the Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP), an initiative co-sponsored by CBZ Bank and designed to equip young people with skills to start business. Speaking at the award giving ceremony held in Harare last week, CBZ chief executive …

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Oil prices rise

Oil prices rose yesterday, lifted by output cuts led by producer group OPEC as well as healthy demand, although analysts said economic headwinds posed downside risks to crude markets. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $56,99 per barrel at 0012 GMT, up 20 cents, or 0,4 …

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Gold firms

Gold edged higher on Tuesday, supported by a retreat in the dollar after an apparent breakthrough in Brexit negotiations between the European Union and Britain, although rallying equities capped bullion’s gains. Spot gold rose 0.2 percent to $1,295.89 per ounce as of 1055 GMT, while US gold futures were up …

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Govt exempts Japanese firm from income tax

Golden Sibanda Senior Business Reporter GOVERNMENT has exempted all expatriate staff of Japanese firm Konoike Construction Company from paying non-resident’s tax in respect of income related to infrastructure projects the firm is undertaking with funding from Tokyo’s foreign development agency. The Japanese company is undertaking the construction of irrigation facilities; …

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Arda revives operations

Kudakwashe Mhundwa Business Reporter The Agriculture and Rural Development Authority (ARDA) has revived operations on all its 21 estates countrywide, as Government’s public private partnership framework implemented by the parastatal begins to bear fruit, ARDA Board Chairman Basil Nyabadza has revealed. ARDA has estates in all the country`s ten provinces …

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Zim, SA in talks for financial package

Zimbabwe and South Africa yesterday agreed to vigorously pursue negotiations over possible financial packages to be extended to the central bank and the local private sector, as part of efforts by Pretoria to assist Harare turn around its economy. The two countries intimated in January this year that negotiations for …

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2pc tax to yield $600m by year end

TREASURY expects to collect at least RTGS$600 million through the two percent tax that Government imposed on all electronic transactions late last year. In a latest progress report on the implementation of policy reforms under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP), the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube, …

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