City in CBD parking headache

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Property Reporter Central Business District (CBD) property owners are giving city of Harare’s vehicle parking arm, City Parking, a headache with their penchant for on-street parking as opposed to the option of parkades. This does not dovetail with the authority’s efforts to decongest the city. The city is …

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Mining to grow 10pc

Golden Sibanda recently in Victoria Falls THE Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ) has projected the mining sector to grow by 10 percent this year, on the back of an 8,5 percent expansion last year, driven by improved mineral production and price recovery on global markets across most minerals. Mining …

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Foundation to invest $3m on SMEs

Business Reporter A diversified organisation, Fig Tree Foundation, intends to invest $3 million in the next five years on small businesses in Goromonzi District in an effort to uplift people’s livelihoods. Already, the foundation has disbursed $500 000 towards various rural projects under Goromonzi North area. Met Bank CEO and …

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Real Estate investment forum on cards

Livingstone Marufu Property Reporter The ZimReal Property Investment Forum scheduled for June 13 this year, will drive a new era of economic growth in Zimbabwe by unifying the local real estate market into a productive sector that can create employment. Presented by API Events, one of Africa’s leading business to …

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Speak with one voice: Bimha

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Business Reporter GOVERNMENT has implored business to consolidate its numerous member organizations into a single representative body that speaks for private sector with one voice. Zimbabwe has of late seen the mushrooming of a plethora of business representative bodies, which claim to stand for the interests of various …

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Vultures circle Govt contracted cotton

Martin Kadzere Senior Business Reporter SIDE-marketing manoeuvres by some private cotton firms have come under spotlight as it emerged that names of dead people and children under 10 are appearing in the Agriculture and Marketing Authority (AMA’s) data base listed as beneficiaries of contract schemes. Investigations by The Herald Business …

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Climate talks stall amid angry exchanges: Zhakata

The recent round of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, made little progress, Zimbabwe’s lead negotiator Washington Zhakata says. The meeting, held from April 30 to May 10, saw angry exchanges between rich countries and those from the developing world, opening up old wounds over neglected responsibility. Zimbabwe was disappointed …

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‘Exploit Mat North investment opportunities’

MATABELELAND North province has various investment opportunities including mining, tourism and water infrastructure, which investors can exploit in a win-win situation. This was said by the Minister of State for Matabeleland North Provincial Affairs, Ambassador Cain Mathema last week during East and Central African Social Security Association (ECASSA) welcome dinner …

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