Companies

April 7, 2020
Mining Weekly SOLAR power is driving Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s world-class facility in Zimbabwe, already saving the company over 400 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. Promoting Sandvik’s sustainability goals, the Harare-based operation kicked off its solar power journey in 2017 with an 18-month Phase One project. This included...
Covid-19: Millers release more maize stocks, pledge support for health care workers
April 6, 2020
By Staff Reporter THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has released 40...
Covid-19 measures affect Blanket Mine’s gold production targets
April 6, 2020
By Alois Vinga THE ongoing three-week long coronavirus lockdown will affect Blanket Mine’s...
Access Forex Launches Feed A Million Campaign
April 2, 2020
Staff Reporter Access Forex has committed an initial USD 200 000 to assist...
African Sun shuts down 21 hotels as Covid-19 related cancellations take toll on hospitality sector
April 2, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi UNPLANNED cancellations on hotel bookings and restricted travel due to...
British Airways suspends 36,000 staff as fleet grounded by Covid-19 crisis
April 2, 2020
BBC British Airways is expected to announce it will suspend around 36,000 staff....

Markets

April 6, 2020
By Alois Vinga THE Covid-19 pandemic will seriously reduce Zimbabwe’s projected tobacco farming earnings and other export commodities, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has said. In a position paper, the labour group said this was going to leave the nation poorer and in urgent need for social...
ZSE to operate four hours a day throughout Covid-19 lock down
March 31, 2020
By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) will be trading for four...
ZIMASCO Halts Chrome Production As COVID-19 Takes Toll
March 28, 2020
By Business Reporter THE impact of COVID-19 has adversely affected ZIMASCO chrome’s production...
Govt announces new producer prices for 2020 winter wheat
March 18, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi GOVERNMENT has announced new producer prices for the 2020 winter...
TSL blames tough RBZ payment arrangements for reduced tobacco yield
March 17, 2020
By Alois Vinga ZIMBABWE Stock Exchange listed tobacco firm, TSL Limited has placed...
Nzenza hikes basic commodity import licences fees, spares grain
March 6, 2020
By Alois Vinga INDUSTRY Minister, Sekai Nzenza has restored licence fees on the...

Economy

April 6, 2020
By Alois Vinga FINANCE Minister, Mthuli Ncube’s newly introduced agriculture financing model has not done much to lower costs previously incurred under the Command Agriculture Scheme, International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reported. The details contained in the global lender’s 2019 Article (IV) report show existing weaknesses in the new...
Ncube establishes Covid19 crowdfunding
April 3, 2020
By Alois Vinga    FINANCE Minister, Mthuli Ncube has established a Coronavirus crowdfunding...
Covid-19: Masiyiwa calls on African govts to seek help from China
April 3, 2020
By Alois Vinga ECONET founder and executive chairman, Strive Masiyiwa has urged African...
Coronavirus to push Zimbabwe to the brink?
April 3, 2020
Financial Mail With Zimbabwe’s health-care sector crippled by a strike by doctors and...
Nearly half of jobs in Africa could be lost due to coronavirus, UN warns
March 30, 2020
Fin24 The United Nations Development Programme has issued a call to action from...
RBZ reintroduces multi-currency system to ease Covid-19 pressures
March 26, 2020
By Alois Vinga THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has lifted its ban...