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Monetary measures spur exchange rate stability: RBZ

In a statement, RBZ governor John Mangudya said the Monetary Policy Committee had noted the positive impact of various measures by monetary and fiscal authorities
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 30, 2022

Tribunal to settle sugar milling dispute

The country’s largest sugar milling firm is believed to have entered into an agreement with farmers that allowed the growers to either collect the molasses or get paid for it.
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 31, 2022

Tourism firms cash in on tax rebates

Ndhlovu said investments into the sector increased from last year due to measures implemented by government towards the recovery of the sector.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 1, 2022

In-depth Interview: 'Local tourism on great rebound'

Our plan as a ministry and aviation sector is to increase access to air travel as a competitive advantage in our national economy.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 2, 2022

Harare businesswoman turns heat on police CCU over 'bias'

Mutambanengwe is the founder and major shareholder of a diamond polishing company, Kenako Investments.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 2, 2022

Financial inclusion critical for African agriculture success

Nzenza said African farmers face difficulties in accessing credit, leading to a lack of investment in agricultural technologies.
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 31, 2022

Cotton output seen falling 41 to 116 521mt

There has been growing resistance by farmers to sign for contract farming deals in Zimbabwe.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 5, 2022

'We've enough maize seed for 202223 season'

ZSA vice-chairperson John MacRobert told NewsDay Farming that approximately 40 000 tonnes of seed maize are in stock, enough to meet local demand.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 6, 2022

IDC lines up new fertiliser plant

The IDC executes its fertiliser production operations through Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries (ZimPhos).
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 7, 2022

BAT cigarette sales slump by 6

 BAT’s operating profit nosedived by 90% compared to the same period prior year.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 9, 2022

'Focus still on US$12bn mining sector by 2023'

The mining sector has decried that the foreign currency retention thresholds are crippling their operations.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 9, 2022

Ama tightens noose on cotton side marketing

In an interview with NewsDay Farming, Ama chief executive Clever Isaya said initiatives had been implemented to curb side marketing.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 12, 2022

'Zim needs to revamp tourism infrastructure'

There is a need to streamline our licensing regime.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 12, 2022

IDC targets 300 000t limestone output

IDC chairperson Winston Makamure told NewsDay Farming that the country had enough deposits, adding that Rushinga district in Mashonaland Central province now has a fully-fledged plant.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 14, 2022

Masholds splashes $142m on shareholders..as group red flags high interest rates

PROPERTY market dealer, Mashonaland Holdings (Masholds) Limited says it will spend $142 million in dividend payouts to shareholders
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 16, 2022

Govt curbs human trafficking

Globally, it is estimated that 281 million people, approximately 3,6% of the world’s population, currently live outside their country of origin.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 16, 2022

MPC shifts gear up

MPC is a state-owned enterprise that was established to carry out mineral exploration and development for national strategic minerals
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 16, 2022

Another council boss claims victimisation

The report was submitted to the Acting Chamber Secretary recommending disciplinary action.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 16, 2022

Zim’s affluent flood real estate as markets falter

The drawback has been the high construction costs, which have been experienced across markets.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 16, 2022

Govt to distribute grain as hunger stalks millions

In total, the joint programme will target all the 60 rural districts.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 19, 2022

Push for social contract gains traction

Mavima said he might be the one to clinch a pact out of a series of ministers that have attempted to no avail since the Kadoma declaration about two decades ago.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 20, 2022

Ama revives cattle auction system

Ama chief executive Clever Isaya said the revival of the initiative was expected to uplift the livelihoods of farmers specialising in beef production.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 20, 2022

Mvuma steel plant 40% complete

An official said Dinson Iron and Steel Company (Disco) would begin production in August next year.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 21, 2022

Zim put under watch over rights abuses

Efforts to get a comment from Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi were fruitless as he was said to be in a meeting.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 23, 2022

Power crisis hits Proplastics factory

Industrialists said elevated blackout levels were ‘spill over effects’ of problems confronting South Africa.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 25, 2022

Crippling power outages intensify

Magombo said strategies had since been adopted to curb the challenges.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 26, 2022

Tammy nominated for Afrima award

Tammy, through her song Sare, has been nominated for the Best Female Artiste in southern Africa.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 27, 2022

Mosi Oa Tunya makes fresh inroads

Tourism minister Mangaliso Ndhlovu said the deal would be executed under a joint venture between Mosi Oa Tunya and Old Mutual Life Assurance Company.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 28, 2022

RBZ allows firms to withdraw US$100 000 weekly

This came after companies had struggled to access United States dollars from the foreign currency auction system.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 29, 2022

Industry, govt tussle over imports regime

 This week, industrialists said attempts to talk government into backtracking had hit a brick wall.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 30, 2022