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Foreign exhibitors gun for mutually beneficial trade ties at ZITF

FOREINGN exhibitors at the ongoing Zimbabwe international Trade Fair (ZITF)say they are hoping to create mutually beneficial relations with local businesses by expanding their market base. They said the platform will grant them an opportunity to interact and create contacts with local businesses that can ...

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Nust students invest ammonia processing model

National University Of Science and Technology (NUST) Chemical Engineering students have invented a model that produces ammonia, a move considered a step towards curbing the importation of fertilisers in the country. Presenting their model at the ongoing Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) exhibition Tuesday, the ...

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ZITF kicks off in Bulawayo

THE 58th edition of the country’s largest trade showcase – Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicked off in Bulawayo Tuesday with local and foreign exhibitors expected to deliberate on the economy as well as trade in the International Business Conference slated for Wednesday. The trade ...

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‘SMEs have huge role to play in economy’ – UNDP

SMALL to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country have a huge role to play in the economy as they are the future growth drivers of the nation’s economy, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says. In an interview in Bulawayo recently, UNDP Zimbabwe national economist, Ethel ...

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Mat North youths encouraged to embark on farming

“YOUTHS in Matabeleland North should desist from migrating to South Africa or engaging in alcohol abuse, they rather should divert their energies into farming,” a Zimbabwe Farmers Union top official has said. In an interview recently, ZFU Matabeleland North provincial manager said farming presents an ...

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Child marriages persist in Matobo district

Lack of birth certificates has led to an increase of school drop outs resulting in the rise of child marriages in Matobo district. In a statement, Habakkuk Trust said access to birth certificates will minimise child marriages since most of the children fail to proceed ...

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WOZA stage demo demanding right to education

WOMEN of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) staged a children march calling Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education to fulfil of the right to education as enshrined in the Zimbabwe Constitution in Bulawayo. The government confirmed the obligation in the Constitution Section 27(1) (a) that the state ...

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Ending child marriages: Govt urged to review age of consent upwards to 18 years

BULAWAYO residents say one of the ways of curbing child marriages is revising the age of consent from 16 to18 years. The residents told the joint Portfolio Committees on Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development, Youth Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, ...

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“Know your constitution,” women told

CONSTITUTIONAL awareness is key especially amongt women as a means to encourage transparency and justice of the coming elections, leaders of opposition political parties have said. In a recent gender forum organised by Women’s Institute for Leadership Development, leaders of MDC, ZAPU and PDP urged women to ...

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cash crisis worsen- RBZ

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has attributed the persistent foreign currency shortages to adverse terms of trade whereby imports supersede exports, resulting in foreign currency drain across the country. Speaking during a debate on the economy in Bulawayo, RBZ director of economic research Simon ...

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