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ZITF kicks off on low note

ZITF kicks off on low note

The 2014 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) took off on a traditional low note, but gained life later in the day when some exhibiting companies filled up the empty spaces at the Exhibition Centre. The 55th consecutive trade show case runs between 22 and 26 April and has ... Read More »

US exhibits at ZITF

US exhibits at ZITF

FRESH from tightening its economic sanctions against Zimbabwe, the United States of America is participating at this year’s edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) where it will showcase its partnerships with the country in the health and education sectors. The US has a ... Read More »

Byo ripe for investment: Mayor

Byo ripe for investment: Mayor

BULAWAYO is a sleeping giant that has lots of investment opportunities, the mayor, Councillor Martin Moyo has said. Councillor Moyo said this while welcoming a South African delegation who paid him a courtesy visit at the Council Chambers on Tuesday. Also in attendance was the ... Read More »

President to open ZITF

President to open ZITF

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe will open this year’s 55th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) after Congo-Brazzaville’s president Denis Sassou Nguesso cancelled out. Initially, a delegation from Congo Brazzaville had confirmed President’s Nguesso’s participation when it paid a courtesy call on President Mugabe at ... Read More »

Hotels fully booked for Trade Fair

Hotels fully booked for Trade Fair

Bulawayo’s hotels, lodges and guest houses are fully booked with less than a week before the city hosts the annual trade fest, the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). A snap survey by Radio Dialogue revealed that most accommodation space in and around Bulawayo has been ... Read More »

Pig industry going through hard times

Pig industry going through hard times

THE pig industry in Zimbabwe is going through a difficult patch due to a combination of factors that include high costs of stock feed, a ban on exports of fresh pork, depressed demand due to low consumer spending and low producer prices, an official said ... Read More »

HCCL admits struggling to pay workers

HCCL admits struggling to pay workers

Hwange Colliery Company  Limited (HCCL) has admitted that it is struggling to pay salaries to its workforce but apportioned the blame on prioritising limited cash on capital expenditure. The largest coal mining firm in the country has since 2012 been struggling to pay its more ... Read More »

Congo Brazzaville confirms participation at ZITF

Congo Brazzaville confirms participation at ZITF

Congo Brazzaville has become the latest African country to confirm its participation at this year’s Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). This comes after its president, Denis Sassou Nguesso was invited to officially open the exhibition. The fair, will run from 22 to 26 April. In ... Read More »

TelOne in debt collection blitz

TelOne in debt collection blitz

Zimbabwe’s sole landline network operator, TelOne, is embarking on a two day door to door debt collection blitz starting Tuesday  as it steps up efforts to clear its cumulative debt  said to be well in millions. Bulawayo is also included. Prior and following the introduction ... Read More »

Zimbabwe mining sector needs $5bn to attract $12bn in investments

Zimbabwe mining sector needs $5bn to attract $12bn in investments

The World Bank says Zimbabwe’s mining industry has potential to attract $12 billion in investment over the next five years if the impoverished country gets $5 billion to recapitalise the sector. In a report on trade and competitiveness, the multilateral lender said the southern African ... Read More »