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Mnangagwa to officiate at ZITF business conference

Mnangagwa to officiate at ZITF business conference

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa will this year officiate at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair’s (ZITF) International Business Conference. Previously, this was the preserve of ousted vice president, Dr Joice Mujuru. VP Mnangagwa’s key note address will centre on “Accelerate Implementation of ZimAsset through value addition ... Read More »

Bimha: Special Economic Zone models, NCC shaping up

Bimha: Special Economic Zone models, NCC shaping up

Special Economic Zone models and the National Competitive Commission (NCC) which have been cited as critical in the socio-economic transformation are said to be shaping up in the wake of economic recovery in the country. This was revealed by the Minister of Industry and Trade ,Mike Bhima ... Read More »

Zim-EU business info centre launched in Byo

Zim-EU business info centre launched in Byo

BULAWAYO’s business community is set to benefit from a Zimbabwe -European Union (EU) Information Centre (Zim-EBIC) facility to assist local businesses penetrate the EU markets. The objective of the Zim-EBIC project is to provide market intelligence to Zimbabwean companies on how to export to EU ... Read More »

Bulawayo industries urged to recycle scrap metal

Bulawayo industries urged to recycle scrap metal

BULAWAYO companies in the metal industry have the capability of generating more than $1 million per month by recycling scrap metal which there are exporting as raw material, an industry expert has said. Presenting his finding at the just ended National University of Science and ... Read More »

NetOne to invest in mobile apps development

NetOne to invest in mobile apps development

STATE-owned mobile phone operator, NetOne has revealed that it will be partnering with university students to develop mobile software applications as part of its move to capitalise on the upsurge of mobile data usage. With traditional voice calls having gone down due to the infiltration ... Read More »

ZITF: Exhibitors snap up 90 percent space

ZITF: Exhibitors snap up 90 percent space

The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) company says it has sold over 90 percent of exhibition space with three weeks left before for the 56th edition of the trade showcase kicks off. ZITF company general manager Nomathemba Ndlovu said preparations for the trade fair, which ... Read More »

Byo lures twin cities for ZITF

Byo lures twin cities for ZITF

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has invited its twin cities to participate and exhibit with the local authority at this year’s edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) to market each other and establish meaningful business relationships. This business relationships could have the potential to ... Read More »

Special Economic Zones, where are they?

Special Economic Zones, where are they?

The City of Bulawayo is still waiting to be declared a Special Economic Zone, almost two years after government mooted the idea, meant to turn around the city’s economic fortunes. Special economic zones are developed to attract both domestic and foreign direct investment through the ... Read More »

June deadline for Byo vendors

June deadline for Byo vendors

By Koniya Mpofu and Wendy Dube MINISTER of Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Sithembiso Nyoni, has told Bulawayo vendors to formalise their businesses by June to avoid being chased away. The minister also said government and local councils have agreed to group vendors into clusters ... Read More »

Telecel responds to govt threats

Telecel responds to govt threats

TELECEL Zimbabwe has assured its subscribers that it is working on all the issues raised by government “very seriously” and is consulting all its relevant stakeholders to find a workable solution. The government accused Telecel Zimbabwe of breaching two major principles; on local empowerment and ... Read More »