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2016 ZITF exhibit winners

EACH year, the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) company awards prizes to exhibitors who partake in 21 competitions. For judging purposes, ZITF officials look at the overall impression of a stand, originality of stand, information available and the quality of personnel manning the stand. The ...

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Togolese President opens 57th ZITF edition

THE Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Friday officially opened the 57th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) emphasising integration among African countries through trade. Speaking during the ceremony Essozimna said there is a need for African countries to promote integration, which will in-turn ...

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STEM will pave way for innovation: Byo Poly

By Lungile Ngwenya BULAWAYO Polytechnic electronics communications system lecturer, Mutsvene Zinyemba, says the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) project will go a long way in making sure students are taught how to manufacture products at ground level in order to avoid importing machinery. In ...

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Farmers to use their tenure documents in banks as security

FARMERS will soon be able to use their tenure documents as collateral when they approach banks seeking loans, announced Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement, Dr Douglas Mombeshora. Some farmers have been struggling to acquire loans and investment from banks, which required security from them ...

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Don’t impose formalisation on SMEs : Nyoni

By Lungile Ngwenya FORMALISATION should not be imposed on informal traders instead they should be treated with respect as they are a foundation of every strong economy says Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Development, Sithembiso Nyoni. Speaking during the 10th Business Conference at ...

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Vice President: Emmerson Mnangagwa. Pic taken online

Diamond companies to be audited for missing $15bill: VP Mnangagwa

VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says the government has instituted audit investigations on the seven diamond mining companies that were operating in Chiadzwa to establish if the $15 billion worth of proceeds did go missing. Seven mining companies operating in Chiadzwa are Mbada diamonds, Marange Resources, ...

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Exhibitors taking advantage of ZITF

By Walter Dlamini EXHIBITORS at this year’s Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) are expecting the trade showcase to stimulate and strengthen trade relations with the international community and in-turn trigger the country’s economic recovery. The 2016 ZITF edition which is running under the theme, “Innovate-Integrate-Industrialise” ...

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Delta to deter teens from alcohol consumption

The country’s leading beer and soft drink manufactures Delta Corporation has devised plans to deter teens from consuming alcohol amid concerns that more and more underage people are partaking in binging. In an interview at the ongoing Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) Delta Corporation corporate ...

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Pathisa Nyathi, pic taken online.

Pathisa Nyathi’s wife laid to rest

ELIZABETH Nyathi nee Chamisa, wife to prominent historian and cultural enthusiast, Pathisa Nyathi, who passed away Sunday morning, was laid to rest today at Lady Stanley Cemetery. She died at Mater Dei Hospital where she had been admitted after a short illness. Relatives and friends ...

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Parents coerce pupils to take up STEM

By Walter Dlamini PARENTS are reportedly forcing their children to take up Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in a bid to avoid paying school fees. The STEM 2016 A’ Level initiative was launched by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology that stated ...

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