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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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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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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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Thieves terrorise Northend residents

THERE has been a reported increase of criminal activities in Bulawayo’s Northend suburb and residents in the low-density area are attributing the spate of housebreaking incidents to an influx of “lodgers” in the neighbourhood. The residents have since expressed concern over the development in the ...

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BCC relaxes water rationing limits by 15 percent

THE Bulawayo City Council has resolved to review water-rationing limits by 15 percent owing to the recent rains received in the 2016 – 2017 season. In a statement Thursday the local authority’s senior public relations officer Nesisa Mpofu said while the water limits have been ...

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Zesa plans prepaid electricity interruptions over the weekend

By Arnold Dube THOUSANDS of Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) customers could be plunged into darkness over the weekend, as the power utility’s prepaid service will be interrupted. The country’s sole electricity supplier- Zesa – has since issued an advisory message to its customers to ...

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Gender Forum on the cards for Bulawayo

By Sibusiso Moyo WOMEN’s Institute for Development (WILD) will hold a gender forum under the banner of “Women Empowered for Public Leadership” aimed at increasing women’s participation and equal opportunities in public decision-making processes in Bulawayo. The gender forum will be held at the Bulawayo ...

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