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‘Bad debtor’ tag haunts Zim: Chinamasa

‘Bad debtor’ tag haunts Zim: Chinamasa

FINANCE and Economic Development minister, Patrick Chinamasa, said Zimbabwe is associated with the “bad debtor” tag, which totally squashes efforts to ask for money making him work harder to mobilise funds for the country. The country has no capacity to pay its principal external debt ... 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 »

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 »

Wedding bells for Pokello

Wedding bells for Pokello

ACCRA – Elikem Kumordzi, Ghana’s representative at the 2013 edition of the Big Brother Africa: The Chase show has told News One he is ready to tie the knot with his celebrity sweetheart Pokello Nare. Amidst the ongoing tussle about who really owns the heart ... Read More »

Man sodomises nephews

Man sodomises nephews

A 27-year-old Bulawayo man is reported to have habitually sodomised his two nephews until one of them fled from home. Brighton Sibanda of Magwegwe North would reportedly wear a condom before sexually abusing the boys (names withheld) aged 15 and 17. So strong was urge ... Read More »

Methembe Ndlovu to coach Bantu Rovers

Methembe Ndlovu to coach Bantu Rovers

Bantu Rovers have bolstered their squad by adding big guns who have top-flight football experience such as Obadiah Tarumbwa, Zephaniah Ngodzo and Lawson ‘Lolo’ Nkomo, while former Highlanders FC coach Methembe Ndlovu will be taking charge of the team, while Mandla ‘Lulu’ Mpofu is the ... Read More »

Zim mining indaba set for next week

Zim mining indaba set for next week

The Zimbabwe Chamber of Small Scale Entrepreneur (ZCSME) will next week host a mining indaba in Gweru whose primary focus is to foster a collective working relationship between miners and government, as well as tackle problems threatening the viability of mining industry. The indaba will ... Read More »

Kariba dam on verge of collapsing

Kariba dam on verge of collapsing

A hydroelectric dam bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe threatens the lives of 3.5 million people in the southern African region as it is on the verge of collapsing, local newspaper Zambia Daily Mail reported Tuesday. The wall of Kariba Dam, one of the world’s largest dams ... 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 »

Zim’s investment policies hurt its trade prospects: World Bank

Zim’s investment policies hurt its trade prospects: World Bank

The World Bank says Zimbabwe’s ownership and investment policies continue to hurt its trade prospects. In the latest Zimbabwe’s Trade and Competitiveness Report, the World Bank says the export performance, though it has improved since 2009, is in the long run insufficient to power growth ... Read More »