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Bulawayo avails business stands

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has availed industrial and commercial stands for new business in different sectors of the economy in a bid to boost the city's economy. The council's acting eco...Read more

Bulawayo avails business stands

26 March 2015 | 1922 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has availed industrial and commercial stands for new business in different sectors of the economy in a bid to boost the city's economy. The council's acting eco...

by Staff reporter

War erupts within IMPI over unpaid allowances

25 March 2015 | 1526 Views
MEMBERS of the Information Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) are holding on to Samsung smart phones and iPads they were given as they try to force official to pay them outstanding allowances.IMPI ...

by Staff Reporter

Bread price reduction wont affect quality - CCZ

25 March 2015 | 4210 Views
THE Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) has assured customers that the reduction in bread prices will not lead to a compromise in quality.Most shops have reduced the bread price from $1 per...

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Meikles fired workers to save business

24 March 2015 | 2798 Views
Meikles Limited which fired 33 workers last week in Bulawayo has said it was the only option to keep business viable.The company served employees with termination of employment letters while a...

by Thobekile Zhou

Aberdeen City snub ZITF

24 March 2015 | 3026 Views
Bulawayo city council long standing twin city - Aberdeen of Scotland would not be exhibiting at this year's Zimbabwe International Trade Fair due to financial constraints.Acting BCC Economic D...

by Thobekile Zhou

Geozing Pawnbrokers back in business

23 March 2015 | 2318 Views
CONTROVESIAL Geozing Pawnbrokers Private Limited that allegedly duped thousands of its clients of millions of dollars is back in business.Its owner George Zingani and his wife Duduzile Ndlovu ...

by Thobekile Zhou

15 Botswana companies to exhibit at ZITF

22 March 2015 | 1490 Views
At least 15 local companies will participate at the annual Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) to be held from the April 28 to May 2 in Bulawayo, authorities in that country have revealed....

by Stephen Jakes

Bond coins under spotlight again

20 March 2015 | 3599 Views
The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce will next week hold a Bond Coins discussion forum in Harare to interrogate the introduction of the coins and gauge the public response.According to ZN...

by Thobekile Zhou

ZITF to hike stands rentals by 20%

20 March 2015 | 1179 Views
THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) company is set to hike booking rates for exhibitors by 20 % with effect from April 1.The 56th edition of the country's premier trade show runs ...

by Thobekile Zhou

Edgars records jump in profits

20 March 2015 | 1075 Views
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed clothing giant, Edgars Stores Limited recorded a 22,3 percent jump in profits to $5,2 million for the 53 weeks to January 10 as the group's focus on offering various...

by Staff reporter

Ingwebu sets up non-alcoholic beverages plant

20 March 2015 | 1277 Views
BULAWAYO City Council's Ingwebu Breweries has set up a plant to manufacture non-alcoholic products and has obtained regulatory approvals to launch them, general manager Nkosana Ndlovu has said. ...

by Staff reporter

PPC not abandoning Bulawayo

19 March 2015 | 1516 Views
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed cement manufacturer, PPC Zimbabwe, has discounted fears that it was planning to abandon the de-industrialising Bulawayo region after it announced plans to commission...

by Staff reporter

ZimTrade to demand removal of trade obstacles

09 March 2015 | 1013 Views
ZIMTRADE has vowed to press government to remove various impediments negatively affected business in Bulawayo, ZimTrade Board Member Busisa Moyo has said.Hundreds of firms have shut down in th...

by Thobekile Zhou

African Farming Solutions launched

09 March 2015 | 1144 Views
A grouping of Zimbabwean agricultural experts and economists have joined together launch African Farming Solutions (AFS). This is a Zimbabwean company that seeks to promote food security in Af...

by Vince Musewe

Zimbabwe is a safe destination - Obert Mpofu

06 March 2015 | 4764 Views
Transport and Infrastructure Development minister Obert Mpofu has said Flyafrica's Bulawayo-Johannesburg flight route is a demonstration that Zimbabwe is a safe destination for investment.&nbs...

by Thobekile Zhou

CSC to pay 205 workers over $453 100

06 March 2015 | 3177 Views
COLD STORAGE COMPANY has been ordered to pay 205 workers a total of $453 110 which it owes them in salary arrears.The workers took the company to the arbitrator on May 27, 2014 demanding t...

by Stephen Jakes in Bulawayo

Workers go for 1 year 1 month without pay

06 March 2015 | 3416 Views
Over 150 workers at the Road Motor Service (RMS) transport company in Bulawayo a former subsidiary of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) went for 13 months without pay prompting them to moot ...

by Stephen Jakes

Advertise At ZITF 2015

05 March 2015 | 3510 Views
Advertise at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair 2015 ...

by ZITF

ZITF revises dates

03 March 2015 | 2467 Views
THE 56th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair has revised it trade showcase dates.The ZITF flighted an advert in newspapers informing all exhibitors, visitors and delegates of the ...

by Ndou Paul

Executive Development Programme on international trade to be held in Bulawayo

24 February 2015 | 1218 Views
ZimTrade, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), will host the Executive Development Programme on International Trade from 9-13 March 2015 at the Holiday Inn, Bulawayo. Th...

by ZimTrade

Delta Beverages to commission new Chibuku plant in Bulawayo

22 February 2015 | 1917 Views
BEER manufacturing giant Delta Beverages will commission a new Chibuku Super production plant in Bulawayo at the end May as consumption of the refined opaque brew continues to soar.The plant, ...

by Staff reporter

Four-step plan to revive Bulawayo industries

17 February 2015 | 3157 Views
INDUSTRIALISTS in Bulawayo have identified four strategic intervention areas that require urgent government attention and financing to guarantee the successful revival of industries and job creation....

by Prosper Ndlovu

Second-hand cars importers fleeced

13 February 2015 | 9632 Views
Zimbabweans importing mostly second-hand cars from Japan and other countries are being systematically ripped off of their hard-earned money through payment of duty that requires kickbacks at the count...

by Staff Reporter

Phillip Chiyangwa wades into Telecel shares saga

13 February 2015 | 3542 Views
Flamboyant Harare businessman Phillip Chiyangwa has said 60 percent of shares in Telecel Zimbabwe Private Limited owned by Amsterdam based Vimpelcom, must be sold to local Zimbabwean. In a let...

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo business community remains hopeful

15 January 2015 | 2140 Views
THE Bulawayo business community says it remains hopeful for a turnaround this year, despite severe operational challenges experienced in 2014.Bulawayo businessman, Tshidzanani Malaba, said he...

by Mandla Tshuma

Net Seven Real Estate branch ordered to stop trading

13 January 2015 | 4013 Views
THE Estate Agents Council of (EAC) Zimbabwe has ordered the Net Seven Real Estate Bulawayo branch to stop trading until further notice pending finalisation of investigations after clients complained t...

by Staff reporter

Kwanele Ngwenya forced out of Steward Bank

09 January 2015 | 5253 Views
STEWARD Bank chief executive officer Mr Kwanele Ngwenya has been forced out of the banking institution after building the bank to what it is now.Sources at the institution say Mr Ngwenya met h...

by Staff reporter

POTRAZ moves to lower mobilephone tariffs

22 December 2014 | 5864 Views
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) says it has asked mobile operators to implement the long run incremental cost (LRIC) model from the 1st of January next year...

by Staff Reporter

We are not mortgaging minerals says Chinamasa

21 December 2014 | 3538 Views
Government does not intend to use the country's minerals as security for any loans it might acquire, a Cabinet Minister has said. There has been speculation that Zimbabwe was planning or might ha...

by Staff Reporter

Pick n Pay shakes Bulawayo retail sector

18 December 2014 | 8312 Views
CUSTOMERS in Bulawayo have applauded the entrance of more players to the retail sector which had been dominated by a few huge supermarkets, expressing hopes for marked improvement across players....

by Staff reporter

S'gwadi Mampara, Buy local products - Video

10 December 2014 | 4731 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo businesses fail to cash in on festive hype

07 December 2014 | 2377 Views
BULAWAYO businesses say the festive season has failed to bring the much anticipated business due to low consumer buying power which has been attributed to the prevailing liquidity challenge. The b...

by Ngonidzashe Chiutsi

Mzembi eyes 2m Chinese tourists

17 November 2014 | 2957 Views
TOURISM and Hospitality Minister Walter Mzembi has targeted to attract at least 2 million visitors from the 200 million outbound Chinese travellers into Zimbabwe by 2020.Minister Mzembi s...

by Business Reporter

ZimTrade and IIFT to host an Executive Development Programme on International Trade

12 November 2014 | 1640 Views
ZimTrade, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), will conduct an Executive Development Programme on International Trade from 17-21 November 2014, at the Cresta Lodge, Har...

by Dillon Kamutenga

South African mayor promises to resuscitate Bulawayo industry

29 October 2014 | 6285 Views
SOUTH Africa's eThekwini Municipality mayor James Nxumalo has pledged to assist Bulawayo revive its crumbling industrial zone saying the city has vast potential for growth.Speaking at a recept...

by Business Reporter

Zimbabweans US$3 billion worth of shares from foreign-owned companies

12 October 2014 | 3372 Views
More than 1 089 applications since 2010 have been processed according to the latest National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Board compliance report.This has enabled Zimbabweans to sec...

by Staff Reporter

Irate depositors besiege AfrAsia Bank Bulawayo branch - Video

09 October 2014 | 3448 Views
There were bouts of violence at the embattled AfrAsia Bank Limited, formerly Kingdom Bank in Bulawayo as angry depositors stormed the banking hall demanding their cash.AfrAsia, which reb...

by Makhosi Sibanda

Minister says much needs to be done to reduce work accidents

03 October 2014 | 2269 Views
With 71 deaths at work in the first eight months of this year and 3 598 serious injuries, a lot more needs to be done to reduce work accidents, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister N...

by Staff Reporter

Personal care industry faces collapse

02 October 2014 | 2558 Views
The personal care industry faces collapse and is currently operating at 15% capacity utilisation due to economic challenges, Personal Care Manufacturers' Association secretary Gabriel Vembe has sa...

by Staff Reporter

'We should promote our Zimbabwean products,' says MDC-T MP

30 September 2014 | 3077 Views
THE business community should reduce imports and support industry by buying local products to preserve jobs, Nkulumane legislator Thamsanqa Mahlangu said yesterday.Speaking at a meeting w...

by Loveness Bepete

High taxation stifles small business

26 September 2014 | 1968 Views
High taxation levels and inflexible business licensing models are hindering the growth of the SME sector in the country, players in the industry have said.SME sector representatives told S...

by Business reporter

Bulawayo closed for business

11 September 2014 | 8283 Views
SIXTY percent of companies operating in Bulawayo have been placed under judicial management, indicative of the dire state of affairs in the country's second largest city. Once Zimbabwe's indus...

by Ray Ndlovu

Bimha to officially open 2014 ZimTrade Exporters' Conference

10 September 2014 | 1908 Views
The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Honourable Mike Bimha, will officially open the Exporters' Conference scheduled for the 2nd of October 2014, at Meikles Hotel in Harare.The Conferenc...

by Dillon Kamutenga

Clothing Indaba set for Bulawayo on 26 September 2014

09 September 2014 | 2749 Views
Zimbabwe Clothing Manufacturers Association (ZCMA) will be hosting their 5th Clothing Indaba in Bulawayo on the 26th of September 2014.These events have become well known for their proactive w...

by ZCMA

MAN opens Bus and Truck outlet in Bulawayo

25 August 2014 | 6705 Views
EUROPEAN giant commercial transport firm, MAN Group of Trucks and Buses, has opened an outlet in Bulawayo in a move set to boost investor confidence on the backdrop of company closures bedeviling ...

by Charity Ruzvidzo

Good news Bulawayo, NRZ signs $460 million DBSA loan

24 July 2014 | 6234 Views
The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has agreed to borrow $460 million from the Development Bank of Southern Africa to develop its unprofitable network that relies mainly on rolling stock acquired ...

by Reuters

John Love Motors shuts down

11 July 2014 | 5562 Views
JOHN Love Motors in Bulawayo yesterday closed shop after operating in the city for about 40 years amid indications the company has been facing financial difficulties.When a Chronicle news crew...

by Sifundiso Ndlovu

$400,000 for Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel refurbishment

07 July 2014 | 3353 Views
Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) says it has set aside at least $400,000 to refurbish the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel. The refurbishment follows similar exercises at Rainbow Towers and the Kadoma Hotel and ...

by Staff reporter

Govt failed Dimaf says Minister of Industry

03 July 2014 | 2159 Views
AT LEAST 48 companies have accessed the Distressed Industries and Marginalised Areas Fund (Dimaf), but government has failed to put its share to the pool of resources meant to assist ailing companies,...

by Business Reporter

$10 salary for Marvo employees

02 July 2014 | 5986 Views
TROUBLED Bulawayo firm Marvo Stationery Manufacturers has paid its workers $10 each after going for 18 months without salaries, it emerged yesterday.The disgruntled workers told Southern Eye B...

by Staff reporter
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