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ZTE to set up solar factory in Zimbabwe

ZTE Corporation of China has plans to set up a solar equipment manufacturing plant after sealing a multi-million dollar solar energy deal with the Zimbabwe Power Company last month. The Chines...Read more

ZTE to set up solar factory in Zimbabwe

01 December 2015 | 1609 Views
ZTE Corporation of China has plans to set up a solar equipment manufacturing plant after sealing a multi-million dollar solar energy deal with the Zimbabwe Power Company last month. The Chines...

by Staff reporter

Stanbic bank Zimbabwe introduces mortgage loans

01 December 2015 | 2884 Views
STANBIC Bank Zimbabwe has introduced home loans repayable up to 20 years to the market to enable potential homeowners in the country to realise their dream. The bank's head of personal and business ba...

by Brighton Gumbo

Telecel introduces Telecash bundles

30 November 2015 | 1635 Views
Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced Telecash bundles that allow subscribers to send money, cash out and pay bills at no charge once they have paid a once-off monthly fee of either $2.50 or $5.The ...

by Business Reporter

Smart home technology arrives in Zimbabwe

30 November 2015 | 2978 Views
Smart home technology enabling you to automate your home, using your smart phone to remotely control electronic devices, has arrived in Zimbabwe.Safeguard Alarms has introduced smart home tech...

by Business Reporter

GMB pays $67,8m to farmers

30 November 2015 | 609 Views
THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has cleared $67,8 million it owed to farmers for grain deliveries made between 2013 and this year. Announcing the 2016 national budget last week, Finance and Economic D...

by Oliver Kazunga

Fly Africa squabbles take new twist

30 November 2015 | 1503 Views
Local Fly Africa shareholders Nu Aero Pvt Limited, have accused their foreign partners, of externalising money from the business, in a sensational twist to squabbles that have rocked the...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe insurance firms accused of robbing policy holders

29 November 2015 | 2011 Views
PENSION and insurance players in Zimbabwe are not maintaining accurate and comprehensive data which allows for precise calculation of pension and insurance funds and member benefit entitlements....

by Staff reporter

Security company demands $186 000 from Pioneer Transport

28 November 2015 | 2380 Views
Peace Security Company (Private) Limited (Peace Security) has filed a $186 000 High Court lawsuit demanding the cash from Pioneer Transport (Private) Limited (Pioneer Transport).The two partie...

by Staff reporter

$6 million worth of Zimbabwe bond coins trigger widespread cheer

28 November 2015 | 2578 Views
Zimbabwean policymakers have revealed plans to pump $6 million worth of bond coins into the national economy, triggering widespread cheer.Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya introd...

by Staff reporter

Zupco imported buses still parked due to govt failure top pay duty

28 November 2015 | 2792 Views
The Zimbabwe United Passengers Company buses which were bought from abroad recently are still parked and unused because the government is still struggling to raise import duty.This emerged dur...

by Stephen Jakes

Kango products rocked by massive salaries slash

27 November 2015 | 2872 Views
WORKERS Treger Products (Pvt) Limited whose subsidiaries are Kango Products, Treger Plastics, Monarch Steel and Zimbabwe Grain Bag have been hard hit by massive employment grades reduction and salarie...

by Stephen Jakes

Turkish Airlines to start flights to Zimbabwe

26 November 2015 | 2433 Views
Turkish Airlines is expected to start flights to Zimbabwe next year once negotiations with aviation authorities are concluded, Turkish Ambassador to Zimbabwe Kadir Hidayet Eriş has said.Mr Hi...

by Munesu Nyakudya

Econet barred from increasing tariffs

25 November 2015 | 2815 Views
ECONET Wireless (Pvt) Ltd mobile subscribers got a reprieve after the Administrative Court stopped the firm's bid to increase tariffs as clients are already reeling from high charges. Econet wanted to...

by Fidelis Munyoro

Bond coins gain popularity as Rand weakens

24 November 2015 | 3365 Views
Some traders have stopped accepting the South African rand in favor of bond coins in Zimbabwe's multi-currency economy as the rand continues losing value against the U.S. dollar, according to a report...

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Econet shuts down, auctions subsidiary

24 November 2015 | 6087 Views
ECONET Wireless Global (EWG) has shut down and put on auction its water purifying company, Seldon Technologies, in a move blamed on negative economic performance. EWG is the holding company of the cou...

by Oliver Kazunga

Australia refuse to clear Zimbabwe to attend 2017 KPCS meetings

21 November 2015 | 2252 Views
Zimbabwe and Australia have reached a deadlock over the participation of the African country when the western nation assumes the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) chairmanship in 2017.&...

by Staff reporter

Lucky Telecel subscriber wins a house

19 November 2015 | 3363 Views
A lucky Telecel subscriber was presented with the keys to a brand new house after winning one of the three houses in Telecel's Win A House promotion which is offering three new houses as grand prizes ...

by Agencies

Steward Bank targets 250 000 new accounts

19 November 2015 | 3147 Views
Steward Bank is opening at least 200 new accounts per day and is targeting 250 000 new accounts as it rolls out more agency banking outlets aimed at reducing costs. This comes as the bank ...

by Staff reporter

Telecel Zimbabwe sold to government's Zarnet

18 November 2015 | 3213 Views
VimpelCom today announced that its 51.9%...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo Chicken Inn drive-through under construction

17 November 2015 | 3077 Views
INNSCOR'S fast foods division has invested $900,000 in setting up a Chicken Inn drive-through service in Bulawayo.The new outlet is under construction and will be opened next month, Innscor ma...

by Brighton Gumbo

Bulawayo lobbies for bond market headquarters

16 November 2015 | 3106 Views
AS efforts to revive the bond market in Zimbabwe gather moment, Bulawayo businesses are lobbying that the debt market be headquartered in the second largest city.A bond market is a regulated f...

by Prosper Ndlovu

ZB Holdings to push up the uptake of its cluster houses

16 November 2015 | 1565 Views
ZB Financial Holdings Limited is seeking partnerships with real estate agents to push up the uptake of its cluster houses in Hatfield. The housing units range between $122 000 to $135 000 acce...

by Staff reporter

CCZ ask Zera to allow street corners gays dealers

16 November 2015 | 2593 Views
Despite the alarming rates of gas cylinders explosions on the residential and business central districts which sometime inure the people, Consumer Counsel of Zimbabwe has said the street corner gas de...

by Stephen Jakes

Econet disconnects 1 million subscribers

16 November 2015 | 4797 Views
The country's largest mobile operator, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, has disconnected one million unregistered lines.The lines were disconnected last week.Sources privy to the goings-on sa...

by Lovemore Meya

Cimas opens dental clinic in Milton Park

13 November 2015 | 2125 Views
Cimas Medical Aid Society has opened a dental clinic in Harare's Milton Park suburb. It is the first such clinic to be opened by Cimas, which operates nine primary healthcare clinics in different ...

by Staff Reporter

Safeguard Bulawayo comes tops in Megafest Business Awards

13 November 2015 | 1147 Views
Safeguard Bulawayo was presented with the 2015 Business Excellence Award at the Bulawayo and Southern Region Megafest National Business Awards. The company's managing director for the Bulawayo...

by Mike Hamilton

PepsiCo franchisees sets up base in Zimbabwe

13 November 2015 | 3491 Views
A ground breaking ceremony for a beverages factory to be set up in Zimbabwe has been held in Harare's Adbernie light industries area.Work on the beverage manufacturing plant initiated by Varun...

by Staff reporter

Govt, NSSA in tussle over Vimpelcom 60% shares in Telecel

13 November 2015 | 2304 Views
Zimbabwe government was recently engaged in hot tussle with the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) over the Vimpelcom 60% shares which were up for grabs in the Telecel Zimbabwe Company....

by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwe government takes over Telecel

13 November 2015 | 2986 Views
Government has seized control of Telecel Zimbabwe after concluding a $40 000 million deal to take over the country's third largest mobile operator by buying out international telecommunications gi...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe business rejects SA rand

13 November 2015 | 3571 Views
SOME businesses in Bulawayo and Gweru are no longer accepting South African rands due to its continued weakening against the United States dollar. The development has created inconveniences fo...

by Pamela Shumba and Patrick Chitumba

Declining volumes dent Delta's profits

12 November 2015 | 1394 Views
Beverages producer Delta Corporation has reported a 19 percent decline in after tax profit to $35,7 million for the half-year to September 30 on the back of declining volumes across all its segments....

by Staff reporter

Samsung sets base in Zimbabwe

12 November 2015 | 3744 Views
International electronic firm, Samsung, has begun production of television and refrigerator sets in Zimbabwe. The company's country manager, Gavin Claire, confirmed the development but cou...

by Staff reporter

South African lender Nedbank expands its footprint in Zimbabwe

11 November 2015 | 3956 Views
South African lender Nedbank is expanding its footprint in Zimbabwe, despite the economic turbulence, which the company is sizing up to determine if it can avail more funding facilities for on-lending...

by Tawanda Karombo

Telecash subscribers to receive money instantly and directly from diaspora

10 November 2015 | 2642 Views
Telecel Zimbabwe has announced that it has been granted authority by RBZ to receive incoming international remittances directly into subscribers' Telecash wallets and will be working with Mukuru to im...

by Staff Reporter

BCC to host SA business delegation

09 November 2015 | 2263 Views
Bulawayo City council will this year host a delegation from South Africa to explore opportunities for business engagement with the neighbouring nation.This was revealed through the latest coun...

by Stephen Jakes

South African rand kicked out of Zimbabwe

08 November 2015 | 14495 Views
The South African rand is being elbowed out of the market on the backdrop of its depreciation against the United States dollar.The rand is part of the multicurrency regime embraced by governme...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe retail outlets reject rand coins

08 November 2015 | 2933 Views
THE country's monetary authorities - the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe - last week noted that they currently hold bond coins worth $1 million in their vaults and the money can easily be deployed in the mar...

by Africa Moyo and Darlington Musarurwa

Choppies Zimbabwe to open 5 more stores by year-end

06 November 2015 | 3980 Views
Retail giant Choppies Enterprises Zimbabwe says it is targeting to open five more supermarkets across the country before yearend.The group opened two supermarkets in Warren Park and Mabvuku th...

by Funny Hudzerema

Khaya Moyo urges private sector to leverage on call centres to create jobs

06 November 2015 | 2152 Views
Government has called upon the private sector to invest in call centres so as to create more jobs within the economy.A call centre is basically a facility that is equipped to handle large amou...

by Staff reporter

Toyota recalls 85 cars from Zimbabwe over defects

06 November 2015 | 3514 Views
Toyota Zimbabwe is set to recall 85 units that have been found to have the glitch plaguing the car giant across the globe. This comes following a global recall of 6,5 million vehicles, mad...

by Staff reporter

Potraz to review licensing framework

06 November 2015 | 764 Views
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe says the current service specific licensing framework is being reviewed because the obsolete regime stifles growth of the industr...

by Staff reporter

Masawara rakes in $6.1m profit

06 November 2015 | 1272 Views
Investment company, Masawara Plc, said first half profits increased by 38.6 percent to $6.1million from $4.4 million due to a stellar performance by its subsidiary TA Holdings Limited. The...

by Staff reporter

French oil giant injects $20 million into Zimbabwe

05 November 2015 | 3072 Views
French Oil and gas company Total Zimbabwe has invested more than US$20 million over the last three years to strengthen its business in Zimbabwe. The company's managing director Chris Onkon...

by Staff reporter

Econet to discontinue its philanthropic project

05 November 2015 | 3957 Views
ECONET will discontinue its philanthropic project to train young people in computer skills before the company has barely achieved half the initial set objectives due to budgetary concerns.At l...

by Staff reporter

RBZ has enough bond coins: Mangudya

04 November 2015 | 2258 Views
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya says the central bank has enough bond coins to cater for increased demand due to the cross-rating of rand coins. This comes as the Passenger...

by Staff reporter

Jericho becomes Zimbabwe's first ever $15 million agency

03 November 2015 | 3764 Views
We are delighted to announce that our Agency has now become the first ever Zimbabwean agency in history to breach the US$15 million mark in billings with two months to go to the end of the year....

by Staff reporter

flyafrica Namibia Launches Windhoek-Cape Town!

03 November 2015 | 1952 Views, Africa's Low Fare Airline, successfully launched its inaugural Windhoek to Cape Town flight on Monday 2 November with the on time departure of N6 347 from Windhoek at 10:55AM. The retur...

by Staff Reporter

Telecel hauls three awards at Service Excellence Awards ceremony

03 November 2015 | 1580 Views
Telecel Zimbabwe has won three awards during the recent Contact Centre Association of Zimbabwe, CCAZ, Service Excellence Awards, the awards were for 1st prize Customer Service Executive of the Year, 1...

by Staff Reporter

Former employee accuses OK stores of refusing to pay him his dues

03 November 2015 | 3012 Views
A former till operator with the Ok Zimbabwe Stores in Bulawayo has accused the chain store for refusing to pay him  his outstanding packages after he resigned from work.The former worker,...

by Stephen Jakes

Marvo workers angry against management

03 November 2015 | 1928 Views
Marvo Stationery workers have expressed concerns over the manner in which they are being treated by the Company.They said it is now clear to us that Soul Mashamba is sabotaging the company on ...

by Stephen Jakes

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