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New Zimbabwe
Govt seeks investor for ZSE stakeHARARE: Government says it is looking for potential investors to take up part o
Govt seeks investor for ZSE stake
New Zimbabwe / Posted an hour ago
HARARE: Government says it is looking for potential investors to take up part of its shareholding in the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE). The local bourse, previously a non-profit member owned organisation, was last year transformed into a private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beware of Sly Mnangagwa, Tsvangirai Warns DiplomatsMDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned foreign diplomats in Harare not to be
Beware of Sly Mnangagwa, Tsvangirai Warns Diplomats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned foreign diplomats in Harare not to be swayed by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's recent overtures to the West, insisting the Zanu PF politician remains an unrepentant hardliner. In a Friday address to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S $10 Million Grant for NWPTHE National Water Project has received a $10 million grant from the Zimbabwe R
U.S $10 Million Grant for NWP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
THE National Water Project has received a $10 million grant from the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund which will support the preparation of the country's National Water Resources Master Plan. This is the first phase of a planned $20 million project that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Hit By Food ShortagesThe Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), which last year introduced forced pay leave f
Army Hit By Food Shortages
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), which last year introduced forced pay leave for soldiers as a cost cutting measure, is struggling to feed soldiers in army barracks countrywide, it has emerged. Military sources this week said the barracks have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF Fights No Laughing MatterThe catfights in Zanu PF where senior party officials are tearing at each other
PF Fights No Laughing Matter
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The catfights in Zanu PF where senior party officials are tearing at each other would have been a source of great amusement had the consequences of their actions not been so tragic. The verbiage on display, when Higher Education minister Jonathan... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Tsvangirai warns West about MnangagwaMDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned foreign diplomats in Harare not to be
Tsvangirai warns West about Mnangagwa
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned foreign diplomats in Harare not to be swayed by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's recent overtures to the West, insisting the Zanu PF politician remains an unrepentant hardliner. In a Friday address to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Urges IMF Not to Fund the Zanu Government, Says Financing Harare Would Be Akin to Aiding TerrorTHE People's Democratic Party (PDP) has said the international community should
PDP Urges IMF Not to Fund the Zanu Government, Says Financing Harare Would Be Akin to Aiding Terror
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
THE People's Democratic Party (PDP) has said the international community should "not" give the Zanu PF government financial assistance before it has stopped all forms of human rights abuses, warning that to do otherwise would be akin to funding... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
PDP to IMF: Dont fund Zanu PF terror govtTHE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the international community should
PDP to IMF: Dont fund Zanu PF terror govt
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the international community should “not” give the Zanu PF government financial assistance before it has stopped all forms of human rights abuses, warning that to do otherwise would be akin to funding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinamasa, Mnangagwa Seek to Restore Donor Relations As Debts MountZIMBABWE plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the Europ
Chinamasa, Mnangagwa Seek to Restore Donor Relations As Debts Mount
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
ZIMBABWE plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the European Union by June after the deputy president met with EU officials last week. "We are engaging with the EU, and last week Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa met their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim to Achieve 2,7 Percent GrowthZimbabwe will achieve the 2,7 percent GDP growth target for this year as Govern
Zim to Achieve 2,7 Percent Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Zimbabwe will achieve the 2,7 percent GDP growth target for this year as Government is developing a comprehensive implementation matrix for major economic policies expected to transform the economy. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Use Long Spoon Zim, You Are Supping With the DevilWe have always had reservations about the IMF's intentions. It's not a secret w
Use Long Spoon Zim, You Are Supping With the Devil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
We have always had reservations about the IMF's intentions. It's not a secret who owns and controls it. It is the same country with whom Zimbabwe has been at war for the past 16 years. The same country which ganged up with its cousins to oppose... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimra Misses Revenue Collections By U.S$220 MillionCompanies and individuals are struggling to pay outstanding tax liabilities to
Zimra Misses Revenue Collections By U.S$220 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Companies and individuals are struggling to pay outstanding tax liabilities to government and are sinking deeper in arrears, the tax collector has said. Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra)'s annual revenue performance update for the year ended... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Economy StagnatesThe World Bank has projected Zimbabwe's economy to register a modest 1,5% flat-
Zim Economy Stagnates
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The World Bank has projected Zimbabwe's economy to register a modest 1,5% flat-lining on last year's figures due to weakening commodity prices and low agriculture output, a projection Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa discounts as government crafts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim-Sino Mega Deals in LimboZimbabwe and China's much-vaunted multi-billion dollar mega-deals in various se
Zim-Sino Mega Deals in Limbo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Zimbabwe and China's much-vaunted multi-billion dollar mega-deals in various sectors of the economy are hanging in the balance amid indications that Sinosure, a leading Chinese insurance company, is reluctant to guarantee more financial loans from... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Govt slaps VAT on 40 imported basic foodsTHE government has widened its tax bracket to include value added tax (VAT) on
Govt slaps VAT on 40 imported basic foods
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
THE government has widened its tax bracket to include value added tax (VAT) on nearly 40 imported basic food commodities, as the country’s revenue performance continues to disappoint. With revenue for the year ended December 31 2015 coming in 3%... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Zimbabwe old guard seek to restore donor relations as debts to big banks more than half of GDP ZIMBABWE plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the Eur
Zimbabwe old guard seek to restore donor relations as debts to big banks more than half of GDP
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 4 days ago
ZIMBABWE plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the European Union by June after the deputy president met with EU officials last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Servants to Finally Get BonusesZimbabwean Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has fina
Civil Servants to Finally Get Bonuses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Zimbabwean Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has finally unveiled payment dates for the country's civil servants bonuses, reports said on Thursday. According to New Zimbabwe, the southern African country would pay its civil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Tax Imported Food CommoditiesThe Zimbabwean government has widened its tax bracket to include Value Added Ta
Govt to Tax Imported Food Commodities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Zimbabwean government has widened its tax bracket to include Value Added Tax (VAT) on nearly 40 imported basic food commodities as the country's revenue performance continues to disappoint. With revenue for the year ended 31 December 2015 coming... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Chinamasa, VP seek sound donor relationsZIMBABWE plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the Europ
Chinamasa, VP seek sound donor relations
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
ZIMBABWE plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the European Union by June after the deputy president met with EU officials last week. “We are engaging with the EU, and last week Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa met their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Act On Debt CrisisLast week, we reported on concern from an International Monetary Fund (IMF) rep
Act On Debt Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Last week, we reported on concern from an International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative in the country over the likely risk of Zimbabwe losing traction in its re-engagement efforts in the event that it failed to implement its plan to resolve a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bonus - Mutiny Wary Govt Pays Soldiers for Now - Rest of Civil Service in April and MayTHE cash-strapped government will pay members of the defence forces their bonus
Bonus - Mutiny Wary Govt Pays Soldiers for Now - Rest of Civil Service in April and May
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
THE cash-strapped government will pay members of the defence forces their bonus this month and the rest of the civil service later, finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said Wednesday. The bonuses were due in November last year, but the administration... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Misihairabwi-Mushonga promises more ‘stunts’ PRISCILLA Misihairabwi-Mushonga is one of the most vocal and theatrical MPs w
Misihairabwi-Mushonga promises more ‘stunts’
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 4 days ago
PRISCILLA Misihairabwi-Mushonga is one of the most vocal and theatrical MPs who make Zimbabwe’s rather lifeless Parliament tick. Last year, she performed several “stunts” in the National Assembly that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Massive Food Price Hike LoomsGOVERNMENT has introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) on nearly 40 imported basic foo
Massive Food Price Hike Looms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
GOVERNMENT has introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) on nearly 40 imported basic food commodities that constitute the bulk of the consumer bread basket, products that until now have been excluded from the 15 percent tax. The tax, which is likely to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Outsourcing works in favour of UK bankHarare - Standard Chartered has defended its decision to outsource processing a
Outsourcing works in favour of UK bank
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Harare - Standard Chartered has defended its decision to outsource processing and other services in markets such as Zimbabwe to hubs in India and Kenya, saying it will help the lender to remain financially stable in the face of criticism from bank... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Bonus: Revolt wary govt pays armyTHE cash-strapped government will pay members of the defence forces their bonus
Bonus: Revolt wary govt pays army
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
THE cash-strapped government will pay members of the defence forces their bonus this month and the rest of the civil service later, finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said Wednesday. The bonuses were due in November last year, but the administration... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zim wants to restore donor relationsHarare - Zimbabwe plans to meet obligations for further financial support from
Zim wants to restore donor relations
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Harare - Zimbabwe plans to meet obligations for further financial support from the European Union by June after the deputy president met with EU officials last week. “We are engaging with the EU, and last week Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa met... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Imperialism's Reminder to ZanuPresident Mugabe has told Africa in general and Zimbabweans in particular what'
Imperialism's Reminder to Zanu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Mugabe has told Africa in general and Zimbabweans in particular what's just been confirmed by America: imperialists don't forgive, they don't forget. That is especially so in dealing with what they consider insolent former colonies seeking... Read more
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iol.co.za
ZSE market turnover falls 30%Harare - Market turnover on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) tumbled by a mass
ZSE market turnover falls 30%
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Harare - Market turnover on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) tumbled by a massive 30 percent last month, prompting analysts to project flat corporate earnings throughout this year as the country battles a severe economic downturn. The bigger stocks... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Bottled water 'the new gold' in dry HreHARARE: The joke in Harare these days is that more people per square metre are
Bottled water 'the new gold' in dry Hre
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
HARARE: The joke in Harare these days is that more people per square metre are drinking bottled water here - in the drought-hit capital of Zimbabwe - than in wealthy Manhattan. Harare has developed a huge appetite for bottled water. An estimated... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bottled water is 'the new gold' in HarareHarare has developed a huge appetite for bottled water. An estimated 300000 lit
Bottled water is 'the new gold' in Harare
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Harare has developed a huge appetite for bottled water. An estimated 300000 litres change hands daily in this city of just over 1.6million inhabitants, with Zimbabwe's Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, saying that imports have reached "crazy"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bottled Water Is 'The New Gold' in Drought-Hit HarareHarare — The joke in Harare these days is that more people per square metre are
Bottled Water Is 'The New Gold' in Drought-Hit Harare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Harare — The joke in Harare these days is that more people per square metre are drinking bottled water here - in the drought-hit capital of Zimbabwe - than in wealthy Manhattan. Harare has developed a huge appetite for bottled water. An estimated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S' Anti-Zim Agenda Exposed - Back Off Zim Affairs, Says Govt - Bid to Set Harare Lending Terms RappedTendai Mugabe — Government has castigated the United States for meddling in Zim
U.S' Anti-Zim Agenda Exposed - Back Off Zim Affairs, Says Govt - Bid to Set Harare Lending Terms Rapped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Tendai Mugabe — Government has castigated the United States for meddling in Zimbabwe's internal affairs in a way that seeks to weaken the country's sovereign status and reverse its successful land reform programme. This was after the US Senate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Mnangagwa Up for Grilling As Parly Resumes SittingZIMBABWE's parliament resumes sitting this Tuesday with Vice President and Just
VP Mnangagwa Up for Grilling As Parly Resumes Sitting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
ZIMBABWE's parliament resumes sitting this Tuesday with Vice President and Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa expected to be grilled on why the country's anti-corruption and rights commissions "remain toothless". The country's legislature, now deep... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Speak On Behalf of First Family - War VetsThe Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association says no member of Zan
Don't Speak On Behalf of First Family - War Vets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association says no member of Zanu-PF should speak on behalf of the First Family, apart from the official spokesperson who is also the Presidential press secretary Mr George Charamba. The organisation... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Graft: Mnangagwa faces Parly grillingZIMBABWE’s parliament resumes sitting this Tuesday with Vice President and Just
Graft: Mnangagwa faces Parly grilling
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
ZIMBABWE’s parliament resumes sitting this Tuesday with Vice President and Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa expected to be grilled on why the country’s anti-corruption and rights commissions “remain toothless”. The country’s legislature, now deep... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drought drains Zimbabwe’s farmersHarare - Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has taken a huge knock with farmers inv
Drought drains Zimbabwe’s farmers
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Harare - Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has taken a huge knock with farmers involved in the country’s major crops of tobacco and cotton bracing themselves for further turmoil as current drought conditions wilt profitability prospects. This should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Misihairabwi-Mushonga Promises More 'Stunts'PRISCILLA Misihairabwi-Mushonga is one of the most vocal and theatrical MPs who
Misihairabwi-Mushonga Promises More 'Stunts'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
PRISCILLA Misihairabwi-Mushonga is one of the most vocal and theatrical MPs who make Zimbabwe's rather lifeless Parliament tick. Last year, she performed several "stunts" in the National Assembly that included waving used women's second-hand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chidhakwa's UltimatumMines and Mining Development minister Walter Chidhakwa on Friday ordered a 50%
Chidhakwa's Ultimatum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Mines and Mining Development minister Walter Chidhakwa on Friday ordered a 50% salary and allowance cut for senior management at Hwange Colliery Company. The minister also issued yet another three-month ultimatum to the company's under-fire managing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe's Ultimatum Over Bonuses DesperationTHE reported ultimatum given by President Robert Mugabe to Finance minister Pat
Mugabe's Ultimatum Over Bonuses Desperation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE reported ultimatum given by President Robert Mugabe to Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa and Labour minister Prisca Mupfumira to give a date as to when bonuses will be paid to civil servants by today is not only unfair, but smacks of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cross-Border Traders Find New Ways to Evade DutyOne of the founding fathers of the United States of America, Benjamin Franklin,
Cross-Border Traders Find New Ways to Evade Duty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
One of the founding fathers of the United States of America, Benjamin Franklin, observed that: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Other novelists and opinion leaders were to later shorten and improve the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monetary Policy in the HorizonIt has become a low-profile event since we dollarised. Not long back the announ
Monetary Policy in the Horizon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
It has become a low-profile event since we dollarised. Not long back the announcement of a monetary policy was like an epic juncture for one to either break for broke or tame the daily challenges associated with the eroding value of currency. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monetary Policy 2016 - Mangudya's Tough CallReserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya should announce a raft of
Monetary Policy 2016 - Mangudya's Tough Call
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya should announce a raft of reforms to improve the country's competitiveness and restore confidence in the banking sector in his 2016 monetary policy statement, analysts say. Mangudya's options are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Isolated Harare Close to Striking Landmark Deal With the West, Says ReportZIMBABWE could soon strike a "landmark deal with western multilateral instituti
Isolated Harare Close to Striking Landmark Deal With the West, Says Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
ZIMBABWE could soon strike a "landmark deal with western multilateral institutions that would see it clear billions in arrears of unpaid debt, access new funds and end 15 years of international isolation," according to a leading international daily... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zimbabwe opposition party demands Mugabe resignationParty president Tendai Biti told a press conference in Harare on Thursday after
Zimbabwe opposition party demands Mugabe resignation
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Party president Tendai Biti told a press conference in Harare on Thursday afternoon that the ruling Zanu PF party had presided over the collapse of the country’s economy, leaving 76 percent of the population living in extreme poverty and 91 percent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Abandons Bonus PaymentAN avalanche of fiscal pressures have forced government to dump plans for payme
Govt Abandons Bonus Payment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
AN avalanche of fiscal pressures have forced government to dump plans for payment of last year's civil servants' bonuses which are now in arrears after efforts to seek a bailout package from external funders dismally failed. The development seals... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of Political Patronage, Plummeting ProductivityFINANCE and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa blames the high co
Of Political Patronage, Plummeting Productivity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
FINANCE and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa blames the high costs of inputs on Zimbabwe's lack of competitiveness -- as if these costs somehow "just happened". Let us be clear: They are the direct result of systemic inefficiencies... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim close to landmark deal with westZIMBABWE could soon strike a “landmark deal with western multilateral instituti
Zim close to landmark deal with west
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 days ago
ZIMBABWE could soon strike a “landmark deal with western multilateral institutions that would see it clear billions in arrears of unpaid debt, access new funds and end 15 years of international isolation,” according to a leading international daily... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Miners Pin Hopes On Policy InterventionsBy Martin Kadzere and Conrad Mwanawashe ZIMBABWEAN miners are pinning hopes on
Miners Pin Hopes On Policy Interventions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Martin Kadzere and Conrad Mwanawashe ZIMBABWEAN miners are pinning hopes on policy interventions to minimise the negative impact of depressed global commodity prices, the Chamber of Mines has said. "We hope this year may be a turning point as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S to Ban Hunting Trophies From ZimbabweTHE United States will not allow the importation of hunting trophies from Zimba
U.S to Ban Hunting Trophies From Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
THE United States will not allow the importation of hunting trophies from Zimbabwe as it feels government revenues are not being channelled towards the communities where the species reside. Recently, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USWFS) listed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'IMF to Continue Supporting Reforms'An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team is expected in the country next month
'IMF to Continue Supporting Reforms'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team is expected in the country next month as the Bretton Woods institution goes for the third and final review of Zimbabwe's Staff-Monitored Programme (SMP) and the annual Article IV consultations. The IMF team... Read more
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