Senior Business Reporter Government has plans to fund and co-ordinate extension support towards horticulture producers in a bid to increase production from 2018. The programme, which will target commercial and smallholder producers, will see identified farmers receive support in the form of financial and extension services. This was revealed by Finance and Economic Development Minister […]
Liberty Dube Business Correspondent VUMBA Gateway Gardens – situated less than 10km from Mutare – has become the sought after ideal venue for private parties, weddings and other gatherings, apart from being a tourist attraction. The place is nestled in scenic Vumba Mountains and is situated along Vumba road. It’s flora, fauna and serene environs […]
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Senior Business Reporter THE Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe has entered into a partnership with an ICT company for the development of a booking engine that will increase online hotel bookings and grow revenues. Speaking on the sidelines of the Association’s annual congress held in Nyanga last week, HAZ human resources committee chairman Mr […]
Kudzanai Gerede Business Correspondent Economic analysts have hailed the tone set by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that hinges upon fiscal consolidation and strict adherence to sound corporate governance as central to the renaissance of the country’s economy.
Farming Reporter MANICALAND farmers are racing against time to plant maize with a paltry 10 000 hectares, out of a target of 260 000ha having been planted, amid manifestation of the notorious fall armyworm whose scouting and eradication should be done soon after germination to minimise damage.
Kudzanai Gerede Business Correspondent The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the red flag on the rapid increase in lending to governments by domestic banks in sub-Saharan Africa as this is creating unsustainable arrears to the state while disturbing financial sector stability as evidenced by deteriorating banks liquidity and solvency indicators.
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Business Reporter The value of transactions processed through the National Payment System (NPS) registered a 13 percent decline to $1,88 billion during the week ending November 10, from $2,17 billion registered in the prior week.
Kudzanai Gerede Business Correspondent Government decision to relax import controls on basic commodities under Statutory Instrument 64 (now consolidated to SI 22 of 2017) to allow organisations with free funds to import and ensure adequate supplies on the market ahead of the festive season opens a window for a reality check on local industry utilisation […]
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Senior Business Reporter THE Mutare business community has been urged to work on creating a business hub that will generate more employment opportunities for youths in Manicaland province. Mutare-based entrepreneurship and learning hub, Shinga, says it is important for the business community to bridge the experience gap that exists between the current crop […]
Liberty Dube Post Correspondent SECRETARIES and personal assistants have a role to play in improving their organisations’ brands and image. Speaking at the just-ended Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce annual secretaries’ convention held recently at Leopard Rock in Vumba, CAAF Trust director and motivational speaker, Mr Humphrey Chigumira, said secretaries needed to network with like-minded […]