Lafarge acquisition a plus for local empowerment

By Owen Mandovha LAFARGE Cement Limited has become the first major cement manufacturing company to be owned by an indigenous business consortium after the disposal of a 76 percent stake…

Gems hope to leave a mark at COSANA tournament

By Anashe Murombedzi THE Zimbabwe senior netball team, the Gems, are in camp ahead of the Confederation of Southern Africa Netball Association (COSANA) tournament set for Malawi this weekend. Zimbabwe…

Govt to continue with partial dollarisation

By Wellington Makonese RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr John Mangudya says the country cannot afford to fully dollarise as the move will be detrimental to the socio-economic growth of…

Second edition of Beitbridge Business Expo on cards

By Innocent Nxumalo THE second edition of the Beitbridge Business Expo which gets underway next month is expected to be bigger and better on the back of increased subscriptions and…

Zimtrade intensifies export promotion in Mozambique

By Davison Vandira ZIMBABWE’s export promotion body, ZimTrade is leveraging on the recently upgraded Zimbabwe-Mozambique diplomatic relations, with an outward seller mission slated for Chimoio, from June 14 to June…

Yester year football greats urge current players to rise and shine

By Mthokozisi Dube YESTER year football greats have challenged the current crop of players to give the twelfth man that missing football flair. Their eras are gone, but their contribution…

Cotton farmers welcome new payment system

By Tendai Munengwa COTTON farmers have welcomed the payment on delivery model adopted by the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (COTTCO), saying it will see growers getting real value for their…

No need to panic over imported inflation: Cross

By Tendai Munengwa THE recent increase in the price of bread and other commodities has been attributed to a combination of global inflationary pressures and domestic market monopoly. The price…

8 athletes selected for the Africa senior championships

By Anashe Murombedzi EIGHT athletes have left the country for the Africa Senior Championships, which roar into life in Mauritius this Wednesday. National champions; Ngoni Makusha and Michelle Zuze are…

South Africa ‘taken aback’ by Ryanair’s Afrikaans test to prove nationality

JOHANNESBURG – The South African government said on Tuesday it was taken aback by Ryanair’s (RYA.I) decision to force UK-bound travellers holding the country’s passport to take a test in…