COVID-19 not to affect pace of $1,5bln Hwange project: Chinese envoy

By Xinhua HARARE: China remains committed to completing several infrastructure projects it is funding in Zimbabwe, despite the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo…

Transitional Stabilisation Programme achieved targets: Economists

By ZBC Reporter THE National Development Strategy which takes effect form next year is expected to spur further economic development, building on the successes of the Transitional Stabilisation Programme which…

Zimbabwe veg producer taps renewables start-up for solar power backup

By Reuters JOHANNESBURG, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Nhimbe Fresh, one of Zimbabwe’s biggest fruit and tobacco producers, plans to solar power its cold store and packhouse facilities in a project…

Simbisa Holdings donates studio equipment to ZBC

By Owen Mandovha Private-public partnerships are paying off in driving the country’s development agenda with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation-ZBC having received studio equipment from Simbisa Holdings this Wednesday. The donation…

China to clamp down on internet giants

CHINA has proposed new regulations aimed at curbing the power of its biggest internet companies. The regulations suggest increasing unease in Beijing with the growing influence of digital platforms. The…

Affordable finance key to horticulture industry revival: Government

By Tapiwa Machemedze GOVERNMENT will leverage on the re-engagement drive to ensure the horticulture industry gets access to affordable finance and regains niche export markets. High priority has been given…

Cabinet approves TSP successor, National Development Strategy 1

By ZBC Reporter CABINET has approved the National Development Strategy 1: 2021-2025 which is the Second Republic’s first of two 5-year Medium-Term Plans aimed at realising the country’s Vision 2030.…

10 million carats target achievable: Minister Chitando

By ZBC Reporter THE diamond mining industry is confident of contributing at least one billion US Dollars to the mining industry by 2023 with exploration work by ALROSA-ZIM Limited yielding…

City status set to unlock Victoria Falls potential

By ZBC Reporter THE Victoria Falls community is upbeat that the granting of city status to the resort town will help unlock potential of the destination and attract much-needed investments.…

Amazon charged with abusing EU competition rules

THE European Commission has charged Amazon with abusing its dominant position in online retail to gain an unfair advantage over competitors. It said Amazon had used data on third-party sellers…