China’s economy grows 18.3% in post-Covid comeback

CHINA’S economy grew a record 18.3% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same quarter last year. It’s the biggest jump in gross domestic product (GDP) since China…

President Mnangagwa conducts ground-breaking for mega hotel, conference centre

President Mnangagwa has conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Beethoven Hotel with 40 executive rooms and Harare hippodrome, a theatre centre in Braeside. The President was accompanied by…

Call for review of issuance of gold licences

By Owen Mandovha Government has welcomed the newly formed National Gold Buyers Association of Zimbabwe which has pledged to protect the interests of the country in buying and selling the…

Big business seeks unified, market-based approaches ahead of climate summit

Corporate executives and investors say they want world leaders at next week’s climate summit to embrace a unified and market-based approach to slashing their carbon emissions. The request reflects the…

Zimbabwe approves MoU for nuclear energy cooperation with Russia

By ZBC Reporter THE government of Zimbabwe this week approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Russia. The Memorandum seeks to facilitate a high level of cooperation between the two countries…

Tobacco racks in US$15 Million

By ZBC Reporter THE Tobacco selling season continues on a positive trend with sales having broken the 15 million United States dollar mark in just four days. The current tobacco…

Hope for a rebound as Zimbabwe’s 2021 hunting season begins

By ZBC Reporter ZIMBABWE’S 2021 hunting season has commenced, amid optimism of a gradual rebound of the industry which was severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Trophy hunting has however…

Zanu PF revised Indigenization and Economic Empowerment Policy adopted

By Bruce Chahwanda Political Editor ZANU PF has adopted a revised Indigenization and Economic Empowerment policy which has already been incorporated into the country’s new economic blueprint, National Development Strategy…

Hydro Project on Zambia-Zimbabwe Border Delayed

THE developers of a $4 billion hydropower plant on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border delayed the project until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Pre-construction work on the Batoka Gorge project…

Iron & Steel firm, ZISCO, seeks new investors

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE’S state-owned iron and steel company ZISCO has invited new investors to help revive operations at the company that has been the target of interest from Indian…