Afreximbank approves US$70m for Beitbridge border post upgrade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved US$70 million to finance the expansion and upgrade of the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. The Bank authorised a US$43 million senior term…

Zim-COMESA sign USD 4.9 million agreement for upgrading of Chirundu border post

By ZBC Reporter ZIMBABWE and COMESA have signed an agreement that sub-delegates the implementation of Coordinated Border Management activities, Trade and Transport Facilitation programme at the Chirundu border post. In…

Youths setting stage for economic transformation

By Davison Vandira Young farmers have taken the huge challenge to partake in the country’s economic transformation agenda in line with government’s thrust for them to play a leading role…

Minister appoints additional Monetary Policy Committee members

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Honourable Professor Mthuli Ncube, has appointed five additional members to the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). In a statement, Prof Ncube said President Mnangagwa…

Zimbabwe’s economic policy competing with emerging markets- Analysts

By Owen Mandovha THE growth-oriented economic policy thrust which has seen other emerging markets such as India adopting policies similar to Zimbabwe’s National Development Strategy economic blueprint is expected to…

Government secures 178 000 doses of foot and mouth disease

GOVERNMENT has secured 178 000 doses of vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) to help contain outbreaks in the country, a senior state veterinary official said. Dr Jairus Machakwa, director of…

South Africa to open borders tomorrow

South Africa is expected to open its land borders with six countries beginning tomorrow. These are ports of entry into Botswana, Lesotho, Eswathini, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. In a statement,…

COTTCO partners ARDA to revive Muzarabani Estate

The partnership between the Agriculture and Rural Development Authority (ARDA) and Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco) is bearing fruit following the planting of 117 hectares of the white gold in…

Analysts speak on much-awaited monetary policy statement

By Stanley James Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Dr John Mangudya will soon present the monetary policy statement, with expectations of measures to sustain stability in the country’s markets.…

Tourism sector urged to prepare for post-covid surge in arrivals

By Luckmore Safuli Zimbabwe’s safari industry and other tourism players have been urged to position themselves to benefit from the anticipated surge in tourist traffic post-Covid-19, amid forecasts that most…