Govt should strictly monitor Special Economic Zones

The business community says the establishment of Special Economic Zones will be a success if government monitors the implementation systems for the benefit of the economy.

The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce chief executive, Mr Kelvin Chikonzo, says captains of industry are willing to help government in ensuring that the initiative is a success.

“Let’s wait and see what happens. Otherwise this is a very good idea that will benefit the nation in the future,” Chikonzo said.

 
'Assets for cash' plan on cards

A leading Dubai-based developmental financier is proposing to use Zimbabwe’s assets to create financial instruments aimed at raising more than 500 million dollars from global financial markets to sustain economic requirements.

 
New min. age for public drivers

The government is considering reviewing the minimum age of public transport drivers from 25 to 30 years to curb the carnage on the country’s highways.

 

 

Presidents Mugabe, Mbeki meet at State House

Presidents Mugabe, Mbeki meet at State House

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki was in Harare briefly, where he met President Robert Mugabe at State House.

Sources close to the meeting say the two exchanged views on various matters affect...

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Largest supermarket opens in Harare

Largest supermarket opens in Harare

The largest supermarket in Zimbabwe by size, Horizon Ivato, will be further expanded to include a fresh produce store and have prices of regionally-produced goods slashed to stay relevant in the count...

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Co-pilot fingered in flight disappearance

Co-pilot fingered in flight disappearance

Perth - The co-pilot of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner may have tried to make a cellphone call from the cockpit just before the aircraft disappeared.

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Farmers expect better maize producer price

Farmers expect better maize producer price

Farmers are calling on the government to review the maize producer price to at least US$420 per tonne during the 2014 marketing season in order to give them viability

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Hospital receives donations

Hospital receives donations

Beatrice Infectious Diseases Hospital has received wheel chairs, stretcher beds and US$20 000 to boost medical supplies from the Lotteries and Gaming Board and a local lottery company, Africa Lotto.

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The cost and meaning of independence

The cost and meaning of independence

By Brian Mutembedza

 

This year's Independence coincides with the Easter holiday and this has made it very easy for Zimbabweans to reflect on the essence of freedom from spiritual and physical bondage a...

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Dembare vs FC Platinum in Uhuru final

Dembare vs FC Platinum in Uhuru final

The Independence Day celebrations will once again climax with football activities as Harare giants’, Dynamos, take on Zvishavane side, FC Platinum in the Independence Cup final at the National Sports ...

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Work with wildlife trust, communities urged

Work with wildlife trust, communities urged

Communities in wildlife conservancies have been challenged to assist the Wildlife Ecological Trust (WET) in the fight against poaching which has become the greatest danger to wildlife as poachers have...

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Sakutukwa faces fresh fraud charges

Sakutukwa faces fresh fraud charges

Jailed Harare lawyer Thomas Sakutukwa who is incarcerated at the Harare Central Remand Prison on several charges of theft of Trust funds, faces fresh charges of defrauding a client of 720 thousand ran...

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LIVE UPDATE: Oscar Pistorius trial Day 23

Oscar Pistorius trial Day 23

5:22 - And  that's where we close today's updates. Obviously, the Pistorius trial coverage will continue but updates will be back tomorrow at 08:30. Watch a full summary of...

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PRESIDENT R.G. MUGABE QUOTES

“We are really happy as a family, she has made us proud, you know. Considering that I married … my second marriage when I was in the seventies, I had no hope that I will see my children grow old like this. As a family, when you have a child in the family, you will be afraid whether she will succeed or not, you will be taking care from childhood, going to school and now old enough to start a family." -at Bona and Simba Chikore's wedding, March 1, 2014

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