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Zimbabwe hoteliers count the cost of chaos

Zimbabwean hoteliers are counting the losses from business disruptions caused by demonstrations earlier this year, with African Sun – which operates hotels in Victoria Falls and Harare – saying foreign occupancy levels are down 19%. Zimbabweans staged violent demonstrations in January after the government hiked fuel prices. Government sent in security forces to crack down on the protests, which resulted… Read More
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RBZ: Nostro accounts safe

Andile Tshuma, Chronicle Reporter THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday dismissed social media reports claiming the Central Bank has issued notice of an impending invasion of nostro account balances. In an interview, RBZ Deputy Governor, Dr Khuphukile Mlambo said that the central bank was not considering tampering with nostro accounts now or in the near future. He said the reports were… Read More
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African Youth Leaders Tell UN: We Are Force for Change

UNITED NATIONS – African youth activists called on the international community Wednesday to view the 220 million young people on their continent as a positive force for change, not a problem requiring solutions. “We must change the narrative about African youth to become a narrative of collective, positive actors, among the most informed, the most resilient generation of Africa,” said… Read More
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Doctors mock Health Minister Moyo’s threats to fire them, vow to reach day 100

JUNIOR doctors, on strike for the past 36 days have ridiculed Health Minister Obadiah Moyo’s threats to fire them if they do not return to work, further accusing government of breaching its own contract with them. Speaking during a demonstration at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals on Monday soon after Moyo’s ultimatum had lapsed Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) treasurer general… Read More
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Entrepreneur scores big in SA

Latwell Nyangu, H-Metro ReporterSouth Africa based female entrepreneur, Themby Titsha, is making waves across the Limpopo after being nominated for Women in Finance awards. The awards ceremony will be held on November 2 in Sandton, courtesy of Woman of Stature Trust. Speaking from her base in Johannesburg, Themby said: “Nominations were based on recognised track record in respective field of… Read More
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Government slams Cross over new currency announcement, Cross defiant

Currency announcement … Eddie Cross says Zimbabwe will have new banknotes in November HARARE – The government on Thursday failed to deny claims by central bank adviser Eddie Cross that a new currency will come into circulation in November. Cross, recently appointed to a newly-established Monetary Policy Committee advising the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, told the ZBC on Wednesday that… Read More
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Mliswa extends begging bowel to Chivayo

NORTON Member of Parliament Temba Mliswa on Friday appealed to businessman Wicknell Chivayo to give back to one of Norton’s primary schools. The MP, who is well known in his constituency for working with local schools, could not hide his concern for Dudley Hall Primary School, appealing for assistance to the businessman on behalf of his constituency. “I came across this… Read More
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EU launches trade negotiations with Zimbabwe

BRUSSELS – Today, in Mauritius, the EU started negotiations with five Eastern and Southern Africa partners (so-called ESA: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe) to deepen the existing Economic Partnership Agreement. Given the positive results generated by the current agreement, now in its 8th year of implementation, the five countries have declared their readiness to move beyond trade in goods, towards a… Read More
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Command Agriculture was ‘opaque’, Ncube says as new model announced

New model … Finance Minister Ncube visiting the tobacco auction floors earlier this year HARARE – The government’s Command Agriculture programme was being used as a vehicle to siphon public funds by corrupt individuals and it needs major reform, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Monday. Ncube told a post-cabinet briefing that the programme was being implemented in an opaque… Read More
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