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Export Value Added Products: Bimha

Government has called on local business and local industry to improve the competitiveness of their local products on the export market in line with the national thrust on export-led industrialisation. Addressing stakeholders at the ZimTrade Annual Exporters Conference, Minister of Industry and Commerce Mike Bimha said the issue of competitiveness is weighing down on export performance which has seen the country battling against a trade deficit of over $2 billion year on year. According to Bimha, the responsibility to improve…

Lifeline for Hwange villagers

Villagers from Hwange District, Ward 16 are reaping the rewards of the Integrated Food, Nutrition and Income (FNI) project aimed at capacitating households to increase and diversify production of crops and small livestock. By Edgar Gweshe The FNI project which is being funded by the European Union (EU) is being implemented by a consortium of four partners namely SNV-Netherlands Development Organization, the Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD), Environment Africa and Caritas Hwange. The project also aims to…

Chunga’s Project Targets PSL By 2019

Former warriors coach, Moses ‘Bambo’ Chunga believes his football project which he is set to register in Division two league will be rubbing shoulders with the big guys in Premier Soccer League by 2019. The nomadic gaffer who has coached Dynamos, Caps United, Gunners among other Premier Soccer League clubs said his inactivity has been a sabbatical period allowing him to concentrate on developing his own project which he hopes will sneak into the PSL in two years time. Bambo was speaking at the official launch of Dream Lives…

Export Bottlenecks Under Spotlight

ZimTrade has assured local exporters that bottlenecks that have been curtailing export growth including access to affordable trade finance, capital expenditure and working capital will be a thing of the past as they are working to find a solution. Speaking at the ZimTrade Annual Exporters conference currently underway in Harare, ZimTrade Board chairperson Lance Jena said ZimTrade and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe are taking steps to address funding problems currently facing exporters. ZimTrade would like to assure our…

Refugees Struggle for Survival as Zim Economy Chokes 

CHIPINGE, Zimbabwe - They fled war to start new homes in Zimbabwe, but outside peace and acceptance by their adopted communities, the Mozambicans here are not feeling so homely due to a harsh economic environment and difficulties in getting national registration certificates. With refugees getting a monthly stipend of $13 from the government, aid agencies including World Food Programme have chipped in with food assistance but it is not enough to adequately feed the ever growing migrant population in the country. This has…

Inequality Burdening Poor Women in Africa

In most developing countries, the poorest women have the least power to decide whether, when or how to become pregnant and these women have the least access to quality care during pregnancy and childbirth, UNFPA State of World Population Report 2017 has noted. In a press statement released on Wednesday during the launch of the report, UNFPA Executive Director, Dr Natalia Kanem called on United Nations member states to invest in the poorest women to enable them to contribute to the economic development of their countries.…

Court Acquits Chiredzi Man Charged for Insulting Cop Over Corruption

The Magistrates court on Wednesday 18 October 2017 acquitted a Chiredzi man who had been on trial for allegedly insulting some Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers, whom he accused of collecting funds from members of the public through corrupt means. 32 year-old Zephania Virimai, who resides in Tshovani high-density suburb in Chiredzi in Masvingo province, had been on trial since last month after he was arrested on 01 August 2017 and charged with undermining police authority as defined in Section 177 (b) of the Criminal…

Zhuwao Promises to Fight For the Rights of People with Albinism

Minister of Public Service, Labor and Social Welfare, Patrick Zhuwao has promised to table the issue of cheaper and accessible medication for people living albinism to cabinet saying they should be recognized and not stigmatized. Speaking at the launch of friends with albinism campaign held in Harare last week Zhuwao called for clear policies for people living with albinism adding their medication (sunscreen) should be subsidized and distributed in the same manner ARVs are managed. “Let’s actively recognize people with…

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Export Value Added Products: Bimha

Government has called on local business and local industry to improve the competitiveness of their local products on the export market in line with the national thrust on export-led industrialisation. Addressing stakeholders at the ZimTrade…

Lifeline for Hwange villagers

Villagers from Hwange District, Ward 16 are reaping the rewards of the Integrated Food, Nutrition and Income (FNI) project aimed at capacitating households to increase and diversify production of crops and small livestock. By Edgar Gweshe…

Export Bottlenecks Under Spotlight

ZimTrade has assured local exporters that bottlenecks that have been curtailing export growth including access to affordable trade finance, capital expenditure and working capital will be a thing of the past as they are working to find a…

ZECO Posts Positive Results

Phillip Chiyangwa owned company, ZECO Holdings Limited has generated revenues of US$0.082 million for the year ended June 2017 compared to $0.060 million in the prior year. According to Chiyangwa who is the group Chairperson, the…

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