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January 12, 2019 4:46 PM Ex-minister pushes for Zimdollar

Former deputy Finance minister Terence Mukupe, said without reintroducing local currency and having a serious reengagement with the United States of America (USA) the country will continue to suffer. Posting on his Twitter account, Mukupe said the authorities must make bold decisions to take the country out of this crisis. “With the twin deficit we have…. Our situation 417

January 1, 2019 1:51 AM Tax exemption for Chinese company

Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube said government will refund and exempt China Jiangsu International from Value added Tax (Vat) and income tax dating back to 2012. China Jiangsu international, a Chinese company, completed the upgrading of Victoria Falls International Airport in 2016. The Chinese company consequently won another bid to remodel 71

December 13, 2018 6:44 PM Miss Zim grateful for Miss World experience

Miss Zimbabwe, Belinda Potts, missed out on the Miss World crown after Mexico beauty Vanessa Ponce de Leon was crowned queen at a contest held in Sanya, China last Saturday. The 26-year-old beauty made history by becoming the first Miss Mexico to be crowned Miss World. She beat 117 other contestants including runner up Miss Thailand – Nicolene Limsnukan 53

December 7, 2018 3:26 AM Another big stage for Donel

Teenage pop superstar, Donel Mangena, is set to perform at the Miss World finals taking place in Sanya, China tomorrow. Donel who was partly raised in Zimbabwe became an overnight sensation after blazing the stage during a global talent search competition, The Voice UK this year. Although he came second in the competition, he became the most popular 61

December 6, 2018 5:01 AM Panama awards $1.4 bn bridge project to Chinese group

The government of Panama awarded Tuesday a Chinese consortium a $1.4 billion contract to build a bridge over the Panama Canal, a day after a visit by President Xi Jinping. That tour was part of China’s efforts to extend its political and economic influence in Latin America. “Panama is moving ahead in its relations with China and without a doubt this project 45

December 4, 2018 6:20 AM Zim earns $770m from tobacco sales

Zimbabwe has earned over $770 million from 159,4 million kilogrammes of tobacco that have so far been exported to different countries around the world, latest data from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show. The golden leaf has been exported at an average price of $4,84 a kg. TIMB indicated that during the same time last year, the country 52

November 27, 2018 3:15 AM Miss Zim needs votes to qualify for Miss World

Miss Zimbabwe Belinda Potts, who is in Sanya, China for the Miss World finale, is pinning her hopes on Zimbabweans to vote for her in the Social Media contest. A win in the category will give the beauty queen an automatic qualification for the pageant’s top 30 ahead of the grand finale set for December 8 at the Crown of Beauty Theatre in Sanya. The challenges 40

November 1, 2018 10:17 AM Standard Bank scoops 13 awards

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading bank by assets and parent company to Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe, has been recognised for its work across Africa, scooping 13 awards from Global Finance at this year’s annual SIBOS conference, hosted in Sydney. “We are delighted to receive these awards from such a prestigious publication. They provide further confirmation 57

October 23, 2018 12:23 AM Zisco $1bn deal back on track

The Government said yesterday it has decided to put back on track the proposed $1 billion investment in the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company by a Chinese investor. Industry and Commerce Minister Nqobizita Mangaliso Ndlovu said he was hoping his visit to China next week would help tie up loose ends on the deal. Last month, Minister Ndlovu told a business 51

October 20, 2018 8:02 AM Khashoggi crisis shines light on Saudi ties to Silicon Valley

The crisis surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and concerns that he may have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, has highlighted the role of the Middle East kingdom in the US economy, especially in Silicon Valley. Saudi money has been a key source of capital for startups and other technology firms in recent years, led by the huge Saudi 45