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December 14, 2018 8:36 AM RG condemns provincial registry office

The Manicaland provincial registry office is not a safe place to store important personal information owing to the dilapidated state of the infrastructure, Registrar-General Mr Clemence Masango has said. The department has not constructed any permanent buildings to house the registry in years and uses temporary wood cabins for offices. Mr Masango recently 17

December 13, 2018 6:09 PM Karo finalises exploration exercise

Karo Resources is finalising the resource exploration and quantification programme at its mining site for the $4,2 billion platinum investment as per promise to President Mnangagwa when the mining concern met him early last month. Over the past week, the miner had done over 4 000 kilometres at the Mhondoro-Ngezi mining site and will in the next few days round 19

December 12, 2018 5:44 AM WorldRemit partners BancABC to boost cash based remittances

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with BancABC, a part of Atlas Mara, for digital money transfers to Zimbabwe. Using the WorldRemit app or website, the estimated three million Zimbabweans living in over 50 countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia, can now send money quickly and securely 18

December 8, 2018 12:42 PM Road accidents biggest killer of young people – WHO

Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organisation published figures that also reveal Africa has the worst rate of road traffic deaths in the world. Its report says many African and South American countries still do not have sufficient speed limit laws. But it also highlights 122

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 28

November 1, 2018 7:40 PM Mnangagwa says Australian firm finds oil, gas in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday that Australia’s Invictus Energy had found oil and gas deposits in the northern Muzarabani area of the country. Invictus Energy has agreed to enter a production sharing arrangement with Zimbabwe once the project reaches commercial production, Mnangagwa said. “Government of Zimbabwe will work very closely 45

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 40

October 10, 2018 2:01 PM Mobile money subscribers rise

Zimbabwe’s number of active mobile money subscribers increased by 12,6 percent to 5,6 million during the 2018 second quarter from 5,01 million due to cash shortages in the country, latest industry data show. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said NetOne experienced a significant growth in active mobile money 26

October 9, 2018 5:01 PM Cops yet to be paid for poll duties

Authorities are yet to make full payment to police officers that provided services in the July 30 elections, won by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a military intervention in November last year. At least 31 police officers, who were part of the 2018 national elections committee have accused 31

September 12, 2018 9:10 AM Top brass abandons Mujuru

NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP), an opposition political outfit led by Dr Joice Mujuru, is on the brink of collapse amid reports that its leadership tendered resignations en masse under unclear circumstances. The party’s vice president Dr Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, national chairperson Mr Dzikamai Mavhaire and secretary for information and publicity Mr Jeffreyson 16