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September 15, 2018 8:37 PM Who is Professor Mthuli Ncube?

Professor Mthuli Ncube is a financial, economics, investment, and public policy expert. He has vast experience and worked in the private sector, public sector, academia, and international financial institutions. He is a citizen of Zimbabwe. Professor Ncube divided his time between the private sector in Switzerland and academia in the United Kingdom 7

August 30, 2018 9:06 AM Econet launches EcoFarmer club

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe yesterday launched the EcoFarmer Club, which offers farmers access to a bundle of services that include agricultural commodity prices, valuable farming tips, relevant local weather information and a mobile trading platform which links farmers to buyers. Speaking at the launch of the EcoFarmer Club in Harare yesterday, Econet 30

August 19, 2018 2:37 PM MDC leader ropes in Mandela’s lawyer

A top South African advocate has been drafted into MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s legal team to fight the opposition party’s Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenge to be heard on Wednesday. Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett, who was the lawyer for South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, joins Chamisa’s backroom strategists, with his lead advocate 33

August 17, 2018 5:58 AM ‘Kwese Iflix now largest TV platform in Zim’

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s Kwese Iflix now ranks as one of the country’s largest television platform with more than 1,2 million active account holders. The figures were revealed by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe CEO Douglas Mboweni yesterday as he launched a new promotion aimed at pushing for even more customers. The platform took Zimbabwe by storm by broadcasting 21

May 31, 2018 7:21 AM Biafra shutdown cripples Nigerian cities

A stay-at-home protest by Biafran separatists in Nigeria has crippled cities and towns in the south-east. Streets are empty and markets, banks and schools are closed to mark the abortive attempt in 1967 to gain independence for the region. It led to a bitter three-year civil war in which more than one million people were killed. The authorities have warned 25

May 28, 2018 3:03 PM Coca-Cola launches its first alcoholic drink in Japan

Coca-Cola has launched its first alcoholic drink, a lemon flavoured alcopop, in Japan in a bid to tap new markets and consumers. In a global first for the US drinks giant, three fizzy lemon drinks went on sale on Monday. The product aims at a growing market of young drinkers – especially women. Described by Coca-Cola as “unique” in the company’s 125-year 47

April 25, 2018 10:14 AM Mhere struggles to fill up 7 Arts Theatre again

As gospel musician Mathias Mhere tries to move to high-class joints, it seems the ambitious musician still has a lot to do for him to penetrate affluent markets if his recent album launch is anything to go by. For the second time, Mhere failed to fill up even half of the 800-seater 7 Arts Theatre which is nestled at Avondale shops in Harare when he unveiled 40

March 13, 2018 3:44 PM Harare City Council engages ZRP again

Harare City Council is engaging the Zimbabwe Republic Police to boot out Zanu PF youths who have invaded its markets and are illegally collecting rentals. According to environmental committee minutes: “There is need for council to carry out enforcement on all illegal markets starting from the Central Business District moving to all other areas in greater 34

February 18, 2018 5:02 AM Nasty C signs with Universal Music

JOHANNESBURG — South African hip-hop star Nasty C has found a new home at Universal Music after signing a massive recording deal with the company last week, but record label Mabala Noise claim the star has not left their stable. After days of swirling speculation over Nasty C’s future, the rapper took to social media on Thursday to confirm that he had joined 32

February 18, 2018 3:57 AM War biopic Chinhoyi 7 to premiere in March

Ster-Kinekor will host a night of glitz and glamour when they host the red carpet premiere of Chinhoyi 7 on March 16. The 120-minute long movie was commissioned by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, then commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces(ZDF). It was written and directed by Canada-based filmmaker Moses Matanda and produced by United Kingdom-based 39