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January 11, 2019 6:26 PM ZSE Top Ten Index swings into the black

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) swung back into the black in the mid-week session after its top ten index put on a marginal 0,07 percent to close at 140,96 points, following a weak start to the second week of 2019. After opening the new year in losses as three of the benchmark indices took a knock, losses on the bourse recorded by Econet and Innscor 398

January 6, 2019 6:33 AM Diaspora-based artist sings on Zim problems

Diaspora-based Taffy Theman has lamented the suffering being experienced by Zimbabweans in a song titled Oneday. The song reflects on the troubles currently obtaining in Zimbabwe while also going back to Gukurahundi, Murambatsvina, the 2008 election violence where some women were raped, corruption, mismanagement of resources, and the recent army killings 73

January 3, 2019 5:25 PM UK shames Zim embassy

Government was yesterday left with egg on its face after Zimbabwe’s embassy in the United Kingdom was named among 23 diplomatic missions that are not paying their rates. The diplomatic missions now owe the British taxman more than £1,5 million in unpaid business rates, which should have been paid on December 31, 2017. Out of the 23 named foreign missions 83

December 29, 2018 3:45 PM Mutodi rubbishes Chamisa-Ramaphosa talks

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Energy Mutodi has rubbished claims by Nelson Chamisa that he met with President Cyril Ramaphosa last week to seek help from SA to break Zimbabwe’s political and economic impasse. Mutodi said SA ambassador to Zimbabwe Mphakama Mbete had said he was not aware of any meeting Chamisa had with Ramaphosa 76

December 19, 2018 11:20 AM Cassava makes history. . . enters Zim market at US$3,8 billion

Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe made history yesterday when it debuted in the market at a price of $1,50 per share, valuing the company at $3,8 billion. It immediately became Zimbabwe’s third most valuable company after Delta and Econet Wireless. By any measure this is easily the largest public listing in Zimbabwe’s history and the first listing in three years 55

December 18, 2018 7:43 AM Asaph bags three gongs at Zim hip hop awards

Bulawayo rapper Asaph shone at the weekend as he bagged three Zim Hip Hop awards at a ceremony held in Harare at the plush Pablo’z Club and VIP. His song Mambo which he released earlier this year as a celebratory song after scooping a Bulawayo Arts Award, dominated the Zim Hip Hop awards ceremony as it earned him the Song of the Year, Music Video of the Year and Best Collaboration 53

December 17, 2018 2:10 PM Polokwane accident: Driver arrested trying to skip border to Zim

South African police early today arrested the driver of an Intercape bus which killed nine Zimbabweans, among them a toddler, in a road accident near Polokwane on Friday last week. Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the man disappeared from a hospital in Polokwane at the weekend but was intercepted at Beitbridge border post by alert 55

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 6, 2018 4:26 PM Maziwisa, Pambuka found guilty….. sentenced to 54 months in prison for $12k fraud

Former Highfield legislator Psychology Maziwisa and former ZBC News anchor Oscar Pambuka have both been found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 54 months in prison. The two duped Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of over $12 000 after claiming to have done publicity work for the company. Maziwisa and Pambuka claimed to have done publicity work for ZPC during 51

December 5, 2018 3:58 PM ‘Zim requires massive direct investment’

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe requires massive foreign direct investment to achieve its transformation agenda that will see the country achieving a middle-income status by 2030. “National wealth is only created when national resources are gainfully exploited through a process of economic transformation. Our minerals remain inert stones or encrustations 47