147 million kg of tobacco sold

HARARE – Zimbabwe has earned $426,4 million from the sale of 147,6 million kilograms of tobacco sold at both auction and contract sales floors since the 2017 marketing season opened on March 15 this year.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Zim won’t plunge into darkness, minister assures nation

HARARE – Zimbabwe will not be plunged into darkness as the Government is in the process of settling the debt with South African electricity company Eskom, Energy and Power Development Minister Dr Samuel Undenge said on Monday.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Gvts urged to support production of sustainable aviation fuels

Harare – The International Air Transport  Association (IATA) has approved a resolution calling for governments to  implement policies to accelerate the deployment of sustainable aviation  fuels (SAF), a senior official said on Monday.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

GDP figures may bolster JSE on Tuesday

Whether or not SA escaped a technical recession will be revealed at 11:30am when Statistics SA releases first-quarter GDP figures.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Dollar drops with stocks, bonds gain amid caution

The dollar weakened and equities retreated as investors turned cautious following a seven-week surge for global stocks. Bonds gained with gold while oil fluctuated.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Zim tungsten producer gets permits to ship concentrate to SA

HARARE – Zimbabwe-focused mining group Premier African Minerals Limited says it now in a position to commence the shipment of wolframite concentrate from its RHA mine to Durban after receiving the requisite permits from Zimbabwean authorities.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Building a startup: Why the chicken and egg matters

By Rufaro Madamombe What came first the chicken or the egg? Most of us have heard this question before but what does it have to do with startups? The chicken and egg problem comes up when you’re building a multi-sided platform.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Equities keep bullish run

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange’s mainstream industrial index extended its bullish run, adding 1.10 to close at 171.48 as Colcom led the risers with a $0, 0200 bump to $0, 4000.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017