Cairns Foods eyes regional markets

Mapakame HARARE – Cairns Foods says it is eyeing the regional export market by year 2019 and 2020 as it seeks to boost its revenue streams and foreign currency earnings.
Posted On 20 Oct 2017

Zim launches migration governance project

HARARE - The Zimbabwe government on  Thursday launched the Promoting Migration Governance in Zimbabwe (PMGZ)  project aimed at supporting development of improved migration policies  and frameworks, among other things.
Posted On 20 Oct 2017

Getbucks’ mortgage program gets positive uptake

HARARE – Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed Getbucks Microfinance Bank says it is has extended mortgage loans to the tune of around $600 000 as at mid-year.
Posted On 20 Oct 2017

Fuel levies might be reviewed – New finance minister

HARARE – Finance and Economic Development  Minister, Dr Ignatious Chombo said on Wednesday government might, in the  forthcoming 2018 national budget, review fuel taxes which make the  commodity more expensive than elsewhere in the region.
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

ZIMRA Q3 collections up 19pc, beats targets

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) collected gross revenue to the tune of $1, 03 billion, which was 19 percent above set target for the period.
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Zim narrows trade deficit by 62pc since 2015

HARARE –Zimbabwe has made significant strides over the last two years in reducing its trade deficit from $3,5 billion in 2015 to $1, 3 billion presently. ZimTrade board chairman Lance Jena revealed the statistics during the trade promotion body’s annual Exporters Conference this...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Demand for funeral assurance high, gross premium written up 13pc in H1- IPEC

HARARE - The funeral assurance industry  saw its gross written premiums jump 13 percent to $80.3 million in the  first half of 2017 compared to the same period last year as demand for  its services remain high, the Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC)  said on Wednesday....
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

Treasury lays out 2018 budget thrust

HARARE - The 2018 national budget will  focus on restoring macro-economic stability and fiscal discipline  through implementing various cost cutting measures, the Ministry of  Finance and Economic Development has said.
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

Drug prices increase unjustified: AHFoZ

HARARE – The association of Healthcare  Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ) on Tuesday hit out at pharmacies for the  recent arbitrary increase in drug prices by between 30 and 70 percent.
Posted On 17 Oct 2017

September inflation at 0, 78pc

HARARE - The country’s annual inflation for September stood at 0.78 percent, gaining 0.64 percent on the August 2017 rate of 0.14 percent, the Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency (ZimStats) has announced today.
Posted On 16 Oct 2017