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The ZCTU departmental head for safety and health, Nathan Banda, has attributed the increase in workplace accidents to the influx of new investors and reluctance by some employers to observe safety...Read more

New investors contributing to high workplace accidents

22 July 2015 | 4856 Views
The ZCTU departmental head for safety and health, Nathan Banda, has attributed the increase in workplace accidents to the influx of new investors and reluctance by some employers to observe safety...

by Stephen Jakes

ZISO Statement on the Eviction of vendors

11 July 2015 | 3864 Views
The Zimbabwe Informal Sector Organization (ZISO) wishes to express its disdain over the unprofessional, uninformed and spontaneous actions of the recently appointed Minister of Local Government, Natio...

by ZISO

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Zimbabwe to Host Bulawayo Solar Fair

09 July 2015 | 3753 Views
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) in Zimbabwe is set to host a Solar Fair in Bulawayo this coming Saturday 11th July 2015 at the Large City Hall Car Park.The  Solar ...

by Useni Sibanda

Bread price slash looms

15 June 2015 | 7835 Views
The price of bread could further be reduced as the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) reduced the price of flour by 10 percent.In March bakers reduced the cost of bread from $1 per l...

by Staff Reporter

Arenel shelves $4 million investment plans

07 June 2015 | 3905 Views
THE country's largest biscuit and sweet manufacturer, Arenel has shelved plans to invest more than $4 million in setting up an additional two plants owing to unfair competition exerted by imported...

by Dumisani Nsingo

Cold Storage Company struggles to survive

07 June 2015 | 3952 Views
The Cold Storage Company is clinging to one abattoir and 700 cattle as it struggles to remain afloat, though it is understood a turnaround plan has been placed before Cabinet.Sunday Mail r...

by Stephen Jakes

Busisa Moyo takes over CZI presidency

01 June 2015 | 4583 Views
UNITED Refineries Limited (URL) chief executive officer, Busisa Moyo is the new president of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), taking over from Charles Msipa.Moyo was elected...

by Staff reporter

Japanese car dealer opens branch in Bulawayo

31 May 2015 | 8691 Views
A LEADING Japanese car dealer, SBT Global Car Exporter, has spread its wings to Bulawayo as it seeks to tap into the growing market of people seeking to buy Japanese cars from the southern parts of th...

by Shepias Dube

Sithembiso Nyoni on collusion course with Grace Mugabe

21 May 2015 | 9154 Views
Minister of Small to Medium Enterprises and Co-operatives Development, Sithembiso Nyoni is bracing for a clash with First Lady, Grace Mugabe after she ordered Masvingo City council to urgently remove ...

by Staff Reporter

Dubai firm target Bulawayo for funding

12 May 2015 | 6067 Views
A DUBAI off-shore lending company - Elbygare Global has offered short and long term finance for Bulawayo City Council's infrastructure projects at a time the local authority is struggling to access af...

by Thobekile Zhou

Trade Fair a success, says ZITF

07 May 2015 | 3435 Views
The 56th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) ended on Saturday after five days of business and trade. The country's biggest multi-sectoral exhibition, which ran under t...

by Staff reporter

ZITF 2015 begins

28 April 2015 | 4298 Views
GLOBAL attention falls on Zimbabwe this week as the country holds its annual premier multi-sectorial trade showcase - the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) 2015 - which opens in Bulawayo today....

by Prosper Ndlovu

ZCTU gears for workers day celebration

28 April 2015 | 4007 Views
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is gearing itself to mark the workers day celebrations across its  regional centres across the country amid outcry by workers that they have nothi...

by Stephen Jakes

NRZ top brass in cash scam

26 April 2015 | 4967 Views
NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe senior management have been accused of  converting non-monetary allowances into cash and pretending they were not getting anything at a time workers have gone for se...

by Stann Reporter

Harare firms to dominate at ZITF

22 April 2015 | 2511 Views
HARARE companies are dominating local exhibitors at this year's Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) with 55 % compared with host city Bulawayo with just 37%.ZITF General Manager Nomathe...

by Thobekile Zhou

TM line manager clash with branch manager over harassment and victimisation

22 April 2015 | 7624 Views
A TM Supermarket line manager who was one of the line managers who were embroiled in labour dispute with the company over none payment of 2009 bonuses has accused the Bulawayo branch manager of ha...

by Stephen Jakes

Depositors' $186 million locked in collapsed banks

21 April 2015 | 3663 Views
The Depositors Protection Corporation (DPC) has said $186 million owed to 55 000 depositors is held up in six collapsed banks.The regulatory authorities said they are working on measures ...

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo to wait longer for Special Economic Zone status

19 April 2015 | 3250 Views
BULAWAYO has to wait a little longer for Government to declare the city a Special Economic Zone as there are researches that are still being done to determine its feasibility, an official has said....

by Staff reporter

Ingwebu franchises beerhalls - Advert

15 April 2015 | 5135 Views
Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is scouting for prospective business partners to operate their beer retailing outlets dotted around the city's high-density suburbs.BCC's commercialised business un...

by Ndou Paul

Zim-EU Business Information Centre to be inaugurated in Bulawayo

10 April 2015 | 3391 Views
The Zimbabwe-European Business Information Centre (Zim-EBIC) will be jointly inaugurated in Bulawayo on 15 April 2015 by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Hon Mike Bimha and the Head of the E...

by Business Reporter

Delma Lupepe accuses banking sector over industry collapse

02 April 2015 | 4698 Views
PROMINENT Bulawayo businessman Delma Lupepe has accused the banking sector of contributing to the closure of companies through "punitive" lending rates that make it difficult for firms to pay back the...

by Oliver Kazunga

Bulawayo avails business stands

26 March 2015 | 3263 Views
THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has availed industrial and commercial stands for new business in different sectors of the economy in a bid to boost the city's economy. The council's acting eco...

by Staff reporter

War erupts within IMPI over unpaid allowances

25 March 2015 | 2368 Views
MEMBERS of the Information Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) are holding on to Samsung smart phones and iPads they were given as they try to force official to pay them outstanding allowances.IMPI ...

by Staff Reporter

Bread price reduction wont affect quality - CCZ

25 March 2015 | 5286 Views
THE Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) has assured customers that the reduction in bread prices will not lead to a compromise in quality.Most shops have reduced the bread price from $1 per...

by Staff Reporter

Meikles fired workers to save business

24 March 2015 | 3867 Views
Meikles Limited which fired 33 workers last week in Bulawayo has said it was the only option to keep business viable.The company served employees with termination of employment letters while a...

by Thobekile Zhou

Aberdeen City snub ZITF

24 March 2015 | 3983 Views
Bulawayo city council long standing twin city - Aberdeen of Scotland would not be exhibiting at this year's Zimbabwe International Trade Fair due to financial constraints.Acting BCC Economic D...

by Thobekile Zhou

Geozing Pawnbrokers back in business

23 March 2015 | 3578 Views
CONTROVESIAL Geozing Pawnbrokers Private Limited that allegedly duped thousands of its clients of millions of dollars is back in business.Its owner George Zingani and his wife Duduzile Ndlovu ...

by Thobekile Zhou

15 Botswana companies to exhibit at ZITF

22 March 2015 | 2286 Views
At least 15 local companies will participate at the annual Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) to be held from the April 28 to May 2 in Bulawayo, authorities in that country have revealed....

by Stephen Jakes

Bond coins under spotlight again

20 March 2015 | 4584 Views
The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce will next week hold a Bond Coins discussion forum in Harare to interrogate the introduction of the coins and gauge the public response.According to ZN...

by Thobekile Zhou

ZITF to hike stands rentals by 20%

20 March 2015 | 2100 Views
THE Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) company is set to hike booking rates for exhibitors by 20 % with effect from April 1.The 56th edition of the country's premier trade show runs ...

by Thobekile Zhou

Edgars records jump in profits

20 March 2015 | 1829 Views
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed clothing giant, Edgars Stores Limited recorded a 22,3 percent jump in profits to $5,2 million for the 53 weeks to January 10 as the group's focus on offering various...

by Staff reporter

Ingwebu sets up non-alcoholic beverages plant

20 March 2015 | 1966 Views
BULAWAYO City Council's Ingwebu Breweries has set up a plant to manufacture non-alcoholic products and has obtained regulatory approvals to launch them, general manager Nkosana Ndlovu has said. ...

by Staff reporter

PPC not abandoning Bulawayo

19 March 2015 | 2297 Views
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed cement manufacturer, PPC Zimbabwe, has discounted fears that it was planning to abandon the de-industrialising Bulawayo region after it announced plans to commission...

by Staff reporter

ZimTrade to demand removal of trade obstacles

09 March 2015 | 1536 Views
ZIMTRADE has vowed to press government to remove various impediments negatively affected business in Bulawayo, ZimTrade Board Member Busisa Moyo has said.Hundreds of firms have shut down in th...

by Thobekile Zhou

African Farming Solutions launched

09 March 2015 | 1980 Views
A grouping of Zimbabwean agricultural experts and economists have joined together launch African Farming Solutions (AFS). This is a Zimbabwean company that seeks to promote food security in Af...

by Vince Musewe

Zimbabwe is a safe destination - Obert Mpofu

06 March 2015 | 5457 Views
Transport and Infrastructure Development minister Obert Mpofu has said Flyafrica's Bulawayo-Johannesburg flight route is a demonstration that Zimbabwe is a safe destination for investment.&nbs...

by Thobekile Zhou

CSC to pay 205 workers over $453 100

06 March 2015 | 4056 Views
COLD STORAGE COMPANY has been ordered to pay 205 workers a total of $453 110 which it owes them in salary arrears.The workers took the company to the arbitrator on May 27, 2014 demanding t...

by Stephen Jakes in Bulawayo

Workers go for 1 year 1 month without pay

06 March 2015 | 4226 Views
Over 150 workers at the Road Motor Service (RMS) transport company in Bulawayo a former subsidiary of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) went for 13 months without pay prompting them to moot ...

by Stephen Jakes

Advertise At ZITF 2015

05 March 2015 | 4230 Views
Advertise at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair 2015 ...

by ZITF

ZITF revises dates

03 March 2015 | 3373 Views
THE 56th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair has revised it trade showcase dates.The ZITF flighted an advert in newspapers informing all exhibitors, visitors and delegates of the ...

by Ndou Paul

Executive Development Programme on international trade to be held in Bulawayo

24 February 2015 | 1878 Views
ZimTrade, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), will host the Executive Development Programme on International Trade from 9-13 March 2015 at the Holiday Inn, Bulawayo. Th...

by ZimTrade

Delta Beverages to commission new Chibuku plant in Bulawayo

22 February 2015 | 2680 Views
BEER manufacturing giant Delta Beverages will commission a new Chibuku Super production plant in Bulawayo at the end May as consumption of the refined opaque brew continues to soar.The plant, ...

by Staff reporter

Four-step plan to revive Bulawayo industries

17 February 2015 | 3917 Views
INDUSTRIALISTS in Bulawayo have identified four strategic intervention areas that require urgent government attention and financing to guarantee the successful revival of industries and job creation....

by Prosper Ndlovu

Second-hand cars importers fleeced

13 February 2015 | 10598 Views
Zimbabweans importing mostly second-hand cars from Japan and other countries are being systematically ripped off of their hard-earned money through payment of duty that requires kickbacks at the count...

by Staff Reporter

Phillip Chiyangwa wades into Telecel shares saga

13 February 2015 | 4314 Views
Flamboyant Harare businessman Phillip Chiyangwa has said 60 percent of shares in Telecel Zimbabwe Private Limited owned by Amsterdam based Vimpelcom, must be sold to local Zimbabwean. In a let...

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo business community remains hopeful

15 January 2015 | 2819 Views
THE Bulawayo business community says it remains hopeful for a turnaround this year, despite severe operational challenges experienced in 2014.Bulawayo businessman, Tshidzanani Malaba, said he...

by Mandla Tshuma

Net Seven Real Estate branch ordered to stop trading

13 January 2015 | 4839 Views
THE Estate Agents Council of (EAC) Zimbabwe has ordered the Net Seven Real Estate Bulawayo branch to stop trading until further notice pending finalisation of investigations after clients complained t...

by Staff reporter

Kwanele Ngwenya forced out of Steward Bank

09 January 2015 | 6396 Views
STEWARD Bank chief executive officer Mr Kwanele Ngwenya has been forced out of the banking institution after building the bank to what it is now.Sources at the institution say Mr Ngwenya met h...

by Staff reporter

POTRAZ moves to lower mobilephone tariffs

22 December 2014 | 6480 Views
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) says it has asked mobile operators to implement the long run incremental cost (LRIC) model from the 1st of January next year...

by Staff Reporter

We are not mortgaging minerals says Chinamasa

21 December 2014 | 4297 Views
Government does not intend to use the country's minerals as security for any loans it might acquire, a Cabinet Minister has said. There has been speculation that Zimbabwe was planning or might ha...

by Staff Reporter
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