CHAMISA TORCH: Uganda Praised By China for Using Spaghetti Roads To Boost Economy While Chiwenga Mocks Chamisa

#CHAMISA TORCH: Uganda Praised By China for Using Spaghetti Roads To Boost Economy While Chiwenga Mocks Chamisa, China demonstrates how spaghetti roads boost an economy By Farai D Hove| at a time when Zimbabwe’s presidium mocked MDC leader Nelson Chamisa over spaghetti roads, China has praised Uganda for implementing the same project. 2 months ago, Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga said Chamisa’s banter is unreliastic and does not make sense. But this month Uganda, whose economy has been struggling in recent years, has completed it’s large Spaghetti Junction and ambitious roadworks stretching…

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Zimra auctions confiscated goods

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By Farayi Machamire The #Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is set to auction confiscated goods and those seized for flouting various customs regulations, with the proceeds set to go towards the fiscus. ZIMRA offices in Harare (Picture by smezim.com) This comes after the Authority’s commissioner general #Faith Mazani ordered rummage sales to be held between this year and 2020 for uncleared goods currently stationed at Zimra’s container depots at entry points around the country. Vehicles and goods such as clothing, footwear, hardware, electricals and other assorted groceries that were kept at…

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Mugabe Never Believed Me When I Told Him His Ministers Were Looting Diamonds: Tendai Biti

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#Mugabe Never Believed Me When I Told Him His Ministers Were Looting Diamonds: #Tendai Biti, Former Finance Minister and opposition politician Tendai Biti has said that former president Robert Mugabe never believed reports that his ministers were looting diamonds from the Chiadzwa diamond fields. Speaking at a rally in Murewa, […] , , Mugabe Never Believed Me When I Told Him His Ministers Were Looting Diamonds: Tendai Biti The Zimbabwe Mail Powered by WPeMatico

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Schweppes responds to Mazoe ingredients consumer backlash

Schweppes responds to Mazoe ingredients consumer backlash, Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited and Coca-Cola Zimbabwe have allayed fears the ingredients they use to produce beverages are a health hazard. The post Schweppes responds to Mazoe ingredients consumer backlash appeared first on Nehanda Radio. , , Schweppes responds to Mazoe ingredients consumer backlash Nehanda Radio Powered by WPeMatico

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President challenges ZCDC

The Herald Ishemunyoro Chingwere #Business ReporterPRESIDENT #Mnangagwa has challenged state diamond mining entity, Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) to upscale production and increase its contribution to the livelihoods of people living in the community it operates in as well as fiscal contribution. The President’s call comes hard on the heels of similar sentiments by Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando who in May said Government expects ZCDC to start producing 10 million carats of the precious stones by 2023 up from 1,8 million carats the company managed last year.…

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‘Delegate forex allocation to banks’

The Herald Oliver Kazunga Senior #Business ReporterTHE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe should abandon its foreign currency allocation framework and delegate the role to individual banks as this gives the impression of a distorted economy, the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) has said. Due to persistent foreign currency shortages facing the economy, the RBZ came up with a foreign currency allocation framework guided by import priorities for the country. The move has, however, attracted criticism by some businesses who claim their operations are not adequately supported. Speaking at the CEO…

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Cotton farmers dump private merchants

The Herald #Business ReporterSeveral cotton farmers are dumping contract schemes by private merchants saying they have long been short-changed through inadequate supply of inputs. Farmers in Checheche, one of the country’s largest cotton growing area in Manicaland Province, told this newspaper that they have for long been short-changed by private firms, which have persistently provided then with inadequate inputs. “Since 2014, I have been working with ETG Parrogate and all these years I have not been getting enough inputs,” said Vaina Midise, a small scale farmer in Checheche. “They just…

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Our Mazoe products are safe, say Schweppes and Coca-Cola in unusual joint statement

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Our Mazoe products are safe, say Schweppes and Coca-Cola in unusual joint statement, HARARE,– Schweppes Zimbabwe and The Coca-Cola Company on Monday denied that sweeteners used in their new product line of low sugar Mazoe cordials were harmful and insisted that they were following customer demands for healthier […] , , Our Mazoe products are safe, say Schweppes and Coca-Cola in unusual joint statement The Zimbabwe Mail Powered by WPeMatico

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‘Mugabe’s planes’ torment minister

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By Fungi Kwaramba The long-drawn #Zimbabwe Airways saga refuses to go away, with under-fire Transport minister #Joram Gumbo now standing accused of shielding ousted former president Robert #Mugabe’s son-in-law, #Simba Chikore, from incarceration — following claims that he recently kidnapped the new airline’s legal head, #Bertha Zakeyo. Local media reports had linked Zimbabwe Airways and the new planes to former president Robert Mugabe’s family (Photo by @HaruMutasa) For months now, the murky and fledgling new carrier — which has been linked to the family of fallen strongman Mugabe — has…

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