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CABS strikes deals to expand scope

Correspondent banks provide services to other banks, usually in another country.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 2, 2022

Feature: 'Obsolete equipment cripples power generation'

We have plans to rehabilitate Hwange Power Station at the moment.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 2, 2022

Harare City warns govt

Smart City Concept was at the core of its desire to see a transformed urban setting across the nation.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 2, 2022

ZB explores options to tackle inflation

They largely emanated from upward pressure on cost structures resulting from the inflationary environment.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 4, 2022

Zim platinum H2 output remains stable

This offsets declines at Mimosa and Zimplats which fell due to a semi-finished inventory release last year.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 6, 2022

Fiscal pressures could limit govt options

The main drivers of inflation in Zimbabwe have been money supply growth, the parallel market premium as well as energy and fuel price developments.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 6, 2022

Zimplats splurges US$270m on capital projects

Zimplats said a total of US$44,1 million was spent on the upgrade of the Mupani Mine project during the year, bringing the project expenditure to date to US$190,7 million.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 6, 2022

Crop price liberalisation on cards

Government has all along been setting producer prices for commodities, which has left many farmers vulnerable.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 8, 2022

'Women must be accountable in business'

Manungo also noted that women needed to avoid being seen as beneficiaries of patronage or sympathy and avoid misrepresentation to win tenders.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 9, 2022

Soldiers 'siege' Morton Jaffray

Stocks of sulphate, as shown by the startling report, have dwindled to 41 tonnes while the capital requires 2 500 tonnes every month.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Melody Chikono Sep. 9, 2022

Students stuck in Cyprus prisons

Preliminary investigations by this publication show that this could be a tip of the iceberg.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 9, 2022

Banks keep NPLs in safe territory

A non-performing loan (NPL) is a credit that is in default due to the fact that the borrower has not made the scheduled payments for a specified period.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 9, 2022

FBC embarks on housing schemes

Meanwhile, the group is also continually seeking opportunities to preserve and grow shareholder value as well as enhance customer experience.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 9, 2022

Dairibord aims to boost exports

The long-term benefits are expected to be competitive local milk prices, import substitution for milk powders and opportunities for export growth.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 13, 2022

Zim students stuck in Turkey

The European country has, however, distanced itself from the jailing of the students.
By Melody Chikono and Tinashe Kairiza Sep. 16, 2022

Turnall to resuscitate fibre plant

The group this year indicated it was carrying out plant refurbishments at the Harare plant, in addition to several projects valued at US$4 million.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 16, 2022

Pension funds generate US$29 million

Money markets and other assets stood at 5% and 7% respectively.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 18, 2022

Individuals, unclaimed shares the biggest accounts on the CSD

A CSD August update shows that individual accounts stood at 20 579 while unclaimed shares stood at 16 305.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 19, 2022

‘Rate hike stems inflation storm’

NBS chairperson Shingai Mutumbwa said the lender was monitoring market reaction to the bold move through its loan book.
By Melody Chikono Sep. 20, 2022