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Month: June 2023

According to the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, (ZimStat) latest report, the jump in foreign receipts was largely attributed to gold which continued to dominate as Zimbabwe’s single biggest export accounting for 24 percent of the total value of goods exported in May.
Business

Monthly export earnings jump 17pc

ZIMBABWE’S export earnings grew by 17,8 percent to US$654,2 million last month from US$555,5 million recorded in April as Government policy reform measures continue to impact positively on the domestic productive sector with a drastic jump in trade receipts. According to the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, (ZimStat) latest report, the jump in foreign receipts was […]

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Steven Masiyambumbi
Sports

Boxers prepare for African Championships

National Boxing Team Continues Preparations For African Championships THE Zimbabwe national amateur boxing team is preparing for the African Boxing Championships which will be held in Yaounde, Cameroon starting on July 25. The boxers and coaches have continued with work undeterred by the uncertainty of whether resources will be available for them to travel. Marco […]

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Business

Banks fail to exhaust USD on RBZ auction

BANKS managed to buy only a third of the foreign currency available on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)’s wholesale foreign currency auction yesterday as the market buckled under a Zimbabwe dollar liquidity crunch. Analysts expect the exchange rate (official and parallel market), which recently took a battering from the negative impact of excess liquidity […]

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Nqobizitha Masuku
Sports

Botswana, New home for Zim footballers?

Following the Fifa ban, Zimbabwean footballers’ opportunities to play abroad have been lessened hence Botswana has become a new home for many of them. The league in Botswana has Zimbabwean players such as former Highlanders duo Daniel Msendami and former vice captain, Nqobizitha Masuku,who play for recently crowned league champions, Jwaneng Galaxy. Nigel Mlauzi, Kelvin […]

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Lifestyle and Entertainment

Sunday Chillax with Ramsey K

Dab Three Events continues to promote artistes in Bulawayo and provide entertainment for the city’s revellers by hosting shows almost every week. This Sunday, the event’s company has arranged a Sunday Chillax that will feature a performance by jazz musician Ramsey K at Isibaya Bar and Butchery in Matshobana. Revellers will be expected to pay […]

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News

Presidential Borehole Drilling Scheme brings clean water to Chivi

Chivi North villagers have praised the Government for recognizing them as a priority group in the ongoing Presidential Borehole Drilling Scheme which is being implemented by the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA). Under the programme, ZINWA is set to drill and equip a borehole for each of the country’s 35 000 villages by 2025. Each […]

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Aston Villa captain John McGinn and fiancée Sara Stokes are escorted outside Victoria Falls International Airport after their arrival yesterday.
Sports

Aston Villa captain arrives in Victoria Falls

DESTINATION Victoria Falls continues to attract international celebrities with English Premier League football star and Aston Villa captain John McGinn landing in the tourism city yesterday for a two-day holiday where he is set to meet with teammate, Warriors star Marvelous Nakamba. McGinn, who is also Scotland’s national team captain, landed at the Victoria Falls […]

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Felistus Kwangwa
Sports

World Cup preps on course, target improved performance

THE Zimbabwe national netball team’s technical team is happy with the fitness levels of the players in camp ahead of next month’s Vitality Netball World Cup. The Gems have been in camp for the past two weeks preparing for the global netball showpiece that will start from July 28 to August 6 in Cape Town, […]

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Secretary for Finance and Economic Development Mr George Guvamatanga
Business

Zimdollar gains against USD . . . as economic stabilisation measures bear fruit

THE Zimbabwe dollar exchange rate gained nine percent against the United States dollar on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) wholesale foreign currency auction for banks yesterday, the second time within a week, as local currency liquidity continues to tighten across the economy following a raft of economic stabilisation measures rolled out by the Government. […]

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Sports

Highlanders Volleyball team third in NVPL ranking

HIGHLANDERS Volleyball men’s team is ranked third after the latest round of the national league. This comes after the latest round of the Zimbabwe Premier Volleyball League played at Hillside Teachers’ College at the weekend. They sit third behind Harare side NABA who are on top followed by Support Unit. The Bulawayo side are a […]

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