Day: October 26, 2023

News

President Mnangagwa at handover ceremony of new Parly building

President Mnangagwa has arrived at the iconic New Parliament building in Mount Hampden for the official handover of the magnificent infrastructure by the Chinese Government to the Zimbabwean Government. This followed the completion of the imposing structure constructed to the tune of US$100 million as China cements and entrenches its bilateral relations with Harare. Several […]

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Business

IMF reviews GDP growth projections for Zimbabwe to 4.8%

The visiting International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reviewed upwards growth projection for Zimbabwe in 2023 to 4.8%. Previously Zimbabwe’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was estimated to grow by 3.2%. The team which was led by Wojciech Maliszewski, ended its mission to Zimbabwe and released its findings. The IMF team visited Harare between October 18–25, 2023 […]

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China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning
News

China calls for removal of unlawful sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe

The People’s Republic of China has added its voice on calls for the removal of unlawful sanctions on Zimbabwe. China through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement condemning the sanctions and highlighting their impact on the Southern African country. “Today on the occasion of the fifth Anti-Sanctions Day, we noted that multiple African […]

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Business

Marketers indaba kicks off

THE 14th edition of the Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) annual convention started in Victoria Falls yesterday amid calls for marketers to embrace new technologies and innovation skills to remain relevant. This year’s conference is being held under the theme: “The Future is now-marketing, PR and communications winning through sustainability and innovation.” It is being […]

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Sikandar Raza
Sports

Raza rises to save Chevrons the blushes

WHEN Zimbabwe needed a hero, it was Sikandar Raza who, once again, stepped up to save the day and Chevrons blushes of a fourth consecutive defeat at the hands of an associate Namibia. Prior to yesterday’s game, Namibia had managed to win three consecutive T20Is against Zimbabwe, a streak that stretched back to 2022. Raza […]

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Richard Roundtree
Lifestyle and Entertainment

‘Shaft’ star Richard Roundtree dies after cancer battle

Las Vegas. —‘Shaft’ star Richard Roundtree has died aged 81 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The actor — best known for playing suave detective John Shaft in 1971 action movie ‘Shaft’ and its sequel — passed away on Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by his loved ones. A statement from the […]

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‘Shantel Mwana WeZimbabwe’
Lifestyle and Entertainment

Shantel fights for women through music

South Africa-based Zimbabwean afro-fusion songstress ‘Shantel Mwana WeZimbabwe’ as she is popularly known in the music circles, has said she is fighting for women through her music. The diva revealed in an interview with The Herald Arts that her advocacy was not much about empowerment or rights, but ill-treatment of women. “Many musicians sing about […]

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Sugar Chagonda
Sports

Chagonda endorses new Zifa CEO

EX-ZIFA board member Sugar Chagonda has thrown his weight behind newly appointed Zifa chief executive Yvonne Manwa, and urged the domestic football family to shun the toxicity that has often pegged back the country’s biggest sport. The Normalisation Committee running Zifa announced Manwa’s appointment on Monday and revealed that the Ngezi Platinum Stars club CEO […]

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Dr Mangudya
News

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe reduces lending rates

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has reduced its bank policy rate from 150 percent to 130 percent per annum and noted that currency retentions on exports shall be standardised at the level of 75 percent across all sectors of the economy. All special dispensations granted to some sectors of the economy shall be removed. […]

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News

Government initiates no-collateral loans for youths

GOVERNMENT through Empower Bank has introduced short-term loans targeting youths and the facility doesn’t require collateral security as part of efforts aimed at economically empowering young people through income-generating projects. Lately, drug and substance abuse has become prevalent among the youth, and it is hoped that the loan facility will help keep them busy.  It […]

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