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Business escalates rice tax deadlock

BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA ZIMBABWE’S retail and wholesale industries, under pressure from Treasury to pay a controversial tax on rice in retrospect, have approached President Emmerson...

Grace Mugabe orphanage rocked by sodomy scandal

BY BRIAN CHITEMBA SALACIOUS details have emerged of how the former first family’s elite schools and orphanage nestled in a vast estate in Mazowe —...

Financial sector needs to be harmonised: Mangudya

BY TAURAI MANGUDHLA RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya (pictured) says the country must establish a Financial Sector Development Plan (FSDP) as part...

Sadc vows ‘technical deployment’ in Moza

BY TINASHE KAIRIZA THE Sadc Double Troika Summit held in Mozambique yesterday resolved to counter insurgency with “proportionate force” through a “technical deployment” to restore...

Renewable energy indaba next week

BY TAURAI MANGUDHLA RENEWABLE energy solutions with an emphasis on solar, wind and hydropower take centre-stage next week when industry, policymakers, experts and government representatives...

‘Political woes force Zimbabweans to migrate’

BY SILAS NKALA INTERNATIONAL Organisation of Migration Zimbabwe (IOM) chief of mission, Mario Lito Malanca, has said Harare faces political problems and adverse weather patterns...

Prescribed minimum asset ratio: Funeral assurers non-compliant

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI ZIMBABWE’S funeral assurers are not compliant with the minimum prescribed asset ratio of 10% as stipulated by the law, with indications that...

‘Mining is the major driver for Zim’s economic development

AS the country strives to grow the economy by 7,4% in 2021, Zimbabwe Independent (ZI) caught up with Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli...

Potraz brings in mobile virtual network licences

BY TAURAI MANGUDHLA The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) recently released its industry 2020 fourth-quarter report. Our chief business writer Taurai Mangudhla (TM) interviewed...

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‘Mining is the major driver for Zim’s economic development

AS the country strives to grow the economy by 7,4% in 2021, Zimbabwe Independent (ZI) caught up with Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli...

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Workplace fatal injuries drop by 8%

KENNETH MATIMAIRE DEATHS and injuries of workers on duty dropped by 8,16% and 30,57% respectively, in 2020 compared to 2019, statistics from the National Social...

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Covid-19 conspiracy theories sadly still linger

A YEAR ago on March 24 Zimbabwe recorded its first Covid-19 death; today 1 521 deaths later there are still lingering doubts among a...

Opinion & Analysis

Vaccination minimises the effects of Covid-19

Being vaccinated against Covid-19 significantly reduces the chances of your becoming infected by this deadly coronavirus. If you do become infected, it minimises the...

Columnists

Zimbabwe Independent milestones over the past 25yrs

Zimbabwe Independent this year celebrates 25 years of journalistic excellence and award-winning journalism. In the coming weeks, we will be celebrating our milestones. We...

Regional / International News

Movie on cards to expose west’s celebration of African poverty…. ....

THE world might soon learn from television screens, the little-known evil system of Western celebration of african poverty; driven by the animal rights groups’...

The stark choices facing Tanzania’s new president

The sudden death of Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has thrown the East African nation into a period of political uncertainty. Vice-president, Samia Suluhu Hassan,...

What Is The Term Cryptocurrency And What Is Its Future: Everything...

The term "virtual money" applies to an entirely intangible medium of exchange that is not paper money but may be substituted with legal tender....

Lifestyle & Arts

Grammy win a big moment for African music: Burna Boy

Modern African music is altering perceptions of the continent as part of a global cultural shift that marks a “big moment”, Nigerian music artiste...

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Springbok WC winner Wiese recovering from heart attack

Rugby World Cup winner Kobus Wiese is recovering in a Cape Town hospital after suffering a heart attack, fellow former Springbok Toks van der...