Covid-19 holds lessons for the future of social protection

Food security experts in South Africa warned early on that the lockdown instituted to manage the spread of Covid-19 would threaten children’s nutrition. Before...

Companies fed up with lockdowns: ZNCC

MTHANDAZO NYONI WITH Covid-19 continuing to wreak havoc on the economy, Zimbabwe may struggle to achieve even 0,5% gross domestic product (GDP) growth this year,...

Harare CBD properties to be used for accommodation

THERE are growing clamours by leading real estate firms to rethink property uses in Harare’s Central Business District (CBD), to match market trends and...

Nurses resist Chinese Covid vaccine

MELODY CHIKONO THOUSANDS of nurses and other health workers in public hospitals, including major referral hospitals — Parirenyatwa and Sally Mugabe — are resisting to...

COVID-19 pandemic stalls diamond deal

LONDON Stock Exchange-listed Vast Resources’ joint venture to commence diamond mining in the Marange diamond fields has been stalled by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company’s...

Government’s appetite for imports chocks assemblers

KENNETH MATIMAIRE GOVERNMENT’S insatiable appetite for imported luxury vehicles has choked local manufacturers which are operating at a measly 5% capacity. The Executive, Judiciary and Parliament...

Bill to regulate Nssa sparks uproar

FIDELITY MHLANGA THE Insurance and Pensions Commission (Ipec) has welcomed the amendment of the Insurance and Pensions Bill, which will allow it to regulate the...

Seed Co moves closer ZSE delisting

Kudzai Kuwaza THE delisting of pan-African seed producer, Seed Co Limited (SCL), from the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) took a major step towards conclusion this...

Plans to repeal crippling taxation on cards

Taurai Mangudhla THE Ministry of Mines and Mining Development is currently engaged in major discussions with fiscal and monetary authorities to address the issues of...

Govt axes Who, Unicef from Zim Covid activities

GOVERNMENT has suspended the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) from participating in Covid-19 programmes, in an unprecedented move...

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