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Suspension response to South African COVID-19 variantThe variant has been seen to be somewhat resistant to AstraZeneca’s Oxford vaccine Rwanda’s flag carrier airline, RwandAir Limited has announced that effective today (8 February 2021) it will be suspending flights to four major Southern African...
“Look, private citizens obviously would have to pay for the vaccines”- Mthuli Ncube HARARE – Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube has reverted on his statement that Zimbabweans will be required to pay for COVID-19 vaccination.
Tonnes mined increased by 9%Volume of nickel concentrates sold 20% higherYear-to-date turnover increased by 8% ZSE-listed nickel focused mining entity, Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC), tonnes mined increased by 9% to 116 525 in the third quarter ended 31 December 2020 (Q3 FY21), ahead...
Tea production volumes increased from 821 tonnes to 941 tonnesRevenue increased by 98%FY21 earnings predicted ahead of prior year HARARE – In a period clouded by global economic downturn and a volatile local economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, diversified agro-industrial concern, Ariston saw...
Travel bans and asset freezes enacted against four senior members across security divisionsSanctions enacted under UK’s new autonomous Zimbabwe sanctions regimeSays sanctions not target at ordinary Zimbabweans or economy The United Kingdom (UK) government has announced new sanctions against four Zimbabwean security sector...
Individuals contributed US$1.007Surpasses Fin Minister’s projectionZim is among leading recipients of remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa HARARE – Expatriate Zimbabweans sent US$1.002 billion remittances in 2020 which is 57% higher than the previous year, breaking the record of US$939 million set in 2015 according...
Nickel mattes earned US$3 million more than goldAccounted for 22,4% of total export earningsGold and tobacco earnings fell by 7,6% and 5,7% respectively Nickel mattes have topped both gold and the golden leaf, tobacco which are traditionally Zimbabwe’s biggest exports in monetary terms...
South Africa remained the country’s major trade partnerThe value of imports has been on an upward trend since August 2020Will likely see a surge in import bill as vaccine roll-out programme gathers pace HARARE – Zimbabwe’s merchandise balance which represents the difference between...
6E metal production fell by 12%Gold was the most hit with volume falling by 14%Total ore production increased by 2% Platinum giant, Zimplats Holdings Limited recorded a 12% decrease in the volumes of 6E metals mined in the quarter to 30 September 2020...
The pandemic has pushed societies to an inflection point where embracing technology is no longer an option but a necessity. Following the outbreak of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, digital transformation has taken a quantum leap at both organisational and industry levels....