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Economy

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ITUC ranks Zimbabwe among world’s ten worst countries for workers

ZIMBABWE is among the world’s 10 worst countries for employees, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)’s 2019 global rights index has revealed. It is the...

Zim urged to adopt crypto-currency

ZIMBABWE needs to adopt adopt cyber currency to solve its monetary problems which have seen prices souring beyond reach of many, a Zambian tax...

RBZ disburses US$7 million for wheat procurement as bread shortages persist

THE central bank has disbursed US$7 million for the procurement of 19 000 metric tonnes of wheat bonded in Beira, Mozambique in a move...

Zim Could Have A New Currency Before End Of September – Analyst

In an opinion piece for the Zimbabwe Independent, Victor Bhoroma, a business and economic analyst said that Zimbabwe may have a new currency as...

Civil servants ratchet pressure over pay

CIVIL servants are today convening an urgent meeting to discuss remuneration for their members in the wake of calls by some Apex Council members...

Musina feels effects of Zim economic slump

SOUTH Africa’s border town of Musina has witnessed a slump in business as the number of cross-border traders has dropped drastically due to economic...

‘Goods more expensive in Masvingo than Harare, Byo’

PRICES for goods in Masvingo are higher than those in the capital, Harare, despite the country’s first urban settlement being closer to South Africa...

‘Sanctions alone not the cause of Zim economic woes’

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development executive director Janet Zhou has said while Western sanctions imposed on the country were negatively affecting the economy,...

ED crafts a law against unexplained wealth

GOVERNMENT is in the process of crafting legislation that will allow it to go after people with “unexplained wealth” President Emmerson Mnangagwa revealed Friday. Mnangagwa...

Bleak Future for Tobacco Farming

The future of tobacco farming in Zimbabwe is bleak due to viability challenges, and farmers are calling for an emergency meeting with the regulatory...