Category: Business

Urban local authorities urged to embrace climate change adaptation strategies

By Byron Mutingwende   The ministry of water resources development and climate has introduced the National Adaption Plan (NAP) process to urban authorities to...

Zimbabwe urged to prioritise poverty eradication

By Byron Mutingwende   A Cabinet minister has noted that Zimbabwe was on an economic growth trajectory from 2009 to 2017 but without much reduction in poverty...

Government embarks on reforms and initiatives to improve investment environment

By Byron Mutingwende   The Ministry of Macro-Economic Planning and Investment Promotion is spearheading various initiatives to promote investment in the country, it...

EcoCash signs up more banks, pushes for total integrated mobile financial services

By Byron Mutingwende Popular mobile money service, EcoCash, has integrated with MBCA Bank Limited, bringing to 11 the number of banks directly integrated with the mobile...

Women bear the brunt of extractive sector misgovernance

By Byron Mutingwende Watching the “Marange Voices” documentary on diamond mining in Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe, delegates attending the summer school on...

Mineral leakages hampering Africa’s development

By Byron Mutingwende Despite being a continent with abundant natural resources that present a massive potential for progress, mineral leakages are hampering Africa’s...

Poor countries spending climate cash on rich world consultants

Published on 02/11/2017, 11:42am Lack of expertise means money for climate protection is spent on consultancy fees, which African officials say end up back in wealthy...

Districts linked to food and nutrition security information system

By Byron Mutingwende   The government has launched the “district risk profiles” in a bid to ensure a national integrated food and nutrition security...

Econet posts solid half-year results

… Bets on new TMT model to drive business growth …   HARARE (October 31, 2017) – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe today announced solid half-year financial results...

Econet’s “Swipe into Ecocash” boosts financial inclusion

By Byron Mutingwende   The launch of Econet’s “Swipe into Ecocash” facility today (Wednesday 25 October 2017) is set to improve financial inclusion among...