Category: Business

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million
Strive Masiyiwa

COVID-19: Masiyiwa appeals to African governments to mobilise their healthcare workers

[Posted Strive Masiyiwa’s popular Facebook blog]   #Reflection:   Appeal for Africa’s healthcare workers!   As we prepare for COVID-19 to hit the...

Dr. Sekai Nzenza, the Minister of Industry and Commerce

Coronavirus lockdown: essential industries and services will need to remain open

Dr. Sekai Nzenza, the Minister of Industry and Commerce has said that essential industries and services will need to remain open to support the health sector and to...

AfDB $3 billion in a three-year bond to alleviate impact of COVID-19

AfDB launches record breaking $3 billion “Fight COVID-19” Social Bond

Landmark transaction, largest Social bond transaction to date in capital markets The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has raised an exceptional $3 billion...

During lockdown, all inter-city public transportation will cease while ZUPCO will be providing inner-city transport services only

Operationalisation of the Lockdown announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa

On 27 March 2020, His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa addressed the nation indicating that as of 30 March 2020 Zimbabwe will be under a total lockdown for the period...

POTRAZ Director-General Gift Machengete Trial Postponed To Next Week
POTRAZ Director-General, Dr. Gift Machengete

Use existing technologies and avoid physical contact to keep out coronavirus: POTRAZ

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has urged stakeholders to utilise existing technologies to combat the spread of coronavirus...

Coronavirus impacting African food systems

How Will COVID-19 Affect Africa’s Food Systems?

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in Africa, many governments have begun to tighten borders, restrict gatherings and close schools. The crisis has already...

MSF has warned against profiteering from coronavirus drugs

MSF to Pharma: No patents or profiteering on coronavirus drugs, tests, and vaccines in pandemic

Patents on new products could result in high prices and keep medicines and vaccines out of reach for people everywhere The international medical humanitarian...

Cimas Medical Aid Society has taken drastic measures to safeguard its staff and members from possible Covid-19 infection

Cimas takes measures to protect staff, members from Covid-19

Cimas Medical Aid Society has taken drastic measures to safeguard its staff from possible Covid-19 infection and has issued guidelines to its members on what to do to...

The United States has pledged US$470,000 to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

United States pledges US$470,000 to combat COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

The United States has pledged US$470,000 to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe. As of Friday, March 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) said over 530,000...

Mr Eddie Chibi
Mr. Eddie Chibi, the CEO of Cassava Smartech

EcoSure moves to help capacitate doctors and nurses amid COVID-19 pandemic

As Zimbabwe – along with the rest of the world – battles the COVID-19 Coronavirus global pandemic, EcoSure has announced plans to immediately support the country’s...