Strive Masiyiwa

Zimbabwe gets its first billionaire

Telecom tycoon Strive Masiyiwa has become Zimbabwe’s first billionaire. According to a report by Forbes, Mr Masiyiwa, 57, is now worth $1,7 billion. Mr Masiyiwa controls Econet Group, a Zimbabwe-list...
Diamond mining activities at Chiadzwa and the reinvesting of proceeds in the economy and welfare of citizens had the potential to fuel economic growth in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe to resume diamond sales

Zimbabwe is planning to resume auction of diamonds next month, having suspended sales in February last year following the merger in 2016 of companies previously operating in the Chiadzwa area of Mara...
Solar energy is an alternative and affordable power source

Econet embarks on solar power project

Michael Tome and Munashe Matambo Business Reporters Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is seeking licence to set up a 0,45 megawatt rooftop solar plant to power its Willowvale complex. The complex houses the f...

Meters: Key in water management

The use of water meters or other acceptable measuring devices has always been key aspect in water resources management. While many people, especially those using raw water for irrigation and other pu...

New abattoir to create 1 200 jobs in Norton

Blessings Chidakwa and Fortunate Gora ABOUT 1 200 direct jobs are set to be created when an abattoir is constructed in Norton in four months’ time, an official has said. The abattoir would be constru...
A security officer inspects property at a shopping complex in Harare

ZPI to construct $13m mall in Vic Falls

Tinashe Makichi and Chipo Sabeta Zimre Property Investments (ZPI) will construct a $13 million shopping mall in Victoria Falls as the company expands its property portfolio. ZPI managing director Edi...
Minister Mandiwanzira

Zim hosts Data Centre Africa 2018

Africa Moyo Business Reporter Zimbabwe is set to host the Data Centre Africa Expo conference – the first ever in the country – as part of efforts to grow the data centre market and to upd...

Towards a competitive economy

Victor Bhoroma Zimbabwe cannot afford to lag behind its regional peers in terms of economic competitiveness as we build a new model premised on the new political dispensation.
Minister Khaya Moyo

Hwange $1,5bn upgrade gets China boost

Business Reporter Work on the 600 megawatt extension of Hwange Power Station will start soon, after China reaffirmed its commitment to facilitate the $1,5 billion upgrade, among several other potenti...
Tourists view the mighty Victoria Falls recently

Funding shortage stalls tourism audit

Business Reporter AN AUDIT to identify roles that are duplicated in Government’s Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry and the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), is stalling due to lack of fund...