Global surge in commodity prices: Mixed fortunes for SADC
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Global surge in commodity prices: Mixed fortunes for SADC

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare- The anticipated increase in commodity prices this year is good news to some sectors of SADC…

Kenya Warns ‘Trump Effect’ poses threat to its economy
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Kenya Warns ‘Trump Effect’ poses threat to its economy

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Felix Njini Uncertainty surrounding U.S. policies on trade and immigration poses a major external threat to East Africa’s biggest…

Zambezi River Authority spends US$1m projects  in Zimbabwe, Zambia
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Zambezi River Authority spends US$1m projects in Zimbabwe, Zambia

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare - The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) says it has spent over US$1 million on implementing various…

SMUGGLED MONEY BLEEDS ZIM ECONOMY
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SMUGGLED MONEY BLEEDS ZIM ECONOMY

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - ZIMBABWE’S private sector illegally smuggled out US$2 billion foreign currency in 2015 and the…

Zimbabwe annual trade deficit down
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Zimbabwe annual trade deficit down

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE- ZIMBABWE’S trade deficit for 2016 dropped slightly to US$2.83 billion from US$3.29 billion in 2015 due…

Lesotho farmers in dilemma: Bumper wheat crop goes to waste
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Lesotho farmers in dilemma: Bumper wheat crop goes to waste

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Majara Molupe MASERU- WHEAT farmers are facing a serious challenge because their produce (wheat) is germinating in the fields…

Ford Kugas recalled in Botswana
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Ford Kugas recalled in Botswana

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- SOUTH African vehicle dealer, Barloworld, which runs the Ford franchise in Botswana announced that it is…

Seychelles to benefit from renewable energy fund
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Seychelles to benefit from renewable energy fund

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Tichaona Owen Kurewa HARARE - SEYCHELLES, a SADC member state, the Marshall Islands, Niger, Solomon Islands have been selected…

Econet seeks US$130m  to clear foreign debt
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Econet seeks US$130m to clear foreign debt

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

HARARE-ZIMBABWE’S largest mobile phone company Econet Wireless Holdings plans to raise US$130 million — possibly the biggest ever local capital…

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SADC to add 32,000MW to power grid

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Tichaona Owen Kurewa HARARE- SOUTHERN Africa anticipates to commission new power projects that will add 32,695MW to the region…

China’s Xi Jinping defends economic globalisation
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China’s Xi Jinping defends economic globalisation

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

CHINA’S PRESIDENT Xi Jinping defended economic globalisation in his first speech to the World Economic Forum at Davos. “It is…

CEOs hopeful on 2017 prospects
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CEOs hopeful on 2017 prospects

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

Thandisizwe Mgundlwa CAPE TOWN – SOUTH African chief executive officers (CEOs) and their global counterparts are optimistic about their companies’…

SADC tomato production under threat
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SADC tomato production under threat

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Mpho Tebele GABORONE- BOTSWANA’S ban on the importation of tomatoes continues, as the country battles tomato leaf miner or…

President Geingob courting French businesses
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President Geingob courting French businesses

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK – THE bilateral cooperation between Namibia and France will be greatly enhanced, as the business community takes…

Pipeline fees to go down next year
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Pipeline fees to go down next year

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-ZIMBABWE’S National Oil and Infrastructure Company (NOIC) will next year reduce fees to transport oil through the Beira-Feruka-Msasa…

Zim leasing dry port in Namibia
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Zim leasing dry port in Namibia

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe’s (NRZ) subsidiary Road Motor Services (RMS) is leasing about 10,000 square metres of…

South Africa buys big as Namibia sticks to control
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South Africa buys big as Namibia sticks to control

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By  Lenin Ndebele THERE WAS revived interest from South Africa during this year’s tobacco selling season in Zimbabwe, with the…

NamPower still hopeful of Kudu Gas
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NamPower still hopeful of Kudu Gas

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – THE Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower) is still hopeful that the 884MW Kudu Gas power project…

AU pushes up intra-African trade
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AU pushes up intra-African trade

Staff Reporter - Nov 25, 2016

> Thandisizwe Mgudlwa CAPE TOWN - THE African Union is intent on advancing intra-continental trade. This became clear during the…

Airlines hit by commodity price fall
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Airlines hit by commodity price fall

Staff Reporter - Nov 25, 2016

> Leonard Ncube VICTORIA FALLS-AIRLINES, big and small, from across the African continent met in Zimbabwe this week for the…