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Zimbabwe’s Golix expands to South Africa
19-04-2018 | 10:34:00
Zimbabwe’s cryptocurrency exchange, Golix, has coordinated a partnership withBlockstarters, South Africa’s blockchain hub and incubator, in a move that will see the exchange tapping into a new highly economic active market.
Afreximbank to arrange up to $1.5b for investment promotion in Zimbabwe
29-03-2018 | 13:37:00
The African Export-Import Bank will arrange between $1 billion and $1.5 billion of funded and guarantee facilities to support businesses interested in investing in Zimbabwe, Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the Bank, has announced.
Humaniq launches live support chat in its mobile app in Africa
23-03-2018 | 05:49:00
Humaniq, a next-generation financial service with its own cryptocurrency has announced a new live chart support in its Mobile App.
Ipsidy signs contract with Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to supply automated finger identification system
19-03-2018 | 10:30:58
Ipsidy Inc., a provider of secure, biometric identification services, announces has signed a contract for the supply of the de-duplication hardware and software solution with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.
[Zimbabwe] 25,000 smallholder farmers to benefit from $15 million loan facility from OFID
13-03-2018 | 09:49:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development has signed a public sector loan agreement with Zimbabwe to support the Smallholder Irrigation Revitalization Project, which aims to reduce rural poverty.
Mercer and Advisory K Zimbabwe collaborate to unveil talent management solutions to local market
26-02-2018 | 06:29:00
Mercer has entered into a partnership with Advisory K, a Zimbabwe based Consulting firm, to bring leading talent management, consulting, data driven solutions and insights to the local market.
Angola exempts tourism visas to Botswana, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe
22-02-2018 | 06:04:00
Angola has exempted tourism visas to stay up to 30 days per entry and 90 days a year to four African countries and one Asia nation, based on the principle of diplomatic reciprocity.
Chimata Gold Corp signs a binding letter of intent with Zimbabwe Lithium Company
22-02-2018 | 06:00:00
Chimata Gold Corp has entered into a binding letter of intent with Zimbabwe Lithium Company (Mauritius) Limited, a privately held company incorporated under the laws of Mauritius.
RwandAir to start flights to Abuja and Cape Town
15-02-2018 | 13:22:40
Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir is set to commence flights to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa. RwandAir will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a stopover in Harare.
SilverBridge South Africa partners with Zimbabwean insurer, Nyaradzo Life Assurance
05-02-2018 | 08:37:00
The Nyaradzo Life Assurance Company has contracted SilverBridge to provide it with a cloud-based system for managing various product portfolios including life and pension policies.
StanChart Zimbabwe invests $7.1m in branch modernisation
25-01-2018 | 09:51:00
Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) says the opening of its relocated Avondale branch underscores the financial institution’s commitment to provide an ambient and convenient banking environment for its customers.
Zimbabwe posts $185m trade surplus with South Africa
09-01-2018 | 12:47:00
Latest data from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) shows that Zimbabwe exported goods worth $2,182bn to South Africa between January and November last year against imports of $1,997bn, giving a trade surplus of $185m.
[Zimbabwe] Time Bank reopens after over a decade's closure
05-01-2018 | 13:58:22
Time Bank of Zimbabwe, one of only four remaining indigenous banks will finally open its doors to the public on Monday the 8th of January, after over a decade of dormancy and running court battles.
Zimbabwe-South Africa Forum to invest $800m in Zimbabwe
03-01-2018 | 09:37:00
Diasporans, through the Zimbabwe-South Africa (Zim-SA) Forum, plan to invest about $800 million in the country, targeting agriculture, aviation and mining sectors.
Clinigen extends agreement with Eisai to supply three new drugs into 10 African countries
03-01-2018 | 09:00:00
Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 09:40:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 09:29:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
Zimbabwe welcomes Afreximbank support in international re-engagement effort
14-12-2017 | 10:57:00
Zimbabwe will welcome the support of the African Export-Import Bank as it seeks to re-engage with the international and business communities, Emerson Mnangagwa, the country’s new President, has said in Harare.
[Zimbabwe] Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world class SelecTrucks centre
15-11-2017 | 12:30:00
Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO has unveiled SelecTrucks Zimbabwe. The new centre is located at the Harare Showgrounds.
Zimbabwe processes mobile transactions worth $11bn in first nine months of 2017
09-11-2017 | 11:00:00
Zimbabwe continues to witness a growth in mobile financial services with the latest figures from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) showing that transactions worth US$11 billion were processed during the nine months to 30 September 2017.
Kwese launches mobile TV service in Zimbabwe
27-10-2017 | 09:23:00
Pan-African broadcaster Kwese TV has launched mobile television service Kwese TV Everywhere (TVE) in Zimbabwe, enabling customers to tether their decoder channels to their phones.
Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability Assessment Method launched in Zimbabwe
26-10-2017 | 07:23:56
The Government of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund (ZIMREF) have launched the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) (2017/2018) assessment and evaluation method.
[South Africa] Brainworks becomes first Zimbabwean company to have primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
19-10-2017 | 08:18:00
Brainworks Limited has listed in the Equity Investments Instruments sector on the main board of the JSE.
South Africa and Zimbabwe sign agreements on ICT, energy and border cooperation
04-10-2017 | 08:23:00
South Africa has signed five strategic agreement and memoranda of understanding with the government of the Republic of Zimbabwe which aim to strengthen bilateral relations between the neighboring countries, in Pretoria.
Case IH Training Academy unveiled to help improve Zimbabwean agricultural productivity
25-09-2017 | 11:49:02
The Case IH Training Academy, a new initiative to encourage best practice in Zimbabwean agriculture, has been officially opened by Matthew Foster, Vice President in charge of Agricultural Commercial Development for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Afreximbank Announces Development of African Trade Centres
25-09-2017 | 08:31:48
TheAfrican Export-Import Bank has embarked on a concept to transform its buildings into iconic business complexes with integrated one-stop trade services shop, the President, Dr. Benedict Oramah, has announced in Harare.
Afreximbank provides $600m line of credit to Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank
25-09-2017 | 07:02:00
TheAfrican Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide a $600-million line of credit to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ).
[Zimbabwe] Masawara Insurance Group drives digital strategy with SSP Pure Insurance
12-09-2017 | 11:00:00
SSP has signed a new deal with the Masawara Group of insurance companies. The deal has seen SSP Pure Insurance deployed across Botswana Insurance Co., Lion Assurance Co. and Zimnat Lion Insurance Co. in multiple African territories.
Air Zimbabwe picks Seabury Solutions to provide aircraft maintenance system
16-08-2017 | 07:20:00
Zimbabwe’ national carrier Air Zimbabwe has signed contracts with global Information Technology solutions provider for the aviation industry Seabury Solutions for Alkym® Management and Control System for Aircraft Maintenance.
Rosemary Mukami Kariuki resumes new role as World Bank Country Manager for Zimbabwe
07-08-2017 | 07:38:00
Ms. R. Mukami Kariuki, a Kenyan National, is the new World Bank Country Manager for Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe secures $242 million from EU and FAO to bolster agriculture
31-07-2017 | 11:39:01
The Government of Zimbabwe has secured USD242 million from the European Union (EU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO to support the agriculture sector.
Zimbabwe’s FBC Insurance targets growth with SSP’s pure insurance platform
25-07-2017 | 06:17:00
FBC Insurance has chosen to support the growth of its Zimbabwean general insurance business in line with its strategic objectives using SSP’s digital insurance platform, SSP Pure Insurance.
Zimbabwe develops national diaspora policy
07-07-2017 | 10:57:16
The Government of Zimbabwe, with support from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the European Union, convened a high level discussion to develop the country’s 2017–2022 National Diaspora Policy Implementation Action Plan
Zimbabwe SMEs receive World Bank, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe support
06-07-2017 | 06:08:00
The World Bank Group, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, and the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund have commenced a three-day conference on Small and Medium Enterprise Finance in Zimbabwe.
[Zimbabwe] PoS transactions net in over $1bn
03-07-2017 | 07:59:00
Increased use of plastic money in transacting propelled the value of transactions through point of sale terminals beyond $1 billion in the four months to April 2017.
fastjet enters agreement to acquire brand intellectual property rights from Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou
03-07-2017 | 06:17:00
fastjet, the low-cost African airline, is providing an update on trading for the period from 1 January 2017 to date, ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held.
Zimbabwe launches Beef and Leather Value Chain Technical Assistance Project
26-06-2017 | 06:59:48
The official launch of Zimbabwe’s Support to Beef and Leather Value Chain Technical Assistance Project took place on June 15th, 2017 in Harare, attracting more than 100 participants.
Addressing financial imbalances fueling Zimbabwe’s crisis could boost long term development, World Bank
22-06-2017 | 15:23:49
Resolving the ongoing financial crisis and sustaining growth in Zimbabwe will require bold measures to correct fiscal imbalances, according to a World Bank report.
African Property Group launches real estate marketplace websites in eight African markets
22-06-2017 | 09:03:00
African Property Group is launching eight new websites in emerging African nations that will allow the populations to search for properties, using their computers or mobile phones.
fastjet launches additional flights to Harare and Victoria Falls
19-06-2017 | 11:39:00
fastjet has increased the number of flights on its route between Johannesburg and Harare, and launched a fifth seasonal flight from Harare to Victoria Falls.
[Zimbabwe] Telecel to expand coverage network, introduce LTE with $200 million government financing
02-06-2017 | 08:34:00
Telecel is set to expand its network coverage and launch LTE following a government brokered $200 million finance deal.
[Zimbabwe] Oxygen Energy Private Limited receives $965,000 for off grid solar rooftop project on buildings
11-05-2017 | 15:04:43
The African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a US$ 965,000 grant to Oxygen Energy Private Limited to support the preparation of a bankable business case for the development of a 20MW off-grid solar PV rooftop project on buildings owned and managed by Old Mutual Property Group Zimbabwe countrywide.
[Zimbabwe] Orama Media Group launches Africa wide business analysis program
11-05-2017 | 07:36:31
Pan Africa media content creator Orama Media Group (OMG) is set to launch an Africa wide business analysis programme titled This Week in Africa.
KG&A Advertising secures Africa wide broadcasting media partnership
11-05-2017 | 07:26:00
Fast growing strategic communications firm KG&A Advertising has secured a partnership with pan African broadcast content provider, Orama Media Group to manage its media space and offer strategic research across Africa for its soon-to-be-launched This Week in Africa business programme.
[Zimbabwe] Government poor on job creation, thumbs up on women empowerment, study
10-05-2017 | 07:47:00
A majority of adult Zimbabweans say the government is performing badly in terms of creating jobs, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Asked to rate the performance of the government on 18 different performance majorities, citizens also negatively rate government performance in many other areas such as maintenance of roads and bridges, narrowing income gaps, fighting corruption and improving the living standards of the poor.
SEFA grants $1m to a 20MW Off-Grid Rooftop Solar project in Zimbabwe
08-05-2017 | 07:27:00
The AfDB-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a US$ 965,000 grant to Oxygen Energy Private Limited to support the preparation of a bankable business case for the development of a 20MW off-grid solar PV rooftop project on buildings owned and managed by Old Mutual Property Group Zimbabwe countrywide.
[Zimbabwe] Agronomists push for conservation agriculture
17-04-2017 | 09:15:00
Agronomists are advocating for conservation agriculture (CA) and growing of crop varieties to improve crop yields.
[Zimbabwe] New Law to allow livestock as bank collateral
14-04-2017 | 08:14:00
Zimbabwe is hoping to enlist cows, goats and sheep in an attempt to revive its credit-starved economy after President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party proposed a law to make livestock eligible for backing bank loans.
[Zimbabwe] Government and WFP in five year plan to build country’s resilience and end hunger
12-04-2017 | 11:17:00
The World Food Programme (WFP), together with the Government of Zimbabwe, launched a five-year plan today to build resilience, end hunger and boost nutrition in country.
[South Africa] Sanlam set to increase shareholding in Zimnat
29-03-2017 | 11:04:00
Financial services group Sanlam is set to announce further investment in Zimbabwe’s Masawara Insurance, increasing its stake in the company beyond the 40 percent it holds.
[Malawi] First Merchant Bank expresses interest in Barclays Zimbabwe unit
29-03-2017 | 07:08:01
Barclays has received a firm offer for one of the African operations it intends to sell.
Zimbabwe state enterprise reforms programme receives $4 million boost from Africa Development Bank
03-03-2017 | 14:50:00
Africa Development Bank Group Director General (DG), Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, Tonia Kandiero, and Zimbabwe’s Finance and Economic Development Minister, P.A. Chinamasa, signed a grant agreement on the Institutional support for State enterprise reform and delivery project (ISERDP) for a total amount of $4 million
AfDB launches three projects worth US $26 million in Zimbabwe
27-02-2017 | 08:35:00
The African Development Bank and the Government of Zimbabwe officially launched three projects worth US $26 million that were recently approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors.
[Zimbabwe] Pure Oil Industries tightens grip on local market with $6 million investment
20-02-2017 | 06:01:38
Pure Oil Industries (Pvt) Ltd, the manufacturer of ZimGold cooking oil, has invested US$6 million in new projects as it seeks to consolidate its grip on the local market in the wake of growing local demand. Over the past three years, the company has grown fromproducing 1,4 million litres per month to seven million litres.