The Beitbridge border post, one of the busiest land crossings on the continent, is getting a makeover in a US$296 million modernisation project. Here, newZWire reports on details of the project, and the players involved.  Why does Beitbridge need the...
By Tawanda Karombo In the sweltering mid-October heat of Matobo, one of Zimbabwe's hottest and driest districts, Spiwe Moyo tended her ripening tomato crop. Nearby, underneath a baobab tree, a few emaciated donkeys and a small herd of skinny cattle...
Innscor is fighting an order by the competition regulator to reverse its investment in Profeeds and pay a Z$40 million fine. In May, the Competition and Tariffs Commission (CTC) ordered the reversal of a deal by Innscor to buy 49%...
By Shaun Smillie Photos: James Oatway From Jurassic Lake to the Farquhar Atoll, Ray Mutemeri’s magic has helped catch some monster fish. The Zimbabwean has never been to Jurassic Lake in Argentina, nor has he seen the milk-white sands of the Farquhar...
From a small factory at Chingoma Farm near Guruve, Zimbabwean chilli sauce maker Dr Trouble has begun exports to the United Kingdom, hoping to crack a sauce and condiments market forecast to grow to US$4 billion this year. Dr Trouble...
On Pinfields Farm at Ruwa, the blueberry harvest started two weeks ago, the early crop going to Woolworths shelves in South Africa, as the Zimbabwean blueberry harvest begins well ahead of South Africa. The 42 hectares of blueberries were established...
By MacDonald Dzirutwe In a backyard in Zimbabwe’s capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare’s top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis that...
In 2019, Zimbabwe was caught up in quite a spin, from the January riots, Mthuli Ncube’s policy upheavals, to the death of a dictator. Did any analyst, journalist or commentator at any one...
With a show of hands, a wealthy family have finally checked out of part of a business they built over a century ago from empty beer crates, and stolen cattle. An EGM of...
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has tempered his economic growth expectations for 2020, forecasting the economy to recover 3%, lower than his initial projection of 4.6%. The economy is still expected to shrink by 6.5% this...
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