COVID-19: American Airlines cut 19 000 jobs amid travel slump

American Airlines has said it will cut 19 000 jobs in October when a government wage support scheme extended to airlines during the pandemic comes to an end. The reductions…

President Mnangagwa launches the National Agribusiness Conference

By ZBC Reporter President Emmerson Mnangagwa launched the National Agribusiness Conference this Wednesday morning in Harare. In his remarks, the President encouraged farmers to utilise all the productive land in…

Tobacco auctioning closes this Friday

By Tendai Munengwa The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board has set the 28th of this month as the date when tobacco auctioning will be closed, but said contract tobacco sales…

Zim dollar exchange rate to US dollar now at 83.40

By ZBC Reporter The United States dollar will for the next one week sell at 83.40 Zimbabwe dollars following the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe foreign currency auction system conducted this…

KFC removes “finger-lickin’ good” tagline amid the coronavirus pandemic

By BBC News Global fast-food giant KFC has temporarily removed its “Finger-Lickin’ Good” slogan given the current hygiene advice because of the coronavirus pandemic, citing health concerns. “We find ourselves…

Zimbabwe encouraged to explore non-commercial wildlife products trade

By Luckmore Safuli Zimbabwe has been encouraged to explore various options to fund conservation efforts including maximizing on the opportunities under non-commercial wildlife products trade. Almost a year after Southern…

Mukozhiwa appears in court after defrauding ZIMRA of $100k

By ZBC Reporter A clearing agent who allegedly defrauded Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) of more than US$ 100 000 by altering import documents has appeared before a Mutare court. 34-year-old…

Japan runs out of credit card numbers amid online shopping boom

BY The Guardian TOKYO- Japan is running out of credit card numbers amid a surge in online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic. This comes after the country’s credit card companies…

Pearson appoints new CEO

LONDON- Global education publisher, Pearson, has appointed former Walt Disney executive, Andy Bird, as its next chief executive officer, CEO. Bird, who was chairman of Walt Disney International until 2018,…

RBZ continues to strengthen financial sector reforms

By ZBC Reporter THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe(RBZ) continues to strengthen the financial sector through coordinated reforms especially around mobile money platforms. Following the identification of the sources of the…