AfDB okays three-year Zim plan

By Stanley James The African Development Bank (AfDB) board of directors has approved a three-year strategic plan for Zimbabwe, focusing on the revival of the mining, agriculture and the Small…

Zimbabwe and Zambia seek to unlock value from mining rights held by PAMDC

By Luckmore Safuli Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa have resolved to adopt urgent interventions to fully operationalise the Pan-African Mining Development Corporation (PAMDC) and manage it in the best interest…

UK queen has to step into debate over Philip’s funeral outfits: media

BRITAIN’S Queen Elizabeth has stepped in to settle a problem over what senior royals should wear to her husband’s funeral, because of concerns about whether Prince Harry and Prince Andrew…

UK to spend $1.4bn to cut carbon emissions from industry

Aljazeera – The United Kingdom says it plans to invest one billion pounds ($1.39bn) to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals as part of wider “green revolution” designed to…

Allied Timbers to construct a sawmill in Cashel Valley

By Kenias Chivuzhe State-owned timber giant, Allied Timbers, is targeting to increase production capacity by over 86 percent this year following a capital injection of US$19.8 million towards the construction…

Zim has perfect business operating environment – Caledonia Mining Corporation

By ZBC Reporter Zimbabwe’s business environment has received positive reviews from an international mining giant, Caledonia Mining Corporation, whose subsidiary firm, Blanket Mine is involved in extensive gold exploration in…

Buy Zimbabwe optimistic to achieve 85 percent local content threshold in 3 years

By Owen Mandovha The Government has taken a keen interest in the Buy Zimbabwe initiative with the focus on spearheading increased uptake and production of local products. One of the…

Shell in Nigeria: Polluted communities ‘can sue in English courts’

BBC – The UK Supreme Court has ruled that polluted Nigerian communities can sue oil giant Shell in English courts. The decision is a victory for the communities after a…

Nestle rides on economic stability in Zim to expand

BY Owen Mandovha Capacity utilisation in the manufacturing sector is going up on the back of economic stability in the country with companies investing in increasing production. Manufacturing companies are…

Shortage of mining consumables affecting gold output

By Sifiso Sibanda The small-scale gold mining sector has lamented the shortage of key consumables which is affecting the production of the yellow metal. Gold mining remains key to the…