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Team finalises Sino-Zim deals as President XI Jinping’s visit nears

Team finalises Sino-Zim deals as President XI Jinping’s visit nears

AN inter-ministerial committee chaired by Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi met in Harare yesterday to finalise several agreements to be presented to Chinese President Xi Jinping who is expected in Harare next Tuesday. The meeting also sought to put financial value to the agreements, which are being discussed within the context […]

Zimbabwe: Chinamasa’s Tough Budget Balancing Act

Zimbabwe: Chinamasa’s Tough Budget Balancing Act

FINANCE and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa presents the 2016 National Budget on Thursday amid very little inflows to Treasury due to the prevailing economic downturn. Latest statistics from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority show that revenue collected in the third quarter ended September 30 was $878,22 million against a target of […]

Drought will devastate economy

Drought will devastate economy

CLIMATOLOGISTS have warned that the El Nino weather phenomenon, caused by the warming Pacific Ocean, is expected to devastate eastern and southern African nations, including Zimbabwe, this year and in 2016. Unicef already says about 11 million children in eastern and Southern Africa are facing hunger due to one of […]