Tourism sector racks in US$19 million

Tourism sector racks in US$19 million

By Michael Gwarisa THE tourism industry racked in US$19 million in revenue in 2016 at the back of a peaceful environment that was ushered in by a partnership between the tourism industry and the  Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP),  Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Chief Executive Dr Karikoga Kaseke has said. Despite the tourism sector having faced a myriad of challenges in recent years, the sector managed to record a steady growth in arrivals recording 2,167,686 arrivals, 5 percent up from 2,056,588 received in 2015. “The sector also registered an estimated US$819…

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Government endorses Show Societies Association

Government endorses Show Societies Association

By Michael Gwarisa THE Zimbabwean government has thrown its weight behind the newly launched National Association of Agricultural Show Societies in Zimbabwe (NAASZ) which is set to bring sanity and relevance to show societies dotted around the country. In a speech read on his behalf, Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development minister Dr Joseph Made said the association has come at a time when government was pushing the national food and nutrition drive through various initiatives. “My ministry is committed and is actively spearheading initiatives to ensure food and nutrition security…

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