FAW invests US$20m in Byo plant

FAW invests US$20m in Byo plant

By Ndafadza Madanha CHINESE motor vehicle manufacturer FAW plans to open a US$20m assembly plant in Bulawayo by year end as international investors continue to warm up to the country. According to Henry Madovi an official with FAW the assembly plant will create over 100 jobs and plant equipment is already on its way from China. He said the plant will be dedicated to assembling heavy motor vehicles as the company anticipates a spike in the country’s infrastructure and transportation projects. “We shall be assembling buses and trucks from Bulawayo by the…

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Labour Minister snub Workers Day

Labour Minister snub Workers Day

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has raised concern over the decision by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to snub Worker’s Day (May Day) celebrations since last year. The decision to snub the event could be emanating from the fact that ZCTU has largely been associated with opposition politics and is also credited for giving birth to MDC-T in 1999. Zanu PF which is currently in the government formed its own trade union called the Zimbabwe Federation of Trade Unions which was once led by…

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