Tourism needs stronger links to grow: Pololikashvili

Tourism needs stronger links to grow: Pololikashvili

By Daniel Chigundu UNWTO secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili has called for stronger links between public and private players in the tourism sector so that people on the continent can benefit greatly. Players in the tourism sector have been blamed for failing to work together for example on sharing data and research but rather preferring to compete on almost everything, a development which is reportedly affecting the growth of the tourism sector in Africa. Lack of growth in the tourism sector also affects the creation of tourism jobs and also has…

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No money for fuel marking: ZERA

No money for fuel marking: ZERA

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) says the country has not yet started implementing fuel marking owing to lack of funds for the project. Fuel marking which has been on the cards for a long time now is one of the ways in which government can flush out issues of rampant fuel smuggling which are reportedly depriving the country of import duty and other fuel related taxes. It is reported that some companies are smuggling fuel into the country and avoiding paying of duty purporting that it is…

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Magenga scoops prestigious award

Magenga scoops prestigious award

By Staff Reporter PUBLISHER of the Business Connect Blessing Magenga scooped the outstanding business leader of the year (2018) at a glittering MegaFest leadership awards ceremony yesterday. Magenga is the founder of the Business Connect a weekly Business Publication and the SMEs International Expo. In its citation Megafest said the award was in recognition of her astute and clarity of details. Speaking on the sidelines of the ceremony Magenga said she felt greatly honored and paid tribute to her staff and family for the support. “I’m grateful for the award and…

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