MPs had initially agreed to a Hilux Twin Cab: Mthuli

MPs had initially agreed to a Hilux Twin Cab: Mthuli

Extracted from Parliament Hansard:   Committee of Supply Main estimates of expenditure First Order read: Committee of Supply 2019: Main Estimates of Expenditure. House in Committee Vote 1 – Office of the President and Cabinet – US$294 700 000 put and agreed to On Vote 2 – Parliament of Zimbabwe – US$101 013 000: HON. CHIKWINYA: Thank you, Chairperson. I rise to make submissions on Vote 2 – Parliament. The first critical issue is that this Vote does not support the capacitation of Parliament in the first manner that number…

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Japan to continue promoting IP protection

Japan to continue promoting IP protection

By Daniel Chigundu THE government of Japan says it is looking at continuing its efforts of helping Africa in the area of promoting investments and protection of Intellectual Property (IP) as part the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) program. TICAD was launched by Japan as a multilateral and open forum that generates innovative discussions on African development and during the 6th edition of the program held in Nairobi Kenya in 2016, Japan announced that it would provide training to 1,000 people over a period of three years between…

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ZITF begins 2019 preparations

ZITF begins 2019 preparations

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE International Trade Fair Company (ZITF) has begun preparation for the 2019 edition of the country’s premier business exhibition scheduled for 23-27th of April. The 2019 edition of ZITF will be 60th consecutive edition and will be running under the theme “Propagating Industrial Growth through Trade and Investment” Addressing the media at the ZITF 2019 marketing campaign launch, Minister of Industry and Commerce Nqobizitha Ndlovu said his ministry is pleased that preparations for the fair have begun and called on companies to take the opportunity through participation….

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Van Hoogstraten sees hope in ED

Van Hoogstraten sees hope in ED

By Daniel Chigundu BUSINESS tycoon Nicholas Van Hoogstraten says he supports the new dispensation policy on opening the country for business. Since his inception in November 2017, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has made it clear that Zimbabwe is open for business and is willing to engage with investors from any country. Speaking on the sidelines of the Parliamentary Portfolio on Mines, Van Hoog said change cannot take place in a month but needs time and that the new dispensation has good intentions. “I believe and support that Zimbabwe is open for…

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