Zimbabwe needs US$34 billion to restore infrastructure

Zimbabwe needs US$34 billion to restore infrastructure

By Natalie Chiwomadzi ABOUT US$34 billion is required to restore Zimbabwe’s crumbling infrastructure in the coming decade amid calls for the government to redouble its efforts towards restoring macroeconomic stability in the country. Zimbabwe is currently leaving no stone unturned in seeking foreign direct investments and grants from global financing institutions. Infrastructure development is said to be key in Zimbabwe’s economic revival especially in its bid to attract foreign investors under the current “Open for Business” mantra that government has been singing since the coming in of the new dispensation…

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SMEs Expo preps on course

SMEs Expo preps on course

By Natalie Chiwomadzi SMEs International Expo managing director Delight Makotose says preparations for the 9th edition of the Expo are on course despite various challenges being faced in the economy. The Expo started in October 2011 with a view to give SMEs in the country and corporates an opportunity to interact and do business and possible forge partnerships. According to the FinScope MSME Zimbabwe Survey 2012, there are about 3, 5 million SMEs operating in Zimbabwe and many of them face challenges that range from lack of access to markets….

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ZOL to roll over unused data

ZOL to roll over unused data

Staff reporter LEADING internet service provider (ISP) ZOL has announced that with effect from August 1st this year, unused data will no longer expire but be rolled over to the next month. Most Zimbabweans would rush to download various things towards month-end in a bid to use up their remaining data before the expiration date; however, ZOL says there is a need for that anymore. In a statement released on its social media platform pages, ZOL advised, there was no need to rush up to use remaining data towards month…

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