Networking key to success

Networking key to success

By Edward Mukaro BUTTRESSING her business on a firmly networking base and the blessing of an eagle’s eye enabled Angelina Nyatanga to launch her deeply rooted business, fulfilling her passionate teenage hood vision. Her early life at home and later as lessons of life, which clearly began from home and nurtured at Regina Mundi High school, in Gweru, have spurred ‘Angie’ to where she is now, as a businesswomen who is running a flourishing Information Communication and Technology company (1995) – a firm she founded in earnest – in her…

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From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

By Edward Mukaro IMAGINE a business that empowers and benefits not only the founder, but also communities, through a dynamic and well-polished structure, which is inclusive and promotes local rural women to improve livelihoods of their families. Such is the vision that has brought Divine Pro Skin Clinic and Beauty Spa director Providence Moyo into the international business arena. The beautician and entrepreneur, who was inspired by her rural background runs her business out of a passion to rid the increase in illegal trade in skin and hair products that…

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From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

By Edward Mukaro IMAGINE a business that empowers and benefits not only the founder, but also communities, through a dynamic and well-polished structure, which is inclusive and promotes local rural women to improve livelihoods of their families. Such is the vision that has brought Divine Pro Skin Clinic and Beauty Spa director Providence Moyo into the international business arena. The beautician and entrepreneur, who was inspired by her rural background runs her business out of a passion to rid the increase in illegal trade in skin and hair products that…

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ZHRC questions state of preparedness, as government readies schools reopening

ZHRC questions state of preparedness, as government readies schools reopening

By Wellington Zimbowa GOVERNMENT’s unilateral quest to speed up schools reopening for the second term – following last term’s halt of classes, due to Covid- 19, despite widespread criticism in the wake of revelations that sparked fears of the nation’s ability to curb the spike of the highly infectious pandemic, has unsettled the constitutional human rights watchdog. As teachers drag government to the courts, following an unsuccessful petition to the parent Cain Mathema primary and education ministry for the haste school reopening move, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has…

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Zimre posts 6% decline in portfolio void levels

Zimre posts 6% decline in portfolio void levels

By Wellington Zimbowa ZIMRE Property Investments Limited posted a 6 percent (%) decline in portfolio void levels, in the year ended 31 December 2019 in comparison to the same period in the previous trading year, where portfolio void levels stood at 28 percent against the current one of 22 percent. However, Dawn Properties is standing the heat of the repressive macro-economic environment posting recognised positives. “…business unit continued to be resilient despite a tough operating environment in the property management arena, driven by increased voids…” The company however faced a…

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Slackening in public transport systems exposes millions to Covid- 19

Slackening in public transport systems exposes millions to Covid- 19

COMMENT RESIDENTS in the country have had a tough time in as far as getting to work on time is concerned, due to transport challenges, in the wake of government’s ban on privately owned commuter omnibuses, amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sensing the hardships of the general worker, who commutes to and from work, weekly, government invited omnibus owners to join the ZUPCO family by using the franchise, an arrangement with some operators refusing, probably leading authorities to increase the carrying capacity of ZUPCO buses and kombis, alike….

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Misplaced priorities endangering lives

Misplaced priorities endangering lives

By Edward Mukaro and Simbarashe Musaki CHITUNGWIZA residents have implored government to walk the talk by constructing the once hyped Muda Dam in Mahusekwa, Mashonaland East with fears of a looming health time bomb due to erratic water supplies as the town mainly relies on the City of Harare for the golden liquid. Chitungwiza, a satellite town of Harare does not have its own water treatment plant; therefore it relies on Harare’s Prince Edward Water Treatment Plant, which was rehabilitated under ZimFund Phase I. Speaking in an interview with The…

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Breaking Barriers: Marah Hativagoni

Breaking Barriers: Marah Hativagoni

By Edward Mukaro UNPERTURBED by the prospect of being surrounded and leading male colleagues in the business world, coupled by a desire cast in stone to never leave a stone unturned, Codchem (Pvt) Limited co-founder and Managing Director Marah Hativagone represents the modern businesswoman, who has used her business acumen and passion to work her way up the ladder to be counted amongst the whose who of today’s captains of industry, in Zimbabwe. Many know Marah as the first black woman to be appointed the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce…

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