Morgan & CO. unveils exciting investment app

Morgan & CO. unveils exciting investment app

By Malcolm Meja   SECURITIES firm Morgan & Co yesterday launched a research and trading application, which seeks to simplify the investment space through cutting-edge, in depth research content in Zimbabwe’s securities and trading landscape. The app offers interaction between capital markets and investors. Additionally it has informative information about securities trading on the Morgan & Co Tv embedded in the app. The all in one digital platform will be a huge disruption in the digital age for investors, stockbrokers, traders and listed firms in the country. It is expected…

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Technites launches digital platform for skilled professionals

Technites launches digital platform for skilled professionals

By Staff reporter TECH firm, Technites Africa has launched an innovative digital platform, which offers on-demand services that instantly connect customers to service providers such as highly skilled individuals, SMEs and Corporates. Technites Chief Operating Officer (COO) Rahul Patel said the platform will help address high unemployment, by providing an opportunity for professionals to find work more efficiently. “The biggest challenge Africa faces is extremely high unemployment among its youth and most skilled professionals who have found themselves struggling to find any work in the formal and informal sectors of…

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ZIG to host smart cities conference.

ZIG to host smart cities conference.

By Malcolm Meja THE Zimbabwe institute of Geomatics (ZIG) will be hosting a two-day conference in Harare to deliberate on achieving the sustainable development goal 11 that promotes urban centers using geomatics technology. The two-day conference will focus on issues that seek to promote smart cities. Local Government, Public Works and National Housing minister Honorable July Moyo is set to deliver the keynote address. Delegates drawn from several tech firms, research centres, financial houses, and tertiary institutes will attend the conference. In an exclusive interview ZIG deputy secretary general Simbarashe…

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$150mln R.G Mugabe airport development project on course

$150mln R.G Mugabe airport development project on course

By Tendai Sahondo The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) says the R.G. Mugabe International Airport Development Project is progressing well despite the numerous challenges bedevilling the economy. When complete, the airport will have increased capacity to handle up to 6 million passengers per annum from the current 2.5 million with a bigger terminal building and additional aero-bridges to accommodate new critical aircraft like the B777s, B787s. In an update availed to The Business Connect, CAAZ said The project will also incorporate extension and refurbishment of the International terminal building,…

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Pollution averse to tourism: EMA

Pollution averse to tourism: EMA

  By Tendai Sahondo The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) says pollution presents a major threat to the preservation and promotion of the country’s tourism legacy Speaking at the sidelines of the ongoing Sanganai/Hlanganani Tourism Expo, EMA Communications officer, Joyce Shingai Chapungu said EMA is tackling the pollution scourge, thereby enhancing the country’s charm to continue attracting tourists from far and wide. “As EMA, our mandate is to ensure the sustainable use of natural resources and prevent pollution. Prevention of pollution is critical to the tourism industry as no tourist wants…

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NHS: your hostess on the ground

NHS: your hostess on the ground

National Handling Services (NHS) flew Zimbabwe’s flag high at the just ended Sanganai/Hlanganani Tourism expo which was recently held at the ZITF grounds in Bulawayo under the theme ‘Africa’s Premier Business Exchange.’ The event came soon after the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa commissioned a dry port in Walvis bay Namibia, appointing National Handling Services as the management company to handle the dry port. The development has seen NHS which is mostly known for offering aviation ground services, diversifying into the relatively new territory of marine handling, a move…

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HIH Zimbabwe promoting cultural tourism through women empowerment

HIH Zimbabwe promoting cultural tourism through women empowerment

By Tourism Reporter   HAND In Hand (HIH) Zimbabwe is playing a pivotal role in the preservation of the country’s cultural heritage by empowering rural women with skills that have a direct impact on their livelihoods and the tourism sector at large. Speaking in an interview at the sidelines of the on-going Sanganai/Hlanganani tourism Expo, Hand In Hand Business Development Manager, Lindani Maphosa said the non-profit organisation is promoting tourism through its poverty alleviation programs. “We really appreciate the cultural development of the tourism sector which we are promoting through…

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All set for Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo

All set for Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo

By Natalie Chiwomadzi ALL is set for this year’s SANGANAI/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo, which is famed for connecting local tourism brands with buyers from across the world. This year’s edition will run from the 12th to the 14th of September at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre in Bulawayo. Addressing a press conference yesterday, ZTA acting Chief Executive Officer, Givemore Chidzidzi said the arrival of buyers in the country marks the beginning of the expo. “Sanganai/Hlanganani has already started with the arrival of the first batch of international buyers in the…

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Introducing a new currency was Zimbabwe’s only viable option

Introducing a new currency was Zimbabwe’s only viable option

By Prof Mthuli Ncube Zimbabwe, the country I serve as finance minister, has been in the news for restricting the use of the US dollar and other international currencies as legal tender. Why would we want to return to our own currency, given such recent, home-made, experience of monetary turmoil? The answer can be found in our recent history. Following hyperinflation at the close of 2009, and to stem the instability produced by bad governance and fiscal ill-discipline, a mixture of other nations’ bills — the US dollar, British pound,…

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SIRDC to manufacture vaccines locally

SIRDC to manufacture vaccines locally

By Staff Reporter THE Government of Zimbabwe has assigned the the Zimbabwe Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC) to produce livestock vaccines for the nation, SIRDC CEO, Roby Mafoti has said. Speaking at the Annual National Agribusiness Conference (ANAC), Mafoti said the country will have the first vaccines by the end of the year. “It is important to note that Zimbabwe already has capacity to produce and formulate some of the vaccines of national economic importance as proven at the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS).Government has taken a…

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