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New fast food outlet opens

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The Chronicle Midlands Reporter   A NEW world class fast food outlet, Steak ‘n Chips has been opened in Gweru, a major investment set to increase competition in the sector.  The former Size Butchery was converted into a state-of-the-art outlet whose services by far surpass its competitors and older players.  The outlet opened its doors […]

Belarus ready for more economic cooperation

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The Chronicle Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Reporter BELARUS, making its maiden appearance at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), yesterday expressed readiness to discuss opportunities for increased economic co-operation with Zimbabwe. Senior specialist in the foreign exhibition department of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ms Slava Shevchuk, said the products they were showcasing were from […]

Lancashire Steel deal collapses

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The Chronicle Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent A DEAL in which Indian firm, Whinstone Enterprises, was set to pour in funding into Lancashire Steel in a joint venture arrangement, has crumbled after the firm failed to follow laid down Government procedure. The two parties signed an agreement in July last year, with the Indian investor expected to […]

Autoworld Zim launches new Isuzu

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The Chronicle Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Reporter MOTOR vehicle dealer, Autoworld Zimbabwe, yesterday launched a new Isuzu D-MAX vehicle in Bulawayo and targets to sell about 500 units by the end of the year. The vehicle was launched at the ongoing Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF).  Speaking at the launch Autoworld business development manager, Mr Piet […]

Government scales up reform agenda: OPC

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The Chronicle Auxilia Katongomara, Business Reporter GOVERNMENT through the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) is scaling up its economic reform agenda to create an attractive investment climate and inclusive development path to achieve Vision 2030. Senior principal director in the Department of Public Affairs and Knowledge Management in the OPC, Ambassador Mary Mubi, said […]

Government to increase potato production

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The Chronicle Harare Bureau Government is working on plans to introduce potato production into its Command Agriculture programme, Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri has said. Speaking during a tour of Hwedza and Igava farms in Mashonaland East last week, Minister Shiri said potato production would sustain the country since reduced yields […]

China’s Tsingshan expands plans for Zimbabwe steel plant

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HARARE, April 23 (Reuters) – China’s Tsingshan Holding Group has expanded its plans for a steel plant in Zimbabwe to include a power plant and a lithium concession, Zimbabwe’s Mines Minister Winston Chitando said on Tuesday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is trying to woo foreign investors, especially in mining, as part of efforts to revive […]

JUST IN: Bulawayo Agricultural Show suffers 20 percent participation drop

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The Chronicle Pamela Shumba, Senior Reporter THE 2019 Bulawayo Agricultural Show has suffered a 20 percent drop in participation compared to last year as a result of drought conditions experienced in the 2018/19 season, an official said. The annual agricultural exhibition is being held concurrently with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), which kicked off […]

2020 Democrats Clash Over Impeachment, Felons’ Right to Vote

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MANCHESTER, N.H. —  California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep divisions in a party desperate to end the Trump presidency. Harris’ unexpected support for impeachment follows Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s push for […]