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World Bank to lend US$50bn to Sub-Saharan Africa, realigns the continent

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The Chronicle Business Reporter THE World Bank’s Sub-Saharan Africa regional portfolio will now be managed by two vice presidents, covering Western and Central and Eastern and Southern Africa, respectively for increased country operational focus. Ousmane Diagana will join as vice president for Western and Central Africa while Hafez Ghanem becomes vice president for Eastern and Southern […]

Zimbabwe Man Shot by Chinese Employer Disabled, Looking for Compensation

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BULAWAYO —  A 39-year-old man, Kenneth Tachiona, who was shot and seriously injured by a Chinese while he was demanding payment of his salary in United States dollars, says he wants to be compensated as he is now disabled. In an exclusive interview with VOA Studio 7, Tachiona said his family will struggle to survive […]

Zimra dismisses Beitbridge strike rumour

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The Chronicle Thupeyo Muleya, Beitbridge Bureau THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has dismissed claims circulating on social media platforms that its operations at Beitbridge had come to a stand still with customs officers reportedly on a go slow. There was anxiety among importers and exporters for the better part of the day with the news […]

Poor rains, power cuts strain Ariston Holdings’ irrigation capacity

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The Chronicle Business Reporter AGRO-INDUSTRIAL concern, Ariston Holdings, says utilisation of its irrigation capacity has been largely constrained by power cuts and below normal rains received in the previous season and incessant power cuts. In its financial statement for the half year ended March 31, 2020, Ariston Holdings said the use of generators for irrigation […]

Econet launches first low-cost KaiOS-enabled 3G phone in Zimbabwe

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The Chronicle Business Reporter ECONET Wireless has partnered with KaiOS Technologies, a leading maker of mobile operating systems for feature smart phones, to  launch the ‘Atom 3G’ phone – the country’s first 3G smart feature phone, that is set to help millions of Zimbabweans to access the Internet and become digitally included. Announcing the launch, […]

Does Wearing a Mask Pose Any Health Risks?

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Does wearing a mask pose any health risks? No, not for most people. Babies and toddlers should not wear masks because they could suffocate. The same goes for anyone who has trouble removing a mask without help. Others can wear masks without risking their health, according to experts, despite false rumors to the contrary. In […]