Lockdown knocks Government purse

Takudzwa Chihambakwe Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Finance permanent secretary, George Guvamatanga has revealed that revenue inflows into government coffers dipped during the lock-down period as a result of reduced traffic at ports of entry. Guvamatanga said this dip will however, not stop Government from carrying out its mandate. He was responding to questions from participants during […]

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Zimbabwe’s Fuel Prices go up

ZTN Correspondent THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has hiked the price of petrol and diesel with effect from today (Friday). In a circular, the energy petroleum watchdog said petrol will retail at ZWL$104.82 from ZWL$99.35. while the pump price for diesel will be ZWL$105.58 from ZWL$100.91. The USD prices for petrol and diesel changed […]

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Zim Hikes Fuel Prices

ZTN Correspondent THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has hiked the price of petrol and diesel with effect from today. In a circular, the energy regulator said petrol will retail at ZWL$99.35 from ZWL$97.44 while the pump price for diesel will be ZWL$100.91 from ZWL$97.24. The USD prices for petrol and diesel changed from $1.19 […]

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21-year-old in love with the soil

Kimberleigh Jiro. For most young girls from disadvantaged communities in Zimbabwe droppingout of school at an early age puts an end to any prospects of a better life.  A good number of them turn to early marriage as a gateway out of poverty and some even opt for sex work. According to the Research Advocacy Unit, in Zimbabwe, 31% of girls are married before […]

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Popular Zim businessman ‘Ginimbi’ dies in car crash

ZTN Correspondent Flamboyant Zimbabwean businessman Genius Kadungure is reported to have died in a car accident in Borrowdale, Harare early Sunday morning.  The cause of the accident is still unclear. Zimbabwe Republic Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi was not available for comment. But one of the businessman’s close associates told ZTN: “Yes it’s true; […]

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