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Siltation of Gwayi-Shangani dam threatens agriculture expansion in Lupane - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog);

Siltation of Gwayi-Shangani dam threatens agriculture expansion in Lupane - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)Siltation of Gwayi-Shangani dam threatens agriculture expansion in LupaneBulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)/SILTATION of Gwayi-Shangani Dam is threatening agriculture expansion at Arda Jotsholo in Lupane District as water harvesting measures are being undermined. A visit last week to the Arda Jotsholo weir built in the 1970s, showed that the dam is heavily ...and more »

Central bank targets supply side of the economy - The Zimbabwe Daily;

Central bank targets supply side of the economy - The Zimbabwe Daily

The Zimbabwe DailyCentral bank targets supply side of the economyThe Zimbabwe DailyTHE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has extended the export incentive scheme to the cotton and tourism sectors as a deliberate effort to stimulate production and generate more foreign currency. Exports have been averaging US$2,5 billion in the last four ...US dollars disappears from Zimbabwe banking systemBulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)all 2 news articles »

Ghosn's Nissan-Renault partnership feels the strain - The Australian;

Ghosn's Nissan-Renault partnership feels the strain - The Australian

The AustralianGhosn's Nissan-Renault partnership feels the strainThe AustralianIt took Carlos Ghosn nearly two decades to turn over the helm of Nissan to a successor. At 62 years old, he has far less time to check off a task he has yet to complete: put the French government in its place. Mr Ghosn's decision to step down as Nissan ...Ghosn's successor will have work to doAutomotive News (subscription) (blog)Ghosn steps aside as Nissan CEO, to focus on larger allianceNew Jersey HeraldGhosn to step down as Nissan CEO;Saikawa to take over from AprilThe Siasat DailyThe Japan Times -CarBuzz -Tdnews -SpeedLuxall 24 news articles »

CBZ profit falls, deposits up - NewsDay;

CBZ profit falls, deposits up - NewsDay

NewsDayCBZ profit falls, deposits upNewsDayCBZ Holdings saw its 2016 profit after tax dropping by 32,5% to $28,3 million from the previous year on the back of a decline in net interest income. BY BUSINESS REPORTER. In 2015, profit after tax was $35,2 million. Net interest income was down to $81 ...CBZ profit falls by a third, bank doubles TBs purchases to $766 millionNew Zimbabwe.comall 2 news articles »

MFIs cash in on informalisation - Zimbabwe Independent;

MFIs cash in on informalisation - Zimbabwe Independent

Zimbabwe IndependentMFIs cash in on informalisationZimbabwe IndependentLOCAL banks risk appetite has significantly gone down by nearly US$200 million over the past year, with Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) battling to cover the gap in what analysts say signals growing informalisation of the economy. By Fidelity Mhlanga.'We Are Private Institutions'—Banks and MFIs Heed Prime MinisterThe Cambodia Dailyall 2 news articles »

British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Price Target Increased to GBX 5500 by Analysts at BNP Paribas - Sports Perspectives;

British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Price Target Increased to GBX 5500 by Analysts at BNP Paribas - Sports Perspectives

Telegraph.co.ukBritish American Tobacco plc (BATS) Price Target Increased to GBX 5500 by Analysts at BNP ParibasSports PerspectivesBritish American Tobacco plc logo British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS) had its price target boosted by BNP Paribas from GBX 5,400 ($67.28) to GBX 5,500 ($68.53) in a research report report published on Wednesday. They currently have a neutral ...BAT bottom line down on weak consumer demandNewsDayUPDATE 3-BAT looks to double its vaping marketsNasdaqBritish American Tobacco PLC - Receive News & Ratings DailyBBNSMarketWatch -The Star, Kenya -The Herald -Winston-Salem Journalall 80 news articles »

SI 64 is good, says ex-Min: 'Needs vibrant local industry support' - Chronicle;

SI 64 is good, says ex-Min: 'Needs vibrant local industry support' - Chronicle

ChronicleSI 64 is good, says ex-Min: 'Needs vibrant local industry support'ChronicleSTATUTORY Instrument 64 of 2016 is a noble policy that needs to be supported by a vibrant domestic industry, former Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Nkosana Moyo said. In June last year Government gazetted SI 64/2016, which removed several goods ...and more »

African economies urged to form airline alliances - The Herald;

African economies urged to form airline alliances - The Herald

The HeraldAfrican economies urged to form airline alliancesThe Heraldnexus aviation KIGALI. – African governments have been urged to consider forming alliances with other airlines across the continent to maintain a strong aviation sector. The experts attending the Aviation Africa 2017 forum that opened on Wednesday in ...Rwanda targets to be the regional aviation hubThe New TimesRwanda: Major aviation summit opensafricanewsall 5 news articles »

Barclays Africa Apologizes After Bank's Role in Rand Fixing - NewsDay;

Barclays Africa Apologizes After Bank's Role in Rand Fixing - NewsDay

NewsDayBarclays Africa Apologizes After Bank's Role in Rand FixingNewsDayBarclays Africa Group Ltd. apologized for its role in a rand-fixing affair involving more than a dozen banks, saying that it alerted regulators about the practice after suspending two traders. Bloomberg. Maria Ramos (Photographer: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP ...Barclays Africa gets R12.8bn 'divorce settlement'Business Day (registration)Absa prepares for amicable divorceMoneyweb.co.zaBarclays seals split deal with African subsidiaryThe HeraldThe Standard (press release) -The Fiscal Times -Eyewitness News -The Star, Kenyaall 26 news articles »

British American Tobacco aims to double size of vaping business - Financial Times;

British American Tobacco aims to double size of vaping business - Financial Times

Financial TimesBritish American Tobacco aims to double size of vaping businessFinancial TimesCigarette maker British American Tobacco is planning a rapid expansion of its “vaping” business and has no immediate plans for further acquisitions after its $49bn deal to buy Reynolds American. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the ...and more »

Ban 'optimistic' as leaders tackle climate change in Trump shadow - Rappler;

Ban 'optimistic' as leaders tackle climate change in Trump shadow - Rappler

RapplerBan 'optimistic' as leaders tackle climate change in Trump shadowRappler(UPDATED) Ban Ki-Moon: 'I have explained at length about our expectations and our hope that... president-elect Mr Trump will hear and understand the seriousness and urgency of addressing climate change'. By Agence France-Presse. Published Tue, Nov ...Trump can save his presidency with a great deal to save the climateThe GuardianCarbon tax is the solution to climate changeNorthside SunThe Paris Agreement is bigger than Trump … isn't it?WTMANational Review -ZME Science -edie.net -Deutsche Welleall 38 news articles »

Govt leaves maize prices flat at $390 per tonne - The Zimbabwe Daily;

Govt leaves maize prices flat at $390 per tonne - The Zimbabwe Daily

The Zimbabwe DailyGovt leaves maize prices flat at $390 per tonneThe Zimbabwe DailyHARARE, – Government has pegged the prices of maize and small grains at $390 per metric tonne, same as last year, the Minister of Agriculture Joseph Made told Parliament on Wednesday. Zimbabwe, a former regional breadbasket turned perennial food ...and more »

BAT eyes recovery - The Herald;

BAT eyes recovery - The Herald

The HeraldBAT eyes recoveryThe HeraldBRITISH American Tobacco Zimbabwe expects to build on the growth momentum that started in the second half of the year to recover from a 25 percent revenue decline recorded in the full year to December 2016. Driven by a decrease in sales volumes, ...BAT after-tax profit down 45 pct on weak salesThe Zimbabwe DailyBritish American Tobacco Malaysia: Shift To Asset-Light Business Model Underappreciated Amidst Industry WoesSeeking Alphaall 4 news articles »

New world demands new economic policies from Africa - The Herald;

New world demands new economic policies from Africa - The Herald

BizNis AfricaNew world demands new economic policies from AfricaThe HeraldChina has for the past 30 years witnessed the most remarkable economic transformation which has driven by the private sector. According to official statistics, economic growth has averaged 10percent over the past three decades. National income has been ...Africa: Economic Growth - Vital Trends to Watch in AfricaAllAfrica.comWhat's driving Africa's growth?BizNis Africaall 3 news articles »

Mechanisation vital to sustain agric performance - The Herald;

Mechanisation vital to sustain agric performance - The Herald

The HeraldMechanisation vital to sustain agric performanceThe HeraldMechanisation is becoming a critical part of agricultural transformation in Zimbabwe. While policy makers see the potential of irrigation schemes and big dams like Kunzvi and Tokwe-Mukosi, the majority of smallholder farmers are keen to use their local ...Connected Agriculture Market to Reflect Impressive Growth Rate During 2017 – 2027 – Persistence Market ResearchSatellite PR News (press release)all 2 news articles »