Zimplats, the country’s largest platinum miner, is to go into full production this month following the commissioning of its fourth mining fleet, according to its quarterly report for the period ending March released this week.
Indian tyre giant Apollo Tyres this week formally acquired Dunlop Tyres International, the parent company of Dunlop Zimbabwe, but there is likely to be no immediate relief for the beleaguered local manufacturer because its problems are largely internal.
The Bulawayo City Council chamber was turned into a circus last week when two councillors refused to leave after being ordered to do so by the executive mayor, Japhet Ndabeni-Ncube, during a heated debate on whether the council should hire lawyers to recover billions it is owed by the government and residents or not.
The Bulawayo City Council is to repossess more than 30 industrial stands most of which were allocated to beneficiaries more than five years ago because they have failed to utilise the stands.
Religious leaders in Bulawayo will be holding a thanksgiving ceremony tomorrow to thank God for the good rains this season.