Clan, which has just changed its shareholding with locals taking over a majority stake, says it has embarked on a major upgrading of its fleet and depot infrastructure to refocus on its core business of collection and delivery.
The food security situation in Mashonaland continued to improve while that in Matebeleland and parts of Midlands and Masvingo, which had already experienced three consecutive years of poor harvests, was worsening, the food security report of the Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWSNet) for the period ending May says.
The relaxation of price controls has seen some of the basic commodities that disappeared off the shelves when the government introduced strict price controls coming back.
Zimbabwe has increased the selling price of the staple maize from Z$9 600 to Z$211 756 a tonne and that of wheat from Z$30 100 to Z$336 584.
Rio Tinto’s gold production dropped by almost half from 2 097 kgs in 2001 to 1 182 kgs last year and it looks the trend has not changed.