Zim to lose US$1billion tourism receipts due to COVID-19

By Staff Writer Zimbabwe’s tourism sector could lose up to US$1billion in revenue as tourist arrivals into the southern African nation are expected to decline by up to 85% due to COVID-19, a senior government official has said. The country’s tourism industry has been named as one of the hardest hit sectors following the outbreak …

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Zim to lose US$1billion tourism receipts due to COVID-19

By Staff Writer Zimbabwe’s tourism sector could lose up to US$1billion in revenue as tourist arrivals into the southern African nation are expected to decline by up to 85% due to COVID-19, a senior government official has said. The country’s tourism industry has been named as one of the hardest hit sectors following the outbreak …

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Debt relief could save Zim firms post-COVID-19, says ZNCC

By Staff Writer Zimbabwe companies are in need of debt restructuring and re-negotiations on property rentals to extricate themselves from the after-shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official representing the country’s commerce has said. Chris Mugaga, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC)CEO said, the best stimulus the country needs is a three-phased approach which includes …

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Debt relief could save Zim firms post-COVID-19, says ZNCC

By Staff Writer Zimbabwe companies are in need of debt restructuring and re-negotiations on property rentals to extricate themselves from the after-shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official representing the country’s commerce has said. Chris Mugaga, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC)CEO said, the best stimulus the country needs is a three-phased approach which includes …

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ZNCC pushes for partial lockdown, as local firms lose over ZW$5m during lockdown

By Staff Writer More than a quarter of Zimbabwe’s businesses could have lost up to ZW$5 million each in potential revenue since the government announced a 21-day lockdown to slow down the spread of COVID-19, a new study by the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) has shown. Zimbabwe enforced a national lockdown on Monday …

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Here is what the Environmental Committee found about wetland depletion in Harare

REPORT OF THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM ON WETLAND MANAGEMENT HON. CHINANZVAVANA:  Thank you, Hon. Speaker Sir.  I move the motion standing in my name: That this House takes note of the Report of the Portfolio Committee on Environment and Tourism on Wetland Management.    HON. CHINANZVAVANA:  Thank you, Mr Speaker Sir.  I move to present Report …

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New Life Church is building on wetland, without permit from Council, Parly told

The Portfolio Committee on Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry has told Parliament that New Life Ministries is building a church in a wetland in Eastlea without a permit from the city council. The revelation is contained in the committee report on the destruction of wetlands in Harare which came after the committee was invited for …

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