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Government says it will punish retailers who are unnecessarily hiking prices. Addressing residents in Chipinge yesterday, President Emerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabweans to shun traders charging exorbitant prices. In recent weeks businesses have been wantonly increasingly prices of commodities citing movements in the exchange rate instead of predicating adjustments on inflation trends. President Mnangagwa was in […]

Gold deliveries to Zimbabwe’s sole gold buyer Fidelity Printers and Refiners fell by 20 percent to 10,8 tonnes in the first five months of 2019 from 13.59 tonnes during the same period last year resulting from suspected smuggling and crippling foreign currency and power shortages. Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR) general manager Fradreck Kunaka revealed that […]

Small business owners and consumers in the Great Dyke have called for better education on Statutory Instrument 142, which brought back the Zimbabwe dollar as they are currently relying on hear-say. In separate interview with Great Dyke News Reporter Stephen Mawarire entrepreneurs and consumers said they are waiting for new Zimdollar notes while others said […]

The Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Minerals Workers’ Union (ZDAMWU) says it has not changed its position on the remuneration of  diamond mine workers in US dollars because the industry’s products are sold in similar currency. In a telephone interview with Great dyke News’ Steven Mawarire, ZDAMWU Secretary General Justice Chinhema said the union’s position in […]

Zimbabwe Electricty Supply Authority (ZESA)  has dismissed reports circulating on social media claiming that the power utility is set to effect a 300% hike on power tariffs. In a telephone interview with great Dyke news reporter Tatenda Gwezuva, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmition and Distribution Company  Spokesperson , Fullard Gwasira said the power company stands guided by […]

Small Scale and Artisanal miners have called on mining authorities to review operation fees on taxes and license to put to halt the one size fits all approach which has seen their fee payment being almost equivalent to those of medium scale hence derailing their growth. Speaking to Great Dyke News reporter Fadzai Munodawafa, artisanal […]

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) says it hopes the partnership it has Fidelity printers will protect miners from the challenges of the past which include wanton arrest among other things. Speaking to Great Dyke News, ZMF Secretary General, Morgan Mugawu said miners will get identity cards and they will be expected to produce at least three […]

Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development Polite Kambamura says at the moment, government is seized with the process of drafting a policy that will speak specifically to the chrome-mining sub-sector.Speaking to delegates at a consultative meeting for stakeholders in the chrome-mining sector Deputy Minister Kambamura says the new policy will ensure the country releases a […]

The Zimbabwe Teachers Association says the June teachers’ salaries have failed to meet the basic commodity prices and teachers are failing to take care of their families. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News, Zimbabwe Teachers Association President, Richard Gundani said stakeholders in the education sector should come up with a rescue strategy to keep […]


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