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August 2019

Updated: ZIMSEC June 2019 A Level And O Level Results Are Out, Check Them Online

By |2019-08-17T08:28:58+02:00August 16th, 2019|

The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has announced that the June 2019 ‘O’ and ‘A’ results out. This year ZIMSEC introduced a results portal. This means you can view them online right now. To do so please visit either of the following links:

Follow the instructions on that page to create an account and login to view […]

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July 2019

Riverton Academy’s Fees Hike Goes Viral On Social Media

By |2019-07-30T07:12:16+02:00July 30th, 2019|

A letter from Riverton Academy, an elite school in Masvingo has set tongues wagging as it proposes eye-popping figures for next term’s fees.

Dear Parent,s/IGuardiatifs, RE: TERM 3 2019 AND AUGUST VACATION FEES

In view of Statutory Instrument (SI) 42 of 2019 in which the Zimbabwean dollar was made the sole legal tender in […]

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Zimbabwe’s Inflation Now Just Under 200%

By |2019-07-17T07:45:34+02:00July 17th, 2019|

According to ZIMSTAT, the government agency tasked with coming up with statistics in Zimbabwe, the annual inflation rate rose to 175% up from 97% in May.

This is the highest inflation rate we have had in Zimbabwe ever since we adopted the multicurrency system. A system which the government has since ditched as they embraced […]

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Harare City Council Hikes Clamping Fines By 1 000%

By |2019-07-12T08:48:15+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Harare City council have made an eye-popping adjustment to clamping fees in their latest supplementary budget which was approved and adopted yesterday.

Clamping fees were increased by 1 000% and from now onwards light vehicles will have to pay fees of $500 ZWL instead of the current $40. If your vehicle is towed away instead, […]

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Zimbabwe Needs US$34 Billion To Restore Infrastructure-AfDB

By |2019-07-12T08:28:26+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Over the past two decades, Zimbabwe’s infrastructure has hardly seen any investment. According to an AfDB economist, Zimbabwe will require US$34 billion over the next decade to restore its road, rail, aviation, energy, ICT and water and sanitation infrastructure to proper working condition.

AfDB’s principal country economist, Walter Odero while speaking at the […]

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Want To Stop Climate Change? Easy, Just Plant 1 Trillion Trees

By |2019-07-12T08:20:57+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Climate change continues to take its toll on the world with poor countries like our beloved Zimbabwe being the hardest hit. The 2018-19 drought alone has already left 5.7 million Zimbabweans facing starvation.

Swiss scientists think they have an infallible solution to it all. They have published it in the Science Mag journal. All […]

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Civil Servants Threaten To Strike Over Poor Remuneration

By |2019-07-12T08:05:28+02:00July 12th, 2019|

With the cost of living rising up on a daily basis, civil servants have borne the brunt of it all. Recently the government offered civil servants a $97 hardship allowance which they rejected as too little.

Civil servants have been on record for asking for pay hikes of around $4 000 ZWL.

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Government Wants To Hike ZESA Tariffs And Fuel Prices Soon

By |2019-07-12T07:54:37+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has revealed is now amenable to an immediate power tariff increase, after being initially against the idea. This means that the government could end up increasing ZESA tariffs soon.

The Finance Minister said this during an event hosted by Newsday founder Trevor Ncube:

The power situation […]

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Ditch The Black Market, As The Intermarket Rate Exceeds Black Market Rates

By |2019-07-03T06:57:17+02:00July 3rd, 2019|

Last week on Monday when Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 was introduced the US dollar was trading at around $13 against the RTGS dollar of late the Zimbabwean Dollar. That is according to Zimbollar and Marketwatch.

The rate took a wild tumble as panicked sellers rushed to ditch the dollar. Black market dealers took […]

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