Tinashe Makichi

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Seed Co muscled out of Pfumvudza

The development comes amid reports that Zimbabwe is facing a serious shortage of seed ahead of the 2022/23 farming season .
By Sydney Kawadza and Tinashe Makichi Sep. 2, 2022

Mystery buyer of diamonds outed

THE Zimbabwean government has reportedly given preference to Belarusian diamond buyers to snap-up the gems under unclear circumstances.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tinashe Makichi Sep. 16, 2022

Cartels bay for minister’s blood

Prior to the reversal of the transaction, the tender had been approved by parliament.
By Tinashe Makichi and Tinashe Kairiza Sep. 23, 2022

Zimra garnishes gem miner’s bank accounts

Outstanding tax-related and pension payments covered the period from January to October 2022 during which time ZCDC has not been marketing its produce.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tinashe Makichi Oct. 14, 2022

Kaukonde in car supply storm

The vehicle supplier was then fully paid by the end of December last year and the delay in the delivery of vehicles almost 10 months on has triggered divisions within the ministry.
By Tinashe Makichi and Sydney Kawadza Oct. 14, 2022

Chinese billionaire eyes Zisco partnership

Delong Steel representative Lv Yuhang told NewsDay Business that the company’s technical team would be in the country soon for further consultations.
By Tinashe Makichi Oct. 21, 2022

Govt bars Chinese ‘brick plant’ deal

As a result, President (Emmerson) Mnangagwa was notified of this and that is part of the land where the African museum is situated.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tinashe Makichi Oct. 28, 2022

‘Liberation museum sitting on goldfield’

According to the satellite images, the terrain has however changed resulting in some people being displaced and compensated to pave way for the latest construction.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tinashe Makichi Nov. 4, 2022

Candid Comment: Lithium rush exposes govt failures

Lithium is used to produce lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicles (EV) manufacturing industry and other electric devices as well as solar panels.
By Tinashe Makichi Nov. 4, 2022

Museum of African Liberation runs into displacement storm

Westview Baptist Church, which Instak claimed to have compensated, has rubbished the claim.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tinashe Makichi Nov. 11, 2022

Directors must face the music too

By scrutinising the list of companies blacklisted, even a layman can detect that the suppliers are mostly shelf companies used to engage in illicit activities.
By Tinashe Makichi Nov. 11, 2022

Candid Comment: Respect property rights in Zim

Zanu PF is unrepentant on this front. The party abused its political muscle to seize Eiffel Blue gold mine in Kadoma from a European investor.
By Tinashe Makichi Nov. 18, 2022

Candid Comment: Respect property rights in Zim.

Zanu PF is unrepentant on this front. The party abused its political muscle to seize Eiffel Blue gold mine in Kadoma from a European investor.
By Tinashe Makichi Nov. 18, 2022

Candid Comment: Ncube’s budget speech all talk and no action

All contracts which were entered into before the due diligence exercise commenced, have been re-negotiated, while some are still under negotiation to ensure there is value for money.
By Tinashe Makichi Nov. 25, 2022