Cold Spell Warning!!!

Cold Spell Warning!!!

Subject Matter: EXPECTED COLD SPELL OVER THE COUNTRY FROM SUNDAY 15 TO THURSDAY 19 JULY 2018 The Meteriological Services Department wishes to advise the public that another cold spell is expected to affect the country from Sunday 15 to Thursday 19 July 2018. This is due to pressure surges off the south-east cost of Douth […]

Statement on Colcom’s Pies

Statement on Colcom’s Pies

Colcom pies have featured on social media lately, sadly as a result of customer complaints on the quality and portion size of the contents of the pie. Colcom published the following statement on their facebook page, in response to those complaints… We are naturally very concerned by the complaints and criticisms that Colcom’s pies are […]

Zimbabwe Elections Set for July 30, 2018

Zimbabwe Elections Set for July 30, 2018

Zimbabwe Elections – Statutory Instrument 83 of 2018 President E.D. Mnangagwa has set Zimbabwe’s first post Mugabe elections for 30 July 2018 for the country to vote for it’s President, National Assembly and Councillors. The president also set 8 September 2018 as the official date for Presidential run-off in the event that a run-off is […]

Tax Amnesty 2018

Tax Amnesty 2018

Press Statement on TAX AMNESTY 2018 In an effort to encourage our valued clients to regularize their tax affairs, Government has, through the Finance Act No. 1 of 2018 published on 15 March 2018, made provisions for the granting of a tax amnesty to persons on application. Persons include companies, corporate or unincorporated body of […]

Update on Bally Vaughan – Mwanga Lodge Elephant – Gonzo

Update on Bally Vaughan – Mwanga Lodge Elephant – Gonzo

ZNSPCA PRESS STATEMENT UPDATE ON BALLY VAUGHAN – MWANGA LODGE ELEPHANT -­‐ GONZO ZNSPCA wishes to thank members of the public for the tremendous outpouring of support following the relocation of “Gonzo” the female elephant from Bally Vaughan – Mwanga Lodge to her new facilities. In the weeks leading up to the removal of Gonzo […]

ZINARA Vehicle Licence Waiver

ZINARA Vehicle Licence Waiver

ZINARA Press Release Do not miss this ZINARA Christmas special Are your vehicle licence fees in arrears? If yes, Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) is offering you a 100% waiver on PENALTIES from 15 November 2017 – 31 December 2017. Take advantage of this Christmas offer from ZINARA and regularize your vehicle license PENALTIES. Be […]

Barclays Bank VISA Restrictions Zimbabwe

Barclays Bank VISA Restrictions Zimbabwe

Barclays Bank VISA Restrictions as posted on their social media account will surely catch many clients by surprise and affect Christmas shopping this holiday season. Below is the statement from Barclays Bank on one of their social media accounts. Please be advised that usage of the VISA card for cross border transactions is now subject […]

The ban on vendors in Harare CBD

The ban on vendors in Harare CBD

Press Release Economic Justice for Women Project(EJWP)   Economic Justice for Women Project condemns the heavy handedness and violent descent on vendors in the streets of Harare this past week. This move is a full testimony on the failure by the Zimbabwean government to acknowledge that vending is one of the only options available to […]

Availability and Allocation of Foreign Exchange – RBZ Press Release

Availability and Allocation of Foreign Exchange – RBZ Press Release

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE AVAILABILITY AND ALLOCATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE, KYC AND CDD REQUIREMENTS, USE OF PLASTIC MONEY AND SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION BY PRODUCERS SUPPORTED BY STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 64 OF 2016   Availability and Allocation of Foreign Exchange The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (the “Bank”) is pleased to note that the economy is recovering on the backdrop of […]

Harare City Council Debt Woes

Harare City Council Debt Woes

Harare City Council Advertorial On Rate Payments Harare City Council urges all its customers to disregard a social media message purportedly from the Harare Residents Trust urging them to only pay US$10 to the local authority. The city regards the message as not only irresponsible but a blatant campaign to derail service delivery and take […]

Standard Chartered Zimbabwe Cancels VISA Debit Card

Standard Chartered Zimbabwe Cancels VISA Debit Card

Standard Chartered Zimbabwe Cancels VISA Debit Card Outside Zimbabwe We regret to advise that we have cancelled the automatic use of your VISA debit card outside Zimbabwe with immediate effect. However, Clients who wish to use their cards outside Zimbabwe may still apply for **special consideration prior to travel. Please note, there are NO changes […]

Govt Imposes 15% VAT On Meat, Fish, Cereals…

Govt Imposes 15% VAT On Meat, Fish, Cereals…

Until end of January 2017, products such as rice, fish, margarine, potatoes and meat were exempt from the 15% VAT. ZIMRA – Zimbabwe Revenue Authority released Statutory Instrument 20 of 2017 that essentially removed these products and others that were exempt from 15% VAT to now VAT taxable. The VAT regulations became active on February […]

Maestro Farewell

Maestro Farewell

Sadly ZimShoppingMalls just learned that the popular Maestro Restaurant & Bar will be closing it’s doors at the end of this month. Maestro truly lived up to it’s “FOOD – PEOPLE – MUSIC” promise through world standard service delivery in all those areas. It was the perfect spot for a professional meeting or a bachelor/stag […]

POTRAZ on Mobile Cellular Voice Calls and SMS Services

POTRAZ on Mobile Cellular Voice Calls and SMS Services

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) wishes to advise the public that with effect from 1st January 2016, charges for mobile cellular voice calls and SMS services including VAT, Excise duty and revised USF levy should not exceed the following maximum thresholds: Mobile net on net calls (per minute)……………0.16 National calls to […]

Selling of Cash Against RTGS Balances

Selling  of Cash Against RTGS Balances

There have been reports of much chatter on whatsapp groups of people selling cash against RTGS, bank transfers or mobile money transfers with individuals reported to be trading as little as $50-$100 against mobile transfers at rates ranging from 10% to 30%. Sadly some involved are unaware of the illegality of such transactions while some […]

Heavy Rains in Zimbabwe: Meteorological Services Department

Heavy Rains in Zimbabwe: Meteorological Services Department

Expected Heavy Rains Over The Country With Potential Flooding From Saturday 10 to Tuesday 13 December 2016 Press Release: 8 December 2016 The Department strongly advises that this is a heightened warning and urges the general public to take serious note of this. Meteriorological Explanation A cloud system currently affecting Botswana and South Africa is […]