Bird Flu At Irvine’s Chickens: Botswana Cancels Imports

Updated below with Irvine’s statement The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported that an outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian flu has occurred at Irvine’s commercial breeders east of the capital Harare. On a farm with eight separately managed sites that are contained, one breeding site housing 83,000 birds was affected. Over three…

UPDATED: Zimbabwe Government Inflates Mobile Data Prices

The Government of Zimbabwe, through its regulatory body the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), has struck a blow against a mortal enemy. 2016 saw the rise of protest movements organised through social media, led by vocal Twitter and Facebook uses who were branded “social media terrorists” in the state media. After a…

Dry Weekend for Harare

This is an announcement from Harare City Council; COMPLETE SHUTDOWN OF MORTON JAFFRAY WATER WORKS The City of Harare wishes to advise residents of a scheduled complete shutdown of Morton Jaffray Water Works, from 5pm pm Friday 6th May, to 10pm on Sunday 8 May, 2016. This is to allow for the installation of valves…

Creating a Better Shopping Experience

The year 2016 is finally here, and we know many businesses are back on the grind trying to attract and retain new customers. With an operating environment like Zimbabwe’s, the thin line between keeping and losing a customer can be a deadly one for any business. With the way our finances are set up, Zimbabweans…

Bridge Spar might be worth a look

It takes a while for me to visit a new place – be it a supermarket, restaurant or what appears to be a combination of both. Besides, supermarket sit-down has never been my thing, but from what I hear from Izzy, it appears the relatively-new Bridge Spar may be worth a look. I’d like to…