Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR)

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    Linda Masarira joins proposal for month-long hard lockdown

    OPPOSITION politician Linda Masarira has added her voice to the call for a month-long hard lockdown to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, saying Zimbabweans need tighter restrictions to save lives as infections have surged of late. Masarira, who is the founding president of opposition party LEAD, says her party is of the view that a hard lockdown is…

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    Retailers warn of price hikes as Mthuli Ncube collects rice tax

    ZIMBABWEANS should batten down the hatches over imminent price increases thanks to a controversial decree by finance minister Mthuli Ncube compelling merchants to pay Value Added Tax (VAT) on rice packages weighing 25kg or less backdating to 2017, a grouping of retailers warned Friday.The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) argues that the controversial move would have a devastating effect on…

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    Businesses lobby for extension of operating hours

    BUSINESSES in Zimbabwe are lobbying the government to extend operating hours to enable it to survive the difficult conditions brought by the COVID-19 national lockdown. Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) president Denford Mutashu said successive lockdowns have had negative impact on businesses with some closing shop, rendering many workers jobless. Matashu said businesses and the general public were bearing the…

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