Pensions industry pleads for waiver in payment of levies as Covid 19 takes effect

Pensions industry pleads for waiver in payment of levies as Covid 19 takes effect

Staff Reporter

HARARE, The pensions industry is pleading for clemency on statutory requirements with relaxation of deadlines for submission of IPEC returns and a waiver in the payment of IPEC levies on the fore as the industry bows down to the effects of covid 19, Insurance24 can report.

The industry says these are trying

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Women takes over ZAPF leadership

Women takes over ZAPF leadership

Staff Reporter

HARARE, The Pensions and Insurance industry has always been a male dominated space, but things are changing with the new executive posts at the Zimbabwe Association of Pensions Funds (ZAPF), shifting the lenses through which the industry can been viewed.

Rutendo Magorimbo and Cynthia Mugwira are now steering the ship at ZAPF (up to the next AGM in

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Pension funds trustees should adopt stakeholder approach

Pension funds trustees should adopt stakeholder approach

Staff Reporter

HARARE, Pension fund trustees must adopt a stakeholder approach to navigate the current business and economic realities in order to build long term value in a postCOVID-19 world as the pandemic has led to a global health and economic crisis that will have drastic short- and long-term impacts on organizations’ business models.

This

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ICZ GUARANTEES INSURANCE COMPENSATION UNDER MIP

Tendai Karonga, ICZ’s Executive Officer

ICZ GUARANTEES INSURANCE COMPENSATION UNDER MIP

Victims of road traffic accidents involving foreign registered vehicles have been accessing compensation under the Motor Insurance Pool (MIP) upon lodging their claims. Unfortunately, some claims have gone unpaid due to non-fulfilment of requirements.

Some policyholders or victims have not been lodging claims

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IPEC temporarily closes offices as employee tests positive for Covid 19

IPEC temporarily closes offices as employee tests positive for Covid 19

Staff Writer

HARARE, THE Insurance and Pensions Commission (Ipec) has closed two of its offices to allow for deep cleaning and disinfection of the offices after one of its employees tested positive of the corona virus.

The Commission joins several companies, supermarkets which have closed branches and offices as preventive measures

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WFP seeks to insure millions of Zimbabweans against hunger

 

WFP URGENTLY SEEKS INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT TO PREVENT MILLIONS OF ZIMBABWEANS PLUNGING DEEPER INTO HUNGER

ROME– With COVID-19 aggravating an already severe hunger crisis in Zimbabwe, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today appealed for an additional US$250 million to support a rapidly expanding emergency operation for millions at-risk.

WFP projections indicate that by year’s end,

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ZSE confirms trading resumption without three dual listed counters

ZSE confirms trading resumption without three dual listed counters

Staff writer

THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has confirmed the resumption of trading on August 03, without three international listed firms namely Old Mutual, PPC and SeedCo International.

Justin Bgoni, the ZSE CEO, in a statement, affirmed the Finance Ministry’s statement which gave the green light to resume trading next week,

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Cabinet approves amendments to Deposit Protection Corporation Act

Cabinet approves amendments to Deposit Protection Corporation Act

Staff Reporter

ZIMBABWE’s Cabinet yesterday considered and approved the Principles to amend the Deposit Protection Corporation Act [Chapter 24:29] as presented by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development.

According to the cabinet minutes, the amendments to the Act will provide a governing legal framework for banking institutions

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NSSA house closed on Covid 19 grounds

NSSA house closed on Covid 19 grounds

Staff reporter

HARARE, The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has temporarily closed down its   NSSA house in Harare to allow for deep cleaning and decontamination following the incidence of a positive COVID-19 test for one of its employees.

In a notice Marketing and Communications Executive Tendai Mutseyekwa said the affected employee was last at NSSA

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Govt makes dual pricing at auction rate mandatory

Govt makes dual pricing at auction rate mandatory

HARARE- Government, has with immediate effect, instructed all businesses to effect a dual pricing system, indicating that failure to do that will result in the business being penalised.

Businesses are expected to quote local prices at the ruling exchange rate of the day.

According to the Government Gazette’s Statutory Instrument 185 of 2020, President

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