• Informal traders dominate ZITF

    THE 2017 edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), being held under the theme “Harnessing Linkages for Industrial Development”, is dominated by informal traders with only a few companies […]

    ZITF board chairperson Ruth Ncube
  • Top govt officials shun Kuwaza burial

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, senior government officials and top bureaucrats in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) were conspicuous by their absence at the burial of former executive chairman […]

    The entrance to former SPB chairman Charles Kuwaza’s house in Borrowdale, Harare.
  • Price of flue cured tobacco slips by 2%

    THE average price of Zimbabwe’s flue cured tobacco slid by 2% to US$2,74 per kg in the first 27 days of the marketing season, latest figures show.

    A total of 42,5 kg of tobacco valued at US$246,3 million has so far been exported  since the commencement of this year’s tobacco season
  • Zim banks thrive amid economic crisis

    Zimbabwe’s banking sector is thriving despite the tough operating environment, with profitability and balance sheet significantly sound in the full year ended December 31, 2016, financial results from reporting banks […]

    CBZ posted the highest total income of US$118,3 million.
  • Econet major shareholder grabs 26%

    ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe’s majority shareholder has snapped up 26% of the rights issue shares, increasing its shareholding in the country’s largest mobile phone company to nearly 40% as cash-strapped local […]

    Perimeter wall at the Econet Wireless head offices in Msasa, Harare.
  • Fresh govt defeat in diamonds battle
    Mbada Diamonds is contesting the government’s decision in court, arguing it has been financially paralysed, failing to pay a long list of service providers.

    THE state-run Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has been barred by the High Court from pillaging diamond ore which belongs to Mbada Diamonds (Pvt) Limited, in a new setback for […]

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    Govt in massive recruitment

    GOVERNMENT has embarked on a massive recruitment exercise despite committing to a freeze on new public service employment in a bid to woo voters ahead of the 2018 general elections.

  • Architect of indigenisation policies ... Saviour Kasukuwere
    Mugabe family rescues Kasukuwere

    AFTER a month of political shadow-boxing between warring Zanu PF factions locked in a fierce succession power struggle, Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere managed a dramatic narrow escape, […]

  • The entrance to former SPB chairman Charles Kuwaza’s house in Borrowdale, Harare.
    Top govt officials shun Kuwaza burial

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, senior government officials and top bureaucrats in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) were conspicuous by their absence at the burial of former executive chairman […]

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    I won’t go Hayatou-style: Kasukuwere

    THE pressure to remove embattled Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere from his position is being exerted by Vice-President Mnangagwa’s faction, not First Lady Grace Mugabe, officials in the […]

  • Bond notes seen as snake-oil plan
    A Zimbabwean man shows off new bond notes outside a bank in Harare on November 28, 2016. Picture: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

    In recent months, bond notes have lulled the government into a dangerous sense of security, but the chickens are coming home to roost and there is no denying the harsh […]

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    The power of honest feedback

    JUST recently talking to a group of graduate trainees going on an eight week mentorship programme, I intimated extensively on the importance of feedback in one’s growth trajectory.

  • Tobacco farmers are in a desperate situation, often going without food and proper accommodation as they endure several days waiting for payment.
    Zim’s economic recovery imperatives

    Professor Erik Reinert in his book titled How Rich Countries Got Rich and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor argued it will only be when an economy adopts strategies to deliberately […]

  • Massive printing of money by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe drove the economy into hyperinflation between 2007 and 2008.
    Exploring Zim’s economy 37 years on

    April 18 2017 marked 37 years of the country’s Independence from colonial rule. The definition of Independence in 1980 included freedom from the white minority regime, freedom of expression and […]

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    Zim’s Independence now an empty shell

    AS we celebrated on Tuesday 37 years of Independence from colonial rule, I thought of the thousands of war heroes who died during the liberation struggle and national heroes like […]

  • ZC resist Test relegation
    ZC board chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani

    Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is geared to resist proposals that could see the country losing International Cricket Council (ICC) full membership as well as getting relegated to the lower tier of […]

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  • ZC chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani is attending the crucial ICC board meeting in Dubai.
    ZC target bigger share

    Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC)is one of the smaller full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) who will be keen to push for a bigger piece of the financial cake at […]

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    Heath Streak seeks mental toughness

    ZIMBABWE cricket team coach Heath Streak has engaged the services of respected South African mental strength coach, motivational speaker and trainer Christo Spies in a bid to boost the team’s […]

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    Heath Streak seeks mental toughness

    Streak said he was happy with Spies’ sessions with his charges, who have in the past exhibited a distinct lack of mental toughness and big-match temperament

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    Barcelona will not break the bank to keep Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi’s long-term future at Barcelona is back in the spotlight after the club’s director Oscar Grau suggested they will not break the bank and cave into the superstar’s wage […]

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