• Reforms needed to ensure recovery

    DESPITE President Robert Mugabe’s meeting with the business sector at State House last week, the first time such an engagement has been held in a decade, doubts remain over the […]

  • Mnangagwa allies linked to murders

    POLICE are investigating senior Zanu PF officials linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa over alleged illegal gold panning, cases of violence and murders in and around Kwekwe’s volatile gold mining fields.

  • ‘It’s mandatory to share telecoms infrastructure’

    Consumers are right in complaining about the costs, it is a matter that has also been worrying us at the ministry in terms of the competitiveness of the pricing regime […]

  • President to take bloated entourage to UN summit

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is taking a bloated entourage of more than 70 people, including his family, to the United Nations summit scheduled for September 19 to 23, which has raised […]

  • BancABC conduit for dodgy funds

    BancABC, which has subsidiaries in Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania, was one of the major conduits for dodgy diamond funds flowing internally and across borders, the Zimbabwe Independent has established.



  • UN probes Zim-North Korea deals

    A UNITED Nations (UN) team tasked with tightening screws on North Korea’s authoritarian regime has written to the Zimbabwean government requesting information on the country’s dealings with the rogue state. […]

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  • Military looted diamonds —report

    ZIMBABWE should step up its efforts to improve transparency and plug revenue leakages in the multi-million-dollar diamonds industry, an international diamond watchdog has said. This comes amid revelations that the […]

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  • … How factional tug-of-war evolved

    THE rift between Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the G40 faction coalesced around First Lady Grace Mugabe emerged days after he was appointed as President Robert Mugabe’s deputy following the ouster […]

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  • Labour draft bill finalised

    Government has finalised a draft of the amended Labour Act and will soon be discussed at the Tripartite Negotiating Forum(TNF), businessdigest has learnt.

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  • Why Lima Plan has stalled

    ZIMBABWE’S debt and arrears clearance plan, which was first adopted in Lima, Peru, two years ago is facing serious headwinds.

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  • UN probes Zim-North Korea deals

    A UNITED Nations (UN) team tasked with tightening screws on North Korea’s authoritarian regime has written to the Zimbabwean government requesting information on the country’s dealings with the rogue state. […]

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  • Squabbles shipwreck NRZ deal

    CABINET on Wednesday shipwrecked the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s US$400 million recapitalisation deal over funding, capacity and internal squabbles, it has been established.

  • Mnangagwa allies linked to murders

    POLICE are investigating senior Zanu PF officials linked to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa over alleged illegal gold panning, cases of violence and murders in and around Kwekwe’s volatile gold mining fields.

  • Prosecutor-General race gets messy

    THE process to select a new Prosecutor-General (PG) has run into controversy amid revelations that the short-listed candidates did not score basic minimum percentages or points required, sparking dismay in […]

  • President to take bloated entourage to UN summit

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is taking a bloated entourage of more than 70 people, including his family, to the United Nations summit scheduled for September 19 to 23, which has raised […]

  • Zim gold exports increase

    ZIMBABWE’S gold exports are increasing significantly with the country expected to have exported at least 30 tonnes by the end of the year, government’s advisor and mining sector coach on […]

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  • Equities bolster FMHL earnings

    First Mutual Holdings Ltd (FMHL) investment income grew 2 799% to US$12,9 million thanks to a surge in equities in the six months to June.

  • Value of equities soars

    The value of shares surged well over US$10 bn on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) amid heightened inflation fears and deepening currency volatility.

  • Weak economy bleeds Pearl

    First Mutual Properties (formerly Pearl Properties) revenues came down to June to US$3,7 million from US$4 million in the six to June weighed down by incessant demands for lower rentals […]

  • South Africa, Kenya: A tale of two nuts

    Discussion has ranged from bauxite and diamond mining on to fruit and cereal production. Some governments have sought to block the export of unprocessed agricultural commodities, but this can have […]

  • Speculation fuels equities rally

    Speculation and a mad rush to preserve value has pushed up the value of equities as investors and fund managers scramble to hedge value amid heightened inflation fears and currency […]

  • Arresting currency traders won’t curb cash shortages

    There has been a specific acknowledgement by the monetary authorities that the parity level of the bond notes against the greenback has been upset.

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  • How to make special economic zones work

    The Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Act was promulgated into law in October 2016, largely to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, generate employment and promote exports.

  • Lima deal stalled, what’s the plan?

    WITH the Lima Plan — under whose auspices Zimbabwe was pursuing its international re-engagement strategy — facing serious headwinds and virtually stalled, the main question is: What are is option?

  • Release details on diamond revenues to public

    ONLY an extremely rogue government and possibly one which condones kleptocracy would be encouraged by its citizens or non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to account for revenue realised from the exploitation of […]


  • Zimrugby still at crossroads

    ZIMBABWEAN rugby’s new interim leadership has been left in limbo after two members reportedly declined appointment, leaving the game in disarray. This comes nine months before a crucial World Cup […]

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  • Star Taylor boosts Zim with return

    Brendan Taylor has ended his contract with Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club officially to return home to Zimbabwe for family reasons. The 31-year-old Zimbabwean’s contract was due to expire at the […]

  • Of West Indies, mosquitoes and Dr Stamps

    WEST Indies are expected to arrive in Zimbabwe next month for a full bilateral tour, and one of the local fans gleefully looking forward to the matches should be former […]

  • Akbay has crossed the line

    RIKI Wessels, the son of South African cricket legend Kepler Wessels, spent a couple of years playing in Zimbabwe’s domestic league a few seasons ago.

  • Abidal coming to Zim

    Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal has confirmed his impending visit to Zimbabwe where a team of the club’s legends will play against the Warriors in November.

  • Sowing seeds of equality

    CODIE Marillier’s face lights up at the sight of a fellow cricketer he aspires to form many great partnerships with in future.

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