• Govt in deep financial crisis

    GOVERNMENT is continuing with its reckless spending spree — with President Robert Mugabe’s office leading the way, overspending by US$43 million — as its unsustainable budget deficit scaled almost US$1 […]

  • Tycoons in nasty CFI control battle

    When Zimre Holdings Ltd (ZHL)’s Stalap Investments announced its offer to buy out CFI minorities last Friday, an all-out war between British tycoon Nicholas Van Hoogstraten and the Rudland brothers […]

  • Consolidating new normal economy through reforms

    The debate around the future of the multi-currency regime is a polarised one. On the one hand are the pessimists who believe we should prepare now for a world of […]

  • Mugabe succession: Military involvement raises the stakes

    THE row over President Robert Mugabe’s hotly-contested succession has brought the military into the middle of the battle more than ever before, as the security sector continues to brazenly interfere […]

  • Zim faces financial meltdown

    GOVERNMENT is facing a fiscal meltdown triggered by excessive borrowing that has crowded out private sector lending, while destabilising the banking sector at the same time, it has been established.



  • I will be judged on account of my competence: Mahere

    Fadzayi Mahere (pictured), a social activist and advocate, announced last month she will be contesting for the Mount Pleasant parliamentary seat in Harare as an independent candidate in next year’s […]

    ... Read more

  • Police complete US$585m siphoning probe

    THE Zimbabwe Republic Police has wrapped up investigations into a case where Jinan Diamond Mining Company externalised US$585 million under questionable circumstances. The Chinese diamond company is being investigated for […]

  • Mugabe son-in-law now de facto CEO at AirZim

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore has effectively displaced through the back door the Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) boss Ripton Muzenda after he and Transport minister Joram Gumbo travelled to Malaysia […]

  • Mugabe succession: Military involvement raises the stakes

    THE row over President Robert Mugabe’s hotly-contested succession has brought the military into the middle of the battle more than ever before, as the security sector continues to brazenly interfere […]

  • Mugabe two sons evicted in Joburg

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s sons, Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine — notorious for a wild partying lifestyle — were recently evicted from a luxurious apartment in South Africa’s most affluent area […]

  • Companies retrench 160 more

    EIGHT companies registered their agreements to lay-off workers with the Retrenchment Board earlier this month, affecting at least 160 employees, businessdigest has learnt.

    ... Read more

  • Tycoons in nasty CFI control battle

    When Zimre Holdings Ltd (ZHL)’s Stalap Investments announced its offer to buy out CFI minorities last Friday, an all-out war between British tycoon Nicholas Van Hoogstraten and the Rudland brothers […]

  • US ivory ban lift buoys safari sector

    THE Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe (SOAZ) sees a 30% growth in revenue following the lifting of an ivory ban by the United States, businessdigest has learnt.

  • Inflation to hit 7% by Dec: IMF

    A 200% increase in money supply between December 2015 and May 2017 is unsustainable and could stoke inflationary pressures in the economy, the IMF has warned.

  • ZimRe to the rescue as CFI bleeds

    The company is completely de-capitalised. Every unit has a working capital deficit. This is clear from the financials. This, in my view, clearly shows he doesn’t know how to run […]

  • Employers fret over Malaba remarks

    The business sector has expressed concern over remarks by Chief Justice Luke Malaba over his support for the retrospective application of the law at a time employers have applied against […]

  • Zim now in fiscal crisis

    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa’s mid-term fiscal policy review statement to parliament yesterday confirmed what we have been saying all along: Zimbabwe has plunged headlong into a fiscal crisis and the […]

    ... Read more

  • Chiwundura by-election exposes ugly underbelly

    Securocrats often boast that most Zanu PF politicians have no clue as to how the party won the 2013 elections.

  • Factionalism renders govt dysfunctional

    CONFLICTING pronouncements by senior government officials have gone beyond policy inconsistency and are now widely seen as a manifestation of public policy paralysis. Over and above this, the policy paralysis […]

  • Consolidating new normal economy through reforms

    The debate around the future of the multi-currency regime is a polarised one. On the one hand are the pessimists who believe we should prepare now for a world of […]


AMH logo

© 2017 The Zimind. All Rights reserved.