• 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 […]

    Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa
  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

    File picture: President Robert Mugabe chats with CIO boss Happyton Bonyongwe (left) and Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga (centre)
  • 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.

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  • I will be judged on account of my competence: Mahere
    Fadzayi 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 […]

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    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 […]

  • President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore
    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 […]

  • File picture: President Robert Mugabe chats with CIO boss Happyton Bonyongwe (left) and Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga (centre)
    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 […]

  • Luxurious ... The pictures show how the apartments at The Regent in Sandton, Johannesburg, look like inside.
    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
    Peter Mutasa

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

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    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 […]

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    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.

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    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.

  • British business magnate Nicholas Van Hoogstraten
    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 […]

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    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 presenting the 2016 national budget

    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 […]

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    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.

  • Emmerson Mnangagwa Phelekezela Mphoko
    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 […]

  • stanchart1
    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 […]


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