Addressing REIT policy gaps in Zim

The inadequate regulatory framework is one of the primary barriers to REIT growth in Zimbabwe.
By Mike Juru Jun. 7, 2024
Knee pain due to injury or arthritis
Knee pain due to injury or arthritis
The knee is a joint where the tibia, which is the shin bone (larger bone of the lower leg) and the femur (thighbone) meet and are held together by muscles, ligaments and tendons.
By Cimas Jun. 7, 2024
Lessons to draw from South Africa’s national health policy
It is the same one which eventually received Presidential approval on the 15th of May.
By Kevin Tutani Jun. 7, 2024
Overconsumption of other people’s lives on social media
In recent years, the rise of social media platforms has revolutionized the way people communicate, share information, and connect with others.
By Gloria Ndoro-mkombachoto Jun. 7, 2024
The World Bank and land: Some questions
The report observes, “large farm establishment failed to create jobs and had little effect on smallholders’ access to technology or input and insurance markets while often competing for land.
By Ian Scoones Jun. 7, 2024
Indian election surprise
Poor fellow, having to run the country without instructions from above if God is busy elsewhere (as He sometimes is, even though He is really interested mostly in India, obviously).
By Gwynne Dyer Jun. 7, 2024
The bold XM is a game-changer
The BMW M has, admittedly, not created a sledgehammer before. The more recent M5s have also been quite stocky, and the X5 and X6 M versions served as excellent gateway drugs.
By Andrew Muzamhindo Jun. 7, 2024
Experts rebuff ‘high tax regime’ claim
They argued that the 20% capital gains tax, applied retrospectively on the full purchase price, was excessive and detrimental to investor confidence.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jun. 7, 2024
Loss control expert pushes for independent institutions
We have noticed that loss control is a department which has been established in organisations to manage loss control physically, electronically or in any other way in an organisation.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jun. 7, 2024
Muckraker: Nepotism, cronyism our daily bread
They move around with bricks of mint United States dollars and shower them on supporters, the last stunt being giving Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka US$500 to buy a suit.
By Muckraker Jun. 7, 2024
Harnessing the transformative power of AI for young women
This commitment to gender-responsive AI will not only safeguard the rights and interests of young women but also pave the way for a more just and prosperous future.
By Grace Chirenje Jun. 7, 2024
BoP and inflation: Feeding the fire
This reflects a month-on-month inflation rate of -2.4%, which typically indicates deflation. Meanwhile, the US$ CPI at 106.85 in May was up 0.1% against 106.76 in April.
By Tinashe Duma Jun. 7, 2024
Edgars turns over a new leaf in the clothing book!
Edgars reported that it has embarked on a retooling exercise to increase its capacity and has also started employing the best candidates in that space, even from competitors.
By Rufaro Hozheri Jun. 7, 2024
Editors Memo: What’s the point of PVOs Bill?
The Bill is widely seen as weaponisation of the law to clamp down on civic society groups seen by the government as a vital cog of the opposition.
By Alfonce Mbizwo Jun. 7, 2024
Candid Comment: Bring finality to Old Mutual, PPC farce
Investors will continue sitting on the fence, observing if the regime in Harare is ready to reform. The implications have been and will be dire.
By Shame Makoshori Jun. 7, 2024
Editorial Comment: Why does the govt lie?
In Zimbabwe, the ZANU-PF run government has always dismissed criticism as being unpatriotic and now has a law which it can weaponize to deal with such.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Jun. 7, 2024
How to view Microsoft project files on different devices
This blog explores the various ways to view Microsoft Project files on multiple devices so that you may stay connected and productive.
By The Standard Jun. 6, 2024
Business continuity plans as beacons of resilience, stability in supply chain
Supply chains are also susceptible to computer network and hardware failures and can lead to data loss.
By Charles Nyika May. 31, 2024
Winning hearts of the market
Offering personalised customer service is essential. In financial services, knowing your customer is a fundamental rule.
By Tanaka Chikwenhere May. 31, 2024
Transparency in REITs
Implementing clear and consistent reporting standards is vital for building a trustworthy REIT market in Zimbabwe.
By Mike Juru May. 31, 2024
Is AI outpacing our control?
The controversy echoes past ethical issues in Silicon Valley around consent and privacy.
By Naison Bangure May. 31, 2024
World View: UK election: An extinction-level event?
Sunak still had until next January before his five years were up, and right now the opinion polls predict a catastrophic defeat for his Conservative Party (also known as the Tories).
By Gwynne Dyer May. 31, 2024
Motoring: LDV T60 most powerful bakkie!
At long last, a Chinese automaker has released a 4-cylinder turbodiesel bakkie engine that can compete with the likes of Ford and Toyota. That is a major issue.
By Andrew Muzamhindo May. 31, 2024
Adopting more AI for better national output
The country's national borders need AI-powered management systems in order to address some of the major challenges that are experienced there.
By Kevin Tutani May. 31, 2024
SA’s post-electoral coalition has implications for Zim
Political scientists have long demonstrated that liberation movements often lose power 30 years after independence.
By Ntando Dumani May. 31, 2024
Coping with change
Societal change: Refers to broader changes such as economic downturns, technological advancements, or cultural shifts.
By Sharon Chimwaza May. 31, 2024
The climate brief: Why is our climate changing?
This dynamic is particularly pertinent in discussions about climate change, although it could be a topic for another time.
By Darlington Muyambwa May. 31, 2024
Role of collaborations in Zim’s ICT education
It has implemented the ICT Policy and established the Zimbabwe Digital Economy and the Financial Inclusion Strategy.
By Jacob Mutisi May. 31, 2024