Ronald Zvendiya

Ronald Zvendiya

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New perspectives: Relevance of pensions dashboard architecture

Pension dashboards also help to locate missing pots, thus reducing the problem of unclaimed benefits the pensions industry is currently grappling with.
By Ronald Zvendiya Sep. 17, 2022

New perspectives: Achieving universal health coverage in Zim

Convening, negotiating and consensus-building capacities are needed to harmonize benefit packages and payment methods and to minimize gaps across schemes.
By Ronald Zvendiya Oct. 9, 2022

Central bank digital currencies options and opportunities

Zimbabwe’s electronic payment systems are already highly resilient and secure.
By Ronald Zvendiya Oct. 30, 2022

New perspectives: Investing in human capital to support structural transformation of Zimbabwe

Goal 2 aims for a “well educated citizens and skills revolution underpinned by science, technology and innovation.”
By Ronald Zvendiya Dec. 11, 2022

Addressing unclaimed benefits problem in Zimbabwe

The administrator of the pension plan or the insurer has the duty and responsibility of processing a member's accrued benefits when they become due.
By Ronald Zvendiya Jan. 29, 2023

Perspectives: Measures to restore confidence in insurance and pensions industry

The 2019 currency reforms triggered a rise in the inflation rate and instability in the exchange rate that has produced extraordinary gains, referred to as “Revaluation Gains”.
By Ronald Zvendiya Apr. 2, 2023

Perspectives: Value preservation in unstable macroeconomic environment

 Livestock also yields value over time due to their potential reproduction rate.
By Ronald Zvendiya Apr. 16, 2023

Promoting financial inclusion and innovation in insurance sector

The 2021 FinScope Consumer Survey revealed that 23% of Zimbabwe’s adult population was financially excluded.
By Ronald Zvendiya May. 7, 2023

Perspectives: Building foundations of youth in elections and governance

 The delivery approach is in the form of a Youth Programme on elections and governance.
By Ronald Zvendiya May. 28, 2023

Perspectives: Empowering African youth for positive change

On Mandela Day, MINDS Scholars were challenged to demonstrate their definition of transformational leadership in their communities.
By Ronald Zvendiya Jul. 30, 2023

Climate change adaptation opportunity for capacitation

Such capacity gaps are evident at national, regional, and continental levels.
By Ronald Zvendiya Aug. 18, 2023

Building capacity for factoring in Africa to support AfCFTA

The key drivers for factoring are the demand for funding SMEs as an engine for economic growth, innovation, and scope for expansion of factoring products.
By Ronald Zvendiya Sep. 15, 2023

Analysis of 2024 special surtax on sugar content

 By lowering the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases associated with sugary drinks, the tax could potentially lead to a reduction in healthcare costs associated with treating these conditions.
By Ronald Zvendiya Feb. 2, 2024

The role of think tanks in enhancing policy uptake

Think tanks conduct training to enhance critical and technical capacity among stakeholders, including policymakers, the public sector, the private sector, and civil society.
By Ronald Zvendiya Feb. 23, 2024

Solutions for tackling youth unemployment challenges

Social entrepreneurship can be a powerful tool in addressing youth unemployment as it combines economic goals with social impact.
By Ronald Zvendiya Mar. 8, 2024

Combating money laundering and financing of terrorism

FATF has come up with a set of recommendations known as the Forty Recommendations to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
By Ronald Zvendiya Mar. 15, 2024

Perspectives: Leveraging knowledge generation for policy impact

 Specifically, sector impact evaluation programmes should be scaled up.
By Ronald Zvendiya Mar. 24, 2024

Acceleration of African Continental Free Trade Area implementation

The AfCFTA targets a market of 1.2 billion people representing US$2.5 trillion in cumulative GDP.
By Ronald Zvendiya Mar. 31, 2024

Unleashing potential of African leaders and shaping a brighter future for Africa

This article gives a snap view of MINDS activities and events held in 2023 that transforms leadership landscape in Africa.
By Ronald Zvendiya Apr. 21, 2024

Insurance and pensions industry’s contribution to economic growth

The industry directly impacts the economy through the following:
By Ronald Zvendiya May. 12, 2024

Streamlining migration, climate change to policy frameworks

Further, it has been noted that women and girls, along with other vulnerable groups such as persons with disabilities (PWDs) are disproportionately affected by such threats.
By Ronald Zvendiya Jul. 12, 2024