Artisinal miners to blame for falling gold deliveries

Gold is Zimbabwe's top export, followed by platinum and tobacco, mining in general accounts for more than 75% of the country's exports.
By Julia Ndlela Jun. 14, 2024
Zim manufacturing sector’s contribution to GDP declines
Zim manufacturing sector’s contribution to GDP declines
The report also proposed that Zimbabwe can draw immense trade opportunities by tapping into the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
By Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Jun. 14, 2024
100 pension fund trustees face the chop
Pension funds have a board of trustees appointed or elected to manage a fund on behalf of and for the benefit of fund members.
By Melody Chikono Jun. 14, 2024
‘Just 10 managers control 95% assets’
With about 30 members, investments managers have not been spared by Zimbabwe’s prolonged economic crisis.
By Melody Chikono Jun. 14, 2024
Smart mining: Transforming Zim’s mining sector through connectivity
This in a region where the smart mining market is expected to grow to US$ 1,664.30 million by 2028; a compound annual growth rate of 14.5%.
By Lorreta Songola Jun. 7, 2024
With open contracting, everyone sees everything
At such magnitude of spending, even the smallest improvement in procurement will inevitably result in vast gains for the taxpayer’s money.
By Charles Nyika Jun. 7, 2024
AI in healthcare: Friend or foe?
Rather, it presents an opportunity for collaboration and enhancement of healthcare delivery.
By Naison Bangure Jun. 7, 2024
Dangers of ‘free’ online products, services
One of the most common ways free online services generate revenue is by collecting and monetising user data.
By Jacob Mutisi Jun. 7, 2024
Customised salary surveys
Conducting a customised salary survey involves a systematic approach to gathering and analyzing relevant data.
By Memory Nguwi Jun. 7, 2024
How stress affects men
This is a very critical campaign because globally, we are losing more men than women due to poor health amongst other causes
By Jessie Mhaka Jun. 7, 2024
African debt restructuring: A new approach wanted
The debt service burden for African countries in 2022 amounted to almost 12% of their total revenue.
By Artwell Dodzo Jun. 7, 2024
Importance of fiscal transparency
In other words, accountability is accepting responsibility for honest and ethical conduct towards others.
By Zvikomborero Sibanda Jun. 7, 2024
‘Adopt green buildings to lower cost of living’
JN: Please give me a summary of what was taking place. Give us an overview of your workshop. 
By Julia Ndlela Jun. 7, 2024
Hard questions for Agric minister
Whilst he gave a good account of what is happening in the agriculture sector, he left the nation with more questions than answers.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 7, 2024
Drought, declining prices hit Masimba’s order book
Zimbabwe is experiencing the effects of El Niño-induced drought while declining international commodity prices, except for gold, is threatening forex earnings.
By Blessed Ndlovu Jun. 7, 2024
Unfair debt-to-equity ratio irks RBZ governor
According to experts, the optimal D/E ratio varies by industry, but it should not be above a level of 2,0.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jun. 7, 2024
Zim’s capital markets thirsty for FDI: Broker
Inconsistent monetary policies and repatriation difficulties have led to a decline in foreign investment.
By Melody Chikono Jun. 7, 2024
Thawing Zim, EU relations set to spur exports to US$1bn: WB
The report noted that Zimbabwe wanted steep reductions in debt values from creditors, as part of efforts to reorganise arrears that are a weight on the economy.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jun. 7, 2024
Econet voice traffic up 47% on AI usage
As such, Econet has committed to using AI to upscale and upgrade its network to offer better services to its millions of clients across the country.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jun. 7, 2024
Loss control institute alarmed by rampant procurement crime
Procurement continues to be characterised by leakages in government revenue contributing to the country losing US$1,8 billion annually, according to official estimates.
By Tatira Zwinoira May. 31, 2024
ZB total incomes up 394%
Fungura said loan impairment charges rose by 73%, from a negative ZW$32,76 billion in 2022 to a negative ZW$56,62 billion in 2023.
By Blessed Ndlovu May. 31, 2024
‘IFRS 17 redefines insurance sector accounting’
Some of the challenges it presents include its complexity, required upgrade of systems, and disclosure of retrospective data.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga May. 31, 2024
Zim letters of credit see increased appetite
Zimbabwean exporters have over the years been battling to have their credit lines confirmed due to high country risk and dearth of correspondence banks.
By Melody Chikono May. 31, 2024
Zimra sees 5% increase in VAT compliance
“We are chasing everyone, who is supposed to be on the threshold and registered so that we also increase our tax purse.”
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga May. 31, 2024
Local firms court AfDB for green energy funding
“The private sector will not take on risks that it cannot manage, you know, so risk has to be allocated to the party that is best able to manage it,” he added.
By Melody Chikono May. 31, 2024
Contract management as a critical success factor in supply chains (II)
Contracts will form the basis upon which audits or risk assessments are carried out
By Charles Nyika May. 25, 2024
Cable demand strong: Cafca
The company continued to hedge against inflation by having adequate stocking of finished goods.
By Staff Writer May. 24, 2024
Multi-million-dollar hotel set for Vic Falls
The project was unveiled on the side-lines of the Zimbabwe Association of Pension Funds 49th annual conference in Victoria Falls last week.
By Melody Chikono May. 24, 2024