Analysis

4 days ago | July 3, 2020

Policy consistency critical to currency confidence

Elias Pacheso If you follow this series you will know that I am a strong opponent of inconsistency, as it discourages ...

Forex stability: What authorities must consider

Misheck Ugaro We have in the last week of June experienced a number of measures consolidating authorities’ objective of ...

Strategies for surviving tough times in business

Arthur Marara Part III The past two weeks I had been talking to you on how to survive tough times in business. We ...

Solutions to slow business for a sales leader

Robert Gonye While there might be a myriad of reasons which can contribute to a sales team experiencing slow business ...

Strong SME institutions a must for growth

Joyceline Sithole The most exciting part of my job as a researcher is digging up unique and exciting information. I ...

2 weeks ago | June 26, 2020

Exchange rate: Central bank must prioritise transparency

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will have to share more information on the foreign currency ...

Auction system could be the answer

Misheck Ugaro The market is abuzz with excitement following the introduction of an auction trading system for foreign ...

3 weeks ago | June 19, 2020

Auctions can create the new normal

The move by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to a “big bang” revolution in foreign exchange next week, buying and ...

Strategies for surviving tough times in Business

Authur Marara This is Part 1 of Strategies for surviving tough times in business. No one ever anticipated that the ...

Our environment our ‘Business’

Joseline Sithole I am an avid bird watcher. I know it is not a “black” inspired hobby. I love listening to their sounds, ...

1 month ago | June 5, 2020

Rebate of duty on health services vehicles

Statutory Instrument (SI) 68 of 2019 was promulgated on 15 March 2019 to provide for a rebate of duty on motor vehicles ...

1 month ago | May 29, 2020

Key to surviving the coronavirus

The Southern African Development Coordinating Community is facing its worst and decisive challenge yet. Formed in 1980 ...

New thinking, new possibilities

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who ...

Africa: New uncharted territory for SMEs

In the 1980s and early 1990s my sister used to participate in a foreign exchange programme. The aim of this programme ...

Influencing customers to make a purchase

Influence and persuasion are critical skills for salespeople. However, they are also crucial for fostering ...

Pressure mounts as diaspora inflows contract

Zimbabwe has in recent years seen a steady increase in foreign currency inflows from diaspora citizens. So significant ...

2 months ago | May 21, 2020

What should South Africa’s coronavirus endgame look like? Here ...

South Africa has aggressively intervened to contain the local SARS-CoV-2 viral epidemic. But it is far from clear which ...

2 months ago | April 24, 2020

Will Covid-19 change customer habits?

Robert Gonye The Covid-19 pandemic has taken the world by surprise. The cost of life is dire. The effects on global ...

Importance of diversification

Elias Pacheso Undiversified economies that rely on imports are more at risk of total collapse in the coming months as ...

What chances does coronavirus present?

Misheck Ugaro Without belittling the grave danger from the pandemic and cognisant of the vulnerable position of the ...