Analysis

2 months ago | August 28, 2020

Will EcoCash recover from the latest blow?

The 2020 Mid-Term Monetary Policy Statement presented last week by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe dedicated a whole ...

Another potential policy dilemma beckons

To let go or to manage the auction exchange rate! Now this is the question policy makers are facing going forward.

Seven laws of personal branding

In the previous article I promised that I was going to take you down history, to a story that I am going to use to ...

Celebrating the queens of print

We round off a remarkable women’s month by showcasing some of the unsung heroines within the Zimbabwean media space.  I ...

What do Zim farmers think of the US$3,5bn deal?

President Robert Mugabe’s land reforms in the early 2000s robbed thousands of Zimbabwean farmers of their land, and of ...

2 months ago | August 14, 2020

Keys to sales prospecting

Robert Gonye In sales, one of the fundamental skills to win new business is the ability of your sales team to understand ...

Tribute to war time entrepreneurs

Joseline Sithole Picture this. A man walks downhill, backwards. His enemy tries to turn him to face the front so that ...

3 months ago | July 31, 2020

What small companies can learn from big firms

Joseline Sithole I find grocery shopping one of the most stressful experiences these days. For a “meaningful” basic ...

Can Zimbabwe afford elections post Covid-19?

Misheck Ugaro At the risk of touching off a wild storm, and for once deviating completely out of a purely economic realm ...

Passport a privilege in Zimbabwe

My passport is one of my most prized possessions. You can’t always get another one even if you have the money, writes ...

Customer experience re-imagined: A time of change

Robert Gonye Some people watch things happen, some make things happen, and some ask, “What happened?” As a business ...

3 months ago | July 24, 2020

Removal of a ventilator from an economy in ICU

Shingai Ndoro An ailing, sick or troubled economy needs medication of policy and actions. Does this include abandoning a ...

Managing remote sales reps

Robert Gonye A lot of managers worry about productivity when making the transition from in-office teams to remote work ...

SA hotel occupancies collapse to almost zero

It comes as no surprise that Statistics SA’s survey of tourism accommodation covering April and May found that the ...

Solar surge makes coal plants unprofitable

Even the world’s top coal exporter is struggling to make money from burning the fuel. Australia’s coal power plants, ...

3 months ago | July 17, 2020

Auction trading system outperforms expectations

Misheck Ugaro Following the recent introduction of the foreign exchange trading system on June 23, 2020, the market ...

Scam alert for SMEs

Joseline Sithole Ramani Igbalode Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, as he is affectionately known by his 2,4 million Instagram ...

4 months 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 ...