Opinion

8 hours ago | September 16, 2019

Why Ethiopia’s showcase sugar projects face huge challenges

If it’s completed, the Kuraz sugar project in Ethiopia will be a mega-scheme unprecedented in size and processing ...

4 days ago | September 13, 2019

Designated ports of entry for importation of medicines

The importation of Medicines and Allied Substances is controlled by Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) which ...

How insurance, pensions money stimulate economy

The insurance and pensions industry is fundamentally underpinned by the principle of investment, as players in the ...

1 week ago | September 9, 2019

Central banks are waking up to climate change dangers. It’s about time

The impact of climate change on the stability of individual financial institutions and the financial system in general ...

2 weeks ago | September 6, 2019

What really is wrong with Zim’s economy?

This is a Part One series of “What really is wrong with Zim’s economy?”

Stringent IP rights hamper innovations, trade

Comesa countries and policy makers should guard against instituting stringent regulations on Intellectual Property ...

SA businesses shut stores in Nigeria

South African companies MTN and Shoprite closed stores in Nigeria on Wednesday in the face of attacks targeting their ...

3 weeks ago | August 30, 2019

Agriculture remains engine for economies growth in Africa

Agriculture remains the engine for growth for many economies in Africa and Zimbabwe is no exception. Agriculture ...

Advantages of local currency explained

The Government on 24 June 2019 reintroduced the Zimbabwe dollar, abolishing the multi-currency regime in lock-step.

This austerity thing

Recently, President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine fired 10 of his advisers. He reckoned having so many people around him ...

Tackling Zimbabwe’s sugar mills

It has been estimated that as a result of the completion of the Tugwi-Mukosi Dam, 63000 more hectares can be put under ...

3 weeks ago | August 27, 2019

South Africa’s construction industry could become safer. Here’s how

Construction is tough, sometimes dangerous work. Globally, the construction industry accounts for about 7% of ...

2 months ago | July 26, 2019

Fuel price increase necessary

Now that we have dealt with the issue of optimal currency option, focus should shift to addressing economic distortions ...

Corrupt to the core

Remember William Gladstone (1809 – 1898). He was one of the leading statesmen during the reign of Queen Victoria of the ...

Boeing warns it may stop 737 Max production

Boeing is warning that it might have to halt production of the 737 Max if grounding continues much longer. The company ...

2 months ago | July 19, 2019

Rebuilding middle class key growth strategy

Recently, Government announced plans to increase the salaries and wages for public service employees. This is an ...

2 months ago | July 5, 2019

This exchange needs taming

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Following the introduction of SI 142 of 2019 and the subsequent exchange control directive ...

Account-based selling for revenue growth

Robert Gonye According to Google Trends, interest in account-based sales is on the rise. It is a sales model which seeks ...

3 months ago | June 28, 2019

Interest rate policy key to monetary stability

The currency reform debate this week took an interesting new twist. We saw the substantive reintroduction of the ...