Opinion

18 hours ago | October 22, 2021

Falling auction rate makes bidding tricky

THE fall in the auction rate by 6.17 percent since the end of September, with more than half that decline seen last ...

‘Covid-19 risks might become endemic problem for Africa’

ECONOMIC growth in sub-Saharan Africa will lag behind world output partly because of the slow roll-out of coronavirus ...

1 week ago | October 15, 2021

How to stay more focused

Arthur Marara These past two years have tested many businesses and threw many off course due to Covid-19.  The period ...

3 weeks ago | October 1, 2021

LAST WORD: Chasing black market not an option

The black market is one of the most opaque and spread-out “so-called markets” in Zimbabwe with a very wide range of ...

Build your social capital

Transactions are not made in the boardroom, they are only formalised there. People are not hired in the interview rooms, ...

Responsible lending vital for economic stability

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe managed to achieve price and exchange rate stability by discovering a market exchange rate, ...

The biggest bank ever: Why history matters

Dr Alfred M Mthimkhulu By the time the Argentine finance minister quit in July 1890, a financial meltdown of global ...

4 weeks ago | September 24, 2021

Mistakes young entrepreneurs make

Some people always say, “An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backwards. When life is pulling you down with ...

Develop an appetite for excellence

Arthur Marara Isaac Disraeli, once said, and rightly so, “It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when ...

Investment lessons from the ‘Oracle of Omaha’

Every once in a while, I like to share some nuggets from legendary investor Warren Buffet. Few investors have the ...

Financial record-keeping essential in business operations

The financial system comprises multiple financing options; this gives companies a wide range of preferences on ...

LAST WORD: Business needs to help work out jab rules

Employers wanting safer work places and, if they play their cards right, probably gaining exemption from intensified ...

1 month ago | September 17, 2021

Bgoni brings a ‘SPAC’ to the ZSE

The last year or so, has been particularly eventful within the country’s capital markets with several new products being ...

Remember: People have issues

If you have ever been disappointed by people this article is for you.  There are two types of people, those who have ...

Adopting newfangled financing options

The business operating environment is flatly becoming complex for both startups and established companies. The Covid 19 ...

LAST WORD: Trade fairs can back online directories

The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair next week, even with Covid-19 restrictions, still has major relevance and ...

‘Agriculture not development activity but profitable business’

The re-elected president of the African Development Bank (AFDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, famously remarked that ...

Setting sales objectives

 A sales team without sales objectives is like a ship without a sail — the boat is at the mercy of the wind and sea with ...