Opinion

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 ...

Market forces apply to all

The dramatic changes in foreign currency dealings over the last couple of weeks present the interesting probability that ...

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 ...

Business lessons my father taught me

Joseline Sithole As we celebrate this year’s Father’s Day, I would like to reflect on the lessons that my father, Osbert ...

Auction system could be the answer

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

1 month ago | May 29, 2020

Is Edgars’ rights offer price fair value?

Plans by Edgars Stores Limited to raise capital through offering additional shares of approximately 45,6 percent of its ...

Key to surviving the coronavirus

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

2 months ago | May 15, 2020

Pandemic behaviour explained: The good, the bad

People need certainty. Because of loss aversion, we know that people really like to keep what they have. Living in ...

European investment fall raises fears for future growth

Investment in the eurozone has plummeted in recent weeks, creating a drag on the continent’s economy that economists ...

Change your mindset

Shepherd Sagne, is my resident photographer, printer and graphic designer. On one occasion when I was quite unhappy with ...

7 disciplines of peak performance

“Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.” (William ...

Import reliance to continue for a while

Each year the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement conducts three national crop and livestock ...

2 months ago | May 8, 2020

Locusts, pandemics, floods: East Africa can’t catch a break

How much more calamity can East Africa take? Already struggling with the twin crises of the coronavirus pandemic and a ...

7 disciplines of peak performance

Great people live their lives with great focus. I am very confident that you can turn around your business/life by ...

Unpacking the stimulus package

Two days before the expiry of the first extended lockdown period on May 1, 2020, President Mnangangwa announced an ...

Advertising basics for SMEs

I love Twitter wars (TWARs). If you are having a bad day just go to your Twitter page where you are assured of a “juicy” ...

2 months ago | April 28, 2020

What SMEs are learning from the COVID 19 Pandemic

I have decided to come out of my “hibernation” and semi - retirement and write on my favourite SME issues.