Opinion

2 months ago | November 22, 2019

‘MPC expects end of inflationary shocks’

Elias Pacheso The smooth functioning of any economy requires strict monitoring and adjustment of policies from time to ...

2 months ago | November 15, 2019

We must get rid of binding constraints

Alfred M. Mthimkhulu In 2015, four economists at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe led by the then Director of Research, Mr ...

The future of diamond industry. . . natural or lab-grown gems?

Back in 1947, an advertising firm working for De Beers coined the phrase “A Diamond is Forever” which won awards as the ...

How multinational firms take money offshore

Zimbabwe could be losing out on millions each year as multinational firms in the country avoid tax through complex ...

Income Tax (Transfer Pricing Documentation)

Income Tax (Transfer Pricing Documentation) Regulations, were gazetted on May 10, 2019. These regulations became ...

3 months ago | October 25, 2019

China struggles to produce valuable start-ups

China’s ability to produce valuable new start-ups, or “unicorns”, has plummeted compared with last year, according to ...

Why men stopped wearing heels. . .

For generations they have signified femininity and glamour – but a pair of high heels was once an essential ...

England demolish Australia

You win a World Cup quarter-final by sticking 40 points on a team and people start talking — of what might be, of where ...

High heels designed for men?

How do they walk in these things? grumbles Jack Lemmon, stumbling in his heels, newly dressed as his alter-ego ...

3 months ago | October 18, 2019

Rebate on goods imported by relief, welfare organisations

Rebate of duty on goods imported by relief, welfare & church organisations & bodies for free distribution among ...

Stop revenue leaks in your business

For just about every company, some revenue leakage is inevitable. It most often happens unintentionally and without ...

Can’t it be fixed?

Clifford Shambare I always get goose bumps when I read in some     publications in the country, the narrative that has ...

4 months ago | September 20, 2019

We warned in May 2018

On May 04, 2018 we published an article by Clive Mphambela titled “Address the restive labour issue”. It is our strong ...

Authorised Economic Operator programme

In line with international best practice and the Customs and Excise Act (Chapter 23:02) section 216B, Zimbabwe has ...

Building market confidence a domestic affair

In January 2009, a financial crisis was still wreaking havoc in the Unites States. Some 9 million Americans had lost ...

4 months ago | September 17, 2019

What some entrepreneurial welfare beneficiaries do to improve ...

South Africa distributes 17 million social grants every month. These include child, disability and older person grants. ...

4 months 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 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...