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1 day ago | August 23, 2019

Sunshine beams through inflation cloud

The month-on-month inflation figures for July were both a horror story and a bright beam of hope. The horror story was ...

DPA doubles client base as demand for solar energy soars

Own correspondent Distributed Power Africa (DPA) has more than doubled its client base as the demand for solar energy ...

Old Mutual fires Moyo for second time

Business Writer Insurer Old Mutual said on Thursday that it would explore all reasonable options to end a dispute with ...

Old Mutual ring-fences Zim operations

Business Writer South African-based Old Mutual Group says it has “ring-fenced” its Zimbabwe operation in view of failure ...

Africa’s climate gets worse for farming

Perceptions of climate conditions for farming are getting worse on the African continent, according to survey group ...

Sugar exports forecast at 21pc

Golden Sibanda Zimbabwe’s sugar exports are forecast to increase by 21 percent to 145 000 tonnes in 2019, from 120 000 ...

SA’s inflation surprise at six-month low

Investors in South African bonds are cheering a slowdown in inflation, which has given the central bank more room to ...

Mash shows resilience despite headwinds

Kudzanai Sharara Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity Mashonaland Holdings says economic challenges currently being ...

Did you know?: Turnall Holdings Limited history

Fradreck Gorwe Turnall Holdings Limited’s protracted history stretches back to 1943 when Porters Cement Industries’ ...

What Algeria teaches us about economic development

On July 19, Algeria won the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. That victory is the epilogue of a very contested ...

Importance of business etiquette to SMEs

Melissa Ndlovu, the programmes manager for Emthonjeni Women’s Forum in Bulawayo is a woman after my own heart. Melissa ...

Waiting to see how the patient responds

Luke W. Gumbo There are decades when nothing happens, then there are weeks when decades happen. The statement attributed ...

July month-on-month inflation at 21,72pc

Business Writer The Consumer Price Index is calculated each month by ZimStat on a basket of 495 items which are then ...

How companies are governed matters

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Economist Milton Friedman once said “there is one and only one social responsibility of a ...

1 week ago | August 16, 2019

ICAZ takes energy challenges to SA

Energy development will take centre stage at the Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) Winter School in South Africa ...

ZSE investors lose US$2bn in under two months. . . value of Zim’s ...

In just over a month since Zimbabwe dropped the multi-currency system, investors on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange have ...

Why are there so many music films?

This year will be remembered for the UK leaving the EU (maybe), England winning a Cricket World Cup (finally), and the ...

Choppies to chop SA assets

Botswana-born supermarket chain Choppies plans to exit its South African operations, either in whole or part.

Seed Co optimistic of 2019/20 farming season

Although the macro-economic environment is volatile, Seed Co Limited says the 2019/20 farming season prospects are ...

Implats expects to swing into profit

South Africa’s Impala Platinum (Implats) said yesterday it expects to swing into profit this year boosted by higher ...