Columnists

2 years ago | December 29, 2017

Strategic planning for small business

Kudzai Mubaiwa As the year draws to an end it is an opportune time to take stock of one’s enterprise no matter how ...

2 years ago | October 27, 2017

After Cabinet reshuffle what is the plan Dr Chombo

Dr Tinashe Nyamunda There was a Cabinet reshuffle recently, which saw Patrick Chinamasa being moved to the Ministry of ...

Stress in the heights of banking

Business Writers A defacto central bank, is what the market calls the country’s largest bank, CBZ, where the past two ...

The potholes to financial inclusion

Gerald Nywakwawa The use of digital financial services at face value looks widespread in Zimbabwe. Almost every street ...

Why business models fail

Kudzai Mubaiwa Business models matter. You may have a brilliant product or service and not succeed because the model ...

Gallery’s role in artist’s entrepreneurial activities

Art Correspondent Artists at the beginning of their career meet tumultuous challenges in terms of promoting their ...

2 years ago | October 20, 2017

Government has final say on Air Zimbabwe boss

Africa Moyo The Air Zimbabwe board, which met last Friday to deliberate on the fate of suspended chief executive officer ...

Seed Co to partner Govt in commercial rice production

Livingstone Marufu Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity Seed Co Limited, is in discussions with Government to revive ...

NRZ deal a potential inflection point in deal making

Chris Chenga The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s $400 million deal with a consortium led by the Diaspora ...

Comment: NRZ-DIDG — the manifestation of an ideology

The composition of DIDG is impressive. It appears a well-structured entity with sound governance and operational models. ...

Central bank using RTGS balances for cheap finance

Business Writer The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says it is taking advantage of the significant levels of Real Time ...

Grooming and the unbearable heat

Tafadzwa Zimoyo (The Boss) Business Closet Anyone who grew up in Zimbabwe will agree that October is the hottest month ...

ZSE maintains momentum

Gains on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange continued for the week ending Wednesday 18 October 2017, but were slightly lower ...

King Mzilikazi’s Maternal Heritage

History is constantly being rewritten as new evidence comes to light. Here in the first of a new series in the Business ...

Disruption ahead; should banks be worried?

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The banking industry has gone through more consequential changes in the last two to three ...

Financial literacy critical for development of agric value chain

Gerald Nyakwava Due to the continued rise in global population, investing in agriculture has become a necessity. The ...

Artists venture into entrepreneurship

Artists have always been known as people who create their works and exhibit it in either museums or galleries. They have ...

Gains need reinforcement

Climbing out of the economic and financial hole Zimbabwe was buried in at the end of the hyperinflation era allowed a ...

Bitcoin price shoots to $10 000 on local exchange

Jeffrey Gogo The price of Bitcoin (BTC) on the local exchange Golix.io (formerly Bitcoinfundi) has shot 900 percent to ...

Possibilities of new economic thinking in Zimbabwe

Dr Tinashe Nyamunda I Am in Edinburgh, Scotland attending an Institute of New Economic Thinking festival (INET), as the ...