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11 hours ago | September 25, 2020

Doing business in the townships

Joseline Sithole I used to think that ghetto/township (herein referred collectively known as township) folks were a bit ...

We are now getting basics right

The growth of the auction system to the record US$31,6 million that was bid for an allotment this week can be gauged by ...

1 week ago | September 18, 2020

Be wary of how you use statistics

Economists like to measure and they can do this better and better all the time and cannot just measure raw data but ...

4 weeks ago | August 28, 2020

Stepping back from dollarisation brink

The mid-term monetary policy statement at the end of last week fired a warning shot over the bows of those who desire a ...

1 month ago | August 21, 2020

‘Normality’ needs to be pressed further

The foreign currency auctions this week reached their first signs of “normal stability” with a movement of less than ...

Managing remote teams effectively

The ongoing global pandemic has created new normal routines which will be part of our day-to-day work routines going ...

1 month ago | August 14, 2020

How Air Zim rescued stuck Africans in China

Even for 2020, with its once-in-a-generation global pandemic and the countless travel bans that have followed, this ...

Serious joint debate needed now on next step

The success of the auction system for allocating foreign exchange and setting exchange rates, along with the addition of ...

2 months ago | July 31, 2020

Auction success allows next steps

The process of price discovery at the US dollar auctions being run by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has reached a point, ...

AfDB sees Zim inflation dip

Golden Sibanda Zimbabwe is one of only two Southern African countries that failed to reduce inflation in 2019, along ...

2 months ago | July 17, 2020

Pricing is more than following the rate

Foreign exchange markets appear to be stabilising, at least by recent Zimbabwean standards, and this stability is in ...

What does the US election mean for markets?

It’s a presidential election year in the United States and that means primaries and caucuses, national conventions and ...

3 months ago | July 10, 2020

Cleanliness next to godliness

Looking back over the last four months, the entire business world has had to cope with a series of major revolutions, ...

4 months ago | June 12, 2020

Dairibord to increase employee stake

Oliver Kazunga Senior Business Reporter DAIRIBORD Holdings Limited is seeking shareholder approval to increase stake for ...

Tourism players roll out marketing campaign

Leonard Ncube Victoria Falls Reporter TOURISM players have escalated marketing destination Zimbabwe after Government ...

Currency weakness puts Zimbabwe on edge

Elias Pacheso It’s hard to ignore current affairs when you are an economist, so this week with everyone’s eyes ...

Zimdollar opens the route to growth

There is still continuous pressure for the redollarisation of the economy, with last week some Parliamentarians joining ...

4 months ago | May 29, 2020

Gold shift not start of redollarisation

Black markets are notoriously difficult to deal with, and the Zimbabwean black market is one of the huge burdens on the ...

4 months ago | May 22, 2020

Seven disciplines of peak performance ( Discipline 3)

Arthur Marara “All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in ...

City Centre accelerates to being giant market

For the last three decades Harare city centre has been undergoing a fundamental change that continues to accelerate and ...