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1 day ago | November 27, 2020

NatPharm shows how to cope with emergencies

Among the many welcome reforms in the Ministry of Health and Child Care over the last few months has been the remarkable ...

1 week ago | November 20, 2020

Sober Treasury manages pay rises

As anyone at Alcoholics Anonymous will tell you, there is no such thing as “one little drink” for an alcoholic: they ...

Walk through the storm

Arthur Marara “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass . . . It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” (Vivian ...

2 weeks ago | November 13, 2020

The time to start a business is now

The economic stability Zimbabwe is now enjoying — having Covid-19 under control and the efforts of first the private ...

3 weeks ago | November 6, 2020

We got carried away in demergers

Many people don’t like Mathematics. Maths phobia, if that’s the right term, has forced some gifted students to drop the ...

Good staff health is good business

The dramatic rises in Covid-19 infections in Europe and the United States highlight the dangers of complacency and, a ...

4 weeks ago | October 30, 2020

Quality, pricing need to be fixed

The pro-business attitude of the Government was stressed this week when President Mnangagwa, in the ceremony activating ...

1 month ago | October 16, 2020

Win in your family

Arthur Marara “No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and ...

Inflation end needs calculating managers

The crash of monthly inflation to well below 4 percent in September was the direct result of the stabilisation of the ...

2 months ago | October 2, 2020

Henry Ford had the right idea to grow a firm

With most of the economy now open again, either explicitly or through toleration and with the major exception being the ...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...

4 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 ...