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3 days ago | July 19, 2019

Agric insurance necessary for farmers

There is a general belief that farmers may not purchase insurance policies because they are not convinced the insurer ...

Soya bean: Strategic, profitable crop

Increased soya bean production is necessary to meet an increasing domestic and global demand. Soya bean is one of the ...

1 week ago | July 12, 2019

IPSAS to boost confidence in Govt accounting systems

Michael Tome HARARE – Secretary of Finance and Economic Development George Guvamatanga says the adoption of ...

Old Mutual flexes for smallholder farmers

Tawanda Musarurwa HARARE – Insurance giant Old Mutual Zimbabwe says it is in the process of re-designing ...

Govt to revive master farmer training programme

Elita Chikwati & Lynn Munjanja HARARE – Government is set to re-introduce master farmer training programme to ...

Zim records drop in mobile phone users in Q1, 2019 – Potraz

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s mobile penetration rate dropped 9.8 percentage points in the first quarter of 2019 to 83.3 ...

‘Dollarisation failed to create jobs’

Golden Sibanda While Zimbabwe registered remarkable economic growth during the multi-currency era, the period dismally ...

Govt to expunge legacy debts through Brady Bonds

Tawanda Musarurwa Treasury will use Brady Bonds to expunge US$1,2 billion worth of external private sector legacy debts ...

Treasury Bills for price discovery: Guvamatanga

Kudzanai Sharara The $80 million Treasury Bills issued out by Government this week are only for price discovery purposes ...

Banks ditch Paynet, test own system

Golden Sibanda RELATIONS between banks and bulk electronic payments service provider, Paynet Zimbabwe, may have ...

ZHL seeks to raise US$10m offshore

Business Writer Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity Zimre Holdings Limited (ZHL), is looking at raising US$10 million ...

First Mutual Holdings’ share price conundrum

Tawanda Musarurwa For a company that is paying dividends, has a decent record of positive earnings, First Mutual ...

If capitalism is broken, maybe it’s fixable

A book excerpt and interview with Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics and author of “People, Power and ...

Zim trims trade deficit by 72pc

Oliver Kazunga The country’s trade deficit narrowed by 72,7 percent between February and May this year to $300 million ...

CBZ scoops best bank award

Michael Tome The country’s biggest financial services group, CBZ Holdings Limited, on Wednesday scooped Zimbabwean best ...

Let’s grow sugar bean, it pays!

Dr John Basera Do not let anyone fool you, farming pays and pays big! But, some fundamentals have to be true! One of the ...

Old Mutual ex-CEO ‘inflated sense of self-importance’

Old Mutual lambasted what it called former CEO Peter Moyo’s “inflated sense of self-importance” as the company opposed a ...

Edgars hit by working capital constraints…Will resort to ...

Michael Tome Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity, Edgars Limited, says it intends to borrow more capital to fund its ...

Zim poised for gold boom

Ishemunyoro Chingwere Zimbabwe is poised for a boom in gold production after Government announced that it will ...

Humps ahead as Govt targets export-led industrialisation

Kudzanai Sharara The use of antiquated machinery coupled with shortages of both foreign currency and electricity will ...