Sunday, December 16, 2018
Business Writer Retailer, Choppies, is looking at nearly doubling its stores in Zimbabwe on the back of anticipated economic “boom” in the short to medium term, an official has said. Choppies, which is head-quartered in Botswana operates 34 outlets and is looking to open an additional 26 shops countrywide, including in...
Business Writer Reporting guidelines for the 2018 financials are almost ready and will come as a relief to businesses and accounting practitioners who have been waiting for direction on how to treat the 2018 accounts on the back of currency distortions bedevilling the country. The development comes at a time there...
Jeffrey Gogo The price of bitcoin may have plumped to new lows in the last few weeks, losing as much as 80 percent from its December 2017 high, but people throughout the world are still keen on getting to understand the concept behind the leading cryptocurrency. This week, Google published its...
Tawanda Musarurwa Patience is a virtue in life, and that also applies to business. But solely producing and selling a commodity whose price has been in the doldrums protractedly, and hit a 13-year low in February 2016 and failing to recover significantly, can be quite enigmatic. That is Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC)’s...
Martin Kadzere Zimbabwe is next month expected to launch the artificial insemination programme as it looks to grow the national cattle herd and revive the lucrative beef industry, Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Professor Amon Murirwa said. The artificial insemination practice involves the collection of sperm cells from a bull...
Kudzanai Sharara Zimbabwe Stock Exchange- listed entity British American Tobacco, will have to up its game if it is to maintain its dominance of the country’s cigarettes market, which has seen a new player China Tobacco Shaanxi Industrial Corporation come on board. The Chinese company will partner local manufacturer Pacific Cigarette...
In the heart of southern Africa, between Zimbabwe and Zambia lies the world’s largest series of waterfalls, a sight so wondrous the explorer David Livingstone wrote: “They must have been gazed upon by angels”. Spanning over 2km, the Zambezi river plunges 108 million across a series of cataracts into...
Michael Tome Old Mutual Zimbabwe has set rental prices for its $21,4 million Eastgate Market Complex, which is expected to be commissioned this month to help emerging business to formalise into organised and profitable ventures. The one-stop-shop complex has 12 000 square metres of prime retail space configured to accommodate a...
Robert Gonye The Gregorian calendar year draws to its end. We not only celebrate our businesses surviving quite a turbulent calendar year, but we raise our glasses to the teams that made the year a success. As a business owner, take time to thank the team that held fort in...
The Painted dog is the rarest large carnivore in Africa. Like the black rhino, it is also red-listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); as few as around 5 700 remain in the wild. Tawanda Musarurwa If my hair had been any longer I certainly...