Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Elita Chikwati HARARE - Government is in the process of engaging livestock stakeholders and experts to come up with possible modalities on how best farmers can access funding under the Command Livestock, Fisheries and Wildlife Programme. Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Mr Bothwell Makodza of the Division of Livestock...
But still lags behind regional peers ...Consumer spending projected to rise going forward Tawanda Musarurwa The standard of living in Zimbabwe has improved significantly with gross domestic product (GDP) per capita rising from $1004 last year to the current $1112, according to World Bank and the International Monetary Fund figures. GDP per...
Business Writer Zimbabwe’s October 2018 inflation rate rose to 20,85 percent, evoking hyperinflation memories that the country experienced before Government abandoned its local currency and dollarised in 2009. In 2008, the country’s inflation rate topped 231 million percent. Current inflation figures are however still far from reaching those levels. The year...
Enacy Mapakame Powerspeed Electrical Limited’s profit after tax jumped 140 percent to $1,091 million from $0,454 million achieved last year on improvements in volume and revenue. Total revenue rose 30 percent to $53,9 million from $41 million achieved in the prior year while gross margins rose at a slower rate...
Kudzai M. Mubaiwa The past two weeks have been hectic for small business owners. After the Monetary Policy statement on the first day of the month, a longer document — the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, followed it (as promised) by mid-morning of the fifth day. It has truly been a lot to...
BH24 Reporter HARARE – The Chartered Institute of Customer Management in collaboration with Select Research (Pvt) Limited will next month launch the second edition of the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI). The launch is scheduled for July 11, in Harare. The index is a national indicator on how companies are performing in terms...
Clive Mphambela The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries hosted a very successful and interesting 2018 Economic Outlook Symposium this past Tuesday, were a number of economic issues were discussed. Suufice to say, many of the current economic challenges were articulated, with many interesting suggestions for potential solutions. In equal measure, some very...
The COMESA, SADC and the EAC trade groupings signed a Free Trade Area Agreement on 10 June 2015 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt after a 14-year gestation period that began in May 2001 in Cairo, Egypt. This new club was christened the Tripartite Free Trade Area, TFTA. Conflicts arising due...
Clive Mphambela Cynics and pessimists alike are playing blind eye to the massive opportunities that Zimbabwe is now offering since the advent of the new political dispensation, which also ushered in an new economic order in November last year. Markets rarely lie, or give the wrong signals. Consumer confidence seems to have...
Tawanda Musarurwa Mukuvisi Woodlands is one of the few areas in Harare where one can enjoy the leisure activity of bird-watching, if you are a simple bird-watcher, or “birding”, you are a “birder”. Ok, let us be clear on these terms. “Birding” is the sport and/or hobby in which individuals enjoy the...