Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Victor Bhoroma The growth of FDI inflows into Zimbabwe is one of the fundamental aspects required to turn around the local economy. The positive connection between increase in FDI and GDP is what motivates most bilateral engagements world over. xThe recent invitation of the Zimbabwean delegation to Davos, Switzerland can be...
Victor Bhoroma Rwanda is a small and landlocked country in East Africa. The country has total area of 26 338 square kilometres (half the size of Midlands in Zimbabwe). It borders the natural resources endowed Democratic Republic of Congo, trade hub Tanzania, Burundi and Uganda. It is hilly and fertile with a...
The country needs to do much more to lure investors My Two Cents It’s no wonder warm climate and weather were right at the top of reasons why people needed to move from Europe to settle in Rhodesia in the early 1900s. Europe can be cold particularly around this time when winter...
Nixon Shingi Chekenya --- “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of foolishness…it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair…” wrote novelist Charles Dickens. This statement seems so befitting in describing the situation in Zimbabwe; with regard to...
Opportunities abound for various stakeholders Chris Chenga Just before the Easter holidays, the Office of the President and Cabinet sent out a press release to announce a $1,5 billion agriculture focused deal with a British based entity called the Financial and Commodities Ecosystem (FinComEco). While details of the agreement portray very broad...
Robert Gonye --- “We must be innovative” has become a mantra for the business community. However, few really know what it is and how to go about it. This has become paramount not only for survival but for profitability. In fact if you are to be around in the future...
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...
Clive Mphambela The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe finally issued the much awaited 2018 Monetary Policy Statement on Wednesday under the theme “enhancing financial stability to promote business confidence”. The market was pregnant with expectations, and the question is: Did the good governor do justice to the pertinent issues? Just so that...
. . . Donkeys are not cows Clive Mphambela Rapid price increases in the last few months have finally attracted the attention of policy makers, with the highest office in the land adding its voice to the rising debate. In the last two articles, we spoke about inflation and the currency...
By Olorunjuwon Samuel Big companies operating in developing countries often use corporate social responsibility initiatives to position themselves as development agents and friends of the host communities. But in places like South Africa – and within the mining sector in particular – initiatives aren’t achieving the objectives they were designed to...