Saturday, June 23, 2018
By Ania Zalewska In the past decade, the banking industry has been a central focus of attention for regulators, academics and the general public. The 2007-08 financial crisis led to new regulations and institutions to keep things in check. In contrast, the issues of the pension industry have tended to be swept...
By Theo Broodryk What do Ford, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields and Tiger Brands have in common? They are just a few of the well-known companies in South Africa facing class actions: lawsuits filed on behalf of a group. The international retail group Steinhoff could soon join the list. South African shareholders...
Tawanda Musarurwa News Café, Pizza Hut, Panarotis, POS Hardware Solutions, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Roco Mamas, Spar, Ocean Basket, Mugg & Bean are some of the more popular franchises that currently operate in Zimbabwe. There are numerous other less known franchises around the country. But that’s just the problem . . ....
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...
Clive Mphambela One hundred days of what? That has been the major question under discussion this week. Memes and jokes are currently flying around of these key days. But perhaps we need to be fair and really do an overview of what has transpired since President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration. In my...
Persistence Gwanyanya The multiple currency system was never meant to be a permanent currency solution in Zimbabwe. It was introduced to deal with the hyperinflation scourge as well as to reverse the economic decay that had reached unprecedented levels. Commendably, this currency regime managed to achieve these imperatives by instilling some...
Kudzai M. Mubaiwa Most small business will at some point in their operational life experience cashflow issues. Money is important for two stages of a business — starting out where you will require capital at inception for capital expenditure such as machinery, equipment, vehicles, furniture and fittings — as well...
 Robert Gonye This week I discuss 5 attributes that point to the possibility that you could be an entrepreneur and employment is not your thing. If you find all or most of these in your character then entrepreneurship could be a worthwhile pursuit. Number 1 Are you a curious person? Are you...
Arts Correspondent The informal sector covers a large percentage of the Zimbabwean economy promoting the bigger black market. The arts industry in Zimbabwe is part of the informal sector and with the proper intervention and is incorporated into the formal sector, which will benefit the nation. First of all one should...
Taurai Togarepi Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, was founded decades ago by the Pioneer Column and is the most populous city in the country. The authorities at the once sunshine city have been blundering for a very long time taking residents for granted and making poor policies. Recently they carried out an ill-advised...