Thursday, October 18, 2018
Dr Roseline Karambakuwa Prioritising the development of Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) exports can help to improve Zimbabwe’s trade competitiveness and enable the Southern African country to reduce its trade deficit while achieving economic growth. In Zimbabwe there are a number of institutions supporting SME exports such as Zimtrade. It is...
Kudzanai Sharara Zimbabwe came 16 places lower at 121 out of 200 countries in the worldwide broadband speed league 2018, new data from M-Lab, a research partnership between Google, Princeton, and groups like the Open Technology Institute has shown. The country had an average speed of 2.86 mbps according to the...
Taurai Mangudhla The youthful in their late 20s and younger, and avid rhumba music lovers would know him better than the older folk in their 50s. Those in their 50s are likely more familiar with his mentor and compatriot, Koffi Olomide. Olomide dominated Zimbabwe’s music scene in 1997 and 1998 with...
Own Correspondent Zimbabwe has been a participant of the Venice Biennale since 2013 as a way of promoting Zimbabwean art and its artists. The event, which takes place biennially has been presenting itself as a great market place for African countries such as Zimbabwe, to seize the opportunity to compete with...
Tawanda Musarurwa Who ever said skipping from tree to tree was a preserve for monkeys got it all wrong. Well, it probably was at some point in the history of this planet, but not anymore! Welcome to the Aberfoyle Golf and Country Lodge’s “Tree Canopy Tour”. Now, how does one go about...
Kudzanai Sharara If there is a product that you are bound to find anywhere in Zimbabwe, be it at work, at home, at church, at school in fact everywhere, then it has to be paper. There are so many varieties of paper based products from printing and writing paper, to packaging...
Hebert Zharare Despite statutory levies as high as 71 percent on major petroleum products, the country's energy regulator contends fuel prices in Zimbabwe are consistent with the architecture of the domestic market. Government levies 42,1 cents per litre for petrol and 62,2 cents for diesel with the Zimbabwe Energy Regulation...
Kudzai M. Mubaiwa Finding a balance between maintaining high customer satisfaction and maximising profits is the desire of every small business owner. Once the business gets this aspect right, it will be assured of longevity in any market. Most new business owners struggle with determining the pricing of goods and...
Artists are passionate about the works they produce. They execute their practice on the basis of talent to maintain their livelihoods. The question then becomes, how they can best use this talent to make a living? They should be able to use their talent to build a profession that will...
Tawanda Musarurwa Zimbabwe has been ranked 99th in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018, an improvement from position 121 last year. The Global Innovation Index (GII) ranking is published annually by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and GII Knowledge Partners. In respect of the latest rankings Zimbabwe...