Thursday, August 16, 2018
South-African based Zimbabwean artist, Michele Mathison, is currently on show at the 2018 Edition of Frieze Sculpture, at Regent’s Park English Gardens, London. Frieze Sculpture is a precursor to the esteemed Frieze Masters Exhibition which is set to take place in October of this year. As such, Mathison has been...
Lagos. — The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria's current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6,5 percent. Chairman of NPC, Eze Duruiheoma, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and...
Tawanda Musarurwa In view of recent increases in public borrowing, which raise questions about the sustainability of public debt, there is need for Government to come up with comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date public debt databases to produce statistics for debt policy formulation. And the Government has made strides in this...
KIGALI/ABIDJAN. — Early last year, weeks after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the US Trade Representative. That seven-page letter set Africa in the cross-hairs of the new administration’s “America First” trade ideology, pitting the world’s largest economy against...
London. — Philippe Coutinho’s $192-million deal to join Barcelona is likely to unleash a series of big-money transfers, not least as Liverpool seek to re-invest the proceeds. It took the third largest amount ever paid for a footballer to prise Coutinho away from Liverpool and the rumour mill has already...
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...
Africa Moyo Businesspeople are calling for legislation that outlaws the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) from raiding their accounts for foreign currency, which happened in the last years of hyperinflation. Some industrialists, who are concerned by the behaviour of the RBZ in the past, are considering raising the issue during...
Africa Moyo Makomo Resources’ bid to construct a 600MW power plant is in limbo amid indications that purse holders are unwilling to release the funds citing “country risk”. Country risk generally refers to the risk that a foreign government will default on its loans or other financial commitments. The term is...
Tawanda Musarurwa Intratrek Zimbabwe may have violated the Companies Act (24:03) when it appointed Wicknell Chivayo as its managing director. The company, according to its website is headquartered in South Africa and was founded in 1994. But it’s the company’s registration of the Zimbabwean subsidiary with Chivayo as its managing director that...
Kudzanai Sharara High interest rates and low employment levels had a negative impact on potential mortgage borrowers in 2017 resulting in a slight increase in mortgage advances, the Zimbabwe Association for Housing Finance has said. Responding to enquiries from Business Weekly, ZAHF said the mortgage lending environment in the year was...