Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Gertrude Mawire On October 23, 2018, there were celebrations in the #openourborders fraternity. #openourborders refers to people and companies who are against the imposition of controls to manage importations into Zimbabwe. On that day, Cabinet had resolved to scrap the contentious SI 64 of 2016 (no SI122 of 2017) which made...
Robert Gonye An old adage says that the marketplace has a way of disciplining those who fail to abide by the statutes of its confines. Literally translated, any business owner who fails to respect the marketplace and the customer they service will one day find themselves extinct. It has nothing to...
Clive Mphambela Finance and Economic Development Minister, Hon Professor Mthuli Ncube recently announced a 2 cents in the dollar tax on electronic transactions as the country moves to broaden the tax base by harnessing all minor of transactions. Undoubtedly, the move has been met with a big backlash from the transacting...
Robert Gonye While the economy is going through what may appear to be turbulent times, businesses are faced with the very monumental dilemma of whether they should close shop, expand, or adopt a wait and see approach. After all, “one day is one day” as the popular modern day adage goes. Should...

Why public relations matters for organisational effectiveness Hazel Vundla Companies and organisations typically focus on selling goods and services, but if that is all they are doing then they are compromising something huge. And that is establishing a mutual relationship between the organisation itself and its clientele, the public. Advertising works, but on its own it does not instill credibility and...
Africa Moyo As the nation keenly awaits judgment in the electoral petition filed by MDC Alliance presidential candidate Advocate Nelson Chamisa, there is a refreshing development noted from the July 30 harmonised polls. Chief Justice Luke Malaba reserved judgment at the close of presentation of heads of arguments by legal representatives...
Anew round of US tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports kicked in on Thursday, prompting Beijing to retaliate with its own levies on American goods worth the same amount. The latest trade escalation comes as officials from the world’s two largest economies meet for tariff negotiations in Washington. At...
Golden Sibanda Listed multi-commodity miner RioZim limited, has selected Sino Hydro’s sister company Power Construction Engineering Company (Power China) to build its $2,1 billion coal fired power plant in Sengwa, Gokwe North, in a development that will further ameliorate electricity shortage in Zimbabwe. Sengwa power station will on completion generate 2...
The accounting profession has evolved over the years with manual bookkeeping being the main accounting approach until the late 90s (in Zimbabwe). The 2000 era, however, saw a lot of advancements in technology, which replaced manual accounting work. Given the technological headways in the accounting field since the beginning of...
Gertrude Mawire Zimbabwe is a member of several trade bodies across the world like the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) with the European Union. She has also formalised some bilateral trade relations with...