Tuesday, September 25, 2018
One of the more incomprehensible results of the hyperinflation Zimbabwe suffered in the 2000s was the way pensions became worth absolutely nothing and the way private pension administrators wanted credit for new minimum pensions a trifle less than what most people pay the maid. Pensioners were generally neither blind nor...
Chris Chenga Just across the Limpopo a subject of pervasive interest is taking place; one of which a majority of developing nations could benefit by conducting their own relative self-introspection. South African Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, recently released a report very critical of the traction, or lack thereof, made by the...
Albert Norumedzo The other side Although it is a hard sell, especially considering the daily pain of dealing with cash and foreign currency shortages, the current crisis has its own silver lining. Before the current cash crisis many investors were focused on fears of change in policy, on suppressed industry growth,...
Dr Tinashe Nyamunda The Economy Corner At the launch of Business Weekly on 10 July 2017, I found the acknowledgement of the Minister of Finance, Patrick Chinamasa, that Zimbabwe was experiencing an emerging new economy especially interesting. He noted that where there had been only 1,700 white tobacco farmers, in their...
Ushehwedu Kufakurinani The year 2000 saw Government implementing the Fast Track Land Resettlement Programme to redress imbalances in the allocation of land. Although there was controversy around the programme during implementation, what is most critical is building a case for increased productivity and long term investment so that maximum potential is...
The going live of the central credit registry system is a big milestone for the financial services sector in Zimbabwe since the introduction of the multi-currency system. It is a accepted fact that the central Credit Reference System was a long overdue development in the country given that each and...