Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Hebert Zharare Tobacco farmers are entitled to over $81 million in form of incentives from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe from 227 million kg of flu cured tobacco worth $655 million delivered to the floors as of Monday this week. The apex bank releases the money for tobacco farmers’ incentives to...
Kudzanai Sharara The country’s dairy farmers need at least $46 million for them to be able to double the country’s milk production within five years, Business Weekly has learnt. Under the umbrella of the Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers (ZADF), dairy farmers plan to double national milk production by 2022 as...
Enacy Mapakame Financial services firm, NMB Bank has stepped up efforts of bridging the housing gap through its employer assisted mortgage scheme, as it moves to provide affordable housing financing to Zimbabweans. This comes as demand for housing in Zimbabwe has ballooned due to population growth in urban centres, driven by...
Clive Mphambela The currency debate is one that will not go away by itself, neither can any economist, policy maker or layman wish the currency issues bedevilling our economy away. Different schools of thought are coming forth. From the extremes, we have those who are clamouring for the return of...
Enacy Mapakame Beverages giant, Delta Corporation Limited has said foreign currency shortages continue to have a knock on effect on its business especially packaging material, although earnings were positive in the first quarter to June 30, 2018. The current operating environment, though with a positive sentiment and outlook, is still constrained...
Gertrude Mawire The poor response to the first Tax Amnesty extended to taxpayers in 2014 appears to have set a standard for all future Tax Amnesties in Zimbabwe. A preliminary indication from an informal survey conducted by this author indicates that the amnesty dispensation, which ended on 30 June 2018, appears...
Kudzanai Sharara Rosemary Mukaro is a young executive who has been working in the financial services sector for more than 3 years now, but still has little appreciation of how to invest in stock markets. There is need to demystify stock market investment as an elitist activity. Mukaro’s story is not...
Enacy Mapakame Cleanliness is next to Godliness, so the saying goes. This is one of the motivating factors for Kusi Chemicals, a detergents manufacturing firm that aspires to become a billion dollar revenue company in the next 10 years with support from stakeholders. Kusi is still a long way to compete...
Golden Sibanda One of Africa’s leading seed breeders, Seed Co Group, says it has started conducting research in South Africa with a view to develop hybrid varieties which can do well in the predominantly temperate climate region. The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed company is involved in the breeding, multiplication and...
Globalisation, together with Australia’s isolation and size, means that business owners have never travelled more. Last year, Australian businesses spent $1,7 billion on business travel and that doesn’t even factor in the stress and potential costs to the health of those travellers. Author of A life less stressed: The five...