Sunday, September 24, 2017
Leroy Dzenga The new breed of the enlightened professional understands that a single revenue stream may not be enough to cope with the proliferation of needs and wants taking place in the dynamic world. Expenses which may have not been predicted a decade ago now rank high in some households’ priority...
Re-opening Zisco is not renovating an old steelworks; it is a complete rebuild almost from scratch to create a modern steelworks using the latest technologies and this is why it needs a foreign investor, both for the capital required, around $1 billion, and the expertise. Such an investor has now...
Politicians are unmindful of business and market fundamentals Chris Chenga There is a contrast in the level of business interest when multilateral conferences take place in different global regions. Consider the business interest when, for instance, G20 nations converge for annual summits. Among other represented countries, businesses and investors from the...
Tinashe Nyamunda There is an interesting trend in Zimbabwe where people tend to make light and reduce to memes and jokes otherwise depressing economic issues in Zimbabwe. Remember the fuss made about zvihuta? It is out of this movement that people such as Prosper Ngomashi (the comic), Boss Keda, Gonyeti...
The property market is constrained due to condensed property demand drivers. The major property segments such as office, retail, industrial and residential; each has distinguished trends due to its explicit demand and supply drivers. There is an oversupply of office space in the CBD as a result of downsizing and...
The last 18 months have seen the near total conversion of the Zimbabwean economy from one where the majority of transactions, especially smaller transactions, were made with banknotes and coins to one where almost everyone, at least in urban areas, now routinely uses Zimswitch cards, Zipit mobile applications created...
Chris Chenga Zimbabwe has struggled with consistent fiscal deficits, tax revenues being surpassed by expenditures. Pressure has been put on Minister Chinamasa to balance the budget, especially as government is already expecting a deficit for the first half of 2017. Correctly, suggestions are made such as rationalisation on non-essential expenditures...
Albert Norumedzo The Zimbabwean economy is expected to grow by 3.7 percent. This trend is attributable to an agriculture sector that is expected to grow by 21.6 percent due to good rainfall and effective Presidential and Command Agriculture input programs. The mining sector is also expected to rebound on the strength...
Business Writers Zimbabwe’s economic blue-prints introduced since independence in 1980 have not been effective in achieving their set targets due to poor implementation, with the exception of the current Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset) economists havesaid. From the National Development Plan (NDP) in 1986, ESAP of 1991, National Economic...
Kudzanai Sharara Trek Petroleum is set to inject more than $3,7 million into the 2017 / 18 maize production season at the four farms that it is currently running under a Private, Public Partnerships (PPP) in partnership with the Agricultural Development Authority (ARDA). In 2015, ARDA and Trek entered into a...