Saturday, September 23, 2017
Happiness Zengeni Just like any other school holiday, there is always that stress of what the children are going to eat all day. After burning fat, children will not only need something nourishing to eat but also something they can actually enjoy. The good thing is holiday time always coincides...
Tinashe Nyamunda With just over a year to go before the curtains come down on the latest economic blue print, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-Asset), it is appropriate to evaluate its record. Zim-Asset is scheduled to be implemented between October 2013 and December 2018. As political protagonists work...
Chris Chenga The dairy industry is turning out to be an exciting sector in the economy. Excitement in this regard is in the context of competition. Competition  is intriguing for investors with an eye on market economies, and it is good for macro-economic growth. Indeed there are other sectors with market...
Business Writer A peculiar occurrence is taking place in the global economy. There is no precedent to it. At this moment, six of the largest central banks in the world, namely the US Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan, the Bank of England, along with the...
Albert Norumedzo The concept of aggregating financial resources to create capacity is the core concept behind the principle of banking. In simple terms, a bank is an intermediary financial institution that aggregates savings from different sources (often referred to as providers of capital) and lends these savings to businesses and individuals...
Sakunda Holdings a company involved in wide ranging activities in the energy, logistics, and commodities sector remains an enigmatic entity. This is ironic considering its level of involvement in high profile deals, many of which it partners with the Government of Zimbabwe. Indeed then, the public’s curiosity and its vested...
Chris Chenga This year opened with a feverish rush, particularly in infrastructure. Beaming headlines in the Financial Times such as “investments in infrastructure assets soar”. Publications by advisory beacons McKinsey Global Institute, for instance, affirmed up to $57 trillion worth of opportunity over the next 15 years in potential...
Tinashe Nyamunda The Fiscal and Monetary Policy Reviews presented in the last two weeks, while an important aspect of the media calendar, was just business as usual for many ordinary Zimbabweans, at least the ones that I spoke to. In this column, I too discussed what I thought both policy...
Brendrick Wamambo The mid-term Monetary Policy Statement presented on Wednesday gives a good picture of recent economic developments. There is more disclosure on the stock of Treasury Bills, the worsening cash situation and the causes of currency shortages. It is also a sobering presentation in that it alludes to the...
Tinashe Nyamunda Many reports on the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) are largely focusing on monetary expansion through the printing of a further $300 million bond dollar (or bollars). This injection which will raise bond money in circulation to $500 million is backed by an African Export and Import Bank facility...