Sunday, September 24, 2017
Tafadzwa Musarurwa Econet Wireless’s Technites Enterprise — an online registration platform for skilled workers jobs and tradesmen has commenced registrations in Zimbabwe. The country is the latest in the company’s recruitment drive across Africa where already over 6 000 Technites are registered and readily available for work. The ‘Technites’ concept entails the...
Martin Kadzere The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has rejected a request from platinum and chrome producers to have their foreign currency retention threshold increased from 20 percent, but assured them of timely disbursements of hard currency upon request to facilitate external payments. Last month, the RBZ directed the miners to surrender...
Tinashe Makichi Giant cement manufacturer, PPC Zimbabwe, will resume exports into the region even at a loss, in order to earn foreign currency which is currently in short supply in the country. PPC Zimbabwe managing director Kelibone Masiyane, told the Business Weekly that the company has no option but to export...
Kudzai M. Mbaiwa Small Businesses Understanding the growth stages and management factors of small businesses is vital. This is the first step before extending any support that would address their common challenges. In their 1983 paper, Churchill and Lewis postulate that small businesses vary widely in size and capacity for...
Taurai Mangudhla Confusion is reigning over the $1 billion dualisation of the Harare-Beitbridge highway as conflicting statements have emerged on the granting of tax concessions to the contractor, Geiger International. While Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Joram Gumbo recently said Zhejiang Bayong Highway Engineering International, the Chinese company contracted to undertake...
Golden Sibanda Two Cabinet ministers have been fingered in a suspected racket involved in the smuggling of fuel through the use of false declarations, facilitated by a clique of Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials and the matter has since been referred to the State’s  economic crimes agency for further investigation. The...
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange gained 15.12 percent in the week to Thursday spurred on by fears over the erosion of value of bank balances amid the worsening cash crisis. In just a week, the stock market has added $1 billion on its market capitalisation to close at new highs...
Conrad Mwanawashe Captains of industry and commerce want to see urgency in the implementation of State enterprises reforms, improving the doing-business environment, labour laws, and action in dealing with corruption within the private and public sectors. This came out at the interface between industry and commerce and President Robert Mugabe, Thursday,...
Tinashe Makichi British businessman Nicholas Van Hoogstraten has questioned the authenticity of a High Court Order awarded to the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) which paved way for the restructuring of Rainbow Tourism Group’s (RTG) $10 million loan owed to the pension’s authority. He said NSSA is badly managing companies and...
Tinashe Makichi Birchenough Bridge, about 8km south of the junction of Sabi and Odzi rivers in Manicaland Province is set to boost trade and tourism in the area if current discussions taking place are to reach execution. The Birchenough Bridge, a breathtaking piece of engineering history was completed in 1935 at...