Thursday, October 18, 2018
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The dismissal of NSSA board chairperson Robin Vela came as no surprise as this is the norm of how parastatals are run in this country. The market has come to expect that the appointment of a new minister brings with it changes at executive and board...
Meikles has consistently been voted as one of the best hotels in Zimbabwe and has a rich pedigree of distinction. Since 1992 Meikles Hotel has won the prestigious Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents (AZTA) award for Best City Hotel in Zimbabwe – that’s an astonishing 20 years! There has been...
Kudzanai Sharara The country's trade deficit continued on an upward trend for the half year to June and is now closer to the levels that were reached the whole of 2017. Figures released by the National Statistical Office show that though merchandise imports grew during the period, it was at a...
Oliver Kazunga Players in Bulawayo’s tourism industry in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) have embarked on an aggressive awareness programme to market tourism products in the city.The initiative, which has been embraced by the Bulawayo City Council and the Bulawayo Publicity Association, is a brainchild of a local...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The grocery retail sector is witnessing intense promotional activities as retailers are going all out trying to lure customers into their stores. In the past, only two promotions were prominent, that’s the OK Grand Challenge and the TM Bargain Bonanza, but of late retailers have been increasingly...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock “Enhancing financial stability to promote business confidence.” This was the theme of the 2018 Monetary Policy Statement presented by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr John Mangudya on Wednesday this week. Maintaining the stability of the financial system is a long-standing responsibility of any central bank in...
Kudzanai Sharara Real disruption!” Is how a senior executive in the short-term insurance sector responded to the coming in of Econet’s mobile based insurance product into the short-term insurance space.“(It) throws out risk assessment, which is fundamental to our business,” said the expert who requested anonymity for professional reasons. By just...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Export figures released by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in its 2018 Monetary Policy Statement presentation last week provide the country with every reason to celebrate but also bring to the fore food for thought. Central bank governor Dr John Mangudya has, since the start of the...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock So, Aliko Dangote’s people, geologists in particular, are back in the country to renew the billionaire’s interest in a coal venture which they will utilise towards their targeted investment in a power plant in Zimbabwe. This also comes at a time when Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity RioZim...