Kudzanai Gerede Business Correspondent Economic analysts have hailed the tone set by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that hinges upon fiscal consolidation and strict adherence to sound corporate governance as central to the renaissance of the country’s economy.
Farming Reporter MANICALAND farmers are racing against time to plant maize with a paltry 10 000 hectares, out of a target of 260 000ha having been planted, amid manifestation of the notorious fall armyworm whose scouting and eradication should be done soon after germination to minimise damage.
Kudzanai Gerede Business Correspondent The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the red flag on the rapid increase in lending to governments by domestic banks in sub-Saharan Africa as this is creating unsustainable arrears to the state while disturbing financial sector stability as evidenced by deteriorating banks liquidity and solvency indicators.
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Business Reporter The value of transactions processed through the National Payment System (NPS) registered a 13 percent decline to $1,88 billion during the week ending November 10, from $2,17 billion registered in the prior week.
Kudzanai Gerede Business Correspondent Government decision to relax import controls on basic commodities under Statutory Instrument 64 (now consolidated to SI 22 of 2017) to allow organisations with free funds to import and ensure adequate supplies on the market ahead of the festive season opens a window for a reality check on local industry utilisation […]
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Senior Business Reporter THE Mutare business community has been urged to work on creating a business hub that will generate more employment opportunities for youths in Manicaland province. Mutare-based entrepreneurship and learning hub, Shinga, says it is important for the business community to bridge the experience gap that exists between the current crop […]
Liberty Dube Post Correspondent SECRETARIES and personal assistants have a role to play in improving their organisations’ brands and image. Speaking at the just-ended Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce annual secretaries’ convention held recently at Leopard Rock in Vumba, CAAF Trust director and motivational speaker, Mr Humphrey Chigumira, said secretaries needed to network with like-minded […]
Fungayi Munyoro Post Correspondent ECONET Wireless has advised its Ecocash agents to be innovative and come up with new ideas to generate revenue than relying on ecocash transactions, which have declined significantly due to cash shortages in the country. Addressing Ecocash agents in Chipinge last week, Econet head of sales and distribution, Mr Learnmore Musunda […]
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Senior Business Reporter IMPORTERS and exporters who use the Forbes Border Post in Mutare must be ecstatic over the news that Government is considering implementing a One stop Border Post at the busy point of entry. Not only has Forbes been a hub of activity with hundreds of trucks coming in daily from Beira, […]
Stephen Ephraem Business Correspondent SANGANAI/HLANGANANI World Tourism Expo which was held from September 27 to October 1 this year has been hailed as a key platform to market Gonarezhou National Park which found the south east Lowveld of Zimbabwe, a tourism operator has said. Organised by Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, the expo is held annually in […]