POLITICS

Tsvangirai says no chance of fair vote

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, launching his third campaign to unseat veteran President Robert Mugabe, said nothing had been achieved to ensure a fairer vote but even God now wanted Mugabe to go.T...

By Reuters | Published: 08 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe pays back IMF debts

ZIMBABWE has agreed to make monthly and quarterly payments to three international financial institutions as it begins a journey to resolve its US$10,7 billion external debt.The commitment is containe...

By Business reporter | Published: 08 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

RBZ restructuring set for September

THE government is set to restructure the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)'s balance sheet by end of September as part of plans to improve the stability of the financial sector.In a letter of intent co-...

By Business reporter | Published: 08 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Business engages govt over taxes

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries last week engaged the government to discuss the increase in direct and indirect taxes that are affecting the manufacturing sector in a bid to address the chal...

By Business reporter | Published: 08 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe to host finance expo

Zimbabwe will host its first Finance, Banking and Insurance Exhibition (ZFBIEX), from July 24 to 25.The expo, which will be held under the patronage of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr Gideo...

By Business Reporters | Published: 08 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet hands over $100 000 command centre to UNWTO

Econet Wireless has handed over a $100 000 command centre to the Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality ahead of the UNWTO General Assembly to be held next month.Econet is due to commission another com...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2013

HOW TO

Youth live too much for the now

Only about 50% of employed youth contribute to a pension or provident fund and only 13% have a retirement annuity, according to Old Mutual.Lynette Nicholson, head of research at Old Mutual, described ...

By Business reporter | Published: 05 July 2013

EDUCATION

What are Money Markets?

UNTIL problems surfaced during the global financial crisis, money markets were often taken for granted as plain-vanilla, low-volatility segments of the financial system.For the most part, money market...

By Randall Dodd | Published: 05 July 2013

EDUCATION

Forecasting for a better future

"The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry", said the Bard over 400 years ago and we haven't devised any way of looking into the future in the interim. We have, however, advanced exponentially...

By Regenesys | Published: 05 July 2013

HOW TO

How to build the perfect investment portfolio

Investment portfolios - or, in plain English, collections of assets - can diminish the risk inherent in stock markets by diversification or avoiding having too many eggs in one basket.A huge industry ...

By Ian Cowie | Published: 05 July 2013

POLITICS

Zimbabwe shuts door on SA asset seizure

The government has taken swift action to block the seizure of its assets in South Africa under various court rulings by conferring diplomatic immunity. It has conferred diplomatic immunity on three Ca...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt considering listing ZMDC

Government is mulling listing its interest housed under state mining vehicle Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation on the ZSE as part of a broad-based empowerment initiative expected to see shareh...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Curtain comes down on tobacco season

The 2013 tobacco marketing season for flue-cured tobacco ends today with the country on course to meet the projected 170 million kilogrammes (kg) of tobacco. Figures availed by the Tobacco Industry ...

By Business reporter | Published: 10 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Government to reduce outstanding arrears

Government plans to reduce its outstanding arrears towards parastatals as well as complete the validation process between line ministries and service providers as part of reforms under the Internation...

By Business reporter | Published: 05 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Airlines in rush to clinch Zimbabwe licence deals

ZIMBABWE is lining up new airline deals amid revelations that scores of airlines are rushing to get licences from the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe to fly into the country.In a recent intervie...

By Business reporter | Published: 05 July 2013

OPINION

Taxation of Directors fees

DID you know that in terms of the 13thSchedule and 33rdSchedule of the Income Tax Act, director's fees are taxable as employment income or business income depending on the relationship between the pa...

By Zimra | Published: 04 July 2013

OPINION

Zimbabwe's atrocious consumer rights

Queuing seems to be a national pass time, while getting anything done on time and right the first time is inconcievable.From studying the MDC's Agenda for Real Transformation (ART), I was quite surpr...

By Vince Musewe | Published: 04 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Investment Authority approves projects worth US$134m

The Zimbabwe Investment Authority has approved projects worth US$134 million in the first five months of this year with the bulk coming from China with over US$100 million.According to ZIA, the proj...

By Business reporter | Published: 04 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

SECZ licences more investment advisers

More companies have been licensed to offer services as securities investment advisers, Securities Commission of Zimbabwe chief executive officer Tafadzwa Chinamo has said adding SECZ has licensed 20 ...

By Business reporter | Published: 03 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet withdraws NetOne lawsuit

Econet wireless has withdrawn its $12 million lawsuit against its competitor NetOne as two parties were in discussions for an out-of court settlement. THE country's largest mobile phone operator Eco...

By Business reporter | Published: 03 July 2013

LIFESTYLE

Zimbabwean entrepreneurial T.V reality show audition dates set

Savannah Media Centre has licensed the format rights for popular local youth entrepreneurship reality show to Bho-Zim (Pvt) Ltd. My Own Boss 2013 will be produced by Bho-Zim (Pvt) Ltd and will be aire...

By Robert Muganda | Published: 02 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

UNWTO brand ambassadors unveiled

The Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Walter Mzembi says the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly to be held in Victoria Falls in August presents to Zimbabwe ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

Government takes over RBZ debt

GOVERNMENT says it is ready to take over Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's (RBZ) US$1,1 billion debt and has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for technical assistance to strengthen the bank's acc...

By Ndamu Sandu | Published: 03 July 2013

BUSINESS NEWS

World Bank re-engages Zimbabwe

The World Bank has re-engaged Zimbabwe over the resumption of technical and funding support after being impressed by the government's debt repayment policy.The World Bank board of executive directors ...

By Business reporter | Published: 01 July 2013

POLITICS

Mugabe ruling by decree

President Robert Mugabe has become Zimbabwe's sole law-making authority until the next elections are held following the automatic dissolution of parliament, his justice minister told state media on Su...

By AFP | Published: 30 June 2013

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