The Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation is certainly a brilliant document but it will amount to nothing unless we seek the face of God as a country

Zim needs divine intervention

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and wil...
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Opportunities lie in every challenge

There is so much indignation or is it trepidation in the economy as the liquidity challenge continues to bite. Many seem unsure of what tomorrow holds as they continue to see their pockets become sha...

Rich, yet so poor

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus “Africa, and in particular Sub-Sahara Africa has much natural resources (42 percent of the world’s) and a young population (460 million under the age of 24); it needs...

Finance facilities most welcome

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Zimbabwe’s liquidity challenge could improve somewhat in the short to medium term, with a number of facilities lined up to inject funds into the economy. The recent o...

The World Bank has spoken but. . .

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Of the two predictions, which one could be nearer the truth? We only have six months to find out. In fact what we will do as a country over the remaining months will ...
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Bring sanity in tobacco

The golden leaf sector is shockingly assailed by a myriad of challenges. Perhaps that should have been predictable for glitter attracts all kinds, in terms of shape, size, character and disposition.
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What does Bob see in Zim?

Bob Diamond, a former Barclays Bank Plc chief executive decided to invest in Zimbabwe. He is a man exposed to global investment opportunities, a man with the whole world to choose from in terms of in...

Welcome Atlas Mara

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Yesterday we reported a big deal on which a London-listed firm Atlas Mara Co-Nvest is injecting US$265 million into ABC Holdings, marking the biggest such deal since ...
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Failure is not an option Dr Mangudya, Sir!

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Dr John Mangudya, the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, has always struck me as a sober banker and industrialist who knows his stuff and is very comfortab...
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Just what the doctor ordered!

The position of CEO comes with a lot of responsibility and the setting up of clear performance targets, amongst a host of other measures, will ensure higher levels of efficiency and effectiveness.

Zim,Turkey perfect trade partners

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Over the years I have regarded Turkey as a quiet and almost insignificant player in the world economy but my recent trip to that country debunked these notions and re...

Graft: What is the solution?

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Is it just another 44 lame days gone by, with a whole 211 days of this year still in our bag to make the difference in our lives that we desperately need. Did we need...

Corruption cannot go unpunished

Victoria Ruzvidzo  Business focus The story on corruption is getting increasingly nauseating, with more cases being unravelled day in-day out literally.  What is the world coming to? You see people i...