I beg to differ; Cde Minister

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Granted, the multi-currency system has a few disadvantages that Zimbabwe has had to contend with over the past four and a half years but to suggest that the challenge...
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Zim women’s huge appetite for success

Victoria Ruzvidzo  Business Focus Zimbabwean women have a huge and raw appetite to succeed and make a difference in the nation. This is a conclusion I have reached after attending several seminars an...

Tobacco growers show the way

Victoria  Ruzvidzo Business Focus There are certain statistics and trends that seem to escape us as a nation as we focus on the challenges bedevilling the economy. I have not heard much applause to t...
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.