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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 ...
Dr Mangudya

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...

We say no to corruption

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus The past few days have exposed serious levels of corruption in this country. And to think that this might only be the tip of the iceberg! Hyper levels of greed, selfi...
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We have to do things differently this year

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Compliments of the season dear readers! I sincerely hope and pray you have started the year on a good footing and that what lies ahead for all us in the year will mak...
Minister Chinamasa

Cash crunch symptomatic

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus THE cash crunch that has afflicted the financial sector, in recent weeks particularly, is certainly cause for concern, especially in instances where demand for money ...

Time we changed our priorities

It accounts for a significant chunk of its sales and profits. Of course, most business executives and business owners in this country own a Benz or two. This is not illegal. It’s allowed and people a...

The phoenix shall rise again

Greetings from Cape Town. Yesterday I met an investment analyst from Namibia who stayed in Zimbabwe for four years in the 1990s and did two years of her secondary education here.

Zim Asset buy-in welcome

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus That the international community, led by the African Union, the United Nations Development Programme and individual countries such as South Africa and Namibia have en...