Zim Asset needs all hands on deck

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus “In pursuit of a new trajectory of accelerated economic growth and wealth creation, Government has formulated a new plan known as the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable ...

Debate on economy rages

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus LAST week’s instalment for the economy to draw spiritual guidance elicited interesting debate with calls and emails from people, most of whom felt the economy needs t...
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa (middle) is flanked by his deputy Dr Samuel Udenge (left) and African Development Bank regional director Ebrima Faal during a media briefing at the New Government Complex in Harare last week. Government has engaged Africa Development bank to help it assign the true value of the mineral deposits in the country into tangible benefits and enable the country access external funding for the economy

There’s light at the end of the tunnel

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has engaged into high gear in terms of sourcing funding and technical assistance from Zimbabwe’s partners. The engagement he had la...

Failure is not an option . . .

WORK is already cut out for the new Cabinet that was sworn into office yesterday. Those that are in have a  cause to celebrate with family and friends but we would appreciate if they get down to seri...

It’s time women come to the party

ZIMBABWEAN women should quickly jump onto the economic bus that is about to take off now to ensure that the majority of their lot is not left behind as has happened previously. Now that the new Gover...

Let’s factor-in the Diaspora

Victoria Ruzvidzo Business Focus It is interesting to note that in the past week, the church, private sector and other stakeholders have been singing from the same hymn in terms of the need to hit th...

No doom or gloom for economy

The elections have come and gone. Exit fear, uncertainty and apprehension. Enter confidence, direction, and focus. This  is how we can build this country and more specifically this economy. Lethargy,...

Let’s make the most of UNWTO

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That Zimbabwe will next month host the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly is a momentous develo...

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IMF, World Bank stance welcome

Zimbabwe needs to ride on the vote of confidence in the economy registered by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in recent weeks.
Yesterday we carried an article in which th...

Strike the iron until it is hot!

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It is believed that you strike an iron while it is hot, but it appears there are instances that compel us to strike the iron until it becomes...

Let’s think global and buy local

A story is told of a certain gentleman who was due for an operation. The anaesthetist informed him that they were going to administer local anaesthesia on him, but he immediately jumped and said...

The journey that has been

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I am hugely surprised by the sheer speed at which time flies. It has been 10 years since this column was launched. The profound motivation ...

It’s time to confront lies head-on

“Economically, we look around Zimbabwe (and it) must be very frustrating to see the growth of other economies while Zimbabwe is obviously not growing.” These were the words of Bloomberg televisi...

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Let’s all rally behind Airzim

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A few weeks ago I flew to Johannesburg aboard Air Zimbabwe and I must say it was a memorable journey, the plane was certainly far from bein...

Customer service is not negotiable

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My instalment a fortnight ago - ‘‘Not with my Dollar” - had my inbox jammed as consumers went into a trance expressing their disgust at the...