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Bond Notes: Complete collapse in confidence!

In an attempt to solve the cash crisis  in Zimbabwe a group of Zim-students at University of Pretoria held a discussion with Dr John Mangudya, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. Interestingly, Zimbabweans are diplomatically keen and determined in seeing Zimbabwe pass through this economic phase and the government need to acknowledge  the flaws in its  policies and ...

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Zim-Cash crisis: People spend nights in the cold

Zimbabwe’s never ending financial problem appears to have worsened again as banks further restrict availability of money every day forcing  poor innocent citizens to sleep outside banks waiting to withdraw their hard earned money. The failure of so many banks combined with a general loss of confidence in the economy has led to a thriving black market where cash in ...

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Former VP Mujuru leads delegation to Un Women Forum

Forum organized by African Union Commission and UN Women, with the support of Germany, outlines road-map for women in governance, peace and security UN Women, the African Union Commission, and the Permanent Mission of Germany on Friday 02 June 2017 launched the African Women Leaders Network, a ground-breaking initiative that seeks to enhance the leadership of women in the transformation of ...

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Zim Cash crisis deepens as “Greenback” trades against itself openly

The cash crisis looming the country has deepened with nearly all financial institutions outlets and agents completely running dry, scavenging for the few cash-ins to fuel the ever increasing restless queues for the American dollar. Our team has been on the go speaking to the public regarding the issue, noting some outlets like Total Filling Stations that had earlier came ...

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Sir Wicknell lands himself under Tax & Fraud investigation radar

Flambuoyant hefty Harare dealer Wicknell Chivayo, who once revealed his affection for Bona Mugabe, president Robert Mugabe’s daughter on Facebook, has come under investigation for tax and tender fraud. Chivayo, whose personality is way larger than his physical build and unofficially ranked among Zimbabwe’s top wealthy on a list alongside Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa and Strive Masiiwa to mention a couple ...

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Steward Bank oils the SME-lending market, secures $15m

STEWARD Bank said on Tuesday it would start lending to the country’s small to medium scale enterprises (SMEs) from a pool of funds sourced from development finance institutions and internal resources. About US$15 million has already been raised for SMEs, the bank said, noting that it would continue to scout for funding to develop the SMEs sector. The bank, which ...

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Strengthening Zimbabwe’s institutional landscape to support the use of research evidence in policy making

  By Ronald Munatsi and Rejoice Ngwenya Evidence informed policy making is now a very topical feature in the global discourse and there is no dispute over the importance of using evidence to inform policymaking. The mandate of Zimbabwe Evidence Informed Policy Network (ZeipNET) is to develop and coordinate overarching national processes that support the use of research evidence in ...

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PIMC champions a Business Conference – “A solutions perspective”

Zimbabwean consultancy company Proxel International Management Consultancy are planning to host a business conference on 11 March, 2016 themed ‘Business challenges; a solutions perspective’ to be held at the Rainbow Towers, Harare. Key points of the conference will address topics such as; How to remunerate the streamlined staff in a deflationary economy, Survival techniques in the current economic environment, The ...

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ZEIPNET filling a critical gap in Zimbabwe’s policymaking environment.

In an environment where Zimbabwe is experiencing an increasingly tightening economic squeeze and decreasing foreign investor confidence due to an unstable political environment, policy inconsistencies and misplaced development priorities there is need to link and harmonise the different players in the policy-making process. These include think-tanks, members of the public the media including academic and research institutions and of-course the ...

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Astro Mobile fresh drive propels Tech World

When Munyaradzi Gwatidzo won the latest award in the Astro mobile trophy cabinet in Morocco recently, it would have been a great feather in the cap to seal a working year and possibly something to pop the champagne for and plan for a new year. Not so! The Zimbabwean tech company would not let the award get to its head ...

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