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RBZ liberalises fuel imports

TAURAI MANGUDHLA Foreign currency-starved Zimbabwe has liberalised fuel imports by allowing authorised dealers to pay directly to foreign fuel suppliers  upon exchange control approval in a...

Zim seeks $5m deals at fair

NDAMU SANDU in CAIRO, EGYPT Zimbabwe expects companies participating at the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) to sign deals worth $5 million, the country’s trade promotion body said,...

Taking back Control

STEMBILE MPOFU A few years back I read a story about a grumpy grandfather who had a very negative attitude towards life. He lived with...

Zim negotiates liquidity support facility from UK

  LIVINGSTONE MARUFU ZIMBABWE is in the process of negotiating for a $200 mil­lion liquidity support facility from a United Kingdom-based fund which will be used...

Retailers, Industry Haggle Over Price Hikes

TINASHE MAKICHI Retailers have accused industrialists of withholding basic commodities to push the prices up as they row over a...

RBZ yields to gold miners demand

SIMBA RUSHWAYA/ LIVINGSTONE MARUFU The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will offer gold miners a special rate of 1:3.5 as it capitulates to demands by...

Zim only has $200m of forex reserves, needs $1b cover to stabilise

BERNARD MPOFU BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe currently has $200 million of foreign currency reserves and requires five times as much to stabilise the econony, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe...

Mthuli Ncube: When former player becomes the referee

NDAMU SANDU When then Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono said in his maiden monetary policy that some asset managers were “briefcase businesses”...

The African Free Trade Area – smell the coffee (Analysis)

Francis Mangeni "The best is the enemy of the good" is an expression associated with Voltaire. It just might have critical relevance for the relation...

King Dollar reigns, that is why KFC closed shop

THINK ON IT by CHRIS CHENGA Peak uncertainty is when commentators struggle to write enduring analyses of government policy. Before the ink dries on whatever...