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Competitive cost analysis for Zim economy

Batanai Kamunyaru Zimbabwe has been viewed as a high-cost country, especially for doing business, and several cost driv­ers have been pointed out. Obviously, costs are...

Where economic analysts are getting it wrong

Chris Chenga It is important to make a distinction between which policymakers are likely to make a potent impact on people’s welfare and the ones...

Independence reflection; economic patriotism as learnt from a comic

CHRIS CHENGA  At the mention of Charlie Chaplin’s name most people fondly smile as the image of Chaplin’s comical look of oversized pointed boots and...

Building business resilience for the future

BATANAI KAMUNYARU The links between markets, regulatory, economic, social, geo-political and technological forces are increasingly becoming fast and interconnected, making them stronger than before. Each...

Not yet Uhuru – Celebrating Virtual Independence

STEMBILE  MPOFU The fight for the Independence of African countries has been ongoing from the time the territorial flags of European countries began flying over...

Comment: Zim Uhuru: So little done, so much more to do

Today, Zimbabwe celebrates 39 years of independence. For those who were old enough to witness the new national flag being hoisted amid euphoria and...

Why does Bloomberg keep asking Ncube about corruption?

Chris Chenga It is very rare for a business platform anchor to outright ask an esteemed entity such as a Finance Minister directly about corruption....

The African Continental Free Trade Area – More Hills to Climb

Francis Mangeni The African Continental Free Trade Area (AFTA) has garnered the required 22 ratifications for it to enter force, the latest ratification coming in...

Was Cyclone Idai a HAARP event gone awry?

Baffour Ankomah What is in a name? Even those of us who are not proficient in Shona know that Idai means love. So where was...

It can be counter intuitive to have SEZs

Chris Chenga The topic of special economic zones has gained traction over the last decade in an increasingly globalised economy. With the realisation that it...