Financial Gazette (Harare)

Weekly business coverage of Zimbabwe and southern African


September 18

  • Zimbabwe: . . .who Will Be Zanu-PF's Number Three? [column]

    AS the ZANU-PF elective congress scheduled to take place in December fast approaches, the race to win the coveted second Vice Presidency post has intensified. Indications even... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Elimination Politics in Zanu-PF

    INTRA-PARTY fighting in ZANU-PF has risen to new levels with a top official in Harare alleging that factional rivals this week set her house ablaze in a bid to eliminate her.... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: MDC-T Faces Fresh Split

    FIREWORKS are expected in the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) over controversial constitutional amendments to be tabled before the party's national executive committee this... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Hwange Expansion Contract Negotiations Complete

    CONTRACT negotiations between the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and a Chinese contractor, Sino Hydro Corporation, for the expansion of Hwange Power Station have been concluded, the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Secret Ballot Adds Intrigue to VP Race

    THE upcoming ZANU-PF congress is certain to go down to the wire in December as the revolutionary party is set to pick its two deputies via a secret ballot. Only President Robert... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Farming Preparations in Disarray

    WITH less than two weeks before the start of the 2014/2015 season, indications are that Zimbabwe has not adequately prepared for the coming summer season for it to achieve the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: U.S.$5 Billion Power Project On Cards

    China to invest US$5 billion towards the construction of a thermal power plant in Gwayi, Matabeleland North. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Exams Under Tent for Chingwizi Pupils

    AT least 220 Grade 7 pupils from four satellite schools in Mwenezi, including those enrolled at the newly-established Tokwe-Murkosi Primary School in Chingwizi will have to sit for... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: A Gloomy Budget [editorial]

    FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa's budget review was gloomy, but this had been largely expected. The Treasury chief is currently confronted by one of the worst challenges of any... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Admits Education Crisis

    THE financially hamstrung ZANU-PF government is yet to build 2 000 schools required to meet the learning needs of its school-going citizens. Critics have said the shortage of... Read more »

September 16

September 14

  • Zimbabwe: Aroma Caffè Now Open

    I DID not expect to be enjoying a totally delicious crab pasta in Harare. But sun warming my back, a pretty garden and good company made a lovely first impression of Aroma... Read more »

September 11

  • Zimbabwe: Finding Hope in Hopeless Times

    We are living in perilous times. Trouble surrounds us on every side. Negative reports make headlines in the press. Locally, you hear of increasing job losses, soaring crime rate,... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Lisa Harris On a Roll Again

    LEADING horse trainer, Lisa Harris, has once again taken control of Borrowdale Park race course after bagging close to a quarter of a million dollars in stake earnings in only 11... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: National Rugby League Scrambles for U.S $50 000

    THE National Rugby League (NRL) is scrambling for a US$50 000 rescue package to try and save the sport, which has been finding the going tough due to financial difficulties. With... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Staying Fabulous

    IN the fabulous forties, if you haven't already done so by then, you discover the importance of maintaining good health. Linked to this a healthful appearance is also desirable.... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: No Attorney General Appointment Yet

    TEN months after it became vacant, government is yet to fill the position of Attorney General (AG) as authorities drag their feet over the appointment. The position was previously... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Cornered CSC Enters Plea to Defend

    CORNERED by 1 300 workers who have approached the High Court to claim millions of dollars in unremitted pension contributions, the State-run Cold Storage Company (CSC) finally... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Sabmiller, Old Mutual, Nampak Takeover Hunyani

    THREE multinational firms have assumed control of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed packaging giant, Hunyani Holdings Limited, following a landmark transaction three weeks ago... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Chiefs Take Mugabe Head On

    CHIEFS, who had earlier threatened to boycott their annual conference demanding brand new cars, farms and an increase in their allowances, will today take on President Robert... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZSE Reflects Slowing Economy

    THE slow pace of economic recovery has resulted in the total value of shares traded on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange declining to US$260 million for the eight months to August, from... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mortgage Lender Grows Loan Book

    ZIMBABWE'S largest mortgage lender, Central African Building Society (CABS), is sitting on an unsecured parallel lending loan book of over US$127 million, while corporate banking... Read more »

September 04

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