Financial Gazette (Harare)

Weekly business coverage of Zimbabwe and southern African


December 19

December 18

  • Zimbabwe: Open Forum | Where Is Zim Opposition? [opinion]

    ZIMBABWE'S opposition parties never cease to amaze. When a lot is expected of them, they melt away like morning dew. As Zimbabwe's economy heads south, it had been hoped that the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: A Sense of Déjà Vu [editorial]

    THERE is an air of melancholy pervading despondent Zimbabweans, and this is not without reason. The country went through its worst economic meltdown in history, characterised by... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Panic Over Form One Places

    PANIC and desperation have gripped many parents and pupils still looking for Form One places as the ban on entrance tests fees earlier this year has created more problems than it... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Target Survives

    JUSTICE, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Deputy Minister, Fortune Chasi, whose political career had been shaken long before the wholesale purges in the ruling ZANU-PF started... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Blocks Auction of CSC Assets

    CSC lost its market dominance when the European Union banned beef imports from Zimbabwe in 2001. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Of Raindrops, Weevils, Poisonous Pesticide [editorial]

    The first shower of rain finally fell on the hard, dusty ground in my neighbourhood. Some parts of the country had already received rain and our turn came after hours of crashing... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 2014 in Politics [analysis]

    WHAT a year in politics 2014 has been! Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai and his party set the ball in motion for the high octane drama that left... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Is Christmas Postponed? [editorial]

    A SOMBRE economic atmosphere has made Zimbabwe a subdued nation. There is no celebratory mood to embrace the coming of Christmas. December used to be characterised by public... Read more »

December 11

  • Zimbabwe: Crisis Coalition Evades Tax

    THE Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC), which is the secretariat of a grouping of 82 non-governmental organisations working to tackle the crisis in Zimbabwe, did not pay its taxes... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 227 Companies Jostle for ZETCDC Tender

    A TOTAL of 227 companies bought tender documents for the supply of smart metering equipment estimated to cost around US$100 million, the Financial Gazette has learnt. The tender... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Thanks for the Coins but ... [editorial]

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) recently unveiled bond coins to the public in line with its announcement made in the Monetary Policy Statement of August. When RBZ governor John... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe Unveils Heir

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe unveiled a new Politburo that elevated a long-time confidante, Emmerson Mnangagwa, known in party circles as "the crocodile", to the position of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: More Chefs to Fall [opinion]

    NEARLY half of President Robert Mugabe's Cabinet is likely to fall by the wayside in the coming weeks if not days as the ZANU-PF leader discards some of his lieutenants he now... Read more »

  • West Africa: Hunger Comes After Ebola [opinion]

    AS Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, leaving approximately 5 000 people dead, the region is now on the brink of a major food crisis. The world's worst Ebola epidemic has... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Printing Industry Faces Collapse

    THE printing and packaging industry is tottering on the brink of collapse, triggered by an industrial crisis that has plunged output by 70 percent. In a report prepared for... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Politics Shuns Young People [editorial]

    THE ZANU-PF 6th People's National Conference came with promises for big surprises yet there were no new revelations. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: British Firms Underplay Zim Corruption

    HEADS of British multinational companies have made startling disclosures that appeared to suggest they were comfortable with the level of corruption in Zimbabwe, saying sleaze in... Read more »

December 04

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