Financial Gazette (Harare)

Weekly business coverage of Zimbabwe and southern African


May 08

  • Zimbabwe: Electoral Reforms to Be Challenged in Court

    A NEW voting system unveiled last week by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) faces legal hurdles amid indications that the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) will soon... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Renewal in Body Politic Imperative

    TENDAI Biti and his renewal team are not going backwards. The MDC-T secretary-general has embarked on a countrywide drive for support. He is adamant that democracy is now just a... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Who Is More Democratic Than Who? [opinion]

    THE leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) Morgan Tsvangirai has come under fire from several sources accusing him of being undemocratic. Throughout the 15-year life... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: How Biti Caught Tsvangirai Flat Footed [opinion]

    "WE are going to do it differently from Welshman (Ncube) and others... We will get them out," one of the key members of the leadership renewal team in the Movement for Democratic... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: We Demand Action From New ZMDC Board

    Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa unveiled a new board for the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC), one of over 75 State firms badly affected by... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Knives Out for Biti in Constituency

    MOVEMENT for Democratic Change (MDC-T) supporters and members aligned to Morgan Tsvangirai's faction are mobilising against Tendai Biti in Harare East constituency in order to... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Evades Advice

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe warned a fortnight ago of an accelerating economic decline in Zimbabwe, which critics blame on profligacy and corruption by ZANU-PF elites and their cronies... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mudenda Walks Tight Rope

    JACOB Mudenda, the Speaker of Parliament, faces possibly the sternest test in his political career as he adjudicates in a potentially explosive case in which both factions of the... Read more »

May 01

  • Zimbabwe: Zim Sport - Whites Racist, Blacks Corrupt

    IF one is to describe Zimbabwe in terms of sport, one would have to say we flatter to deceive more than anything. That is not to say we do not have any successes to be proud of. We... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: MDC-T Factions Battle for Assets

    A BATTLE for assets looms in the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) as the two warring camps jostle to outwit each other and seize control of the party, the Financial Gazette... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Indigenisation Still a Barrier'

    The recent engagement with the European Union (EU) by captains of Zimbabwe's industry has stimulated investor appetite from the economic bloc, but several handicaps remained, which... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt in No Hurry to Give Title Deeds

    Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, says government will not immediately issue title deeds to thousands of farmers resettled under the country's agrarian... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Coming Home (4)

    Like the Frenchman, Alexis de Tocqueville, who traversed the American hinterland with a notebook in hand taking notes in 1832, I devoted a whole month to travelling throughout... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Hifa's Spirit of Collaboration

    The ongoing Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) has been in the past criticised for being elitist and providing little value to local artists. But, in this edition,... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Pray for More Creativity in Business

    Ecclesiastes 7:10 Do not say, "Why were the old days better than these?" For it is not wise to ask such questions. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Employee Engagement Trends 2013/14 [column]

    We recently concluded the 2013 National Employee Survey. 4 115 employees drawn from 36 organisation from different sectors participated in the survey. The survey culminated in the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Heads Up On Health for Women 40 and Over

    I am sharing health tips to women in their 40s, by one, Jenny Blake. Women in their forties are very active, often working and raising families, with little time to take care of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: MDC Long Dead - Stevenson [interview]

    THE turmoil in the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) led by Morgan Tsvangirai has generated both local and international interest. The Financial Gazette's Assistant Bureau... Read more »

April 25

  • Zimbabwe: Hardships Dampen Uhuru in Rural Zimbabwe

    MY gaze at the imposing and mesmerising Zambezi Escarpment's Mavuradonha Mountain range as it undulated into yonder distance was promptly disrupted. The smooth drive from Harare to... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Lays Down the Law

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has ordered Cabinet to stop further dissolutions of boards of parastatals, in a move meant to protect the remaining directors of State enterprises from... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZDP Wants Chombo to Resign

    THE Zimbabwe Development Party (ZDP) is demanding the immediate resignation of Local Government Minister Ignatius Chombo and his deputy Joel Biggie Matiza saying they have failed... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Needs Mediator!

    THE unfolding events in the ZANU-PF succession race have compelled me to continue focusing on this fascinating development. The party's secretary for administration, Didymus... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zim Writer Makes Africa39 List

    Young Zimbabwean writer, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, is among the list of 39 writers who are under 40 years selected for the Africa39 project aimed to celebrate the most vibrant voices in... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Chi-Town Residents Vow to Stay Put

    CHITUNGWIZA residents, who were given a 21-day notice by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo a fortnight ago to demolish and vacate their... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Youths Celebrate Independence On Empty Stomachs

    BULAWAYO -- While they appreciate the role played by freedom fighters in liberating the country from colonial rule, many Zimbabwean youths, reeling from the effects of... Read more »

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