Financial Gazette (Harare)

Weekly business coverage of Zimbabwe and southern African


April 09

  • Zimbabwe: Astra to De-List

    ZIMBABWE Stock Exchange (ZSE)-listed paint and chemical products manufacturer, Astra Industries, is contemplating de-listing from the local bourse after majority shareholders... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: FBC Improves Financial Position

    FBC Holdings, last year's winner of the Financial Gazette/Old Mutual Top Companies Survey, increased its financial position during the year to December 31, 2014 despite disposing... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZPI Targets Leisure Properties

    ZIMRE Property Investment Limited (ZPI) has swooped on a lakeside lodge in the resort town of Kariba, splashing US$270 000 on the asset as it diversifies its revenue profile in... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Pray With Expectation

    1 Kings 18:43 And said to his servant, "Go up now, look towards the sea." Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: So You Think Child-Spanking Is Illegal (1) [column]

    AMERICAN culture deserves our outmost attention because sooner or later, we imitate it, without realising that we do not have the resources to cover up mistakes which they... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'We Are Not Scared... or in a Hurry'

    LAST month, Speaker of the House of Assembly Jacob Mudenda, a member of ZANU-PF, made a ruling that made him popular with members and supporters of the Morgan Tsvangirai share of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Riozim Sings the Blues

    MINING concern RioZim has failed to come out of its financial quagmire after posting a net loss of US$18,5 million for the year to December 31, 2014, from a loss of US$4,7 million... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zamco Buys U.S $80 Million Bad Loans

    THE Zimbabwe Asset Management Corporation (ZAMCO) has taken over US$80 million worth of bad loans, as the central bank moves to deal with the problem of growing non-performing... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mliswa Suffers Another Setback

    IT never rains but pours for firebrand former Hurungwe West legislator Temba Mliswa. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Bob's Rough Diamonds

    WHEN Bob Diamond, the former Barclays Plc chief executive officer, announced an emphatic entry into southern Africa through the Zimbabwe-born BancABC last year, he was greeted with... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zesa Scrambles for Electricity Imports

    THE country's integrated electricity generation and distributing company, ZESA Holdings, is scrambling to secure new electricity supply contracts to mitigate the effects of poor... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Southview Park 40 Percent Complete

    SERVICING of Fidelity Life Southview Park residential area is expected to be completed this year, with a total of 5 304 stands to become available to the market. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Manicaland Farmers Launch Association

    Kenneth Matimaire - Manicaland farmers have launched the Manicaland Agricultural Business Forum (MABF), in a bid to secure lucrative market opportunities for smallholder farmers. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Miners Degrade Land

    FROM Rukute, near the bridge along the Harare-Chirundu highway, upstream to Chikuti in Mashonaland West, indiscriminate mining is completely defacing one of the most beautiful... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZSE First Quarter Bearish

    THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) experienced a bearish trend during the first quarter of the year on the back of a prolonged poor economic performance underpinned by liquidity... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Runs Out of Ideas [editorial]

    IN what clearly exposes the lack of fresh ideas on the part of government to urgently deal with the perennial housing crisis facing the country, the City of Harare has been handed... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Council Plans Another Operation Murambatsvina

    THE Harare City Council will soon demolish all the illegal structures that have been mushrooming in the capital in what has triggered fears of the return of another Operation... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Climate Change Increases Agric Losses

    CLIMATE change has contributed to Zimbabwe's economic woes due to the increased frequency of floods, droughts and violent storms which have resulted in massive financial losses in... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Manufacturers Need to Address Safety, Health Risks

    MANUFACTURING is a broad and diverse sector, in which there are often many risks to the safety and health of workers, especially where machinery or the use of chemicals is... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mutasa Bid Falls Flat

    Axed ZANU-PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa yesterday failed in his bid to retain Headlands constituency on a ZANU-PF ticket after his papers were rejected by... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: What Is Zanu People First, Cdes? [column]

    Dear Cabinet and Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: REA Board Embarrassing

    Last week, we carried a report in this newspaper that the nine-member board of the publicly-funded Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is milking the organisation through monthly... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: No Money for By-Elections

    WITH only two months before the pending 20 by-elections in different constituencies, the broke ZANU-PF government is yet to avail the required funding, the Financial Gazette has... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Kaukonde Next in Line

    FORMER Mashonaland East ZANU-PF chairman Ray Kaukonde is topping the list of heavyweights to be dismissed from the troubled party this quarter as hawks aspiring to succeed... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Art to Buyout Minorities

    ART to buyout minorities Read more »

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