Financial Gazette (Harare)

Weekly business coverage of Zimbabwe and southern African


October 02

  • Zimbabwe: Stop Wasting Company Time in Meetings [column]

    HOW often do you call people and get told they are in a meeting. It seems managers have now perfected the art of holding meetings. The question is, are the meetings productive? In... Read more »

September 25

  • Zimbabwe: Medical Aid Societies in Crisis

    Dr Paul Chimedza, deputy minister of Health, was one of the key speakers at the Association of Health Funders of Zimbabwe conference recently. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Turning Screws [editorial]

    THE economy is now in free-fall. This much was confirmed by Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa when he presented his mid-term fiscal policy statement a fortnight ago. Chinamasa's... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Chiefs to Get 170% Pay Raise

    Government is to buy traditional chiefs brand new vehicles at a total cost of US$10 million and hike their monthly allowances by nearly 170 percent with effect from this month,... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: NRZ Strike Unsettles Investors

    STRIKE action at the beleaguered National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) could undermine progress in the procurement of a US$460 million loan from the Development Bank of Southern... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mozambique Snubs Govt's Petroleum Pipeline Proposal

    MOZAMBIQUE has snubbed Zimbabwe's proposal to construct a second petroleum pipeline, a government official has revealed, saying the move has undermined plans to augment the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Cairns Foods Stages Comeback

    CAIRNS Foods, a unit of suspended Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE)-listed food manufacturing firm, Cairns Holdings Limited, is set to double output for baked beans products from its... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Backs Mashakada

    MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai is battling to control fissures within his party after trusted lieutenants successfully lobbied against proposals to entrench his powers through... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ICAZ Mourns Eric Bloch

    THE Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) has mourned the death of Eric Bloch, a renowned financial, management, taxation and economic consultant. A qualified... Read more »

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

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