Zimbabwe to Privatise Firms but Question Is, When?

The government's plans to privatise certain state-owned entities has been in the pipeline for years. Sanctions, particularly those by the U.S., and other economic challenges has not helped matters, as offers currently being received are far below market value.


  • Zimbabwe:  State Firms Privatisation Drags

    The Herald, 6 April 2020

    The privatisation of subsidiaries and associate companies of state-owned Industrial Development Corporation of Zimbabwe (IDCZ) is moving at a snail's pace as most offers are well… Read more »

Harare (file photo).

  • Zimbabwe:  Government Misses Privatisation Deadlines

    Zimbabwe Standard, 6 October 2019

    The government has failed to meet its targets to revive state- owned enterprises (SOEs) that were outlined under its much-touted economic blueprint amid concerns about policy… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Privatisation Deadline for Parastatals

    The Herald, 9 October 2018

    Government has given under-performing State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and parastatals it has earmarked for disposal -- among them NetOne, TelOne and People's Own Savings Bank (POSB)… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Govt Seeks to Privatise Parks

    The Herald, 22 July 2019

    Government is planning to privatise the commercial side of the national parks and is currently seeking investors as it aims to make maximum profit of the entity. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Central Bank Guards Against Bank Failure

    The Herald, 3 April 2020

    The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has put in place policy measures that are meant to ensure that the failure or collapse of a domestic systemically important bank does lead to economic… Read more »


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