Economic Analysis

World Bank Optimistic On New Cabinet

September 17, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Bretton Woods institution, the World Bank says work outlined by the new Cabinet should determine the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, as investors are increasingly warming up to the Second Republic. […]

Economic Analysis

All eyes on Finance minister

September 16, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – While everyone in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Cabinet is expected to hit the ground running, it is Finance minister Mthuli Ncube who has the most difficult mission to accomplish. Mnangagwa recently announced his 20-member Cabinet, […]

Economic Analysis

Zimbabwe’s budget deficit seen widening

September 16, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Zimbabwe’s budget deficit will increase this year after government awarded its workers a 17,5% wage increase while revenue collection remains weak, according to a leading research firm. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA Economist Ashok Chakravarti “A hike […]

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Ncube’s five big challenges

September 16, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

NEWLY-APPOINTED Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube faces the unenviable task of navigating Zimbabwe’s stuttering economy through serious challenges and will need to make tough decisions. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA The urgency of addressing these […]

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Zimbabwe working on new economic policy

September 13, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe government is working on a new short-term economic blueprint that is expected to help stabilise the economy as it moves towards achieving the middle income status by 2030. The short-term economic plan […]

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Zimbabwe gets new IMF representative

September 13, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Patrick Amir Imam as Zimbabwe’s resident representative, replacing Christian Beddies, who has been in the country since 2014. BY FIDELITY MHLANGA Imam, a national of Belgium, Egypt and […]

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New Finance Minister Hits Ground Running

September 12, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Newly appointed Minister of Finance, Professor Mthuli Ncube has embarked on a listening and consulting roadshow with stakeholders, starting with a private meeting with captains of industry. Professor Ncube met with fifty chief executive officers […]

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