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Zimbabwe: SMEs are vital, but in a country with viable big corporations

Zimbabwe: SMEs are vital, but in a country with viable big corporations

In his 2014 national budget statement, new Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa signalled a shift in policy; a shift in policy towards a new thriving economy driven by the Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Speaking at a recent post-budget breakfast meeting in the capital Harare, Deputy Finance Minister Samuel Undenge reaffirmed…

Zim Asset: A blueprint so flawed it is difficult to take serious

Zim Asset: A blueprint so flawed it is difficult to take serious

OPINION (Zimbabwe Investor) – Ever since independence in 1980, Zimbabwe has crafted several policy documents meant to spur the country forward. All the policy documents have always been loaded with colourful promises and high sounding narrations but have all failed to deliver. The main reason for the failure to deliver…

Time for a Real Agriculture Revolution in Zimbabwe

Time for a Real Agriculture Revolution in Zimbabwe

FEATURE (Zimbabwe Investor) – Zimbabwe has over the years sold itself as an agro-based economy, yet there is little infrastructural and service investment into the sector at national level to show for the importance. The economy’s manufacturing sector extracts 60% of its input from agriculture, a sector which accounted for…

A united front would represent more than the sum of the MDCs’ separate vote count

A united front would represent more than the sum of the MDCs’ separate vote count

OPINION (Zimbabwe Investor) – The Nomination Court sat on Friday and both Welshman Ncube and Tsvangirai of the two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) factions were among the five candidates who filed separate candidacy papers putting paid to the idea of a coalition going into the poll. The leader of…