OPEN ECONOMY: Textiles and the tale of Cottco
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OPEN ECONOMY: Textiles and the tale of Cottco

I am yet to see a Zimbabwean walking around in the nude. Across cities nationwide,…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Politicians sitting on economic issues
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OPEN ECONOMY: Politicians sitting on economic issues

Backtrack a few months, those who closely follow the media landscape will recall. There was…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Inter-period equity: Principle for Govt accountability
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OPEN ECONOMY: Inter-period equity: Principle for Govt accountability

Inter-period equity is a principle practiced in governmental accounting. It infers that accountability entails government’s…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Why are Africans paranoid?
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OPEN ECONOMY: Why are Africans paranoid?

When you are paranoid, you are constantly in a mental battle with oneself. 1,013 total views,…

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OPEN ECONOMY: State enterprises are hindering jobs and growth
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OPEN ECONOMY: State enterprises are hindering jobs and growth

“As Government, we are burdened by looking after a highly-educated unemployed group of people who…

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OPEN ECONOMY: The difference between average and great policy making
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OPEN ECONOMY: The difference between average and great policy making

There is a saying that goes, “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Charting our own competitive course
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OPEN ECONOMY: Charting our own competitive course

Europe is seven years into recession. Italy and Greece have hit up to 42 percent…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Fiscal and monetary policies – all in good faith
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OPEN ECONOMY: Fiscal and monetary policies – all in good faith

It was the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo who once said, “A people who…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Are natural resources, value addition enough?
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OPEN ECONOMY: Are natural resources, value addition enough?

We often wonder why for a country blessed with abundant resources, we seem short-changed in…

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Open Economy: The human element of economic progression
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Open Economy: The human element of economic progression

I like reading about romantic societies. By romantic I mean societies full of idealism, utopic…

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Open Economy: on Monetary Policy: Better safe, but we’ll all be sorry
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Open Economy: on Monetary Policy: Better safe, but we’ll all be sorry

Last week, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya gave his maiden Monetary Policy…

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Open Economy: Talking about a revolution
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Open Economy: Talking about a revolution

I am in favour of an economic revolution towards economic self-determination and free will. To…

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Open Economy: Selling Zimbabwe needs tact
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Open Economy: Selling Zimbabwe needs tact

Open Economy: Conflict of interest at the top
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Open Economy: Conflict of interest at the top

It is rare these days to come across someone who openly demands a free market…

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Open Economy: The lessons We Refuse to Learn
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Open Economy: The lessons We Refuse to Learn

We have managed to keep friendly relations with Eastern nations. These friendships have been very…

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