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The Sunday Mail

The Leading Family Newspaper in Zimbabwe

It is not every day that Simba Makoni says something that makes anyone sit up and listen. For many, the last time he did that was around 2000 when as Finance Minister he cut the price of beer. ...

Europe is seven years into recession. Italy and Greece have hit up to 42 percent and 56 percent youth unemployment rates, respectively. ...

Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa last week told a Zimbabwe-IMF relations breakfast meeting convened by The Herald Business in Harare that the country was open to business engagement with all. ...

Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries president Mr Charles Msipa has said they will release the results of their 2014 manufacturing sector survey next month. ...

Previous instalments opined that factional politics in Zanu-PF were transcending into the makings of a palace coup. ...

Bishop Lazarus COMMUNION with Bishop Lazarus On my parents’ bookshelf was a thin volume called “Tinker, Tailor: The Myth of Cultural Deprivation”. ...

By Wendy Nyakurerwa – Assistant Editor Product mark-ups in neighbouring South Africa range between two to 15 percent while in Zimbabwe businesses charge as they please. One would have thought that the National Income and Pricing Commission (NIPC) would be on the lookout for such price distortions. ...

In this second instalment on factionalism and ZANU-PF, it is submitted that there has been deliberate and subtle implantation of factional politics into the Youth League; with the most brazen episodes occurring at the recently concluded 6th National Youth Conference. ...

It was the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo who once said, “A people who love their Government will defend their Government.” ...

Our returning students bring back important international professional experience which can contribute to organisational reform and better performance. ...

COMMUNION with Bishop Lazarus Another royal brat is on the way. There is no bright star in the sky, no wise men trekking from the East to behold the progeny of Immaculate Conception. ...

Written By Patrick Zhuwao The most disturbing effect of factionalism in Zanu-PF over the past year has been on the economy and business confidence. ...

I, therefore, applaud the fiscal policy review statement for emphasising the need for beneficiation and value addition of our resources so that we can write price tags to our own exports. Right now, manufacturing represents just 13 percent of total exports. ...

The other day I had a discussion with a senior editor from a privately owned newspaper. Predictably, the discussion slowly steered itself towards the parlous state of the Zimbabwean economy and whether Government was doing enough, or whether it had the capacity to achieve a miracle turnaround. ...

We often wonder why for a country blessed with abundant resources, we seem short-changed in terms of national revenue. Why is it for a country that possesses the raw materials, we import finished commodities at a premium? ...

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