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Zimbabwe’s government wants to bring company registration online

The only way currently of registering a company online in Zimbabwe is via an agent. These will charge you a premium of at least $100 per each company you register. If you intend to register a Private Business Corporation (PBC) you have to part with at least $70 or more. According to Justice Minister Ziyambi this is set to change [...]

By |2018-02-09T08:30:48+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Zimbabwe’s government wants to bring company registration online

Econet disables the *151*# shortcut following hoax

During this week worrying news spread like wildfire through WhatsApp groups and Facebook. You could hack someone's Ecocash account simply by dialing *151*#. Doing this would allow you to access someone's Ecocash top menu without a pin. Ecocash top level menu This what you used to get when you dialed *151*#. It is the same menu you get [...]

By |2018-02-02T12:20:44+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Econet disables the *151*# shortcut following hoax

What it means to be successful and how to get there

What is success? I distinctly remember my High School Headmaster posing this question to us during our A Level farewell party all those years ago. There he was a man whose head was peppered with grey hair who seemed to have all the answers yet on this he expressed genuine bewilderment. Our blog is named Success Africa so you can [...]

By |2018-02-01T08:32:48+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Business, Sage Advice|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What it means to be successful and how to get there

NRZ is asking government for special treatment

According the the Herald the NRZ is seeking a special Statutory Instrument that will see trucks ( gonyetis) banned from carrying heavy metals. This will allow the NRZ to exclusively carry these. Such a measure would be unfortunate cuddling that will allow the NRZ to continue to live on handouts instead of being competitive and fend for themselves. When I [...]

By |2018-01-29T08:10:55+00:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Business, News, Opinion|Comments Off on NRZ is asking government for special treatment

Zimbabwean Government scraps 5cents tax for transactions below $10

Those of us who make it a habit to study their bank statements carefully every week know that the government levies 5 cents on each and every electronic transaction that you make. We mean every transaction. For relatively high value transaction like a $10 purchase at a supermarket that seems like nothing. Paying 5 cents to the government every time [...]

By |2018-01-26T09:37:39+00:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Business, Finance, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Zimbabwean Government scraps 5cents tax for transactions below $10

Steward Bank unveils Kwenga an affordable POS swipe machine

Yesterday Steward Bank unveiled its latest innovation. A new swipe machine that is aimed at SMEs (small and medium businesses). Branded Kwenga the little portable machines can be paired with a phone and come in two versions a smaller one that costs $35 and a larger one that costs $200. This swipe machine is a lot like the Swedish iZettle [...]

By |2018-01-26T08:39:53+00:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Business, Entrepreneur, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Steward Bank unveils Kwenga an affordable POS swipe machine

Ecocash partners with Untu-Capital to bring Money Markets to the masses

EcoCash has partnered a Untu-Capital a local micro finance company. The partnership will allow members of the public to purchase bonds from the Financial Securities Exchange using Ecocash. What is a bond? Is a legal document (could also be in electronic format) that is issued by a company in exchange for money say $100 i.e. a debt instrument. The person [...]

By |2018-01-19T08:52:29+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Business, Finance, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ecocash partners with Untu-Capital to bring Money Markets to the masses

Government warns illegal colleges again

Zimbabwe used to have the most robust education infrastructure that was the envy of all its African neighbors. Then the last decade and a half happened when there was zero investment in building new and repairing old infrastructure. The result was that government schools are unable to meet demand. This has seen a rise in the number of privately owned [...]

By |2018-01-19T07:54:38+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Business, Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Government warns illegal colleges again

The Zimbabwean government seeks rengagement implements reforms

A lot of people were euphoric at the fall of Robert Mugabe now a good part of them are frustrated at what they think is a lack of progress by the successor government. What many people are forgetting is that it takes longer to build than it takes to destroy. Robert Mugabe and his cronies some of whom are still [...]

By |2018-01-19T07:12:45+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Business, News, Opinion|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Zimbabwean government seeks rengagement implements reforms

Should you start a business solo or find a co-counder?

A lot of research that has been carried out shows that Start Ups founded by co-founders are more likely to succeed than those that have a solo founder. In my opinion when starting a business it is always a good thing to have a co-founder. The optimum number  of co-founders is two; you and the other guy/girl. Three or co-founders [...]

By |2018-01-09T08:17:46+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Business, Sage Advice|Tags: |Comments Off on Should you start a business solo or find a co-counder?