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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?

The RBZ clarifies what the government means by illegal externalization

So on of the things Zimbabwe's new not so new government did when they came in or rather returned was to issue a warning to people who had externalized foreign currency and assets illegally. President Mnangagwa even went so far as to say he and his government knew the names of the major externalisers. He went further to issue a [...]

By |2018-01-03T07:00:38+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The RBZ clarifies what the government means by illegal externalization

The Inn on Rupurara is for sale

The Inn on Rupurara is now available for sale. With the positive mood sweeping across the country at the moment, now might just be the time for you to become a hotel owner. What makes Nyanga and the Inn special? Nyanga is my home, it is in my bones; in my very core. The misty chilly  below zero winters, the [...]

By |2017-11-27T08:14:08+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Inn on Rupurara is for sale

Waiting for the Cabinet

This morning I woke up to the news of Dr Timothy Stamps' death. Most people who grew up in the 90s, Zimbabwe's golden age when we were the pride of Southen Africa, ought to know who he is. For a a long time he was the Minister of Health and Child Welfare. In those days ministers were chosen on merit. [...]

By |2017-11-27T06:35:28+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Business, Opinion, Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Waiting for the Cabinet

The mystery of the forgotten Solar Power Plants

During the 2013 election campaign and the election itself Zimbabweans were subjected to intensive power cuts. The boisterous ruling party, ZANU PF, made a lot of vague promises under their infamous catch all acronym ZIMASSET. One of these promises was that if the party was elected into power they would build solar power plants that would make Zimbabwe's power woes [...]

By |2017-11-13T09:00:59+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Business, Editorial|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The mystery of the forgotten Solar Power Plants

Econet’s deformed Ecocash App

We all love mobile banking and Ecocash but I don't know about you but I am tired of USSD codes. It seems every time I have to make a transaction I have to contend with a bucket load of numbers just so I can buy a drink. Sometimes I miss the cash days. Ecocash USSD Surely there has [...]

By |2017-11-10T08:01:22+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Econet’s deformed Ecocash App

Bitcoin basics for Africans

Everyone including us has been raving about how great or bad Bitcoin is. We even used it to estimate the real value of bond notes which the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe continues to claim is at par with the USD. The question on your mind right now might be: Just what the heck is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a currency Rest [...]

By |2017-11-02T10:59:41+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business, Technology|Tags: , |Comments Off on Bitcoin basics for Africans