Zimplats FY profit down 94% after big $98m tax charge

ZIMPLATS, the country’s largest platinum producer, has reported a 94 percent drop in annual after-tax profit to $2.6 million after taking a $98 million tax hit from a land...

ZW VIEW: We want technocrats, but we don’t want them

CABINET speculation season is upon us and, once again, Zimbabweans are demanding the appointment of technocrats into Government. As if they voted for them. Newspaper headlines are calling for these...

Turnall turns the corner, SMM fibre supplies grow

TURNALL Holdings reported its biggest half-year profit since dollarisation in the first half of 2018, driven by strong volume growth and an unlikely upswing in construction activity in the...

Barclays – The times they are a-changin’

BARCLAYS Bank Zimbabwe becomes First Capital Bank in October, shedding its century-old brand, but the bank has already abandoned its former conservatism, gorging on government securities in a manner...

Motlanthe to lead probe into post-election shootings

FORMER South African President Kgalema Motlanthe will chair a seven-member commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe’s post-election violence. Seven people were left dead following a military crackdown on opposition protesters in...

Is ZANU-PF more popular than ED?

WHILE President Emmerson Mnangagwa just squeaked through in the July 30 election, securing 50.67% of the vote, his ZANU-PF party took a commanding 69% of the contested 210 parliamentary...