World fertiliser giant Uralchem close to Chemplex takeover

Uralchem, one of the world’s largest fertiliser companies, is close to a deal to take over Chemplex, Zimbabwe’s biggest chemical and fertiliser maker. Dmitry Mazepin, the billionaire owner of Uralchem,...

Undermined by forex crisis, Zimbabwe gold producers warn of mine closures

Zimbabwe’s gold miners have warned that they may suspend operations if they are not allowed to keep a larger share of their export earnings, as currency volatility hits an...

Zimbabwean Madzinga appointed Swiss Re’s new UK & Ireland CEO

Zimbabwean actuary Tavaziva Madzinga has been appointed chief executive officer for UK and Ireland at Swiss Re, the world’s second largest reinsurer. Madzinga succeeds Frank O'Neill who left the firm...

Kombi nation: Re-imagining our urban transport system

By Mike Murenzvi Over the past 25 years, kombis have taken over the urban public transport system and become the go-to method of transportation for millions of Zimbabweans. The collapse...

Top US diplomat on Zim investment: We like your talk, now let’s see your...

The top US diplomat for Africa on Tuesday voiced cautious optimism over economic reforms in Zimbabwe, but said America wanted to see “concrete” steps on pledges of reform.  Tibor Nagy,...

Zimbabwe lifts import ban to ease shortages, but this may hurt local industries

Desperate to ease commodity shortages, Government has suspended restrictions on basic goods imports, but the move might increase demand for foreign currency and halt the slow recovery that local...