Category: Opinion

Whither ZSE?

Whither ZSE liquidity crunch?
sj.jpgBy Stanley James

The liquidity crisis that has affected the day to day transactions for the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) market are becoming a major cause for concern as there appears to be no end in sight to the challenges bedeviling the bourse.

At a time when the ZSE is expected to play an important role in terms of economic recovery, limited revenue inflows are threatening the importance of the market in generating revenue for the economy.

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The World!

The World!

namusi.jpgBy Simbarashe Namusi

 

The world’s greatest football spectacle, more commonly known internationally as the “Fifa World Cup” is fast nearing the business end. In less than a week from now, new world champions will be crowned, the bee-like drone of the vuvuzela will die out and life will return to painful normalcy.

 

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Cricket Tragic

Cricket Tragic
panganai nzira.jpgBy Panganai Nzira

 

The snub by the International Cricket Council members to support the candidature of former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard’s bid to lead world cricket should be viewed with vigilance, as it exhibits an opaque yet oblique battle in the governance and politics of cricket.

 

That the vote should have been a formality because under the ICC’s rotation policy, it was Australia and New Zealand’s turn to nominate the next president and the two allies forwarded Howard’s name is ironic and deserves serious cross-examination.

 

 

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No to more banks!

No to more banks!

mhlomuli.jpgBy Mhlomuli Ncube

 

Some writings are eye-openers if one really takes time to think deeply. I say so with reference to Christopher Takunda Mugaga’s article in the Business Herald entitled, ‘Economy recovering at a very slow pace.’

 

I do not claim to be an expert on money matters, but I speak as an observer on behalf of my society if I feel there is need to point out certain flaws. Mugaga wrote, “In the banking sector, CBZ has been a knight in shining armor posting impressive returns, which could surpass all the competitors.

 

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The Three Toothless Lions: Good riddance to bad rubbish!!

albert.jpgBy Albert Chekai
In the article ‘The night the vuvuzelas went silent’ the cliché ‘football was invented by the English and perfected by the Brazilians’ was redefined with the sentence ’…but was destroyed by the South Africans’ being added. But after the display by England against Germany the same saying has again undergone refurbishment and goes like “though the English invented football which was later perfected by the Brazilians and distorted by South Africans, the same English destroyed the sport they founded”.

 

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