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Investing in frontier, emerging markets

Some of the reasons that explain valuation gaps include the varying levels of privatisation, multinational presence, and private equity activity.
By Batanai Matsika Jul. 19, 2024
US$1,5bn steel plant gives Hwange Colliery oomph... coal miner grabs life-saving supply deal
US$1,5bn steel plant gives Hwange Colliery oomph... coal miner grabs life-saving supply deal
The agreement boosts recovery efforts under six-year reconstruction schemes.
By Shame Makoshori Jul. 19, 2024
Cell Insurance eyes regional expansion
The Cell Insurance CEO highlighted that the mining industry was their forte, giving the sector alternative transfer solutions.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 19, 2024
Kuvimba unveils US$40m plan to boost gold output
The investment will bolster the gold cluster's performance, according to Patrick Maseva-Shayawabaya, head of KMH’s gold cluster.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 19, 2024
Leveraging After Action Review to drive strategy implementation
Although originally developed by the military, AAR has proven to be an invaluable tool across various industries for enhancing performance and achieving strategic objectives.
By Memory Nguwi Jul. 19, 2024
‘Drip feeding strategy smashes economic growth momentum’
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mushayavanhu said this week in an interview with Reuters: “Confidence can only come with us walking the talk”.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga and Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Jul. 19, 2024
Implications of seed retention on ecosystems (I)
From an ESG perspective, seed retention is crucial for small holder African farmers for several reasons:
By Gloria Ndoro-mkombachoto Jul. 19, 2024
Stable currency to boost OK Zim sales
However, the firm highlighted that the retailer’s low United States dollar sales were leaving it exposed to informal retailers.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 12, 2024
Significance of ESG principles for sustainable development
While the adoption of ESG principles presents numerous benefits, there are also challenges that companies in Zimbabwe and Sub-Saharan Africa are facing:
By Gloria Ndoro-mkombachoto Jul. 12, 2024
Building a balanced investment portfolio
Portfolios that fall on the capital market line (CML), in theory, optimize the risk/return relationship, thereby maximizing performance.
By Batanai Matsika Jul. 12, 2024
Zim’s stock market roars back to life
Key contributors to these increases included Delta, Ecocash, Meikles, and Econet.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 12, 2024
Old Mutual pumps US$40m into projects
Group chief executive officer Samuel Matsekete told businessdigest that the remaining funds will be channeled into various projects, enabling the company to expand its scope. 
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Jul. 12, 2024
The need for more high-quality jobs
The low-quality jobs that are prevalent in the country concurrently reflect high levels of national poverty.
By Kevin Tutani Jul. 12, 2024
Beyond profit: Embracing humanistic mgmt in Zim
In Zimbabwe, where the economy has faced significant challenges in recent years, it is more important than ever for organisations to adopt a management
By Anthony Jongwe Jul. 12, 2024
Strategy trap: Why action plans are not enough
Many “strategic planning” retreats prioritize action planning, leading to documents filled with tasks and initiatives rather than a clear strategic direction.
By Memory Nguwi Jul. 12, 2024
Seed Co sows US$13m into African growth strategy
Additionally, part of its planned capital expenditure will go towards introducing new drought-resistant seed varieties, a strategic move to mitigate the impact of climate change.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Jul. 12, 2024
How internet is empowering Zim to showcase communities
Yet, for years, the ability of everyday Zimbabweans to share and celebrate the beauty of their homeland has been limited by geographical barriers and technological constraints.
By Jacob Mutisi Jul. 12, 2024
SecZim sounds alarm on private trading platforms
The SecZim chief said investors who participate in such platforms are exposed to risks that cannot be covered by conventional means such as the Investor Protection Fund.
By Melody Chikono Jul. 12, 2024
Zimplow looks to 50% increase in turnover for mining business unit
The decrease in volumes, Swan added, emanated from reduced orders from various mining houses due to a reduction in global mineral prices.
By Melody Chikono Jul. 5, 2024
Old Mutual quivers over third-party car insurance
However, several months later, local insurers are still awaiting specifics on how this transition will be implemented.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jul. 5, 2024
US$400m legacy debt keeps TelOne aground
TelOne’s legacy debt left the firm in a net liability position of $177,7 billion (about US$29,1 billion) as of the end of last year, according to the firm’s financial statements.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Jul. 5, 2024
Funeral assurers get ultimatum over IFRS 17
Despite the challenges faced by funeral assurers, Muradzikwa praised the broader industry for its proactive approach to IFRS 17.
By Melody Chikono Jul. 5, 2024
Climate change also creates opportunities
Communities can explore opportunities in waste management by collecting, transporting, disposing, recycling, reusing, and generating energy from waste.
By Darlington Muyambwa Jun. 28, 2024
Supply chain visibility can change profitability equation
The supply chain is subjected to varying tariffs, trade agreements and varied government regulations across different international markets.
By Charles Nyika Jun. 28, 2024
Understanding Chinese language, learning
Chinese is not mandatory in Zimbabwe. Enrolling at the Confucius Institute is voluntary - and people pay for the learning -
By Kelly Zvomuya and Tichaona Zindoga Jun. 28, 2024
Span of control: Manager’s guide to finding the optimal balance
This ultimately creates a stagnant environment where both employees and managers are held back from reaching their full potential.
By Memory Nguwi Jun. 28, 2024
Why Victoria Falls?
It is estimated that in 2019 alone, Pokémon Go earned US$1,4 billion while Pokémon Go live events earned US$249 million in tourism revenue.
By Batanai Matsika Jun. 28, 2024
Joining hands for a vibrant debt justice movement
We can empower ourselves to make a difference by recognising our shared responsibility.
By Zvikomborero Sibanda Jun. 28, 2024