Economy

  • Pensions industry pleads for waiver in payment of levies as Covid 19 takes effect
    Pensions industry pleads for waiver in payment of levies as Covid 19 takes effect Staff Reporter HARARE, The pensions industry is pleading for clemency on statutory requirements with relaxation of deadlines for submission of IPEC returns and a waiver in the payment of IPEC levies on the fore as the industry bows down to the effects of covid 19, Insurance24 can report. The industry says these are trying Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

Corporate

  • Cassava Fintech and Liquid Telecom Group partner to launch Sasai Wi-Fi Finder in Zimbabwe
    Cassava Fintech and Liquid Telecom Group partner to launch Sasai Wi-Fi Finder in Zimbabwe  Service to accelerate digital and financial inclusion in Africa London, England, August 6, 2020 – Cassava Fintech International (CFI) and Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) have announced the launch of the Sasai Wi-Fi Finder, a potential game-changer in driving digital and financial inclusion in Africa. The service, Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

Markets

  • Govt gazettes VFEX exchange control regulations
    Govt gazettes VFEX exchange control regulations Staff Writer HARARE – Government has gazetted regulations that will guide the setting up of the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX) under Exchange Control Regulations. This comes as the Finance Minister has set an end of August deadline for the operationalisation of the exchange, according to Treasury sources. The VFEX, which is being spearheaded Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

International

  • Insights From the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Insurance Companies
    Insights From the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Insurance Companies “Despite the difficulties, most insurers shared that they would retain an appetite for agriculture insurance” HARARE,  (Global Index Insurance Facility) – To understand the impact of COVID-19 on agriculture insurance operations, GIIF conducted a survey with 11 of its implementing partners in Sub-Saharan Africa and Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

Analysis

  • The market should price itself
    The market should price itself     By Equity Axis HARARE, Last week the government put in place a legislation charging any persons offering goods and service to quote both in local and foreign currency, for the products. The law follows a sustained disharmony between the local prices of goods and the comparable USD price charged at the point of sale (implied exchange rate) Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]