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Zimbabwe Needs Own Spider Web

By Darlington Musarurwa WITH more than 80 percent of goods on retail shelves having been imported and Zimbabwebabwe serving as a huge “cash till” for South African manufacturers, policymakers are now raising concerns over the impact on local industries and the need to refocus energies towards promoting local brands.

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Choose business partners with caution

By Chemist Mafuba – The Herald, Zwe Title: Kutungana kwembudzi: Mutambo wechiShona Author: Nicholas Mwanaka Language: Shona Publisher: Benaby Print and Publishers Pages: 52 ISBN: 177926 011 3 Edition: Hardcover IN the play Kutungana kwembudzi, Nicholas Mwanaka shows you how to pick out characteristics of people you want to go into business with. “I know Hazvinei very well,” said Mandy. …

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An idea mooted in a difficult season will thrive in good times

by Tafirenyika Makunike WE MAY be geographically located in diverse regions but as long as you consume some product, there is no doubt that you will probably have your financial back to the wall if you have not proactively put your finances in order. In many places, fuel has gone up by about 30% this year and this invariably filters …

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Ministry promotes liberalisation of trade services

Business Reporter THE Ministry of Industry and Commerce is in the process of promoting the liberalisation of the country’s trade services in anticipation that the sector will play a big role in economic growth. This was said by the director of international trade in the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Mrs Beatrice Mutetwa, at a Zimbabwebabwe National Chamber of Commerce-hosted …

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Tourism: the boundless possibilities

by Tafirenyika Makunike I AM spending the whole of this week in Cape Town and when I look around, I sense that the tourism product is generally subdued. It is not the excessive hype we were sold pre-World Cup 2010 of exponential growth in arrivals. I have read through the annual report of one of the JSE listed South African …

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Why Branding Yourself is Important

By Quartz Marketing Today’s career and business climate is brutal. The days of working for one company your whole career are very rare. The days of the company protecting their employees are over. This is why it is so important to brand yourself. You have a talent and you should make sure everyone knows this. As a marketer, you know …

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Small Businessman Succeeds in Zimbabwe Tough Economy

Uploaded by NTDTV on Sep 21, 2009 At a roadside workshop in Harare, Samuel Nduma is busy putting finishing touches on this chest of drawers. Samuel designs his own furniture and has been in the business for ten years now. [Samuel Nduma, Furniture Maker]: “Before I came to this industry I was working at another clothing company, but after a …

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