Articles tagged 'ease of doing business'

Shop licensing laws need amendments 24 March 2018 HARARE - THE Shop Licences Act has been identified as one of the Acts which needs to be revised under the programme of ease of doing business, Parliament heard this week. Legislators said the Shop Licences Act was crafted in 1976 and the Act was last amended in 1988. They said the Act is ri...
Zim must prioritise the economy: Old Mutual 15 February 2016 HARARE - Insurance giant Old Mutual says Zimbabwe must put the economy at the top of the agenda and correct its deficiencies in the corruption index and ease of doing business rankings' criteria for the country to achieve growth. “The Zimbabwean economy remains a hub of potential growth as the...
Zim moves to establish commercial court 20 December 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe has started mobilising resources for the establishment of a commercial court to deal with rising corporate and white-collar crimes in the country, it has emerged. The deputy chief secretary to the President and Cabinet Ray Ndhlukula on Thursday told delegates at an Ease of Do...
Zim improves 'ease of doing business' 18 December 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe has reduced the number of days it takes to register a company from 91 to 30 days as the country moves to improve the its ease of Doing Business environment, a government official has said. The permanent secretary for Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Virginia Mabhiza, ...
Treat investors fairly, Zim urged 13 September 2015 HARARE - The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (Baz) has warned government to stop prioritising certain investors at the expense of others. Baz president Sam Malaba said the same treatment awarded to Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote must be extended to all who wish to invest in Zimbabwe. “T...
Terrorising Masiyiwa, embracing Dangote 8 September 2015 LONDON - It has dawned on Zanu PF that its so-called resource nationalism has failed to produce expected results. Zanu PF had anticipated that over time its agrarian revolution would vivify Zimbabwe's moribund economy. However, this has not happened or at least at the scale that it had anticip...
Zim needs more Dangotes 7 September 2015 HARARE - Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote’s choice of investing in Zimbabwe became the most trending story of the past week. For a country that is in the throes of a moribund economy teetering on the brink of slipping into a dysfunctional state, it is expected that visits such as the one by...
Dangote deal: Test for Zim investor climate 6 September 2015 HARARE - Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote's plans to invest millions in constructing a cement plant in Zimbabwe will test the country's investor climate which has previously scuttled several promising multi-million dollar deals, analysts have said. Africa's richest man made an inaugural visi...
Zim must open up — Dangote 2 September 2015 HARARE - Billionaire and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, says Zimbabwe must open up to foreign investment by relaxing its stringent visa conditions and improve on the ease of doing business. Dangote — with a net worth of $17,2 billion according to Forbes Magazine — told Tourism minister W...
Dangote raises Zim hopes but... 2 September 2015 HARARE - Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote’s choice of investing in Zimbabwe is a huge statement which should be encouraging to all progressive forces in the country. Dangote is valued at $17,2 billion by the influential Forbes Magazine and has many interests across Africa where his conglomer...
Zim tumbles on World Bank rankings 31 October 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe has declined two positions to 170 out of 185 countries on the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank 2014 report. Despite the implementation of the midterm policy as its economic blue print for the past two years, the country has continued to fare poorly o...
Zim's 'ease of doing business' rating falls 20 January 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe has slipped down two places in the World Bank s ease of doing business 2013 survey, ranking 172 out of 185 economies. The report, released on January 14, ranks economies based on ease of doing business in registering property, getting electricity, protecting investors, enforcing...