Business in Zimbabwe: Just waiting for investor

by Rumbidzai Mashavave A 34 paged document entitled Investment Guidelines and Opportunities in Zimbabwe  by the Government of Zimbabwe, signed by His Excellency E.D Mnangagwa, the President of Zimbabwe in January 2018 has been circulating in social media. In short,  … Continue reading Business in Zimbabwe: Just waiting for investor

Lessons from my mentor: 3

by Rumbidzai Mashavave An example of habits to adopt are Savings and Investment: Open an Old Mutual Unit Trust in Zimbabwe: @ 3% interest per annum and a minimum deposit of $100 and non compulsory monthly installments. Open a non Resident Account with First National Bank (FNB) in South Africa. A minimum deposit of ZAR50 equivalent in Forex and an initial ZAR110 for each Forex.  It has a savings account with an interest rate of 5% interest per annum.  Bank charges are ZAR54 per month charged to the chequing account. Research on the stock market and  invest in companies that … Continue reading Lessons from my mentor: 3

Business in Zimbabwe: Where there is a problem there is an opportunity!

In a branding workshop run by Thembie Khumalo I attended, she said something that changed the way I do business strategy and planning. People do not care about your business- be the solution they are looking for…in branding 70% of your time is spent in thinking. To be the solution, you need to understand the problem, how it is currently being solved and how you can be the desired solution to the target market. Public health, poverty, food insecurity and climate change are cross cutting issues in developing counties that the international development community has worked for decades to solve … Continue reading Business in Zimbabwe: Where there is a problem there is an opportunity!

The New Zimbabwe: Do Something!

by Rumbidzai Mashavave New President in 37 years, it is a historic time for Zimbabwe and a time where hope for a better Zimbabwe has been renewed. While we may agree or disagree with His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa choices in leadership, policy changes and action plan. It remains inevitable that things are looking up for Zimbabwe. However, this is at national level. What are you doing at an individual level? A song by Zimbabwean artist, Blesssing bled Chimanga -“DO SOMETHING” has a clear message that every good thing in life comes when you work hard and you have to do … Continue reading The New Zimbabwe: Do Something!