The murky fire sale begins

Zimbabwe is entering the realm of catfish, the fish that thrives in muddy waters, compared to the era of vultures that only circle over dying prey in broad daylight.
By Paidamoyo Muzulu Jun. 15, 2024

With open contracting, everyone sees everything

At such magnitude of spending, even the smallest improvement in procurement will inevitably result in vast gains for the taxpayer’s money.
By Charles Nyika Jun. 7, 2024

Buy Zimbabwe seeks 50% minimum local content requirement

Hwengwere said Zimbabwe needed to be much more aggressive in reaching Vision 2030.
By Belinda Chiroodza May. 28, 2024

Public procurement for private sector organisations

As public funds are being utilised, the scrutiny for cost-effectiveness and value for money is heightened, with emphasis on transparency and competition.
By Kudzai Chambisha May. 24, 2024

President’s public assets order raises eyebrows

President Mnangagwa last week gazetted General Notice 164B of 2024, exempting 21 public entities from compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act.
By Blessed Ndlovu and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Feb. 11, 2024

The transparency question in the Mutapa Investment Fund

The Public Procurement Act administers the entire buying cycle, including strategy, market methods, tender review and award, contract administration, and asset disposal.
By Tracy Mutowekuziva Oct. 27, 2023

‘Mnangagwa violates laws on many fronts’

SI 156 of 2023 renamed the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Zimbabwe to MIF and placed 20 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) under its management.
By Belinda Chiroodza Oct. 6, 2023

Mutapa Investment Fund illegal: Biti

The SI brought 20 State-owned entities under one roof.
By Kenneth Nyangani Oct. 5, 2023

Russian helicopters deal needs close scrutiny

According to Zimbabwe’s laws, such deals should be tabled before Parliament for approval because they entail the acquisition of external debt; but nothing of that sort happened.
By The Standard May. 21, 2023