Is Zimbabwe truly open for business – Investing in the mining sector in Zimbabwe

By |2019-06-12T05:37:33+02:00November 12th, 2018|Corporate & Commercial, Featured|

Mining in Zimbabwe is primarily regulated by the Mines and Minerals Act [Chapter 21:05] (“the Act”), which amongst other things deals with acquisitions and rights to conduct exploration, prospecting and mining. The Act has not been substantively amended for more than a decade and there is need to bring the law in line with current [...]

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Licensing of Ethanol Producers in the Fuel Sector

By |2019-06-12T05:48:46+02:00May 31st, 2018|ARIPO, Corporate & Commercial, H&B|

Commentary on a Business Weekly article of 4-10 May 2018 titled “Ethanol shortages push up fuel price…..as Green Fuel stops production” The Business Weekly of 4 May 2018 reported that the price of fuel has increased as a result of the failure by Green Fuel to resume the production of ethanol on the back of [...]

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Debt Collection – How an Acknowledgment of Debt can save a creditor time and money

By |2019-06-12T05:37:34+02:00March 16th, 2018|Corporate & Commercial|

In debt collection matters, the main issues to be decided usually include whether or not the debtor is truly indebted to the creditor in the amount claimed. These issues can be difficult to prove without proceeding to trial even where the parties signed a contract documenting their agreement. Therefore, a party may save him/herself time [...]

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A Run for Your Externalised Money

By |2019-06-12T05:37:34+02:00March 16th, 2018|Corporate & Commercial|

On 13 December 2017, the former Zanu PF Central Committee member, Mr James Makamba returned to Zimbabwe after twelve years of self-imposed exile. Mr Makamba skipped bail and fled Zimbabwe in 2005 after being charged with eleven counts of contravening the Exchange Control Act [Chapter 22:05] as read with the Exchange Control Regulations, 1996 Statutory [...]

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