Makanaka Chikowero: The Future is Young; The Future Is Female

Makanaka Chikowero: The Future is Young; The Future Is Female

By Tsitsi Florence Nauruma I have been following with keen interest in the series that is published in this paper written by Chester Dimairho for personal reasons. One aspect that stands out is the issue of doing the right thing right from the word go and then somehow success seems to follow you. In a world full of cutting corners, instant gratifications, quick fixes and 2-minute meals that is almost becoming impossible. That, in a way, has infiltrated the working environment as we see it today. I fear how worse…

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Women of Substance

Women of Substance

By Edward Mukaro CONSTANTLY updating her priority’s list, coupled with the realisation of the need to move and explore new business ideas and themes has worked wonders for business award winner and Avalon Property Brokers founding director, Eunice Chimba Mugabe, who is also the first female secretary-general of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe (REIZ) in its rich 75-years history. Spurred by the wise words of her father, who always reminded her not to settle for less in life, no matter the circumstances, Eunice took to business like a-duck- to-water,…

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Networking key to success

Networking key to success

By Edward Mukaro BUTTRESSING her business on a firmly networking base and the blessing of an eagle’s eye enabled Angelina Nyatanga to launch her deeply rooted business, fulfilling her passionate teenage hood vision. Her early life at home and later as lessons of life, which clearly began from home and nurtured at Regina Mundi High school, in Gweru, have spurred ‘Angie’ to where she is now, as a businesswomen who is running a flourishing Information Communication and Technology company (1995) – a firm she founded in earnest – in her…

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From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

By Edward Mukaro IMAGINE a business that empowers and benefits not only the founder, but also communities, through a dynamic and well-polished structure, which is inclusive and promotes local rural women to improve livelihoods of their families. Such is the vision that has brought Divine Pro Skin Clinic and Beauty Spa director Providence Moyo into the international business arena. The beautician and entrepreneur, who was inspired by her rural background runs her business out of a passion to rid the increase in illegal trade in skin and hair products that…

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From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

From obscurity to the stars: Providence Moyo

By Edward Mukaro IMAGINE a business that empowers and benefits not only the founder, but also communities, through a dynamic and well-polished structure, which is inclusive and promotes local rural women to improve livelihoods of their families. Such is the vision that has brought Divine Pro Skin Clinic and Beauty Spa director Providence Moyo into the international business arena. The beautician and entrepreneur, who was inspired by her rural background runs her business out of a passion to rid the increase in illegal trade in skin and hair products that…

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Breaking Barriers: Marah Hativagoni

Breaking Barriers: Marah Hativagoni

By Edward Mukaro UNPERTURBED by the prospect of being surrounded and leading male colleagues in the business world, coupled by a desire cast in stone to never leave a stone unturned, Codchem (Pvt) Limited co-founder and Managing Director Marah Hativagone represents the modern businesswoman, who has used her business acumen and passion to work her way up the ladder to be counted amongst the whose who of today’s captains of industry, in Zimbabwe. Many know Marah as the first black woman to be appointed the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce…

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Fruits of passion: Shelton Paza

Fruits of passion: Shelton Paza

By Edward Mukaro LIVING in a global village and internet of things, PAVCON Industries managing director Shelton Paza is a man focused on securing a place in the global village, a development he foresees as the ideal platform that will provide commercial exposure and opportunities for progression in his fast rising paving and concrete manufacturing business. Determined to be his own boss, since before leaving school, Shelton made it a point to focus his studies on the main line of work he intended to erk out his livelihood and that…

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