CCZ Applauds The RBZ Decision On The Amendment Of The Banking Act

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe congratulates the Acting RBZ Governor Mrs Charity Dhliwayo on her pronouncement in the 2014 Monetary Policy Statement, in which shareholders who abuse depositors funds risk prosecution and jail. readmore

CCZ Invites Consumer Input On Network Cost Analysis And Modelling

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) participated at a workshop on mobile network cost analysis and modelling organised by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) in association with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). raedmore

Chicken Prices Charged To Retailers By Suppliers

Christmas Wish From The Consumer Council Of Zimbabwe

Christmas and New Year are around the corner and it is time for merry making and good cheer. Schools are closed and children are on vacation and parents are keen to ensure that their children enjoy their holidays with new clothes, toys and plenty of food. readmore

Comment On Water By The Consumer Council Of Zimbabwe

Harare, 08 April 2013 - The 22nd of March 2013 was World Water Day. And it is only recently when we were told by the Municipality of Harare that the City’s town clerk, Tendai Mahachi was assuming the management of the Council’s waste management department. readmore

Consumer Council Of Zimbabwe (CCZ) AS A WatchDog

CCZ engaged the City of Harare concerning the water tariffs as there was an outcry from the public on high bills for the month of January 2009. The outcome of the dialogue was as follows: readmore

Consumer Council Of Zimbabwe (CCZ) As Students On FieldWork Placement In Pictures

Consumer Council Of Zimbabwe (CCZ) Launches A Thirteen Week Radio Programme

CCZ launched a thirteen week programme with a local radio station (Sport FM) to conscientise and sensitise consumers about the existence of CCZ, its roles and functions and how it protects the rights of the consumers. readmore

Consumer Protection Bill

From 11-15 June 2012,

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) participated at a workshop on mobile network cost analysis and modelling organised by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) in association with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). readmore

Consumer Rights And The Patients Charter 7 January 2009 From 1600 To 1700 Hours

We are carrying on with our theme of educating consumers on their rights and responsibilities through consumer education in schools, supermarkets and the media. readmore

Consumers Should Be Wary Of Promotions

The festive season ushers in the biggest shopping season of the year. During this time, retailers anticipate big business and oftentimes order huge stocks of supplies, some of which they remain stuck with after the holidays, and are usually wont on disposing off quickly. readmore

Consumers Want Service Charters With Utility Providers-City Councils

before 2005, Consumers have had numerous problems in relation to service providers, especially City Councils. The year 2005 stands out in the minds of consumers, because everything that could have gone wrong with City Councils services reached the peak in 2005. readmore

Reduction In Bank Charges:Consumer Justice Now!

The Memorandum of Agreement between the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to lower interest rates and bank charges needs commendation. readmore

CCZ's Response On Special Coins Introduction

Recently Zimbabwe has been battling a liquidity crisis and small change challenges in shops, wholesales and all over in the market place where trading occurred. readmore

Fix Our Phone Rights

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe celebrates the World Consumer Rights Day an annual occasion for celebration and solidarity within the International Consumer movement. readmore

Introduction Of Special Coins In Zimbabwe By The Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe

On the 5th of December 2014 RBZ Governor Dr J. Mangudya announced the introduction of bonded coins in Zimbabwe to support the multi currency system will be in circulation from the 18th of December 2014. The coins which will be issued on a one to one equivalence to the US dollar coin in denominations of 1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, will be interchangeable into US dollars at any bank, shop,supermarket or other business in Zimbabwe. readmore

Kombis:A Road Menace And Public Menace No.2

Efforts by the Harare City Council to rid the city of touts are very commendable because quite clearly touts had become a major public menace. readmore

Promotions! What Promotions

As a general term, a promotion encompasses all the different ways available to make a product or service known to and purchased by customers, usually, for a limited period of time. readmore

PSMAS Shock Salary Schedule

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe is in shock and very disturbed with the news of the salaries for top management of PSMAS. readmore

State Of The Roads In Harare Deplorable

Potholes at Avondale and Kamfinsa shopping centre as well as big, gaping potholes along Seke Road between Caledon shops and the Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) are worrisome public service delivery inertia by the Harare City Council. readmore

Status Of ICTs In Zimbabwe

The degree to which all sectors can integrate ICTs in their operations is determined by the capacity of the ICT sector to provide desired services in a cost effective and sustainable manner. readmore

Traffic light labelling essential in determining healthy foods

By Eddington Nhika

A consumer quiz on cereals conducted by the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) has shown that consumersare facing difficulties in choosing a healthy diet by merely glancing at the face of packaged products with no traffic light labelling. readmore

What We Do At Consumer Council Of Zimbabwe (CCZ) As Students On FieldWork Placement

From 7 September 2009, we stated fieldwork placement with the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe. As Social Work students on attachment at CCZ we are exposed to a plethora of experience and knowledge that helps us grow both professionally and socially. readmore

CCZ marks World Consumer Rights Day and delivers Petition to Parliament on Consumer Protection Bill 2nd April 2013

On the 26 and the 27th of March 2013, the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) belatedly joined the global consumer movement in celebrating the World Consumer Rights Day and used the opportunity to drum up support for consumer justice by calling for the speedy enactment of a Consumer Protection Act. readmore

World Consumer Rights Day 15 March 2010: Our Money; Our Rights

All round the world, in over 150 countries, where there are consumer organizations, and generally all consumers, including Zimbabwe, where the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe operates as the sole consumer organization in the country, 15 March is a very important day when World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated. readmore

Do you know that you have Rights as a Consumer

On 15 March 1962, Former President John F. Kennedy said;

“Consumers by definition include us all. They are the largest group, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision. readmore