The Zimbabwe government has announced that it will offer land back to two categories of farmers who were dispossessed under land reform. As is the case with all things land, the announcement was met with outrage. “Mugabe turning in his grave,”...
In 2019, Zimbabwe was caught up in quite a spin, from the January riots, Mthuli Ncube’s policy upheavals, to the death of a dictator. Did any analyst, journalist or commentator at any one...
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has tempered his economic growth expectations for 2020, forecasting the economy to recover 3%, lower than his initial projection of 4.6%. The economy is still expected to shrink by 6.5% this...
As power supply becomes more erratic, Zimbabwe's miners, among the country's largest consumers of electricity, are deepening their investments in solar energy. Caledonia Mining is inviting bidders to build a 20MW solar farm...
In April this year, the State-controlled Herald splashed a triumphant headline across its front page: “Chinese company to build $7bn tourism city”. A Chinese firm, the Touchroad Group, planned to build a $7 billion tourism city in Zimbabwe, the paper...
CABINET speculation season is upon us and, once again, Zimbabweans are demanding the appointment of technocrats into Government. As if they voted for them. Newspaper headlines are calling for these so-called technocrats. Social media is lining up a list of...
A new regime of US sanctions has just been signed into law, opening a fresh front in the increasingly polarised political debate in Zimbabwe. Critics say they hurt the economy, while supporters say the...
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