With a show of hands, a wealthy family have finally checked out of part of a business they built over a century ago from empty beer crates, and stolen cattle. An EGM of...
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 Zimbabwe continues to struggle to produce sufficient quantities of the staple maize grain, two decades after the government started redistributing commercial farms from whites to black farmers, a frequent claim comes up. The farmers who moved to Zambia are responsible...
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...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa is among at least 43 African leaders who have flown to Russia, hoping to take a bite out of that country’s growing commercial interest on the continent. But he goes...
The stench of decaying rubbish fills the air around Euphrasia Mangwe’s house in the Zimbabwean capital, attracting hordes of green flies to the two plastic bins in the corner of her garden. It is an irritation...
When Godfrey Huggins was prime minister of Southern Rhodesia between 1933 and 1953, he made sure black workers would not be allowed to organise as unions. His reasons:  “The European in this country can be likened to...
The Zimbabwe government has announced that it will, by May, complete valuations to determine compensation for white farmers displaced under the land reform programme. A joint committee of government and farmer groups has been...
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...
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