Civil servants will go on strike unless government raises salaries to the equivalent of US$475 for the lowest paid worker, union leaders said on Tuesday. Zimbabwean workers’ incomes have been eroded by resurgent inflation,...
After over a century of fighting off imperialists and their influences, we like to remind ourselves of the enemy we defeated. So, once in a while, we lay on some good old colonial fair. The Opening of Parliament, which marks...
Lawyers have marched in Harare in protest at what they describe as the 'fast tracking' of the trials of hundreds of people arrested in recent riots. Below, we publish the petition they submitted to the Chief Justice, Luke Malaba.
GOVERNMENT spending outpaced revenue by $225 million in the first quarter of 2018, up from $183 million last year, latest official data shows. The data shows government overshot its travel budget, while committing more to capital expenditure than was initially...
A LITTLE over 121,000 Americans visited Zimbabwe for business and leisure last year, 4% more than the pre-crisis peak registered in 1999. With tourist arrivals up 15% in the first quarter of this year, Zimbabwe expects a sustained rebound for...
THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), the country’s main business representative body, has come out in support of government’s 2% tax on electronic payments after initially opposing the unpopular revenue measure. The tax, announced by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on...
Zimbabwe recorded a primary surplus of $29 million in October, breaking a streak of huge deficits for much of the year, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Wednesday. The budget deficit is forecast to close the year at $2.8 billion,...
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday named respected banker and academic Mthuli Ncube as Finance Minister and dropped several veterans from a 20-member Cabinet that bore more pleasant surprises than disappointments. Mnangagwa, who assumed the presidency after former leader Robert Mugabe...
Under the cover of the protest mayhem two weeks ago, a group of armed men broke into the country’s Chiadzwa diamond fields. The Government insists that the unidentified group only got away with...
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on Wednesday faced MPs’ questions on the economy, in a session marked by a new round of heated policy debate with Tendai Biti, a former Finance Minister. Highlights:...
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