President Emmerson Mnangagwa had yet another chance to show leadership in a national address Tuesday morning. But, as he has done countless times, he squandered it in a tone deaf statement that only further dents his standing. Planned protests last...
By David Masunda Alex Goho, the musician and music producer, called: "Ko iwe svikiro rako raenda ka, nematambudziko!" (condolences, your spirit medium is gone). A few years ago, I had been informed by a mutual friend, Doloroza Mubvumbi, that Air...
Common Law With Mike Murenzvi “Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights.” ― Elihu Root Over recent weeks, a number of prominent and ordinary...
Fadzayi Mahere, lawyer and MDC Alliance spokesperson, was among dozens arrested on Friday for taking part in protests against the government. She was in a group of seven arrested at Groombridge, Harare. The group spent Friday night in jail...
Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri, who has died at age 65, was the first commander of the 5 Brigade, the unit that had a lead role in the Gukurahundi massacres. He served as commander of the Air Force of Zimbabwe...
Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with white former farmers for US$3.5 billion in compensation for improvements on farms taken over for resettlement under the land reform exercise. But, why are farmers being compensated? What are they being compensated for exactly?...
Common Law With Mike Murenzvi “The safety of the people shall be the highest law” ― Marcus Tillius Cicero   If you’re like me, you’ll by now have gotten a bit lost on what’s permissible and what's not in the current lockdown laws....
Trade on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has been halted for weeks, after government ordered a halt to investigate what it said are illegal activities undermining the currency. The ruling ZANU PF party has also recommended the delisting of...
US dollar allowances and allowing retailers to trade in forex show a government shifting into reverse gear, possibly ditching two years’ worth of policy steps to end dollarisation. The damage ahead is inevitable. It could all have been avoided, had...
An entry on the website of one of John Bredenkamp’s companies tells us all we need to know about the controversial businessman: “In Africa, it is essential to work with change, not against it”. Bredenkamp, who has died at 79,...
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