Mthuli Ncube has one job when he walks up to the mic in Parliament to present the 2020 budget; put money into the pockets of consumers. The Finance Minister will not have missed the news...
As things get tough, more and more Zimbabweans are looking to “prophets” to divine the future and sell them some hope. From their pulpits, out on the streets and in large venues, they draw...
Jorum Gumbo, the former Transport Minister, has been arrested for his actions around the Zimbabwe Airways controversy. But it tells a story of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s feeble anti-corruption drive that none of the charges Gumbo faces shed...
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...
By Mukasiri Sibanda Anchored on public pre budget consultations, the process to formulate the 2020 National Budget Statement is underway. Public participation during budget formulation is fundamental. Citizens and civil society must grab...
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...
By Chris Chenga “By 2050 more than 40% of people on the planet will live under severe water stress. 20% will be exposed to frequent floods. Assets at risk of floods could reach $45...
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 Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has banned cash-in and cash-out transactions on mobile money. But, by announcing the ban without bringing a solution to the cash crunch, central bank officials are reminding us of what they are; firefighters that...
By Chris Chenga On September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in New York State. It has been eleven years and a week since; the ideals of free markets and financialisation of economies...
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