Dear Mr President, Let’s start by talking about what’s important to Zimbabweans. The things Zimbabweans demand are not complicated. They are not anything out of the ordinary. They...
The Western world judges Zimbabwe at a higher standard than it does other African countries, and that’s not entirely a bad thing. The temptation is to demand that the EU and US use the same low standards on Zimbabwe...
By Pascal Mandeya The Zimbabwean economy is currently facing shortages of essential imports such as fuel and medicines, and root of this crisis is at the banks where foreign currency holdings are not enough to meet depositors’ daily requirements. This has...
There is a real sense of despair in the country. Perhaps it is a left over from the heady days when we celebrated the final departure of Mr. Mugabe from office and welcomed a 'new' government. Then the elections...
It’s been five years since five people died in Chitungwiza after a goblin exploded as it was being beheaded. That, at least, is how many still remember the events of January 2013, when a blast powerful enough to blow the...
After weeks of conjecture we had the first budget of the new Government on Thursday. The Minister was not thrown by the chaos that resulted when the MDC Members refused to respect the State President and were evicted from...
By Mukasiri Sibanda Shortly before the Finance Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube delivered his maiden national budget statement in Parliament, Bulawayo city was showered with rains. The Botswana Pula, a strong and stable currency which literally means rain, immediately came...
In September, while meeting fund managers in New York, Finance Minister Mthuli said what the economy needed was a “big bang”, a shock to the system. A week later, he brought that big bang; on the advice of banks...
On the eve of the military coup that led to his rise to power, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has written this article on reforms in The Financial Times. __ When Margaret Thatcher was elected UK prime minister in 1979, she recognised that...
In an interview on CNBC Africa, Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa said President Emmerson Mnangagwa was sincere in his intentions and that sanctions on Zimbabwe had to be lifted. His comments drew the ire of Mnangagwa opponents. MDC Alliance MP...
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