A year ago, Kuvimba Mining House did not exist. Now it could be the country's biggest gold producer. How? The answer shows how transparency is still not a thing for Zimbabwean authorities.
So ends 2020, a year we all wish could be deleted from the calendar. For Zimbabwe, there was so much to process this year; from all the currency rule changes, the politics, and the...
Just days into the COVID-19 lockdown, Samantha Murozoki discovered that a neighbour and her family were going hungry.  With markets shut down, they, like many others who live off trading, had no income to...
In a year in which hyperinflation raged, incomes were eroded, and the political crisis showed no sign of easing, it was hard to find anything resembling good news on the economy to sift from the bad. But there were, beneath...
By Mthuli Ncube With the recent announcements of vaccines to the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is staring through their dark tunnel to get a glimpse of the light. While the pain continues, and many still suffer, the ray of hope is...
A High Court consent ruling directing the Ministry of Finance to publish details of foreign loans is an important step towards transparency, but may not go far enough if it does not pierce the veil covering a huge central...
By Takura Zhangazha There is an increasing ambiguity when influential Zimbabweans debate their current government’s macro-economic policies.  This is probably because they do not have structured differences with its neoliberal/free market/ease of doing business thrust. Ordinary Zimbabweans are not so ambiguous in...
By Sharon Mupfure Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube, since his appointment two years ago, has never been a friend of the poor. In his latest budget statement, he makes it clear that nothing has changed. One of his first decisions as minister...
By Veronica Zano and Mukasiri SIbanda The drama of the election in the US, a country previously lauded as the beacon of democracy, has grabbed the world’s attention as the incumbent, Donald Trump, has refused to accept defeat. In electoral processes,...
Zimbabwean industry, once the envy of the region, has been decimated by the economic crisis of the past 20 years. The National Development Strategy, the latest government five-year economic plan, carries five sets of data that show the scale of...
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