By Teresa Mugadza Robert Mugabe has died. As a Zimbabwean, this message had somewhat become something of a staple every beginning of the year for the last decade or so....
Mugabe was never a single story. Zimbabwe, the country he led for almost four decades, was never just a Mugabe story either. Few places help define Robert Mugabe, and...
By Perry Munzwembiri Mthuli Ncube, Zimbabwe`s minister of finance wrote an interesting op-ed in the Financial Times defending the re-introduction of a local currency. His argument is primarily premised on the theory that a weaker local...
By Chris Chenga There is a story told by Dominic Barton, the former Managing Director of global consultancy firm, McKinsey and Company. According to Barton, Xi Jinping, then governor of...
Zimbabwe, the country I serve as finance minister, has been in the news for restricting the use of the US dollar and other international currencies as legal tender. Why would we want to return to our own...
By Chris Chenga Have you watched “Bohemian Rhapsody”? It is an autobiographical movie about the band, Queen, focused on lead singer Freddie Mercury. The opening scene glances through Mercury’s passage to...
Perhaps the only surprise about Friday’s planned protests, which the police are now determined to stop, is that the Zimbabwe government appears surprised by them. They shouldn’t be. When, in October 2018, a...
Starting Wednesday’s MDC press briefing on Friday’s planned protest, party spokesperson Daniel Molokele could pass as a deacon making routine church announcements. By the end of the briefing, the placid lawyer had become testy,...
By Mukasiri Sibanda Open for business? Totemic. That is the word which perhaps aptly sums up the potential of Zimbabwe’s huge and diverse mineral wealth to propel the country’s socio-economic development agenda. Early...
By Chris Chenga Economists are disenfranchised. They are professionals wandering about trying to find their place in society. Don’t get me wrong, banks and industries employ economists; and pay them well too. These clients understand the importance...
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