By Ray Ndlovu From the tiny space he rents in the central business district of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city, Brian Tinotenda can look across the street and see the supermarket where he used to...
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mushayavanhu has written to RBZ staff, saying he needs to reform the bank to restore lost public trust. These internal changes, he writes, will include restructuring the bank and rebranding. Here,...
The scepticism was heavy in the room as Zimbabwe’s biggest business groups met last Thursday to discuss the new policy twist – a new currency, the ZiG. The man they were waiting for, the...
It has been a week of zeitgeist caused by the introduction of the ZiG and the attendant nightmare of dealing with the prevarications of a regime that is fixated on inflicting pain on its own citizens. Consummate...
By Ranga Mberi What if these are the good old days? These days in which I see pensioners outside NSSA’s bank at dawn, having slept there all night, waiting for a...
At Mutare Boys High School, our A-Level history teacher was a lanky English fellow who had come to Zimbabwe as part of the expatriate teacher programme. Mr Rawlins had just graduated from Cambridge University and spoke in...
By Douglas Mutepaire Imagine a political system where leaders don’t merely govern from a distance but live alongside the very people they represent. This vision lies at the heart of "Nzvahwa", an indigenous social-political...
On the 15 of March 2024, Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign sat down with nationally syndicated American radio host Big Boy (government name – Kurt Alexander). It was in the aftermath of Ye and Ty Dolla’s...
By Tatenda Mashanda Zimbabwe's political history is riddled with false narratives and memories; one is the claim that the "Second Republic" began with Mnangagwa's presidency. This misleading rhetoric hides the reality of power and...
Tuku’s birthday is in September and that is too far for me. This personal tribute to the master of the Korekore idiom cannot wait. I would be stretching it if I were to claim that Tuku was...
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